Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Nearly 90-percent of Philadelphian’s 60 and older have at least one chronic condition according to national statistics.
The PCA Heatline will be open Sunday and Monday, offering advice that can help prevent an emergency.
Senior 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.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is urging everyone to check in on older neighbors, friends, and family members.
The 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.
PCA 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.
Philadelphia health officials have not yet had to activate the city’s “Heatline” for a single day, and there have no heat-related deaths.
Philadelphia city officials joined forces with volunteers working to protect the most vulnerable population — the city’s homeless — from the frigid, potentially deadly cold snap.
Thanksgiving came early for more than 200 Philadelphia seniors who were guests at a holiday dinner Sunday.
It’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.
Some 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.
The 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.
Hundreds of seniors lined up at the Reading Terminal Market on Tuesday for free food vouchers.
The excessive heat warning remains in effect for the region and the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging’s Heat Line will remain open until 8 p.m. Sunday.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held its first-ever “Senior Strut,” along Boathouse Row.