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Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide? purpose

May 29, 2019 3:57 pm

Who’s helping seniors bridge the digital divide?

These 5 organizations are working in Philadelphia to keep seniors connected in an increasingly digital world.
‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now purpose

May 23, 2019 1:01 pm

‘Elder Voices: Stories for These Times’ draws parallels between WW II and now

The film by Academy Award-winner David Goodman will premiere Wednesday, June 12 at the Friends Center Race Street Meetinghouse at 1501 Cherry Street in Philadelphia at 7 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening.
Pew Charitable Trusts is giving away millions to help older adults funding

Mar. 28, 2018 10:47 am

Pew Charitable Trusts is giving away millions to help older adults

The Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia will distribute $4.52 million in grants over the next three years to 28 local orgs serving vulnerable seniors.
‘The Caregivers Project’ invites social workers, nannies and home aides to the stage purpose

Jan. 5, 2018 10:52 am

‘The Caregivers Project’ invites social workers, nannies and home aides to the stage

"I wanted to shine a light on this work, which often happens behind closed doors and in isolation," said Pig Iron Theatre Company's Nell Bang-Jensen.
A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough method

Dec. 6, 2017 11:50 am

A new SNAP form for Pennsylvania seniors got 50% more applications — but it’s not enough

It's now a lot easier for older adults and those receiving disability benefits to apply for food assistance. Why aren't more of them doing it?
Over 55 and thinking of starting a nonprofit career? This meetup is for you purpose

Nov. 21, 2017 8:02 am

Over 55 and thinking of starting a nonprofit career? This meetup is for you

Encore Community of Philadelphia is led by life coach Yosaif August, who made his own career transition in his 50s.
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.

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