NAELA members, working together and learning from one another, have broad experience with legal issues affecting people as they age and people with disabilities.


NAELA sponsors continuing education programs for attorneys and provides publications and educational materials to members.


NAELA leads and advocates on public policy issues facing members’ clients and their families.

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SSDI and Stimulus Checks: What You Need to Know Now

9/29/20|  Story

With negotiations resuming on another relief package that could send a second stimulus check to those who meet the requirements for a payment, Social Security Disability Insurance recipients could very well qualify for new direct payments, as they did with the first round.
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New CMS Data Highlights ‘Massive’ Expansion of Home Care-Related Medicare Advantage Benefits

9/28/20|  Story

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a treasure trove of new Medicare Advantage (MA) statistics late Thursday.
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Nonprofit Aims to Help Special Needs Students Disrupted by COVID-19 "Earthquake"

9/25/20|  Story

A new approach to teaching students with special needs is taking shape as students around the country return to some form of schooling.
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Medicare May Not Pay for Early Coronavirus Vaccines Without a Legal Fix

9/24/20|  Story

Medicare Part B, which generally covers approved vaccines deemed necessary, does not extend that coverage to those approved under emergency-use authorization, which is expected for an early Covid-19 vaccine.
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New Site Offers Veterans, Family Members VA Benefits, Services Information

9/23/20|  Story

VA’s new website landing page makes it easier for Veterans and family members to access VA benefits and services information.
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NAELA Joins Other Organizations Opposing Immunity Waivers
9/24/2020  Press Release
NAELA recognizes the tragedy of nursing home resident deaths since COVID-19 and the importance of holding nursing homes accountable for the care they provide to residents.
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Social Security Celebrates 85th Anniversary
8/12/2020  Press Release
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935, providing economic security for workers when they retired.
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NAELA Celebrates 2020 Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary
7/24/2020  Press Release
NAELA celebrates the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26.
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NAELA Attorneys Receive Theresa Award
7/21/2020  Press Release
NAELA is pleased to announce that NAELA Fellows Myra G. Gilfix, and Michael Gilfix, CAP (Palo Alto, Calif.) were named the 2020 recipients of the Theresa Award.
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NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 Powley Elder Law Award
6/30/2020  Press Release
This year's national community service award was given to Professor Rebecca C. Morgan, CAP, NAELA Fellow, of Gulfport, Fla.
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NAELA volunteers learn and share expertise, gain valuable leadership experience, and influence positive change in elder and special needs law. 

Stu D. Zimring, CAP, Fellow, Encino, Calif.

  • NAELA Foundation Board of Trustees, Chair
  • NAELA Past President
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