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Posted By Alicia Colombo

Health Brief: CDC vaccination update

COVID-19 vaccination is an important tool to help us get back to normal, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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. See […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Did you miss PCA’s community town hall on the COVID-19 vaccine? Watch a replay here

On Wednesday, March 24, PCA hosted a virtual community town hall about the COVID-19 vaccine for older adults, their caregivers, and members of the community. The event featured the latest information related to the COVID-19 vaccine and addressed questions about the vaccine rollout in Philadelphia.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Philadelphia Department of Public Health Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheets and Interest Form  

As the COVID-19 vaccination process beings to roll out in Philadelphia, many people understandably have questions about the vaccine, how to get it, and what to expect following vaccination.   

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Nutritious doesn’t mean tasteless

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating habits. Healthy, nutritious foods aren’t limited to salads and raw vegetables. One very popular way of eating – The Mediterranean Diet – is both healthy and delicious. It’s based on the cuisines of countries surrounding the Mediterranean […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Engage at home: Senior centers host remote events

Many of Philadelphia’s senior centers are offering activities, events and things to do remotely during the pandemic. Many of the centers funded by PCA offer a broad array of ways to socialize, learn and stay connected through phone, mail, social media and videochat.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA President & CEO Najja Orr to join AARP’s COVID-19 vaccine telephone town hall on March 8

AARP Pennsylvania will host a live telephone “town hall” to keep residents informed about the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan in Pennsylvania and how the coronavirus is impacting the 50+ population. The event begins on Monday, March 8, at 2:00 p.m.

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: Show your heart some love

February is nationally recognized as American Heart Month – a time to turn our attention to keeping free from heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans.

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