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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

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

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

Health Brief: Cheers to a healthy new year!

The new year allows for a clean slate. There are changes we can make now to lower stress levels, improve overall health and strengthen relationships.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Tips to ease winter joint pain

For some older adults, colder weather means an increase in joint pain and arthritis symptoms. Here are some tips to help you get moving.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Start the new year off with a positive mindset

Resolutions are a great way to welcome in the new year. But don’t go overboard, and be flexible

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Healthy mind, healthy body: Staying engaged while staying home

As the pandemic has separated us physically, technology has greatly assisted in helping to bridge those social gaps while families and friends remain at home.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

What to know about Medicare Open Enrollment this year

While Medicare as a whole may look pretty similar to past years, APPRISE, Pennsylvania’s state health insurance assistance program, will look very different this year for Philadelphia.

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