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Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA to host three virtual health self-management workshops, free to those age 60+

Want to better self-manage your health issues, including diabetes, asthma, heart disease, and high blood pressure? Register for a virtual workshop through PCA! All workshops are FREE for those age 60+! Each program runs for six weeks and meets weekly. All participants will receive a Self-Management Tool Kit in the mail containing program supplies.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: Cheers to a healthy new year!

The new year allows for a clean slate. There are changes we can make now to lower stress levels, improve overall health and strengthen relationships.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Tips to ease winter joint pain

For some older adults, colder weather means an increase in joint pain and arthritis symptoms. Here are some tips to help you get moving.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Start the new year off with a positive mindset

Resolutions are a great way to welcome in the new year. But don’t go overboard, and be flexible

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Healthy mind, healthy body: Staying engaged while staying home

As the pandemic has separated us physically, technology has greatly assisted in helping to bridge those social gaps while families and friends remain at home.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

What to know about Medicare Open Enrollment this year

While Medicare as a whole may look pretty similar to past years, APPRISE, Pennsylvania’s state health insurance assistance program, will look very different this year for Philadelphia.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: Eat smart this holiday season

Older adults – especially those living with diabetes – can stick to a meal plan that ensures they’ll keep both their weight and blood sugar in check.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Getting older doesn’t have to mean losing your teeth!

By Alicia M. Colombo New oral challenges often develop as you grow older. Common dental problems that seniors experience include dry mouth, tooth decay, gum disease and oral cancer. Your oral health affects nutrition, digestion, speech, self-esteem, quality of life and social interactions. If left untreated, these dental conditions can lead to tooth loss and […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Take charge of your diabetes with PCA’s FREE six-week self-management workshop

Want to take charge of your diabetes? Register for Common Threads, a six-week diabetes self-management program that is FREE for adults 60 and older.

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