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

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

News

10 Things You Should Know About Age Discrimination

2/24/2017 |  Story

Age discrimination is real. Two out of three workers between ages 45 and 74 say they have seen or experienced age discrimination at work, and job seekers over age 35 cite it as a top obstacle to getting hired. And if you happen to work in the high-tech or entertainment industries, your chances of experiencing age discrimination are even higher.
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Why Medicare Beneficiaries Should Pay Attention to ‘Repeal and Replace’ Debate

2/23/2017 |  Story

This is the second in a series of pieces about how the nation’s three big federal benefit programs — Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — might be affected by the significant changes being proposed by either President Donald Trump, his cabinet appointees or congressional Republicans.
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The Age Discrimination Law at 50: A Mixed Bag

2/22/2017 |  Story

One likely unintended consequence and a few ideas for improvement
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58% of Americans Are Making This Huge Retirement Mistake

2/21/2017 |  Story

Do you have a will or trust in place? Your loved ones could face a world of upheaval without one.
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Updates

Join the NAELA Delegation to Israel
1/11/2017  Announcement
Research the rights, representation, and support for the aging population in Israel with fellow NAELA members from June 5-12, 2017
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NAELA Vice President Attends Signing of 21st Century Cures Act
12/13/2016  Story
NAELA Vice President Mike Amoruso attended the signing of the 21st Century Cures Act at the White House as NAELA's representative.
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NAELA Praises Passage of Special Needs Trust Fairness Act as Part of 21st Century Cures
12/7/2016  Press Release
The Special Needs Trust Fairness Act corrects a patently false and degrading error in the law that presumed all individuals with disabilities lacked the capacity to handle their own affairs.
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Missouri NAELA President to Testify Before Senate on Financial Abuse of Seniors
11/29/2016  Press Release
Tomorrow, the Senate Aging Committee will hold a hearing. Current NAELA Missouri Chapter President Jessica Kruse will testify in her own capacity.
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NAELA Recognizes Rep. Thompson as an Outstanding Advocate for Persons with Disabilities
10/20/2016  Press Release
NAELA presented Rep. Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson (R-PA) with an award for his outstanding advocacy for persons with disabilities in the 114th Congress.
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Elder Law & the Election: NAELA Strategy for New Congress

On January 9, NAELA offered all members an update on what potential legislation could mean for your clients and your elder law and special needs planning practice (free for members)