Online Resources

Online Resources

I. Selected Websites, News Sources, Blogs, and Pathfinders

The sites listed in this section are the most reliable and comprehensive sources of breaking and frequently updated news and information about issues affecting elder law practitioners and their clients.

A. Websites: General Information

National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)

NAELA’s Council of Advanced Practitioners
The Council of Advanced Practitioners (CAP) was established by NAELA as an invitation only council for advanced practitioners in July 2005. Membership in CAP is available to preeminent elder law attorneys only.

Justice in Aging
Fighting senior poverty through law.

Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that empowers people to choose how they live as they age.

AARP’s Policy & Research Center
Research surveys and reports on the needs, interests and trends that concern older and midlife American adults.

RAND Corporation: Research on Aging and Health
A good source of research-based information on policy issues

National Council on Aging
Policy-oriented research and publications; articles for laypersons

ABA Commission on the Law and Aging

Administration for Community Living
Site is geared mainly to elders and their families, but it does have good statistical information. ACL Aging and Disability Networks,, contains topically-arranged links to internal resources on the ACL site and external resources.

Fleming & Curti Elder Law
One of the oldest resource-rich law-firm-based elder law sites on the Net. Its “Elder-Law Issues Newsletter” is published weekly.

Life Care Planning Elder Law Firm
A compendium of elder law news and case summaries.

Life Care Planning Law Firm of Jerold E. Rothkoff
The Law Offices of Jerold E. Rothkoff is committed to helping seniors and their families navigate through the difficult legal issues involving the aging process.

Senior Law
Another long-standing law-firm based elder law site.

Elder Law Answers
ElderLawAnswers supports seniors, their families and their attorneys in achieving their goals by providing the best information on the Internet about crucial legal issues facing seniors, and a network of highly qualified elder law attorneys nationwide.

Virtual Chase
Useful collection of elder law sites.

B. Websites: Topical Sites and Legal Pathfinders

Topical websites focus on an issue or issues that are relatively narrow, and generally comprise both links to external resources and information and resources located on site. A legal “pathfinder” serves as an annotated guide to resources on a particular topic or area of research interest.

Stetson Law School Consumer Protection Program for Professionals

Loyola University Chicago Elder Law Pathfinder

National Center for State Courts Elder Abuse Pathfinder,-ways-to-prevent-elder-abuse-and-exploitation

Legal pathfinders on narrow, specific topics pertaining to elder law and practice.

Kaiser Program on Medicaid and the Uninsured

ABA: What Is Elder Law: And Why Do You Care?

C. Blogs

Elder Law Prof Blog

Wills, Trusts, and Estates Prof Blog

Elder Law: You and Yours Blawg

Massachusetts Estate Planning and Elder Law Blog

PA Elder, Estate, and Fiduciary Law Blog

Healthcare Neutral Blog
Healthcare Neutral, LLC was established to address the unmet need in the healthcare field for efficient and effective alternatives to the traditional litigation process. Healthcare Neutral, LLC provides alternative dispute resolution services exclusively for the healthcare industry.

D. Journals

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