PCA’s letter to the USDA regarding the proposed changes to SNAP’s broad-based categorical eligibility rule
The following is a letter submitted to the USDA by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging President and CEO Holly Lange regarding the proposed changes to SNAP’s broad-based categorical eligibility rule on Monday, Sept. 23: Dear Secretary Perdue: On behalf of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), I am writing in opposition to the proposed changes to broad-based […]
Wolf Administration: Trump-Proposed Cuts to Federal Health Programs Jeopardize Access to Life-Saving Health Care
The Wolf Administration spoke out against potential cuts contained in President Trump’s proposed federal budget, which would significantly change Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act.
Advocacy Alert: Vote on GOP tax bill expected early next week
Take action now! Tell your legislators to vote no on this tax bill compromise legislation. Contact your representatives and senators through calls, emails, and faxed and/or hand-delivered letters to their district offices — with a tweet at the member for good measure.
Advocacy alert: Tax-cut bill poses major risks to aging programs
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), a member of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) , joins in n4a advocacy opposing a tax-cut bill that poses major risks to aging programs. A Senate vote is imminent.
October is National Residents’ Rights Month
October is national Residents’ Rights Month. It focuses on the rights and quality of residents in lifelong-term care facilities – nursing facilities, assisted living, personal care homes, domiciliary care facilities, and those who attend older adult daily living centers. The theme for this year’s Residents’ Rights Month, “It’s all about me: My life, my care, my choices,” focuses on the respect and dignity of every resident. In Philadelphia, advocating for residents’ rights goes on year-round through the Ombudsmen program managed by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA).