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Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA: A legacy of caring

In 1973, PCA began with just meals, personal care aides, transportation and the helpline. Now, 46 years later, the agency proudly serves more than 140,000 older adults.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Listen: PCA’s Cheryl Clark speaks about the changing face of caregiving

Cheryl Clark, supervisor for PCA’s caregiver support program, recently spoke to iHeart Radio’s Loraine Ballard Morrill about the “sandwich generation,” adults who are caring for aging parents as well as their children. In the interview, Clark touches on the unique challenges facing these caregivers and the resources that are available to help.

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

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.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s 2019 Senior Strut health event recap

We want to thank everyone that helped to make PCA’s 2019 Senior Strut a major success! More than 500 seniors turned out to the health event to celebrate a day of wellness, activity, and friendship. Thank you to Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for their support, along with all of our sponsors: […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Free health insurance counseling from APPRISE

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s (PCA) APPRISE program offers free health insurance counseling to all Medicare beneficiaries, regardless of income.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

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 […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Answering your FAQs about PCA’s annual Regional Conference on Aging

If you’re reading this, you’re either considering or soon-to-be actively attending the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s annual Regional Conference on Aging, held this year from Sept. 25-27. The conference is open to all professionals in the aging care community and will have a wealth of real-time information and practices from experts that attendees can implement in their own practice.

For those of you with questions regarding the conference, we offer a few answers to general inquiries here. If there’s anything you’d like to know beyond the answers provided, contact Tom Shea at tshea@pcaCares.org.

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