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We offer a wide range of lectures and training sessions for organizations and their employees.  

Speaking Engagements
We are often asked to speak on such topics as "Planning for Incapacity: Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy and Living Wills", "Establishing Medicaid Eligibility", "Understanding Medicare", "Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning" and many others.  Topics are tailored to the needs, concerns and interests of the audience. 
Some of the organizations where we have presented  :
  • Caringkind (formerly known as The Alzheimer's Association of New York City)
  • Columbia Presbyterian Hospital
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
  • New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC)
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • Federal Depositor's Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
  • St.Vincent's Hospital
  • J.P. Morgan Chase Bank 
  • Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Home Care Agency
  • The Ford Foundation 
  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 
  • The Annual Mayoral Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 
  • The Practicing Law Institute of New York
  • New York State Bar Association Practical Skills Seminar
  • Mount Sinai Hospital (Queens)
  • Geriatric Care Managers Association
  • Montefiore Medical Center
  • Continuing Care Leadership Coalition
  • Jewish Home and Hospital
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Brookdale Center on Aging of Hunter College
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • National Constitution Center Audio Conferences
  • District Council 37 Municipal Legal Services Plan

If you are interested in arranging for a presentation to your organization, please contact us by phone or e-mail. We provide presentations free of charge. 

Speaking Engagements and Meetings for 2016 - 2017.  Hynes & Chu attorneys will be presenting at the following events:    
  • January 8, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • April 16, 2015 - "27th Annual PLI Elder Law Institute" - sponsored by the Practising Law Institute of New York.  Update and review of current subjects related to an Elder Law practice.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (www.pli.edu) - Douglas Chu is Program Co-Chair and a presenter - visit http://www.pli.edu/ for the program agenda. This is a CLE program.
  • May 7, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • May 18, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 5:30p.m.  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public. 
  • June 9, 2015 - Talk Back Live Radio 99.5 FM - program subject =  a discussion on planning for incapcity as we age (caregiver issues such as power of attorney, health care proxy, Medicaid and estate planning issues).  Douglas Chu will be interviewed by Prof. Glori Browne-Marshall for her program "Law of the Land". Program is from 11 to 12 pm on WBAI 99.5 FM radio. 
  • July 9, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • September 3, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • October 9, 2015 - Cross Island YMCA Health Fair - Subject = "Basic Introduction to Medicaid Eligibility for home care and nursing homes" - 12 noon -SPEAKER = Douglas Chu.  Location:  238-10 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426.   This is a FREE program and is open to the public.  Please contact the YMCA for registration information.
  • November 17, 2015 - New York City Citywide Medicaid Advisory Council Meeting -  9:30 a.m. - Douglas Chu will Chair this meeting.
  • December 3, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • December 7, 2015 - Alzheimer's Association of New York City - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 12 noon -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public. 
  • January 7, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • March 3, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • April 4, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 12 noon -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • April 21, 2016 - "28th Annual PLI Elder Law Institute" - sponsored by the Practising Law Institute of New York.  Update and review of current subjects related to an Elder Law practice.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (www.pli.edu) - Douglas Chu is Program Co-Chair and a presenter - visit http://www.pli.edu/ for the program agenda. This is a CLE program.
  • May 5, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • July 7, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • August 16, 2016  - Roosevelt Island Senior Center (RISA) - Subject = "Planning for Incapacity - understanding power of attorney, health care proxy and wills" - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. 
  • September 1, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • September 8, 2016: New York City Citywide Medicaid Advisory Council Meeting -  9:30 a.m. - Douglas Chu will Chair this meeting.
  • September 19, 2016- Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 5:30p.m.  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.alznyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public. 
  • September 20, 2016  - Roosevelt Island Senior Center (RISA) - Subject = "The Medicaid Option and Planning for Incapacity - understanding how the Medicaid program works and the need for power of attorney, health care proxy - 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. 
  • October 6, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • October 17, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 12 noon -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • October 18, 2016 - Roosevelt Island Senior Center (RISA) - Subject = "The Medicaid Option - understanding how the Medicaid program can help pay for long term care at home or at nursing home - 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. 
  • November 3, 2016 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • January 5, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • January  13, 2017: New York City Citywide Medicaid Advisory Council Meeting -  9:30 a.m. - Douglas Chu will Chair this meeting.
  • Febraury 9, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 5:30 p.m. -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • March 2, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • March 22, 2017- "29th Annual PLI Elder Law Institute" - sponsored by the Practising Law Institute of New York.  Update and review of current subjects related to an Elder Law practice.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (www.pli.edu) - Douglas Chu is Program Co-Chair and a presenter - visit http://www.pli.edu/ for the program agenda. This is a CLE program.
  • May 1, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 12 noon. -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • May 2, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public. 
  • July 6, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • July 12, 2017 - Atria Kew Gardens (Queens) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Sponsored by CaringKind.
  • July 27, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "Legal and Financial Planning for Incapacity" - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. -  This class introduces families to the subjects of Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxies, Living Wills, Medicare and Medicaid benefits for those who become incapacitated - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • September 7, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public. 
  • September 20, 2017 - Morningside Retirement and Health Services, Inc. (80 LaSalle Street - Thurgood Marshall Community Room) -Subject = "Nuts and Bolts of Estate Planning: what you need to know to avoid confusion and problems. 2:00 pm.    Speaker = Douglas Chu.
  • November 2, 2017 - Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  • January 4, 2018- Caringkind (formerly known as the Alzheimer's Association of New York City) - Subject = "The Medicaid Home Care Application Process" - 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Speaker = Douglas Chu. Please visit http://www.caringkindnyc.org/ and go to "educational meetings" if you wish to attend - this program is free and open to the public.
  •  March 21, 2018- "30th Annual PLI Elder Law Institute" - sponsored by the Practising Law Institute of New York.  Update and review of current subjects related to an Elder Law practice.  9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (www.pli.edu) - Douglas Chu is Program Co-Chair and a presenter - visit http://www.pli.edu/ for the program agenda. This is a CLE program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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