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Thank You 2019 Gala Sponsors!

Thursday, June 13th, 2019
2019 Gala Sponsors DIAMOND LEVEL SPONSORS               Gold Sponsors               Silver Sponsors             Emerald Sponsors   &nbs… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Participates in WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day)

Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center is proud to be participating in WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) in several ways during the month of June. See the below events that SeniorLAW Center helped lead, present and plan! #weaad #elderjustice Hearing on Elder Abuse and Legal Issues Challenging Seniors in Delaware County June 7, 2019 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm Delaware County Intermediate Unit, DCIU 200 Yale Ave, Mort… click for more

SeniorLAW Center featured in Philadelphia Bar Reporter

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
Happy Older Americans Month! Every May since 1963, the Administration for Community Living has been leading the national observance of Older Americans Month. This year’s theme, Connect, Create, Contribute, encourages older adults and their communities to: • Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. • Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, … click for more

Read our Commentary on Reforming PA’s Guardianship in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Monday, May 13th, 2019
Pennsylvania needs to reform its guardianship system and ensure a right to counsel for its most vulnerable citizens. Read SeniorLAW Center’s Op-Ed in today’s Philadelphia Inquirer, co-authored with colleagues Pam Walz and Sam Brooks of CLS. Imagine a legal proceeding where all of your rights are taken from you and given to someone else. You may have never met that person who now controls … click for more

SeniorLAW Center Opens Chester County Office

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center is proud to open its fifth office in Pennsylvania! Its newest office is located in West Chester, Chester County and opened for business on April 1, 2019. Staffed by Attorney Susan Nolen and Victim Advocate Victoria Long, the office will provide free legal, outreach and advocacy services to victims of elder abuse 60 years of age and older, and has already been getting calls from se… click for more

SeniorLAW Center on KYW Newsradio for Stellar Pro Bono Efforts for Older People

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center participated in a first-of-its-kind pro bono day on May 2, 2019. Lawyers from financial institutions all over the country partnered with law firms and non-profit organizations such as SLC to provide free legal services to low income seniors, veterans, immigrants, the formerly incarcerated and others. Organized by long-time partners PNC and, for our clinic, Bla… click for more

10th Annual Life Planning Clinic for Hispanic Elders

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
On April 17, SeniorLAW Center partnered with extraordinary pro bono partners PECO/Exelon and Blank Rome LLP to counsel and provide life planning documents for Spanish-speaking seniors in their own community. A decade-long project – a favorite of SeniorLAW Center’s - was staffed by volunteer lawyers, legal advocates, interpreters, technology staff, notaries and witnesses. In just one morning,… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testified before the Finance Committee of Philadelphia City Council

Thursday, April 18th, 2019
On April 18, SeniorLAW Center testified before the Finance Committee of Philadelphia City Council to address the 2019 application of $19 million available from the Housing Trust Fund Non-Recording Fee Sub-Fund toward the projects and goals outlined in the City’s Housing Action Plan.  Our remarks focused on the impact of the housing crisis in Philadelphia on older homeowners and tenants and … click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testified before City Council on Emergency Protocols that Ensure the Safety of Older People

Friday, April 12th, 2019
On Monday, April 8th, Cateria R. McCabe, Director of Veterans, Kinship Care and Tenant Rights, testified at City Council before the Committee on Aging chaired by Council member Al Taubenberger. She provided testimony on Resolution No. 180847 regarding emergency protocols that ensure the safety of older people residing in high rises. Including measures taken by other jurisdictions, SeniorLAW Center… click for more

Helping Seniors Access Justice through Helplines

Thursday, March 28th, 2019
SeniorLAW Center shares exciting news from Washington, D.C. for senior legal helplines and hotlines, as bi-partisan legislation is introduced to amend the Older Americans Act to provide a funding source for these critical services for older adults! For over a decade, SeniorLAW Center, as a founding member and current co-chair of the National Association of Senior Legal Hotlines (NASLH), has joined… click for more
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