Seminar will address law issues for the elderly

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:10

    Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to the elderly on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the agency’s campus, which is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. The Elder Law seminar will provide an overview of general estate planning, development of a will, advance directions for healthcare, dealing with Medicare and Medicaid, tips on caring for aging parents, and other issues related to the elderly. The presentation, which will be facilitated by Janice Pasculli, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Project Self-Sufficiency provides a variety of legal services to participants, including one-on-one consultations, pro se divorce workshops, legal clinics for assistance with the preparations of family law motions, and monthly legal forums. Funding for the agency’s legal services programs are provided in part by the IOLTA Fund of the Bar of New Jersey. Project Self-Sufficiency is a private non-profit community-based organization dedicated to improving the lives of low-income families residing in northwestern New Jersey. The agency’s mission is to provide a broad spectrum of holistic, respectful, and comprehensive services enabling low-income single parents, teen parents, two-parent families, and displaced homemakers to improve their lives and the lives of their children while achieving personal and economic self-sufficiency and family stability. Since 1986 Project Self-Sufficiency has served more than 19,000 families, including more than 30,000 children. The Elder Law seminar will be held at Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, Sept. 15th, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. To register, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.