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 84th 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, workers with disabilities, and their families. Read More

NAELA Celebrates 2019 Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary

NAELA celebrates the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 2019. Congress enacted the ADA “to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabi Read More

NAELA Applauds Sen. Casey for Bill to Protect Spouses of Individuals in Need of Home Care

Last week, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced S. 2000, The Protecting Married Seniors from Impoverishment Act, to permanently extend the guarantee that Medicaid’s spousal impoverishment protections applies to home and community-based services (HCBS). Read More

NAELA Praises House Passage of Bill to Ensure Access to Home Care

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 Read More

NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019

Attorneys for Older Americans and People with Special Needs Join Efforts to Prevent Elder Abuse Read More

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Brent T. Stanyer

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Brent T. Stanyer

My practice focuses on elder law and estate and special needs planning. This includes preparing Wills, Trusts, Durable Powers of Attorney, and Advance Health Care Directives. I also advise clients on long term care planning and administer probates and estates.
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Stephen J. Silverberg, CELA, Fellow, CAP

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Stephen J. Silverberg, CELA, Fellow, CAP

The Law Office of Stephen J. Silverberg, P.C., was founded by nationally known estate tax and Elder Law attorney Stephen J. Silverberg, Esq. to help clients plan for the future and preserve assets by managing complex legal, tax and financial issues. Helping people is the essence of the firm’s mission and the guiding principle behind everything we do. As a nationally recognized estate planning and Elder Law firm, we help individuals, families an...
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