Category: News

SeniorLAW Center Presents our 2020 Champions for Justice!

  • Posted on February 1, 2020

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Join us as we celebrate our work and the 100th Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote while honoring these remarkable women advocates and leaders.  U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon                         Councilmember Helen Gym                      …

New legislation targets bed bug infestations in Philadelphia

  • Posted on January 29, 2020

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Thanks to a new law in Philadelphia, landlords will soon be required to pay the full cost of extermination if a tenant reports bedbugs within a year of moving in, or within 6 months of an infestation in an adjoining unit. This is good news for everyone, as it will reduce the spread of infestations.…

SeniorLAW Center Welcomes Three New Leaders

  • Posted on January 2, 2020

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Dana N. Goldberg, Esq., Legal Director. We are delighted to announce Dana Goldberg as our new Legal Director, overseeing the legal staff, pro bono programs and all of our client services. Dana joined SeniorLAW Center in 2012 as a staff attorney then served as Director, Victim Services. She is an accomplished attorney, speaker and manager, and…

Election Day resources and new bill passed extending absentee deadline

  • Posted on November 4, 2019

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Election day is Tuesday, November 5, 2019 and the polls are open from 7am – 8pm. Here’s a list of resources that can help seniors and their families make voting simple. Find your polling place HERE. Confirm your voter registration status HERE. If you’re status is inactive, you can still vote. Learn more HERE. Before…

SeniorLAW Center issues RFP for new marketing, communications and branding plan

SeniorLAW Center has issued a Request For Proposal for a marketing, communications and branding plan for our expanded work in victim services and our work seeking justice for older people across the Commonwealth. This comes at a pivotal time of expansion and strategic planning for the organization. Marketing, communication and branding are a key pillar…

Expanding our work for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren in PA through a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living

SeniorLAW Center is honored to be one of six organizations nationally to be awarded a Legal Assistance Enhancement Program grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) to expand legal services for grandparents raising grandchildren in Pennsylvania. This important partnership will support expanded statewide services through our PA SeniorLAW HelpLine and on-the-ground legal aid, pro…

Student loan debt – a challenge for all generations

Student loan debt is no longer just a young persons’ concern.  Approximately 8.4 million 50+ Americans owe $289.5 billion in student loans according to a recent AARP study.  That’s approximately 20% of total student debt, making growth of student loan debt among older borrowers the greatest in any age group. Whether living in poverty or…

SeniorLAW Center Featured in the Daily Times of Delaware County

Elder abuse and financial exploitation impact the lives of older people tremendously. We are proud to now have five offices in the Philadelphia region to help seek justice for older people with a special focus on elder abuse and financial exploitation in Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Read more about the work that Delaware…

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