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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

Upcoming PCA training events for aging services professionals

The following programs from PCA’s 2021 Training Catalog provide an excellent grounding in the aging process for professionals in the field of aging services. See brief descriptions of each course below and click the links for additional course information. 

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Call for Artists: PCA’s 2021 Virtual Celebrate Arts & Aging Event

PCA is pleased to invite you to enter your unique work of art in its 19th Annual Celebrate Arts and Aging event, sponsored by PECO/Exelon, which will be held during May’s Older Americans Month!

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Joel TeBeest Joins Philadelphia Corporation for Aging as New CFO

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) announces the newest addition to its executive leadership staff. With more than 30 years of experience in finance and operations management and over 25 years working in social services, Joel TeBeest, joins PCA as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

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 Michael Hanisco

PCA celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, a month-long celebration of important events and people in Black history, and the tremendous impact they have made in the United States and around the world.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Reflections from PCA President & CEO Najja Orr on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

An special message from PCA President & CEO Najja Orr.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Take charge of your pain with PCA’s remote Keep it Moving program!

Want to take charge of your pain? Become a Self-Manager! Register for Keep it Moving – a six-week Chronic Pain Self-Management Program that is FREE to adults 60 and older. Participants will learn tips and strategies to take charge of their chronic pain, deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, isolation, and poor sleep, and learn how to become more involved in everyday activities.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Register for Jan. 7 Webinar: Household Health Survey Informs Planning, Practice & Research in Aging

Please join Public Health Management Corporation on January 7 for a presentation examining how PCA uses HHS data to focus the agency’s limited resources to areas where they will have the strongest health impact.

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