April 2, 2021 
Contact: Abby Matienzo, Communications Manager

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys Supports National Financial Literacy Month This April 

Elder and Special Needs Law Attorneys Raise Awareness of Financial Education and Planning

Washington, DC — National Financial Literacy Month highlights the importance of financial literacy and establishing healthy financial habits and goals. The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) supports these goals by assisting clients with retirement planning, long-term care, setting up a trust for a child with disabilities, and other financial legal matters.

“NAELA members can make sure that your financial plans align with your retirement plans, help you navigate complex financial issues, and prevent financial abuse and scams,” said NAELA President Wendy Shparago Cappelletto, Esq., CAP.

To learn more about financial planning for older adults and persons with disabilities, locate an elder or special needs law attorney in your area using the NAELA Member Directory

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. Upon joining, NAELA member attorneys agree to adhere to the NAELA Aspirational Standards. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys is to educate, inspire, serve, and provide community to attorneys with practices in elder and special needs law. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit NAELA.org, or to locate a NAELA member attorney in your area, visit NAELA.org/findlawyer.

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