Press Releases

Upcoming National Law Conference Focuses on Seniors and People with Special Needs - 2019 Summit

Posted on 11/11/2019
The NAELA Summit will be held November 14-16, 2019, at the Capitol Hilton. Hosted by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), this event for elder and special needs law attorneys will engage attendees beyond a lecture by offering discussi

NAELA Pays Tribute on Veterans Day

Posted on 11/7/2019
Association for Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys Observes National Holiday Recognizing Veterans for Their Service

NAELA Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month in October

Posted on 10/15/2019
NAELA joins the U.S. Department of Labor in celebrating more than 70 years of disability inclusion this October through National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).

NAELA Celebrates Residents’ Rights Month in October

Posted on 10/11/2019
The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care designated October as Residents’ Rights Month to honor residents living in all long-term care facilities.

NAELA Celebrates National Special Needs Law Month in October

Posted on 10/2/2019
NAELA established October as National Special Needs Law Month as a grassroots effort to help people with disabilities and their families understand special needs planning and the resources available to them.

Social Security Celebrates 84th Anniversary

Posted on 8/14/2019
President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act in 1935, providing economic security for workers when they retired. Today, Social Security provides benefits to millions of retirees, workers with disabilities, and their families.

NAELA Celebrates 2019 Americans with Disabilities Act Anniversary

Posted on 7/26/2019
NAELA celebrates the 28th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 2019. Congress enacted the ADA “to provide a clear and comprehensive national mandate for the elimination of discrimination against individuals with disabi

NAELA Applauds Sen. Casey for Bill to Protect Spouses of Individuals in Need of Home Care

Posted on 7/1/2019
Last week, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced S. 2000, The Protecting Married Seniors from Impoverishment Act, to permanently extend the guarantee that Medicaid’s spousal impoverishment protections applies to home and community-based services (HCBS).

NAELA Praises House Passage of Bill to Ensure Access to Home Care

Posted on 6/19/2019
The legislation extends, through March 2024, funds for the Medicaid Money Follows the Person Demonstration Project (MFP) and the guarantee that Medicaid’s spousal impoverishment protections will apply to home and community-based service (HCBS) waiver

NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted on 6/14/2019
Attorneys for Older Americans and People with Special Needs Join Efforts to Prevent Elder Abuse

NAELA Announces Winner of President’s Recognition Award

Posted on 6/5/2019
2018-2019 President Michael J. Amoruso, Esq., CAP, NAELA Fellow, selected The Seeing Eye, based in Morristown, N.J., as the recipient of the 2019 President’s Recognition Award.

NAELA Attorney Receives 2019 Theresa Award

Posted on 5/24/2019
NAELA Fellow Tim Nay (Portland, Ore.) was named the 2019 recipient of the Theresa Award.

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