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

New Maine Governor Rejects 1115 Waiver

Yesterday, Maine's new Governor, Janet Mills, informed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) that Maine would not move forward with its 1115 Medicaid waiver. Read More

NAELA Celebrates Success in CTNAELA, et. al. v. Bremby

In August 2017, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Connecticut Chapter requested a grant as it sought injunctive and declaratory relief against the Connecticut Department of Social Services for failing to make available to the public Read More

NAELA Celebrates 70th Anniversary of UN Human Rights Day

December 10, 2018, will mark 70 years since the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read More

NAELA Celebrates Favorable Result in Greenhaven Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center v. Foust

NAELA celebrated a favorable result in Greenhaven Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center v. Foust, which involves the nursing home residents’ right to retain their home as “homestead” property after entering a nursing home. Read More

Update on Cox v. Iowa Department of Human Services

In February 2018, NAELA and the Special Needs Alliance (SNA) filed an amicus brief in Cox v. Iowa Department of Human Services arguing that funding a d-4-C trust by an individual over age 64 was governed by the Medicaid trust statute, 42 U.S.C. § 139 Read More

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