SeniorLAW Center


In memory of Dr. Leon Bass

Monday, March 30th, 2015
All of us at SeniorLAW Center mourn the loss of Dr. Leon Bass, WWII veteran, African American soldier, Holocaust liberator, Philadelphia public school teacher and principal, enduring voice for justice and equality, and our 2014 SeniorLAW Center Champion of the Year. Those of you who attended last year’s gala had the extraordinary pleasure of meeting and hearing from this remarkable man. Dr. L… click for more


Thursday, March 19th, 2015
We are delighted to announce our 2015 Hall of Fame inductees: Cynthia B. Wishkovsky aging network partner and long-serving board member and officer of SeniorLAW Center, nonprofit leader at Journey’s Way/Intercommunity Action, lifelong aging services advocate and expert Richard J. Conn volunteer attorney for over 30 years to the present, long-serving board member, continuing champion and am… click for more


Thursday, March 19th, 2015
This year SeniorLAW Center has launched new 6 OVER 60 awards, honoring six remarkable older Pennsylvanians over 60 years of age, from all walks of life, who have had an extraordinary impact on their community. We received nominations from far corners of Pennsylvania and the selection process was challenging. THANK YOU to all of you who took the time to thoughtfully nominate so many inspiring senio… click for more

Fox Rothschild LLP SeniorLAW Center’s 2015 Partner of the year!

Friday, March 13th, 2015
We are honored to announce that Fox Rothschild LLP is SeniorLAW Center’s 2015 Partner of the Year. This award, presented to an outstanding organization each year, recognizes an exceptional partner whose efforts have significantly promoted our important mission of protecting the rights of older Pennsylvanians. SeniorLAW Center is extremely proud of our enduring partnership with Fox Rothsch… click for more

New Report finds Elder Financial Abuse Rampant

Monday, February 23rd, 2015
Elder financial abuse has reached epidemic numbers. A new report issued by True Link finds that approximately 36.9% of seniors are affected by financial abuse in any five year period and seniors in the United States are losing $36.48 billion each year to elder financial abuse. (True Link 2015) This number represents an increase of over twelve times what was previously reported. Financial exploitat… click for more

MEDIA ALERT: SeniorLAW Center Invites You to Save the Date and Nominate for “6 Over 60” Gala and Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
SeniorLAW Center is pleased to celebrate its work seeking justice for Pennsylvania Seniors with its 2015 Gala. This year’s gala, 6 Over 60, will honor remarkable Pennsylvania seniors whose efforts have made a profound impact on the community, and will take place Thursday, May 14, at the Crystal Team Room in Center City, Philadelphia. We invite the public to join in recognizing the extraordinary … click for more

SeniorLAW Center to focus on elderly veterans, Philadelphia Inquirer article January 15th, 2015

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Chris Mondics, Inquirer Staff Writer Posted: Thursday, January 15, 2015, 1:08 AM   A new program aimed at providing legal assistance to vulnerable elderly veterans has been launched by the SeniorLAW Center, a public interest group that focuses on the legal needs of the aged. Karen Buck, the center's executive director, said the program was developed to reach elderly veterans who typi… click for more

Introducing SeniorLAW Center’s Two New Annual Giving Circles

Friday, December 19th, 2014
We proudly announce the formation of two new annual giving circles - the SeniorLAW Friends and the Senior Society. By supporting SeniorLAW Center, you improve the lives of Pennsylvania seniors as you fulfill our nation's promise of ensuring fairness and justice for all who enter our legal system, regardless of one's ability to pay. Only one if five low-income Pennsylvanians having a critical… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and WWII veteran fight back against financial elder abuse with partners Blank Rome!

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
SeniorLAW Center attorney Dana Goldberg and pro bono partners Dan Rhynhart and Rosemary McKenna of Blank Rome fight elder exploitation of WWII veteran Ray White.  Read more about it here.… click for more

Supreme Court Elder Law Task Force featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Exciting news for elder justice as the work and report of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Elder Law Task Force, on which SeniorLAW Center sits, is featured in the 12/12/14 Philadelphia Inquirer. Appointed by Chief Justice Ron Castille and led by Justice Debra Todd, the Task Force made 130 bold recommendations to promote access to justice for older Pennsylvanians, emerging as a model for the nat… click for more

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