For Immediate Release
May 15, 2017        
Contact: Abby Matienzo, Communications Manager
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NAELA Announces Winner of President’s Recognition Award

Washington, DCNational Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (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.

Each year, the current NAELA President selects an outstanding individual or organization to receive the President’s Recognition Award. The recipient will also receive a donation from NAELA.

Silver Key Senior Services advocates for senior empowerment and offers a variety of services to maintain independence, safety, and quality of life, including case management, nutrition, and transportation services.

Members of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) are attorneys who are experienced and trained in working with the legal problems of aging Americans and individuals of all ages with disabilities. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of NAELA is to establish NAELA members as the premier providers of legal advocacy, guidance, and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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