Volunteers Needed For Seniors Battling Chronic ConditionsNearly 90-percent of Philadelphian's 60 and older have at least one chronic condition according to national statistics.
Excessive Heat Prompts Philadelphia Corporation For Aging To Activate HeatlineThe PCA Heatline will be open Sunday and Monday, offering advice that can help prevent an emergency.
Philadelphia Corporation For Aging Distributes Produce Vouchers To Low Income SeniorsSenior farmers’ market produce vouchers were distributed at Reading Terminal Market, and while Wednesday was their final distribution date here, it's not too late to pick up a voucher elsewhere.
Philadelphia Officials Warn of Heat Wave's Dangers, Especially to the ElderlyThe Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is urging everyone to check in on older neighbors, friends, and family members.
Top Local Organizations For Holiday Donations In PhiladelphiaThe end of the year brings with it numerous reasons for celebration and generosity. Here are the top local organizations to donate your money or time to this upcoming holiday season.
Scenic Strut Along Boathouse Row Draws 500 SeniorsPCA hopes the Senior Strut might spur older adults to join or form walking groups, because walking increases blood flow to the heart, lungs and brain that can put you in a good mood and lower stress.
With Weather Cooperating, Philadelphia's Elderly 'Heatline' Keeping Their CoolPhiladelphia health officials have not yet had to activate the city's "Heatline" for a single day, and there have no heat-related deaths.
Charitable Groups Gear Up As Overnight Temperatures Set to PlummetPhiladelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population -- the city's homeless -- from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.
Early Thanksgiving For Local Seniors Thanksgiving came early for more than 200 Philadelphia seniors who were guests at a holiday dinner Sunday.
National Senior Center MonthIt's National Senior Center Month and there is a large array of options for our growing older population. The Philadelphia Corporation on Aging is a good local source.
Heat Line Offers Help To Philadelphia Seniors During Hot WeatherSome children in Philadelphia playing at a spray ground had the right idea about staying cool, but another at risk group is senior citizens, and there are many ways they can get help.
Telephone Help Line In Operation For Philadelphia's Persistent Heat WaveThe excessive heat warning remains in effect for the region, and the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s "Heatline" will be open 8:30am until 12 midnight today through Friday.