Honor Dr. King’s legacy through the MLK Day of Service
PCA will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As we honor the life and legacy of this civil rights icon, let’s renew his call to serve one another. This MLK Day, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities for older adults looking to carry on Dr. King’s legacy.
Writing a family love letter
By Barbara Sherf
There is a website for just about everything. One particular site sparked me to offer a class to seniors on writing a love letter to their families (and friends) that talks about their legacy through the stories, hopes and desires for their family and sharing their legacy lessons.
According to the familyloveletter.com site, “the family love letter is an indispensable planning tool allowing you to enhance the legal planning and legacy documents you may have prepared bringing clarity, reducing stress, and minimizing the conflicts, which often follow an incapacity or death.”
Six events to melt away a gloomy winter in Philadelphia
By Alex Nagy It can be difficult to get out of the house once the temperatures drop, but don’t let the cold hold you back. Everyone may want to stay inside, but there are plenty of events going on throughout the city every winter to keep you moving. Warm up your grandkids’ day with some […]
PCA joins Home for the Holidays Campaign
The new year is a great time to reconnect with family and friends. Take advantage of this time and talk with your older loved ones about services or supports they may need, including home repairs and modifications.
PCA Emergency Fund: Help us help Philadelphia’s older adults
As temperatures dip, most people turn up their heaters to combat the brutal weather. But for many of the city’s older adults that isn’t an option, since Philadelphia has one of the highest senior poverty rates in the country.
Know someone making a difference in the lives of older Philadelphians? Nominate them for a community service award!
Do you know someone who is making a difference in the lives of older Philadelphians? Show them how much they are appreciated by nominating them for a 2020 Community Service Award from the Emergency Fund Coalition (EFC) for Older Philadelphians!