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GenPhilly receives award at N4A Conference

During the weekend, GenPhilly was recognized by the National Association on Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) with an ‘Aging Innovations and Achievement Award’ for our efforts to make Philadelphia a lifelong community for all ages.

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) was also honored for its Age-friendly Philadelphia initiative for improving the quality of community living. Age-friendly activities include increasing city-wide walkability, improving accessibility of housing and fostering community engagement for all residents in Philadelphia.

The awards were presented at n4a’s annual conference.

For more information about this award, visit

And the award goes to …. Age-friendly & GenPhilly

RibbonNational Associations of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) recently announced that Philadelphia Corporation for Aging is among the recipients of a 2011 Aging Achievement Award for the following programs:

  • Community Living/Livable Communities award category: Age-Friendly Philadelphia
  • You Name It! award category: GENPHILLY

“Thanks to everyone who
has helped to make this happen!”

Kate, GenPhilly Chair

PCA receives EPA Aging Initiative’s Commitment Award for Building Healthy Communities for Active Aging.

It is official – Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) has received the EPA Aging Initiative’s Commitment Award for Building Healthy Communities for Active Aging. The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) accepted the award for PCA at the Smart Growth Conference in North Carolina last Friday, and apparently the ceremony went very well! Here is the award description, the EPA blog on it, and the press release.

Award description on PCA [here]
EPA Blog [here]

Congratulations PCA!

GenPhilly Receives Award

Saturday, September 25, 2010 – GenPhilly was honored by Sarge the Elderbull for our hard work on promoting the importance of pets and elders.  More than 100 animal lovers and dogs attended the event to celebrate Sarge’s Sweet 16th and to watch Sarge present awards to individuals and organizations for their commitment to Philadelphia’s animals and animal lovers.

“Caring More” Award

Crossroads Hospice Announces Call for Nominations for
First-Ever “Caring More” Award

$1,000 Goes to Extraordinary Social Worker in
Southeastern Pennsylvania

Nominations due July 15

“Social workers give so much to our communities every day, but seldom get special recognition for their tireless efforts. In a move to honor social workers and their advocacy for those in need, Crossroads Hospice announces the first “Caring More” award for a social worker who goes above and beyond for his/her patients and community. Nominations are currently being accepted. “ – Crossroads Hospice Press Release

For more information on Crossroads Hospice, call (215) 956-5110 or visit

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