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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.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA to host inaugural African and Caribbean Elders Conference on Sept. 14

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) will hold the first African and Caribbean Elders Conference for senior adults and their caregivers on Saturday, Sept. 14.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA Heatline – 215-765-9040 – activated July 17 through 21

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) has activated its Heatline – 215-765-9040 – July 17 through 21 as a result of a Heat Health Emergency declared by the Philadelphia Public Health Department.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s Annual Report highlights agency’s impact on area seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) has released its annual report, which highlights the agency’s impact on the lives of Philadelphia area seniors. The 2018-19 report conveys the agency’s mission, funding and governance and highlights personal stories from several people who have been assisted by PCA.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s Night in Vegas was a smashing success!

PCA’s Night in Vegas was a smashing success and raised a record $190,000 in much needed funds to benefit the Philadelphia Fund for Seniors. The annual Gala fundraiser held on June 20th, 2019 drew more than 200 guests who enjoyed Las Vegas style casino games, a silent and live auction, raffle prizes, savory hor d’oeuvres, […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Free produce vouchers available for eligible Philadelphia seniors

PCA will begin distributing Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) produce vouchers Monday, June 24, as part of an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Eligible Philadelphia seniors can receive $20 worth of vouchers (four vouchers, each valued at $5) that can be used to purchase fresh Pennsylvania-grown produce sold at certified farmers’ markets throughout Philadelphia and the surrounding area.

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