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The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News Top Workplaces 2011
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

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Philadelphia, PA

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About Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

PCA was established in 1973 to serve as the Area Agency on Aging for Philadelphia. We are the designated recipient of funding for services to older Philadelphians from the federal Older Americans Act, Medical Assistance and the PA Lottery, funneled through the Pennsylvania Department of Aging. Each year, PCA helps more than 100,000 older Philadelphians and people with disabilities, either through direct service or via information and referral. Services we provide or fund include: assessment and care management; home-delivered meals; care at home; senior community centers, including congregate meals; home modifications and repairs; legal assistance; benefit and insurance counseling; caregiver resources; respite care; transportation; senior companions; RSVP; employment programs; and protective services. PCA maintains the Helpline Call Center which in 2009 took 102,185 calls; among them were 2022 reports for protective services and 19,253 requests for long-term care. PCA completed 20,000 assessments and reassessments, and provided in-home services to more than 13,000 consumers in 2009.

What employees say

“I get to know new people almost every month, seeing lives being changed for the better and it's flexible with my personal life. ”
“It offers me a degree of professional and personal flexibility. My job also continues to challenge, stimulate and present new opportunities for me.”
“The work is important to making the city a better place - there are smart people here to challenge my brain.”
“They have kept most of their people. People leave here and they realize this company is good and fair and they return.”
“PCA is on the cutting edge when it comes to aging services; we tend to remain abreast of the issues affecting seniors, as well as the changing demographics of seniors in our area.”
Where to find Philadelphia Corporation for Aging