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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Census FAQs: Speak up, be counted

Since so little is known about the U.S. census, PCA has provided a cheat sheet so you know what to expect and who to call with questions

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Putting Penn to paper

Meet the Philadelphia woman who made William Penn and his wife American citizens

Posted By Alicia Colombo

SCAM ALERT: The IRS is NOT calling

The IRS scam has many forms, but generally scammers call to tell unsuspecting victims they owe back taxes and penalties. Sometimes, scammers claim a deceased relative owed a large debt to the IRS.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Not even the clothes on their backs

Until the late 19th century, single women were not permitted to own any property — not even the clothes on their backs

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Census is the time to make #SeniorsCount in Philadelphia

The U.S. census counts the people and collects vital data about the households in our nation. It’s mandated by the U.S. Constitution, but the census means much more.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA presents ‘Engage Your Body and Brain’ senior education event on April 25

PCA will present its annual “Engage Your Body and Brain” senior education event on Saturday, April 25, from noon to 4:30 p.m. The event will include seven educational classes taught by local experts.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s Regional Conference on Aging scheduled for September 25-27

Registration is now open for the 2019 Regional Conference on Aging, presented by the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA). The conference will be held at PCA’s offices, 642 North Broad St. in Philadelphia, Wednesday, September 25 through Friday, September 27.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA to present ‘Engage Your Body and Brain’ event

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) will present its annual senior education event, titled “Engage Your Body and Brain,” on Saturday, March 23, from noon to 4:30 p.m. at PCA, 642 North Broad St. Topics for the sessions are “Meditation,” “Operation Paper Clutter Control,” “Genealogy 101,” “Intro to Self-defense,” “Eating for Energy,” “Intro to Facebook,” “Flower Pot Decoration” and “What You Should Know About Medical Marijuana.” Registration is required by March 1.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Educating younger generations about the Holocaust

By Barbara Sherf

Rhonda Fink-Whitman, author of the book “94 Maidens,” is working to raise awareness of the Holocaust among younger generations at a time when many are uninformed about this historic tragedy and when anti-Semitism in the United States is rising at an alarming rate.

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