Joint Public Hearing Tuesday on Strengthening Guardianship Laws and Preventing Elder Abuse

HARRISBURG – The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), and the Senate Aging and Youth Committee, chaired by Sen. Judy Ward (R-30), are hosting a public hearing tomorrow, March 14, at 11 a.m., in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in the Capitol Complex, Harrisburg, on strengthening guardianship laws and preventing elder abuse.

Remarks will be provided by:

  • The Honorable Lois Murphy, judge, Court of Common Pleas, Montgomery County, Administrative Judge, Orphan’s Court Division,
  • Pam Walz, Elder Law Section, Pennsylvania Bar Association,
  • Sally L. Schoffstall, Esq., certified elder law attorney, Schoffstall Elder Law, Pennsylvania Association of Elder Law Attorneys,
  • Connie Brode, executive director, Huntingdon-Bedford-Fulton Area Agency on Aging,
  • Teresa Osborne, state advocacy director, AARP Pennsylvania,
  • Jennifer Garman, Esq., director of government affairs, Disability Rights Pennsylvania and
  • Chelsea Robbins, deputy district attorney, Dauphin County District Attorney’s Office.

Livestream will be available at 

Cara Laudenslager (Sen. Baker)
Nathan Akers (Sen. Ward)

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