ELDER LAW & SPECIAL NEEDS LAW
The Legal Aid Society of Mid-NY will host an “Elder Law & Special Needs Law clinic from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, June 26, for residents its service area which includes the counties of Chenango, Delaware and Otsego.
A 30-minute legal phone consultation with a lawyer will be provided in a number of subject areas. They include wills, trusts, power of attorney, health care proxy, Medicaid planning, personal injury, real estate, oil and gas leases, creditor/debtor rights, bankruptcy, the rights of grandparents and supplemental needs trusts.
Preregistration is required by Tuesday, June 23. Call Pamela MacLaren at 607-231-5925 to register. Callers should be prepared to leave a message with their name, telephone number and legal issue. When calls are returned, an appointment time will be provided.
Imagine Camp, a free virtual camp for children ages 5 to 17 with type-1 diabetes, is being offered by the American Diabetes Association, according to a media release from the Cooperstown Lions Club. Lions Club International partners with the American Diabetes Association and has made diabetes one of its signature causes. Lions Clubs promote the need for diabetes research, programs and initiatives.
The camp is designed to help youngsters with type-1 diabetes make new friends and learn new diabetes management skills that builds confidence and empowers them on their diabetes journey.
Camp activities will include an ADA Imagine Camp box and activity journal; sing-alongs, campfires, games and competitions; connecting with friends, counselors, medical staff and diabetes experts for two hours each week; and joining a virtual cabin with counselors who will guide activities.
The second session of Imagine Camp is scheduled for July 13 to Aug. 7. The first session began June 8 and will end July 3.
Visit www.diabetes.org/camp for more information and to register.