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  • White Carnations
    April 30, 2021Apr 30, 2021

    The City of Motherly Love

    Mothers Day has been a national holiday since 1914 when President Woodrow Wilson, urged by a Philadelphia woman, Anna Jarvis, signed it into law.

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  • Celebraye Arts & Aging!
    April 30, 2021Apr 30, 2021

    Celebrate Arts & Aging 2021 Virtual Showcase

    Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) proudly presents its 2021 virtual Celebrate Arts & Aging exhibit, an annual display featuring the extraordinary original artwork o...

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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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  • Mural drawing
    April 30, 2021Apr 30, 2021

    From ordinary to extraordinary: Artists transform senior center

    Three older adult artists have been working on a colorful floor-to-ceiling mural inside South Philadelphia Older Adult Center at 1430 E. Passyunk Ave.

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

    Communities of Strength

    Older adults are a key source of this strength. Through their experiences, successes and wisdom, they have built resilience that helps them to face new challenges. When commun...

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  • Terrance Gore
    April 29, 2021Apr 29, 2021

    Creating art uplifts the body and soul

    Multimedia artist Terrence L. Gore, 56, of West Philadelphia, has learned to treasure each day.

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  • Celebraye Arts & Aging!
    April 29, 2021Apr 29, 2021

    PCA’s 2021 art exhibit goes digital for a 2nd year

    PCA's 19th annual Celebrate Arts & Aging exhibit will be available online throughout the month of May.

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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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  • April 27, 2021Apr 27, 2021

    Touching the lives of older adults: My 44-year journey

    By Louis Colbert, PCA chief operating officer and senior vice president As I near my retirement from Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) after 44 years in the field of...

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