Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Today is the 7th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is marking the day by putting the issue of elder financial abuse at the forefront.
PCA says it’s due to new state regulations that take effect July 1st.
Seniors are invited to the meeting to talk up the value of their local center and how important the senior services are to them.
The city of Philadelphia will be under a heat warning Monday and Tuesday.
It was part of the “Celebrate Arts and Aging” program of the Philadelphia Corporation For Aging.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has 18 investigators handling more than 2,000 calls per year.
“The elderly are vulnerable because they’re alone, and a lot of time they’re isolated and they’re looking for some type of interaction,” notes one expert.
Now, thanks to technology, there are tools available to family members concerned that someone may be stealing from or hurting an elderly loved one.
The holidays are wonderful — unless you fall victim to a scam artist. They’re out in force and targeting senior citizens.
The project on senior hunger centers on resources available to homebound seniors, and how volunteer-supported programs work in concert with other efforts to connect needy seniors to food.
Sarah Burns, 77, has been taking advantage of the annual giveaway since the program’s inception in 1999.
Eligible older Philadelphians can each receive $20 in food vouchers from PCA to buy fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging, which provides funding for elderly Philadelphians who can’t afford to pay their bills for home heating, medicine, or food, now has a new infusion of cash.
About 117,000 Philadelphia seniors are truly poor, meaning they can’t afford one or more of their basic needs: food, shelter, heat, medicine or access to health care. According to the Public Health Management Corporation — […]
Imagine going without food, the medications you need to live a healthy or comfortable life, or heat in this cold weather. There are 100,000 seniors living in poverty in Philadelphia.