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News

4 Smart Tips for a Happy Retirement - From Someone Who’s Been There

4/26/2017 |  Story

After a long career, retirement is uncharted territory. It's pure bliss to some people but an uncomfortable transition for others, who find the task of constructing a new life to be daunting.
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The Rich Are Living Longer and Taking More From Taxpayers

4/25/2017 |  Story

Social Security is becoming a much better deal for the wealthy.
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Alzheimer’s Red Flag or False Alarm?

4/24/2017 |  Story

Routine memory lapses are often benign, while dementia shows up in more subtle ways.
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Long-Term Care Insurance Facing Major Pricing Shift

4/21/2017 |  Story

One of the biggest fears people have about retirement is getting sick and running out of money to cover their health issues.
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Updates

NAELA to Host Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Conference
4/20/2017  Press Release
NAELA will host the NAELA Annual Conference from April 27-29 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
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NAELA Supports Supports National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16)
4/11/2017  Press Release
NAELA is once again supporting National Healthcare Decisions Day, a movement to “help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.”
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CMA Senior Policy Attorney Receives NAELA Award for Public Policy Achievements
4/7/2017  Press Release
Alfred J. Chiplin, Jr., JD, is the recipient of the 2017 Charles P. Sabatino Excellence in Public Policy Award.
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NAELA Supports National Financial Literacy Month (April)
4/3/2017  Press Release
National Financial Literacy Month highlights the importance of financial literacy and teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.
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NAELA President Issues Statement on the American Health Care Act
3/20/2017  Press Release
NAELA members counsel individuals with disabilities of all ages facing potential poverty and institutionalization as a result of their condition.
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Advocacy Update Live

This month, the House actively considered the American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement for the Affordable Care Act. The legislation still calls for significant changes to Medicaid's financing structure and includes targeted reforms to the program. Learn more about the Act and NAELA's lobbying activities to date in 2017.