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Thursday, May 24th, 2012
  PROPERTY TAX REBATE FILING DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2012:  It is free to apply and assistance is available!  Do you own your home in Philadelphia?  Are you at least 65 years old, OR widowed and 50 years old OR receiving SSI?  Is your income below $35,000? If so, APPLY TODAY FOR YOUR PROPERTY TAX REBATE!! It’s free to apply and help is available at most senior centers, at Phi… click for more

2012 SeniorPROM a grand success!

Monday, May 7th, 2012
The 2012 SeniorPROM is a grand success! SeniorLAW thanks our sponsors, hosts and attendees and congratulates its honorees. See all the photos HERE! [caption id="attachment_2171" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Congratulations to our honorees and their organizations (left to right): Mark Segal, Publisher, Philadelphia Gay News; Nicole Jones, General Counsel, Cigna Corporation; J… click for more

Congratulations to SeniorLAW volunteer David Denenberg, 2012 Unsung Hero!

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
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SeniorLAW Center and Blank Rome Pro Bono Partnership Featured in the Legal Intelligencer

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012
Reprinted with permission from the 3/27/2012 issue of The Legal Intelligencer © 2012 ALM Media Properties, LLC. Further duplication without permission is prohibited.  All rights reserved. It has been said that if you want to be incrementally better, be competitive, but if you want to be exponentially better, be cooperative. Kathy E. Ochroch and Karen Buck 2012-03-27 12:00:00 AM It h… click for more

Fraud Alert!!

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
Fraud Alert from our friends at HHS. Please share this with at risk consumers. Fraud Alert for People with Diabetes Criminals who plot to defraud the Government and steal money from the American people have a new target: people with diabetes. Although the precise method may vary, the scheme generally involves someone pretending to be from the Government, a diabetes association, or even M… click for more

ACTION ALERT: Stop the Asset Test for SNAP Benefits, Help Fight Hunger

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
Seniors and Hunger Governor Corbett plans to bar Pennsylvania seniors and families with modest savings from getting SNAP (food stamps) starting May 1.  This issue is of great concern to seniors.   Families with as little as $2,000 ($3,250 for seniors and people with disabilities) would no longer qualify for benefits. Under the proposed asset test, tens of thousands of Pennsylvanians would be… click for more

New Pro Bono Partnership with Pepper Hamilton is a great success! Fighting Contractor Fraud, Saving Homes

Thursday, December 8th, 2011
SeniorLAW Center and Pepper Hamilton LLP are proud to announce the first victory of their new pro bono partnership to fight contractor fraud and seek justice for low-income older homeowners in Philadelphia.     Litigation partners and associates of Pepper Hamilton have formed a pro bono practice group to specialize in this area of law which helps vulnerable seniors stay independent in safe, ha… click for more

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8th – PHOTO ID IS NOT REQUIRED TO VOTE

Friday, November 4th, 2011
Elections for judicial, county, school district and municipal positions will be held this Tuesday, Nov. 8. Although there is pending legislation to require photo ID of all voters in the future, you currently do NOT need to show photo ID to vote. However, if you've never voted before or are voting in a new division, you are considered a new voter according to federal law and must show p… click for more

SeniorLAW Managing Attorney Sangeeta Prasad receives Legal Education Award from the Juvenile Defenders Association!

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
n November 2, 2011, the Juvenile Defenders Association of Pennsylvania presented Sangeeta Prasad, SeniorLAW Center’s Managing Attorney as of July 2011, with an award for “Outstanding Contribution to Advancing Legal Education in the Field of Juvenile Justice.” Sangeeta received the award for her outstanding work on The Pennsylvania Juvenile Defense Notebook, a 15-chapter, 220-page trial gui… click for more

SeniorLAW and Center in the Park in the Chestnut Hill Local

Friday, July 15th, 2011
  (from the Chestnut Hill Local, Thursday, July 14, 2011)    Pennsylvania Secretary of Aging, Brian Duke,was the guest speaker at Center in the Park's annual board meeting and awards ceremony, held at the Center, located in Vernon Park, on June 20. After sharing his vision for aging services in the Commonwealth, the Secretary assisted CIP's Executive Director, Lynn Fields Harris, in presenti… click for more
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