June 9, 2021 
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NAELA Announces Winner of President’s Recognition Award


Washington, DC —  National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) 2020-2021 President Wendy Shparago Cappelletto, Esq., CAP, selected AgeOptions, based in Oak Park, Ill., as the recipient of the 2021 President’s Recognition Award.

Each year, the current NAELA president selects an outstanding individual or organization to receive the President’s Recognition Award. The recipient will also receive a donation from NAELA.

Watch the President’s Award acceptance video.

AgeOptions is a nonprofit organization connecting older adults and those who care for the with resources and service options so they can live their lives to the fullest. Since 1974, their mission has been to sustain and promote independence for older persons in their own homes and communities.

About NAELA
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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