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


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


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


Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Require VA Track All Veterans Exposed to Toxic Burn Pits

6/3/20|  Story

Lawmakers this week introduced a bill that would require the Department of Veterans Affairs to document, track and notify Congress of all cases of burn pit exposure reported by veterans. 
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Most Medicare Enrollees Could Get Insulin for $35 a Month

6/2/20|  Story

Many Medicare recipients could pay less for insulin under a deal President Donald Trump announced Tuesday in a pivot to pocketbook issues important in November’s election. 
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Americans Take a Dim View of Raiding Their Social Security to Cover Pandemic Expenses, Poll Finds

6/1/20|  Story

Proposals have included giving individuals as much as $2,000 per month or letting them borrow as much as $11,000 from their future Social Security benefits. 
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Medicaid Clinics and Doctors Have Been Last in Line For COVID-19 Relief Funding

5/29/20|  Story

Clinics, hospitals, doctors' practices and others have been required to stop offering most nonemergency services, and many patients are afraid to visit health care facilities. 
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Medicare Now Covers Telehealth, Thanks to This Pandemic

5/28/20|  Story

Many private health insurers have offered telehealth for several years, but Medicare lagged behind covering the service. 
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NAELA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors
5/20/2020  Press Release
NAELA proudly announces its Board of Directors for 2020-2021.
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Practice Management During an Emergency
5/2/2020  News Article
Read this NAELA News article along with the latest COVID-19 updates.
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May Is National Elder Law Month
5/1/2020  Press Release
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is celebrating virtually this year!
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Major COVID-19 Package Extends NAELA Priorities and More
4/6/2020  Press Release
Congress recently passed the CARES Act, a major package to address the impacts of COVID-19.
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NAELA Annual Conference in Seattle, Wash. Is Cancelled
3/25/2020  News Article
Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, the NAELA Annual Conference scheduled for late April in Seattle, Washington, is cancelled.
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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
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