News About Aging

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA President & CEO Najja Orr to join AARP’s COVID-19 vaccine telephone town hall on March 8

AARP Pennsylvania will host a live telephone “town hall” to keep residents informed about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan in Pennsylvania and how the coronavirus is impacting the 50+ population. The event begins on Monday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Upcoming PCA training events for aging services professionals

The following programs from PCA’s 2021 Training Catalog provide an excellent grounding in the aging process for professionals in the field of aging services. See brief descriptions of each course below and click the links for additional course information. 

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Call for Artists: PCA’s 2021 Virtual Celebrate Arts & Aging Event

PCA is pleased to invite you to enter your unique work of art in its 19th Annual Celebrate Arts and Aging event, sponsored by PECO/Exelon, which will be held during May’s Older Americans Month!

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Philadelphia Department of Public Health Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets and Interest Form  

As the COVID-19 vaccination process beings to roll out in Philadelphia, many people understandably have questions about the vaccine, how to get it, and what to expect following vaccination.   

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Joel TeBeest Joins Philadelphia Corporation for Aging as New CFO

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) announces the newest addition to its executive leadership staff. With more than 30 years of experience in finance and operations management and over 25 years working in social services, Joel TeBeest, joins PCA as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA to host three virtual health self-management workshops, free to those age 60+

Want to better self-manage your health issues, including diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and high blood pressure? Register for a virtual workshop through PCA! All workshops are FREE for those age 60+! Each program runs for six weeks and meets weekly. All participants will receive a Self-Management Tool Kit in the mail containing program supplies.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: Show your heart some love

February is nationally recognized as American Heart Month – a time to turn our attention to keeping free from heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

These boomers remain passionate about activism

“We as seniors can’t retire, there’s too much to do and everything is in jeopardy.“

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Ralph’s Restaurant has nourished its owners for more than 100 years

By Jay Nachman For more than 100 years Ralph’s Restaurant has been serving up Italian favorites in South Philadelphia’s Italian Market, a stint that will continue on, as declared by Elaine Dodaro, 82, who owns the restaurant with her sons, Jimmy and Eddie Rubino. “We stick with the old standards because customers would never have […]

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