NAELA New York Chapter


New York 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.

NAELA Updates

Social Security Celebrates 86th Anniversary

— President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935, providing economic security for workers when they retired. Today, Social Security provides benefits to millions of retirees, people with disabilities, and their families. Read More

Now Accepting Powley Elder Law Award Nominations

Nomination deadline: May 28, 2021 Read More

NAELA Celebrates Medicare and Medicaid Anniversary 2021

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed Medicare and Medicaid into law on July 30, 1965, he stated, “No longer will older Americans be denied the healing miracle of modern medicine. No longer will illness crush and destroy the savings they have so ca Read More

NAELA Celebrates Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary 2021

NAELA celebrates the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26. Read More

The Better Care Better Jobs Act Would Transform Long-Term Care for the Better

Last week, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI) introduced the Better Care Better Jobs Act, which would vastly expand Medicaid home and community-based services (HCBS). The legislation forms the basis of President Biden’s $400 billion Read More

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