Keep cool and protect yourself from the heat this summer
While many are still staying home during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important that everyone is vigilant about the summer heat and how it can affect those that are most vulnerable, including children, people with disabilities and older adults. Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) encourages all city residents to check up on anyone who […]
PCA reminds all to stay vigilant of older adults sheltering in homes during heat
As temperatures rise in the city, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) encourages residents to continue to communicate with older loved ones and friends. Elevated temperatures have the potential to cause heat related illness that can be especially harmful to older adults. Phone, video chat, email and texting are ideal methods to keep in touch with […]
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.
Help yourself and your immunity
We hope that the worldwide spread of coronavirus will soon be contained, so we can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. Regardless, you need to know that the healthier you are, the better chance your immune system can thrive and keep illnesses far away. Here are four tips to give your immune system a […]