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House Committee Debates a Legislative 'Fix' That Would Make It Easier to Prove Age Discrimination

5/23/2019|  Story

In the past decade, the same proposed law has been repeatedly re-introduced in the U.S. Congress to make it easier for victims of age discrimination to sue discriminatory employers.
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More Baby Boomers Stay in Their Homes as They Reach Retirement, Skipping Downsizing

5/22/2019|  Story

While many older Americans are still stepping down to smaller homes, they're doing so later in life. The trend is contributing to a housing supply shortage across much of the country.
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ABLE Accounts Shouldn’t Impede Access to Housing, Feds Say

5/21/2019|  Story

Federal officials are weighing in on how money saved in a relatively new type of savings account for people with disabilities influences access to housing assistance.
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Social Security Impostor Scam: It's Growing, and This Is How It Works

5/20/2019|  Story

Consumer advocates are raising an alert about a twist to an old impostor phone scam. It's called the "Social Security impostor scam."
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Many Americans Will Need Long-Term Care. Most Won’t be Able to Afford It.

5/17/2019|  Story

A decade from now, most middle-income seniors will not be able to pay the rising costs of independent or assisted living.
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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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NAELA Announces 2019 Winner of National Writing Award
5/22/2019  Press Release
David J. Hoey Receives John J. Regan Writing Award
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Attorney Receives 2019 National Community Service Award for Advocacy in Elder Law
5/22/2019  Press Release
NAELA is proud to announce the winner of the 2019 Powley Elder Law Award: Leonard F. Berg, CELA, of East Alton, Ill.
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NAELA Announces 2019 Fellows
5/17/2019  Press Release
Attorneys Receive Highest Honor Bestowed By NAELA
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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. 

Charles P. Golbert, Chicago, Ill.

Volunteered on:
  • NAELA Journal Editorial Board, Former Editor-in-Chief
  • Co-Recipient of 2010 NAELA John J. Regan Writing Award
  • Former NAELA Co-Representative for National Guardianship Network
"Committee work with NAELA has been a rewarding way to give a little back to the profession. I’ve not only tremendously enjoyed my work with NAELA, but it has enriched my practice. NAELA has helped me stay on the cutting edge. Moreover, through my work with NAELA, I’ve gotten to know a national network of top lawyers with whom I have been able to consult on a variety of issues. I’ve also made friends for life."

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