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Member of the World Health Organization Global Network of age-friendly Cities and Communities

Philadelphia, often called Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863

The Philadelphia Corporation on Aging has a mission to to improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians and those with disabilities and to assist them in achieving the greatest possible levels of health, independence and productivity. Services Include:

  1. Protective Services: PCA’s Older Adult Protective Services’ role is to help detect, prevent, reduce or eliminate: Self-neglect, Neglect by a caregiver, Physical, sexual or psychological abuse, Misuse of the older adult’s money or personal property, Abandonment

  2. Emergency Services: Emergency programs can help seniors with food, housing and utilities; and help victims of crime.

  3. Care at Home: Home-based care can enable individuals to stay in their own homes, and remain independent.




Contacts642 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19130-3424

Phone: 215-765-9000

Email: [email protected]

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Patience. Those who provide home care to others need to be patient. ...
Compassion. When someone has compassion for another they have an understanding of what the person is going through.
Attentiveness, Dependability &Trustworthiness


age friendly


Good job opportunities also most of the people are very friendly and respectful




I feel as though I would recommend this place to my family members because this company seems as though they care about the well beings of the elderly and that's what makes them seem reliable. It's not easy dealing with older people but the people here seem very patient and caring and if that doesn't speak well enough for someone to place their love ones here I don't know what will.

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How did Pennsylvania earn the grade of B+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Pennsylvania has a state sales tax of 6.00%. Of particular interest is that Pennsylvania does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are taxes imposed on inheritance. Pennsylvania has an effective property tax rate of 1.55%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Pennsylvania earned its state tax grade of B+.

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