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Posted By Michael Hanisco

Census 2020: Less than a week left to make sure #SeniorsCount in Philadelphia!

Let’s make sure #SeniorsCount in Philadelphia! Here’s how you can respond today.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

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 […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Save the Dates: PCA’s virtual Regional Conference on Aging, Oct. 20-22

PCA’s Regional Conference on Aging is scheduled for Oct. 20-22! This year’s conference will be completely virtual with multiple sessions held over three days.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Celebrate Arts & Aging 2020 Virtual Showcase

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) proudly presents its 2020 virtual Celebrate Arts & Aging exhibit, an annual display featuring the extraordinary original artwork by artists, aged 55 and older, from the greater Philadelphia community! On behalf of our sponsors, PECO, an Exelon Company; JEVS Care at Home; Aetna, and AARP Foundation, PCA applauds the bright […]

Posted By Alicia Colombo

Center workers celebrated during Senior Center Month

The dedication of senior center workers hasn’t diminished – it’s deepened, as they’ve taken on new roles and responsibilities during the pandemic.

Celebrate Arts & Aging
Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA applauds seasoned artists with virtual festival

PCA is pleased to announce the first virtual Celebrate Arts & Aging showcase starting in mid-September.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Heat health emergency: Where to go to stay cool in Philadelphia

The City of Philadelphia has issued the region’s first heat health emergency through Tuesday, July 21. This has activated Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s Heatline at 215-765-9040. 

Farmers' markets offer just-picked produce. (iStock)
Posted By Michael Hanisco

2020 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program information

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is once again distributing Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) vouchers. In previous years, vouchers were typically distributed each summer through PCA’s N. Broad St. headquarters and via select distribution sites. However, this year, vouchers will only be distributed by mail to comply with COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. NOTE: PCA […]

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s 2020 Senior Strut has been canceled

PCA’s 2020 Senior Strut: A Health Event in the Park has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope to strut with you in a healthy 2021! Be safe and stay tuned!

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