NATIONAL ACADEMY OF ELDER LAW ATTORNEYS
Across the USA.
"The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Inc. (NAELA) is a professional association of over 4,300 attorneys who are dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to seniors and people with special needs. NAELA members assist their clients with public benefits, probate, and estate planning, guardianship/conservatorship, and health and long-term care planning, among other important issues."
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, judges, law professors and students deal with legal issues affecting older adults and people with disabilities such as:
- Senior Rights
- Elder Justice
- Elder Abuse
- Health Care Access
- Health Care Decision Making
- Legal Services
- Long-Term Care
- Managed Care
- Older Americans Act
- Social Security
- Veteran Issues
- Special Needs
The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys advocates on public policy issues facing people as they age and people with special needs but does not provide direct legal services.
NAELA promotes Elder Law by participating in National Elder Law Month. Seminars, media appearances and elder law clinics are held to educate the public about elder law attorneys.
The NAELA Journal covers articles on elder law and special needs law topics including:
- Preservation of Assets.
- Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, Disability.
- Health insurance.
- Tax Planning
- Conservatorships, Guardianships, Living Trusts and Wills.
- Estate Planning, Probate and Administration of Estates, Trusts.
- Long-Term Care Placement, Housing And Nursing Home Issues
- Elder Abuse.
- Fraud Recovery.
- Age Discrimination.
- Health Law.
- Mental Health Law.
Many elder law attorneys hold the Certified Elder Law Attorneys (CELA) certification from the National Elder Law Foundation the only national certifying program for elder law and special needs attorneys.
source: naela.org, nelf.org
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