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SeniorLAW Center marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Monday, June 6th, 2016
SeniorLAW Center fights elder abuse, neglect and exploitation as a key priority of our work.  Elder abuse is a human rights issue.  Each year, the international community renews its commitment to addressing elder abuse, recognizing that it damages public health and threatens millions of our parents, grandparents, and friends. It is a crisis that knows no borders or socio-economic lines. On World… click for more

Generations who fought before us deserve justice, protection: SeniorLAW in NewsWorks

Friday, June 3rd, 2016
SeniorLAW Center was featured in an article on NewsWorks, by our Executive Director Karen C. Buck, highlighting our work,  national legislation and the elder justice movement.   Imagine a world without the elders of our country — those who fought racism and discrimination in the civil rights, voting rights, and women's rights movements; those who fought bravely on foreign shores,… click for more

SeniorLAW Center’s 7th Annual Hispanic Seniors Life Planning Clinic with Exelon

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
On Tuesday, May 17, SeniorLAW Center partnered with Exelon Legal, PECO, Blank Rome LLP and other volunteers to serve Hispanic seniors in their own language and community at our 7th Annual Hispanic Seniors Life Planning bilingual legal clinic. With the help of 33 volunteers at a clinic held at a new site - ASPIRA Inc. of Pennsylvania at 4322 N. 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 - SeniorLAW Center … click for more

SeniorLAW Center urges expansion of elder justice in testimony on the Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2016-20 State Plan

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
Elder justice was the focus of testimony presented by Executive Director Karen C. Buck, Esq. at the May 24, 2016 hearing on Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s 2016-20 State Plan at Drexel University in Philadelphia before Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne and her staff.  “The field of Elder Justice is broad and expansive, protecting the rights of seniors which affect their safety, income, fin… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testified to the Finance Committee of City Council

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
SeniorLAW Center and our clients presented testimony to the Finance Committee of City Council on the impact of Reverse Mortgage lending and foreclosures upon Philadelphia seniors. The sponsor of the Resolution was Councilwoman Cherelle Parker. The Councilwoman has promised to schedule further hearings to investigate ways the City can work with mortgage lenders, legal services agencies, housing cou… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Volunteer Attorney & Former Intern Has a Big Win for a Senior Homeowner and Grandmother Facing Crisis

Monday, May 23rd, 2016
  Congratulations to Eric Sando, former SeniorLAW Center Intern, now an associate at Earp Cohn P.C. and pro bono attorney for SeniorLAW Center. Eric obtained successful verdicts for his client, after a two-day trial, addressing fraudulent deed conveyance and a host of other problems.  He saved her home, where she is raising her infant granddaughter.  Read below to learn more about Er… click for more

We have arrived! SeniorLAW Center’s MLP for LIFE, a Medical-Legal Partnership with Mercy LIFE

Friday, May 20th, 2016
We have arrived! SeniorLAW Center’s MLP for LIFE, a Medical-Legal Partnership with Mercy LIFE SeniorLAW Center is pleased to announce its first Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP), our newest method of bringing legal services to seniors in the communities where they live. SeniorLAW Center is partnering with Mercy LIFE, a “Living Independently for Elders” program of all-inclusive care for … click for more

See photos from our Gala and the 6 Over 60 Video!

Monday, May 16th, 2016
THANK YOU! Our 2016 SeniorLAW Gala was a huge success! CONGRATULATIONS to all of our honorees. CLICK HERE for photos of this fabulous event! Our eternal gratitude to our extraordinary photographer,  Sam Zolten -- Photo/Facts Day in the Life Documentaries, Video and Photography CLICK HERE to watch the 6 Over 60 video featuring interviews with our 6 OVER 60 honorees!  Our gratitude to fi… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and its 6 Over 60 May 4th gala featured on Action News!

Monday, May 9th, 2016
On May 4th, over 350 of the best of the legal, business and nonprofit communities came together to celebrate the excellence of our courts, champions for justice, diversity and service, and our work at SeniorLAW Center at our 2016 Gala. May is national Older Americans Month and purple was our color theme for Elder Abuse Awareness.  We honored 6 over 60 (six remarkable individuals and groups w… click for more

SeniorLAW Center releases new video of its 2016 6 Over 60 Honorees

Monday, May 9th, 2016
Our 6 Over 60 award honors older Americans who have done remarkable things in their lives, and continue to do so.  This year’s honorees:  Nolan Atkinson, Esq., Geneva Black, Chief Justice Ron Castille (ret.), Bob Heim, Esq., Hon. Sandra Mazer Moss (ret.) and our Senior Veterans Advisory Corps, who guide and serve as ambassadors for our legal services program for veterans, are featured in our n… click for more
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