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  • July 5, 2022Jul 5, 2022

    Ageism unmasked

    Ageism – discrimination toward anyone based on age – is a sneaky thief. It robs both the young and old of being individuals rather than stereotypes.

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  • June 30, 2022Jun 30, 2022

    Safety, security for city’s older adults remains a top priority

    Safety is top of mind for our city’s older adults, who have expressed concerns for their personal safety amid record-high gun violence and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • June 25, 2021Jun 25, 2021

    PCA wants to hear from you! Complete our advocacy survey

    Please complete the survey to give us your thoughts on what is important to you.

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  • June 16, 2021Jun 16, 2021

    How to be an LGBTQ+ ally

    It is important time for those who identify as straight to learn more about the LGBTQ+ experience and to openly support LGBTQ+ individuals.

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  • April 30, 2021Apr 30, 2021

    Attitudes, words can help combat ageism

    Common assumptions about older adults include that they are needy or that they have little desire for romance. These are examples of unconscious bias, or snap judgements.

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  • Communities of Strength
    April 29, 2021Apr 29, 2021

    Honoring older Americans

    In May, the nation honors Older Americans Month. PCA has made it its mission to honor and serve Philadelphia’s older adults every day since it was founded in 1973.

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  • February 1, 2021Feb 1, 2021

    These boomers remain passionate about activism

    “We as seniors can’t retire, there’s too much to do and everything is in jeopardy.“

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  • October 29, 2020Oct 29, 2020

    It’s time to return your mail-in ballot!

    UPDATED 10/29/2020 Why is it important to vote in the 2020 presidential election? Not only do we decide on the next president in the 2020 election on Tuesday, November 3...

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