National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a community of attorneys who specialize in handling legal issues affecting people as they age and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities.

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NAELA Celebrates Extension of Protections for Spouses of Individuals with Disabilities
4/3/2019  Press Release
NAELA celebrates congressional passage of an extension of the guarantee that Medicaid’s spousal impoverishment protections applies to home and community-based service (HCBS) waivers until September 30, 2019.
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NAELA Supports National Financial Literacy Month (April)
4/1/2019  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 Supports National Consumer Protection Week 2019
3/1/2019  Press Release
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports National Consumer Protection Week, March 3-9, 2019. This annual event, sponsored by the Federal Trade Commission, is dedicated to helping people understand their consumer rights and make we
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NAELA Praises Reps. For Introducing Bills to Keep Individuals with Disabilities at Home
2/26/2019  Press Release
NAELA praises Reps. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Brett Guthrie (R-KY), and Fred Upton (R-MI) for introducing yesterday two bills that help ensure that individuals with disabilities and frail seniors can receive care at home.
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Elizabeth Engert Manzo, CELA

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Elizabeth Engert Manzo, CELA

About the Practice Elizabeth Manzo provides legal advice and counsel to guide clients through elder and disability law issues at all stages. She is experienced in both those issues unique to the elder and disabled community (nursing homes and public benefits / long term care planning) as well as those related areas which impact upon them (tax, real estate, health care, business, divorce, employee benefits). Ms. Manzo provides personal service se...