Executive Director Karen Buck quoted in recent Philadelphia Inquirer article on access to vaccines for older people

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 9, 2021

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Despite being eligible for more than a month, the majority of Philadelphia’s seniors have not been vaccinated. Executive Director, Karen Buck is quoted saying: “A lack of easily accessible sites and internet access have hindered seniors’ ability to get appointments in a system that relies heavily on digital scheduling. Many Philadelphia seniors own their own…



SeniorLAW Center starts new Facebook Live Series: The Senior Rights Review

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 8, 2021

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SeniorLAW Center is excited to announce a new Facebook Live Series called: The Senior Rights Review. This series is designed to share critical legal information for older people and their families as they navigate through the legal system during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Topics include tenant rights, homeownership rights, grandparents raising grandchildren, guardianship, holographic…



SeniorLAW Center Launches New Access to Justice in Guardianship Project

by Kristen Wilson

Thanks to a project funded by the Independence Foundation, SeniorLAW Center is now helping Pennsylvania’s older adults with guardianship issues! We now provide legal advice (statewide) and representation (in Philadelphia) to adults over 60 who are facing guardianship, having a problem with their guardian, or hoping to terminate a guardianship. We are also advocating for…



Two Important Events for Grandfamilies in Pennsylvania

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on April 5, 2021

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Two important events are taking place for Grandfamilies in Pennsylvania. See more details below. First Event:  Please Join Us For The GRANDFamily Connections Provider Network of Chester County On Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 9am. Click here for full details.   Second Event:    



The CDC eviction moratorium has been extended until June 30, 2021

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on March 29, 2021

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The CDC eviction moratorium has been extended through June 30, 2021. This moratorium applies statewide. However, it only protects tenants who know to complete a Declaration Form, and provide it to their landlord. It only protects tenants who meet the requirements of the declaration form, which include income limits and Covid-related financial hardship. Read the…



New information for Phase 4 rental assistance in Philadelphia

by Kristen Wilson

  • Posted on March 23, 2021

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Phase 4 Rental Assistance is almost here. Last week the web portal went live for landlords to pre-register: www.phlrentassist.org and over 5,000 landlords have already pre-registered. Landlords will be able to start filing applications on behalf of their tenants by the end of this week and tenants will be apply to beginning of next week.…