The Boxwood Alliance Monthly Webinar Series


Dressing Your Home for Success
Selling your home is a very overwhelming process. Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker Jo-Ann Reilly will take you through the steps to prepare your house for sale. Topics include: Getting Ready Stage (including tips for minor fixes and maintenance), Documents Needed, Things to Look for in a Realtor, What’s Important to Sell a Home Today, and Helpful Ideas for staging your house and property. 

Mystified by Medicare?
Are you having difficulty making sense of the Medicare insurance solicitations you receive or wonder if you’re paying too much or have adequate coverage? This webinar will help you explore options to make informed decisions. Jennifer Lavelli, Certified Long-Term Care professional, with certification from America’s Health Insurance Plans and Life and Health Insurance licenses in NY, NJ and CT is an independent advisor and provides unbiased advice on all Medicare insurance products and providers.

Caring for the Caregivers 
True wellness is achieved when the mind, body and spirit are all nourished. Caregiver Centers are designed to do just that. Join us for the The Boxwood Alliance’s monthly webinar on how the Caregiver Center at Phelps Hospital helps ease the burden associated with caring for a loved one by providing support, counseling and community resource information free of charge. Presented by Ellen Woods, Program Director Vitality & Caregiver Program, and Pam Lipperman, Caregiver Support Program Coordinator, both at Phelps Memorial Hospital.

Medical Marijuana
Dr. Lynn Parodneck is a full-time medical marijuana practitioner and a leading medical marijuana clinician in New York, with numerous referring specialists and an extensive professional network in the cannabis industry. Dr. Parodneck advocates for education on medical marijuana use, and the expansion of New York’s Compassionate Care program.

Memoirs Plus
Nancy Kessler from Memoirs Plus discusses the need for seniors and professionals dealing with seniors, to recommend intellectually stimulating activities and the value of preserving digital family history and genealogy. Helping seniors write memoirs in their own voices is especially relevant today with so many socially isolated seniors

Archcare and PACE
Ellen Gloskin RN, BSN, MPH is the Program Director for Archcare PACE program in Westchester County ArchCare Senior Life is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) an alternative to a nursing home that delivers all the services seniors and specialty populations need to stay healthy and safe while they continue to live independently

Marci Lobel-Esrig, founder, CEO and General Counsel of will discuss how SilverBills ensures clients bills are paid correctly and on time.

Hiring a Geriatric Care Manager
Naomi D. Landesberg, a Certified Geriatric Care Manager,discusses when and why hiring a Geriatric Care Manager can be a good solution to aging care need and challenges.


Medicaid Solutions
Colin Sandler, LCSW, CCM,  from Medicaid Solutions discusses how and when to apply for Medicaid and planning for long-term care yourself and  loved ones.

Tips for Living Your Healthiest Life in Your Senior Years
Amy Slingerland, a licensed clinical social worker from Seniors Helping Seniors, will be talking about the latest research findings in regard to food, health, mindfulness and simple exercise practices for seniors and their loved ones.

Understanding the Different Levels of Assisted Living Care
Laura Fallon and Johnathan Rivera from Artis Briarcliff Manor will talk through the differences between Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care and how you can understand the terminology associated with each option.

How to Maintain Your Own Social Engagement During COVID-19
Patricia Cipora (Cippi) Harte from DOROT discusses an array of programs and services that adults 60 and older can participate in at little to no cost through DOROT- Hebrew for Generations.

Alzheimer’s Disease, Early Detection Matters
Stacey Rosenbluth & Eva Roszkowski from the Alzheimer’s Association will discuss ways to identify Alzheimer’s disease early and make key decisions.

Planning for Things that Matter, Important Conversations
Heidi Weiss from Westchester Jewish Community Services Pathways to Care discusses how to approach difficult conversations about aging.


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