Upcoming PCA training events for aging services professionals
The following programs from PCA’s 2021 Training Catalog provide an excellent grounding in the aging process for professionals in the field of aging services. See brief descriptions of each course below and click the links for additional course information.
Register for Jan. 7 Webinar: Household Health Survey Informs Planning, Practice & Research in Aging
Please join Public Health Management Corporation on January 7 for a presentation examining how PCA uses HHS data to focus the agency’s limited resources to areas where they will have the strongest health impact.
PCA’s 2021 Training Catalog is here
We are pleased to announce that PCA’s 2021 Training Catalog is now available. Each year, PCA publishes a robust training catalog that is made available at no cost to its employees and other professionals working in aging services throughout Philadelphia, including senior center and long-term care facility staff, home care aides and social workers.
PCA President & CEO Najja Orr to emcee Virtual Aging Conference Sept. 25
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey will host a free Virtual Aging Conference on Friday, Sept. 25, from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Najja Orr, president and CEO of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), will serve as emcee in this conference designed to examine the impact of COVID-19 on the safety of nursing homes, its residents and discuss […]
PCA to host July 16 virtual public hearing on 2020-2024 Area Plan and budget for 2020-2021
PCA is holding a virtual Public Hearing to obtain comments on its draft 2020-2024 Area Plan and fiscal year 2020-2021 proposed budget. The hearing will take place on Thursday, July 16, 2020, from 10 a.m. to noon. We will host it on the Zoom platform.
Pennsylvania Department of Aging to host a Virtual Community Conversation July 7
The Pennsylvania Department of Aging will host a Virtual Community Conversation from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7, to discuss its State Plan on Aging for 2020-2024 and invites feedback from the public and community stakeholders throughout Pennsylvania.
Coronavirus: Information on what it is and resources to protect yourself
The Office of Long-Term Living is working closely with managed care organizations and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to ensure preparedness for participants in response to a possible outbreak of COVID-19
Know someone making a difference in the lives of older Philadelphians? Nominate them for a community service award!
Do you know someone who is making a difference in the lives of older Philadelphians? Show them how much they are appreciated by nominating them for a 2020 Community Service Award from the Emergency Fund Coalition (EFC) for Older Philadelphians!
Answering your FAQs about PCA’s annual Regional Conference on Aging
If you’re reading this, you’re either considering or soon-to-be actively attending the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s annual Regional Conference on Aging, held this year from Sept. 25-27. The conference is open to all professionals in the aging care community and will have a wealth of real-time information and practices from experts that attendees can implement in their own practice.
For those of you with questions regarding the conference, we offer a few answers to general inquiries here. If there’s anything you’d like to know beyond the answers provided, contact Tom Shea at tshea@pcaCares.org.