PCA’s 2017 Produce Voucher Distribution is Winding Down
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) began distributing Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) produce vouchers on Monday, June 19, as part of an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. The program serves more than 36,000 seniors each year and fewer than 2,700 sets of vouchers remain for this year. Eligible […]
Research & Issues – Week of June 26, 2017
Views on the Ethical Struggle for Universal, High-quality, Affordable Health Care and its Relevance for Gerontology. George M. Martin. Experimental Gerontology, Volume 87, Part B, January 2017, pages 182–189.
Gerontological Competencies among MSW Students: Evaluation of a Gerontology Specialization Program. Scott E. Wilks, Daphne S. Cain, Kellie B. Reed-Ashcraft & Jen Geiger. Journal of Gerontological Social Work, published online: May 3, 2017.
Aging Research & Issues: January 23 – 27, 2017
- Negotiating Control: From Recognizing a Need to Making a Decision to Apply for a Housing Adaptation. Lisa Ekstam, Agneta Malmgren Fänge & Gunilla Carlsson. Journal of Housing and the Elderly, Volume 30, 2016, Issue 4. Published online: 12 December 2016.
- Comparison of the Rowe–Kahn Model of Successful Aging With Self-rated Health and Life Satisfaction: The West of Scotland Twenty-07 Prospective Cohort Study. Elise Whitley, PhD, Frank Popham, PhD and Michaela Benzeval, PhD. The Gerontologist, December 2016.
Research training program open to community organizations
Community-based organizations that work with seniors may want to take part in the Penn Community Scholars Program, a free eight-week training series that aims to foster and promote community-academic partnerships and community-based participatory research.