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Free Webinar on Medicaid Eligibility, Facts and Myths

Free Webinar on Medicaid Eligibility, Facts and Myths

  Do you need to know more about Medicaid Eligibility in New York State? Medicaid Solutions will be offering FREE weekly Zoom Webinars to educate people about the eligibility criteria for Community-Based Medicaid (Home Care) and Institutional Medicaid (Nursing Home Care) How to qualify for Medicaid coverage for Home Care… Read more »

CKO Virtually Monthly Membership – Workout in a Group Again!

CKO Virtually Monthly Membership – Workout in a Group Again!

  VIRTUAL MONTHLY MEMBERSHIPS NOW AVAILABLE!! Our members have been enjoying 13 LIVE weekly classes PLUS a library of pre-recorded workouts AND guided mediations. We’ve received great feedback on our LIVE Zoom classes because the combination of the energy from our trainers and working out in a group setting helps… Read more »

Medicaid Solutions Seminars on How to Pay for Long Term Care

Medicaid Solutions Seminars on How to Pay for Long Term Care

  Do you have a loved one who needs long term care?  Have you wondered how to pay for this assistance?    Do you think you CANNOT qualify for Medicaid? ________________________________________________________________________ Please join Colin Sandler, LCSW for a virtual seminar via Zoom about Strategies to establish Medicaid Eligibility Community “Home… Read more »

Croton Face Mask Makers UPDATE

Croton Face Mask Makers UPDATE

  For just a little over a month and a half, we have been following the progress of the grassroots band of sewers, called the Croton Face Mask Makers.  See the previous article at, Croton Face Mask Makers Need Your Help.   These talented group of ladies has come together, putting… Read more »

Important Changes in NY Medicaid

Important Changes in NY Medicaid

The 2020 NYS Budget includes a major change coming to Community Medicaid.   Currently, there is no “look back” to qualify for Community-based Medicaid (ie; Home Care) under New York State Medicaid.    This means that you can essentially transfer your assets and qualify for Medicaid the following month.   This is going… Read more »

Croton Face Mask Makers Need Your Help

Croton Face Mask Makers Need Your Help

  This group of local folks has come together to use their skills – and often enlisting family members – to give back to those working to help others. They are making and distributing face masks and headbands to those workers on the front lines of this Pandemic who need… Read more »

Spreading the Light of Transformational Healing

Spreading the Light of Transformational Healing

Holding Each Other Up with Hope Over the past month, our lives have been turned upside down. Our daily routines have changed in order to take care of our loved ones and ourselves. The kids are home from school. We’re practicing social distancing. Some of us are fortunate enough to… Read more »

Caregiver Corner: My Loved One Needs Long Term Care But Can’t Qualify for Medicaid

I hear this time and time again.  However more often than not, caregivers do not have accurate information.  As a result, they either exhaust their own time and/or wellbeing providing care themselves or spend their families’ precious resources to obtain the necessary care. Getting educated is so essential to the… Read more »

The Lighthouse presents Super Soul Sundays Series

Join Darby Melnik for our next Super Soul Sundays Series on Sunday, October 6th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm and discover the Healing Sounds an Inner Smile Meditation practice. You’ll learn simple and powerful meditations that can have profound effects on the body. Darby Melnik, ACE CPT, HHC, AADP Certified Zen Wellness… Read more »

Your Rights in a Nursing Home

What are your rights as a Resident of a Nursing Home.   Most people start their journey in a nursing home setting via an admission after a hospital stay for short term (subacute) rehab.  Form here, people go home on their own, need ongoing care once the go home or due… Read more »