Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
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Mike Dougherty
September 28, 2019 - 11:52 am
People who advocate for low-income families are sounding the alarm over a proposed rule change to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
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Shopping bag full of fresh vegetables and fruits.
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Mike Dougherty
September 27, 2019 - 11:30 am
Malnutrition is a serious problem for senior citizens. To help combat it, the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging held a conference Friday on how to better connect people with resources.
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Dominic Barilone is 59 years old, and his wife, Andrea, is 61. They both thought they would only be worried about retiring around this age, but then life happened.
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Antionette Lee
February 03, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For decades, grandparents have helped take care of their grandchildren. But as the nation grapples with the opioid crisis and millions are debilitated by addiction, more older relatives are having to step up. Dominic Barilone is 59 years old, and his wife, Andrea, is...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
December 11, 2018 - 11:37 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging , which helps low-income senior citizens by providing home care, food, transportation, crisis intervention, and a number of other services, is in desperate need of help from the public. The nonprofit has been helping older...
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Low-income senior citizens stood in long lines at Reading Terminal Market for free produce vouchers, highlighting the sheer number of Philadelphians who suffer from food insecurity.
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Hadas Kuznits
July 11, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Low-income senior citizens stood in long lines at Reading Terminal Market for free produce vouchers, highlighting the sheer number of Philadelphians who suffer from food insecurity. The Philadelphia Corporation for Aging set up a distribution point for vouchers, which...
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Casey Grandparents Bill
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Molly Daly
June 29, 2018 - 3:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging on Friday, Senator Bob Casey hosted a roundtable discussion of the challenges faced by grandparents who, because of the surging drug crisis, are now raising their children's children. Casey is a co-sponsor of a bipartisan...
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Joe Snyder
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Steve Tawa
June 22, 2018 - 2:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- At the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, advocates for older folks and financial institutions discussed strategies to combat elder financial abuse. Much of it centers on raising awareness. Joe Snyder, the chair of the Philadelphia Financial Exploitation...
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