News About Aging

Posted By Michael Hanisco

SeniorLAW Center continues advocacy for older adults during COVID-19

While physical offices are closed, SeniorLAW center is offering services remotely to those impacted by the crisis. Areas of law include: fraud/bank account issues, illegal lockouts/evictions, COVID-19 scams, emergency custody and protections from abuse, elder abuse, social security/income, and utility shutoffs. Two critical concerns for seniors: Tenant and homeowner rights All evictions and foreclosures have been halted […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Research suggests Chinese exercise is aid for sedentary life

Despite the stress that comes with social isolation and despair for the future, older adults who take part in qi gong have seen positive results.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Seniors: Send Milestones your picks for ‘The Best Of’ Issue

Tell us what’s best about being a senior! Submissions due Friday, June 12.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Photographer’s starry career capturing musicians, celebrities

Scott Weiner, now 69, has photographed musicians from Aerosmith to ZZ Top; scores of actors, authors, presidents; and even a pope.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

In the time of COVID-19, grandparent caregivers are feeling the strain

More than 16,000 grandparents in Philadelphia are the primary caregiver for t heir grandchildren. PCA’s Caregiver Support Program is here to help.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Feeling down? You’re not alone!

The mantra of COVID-19 has been: We’re in this together, separately. This statement also perfectly describes our collective feelings of fear and despair. But these feelings are magnified amongst seniors.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Get out and safely explore the city’s parks

Philadelphia boasts more than 10,000 acres of public land and waterways, including more than 150 neighborhood parks. All parks, athletic fields and trails remain open to visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Senior sewists make masks to protect against COVID-19

A group of 60 senior “sewists” has joined forces to help limit the spread of COVID-19 by making masks for hospitals, nursing homes and nonprofits.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

New state of mind: Senior life after COVID-19

The optics of just how safe it is going to be are a tall order, considering the senior population contracts the virus and often experiences fatalities as a result.

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