By Stuart D. Zimring, Esq., CAP
The Foundation Trustees adopted a refined mission in 2017: to promote the goals of NAELA and advocate for the rights of older Americans and people with special needs. This is accomplished through litigation and regulatory advocacy, research, amicus b
By Ron M. Landsman, Esq., CAP
The NAELA Litigation Committee is eager to work with NAELA chapters and members around the country on issues that are important to them to support their efforts to improve the lives of their clients.
By Brian F. Mahoney, Esq.
This article will provide NAELA members with an overview of the law as it relates to special education and will demonstrate the application of the law as it relates to the author's personal experience.
By Valerie Peterson, Esq.
On September 18, 2018, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) amended the rules regarding eligibility for VA pension.
By Jeffrey A. Pitman, Esq., and Katherine E. Metzger, Esq.
This article provides an overview of the most prevalent types of abuse and neglect that occur in the nursing home setting, discusses the ways in the which the original OBRA-87 reforms have attempted to address them, and alerts the reader to new chang
By David J. Hoey, Esq.
This article identifies and describes some of the lesser-known aspects associated with litigating personal injury claims against nursing homes in the current industry climate.
By Karen Dunivan Konvicka, JD; Joanne Marcus, MSW; and Theresa M. Varnet, MSW, JD
The ABLE Act allows an individual with a disability to have a tax-preferred savings account without jeopardizing his or her Medicaid and SSI eligibility. How does an ABLE account compare to other trusts?
By Amanda Hsiao, Esq.
“When I Need Your Help, I’ll Let You
Know” And Other Senior Myths That Can
Lead to Disaster is on a tough-love, mythbusting mission to help seniors and families confront and prepare for the realities of aging in the United States.
By Sarah M. Andrew, CELA
Many people facing hospitalization may rightly feel as though they are going into battle without armor or weapon. Bonnie Friedman wrote Hospital Warrior to level the battlefield.
By Francine J. Lipman and James E. Williamson
With more than 61 million individuals receiving Social Security benefits, one out of every four American families receives monthly cash payments from the Social Security Administration (SSA).