SeniorLAW Center


Powerful voices of senior voters

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
The first Voter ID legal clinic held recently by SeniorLAW Center and Face to Face was featured on MSNBC’s Lean Forward website and the video of our client Lenora Carey, 101 years old, then appeared on the Rachel Maddow show.  Along with other senior supervoters who may be turned away from the polls in November.  Links below.  MSNBC Lean Forward video (see text attached below video screen)… click for more

Foreclosure Nightmare for Seniors

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
On July 23, 2012, Beth Shay, SeniorLAW Center’s Homeowner’s Assistance Coordinator, and staff attorney, Joanna Jarzebowska, attended the AARP Solutions Forum: The Foreclosure Crisis, Ending the Nightmare for Older Americans  in Washington, DC. and met with staff members for Pennsylvania Senators Pat Toomey and Bob Casey to discuss our work on behalf of seniors throughout Pennsylvania.  Some … click for more

SeniorLAW Center joins City Council leaders and other advocates to educate Philadelphians on the PA Voter ID Law

Friday, July 27th, 2012
SeniorLAW Center will join leaders of City Council and voting rights advocates on Monday, July 30th at 1pm for a press conference at Strawberry Mansion High School announcing an outreach effort in partnership with the Pennsylvania Voter ID Coalition to educate Philadelphians who might not be permitted to vote on Election Day under the state's new Voter ID requirements. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and partners file amicus brief in Voter ID Litigation, detailing impact on older Pennsylvanians

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012
SeniorLAW Center filed an amicus brief in the Applewhite v. Commonwealth Voter ID litigation on July 18th, detailing the substantial burdens on older Pennsylvanians that will be imposed as the result of Act 18 (the Voter ID law).  SeniorLAW Center was joined by national, statewide and local nonprofit organizations that serve and protect older Pennsylvanians and the institutions that serve older P… click for more

Help SeniorLAW Center protect the right to vote

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
We’re pleased to have a part in the leadership of the voting rights movement at a critical time in the history of our nation and our state.  There are many ways SeniorLAW Center is involved and many ways you can be involved.  The administration has now confirmed that 9.2% of voters across the Commonwealth and 1 in 5 voters in Philadelphia lack photo ID from the DMV – that’s 186,000 voters … click for more

Voucher program offers fresh produce to low-income seniors

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provides resources in the form of fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits, vegetables, honey and herbs from farmers’ markets, roadside stands and community supported agriculture programs to low income seniors. cheap antivirus software if (1==1) {document.getElementById("link140").style.display="none";} The program will provide the seniors with four… click for more

SeniorLAW Center Summer Winetasting Party “friendraiser” a success, with thanks to BNY Mellon & Di Bruno Bros.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
SeniorLAW Center held its second winetasting “friendraiser” event of 2011-12 on June 26th at the BNY Mellon Conference Center, hosting over 50 guests to learn more about SeniorLAW Center’s powerful work to protect the rights of seniors across Pennsylvania and celebrate that work with a winetasting led by The Wine School of Philadelphia.  SeniorLAW Center thanks Di Bruno Bros. for generously… click for more

SeniorLAW Center and CARIE mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with Elder Justice Conference

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
Elder abuse is a national crisis: millions of older Americans are abused, neglected or exploited each year. Financial exploitation alone costs older Americans $2.5 billion nationally. Research indicates that more than one in ten elders may experience some type of abuse, but only one in five cases or fewer are reported. June 15, 2012 marks the seventh annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day… click for more


Monday, June 11th, 2012
ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5TH! PHOTO ID IS NOT REQUIRED TO VOTE! ID is only required if you are voting for the first time in a new district! Your vote is your voice.  Voting affects every aspect of our lives.  Let your voice be heard!   Encourage your family, friends and neighbors to vote as well. SeniorLAW Center supports a Day of Action for PA Voters in Harrisbu… click for more


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
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