NAELA members, working together and learning from one another, have broad experience with legal issues affecting people as they age and people with disabilities.


NAELA sponsors continuing education programs for attorneys and provides publications and educational materials to members.


NAELA leads and advocates on public policy issues facing members’ clients and their families.


‘SNF Star Ratings Matter’: Nursing Homes with High Ratings Produce Better Outcomes

6/19/2019|  Story

Despite ongoing debate about the data used to calculate the federal government’s five-star ratings for nursing homes, a new study found that higher-rated skilled nursing facilities produce better outcomes for residents.
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Why It's Important to Say Something if a Relative Exhibits Signs of Alzheimer's

6/18/2019|  Story

When Tatiana Lagos’s father stopped driving, she didn’t think much of it at first.
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Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage For 250,000 Seniors

6/17/2019|  Story

A quarter of a million Medicare beneficiaries may be receiving bills for as many as five months of premiums they thought they had already paid.
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Turns Out It's Not Baby Boomers Who Have Taken the Most From Social Security

6/14/2019|  Story

With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, many believe the sheer size of that generation is putting undue pressure on Social Security’s funds.
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Older Workers Could Soon Find It Easier to Prove Age Discrimination

6/13/2019|  Story

The bill would make proving age discrimination easier, by allowing workers to prove their age was a factor in an employer’s decision to discipline, fire or not hire them, and not the sole reason.
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NAELA Praises House Passage of Bill to Ensure Access to Home Care
6/19/2019  Press Release
The legislation extends, through March 2024, funds for the Medicaid Money Follows the Person Demonstration Project (MFP) and the guarantee that Medicaid’s spousal impoverishment protections will apply to home and community-based service (HCBS) waiver
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NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019
6/14/2019  Press Release
Attorneys for Older Americans and People with Special Needs Join Efforts to Prevent Elder Abuse
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2019 President's Recognition Award
6/5/2019  Press Release
2018-2019 President Michael J. Amoruso, Esq., CAP, NAELA Fellow, selected The Seeing Eye, based in Morristown, N.J., as the recipient of the 2019 President’s Recognition Award.
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NAELA Attorney Receives 2019 Theresa Award
5/24/2019  Press Release
NAELA Fellow Tim Nay (Portland, Ore.) was named the 2019 recipient of the Theresa Award.
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NAELA Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors
5/23/2019  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces its Board of Directors for 2019-2020.
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Featured Events

Event Detail
2019 NAELA Summit
11/14/2019 - 11/16/2019

Washington, DC

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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. 

Robert F. Brogan, CELA, CAP, Brick, N.J.

Volunteered on:
  • ABLE Act Task Force, Past Chair
  • Alliance Committee, Past Chair
  • Public Policy Steering Committee, Member
  • NAELA New Jersey Chapter Past President
  • NAELA Board of Directors, 2006–2008
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