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Recent Media of Note
What you need to know about COVID in Year 4
From AARP — By Rachel Nania — The latest news on COVID-19 and answers to frequently asked questions As the pandemic enters its fourth year, it remains especially important for older adults who are most at risk for severe illness and death from COVID-19 to remain...
Medicaid Work Rule would hit family caregivers, people with disabilities
From Forbes — By Howard Gleckman — The sponsors of the House Republican debt limit bill, the Limit, Save, Grow Act, say its goal is to encourage low-income people to work. But it may have exactly the opposite effect, especially for people with disabilities. And, at...
Football player with Down syndrome sues team for disability discrimination
From WBNS-10TV/The Associated Press — Caden Cox alleges he was the target of disability discrimination, retaliation and assault during his time at Hocking College. NELSONVILLE, Ohio — An Ohio man who was the first person with Down syndrome to play and score a...
Why an Elder Law or Special Needs Law Attorney?
What is Elder and Special Needs Law?
Elder and Special Needs Law are specialized areas of law that involve representing, counseling, and assisting seniors, people with disabilities, and their families in connection with a variety of legal issues, from estate planning to long term care issues, with a primary emphasis on promoting the highest quality of life for the individuals. Typically, Elder and Special Needs Law attorneys address the client’s perspective from a holistic viewpoint by addressing legal, medical, financial, social and family issues.
Demand for Elder and Special Needs Law Is Growing
The number of older individuals in the population is projected to increase to 71.5 million in 2030, representing nearly 20 percent of the U.S. population. As a result the need is growing for specialized legal advice about aging-related issues.
Ohio NAELA Membership News
Registration open for 2022 UnProgram! Hotel block reserved
Registration is open for the 2022 UnProgram! Click on the button below to sign up for the event, set for Aug. 5-6 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus. The registration form also solicits your opinion on topics you would like discussed at the UnProgram, and any...
Save the Date: Live UnProgram will return Aug 5-6, 2022
The UnProgram is coming back, live and in-person! Full details are not yet available, but Save the Date: the 2022 UnProgram will be held LIVE, in the Central Ohio area, on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. The registration fee will remain $100 for Ohio NAELA Chapter...
S.B.13 passed by Senate, moves to House; Consider supporting the bill
Dear Ohio NAELA members, Please be advised: Last week, the Ohio Senate passed Senate Bill 13, and the bill was introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives. For those unfamiliar with the legislation, S.B.13 would establish “a statute of repose” for malpractice...
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Ohio NAELA is a state chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys