In the blink of an eye, Valerie Wolf-Sonkin’s home grew from seven to nine people last November. Her father, Larry, 83, fell and broke his shoulder, knee and elbow. As the primary caregiver for his wife, Eleanor, Larry was unable to care for his wife of 66 years. Wolf-Sonkin, a Meville resident who cares for her five children, didn’t complain and welcomed the couple into her home for a six-month-long stay that consisted of hands-on care.
For this, the Melville elder law firm Genser Dubow Genser & Cona honored Wolf-Sonkin with the “Working Caregiver of the Year” award at the third annual GDGC Caregiver Conference on June 9.Read More