Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Time: 10 to 11 AM
Topic: Helping Seniors Avoid Robocall Scams and Scams Affecting their Health Care Finances
Speaker: Robin Eichen, Senior Attorney, Federal Trade Commission
How to Appeal a Hospital or Nursing Home Discharge or Complaint about the Quality of Care from a Health Care Provider
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM—11:00 AM
Speaker: Bryan Fischer, Communications Lead, Livanta a Medicare Beneficiary and Family Centered Care Quality Improvement Organization
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To connect via phone: 646-558-8656, Webinar ID: 834 9877 6120#
Date: December 1, 2020
Time: 10:00 AM
Topic: Exploring the Latest Health Care Scams & How to Protect Your Health Care Identity
Speakers: Beth Nelson, SMP Director, NY StateWide Senior Action Council; Leslie Sierra, Outreach Counselor, NY StateWide Senior Action Council
Topic: Your Rights as a Utility Consumer in New York State: Just in Time for Heating Season
Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 Time: 10:00 am—11:00 am
Speaker: Rosa Maria Castillo-Kesper, Director of Operations of the Public Utility Law Project
If you missed the Teach-in, you can watch the presentation recording and view the Powerpoint Presentation (below):
Whether you area home owner or renter, we all depend on utilities for our electric, natural gas, and telephone often problems can emerge regarding billing, payment, and service delivery. However, dealing with utility companies can be a daunting task and especially challenging for elderly or low income consumers. Most people do not know their rights or how to complain to a utility or to the Public Service Commission.
Fortunately, the Public Utility Law Project (PULP) has offered to provide a special Webinar Teach in on consumer utility rights just in time for the heating season.
PULP is a non-profit organization that represents that represents residential low income and rural consumers seeking to advance universal service, affordability, and consumer protection in utility, telecommunications and energy-related matters. They will provide this Telephone Teach in about utility rights.
For more information, see FLYER
Topic: COVID-19: Things You Need to Know from a Knowledgeable Elder Law Attorney
Date: Tuesday, Aug 25 Time: 10:00 am—11:00 am
Speaker: Ronald Fatoullah, ESQ., CELA, Principal of the NY based law firm Ronald Fatoullah and Associates
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