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Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA President & CEO Holly Lange to retire April 3

Katherine E. Galluzzi, D.O., F.A.C.O.F.P., Board Chair of the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), announces the retirement of Holly Lange, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective April 3, 2020.

In her retirement announcement to the Board, Lange stated, “I have been extremely fortunate, and the organization’s many accomplishments during my tenure are due to the very dedicated staff in all the departments that believe in PCA’s mission. PCA staff is the heart and soul of the agency and are committed to assisting elderly consumers any way they can.”

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Celebrate Arts & Aging: 2020 call for artists

Each year in honor of Older Americans Month in May, PCA’s “Celebrate Arts & Aging” showcases the achievements and creativity of older artists. Artists are now invited to submit works for the 2020 celebration. The deadline for submission is Wednesday, March 25.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA publications receive high honors

PCA has won five 2019 National Mature Media Awards for outstanding writing and overall impression of its Milestones newspaper and annual report.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA joins Home for the Holidays Campaign

The new year is a great time to reconnect with family and friends. Take advantage of this time and talk with your older loved ones about services or supports they may need, including home repairs and modifications.

A woman ponders her finances.
Posted By Alicia Colombo

PCA Emergency Fund: Help us help Philadelphia’s older adults

As temperatures dip, most people turn up their heaters to combat the brutal weather. But for many of the city’s older adults that isn’t an option, since Philadelphia has one of the highest senior poverty rates in the country.

Posted By Alicia Colombo

The changing face of caregiving

Having it all in today’s world often becomes more challenging with age. Juggling a full-time job, domestic responsibilities and caregiv­ing duties can feel like a three-ring circus. This is especially true for those younger seniors who are “sandwiched” between dueling caregiving responsibilities.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

Listen: PCA Nutrition Manager Amy Goldstein speaks about food insecurity among older adults

PCA Nutrition Manager Amy Goldstein recently spoke with WURD Radio’s “Reality Check” about food insecurity among older adults in Philadelphia. In the interview with host Charles Ellison, Goldstein touched on several programs that PCA offers to those in need, including congregate meals at PCA-funded senior centers and home-delivered meals.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s 12th Annual Winter Resource Fair

PCA will host its 12th annual Winter Resource Fair on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the St. John Neumann Center. The deadline to register is Thursday, Oct. 31.

Posted By Michael Hanisco

PCA’s 2019 Senior Strut health event recap

We want to thank everyone that helped to make PCA’s 2019 Senior Strut a major success! More than 500 seniors turned out to the health event to celebrate a day of wellness, activity, and friendship. Thank you to Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation for their support, along with all of our sponsors: […]

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