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Thursday, May 12, 2016

State Senator Liz Krueger

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Dear Friend,
I just wanted to let you know about two upcoming events in our area.  The first is a senior law day, including legal workshops focusing on end-of-life issues as well as an overview of Medicare and Medicaid.  The second event is a housing forum, with an emphasis on tenants' rights, rent increase exemptions, and the decisions of the Rent Guidelines Board. For more information, see below.

Monday, May 16th, 11am-2pm: Senior Law Day
Leonard Covello Innovative Senior Program
312 East 109th Street
Hosted by the Carter Burden Center for the Aging. Free legal and financial resources and information for seniors and their families.  Question Time is from 11am to 1pm, when participants can stop by the information tables and learn about legal and financial services in NYC. Workshop 1, from 1:15pm to 2pm, focuses on Powers of Attorney, Wills, Burial PLanning, Health Care Advanced Directives, and more. Workshop 2, from 2:15pm to 3pm offers an overview of Medicare and Medicaid, as well as a chance to ask questions of onsite legal experts.
Reservations are required. For more information, or to register to attend, contact Alexandra Jurenko at or 212-423-9665, ext. 458.

Thursday, May 19th, 6pm: Housing Forum
Trevor Day School
312 East 95th Street
Sponsored by Borough President Gale Brewer and Council Member Ben Kallos. Learn about your rights as a tenant, how to support a rent rollback, as well as hear presentations and ask questions about the Senior Citizen and Disabled Rent Increase Exemption.. For more information and to reserve your space, call CM Kallos' office at 212-860-1950, or visit