National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) is a community of attorneys who specialize in handling legal issues affecting people as they age and those with special needs. We believe in the importance of continuing legal education, advocacy and examining public policy issues in our mission to enhance the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities.

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Search Underway for Next NAELA CEO

NAELA's Board of Directors has convened a search committee to manage the process of selecting the next NAELA CEO.
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NAELA Priorities Move Forward on Capitol Hill

NAELA has focused its public policy priorities for 2023-24 on guardianship, Medicaid — especially home and community-based services (HCBS) and ensuring individuals with disabilities have access to Medicaid — and retirement issues.
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