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Aging Month 2017

GenPhilly is connecting young people to the aging population purpose

Oct. 31, 2017 10:38 am

GenPhilly is connecting young people to the aging population

The group hopes to bridge the gap between younger and older adults through events and education — because as chair Katie Young puts it, aging is "not something that any of us are immune to."
In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women method

Oct. 24, 2017 11:04 am

In wealthy Chester County, a respite for struggling older women

Social services nonprofit Home of the Sparrow's pre-senior housing program connects low-income women with a place to stay and resources to get them back on their feet.
The city’s LGBT Elders Committee is pushing a bill of rights for queer seniors method

Oct. 12, 2017 12:57 pm

The city’s LGBT Elders Committee is pushing a bill of rights for queer seniors

Led by Mayor's Commission on LGBT Affairs member and Community Legal Services paralegal Gigi Nikpour, the effort would seek protections for those in long-term care facilities.
This statewide initiative wants to stop the online abuse of seniors method

Oct. 11, 2017 12:55 pm

This statewide initiative wants to stop the online abuse of seniors

The effort, which involves educating older adults on how to stay safe online, is being led by a bunch of partners including Comcast, PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro, Mayor Jim Kenney, local TV stations and three Greater Philly-area nonprofits.
This Oak Lane home health agency shows that aging can be a ‘happy experience’ purpose

Oct. 9, 2017 12:55 pm

This Oak Lane home health agency shows that aging can be a ‘happy experience’

Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi), established in 2004, offers adult day care programs and more to serve primarily Asian American seniors in Philly. It was recently recognized internationally for its aging services.

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