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From the Fall to Back Home Again

Featured Member Content

Since falling is such a pervasive and devastating problem among the population we serve, it is important for elder law attorneys to understand the common causes, preventative measures, and the process our clients and their families will go through after a fall.


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By Eric J. Einhart, Esq.

Russo Law Group, P.C.

Eric J. Einhart is a partner with Russo Law Group who practices elder and special needs law in the New York metro area.

News & Announcements

NAELA Priorities Move Forward on Capitol Hill


NAELA has focused its public policy priorities for 2023-24 on guardianship, Medicaid — especially home and community-based services (HCBS) and ensuring individuals with disabilities have access to Medicaid — and retirement issues.

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Area Agencies on Aging Are Allies for Elder Law Attorneys


Area Agencies on Aging, or AAAs, are an important and unique feature of the American social service infrastructure for older adults, and they can serve as crucial partners for elder law attorneys.


CCRCs - Exercising Control or Giving It Up?

December 7, 2023, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The stakes in joining a CCRC are high and the decision is one of the most important decisions an older adult can make. Join us for a webinar on what an elder law attorney needs to know about CCRCs.

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Social Security in Your Practice

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Access insights from NAELA’s panel of national experts in this self-guided program designed to lead you through the world of Social Security eligibility.  

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