On July 11, PCA will begin distributing $20 in Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers to eligible seniors.Learn More
Summer is peak season for community events. PCA is available to provide free information about services for seniors.Learn More
Senate proposes eliminating funding for APPRISE, which helps more than 7,000 older Philadelphians understand Medicare optionsLearn More
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There is a range of services to help Philadelphia’s seniors. Many are free or low-cost. Not sure where to start? Fill out the Service Needs Checklist!START HERE
In the last year, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging provided 850,000 home-delivered meals to vulnerable, homebound seniors. In-home care helped more than 21,000 frail seniors remain in their own homes, in their neighborhoods.
At the same time, the Emergency Fund for Older Philadelphians gave more than $215,000 in crisis assistance to help more than 1,750 seniors who had exhausted all other resources.
Strength training isn’t just for body builders and professional weight lighters. It’s extremely important as you grow older. Even if you have mobility and balance issues, there are chair exercises that can help you regain and build your strength, and your independence.LEARN MORE