Resources

The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys

NAELA and AFELA are two professional associations of attorneys dedicated to improving the quality of legal services provided to people as they age and people with special needs.

The National Association of Estate Planners & Councils – Naepc.org

NAEPC is a national organization of professional estate planners and affiliated estate planning councils focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards

The National Senior Citizens Law Center – Nsclc.org

Through advocacy, litigation and the education and counseling of local advocates, the organization seeks to ensure the health and economic security of older adults with limited income and resources.

Issues for Florida Seniors from the Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys

The Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys ensures quality legal services for seniors and the disabled.

The National Legal Resources Center

Developed by the Administration on Aging, the site has links to several other resources on elder law. 

Department of Elder Affairs – State of Florida

Primary state agency administering human services programs to benefit Florida’s elders

The Florida Bar Elder Law Section

Provides resources and contacts as well as news on elder law legislation in Florida

The American Bar Association

The association publishes a wide array of professional and consumer guides on issues in law and aging. Likewise, you will find detailed analysis of laws and policies that impact older Americans. 

Center for Medical Care Advocacy

The Center for Medicare Advocacy works to advance access to comprehensive Medicare coverage, health equity, and quality health care for older people and people with disabilities.

There are many other resources nationally and support groups locally that can be of great service. You can go to www.caregiverchronicle.com/support-groups and www.caregiverchronicle.com/resources for more information.

Local Resources