News About Aging

Posted By Marcia Siegal

2017 Regional Conference on Aging is September 27-29

The 2017 Regional Conference on Aging is being presented by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) at its offices, 642 North Broad St. in Philadelphia, on Wednesday, September 27 through Friday, September 29. The conference offers a cutting-edge program and continuing education for professionals who work with older adults. Nationally and locally recognized content experts will present relevant, practical and current information that will be immediately beneficial to anyone working in the aging arena. For just $40 a session, the conference is a cost-effective and convenient way to increase aging network professionals’ knowledge and skills. To review the conference brochure or register online, click here. Information is also available by calling 215-765-9000, ext. 5065 or emailing

Posted By Abbey Porter

Deadline extended to submit proposal for ASA conference

The deadline to submit a proposal to present at the American Society on Aging’s (ASA’s) “Aging in America” conference has been extended to Friday, July 14.

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Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA Seeks Bids for Certified Contractors & Suppliers

The Housing Department of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), a private nonprofit corporation, seeks bids from contractors and suppliers interested in providing services to the homes of older Philadelphians.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to explore integrating mental health, aging services

The webinar “Building Relationships between Mental Health and Aging Services” will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 10.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to examine revised federal nursing home regulations

The free webinar “A Deeper Dive into the Revised Federal Nursing Home Regulations – Part III” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 27.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to address sexual assault of people with disabilities

“Sexual Assault and Survivors with Disabilities: A Webinar to Raise Awareness, Share Resources, and Highlight Best Practices” will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, April 24, in recognition of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Webinar to addresses immigrant seniors’ issues

Are your senior clients coming to you with immigration-related questions? Recent events have left many people understandably confused and anxious. Aging-services professionals who need clarification on immigrant older adults’ eligibility for safety-net programs like Medicaid or SSI are invited to join the advocacy group Justice in Aging at 2 p.m. Friday, April 21, for an […]

Posted By Abbey Porter

PCA offers free training for social workers, volunteers serving Latino older adults

PCA will present “Putting the Gold in Our Golden Years,” a free training for social workers and volunteers serving Latino older adults, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at Concilio Ballroom, 141 E. Hunting Park Ave.

Posted By Abbey Porter

Scholarships available to support ‘Ageless Grace’ attendance, certification

Partial scholarships are available for those working with older adults to attend the Ageless Grace program from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, April 25-26, at Center in the Park, 5818 Germantown Ave.

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