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  • Eldercare Locator

    The Eldercare Locator from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging connects older Americans and their caregivers with sources of information on senior services. The service links those who need assistance with state and local area agencies on aging and community-based organizations that serve older adults and their caregivers. Content Detail

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    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • A Guide for Seniors and Their Families: Issues on Aging

    Consumer Legal Information Pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Money Smart for Older Adults

    Older adults can be attractive targets for financial predators both known and unknown to them. "Money Smart for Older Adults" from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is designed to help older adults, family caregivers and others prevent, recognize, and report financial exploitation. Content Detail

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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Living Trusts

    This publication from the Erie County Bar Association outlines what a living trust is, who needs one, advantages and disadvantages of having one, as well as myths and scams involving living trusts. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Abuse

    Information on the Pennsylvania Protection from Abuse Act from the Erie County Bar Association. Content Detail

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    Erie County Bar Association
  • Legal Briefs: Elder Law

    Information discussed by Attorney Whitney Hughes of the Allegheny County Bar Association on the November 1, 2011 edition of "Legal Briefs" on KDKA-TV's Pittsburgh Today Live program. Here are some common questions and some helpful tips in navigating through this sometimes confusing area of law. Content Detail

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    Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Northampton County: Protection From Abuse Information

    Information on Protection From Abuse services in Northampton county. Content Detail

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    Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County website
  • Protection from Abuse

    Consumer information pamphlet from the Pennsylvania Bar Association. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Protection From Abuse (PDF)

    This fact sheet from the Disability Rights Pennsylvania offers a brief overview of the Protection From Abuse Act. Content Detail

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    Disability Rights Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)