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Welcome to GPLI!
Welcome to the website of the Gerontology Professionals of Long Island. First formed in 1990, GPLI has served as a networking and educational center for nurses, social workers, service providers, educators, advocates, students, and scores of other professionals who serve the aging population of Long Island.
GPLI Meetings for 2014-2015
Next Meeting is April 22 at 6:30 in Plainview.
Somerset Gardens Assisted Living.
Aging in the Indian Community
Put these dates on your calendar for this year, so that you don't miss out on any of the GPLI events.
September 17, 6:30-8:30
Alternative Therapies in Aging
Island Nursing and Rehab, Holtsville, NY
November 13, 6:30-8:30
Veterans and Homelessness
Long Island State Veterans Home, Stony Brook, NY
March 4, 6:30-8:30
Paying for Home Care
Jefferson's Ferry, South Setauket, NY
April 22, 6:30-8:30
Aging in Indian Communities
Somerset Gardens, Plainview, NY
June 17 Tentative Date for Annual Dinner
March 4th Meeting at Jefferson's Ferry
The meeting originally scheduled for February was rescheduled for March 4, at 6:30 PM on the relevant topic of How to Pay for Home Care. Ed Scher, Vice President and Board member, planned this meeting and has invited five panelists to share with up various options for funding home care.
Join us for the panel that includes Holly Rhodes-Teague, Director of Suffolk County Office for the Aging; Maureen O'Donnell, Financial Advisor from NorthWestern Mutual Insurance Company; Robert Smith, Senior Home Care Specialist with Gentiva Home Health; Katie Clark, Marketing Respresentative of North Shore LIJ Health Plan; and Patricia Whitlock, Reverse Lending Specialist with GuardHill Financial Group.
There will be a light supper hosted by Jefferson's Ferry. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Membership Information Membership in GPLI entitles you to announcements of meetings and conferences, directories of membership, as well as the opportunity to regularly communicate with other professionals in the field of aging concerning professional growth, advocacy, and marketable services. There are four meetings each year, an annual June dinner, and occasional special events. There are two categories of membership: Organizational Membership (Two representatives for $50) and Professional ($30) and Student ($15). See Page 2 for an application.
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