Elder Law relates to the type of person who is served and Elder Law attorneys represent, counsel and assist seniors, people with disabilities and their families with a variety of legal issues.
According to the Administration on Aging, the population 65 and over has increased from 35 million in 2000 to 41.4 million in 2011 (18% increase) and is projected to increase to 79.7 million in 2040. Within 20 years, persons over the age of 65 will comprise 20% of the U.S. population. Planning for this age group must include consideration of long-term care, a cost that can be incredibly expensive and often has very a significant effect on the immediate family.
For more information about Elder Law and selecting an Elder Law Attorney, click the download button below for a complimentary copy of NAELA’s brochure, titled Questions & Answers When Looking for an Elder and Special Needs Law Attorney. For more information about the Elder Law practice at Miller, Miller & Canby click here.