Community

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

Education

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

Advocacy

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

News

Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Free, Virtual Memory Screenings

7/9/20|  Story

If you’ve ever wondered if your memory is sub-par, a new program from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America gives you an easy way to find out. 
Full Story

Labor Department Proposes Fiduciary Exemption for Retirement Plans

7/8/20|  Story

Consumer advocates say proposed regulation would weaken standards under law that governs retirement accounts. 
Full Story

63 Percent of Long-Term Care Providers Wait Up to 4 Days for COVID-19 Test Results

7/7/20|  Story

Eighty-seven percent of assisted living communities and nursing homes participating in a new survey said it is taking two or more days for them to obtain the results of COVID-19 tests of staff members. 
Full Story

Blind Rehabilitation Services Provides for Veterans

7/6/20|  Story

Blind Rehabilitation Services (BRS) continues to provide access to care in alternative formats. That includes VA Video Connect and third-party alternatives, such as FaceTime, Skype and Facebook Messenger video chat. 
Full Story

Annie Text Message Program Guides Veterans During COVID-19 Pandemic

6/29/20|  Story

For Veterans who would like guidance for staying safe or managing stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, Annie can help. Annie is VA’s automated text messaging program that sends health information and self-care reminders. Any cell phone with texting capabilities can receive Annie messages. 
Full Story

Updates

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.
Read more
NAELA Announces Winner of 2020 President’s Recognition Award
6/25/2020  Press Release
2019-2020 NAELA President Jennifer VanderVeen, CELA, CAP, NAELA Fellow, selected the Center for At-Risk Elders as the recipient of the 2020 President's Award.
Read more
NAELA Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2020
6/12/2020  Press Release
NAELA acknowledges the growing population of older adults by celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15th.
Read more
NAELA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors
5/20/2020  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces its Board of Directors for 2020-2021.
Read more
Practice Management During an Emergency
5/2/2020  News Article
Read this NAELA News article along with the latest COVID-19 updates.
Read more

Featured Events

Featured Content




NAELA News has information you need now - see what's new in this issue - WATCH NOW

Featured Member Volunteer



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
Learn More About Volunteering and Get Involved