Free Produce Vouchers Available Through PCA’s Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program

The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging will be bringing back its Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) this summer. The SFMNP is an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables. Eligible older adults can receive $20 worth of...

Gettin’ On in PGN: Empowering Individuals Transitioning from Nursing Homes

By Mary Jo Rohrer Printed in the Philadelphia Gay News
 Norma Tramel was confined to the isolation and stigmatization of life in a nursing home for four years, after suffering a ruptured hernia that put her in a coma. Once she regained her health, she began to yearn...

Governor Wolf shares message to celebrate Pride Month

In honor LGBT Pride Month, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has shared a video message in support of the LGBTQ community and the Pride celebrations taking place this month across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Governor Wolf has signed a proclamation recognizing June...
Saving SNAP and fighting senior food insecurity

Saving SNAP and fighting senior food insecurity

By David Griffith Being able to consistently afford and access food is key to maintaining good physical and emotional health as one ages. In the field of aging, improving senior nutrition and reducing food insecurity is a vital step in addressing many public health...

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Financial Scams: What You Need to Know

Financial Scams: What You Need to Know

By Phoebe LaMont Have you ever received a call from someone claiming to be a Medicare representative or debt collector, but something about them seemed fishy? Maybe you’ve opened your email to see requests for money from distant relatives. If so, you’re not...

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Ways to Beat the Heat in Philadelphia this Summer

Ways to Beat the Heat in Philadelphia this Summer

By Phoebe LaMont, EI Blogger As we move into the middle of the summer, Philadelphia faces another season of potentially dangerous heat. A Code Red was issued on June 30th, with more expected in this hotter-than-average summer. While the weather may be uncomfortable...

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Sat 18

AIDS Education Month Community Cookout

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm