Residents of Northeast Philadelphia, who are 100 or older, are invited to be honored at the Second Northeast Centenarian Celebration at the Klein JCC, 10100 Jamison Ave., on Wednesday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. According to Klein JCC Vice President Raechel Hammer, Philadelphia has 273,000 older adults which represents 18% of the total city population. Of the city’s more than 470 centenarians, 131 of them reside in Northeast Philadelphia. “Our centenarians are role models for the future of aging and are an inspiration to us all,” says Hammer. On May 20, more than 200 people will join with the Klein JCC to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of Northeast Philadelphia’s centenarians. For additional information and reservations, contact Raechel Hammer at 215-698-7300, ext. 143
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. Now in its 40th year, Klein JCC is a nonprofit that provides social, educational and cultural programs, and vital social services for people living in Northeast Philadelphia and surrounding communities. Always Best Care Senior Services of Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware Counties is the lead sponsor for the event.