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NAELA provides its members’ subject-matter expertise to policymakers on issues confronting the elderly and persons with disabilities. Learn the latest from our Advocacy Update below. Questions? Contact NAELA Sr. Manager, Public Policy David Goldfarb.

Advocacy Updates

NAELA Opposes Granting Nursing Homes Immunity for COVID-19 Deaths in Letter with Advocates
5/13/2020  Announcement
NAELA joined a letter with other advocates to the Senate Judiciary Committee to strongly oppose granting immunity to nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NAELA Joins Letter Outlining Steps to Better Support Nursing Home Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic
4/29/2020  Announcement
NAELA, along with 45 national and state organizations, sent a letter to Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma with recommendations that CMS should take to better protect and support nursing home residents during th
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Advocates Urge Extension of Sudden Deadline for Social Security Beneficiaries With Dependents Seekin
4/22/2020  Announcement
This past Monday afternoon, the Social Security Administration and the Internal Revenue Service announced that Social Security beneficiaries with dependents who did not file a tax return have until April 22nd to file.
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Massachusetts Agrees to End Plan to Evict Nursing Home Residents to Make Way for COVID-19 Beds
4/15/2020  Announcement
Last week, NAELA joined MassNAELA and other state advocates to oppose the Massachusetts Governor's plan to evict nursing home residents to convert these facilities into beds for COVID-19 patients.
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Disability and Aging Groups Advocate for Additional COVID-19 Assistance
4/8/2020  Announcement
While the CARES Act contained a number of provisions that helped individuals with disabilities and older adult, it did not go far enough.
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Concerns Over SSI Beneficiary Access to Recovery Rebates
4/8/2020  Announcement
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, Section 2201, makes individuals eligible to receive a one-time payment of up to $1,200, but advocates remain concerned that many individuals receiving SSI or VA Disability Compensation a
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