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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Mother-daughter storytelling duo publishes children’s books

Once upon a time, a stone house in Glenside overflowed with the love of three generations of women. This love led one of them to write an unusual chil­dren’s story.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

At 102, she has plenty on her mind

At 102, Esther Kennedy has witnessed several wars, the Great Depression, assassinations and many other historic events that have shaped our world today. She remembers life before air conditioners, televisions, computers and cell phones.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

‘Homing’ memoir details healing, forgiveness that comes with age

A son needs most of his lifetime to unravel, then free himself from, the mysteries of his mother’s demise.]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Need help with heating bills? Assistance is available.

There are a variety of programs to help eligible Pennsylvanians who need as­sistance paying their home heating bills.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Column: Age is relative

“Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.” ~ Leon Trotsky

Posted By Alicia Colombo

The changing face of caregiving

Having it all in today’s world often becomes more challenging with age. Juggling a full-time job, domestic responsibilities and caregiv­ing duties can feel like a three-ring circus. This is especially true for those younger seniors who are “sandwiched” between dueling caregiving responsibilities.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Listen: PCA Nutrition Manager Amy Goldstein speaks about food insecurity among older adults

PCA Nutrition Manager Amy Goldstein recently spoke with WURD Radio’s “Reality Check” about food insecurity among older adults in Philadelphia. In the interview with host Charles Ellison, Goldstein touched on several programs that PCA offers to those in need, including congregate meals at PCA-funded senior centers and home-delivered meals.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Use these tips to secure your mental health

If you are 60 or older, know that according to the World Health Organization, you are among a group of aging adults that will double in proportion over the next 30 years. In fact, this amazing evolution of the world’s senior population has already started and continues to climb. In 2015, seniors accounted for only […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s 12th Annual Winter Resource Fair

PCA will host its 12th annual Winter Resource Fair on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the St. John Neumann Center. The deadline to register is Thursday, Oct. 31.

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