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News

Schumer: Medicare, Prescription Drugs Hold Up Final Deal

10/27/21|  Story

Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) told reporters Tuesday that negotiators still haven’t reached agreement on language to expand Medicare benefits and lower the price of prescription drugs, two major pieces of their agenda, but insisted "a final deal is within reach."
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Firms Are Shaking Up Benefits to Keep Workers From Quitting. The Retirement Plan Could Be Next.

10/26/21|  Story

As resignations soar and the war for talent heats up amid a tight labor market, companies are turning to any tool at their disposal—even the normally staid retirement plan—to attract and retain workers.
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New Bill Could Throw a Monkey Wrench into Retirement Planning

10/21/21|  Story

As you may have heard, there is pending congressional legislation that could affect what self-directed individual retirement accounts (IRAs) can invest in and how large of a retirement one can build.
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CDC: People With Disabilities Want COVID-19 Vaccines, But Struggle to Get Them

10/19/21|  Story

People with disabilities are less likely to be vaccinated against COVID-19, new research suggests, but it’s not because they are reluctant to do so.
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Ranking Lists Best Cities For People With Disabilities

10/4/21|  Story

What’s the best city in America for people with disabilities? A new ranking is designed to answer that question.
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Updates

NAELA Celebrates National Estate Planning Week 2021

10/20/2021  Press Release
More than half of Americans, an estimated 56 percent, do not have an estate plan in place, making estate planning a critically overlooked component of financial wellness. This creates hardship, financial or otherwise, that can be diminished by advanc
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Now Accepting Powley Elder Law Award Nominations

10/18/2021  
Nomination deadline: May 28, 2021
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NAELA Celebrates Residents’ Rights Month

10/7/2021  Press Release
Attorneys Serving Older Adults and People with Disabilities Honor Long-Term Care Residents
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NAELA Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

10/4/2021  Press Release
Nationwide Campaign Takes Place in October
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NAELA Comments on Toxic Conservatorships Hearing

10/1/2021  Press Release
This week, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing titled “Toxic Conservatorships: The Need for Reform.”
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Featured Member Volunteer



NAELA volunteers learn and share expertise, gain valuable leadership experience, and influence positive change in elder and special needs law. 



Tiffanny Sievers, Esq., Marion, Illinois

  • NAELA State Advocacy Committee (Illinois Ambassador)
  • Illinois NAELA Chapter Board
  • Past President — Illinois NAELA Chapter
  • Deficit Reduction Act Committee Chair — Illinois NAELA Chapter
  • Illinois NAELA Legislative Committee
  • Illinois NAELA Task Force Co-Chair for Committee Against Administrative Hearing Changes
  • Past speaker at Illinois NAELA UnProgram and national conferences
  • Co-Chair of the NAELA New/Transitioning Attorneys Section
“Being a committee member made me more successful, more mentally stable, and is something I would encourage anyone who practices elder law to do and meet new people at national conferences.”

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