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Annual report highlights PCA’s impact on Philadelphia seniors

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Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) has released its annual report, which highlights the agency’s impact on the lives of Philadelphia seniors. The 2017 report conveys the agency’s mission, funding and governance and highlights personal stories from several people who have been assisted by PCA.

Some highlights from the annual report:

  • PCA served 2,041,048 meals to older adults at senior community centers and satellite meal sites and through its home-delivered meals program.
  • The Emergency Fund for Older Philadelphians provided $156,438 in crisis assistance to 1,605 low-income seniors for expenses such as home heating fuel.
  • Transportation programs sponsored by PCA provided 310,448 rides to seniors and people with disabilities.
  • PCA’s long-term care staff conducted 35,404 needs assessments for people referred to the agency for long-term care services.
  • PCA provided service coordination, or care management, to 23,210 seniors through Pennsylvania’s Aging Waiver, Options, caregiver support, protective services and other programs.

The annual report is also available as a downloadable PDF.