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Financial protection for older Americans / Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends. But often scam artists or bad advice take away these opportunities. The Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans is here to give seniors information and tools to navigate safely through financial challenges. … click for more

Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
ennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. is a client-centered organization that provides leadership, funding, and support to improve the availability and quality of civil legal aid and direct legal services for low income people and victims of domestic violence in Pennsylvania … click for more

Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
P4A's Mission is a statement of its commitment to act as an advocate for the aging -- promoting the continued physical, social, and economic self-sufficiency of Pennsylvania’s seniors. It pursues elders’ right to choice and dignity in daily living; and strives to furnish its Members with the essential informational/ educational resources to deliver quality service toward this end. … click for more

Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
The State Constitution provides that the Attorney General shall be the chief law enforcement officer of the Commonwealth and shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be imposed by law.… click for more

Emergency Fund Coalition

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
The Emergency Fund Coalition for Older Philadelphians, sponsored by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), was formed in 1989 to coordinate fundraising efforts by member organizations and to collectively provide emergency assistance to low-income older persons.… click for more

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA)

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
As Philadelphia's Area Agency on Aging since 1973, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) touches the lives of 70,000 families each year through a variety of programs funded by the Pennsylvania Lottery and the federal Older Americans Act.… click for more

BenefitsCheckUp

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
BenefitsCheckUp was developed to address a concerning problem: millions of older adults are eligible for benefits, but not receiving them. Ranging from health coverage to supplemental income to help in paying utility bills, there are millions of older adults who could benefit from a wide array of public programs if they knew about them and how to apply for them.… click for more

CARIE

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009
The Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly, is a non-profit organization, based in Philadelphia, dedicated to improving the quality of life for vulnerable older people. CARIE was founded in 1977 primarily as an advocacy organization for the frail elderly. Its initial program, the CARIE LINE, quickly became recognized throughout the region as a resource for a wide range of … click for more

Community Legal Services, Inc.

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
For nearly three decades, Community Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) has provided the highest quality legal assistance to the needy with the ongoing support of the Philadelphia Bar Association and the legal community. Our mission is to help low-income Philadelphia residents with legal problems by providing them with advice and representation in civil matters. In 1999 alone, we handled over 20,000 cases.… click for more

PA LawHELP.org

Monday, March 23rd, 2015
PA LawHELP.org is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Pennsylvania. Here you can locate information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how to contact programs providing legal assistance in Pennsylvania. This includes basic eligibility and contact information for the programs proving free legal assistance in Pennsylva… click for more

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