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Shaunise Spivey named PCA Chief Operating Officer, succeeds Senior VP Louis Colbert, who will retire after 40-year career

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) announces the appointment of Shaunise Spivey, SHRM-SCP, to the role of chief operating officer (COO). Spivey will succeed PCA’s Senior Vice President of Operations Louis Colbert, who will retire from the organization in May 2021. Colbert has served PCA for a total of 15 years and has been an advocate for the aging community for more than 40 years.

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

PCA keeps older adults fed during pandemic with 2 million meals served since March 2020

Passing the one-year mark since city stay-at-home measures were implemented due to COVID-19, Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is proud to announce the delivery of more than 2 million meals through its home-delivered meals and Grab & Go meals programs.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

TODAY: How to join PCA’s virtual community town hall about COVID-19 vaccine information at 2:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, March 24, PCA will host a virtual community town hall on the latest COVID-19 vaccine information. Older Philadelphians and their caregivers are invited to join us to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, the vaccine rollout in Philadelphia, and how the aging network is responding to the needs of older Philadelphians.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Statement against Asian American and Pacific Islander hate crimes

Together, we take a stand against hatred.

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

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. 

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Call for artists: PCA’s 2021 Celebrate Arts & Aging virtual event

PCA is pleased to invite you to enter your unique work of art in its 19th Annual Celebrate Arts and Aging event, sponsored by PECO/Exelon, which will be held during May’s Older Americans Month!

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