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Senator Casey’s Bill to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Becomes Law

Friday, July 13th, 2018
This new law will create a one-stop-shop of resources to support grandparents raising grandchildren. In Pennsylvania, more than 100,000 children are being raised by grandparents or other relatives, and experts say this number is rising as the opioid epidemic devastates communities. Recently, Senator Casey hosted a series of roundtables with Pennsylvania grandparents to discuss how the bill will he… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and Exelon/PECO host 10th Annual Pro Bono Legal Clinic for Latino Elders

Thursday, June 28th, 2018
SeniorLAW Center and Exelon/PECO recently hosted the All Hands In pro bono community clinic serving Latino elders on June 15, 2018, in partnership with Blank Rome. Over 40 volunteer lawyers, interpreters, paralegals and other staff (including leaders from Exelon headquarters in Chicago and SeniorLAW Center board member Bill Donohue) joined us in North Philadelphia to serve 21 Latino clients, mos… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies Before City Council Opposing Proposed “Squatters” Bill

Friday, June 8th, 2018
Cateria R. McCabe, Director of Veterans, Kinship Care and Tenant Rights testified on Monday, June 4, 2018 before City Council's Committee on Housing, Neighborhood Development and the Homeless about a proposed bill that seeks to amend the Philadelphia Code by adding a new Section 10-840 “Criminal and Defiant Trespassers” in an effort to address perpetrators commonly known as “squatters.… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Celebrates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
Elder abuse is a global, national and local crisis affecting us all, every culture, income, race, and community.  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEADD) was launched on June 15, 2006 by the World Health Organization at the United Nations and the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World.  It aims to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to p… click for more

Conference for Latino Older Adults Explores Life Through Changes “Mi Vida a Través de los Cambios” (My Life Through Changes)

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
The Philadelphia Prevention Partnership will celebrate its 18th conference for Latinos 55 and older. The Latino Golden Age Conference will be held Saturday, June 2nd, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at Antonia Pantoja Charter School, at 4101 N. American Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140. This year’s conference theme is Mi Vida a Través de los Cambios (My Life Through Changes) and explores the e… click for more

Beth Shay to be on Day Break on WURD

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Tune in tomorrow (May 30, 2018) at 6:30 AM to Day Break on WURD (900 AM and 96.1FM) and hear Beth Shay, SeniorLAW Center Director of Homeownership Rights provide the latest information about delinquent property taxes and home mortgages and how SeniorLAW Center can help you with these problems.  … click for more

THANK YOU for believing in elder justice!

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018
Thank You! SeniorLAW Center's 40th Anniversary Gala was magical! You made the difference! [caption id="attachment_7775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] SeniorLAW Center's stellar expanded staff rocking the color of the night, 40th Anniversary ruby red![/caption] THANK YOU for believing in justice! And supporting our work. Our 2018 40th Anniversary Gala was smashing and our most successful ever!… click for more

Media Alert: SeniorLAW Center Celebrates 40 Years of Protecting the Legal Rights of Seniors!

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
For immediate release: SeniorLAW Center celebrates 40 years of protecting the legal rights of seniors on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. Read the full media alert and the exciting plans for celebration, and how you can purchase tickets and sponsorship here.… click for more

Larry Felzer is recipient of the David M. Rosenblum GLBT Public Policy Award

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
Congratulations to Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Larry Felzer, on receiving the David M. Rosenblum GLBT Public Policy Award from the Pennsylvania Bar Association in recognition of leadership and service to the GLBT community and for efforts that inspire others to act and promote civil rights and equality before the law for the GLBT community! We are so proud!   [ngg_images … click for more

Update on ABA reverse mortgage panel

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
On May 11, staff attorney Susanna Ratner spoke on a panel about tax implications of reverse mortgages at the American Bar Association Section of Taxation's May meeting in Washington, DC. She discussed how even a minor property tax delinquency can quickly lead to reverse mortgage foreclosure. Her co-panelists were Stacy Canan from the CFPB's Office of Older Americans, Joanne Savage from AARP Legal … click for more
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