WATCH: PCA president and CEO Najja Orr talks resources with 6ABC
Najja Orr recently joined 6ABC’s Action News to discuss PCA’s efforts to provide continuity of care to older Philadelphians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Orr also touched on the unique issues facing seniors during the coronavirus outbreak, and how loved ones can reach out to help. The interview, conducted on April 8, was the first for […]
COVID-19: Information and resources for older Philadelphians
In response to the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the city of Philadelphia and other agencies have made resources available to older Philadelphians to stay safe, healthy and informed.
PCA Board Chair announces Najja Orr as President and CEO
Katherine E. Galluzzi, DO, CMD, FACOFPd, Board Chair of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), announces the appointment of Najja Orr as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 3, 2020. It is my esteemed pleasure as board president, joined by members of the board and our executive and administrative leadership, to warmly welcome […]
PCA’s in-home support program helps older adults regain, maintain independence
Lillian Stevens was a dutiful mother and homemaker raising her family in West Oak Lane. She recalls making her family chicken and vegetables, breakfast foods, and “just about everything when I was [doing the] cooking.” Her prowess in the kitchen ended Mother’s Day in 2018 when she suffered a stroke while on the way to church. Stevens recovered following her hospitalization and subsequent rehabilitation. But upon returning home, Stevens realized she was in need of some assistance in her plan to continue to live independently.