NAELA: Eye on Elder and Special Needs Issues
is presented as a public service by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA). With a focus on topics concerning our nation's older adults, people with disabilities, and their families, this newsletter will challenge stereotypes, explore issues from all sides, report on relevant topics, and provide timely insight.

If you're interested in subscribing to the NAELA: Eye on Elder and Special Needs Issues, please contact Abby Matienzo, Communications Associate.

  • Veterans Face Losing Long-Term Care Lifeline Because of VA Proposed Rule - March 5, 2015
  • Who Has Access to Your Digital Assets When You Die? - December 4, 2014
  • Observation Stays in the Hospital: The Impact on Medicare Beneficiaries - May 5, 2014
  • Long-Term Care Commission Identifies Issues Facing America's Growing Need for Long-Term Services and Supports - November 4, 2013
  • Actions Speak Louder Than Words - July 18, 2013
  • Congress' Drafting Error Denies Individuals with Disabilities a Fundamental Right - April 5, 2013
  • The New Commission on Long-Term Care - March 1, 2013
  • NAELA Fights Inequities Facing American Veterans in Proposed Legislation - December 18, 2012
  • America Needs Better Solutions and More Options for Long-Term Care - May 21, 2012
  • The Older Americans Act Should Be Reauthorized by Congress This Year - February 27, 2012
  • NAELA Responses to Insurance Industry Objections to the New York Compact - June 2008
  • New York's Long-Term Care Reform Concept Deserves Support Despite Opposition from the Insurance Industry - February 2008
  • Insurance Gaps and Unexpected Tragedies Leave Many Facing Impossible Choices - September 2007
  • Elder Justice Act legislation could help combat elder abuse - June 2007
  • It's Time to Revamp Long-Term Care Insurance Underwriting - March 2007
  • Medicaid Reforms Will Have Many Unintended Results - January 2007
  • Promoting Long-Term Care Insurance for the Middle Class - September 2006
  • Small Businesses Threatened by Medicaid Reforms - August 2006
  • Family Farms Threatened by Medicaid Reforms - April 2006
  • Medicaid Reforms Threaten Long-term Care Insurance Industry - February 2006
  • Proposed Changes to Medicaid Transfer of Asset Rules from the Budget Reconciliation Conference Report - December 2005
  • Reverse Mortgages can help pay for senior health care under the right circumstances - August 2005
  • Long-Term Health Care Costs Threaten Family Farms And Family Businesses - June 2005
  • Can Social Security Benefits Be Guaranteed? - April 2005
  • Balancing State Budgets on the Backs of our Elderly and Disabled - February 2005
  • Retirement Plans Subject To New Attacks - January 2005
  • etirement Plans at Risk - December 2004
  • Promoting Independence for the Incapacitated - November 2004
  • Preparing for End of Life - August 2004
  • Divorces Among the Elderly are Alarming - July 2004
  • When is Medicaid Planning Appropriate? - June 2004
  • A Viable Alternative: Zealous Advocacy - May 2004

To arrange an interview with an Elder or Special Needs Law attorney, contact:
Communications Specialist
Abby Matienzo
703-942-5711 #230
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Nancy Sween
703-942-5711 #225

Public Policy Questions? Contact David Goldfarb, Public Policy Manager
703-942-5711 #232

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