HelpContact UsFOILSite Map

Custom Navigation

Living in Tompkins County linkLearning in Tompkins County linkVisiting Tompkins County linkBusiness in Tompkins County linkTompkins County Government link

Legal and Financial Planning for LGBT Caregivers

You are here:

You are here

> Legal and Financial Planning for LGBT Caregivers


Be part of the workforce solution in Tompkins County. Applications for this critical county government position accepted through December 2.

Tompkins County seeks qualified candidates for this critical position in county government. Applications accepted through December 2.

Injury from falling is a major risk for older adults and people with disabilities.  Click HERE to review information on how to prevent falls from the Office for the Aging.

The Health Department is providing flu vaccinations for adults at its building, 55 Brown Road, across from the Airport.  Call 274-6616 to schedule your appointment.  More information

previous next

Legal and Financial Planning for LGBT Caregivers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

A workshop on "Legal and Financial Planning for LGBT Caregivers” will be presented on Thursday, February 5 from 6:30 PM-8:00 PM at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 214 W. Martin Luther King Jr./State Street, Ithaca.

Mariette Geldenhuys, a local attorney, will address issues that become increasingly important when someone is incapacitated and needs someone to act on their behalf.  The workshop will focus in particular on how a couple’s legal status (married or unmarried) affects the responsibility to provide care and to make decisions on another’s behalf  as well as how it impacts eligibility for Medicaid coverage of long-term care expense.  

The workshop is free and open to anyone interested in the topic.  Pre-register by calling David Stoyell at the Tompkins County Office for the Aging, 274-5492, or email