Monthly Archives: May 2016

Elder Care Update – Can Nursing Home Care Be Avoided or Delayed?

New York State Medicaid administers a comprehensive community home care program called Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) on Long Island, and New York City and its boroughs. Long Island is well served by MLTC programs, but there are issues you need to be aware of – that I will discuss in my next two blogs. What [...]

By |2017-08-30T21:53:23+00:00May 24th, 2016|Nursing Home|Comments Off on Elder Care Update – Can Nursing Home Care Be Avoided or Delayed?

“I’m right, you’re wrong” Conflict Resolution – Part 3

Active listening is a key, two-phase strategy used by trained Mediators. Between family members, active listening is more than just hearing and repeating (“I heard you say…Did I understand you correctly?”). Phase 2 of active listening is Acknowledging. What does Acknowledging mean? You may not like everything you heard from your parent, spouse, former spouse, or [...]

By |2017-08-30T21:57:53+00:00May 10th, 2016|Mediation|Comments Off on “I’m right, you’re wrong” Conflict Resolution – Part 3