The number of elder abuse cases is increasing and one of Pennsylvania’s US Senators wants to do something about it.
The State House and Senate appear to be moving on different tracks as property tax reform efforts heat up in the legislature once again, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it doesn’t mean the two are at odds.
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.
The “Navigating Life after 50 Expo” was designed to bring those who provide services to senior citizens to the folks they serve.
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 Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held its first-ever “Senior Strut,” along Boathouse Row.
The heat is causing an increase in attendance at area senior centers.
Meals on Wheels released a report on Thursday that finds one in seven seniors in Pennsylvania faces the threat of hunger and one in eight, in New Jersey.
When is the right time to get your elderly parents to downsize their lives and prepare for a new way of living?
If your parents have decided to downsize from the family home, chances are that a lot of their furniture and other stuff won’t fit in the new, smaller place.
There are ways to make move-in day a lot less painful.
“It’s like going to a college campus for the first time. They’re the new person on the block and they’re afraid they won’t be accepted.”
We know that more elderly people are involved in traffic accidents, but researchers from Canada suggest that the higher number may be the result of factors that go beyond driving ability.
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.