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.


New Bill Could Throw a Monkey Wrench into Retirement Planning

10/21/21|  Story

As you may have heard, there is pending congressional legislation that could affect what self-directed individual retirement accounts (IRAs) can invest in and how large of a retirement one can build.
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CDC: People With Disabilities Want COVID-19 Vaccines, But Struggle to Get Them

10/19/21|  Story

People with disabilities are less likely to be vaccinated against COVID-19, new research suggests, but it’s not because they are reluctant to do so.
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Ranking Lists Best Cities For People With Disabilities

10/4/21|  Story

What’s the best city in America for people with disabilities? A new ranking is designed to answer that question.
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5 Ways to Pay Long-Term Care in Retirement

9/30/21|  Story

Long-term care (LTC) is expensive. Even bottom-of-the-barrel care can break the average retirement income plan.
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Low Wages and Pandemic Gut Staffing Support For Those With Disabilities

9/29/21|  Story

Fears of contracting COVID-19 at work have made the caregiver staffing problem worse. Persistent low pay amid a tight US labor market makes it that much harder to attract workers.
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NAELA Celebrates National Estate Planning Week 2021

10/20/2021  Press Release
More than half of Americans, an estimated 56 percent, do not have an estate plan in place, making estate planning a critically overlooked component of financial wellness. This creates hardship, financial or otherwise, that can be diminished by advanc
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Now Accepting Powley Elder Law Award Nominations

Nomination deadline: May 28, 2021
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NAELA Celebrates Residents’ Rights Month

10/7/2021  Press Release
Attorneys Serving Older Adults and People with Disabilities Honor Long-Term Care Residents
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NAELA Joins Broad Effort to Observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month

10/4/2021  Press Release
Nationwide Campaign Takes Place in October
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NAELA Comments on Toxic Conservatorships Hearing

10/1/2021  Press Release
This week, the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution held a hearing titled “Toxic Conservatorships: The Need for Reform.”
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Reference tool for use in cross-border Medicaid planning for attorney clients with interests in multiple states

Featured Member Volunteer

NAELA volunteers learn and share expertise, gain valuable leadership experience, and influence positive change in elder and special needs law. 

Tiffanny Sievers, Esq., Marion, Illinois

  • NAELA State Advocacy Committee (Illinois Ambassador)
  • Illinois NAELA Chapter Board
  • Past President — Illinois NAELA Chapter
  • Deficit Reduction Act Committee Chair — Illinois NAELA Chapter
  • Illinois NAELA Legislative Committee
  • Illinois NAELA Task Force Co-Chair for Committee Against Administrative Hearing Changes
  • Past speaker at Illinois NAELA UnProgram and national conferences
  • Co-Chair of the NAELA New/Transitioning Attorneys Section
“Being a committee member made me more successful, more mentally stable, and is something I would encourage anyone who practices elder law to do and meet new people at national conferences.”

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