Press Releases

NAELA Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

Posted on 3/1/2017
NAELA member attorneys focus on taking preventative measures to protect older Americans and people with disabilities

NAELA President Issues Statement on the American Health Care Act

Posted on 3/20/2017
NAELA members counsel individuals with disabilities of all ages facing potential poverty and institutionalization as a result of their condition.

NAELA Supports National Financial Literacy Month (April)

Posted on 4/3/2017
National Financial Literacy Month highlights the importance of financial literacy and teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

CMA Senior Policy Attorney Receives NAELA Award for Public Policy Achievements

Posted on 4/7/2017
Alfred J. Chiplin, Jr., JD, is the recipient of the 2017 Charles P. Sabatino Excellence in Public Policy Award.

NAELA Supports Supports National Healthcare Decisions Day (April 16)

Posted on 4/11/2017
NAELA is once again supporting National Healthcare Decisions Day, a movement to “help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning.”

NAELA to Host Elder Law and Special Needs Planning Conference

Posted on 4/20/2017
NAELA will host the NAELA Annual Conference from April 27-29 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place.

NAELA Celebrates National Elder Law Month in May

Posted on 5/1/2017
NAELA established May as National Elder Law Month as a way to educate older Americans and their families on living trusts, powers of attorney, physical and financial elder abuse, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care insurance, and other important issue

NAELA Announces 2017 Fellows

Posted on 5/4/2017
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is proud to announce the 2017 NAELA Fellows.

NAELA Attorney Receives Theresa Award

Posted on 5/12/2017
The Theresa Awards recognize the outstanding efforts of those individuals who go above and beyond in helping and advocating for people with special needs.

NAELA Announces Winner of National Writing Award

Posted on 5/15/2017
NAELA proudly announced that Georgia Burke, JD; Jennifer Goldberg, JD; and Kate Lang, JD received the award for their article, “Medicaid and Supplemental Security Income Eligibility: Time for a Tune-Up,” published in the Spring 2016 NAELA Journal.

NAELA Announces Winner of President’s Recognition Award

Posted on 5/15/2017
NAELA President Catherine Anne Seal, CELA, CAP, selected Patricia Ellis, President and CEO, Silver Key Senior Services, Colorado Springs, Colo., as the recipient of the 2017 President’s Recognition Award.

Attorney Receives National Community Service Award for Advocacy in Elder Law

Posted on 5/15/2017
NAELA is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 Powley Elder Law Award: Patricia Sitchler, CELA, of La Vernia, Tex.

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