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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

New Project: Pro Bono Action for Community Impact with AARP PA

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018
An innovative and powerful initiative, Pro Bono Action for Community Impact in Pennsylvania, a SeniorLAW Center and AARP partnership, will leverage pro bono partnerships with law firms to fight for policy changes that expand legal protections and resources for seniors and raise the visibility of issues important to older adults. Nora Dowd Eisenhower, former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department… click for more

PA HOUSE HEARING ON SENIOR LEGAL SERVICES

Friday, April 13th, 2018
SeniorLAW Center joined key partners on April 11, 2018 in presenting testimony at a special hearing on the powerful impact of senior legal services on the lives of older Pennsylvanians before the House Aging and Older Adult Services Committee. SeniorLAW Center’s Executive Director Karen C. Buck and Legal Director Wendy E. Bookler testified along with Pennsylvania Department of Aging’s Debora… click for more

Elder Justice & Civil Resource Center Volunteer Attorney Training Program

Monday, March 19th, 2018
SeniorLAW Center is proud to partner with the First Judicial District in the founding of the Elder Justice Resource Center, Pennsylvania’s first court-based center for older Pennsylvanians.  Our Homeownership Rights Director, Elizabeth Shay, will speak at the upcoming 4/6/18 CLE on Mortgage Foreclosure and Real Estate Tax Lien Foreclosure to train volunteer attorneys in an effort to provide… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Testifies at Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) Needs Assessment Hearing

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
Staff attorney Susanna Ratner testified recently at a hearing before the City of Philadelphia's Division of Housing and Community Development on the 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and on neighborhood housing and community development needs. Her testimony focused on the dramatic increase in reverse mortgage foreclosure filings in the city, and the specific needs … click for more
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