April marks National Fair Housing Month

National Fair Housing Month is recognized each year in April as a time to celebrate the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. The passage of the Fair Housing Act outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin when...

“Gettin’ On” in PGN: Resisting social isolation while caring for an aging loved one

From the Philadelphia Gay News By Sarina Issenberg Caring for an aging loved one can be immensely rewarding. It is generally also stressful, lonely and isolating. There are 34.2-million Americans currently providing unpaid care to another adult over the age of 50....

Religious Liberties Case Moves Through Supreme Court: What does it mean for LGBT aging?

By Lauren Wendl, EI blogger In July of 2012, Charlie Craig and David Mullins visited Masterpiece Cakeshop in an attempt to purchase a wedding cake for their upcoming wedding. The owner of the shop, Jack Phillips, refused to make the couple a wedding cake, claiming...
April marks National Fair Housing Month

April marks National Fair Housing Month

National Fair Housing Month is recognized each year in April as a time to celebrate the anniversary of the passing of the Fair Housing Act of 1968. The passage of the Fair Housing Act outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, or national origin when...

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Karen Nichols

Karen Nichols Philly native, Karen Nichols, has been advocating for older adults for over 20 years as a primary care doctor in West Philadelphia and as the current Medical director for Medicare Plans at AmeriHealth Caritas. Most of her professional career...

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Are You Taking Care of Your Oral Health?

Are You Taking Care of Your Oral Health?

By Meg Potoma, EI blogger March 20th is not only the first day of spring, but also World Oral Health Day! Oral health is important for all populations, but those within the elder community have specific dental needs. As people age, incidences of tooth loss tend to...

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Peter R. Abraldes

Peter R. Abraldes

Peter R. Abraldes Peter’s passion for advocacy started in 2013, while working at the law firm of Lyman & Ash. There he worked on one of the first cases challenging Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage and helping the firm develop the Legal Advisory...

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Fri 27

Tea, Scones & Work with Your Phones V

April 27 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sun 29

HEROES Awards Brunch

April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm