News About Aging

Actress Marjorie Goldman portrays suffragist Susan B. Anthony
Posted By Alicia Colombo

Keeping Susan B. Anthony’s crusade for women’s rights alive

Personal passions for history, teaching and acting came together when Marjorie Goldman began portraying suffragist Susan B. Anthony more than 20 years ago. Over that time, Goldman has perfected her craft and adopted the cause of social reformer.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Free webinar to examine revised federal nursing home regulations

The free webinar “A Deeper Dive into the Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations – Part II” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 15.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Workshop to explore impact of medication on dementia, depression

The workshop “How Medication Impacts Dementia and Depression” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 11 at Mercy Neighborhood Ministries, 1939 W. Venango St.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to review screening for early dementia in people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

The webinar “Methods and Techniques for Early Dementia Screening for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities” will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 7.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Workshop to address stress reduction, depression

An educational workshop on reducing stress and recognizing depression will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at La Salle Neighborhood Nursing Center at the corner of Chew and Wister streets at the La Salle Apartments.

Posted By Abbey Porter

PCA’s Senior Education Day to feature line dancing and learning

Classes on line dancing and protecting against fraud and financial exploitation will be presented at Senior Education Day, to be held from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), 642 N. Broad St.

Mt. Airy learning Tree founder Barbara Bloom
Posted By Marcia Siegal

‘The Learning Tree’

Mount Airy resident Barbara Bloom was intrigued by the concept of neighbors teaching neighbors. When she and and a core of dedicated volunteers started the Mount Airy Learning Tree (MALT) 35 years ago to do just this, they didn’t have a clue how popular the organization’s mostly evening and weekend classes would become

Noah Lewis re-enacts black Revolutionary War hero Ned Hector. (Photo courtesy of Noah Lewis)
Posted By Alicia Colombo

Highlighting a black war hero

Noah Lewis always had an interest in history and in learning more about his African-American heritage. But it was his late wife Mary’s example as a teacher and volunteer classroom aide that led the biomedical technician to become a professional Revolutionary War re-enactor full-time.

Dr. Dan Gottlieb is a noted psychologist, therapist. author and WHYY radio host.
Posted By Marcia Siegal

Engage your body, brain

Dr. Dan Gottlieb, an internationally renowned psychologist and host of WHYY-FM’s “Voices in the Family,” will discuss “Cultivating Compassion for Our Aging Bodies” as part of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s (PCA) 6th annual Senior Education Day. The event, which includes a total of seven sessions to choose from, will be held Saturday, March 18, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at PCA, 642 N. Broad St.

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