Advocacy for elders and persons with disabilities is at a tipping point today – making aging in place according to one’s own terms possible in caring communities or giving in to an unbalanced world of haves and have nots.
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 28, 2013
The National Aging and Law Institute will be held from November 7-9, 2013, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event brings together Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys and other professionals for three days of interactive learning and networking experience. In-depth sessions will focus on a variety of topics, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, Special Needs Law, guardianship fraud, ethical issues, and health care decision making. Attendees will also be invited to a Senate staff briefing on elder justice and special needs issues.
“Advocacy for elders and persons with disabilities is at a tipping point today – making aging in place according to one’s own terms possible in caring communities or giving in to an unbalanced world of haves and have nots. At the National Aging & Law Institute, you’ll find the knowledge, skills, and moral support needed to make the former a reality,” said Charles P. Sabatino, 2013 National Aging and Law Institute Chair and Director of the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging.
The National Aging and Law Institute is hosted by NAELA and co-sponsored by the National Aging and Law Conference (NALC), a coalition formed by NAELA, the Center for Medicare Advocacy, the American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging, the National Senior Citizens Law Center, the Center for Social Gerontology, the National Consumer Law Center, the AARP Foundation Litigation, and the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities.
Members of the media are invited to attend the National Aging and Law Institute. To arrange interviews with leaders from NAELA and NALC, or if you are interested in attending, please contact Communications Associate Abby Matienzo by e-mail [email@example.com] or call 703-942-5711 #230.
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. Established in 1987, NAELA is a non-profit association that assists lawyers, bar organizations, and others. The mission of NAELA is to establish NAELA members as the premier providers of legal advocacy, guidance, and services to enhance the lives of people with special needs and people as they age. NAELA currently has members across the United States, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit NAELA.org.
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