Author: Kristen Wilson

Reminder: Register to Vote in PA by Today!

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on October 18, 2021

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Today (October 18, 11:59pm) is the last day to register to vote for the 2021 Pennsylvania General Election on November 2nd! Notable positions up for election include the District Attorney of Philadelphia, judges in the Municipal and State courts (including the Pennsylvania Supreme Court), and other important local offices. To make sure you’ll be ready…



Board Member Will Cruse Featured in Philadelphia Bar Reporter

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on October 15, 2021

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SeniorLAW Center board member Will Cruse can be found in the latest edition of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter, as he encourages the legal community to help Spanish-speaking seniors in Philadelphia. Drawing from his own experience in Latin America, as well as SeniorLAW Center’s own bilingual services to Hispanic seniors, Will encourages other attorneys to volunteer…



Board Member Will Cruse Featured in Philadelphia Bar Reporter

by Kristen Wilson

SeniorLAW Center board member Will Cruse can be found in the latest edition of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter, as he encourages the legal community to help Spanish-speaking seniors in Philadelphia. Drawing from his own experience in Latin America, as well as SeniorLAW Center’s own bilingual services to Hispanic seniors, Will encourages other attorneys to volunteer…



Renters’ Access Act Goes Into Effect For Philadelphia

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on October 15, 2021

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As of October 13, the Renters’ Access Act, passed by the Philadelphia City Council in June, is now enforceable by law. Intended as a way to make the rental process more transparent and less discriminatory for prospective tenants, the Renter’s Access Act enacts new guidelines for landlords to follow. These include requiring landlords to inform…



SeniorLAW Center’s Karen Buck featured on Dishing with Patricia’s podcast

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on October 14, 2021

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Want to learn more about SeniorLAW Center’s mission and the ever-growing needs of seniors in Pennsylvania? And discover some scrumptious new recipes for the fall season while you’re at it? Join executive director Karen Buck as she dishes (figuratively and literally!) with health & lifestyle guru Patricia Harris in yesterday’s podcast episode of Dishing With…



Eviction Moratorium Lifted: How You Can Get Help

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on September 21, 2021

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Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), most parts of Pennsylvania have resumed the eviction of tenants, even as many residents still suffer the effects of the pandemic-induced recession. If you or someone you know is facing eviction, here are some…



ABA Adopts Resolution on Nursing Home Size and Density

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on August 13, 2021

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The American Bar Association’s Commission on Law and Aging adopted a resolution, co-sponsored by the Civil Rights & Social Justice and Senior Lawyers divisions, urging Congress and the Department of Health and Human Services to review long-term care facilities with an eye toward phasing in size and design standards. It states that the prevailing model…



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