SeniorLAW Center


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

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
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