Huntington Hills Center for Health and
400 S Service Road
Melville, NY 11747
Aging Parents Seminar
This is a multi group event open to all. It is not meant
to be age specific or gender balanced..
Wednesday, November 2nd
Aging Parents Seminar at Huntington Hills Center for
Health and Rehabilitation
Complimentary admission and food if registered
||Event sponsored by Senior Helpers:
IF YOU HAVE A PARENT THAT IS
AGING, THIS SEMINAR IS FOR YOU!!
for comp admission
This class would be complimentary if you
REGISTER IN ADVANCE
Speakers/Topics may include but are not limited to:
The latest in MEDICAID- (Elder
Care Attorney Michael Pfeifer- Pfeifer
Why and when to go conservative
with investments. What are the latest trends? (Eric Bencivenga -
How to take control of many
aspects of aging and planning…even our final goodbyes. (Christopher
Tombline - Guttermans Funeral Home)
The importance of Jewelry
Appraisal and Estate Valuations, how can this help your
financial planning (Marvin Soskil- Brette
Learn about free family training
and resources. (Karen Blank Alzheimers Association)
What to expect from short term
rehab and long term nursing care. (Jo Ann Landers- Huntington Hills
Center for Health and rehabilitation)
Home Care 101 (Laura Giunta-
Bring us your questions and
concerns we can help. Panelists will give a brief overview of the
Full hour Q&A.
away concise knowledge of some of the most pertinent topics in aging
you are completely lost and really not sure where to start, you will
also be able to set up a time with Laura Giunta who will help guide
you through this maze. Laura's consultation services are
completely free of charge.
for comp admission
Jo Ann Landers is the Director of
Admissions & Marketing at Huntington Hills Center for
Nursing & Rehabilitation.
She started her healthcare career in 1980 by opening
the first Suffolk County office to what is now one of the
largest national home health care agencies, Gentiva.
After 10 years in the home care industry,
Ms. Landers launched her own business by developing a
comprehensive ancillary network and marketed those services to
unions, self-insured groups and third party administrators.
When managed care dominated the market place, she decided to
conclude her self-employment and took a position with the
largest managed care company on Long Island, MagnaCare. During
her tenure she developed and implemented an ancillary network
that included providers on Long Island, in all five boroughs
and upstate New York.
Believing she had accomplished her goal
in developing a comprehensive ancillary network, Ms. Landers
decided to bring her talents to the Assisted Living and Long
Term Care industry. Traveling as far east as Southampton and
as far west as the Bronx, she has effectively worked for both
profit and non-for-profit organizations planning and
implementing successful fund raisers, organizing community
events and overseeing projects that successfully increased
both revenue and census. In addition, Ms. Landers has acted as
project manager for several corporate initiatives. She has a
knack for linking people and staying connected to the needs of
In addition to her role as Chair of the
Board of Directors for Long Island
Family Care Giver Coalition, she serves as a Spiritual Care
Companion and has volunteered her time as a Buddy through
LIACC and Little Flower Children Services.
Ms. Landers continues to support her mother, who is the
primary care giver to her 85 year old father suffering from
Parkinson’s Disease, by providing respite care, managing the
community Medicaid process as well as guiding both parents
through the healthcare system to ensure that they have the
services in place to keep her father at home as long as
Michael L. Pfeifer is a partner in the firm of Pfeifer
& Choi, PLLC. The firm concentrates in the areas of
elder law, special needs planning and estate planning.
Michael has been practicing law since 1987. He is a
former Co-Chair of the Elder Law Committee of the Nassau
County Bar Association. Michael is peer rated AV
(Preeminent) by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized as a Best
Lawyer in New York as published in Best Lawyers®. He also
received the Client Distinction Award for Communications
Ability, Responsiveness, Quality of Service and Value of
Money. He is rated 10.0 by Avvo.
Michael has appeared on the television program “Legal
Straight Talk” and the radio program “Physical
Therapy…Physical Health” to speak about elder law issues.
Michael is member of the Legal Advisory Board of the
Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center (ADRC). He
frequently lectures to other attorneys, accountants and
community groups, which include continuing legal education
seminars for the New York State Bar Association and Nassau
County Academy of Law. He has taught adult education
courses in elder law throughout Nassau County. He is also a
contributor to the Elder and Special Needs Law Journal,
published by the New York State Bar Association.
Christopher M Tombline is a
New York State Licensed Funeral Director since
1992. His experiences in the funeral industry even
before then through present time has
covered all religious, races and creeds for any
request by any family in need.
Since his employment at
Gutterman Funeral Home in 2002, he has been the
Executive Manager concentrating in being
available for the urgent needs of all Jewish
families he serves to move as fast as they
need to in order to conform for immediate
interment as per Jewish law.
Chris specializes in creating
Pre-Plan trust accounts for those who choose to
pre-arrange to start or compliment their own estate
plan or wills. Whether one needs to spend down
resources to apply for Medicaid or look to create
a Revocable Trust Christopher has made sure he has
available all the resources to refer highly
qualified professionals such as Elder Care /
Estate Planning Attorneys, Geriatric Care
Managers, Home Health Aides, Life or Long Term
Care Insurance Agents, Nursing Home, Assisted
Living Facility, or Hospice Placement Services and
Residential Move Managers are some just to name a
few. Chris and Guttermans want to be thought of
the call you want to make years ahead of time when
they can be viewed as a resource for direction
saving you time and money as well as when you
choose to discuss pre-arranging funeral
service when they can help those that do choose
wisely and spend smartly.
Director of business development
Certified GEMS Alzheimer's/dementia specialist
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)
As a caregiver myself, I am passionate about educating
families and helping them navigate the elder care system.