Seniors

Legal Aid attorneys of our Senior Law Project (SLP) provide civil legal services to adults, 60 years of age and older, with a focus on seniors with the greatest social and economic need.

We assist eligible clients with a variety of civil legal issues, including:

  • Elder abuse
  • Assisted living and nursing home discharges
  • Public benefits
    • Food support
    • Cash assistance
    • Social Security
    • Unemployment denials
    • Public health insurance coverage such as Medical Assistance denials
    • Reduction of home care services
    • Debtor/creditor issues

We also partner with Legal Aid’s Pro Bono team to provide monthly Wills Clinics┬áto help eligible clients get Power of Attorney forms, wills, Health Care Directives and Transfer on Death Deeds for free.

Legal Aid was so extremely helpful and kind. On behalf of everyone you help, I would like to offer my thanks for being there for people who need service.
Legal Aid Client

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