Philadelphia Corporation for Aging
Area low-income seniors are eligible for vouchers to help them buy local fruits and veggies.
By Jim Donovan: Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) is distributing Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers as part of an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Eligible Philadelphia […]
The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is activating its Heatline once again, today. You can reach it at 215-765-9040.
Tomorrow is the first day of summer and the first day of what’s expected to be three days of temperatures above 90-degrees.
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.