Elder Law Fair 2021

The annual Elder Law Fair will be virtual this year! An informational session will be offered each Thursday in May. Presenters will provide helpful content on areas of law that are of interest to older adults and caregivers. The free sessions will be offered via Zoom Webinar. For tips on using Zoom Webinar, please click HERE.

Week #1: Thursday, May 6 (12 - 1:00 PM) - Senior Scams & Fraud

Presented by: Nicole Lent-Pollard, Fraud Risk Manager at NBT Bank

Learn about common fraud, scam and types of abuse targeted toward older adults.

Click HERE to register for this session!

Week #2: Thursday, May 13 (12 - 1:00 PM) - Senior Renter Rights & Reasonable Accommodations

Presented by: Laurie Rolnick, Esq., Director of Eviction Defense Program, Volunteer Lawyers Project and Sally Santangelo, Executive Director, CNY Fair Housing

Session for seniors who rent/are considering renting. Learn about tenant rights and accessibility laws. 

Click HERE to register for this session!

Week #3: Thursday, May 20 (12 - 1:00 PM) - Caregiving Support & Resources

Presented by: Nancy Ketz, Volunteer, AARP Speakers' Bureau, Maria Alvarez, Executive Director, NY Statewide Senior Action Council and Kimberly Connell, MSW, Caregiver Support Specialist, Onondaga County Department of Adult & Long Term Care Services

Information on support and resources for caregivers, including a framework to help you make plans to care for family members, neighbors and friends.

Click HERE to register for this session!

Week #4: Thursday, May 27 (12 - 1:00 PM) - Estate Planning

Presented by: Erika Hooker, Esq., Associate, Bousquet Holstein PLLC and Cameron Bernard, Esq., Associate, Bousquet Holstein PLLC

What to know about last will and testament, health care proxy, living wills, power of attorney and guardianship/conservatorship. 

Click HERE to register for this session!

*Registrants may attend as few or as many sessions as they like. To download a flier to share, please click HERE. Closed captioning will be provided during all Elder Law Fair sessions. Webinars will be recorded and viewable on this webpage after the air date.*


Questions? Contact: Samantha Aguam, Esq. at elder@onvlp.org or call (315) 579-2579.

Thank You To Our Planning Committee:

Center for Court Innovation
Estate Planning Council of Central New York
Onondaga County Bar Association
Onondaga County Office for Aging
Rachel May | New York State Senate
Vera House