Philadelphia: Aging at Risk of Financial Exploitation

Philadelphia: Aging at Risk of Financial Exploitation

Much has been said about impact of the millennials, which can make it easy to forget that baby boomers will soon reach retirement age. From 1999 to 2009, the nation’s aging population grew from 35.3 to 39.6 million and will reach an estimated 55 million by 2020, according the World Health Organization. Philadelphia is no […]

 

Mayfair: Community Care of the Northeast Keeps Seniors Independent

Mayfair: Community Care of the Northeast Keeps Seniors Independent

Jeannette Kurzenberger is 96 years old. She is a Mayfair resident and has lived in the same home for 74 years. Since the passing of her husband, Kurzenberger lives alone. To many, the idea of a woman her age living anywhere other than a nursing home is unimaginable, and living alone would be impossible. But […]

 By Becky Kerner and Kris Kitts

Mount Airy: Resident Inspired to Found Caregiver Support Group

Mount Airy: Resident Inspired to Found Caregiver Support Group

It started about more than 20 years ago at a “Goodbye 1990 Party.” Eager to roll in the New Year, Jean Cunningham invited a group of friends over and among them was Roy Kirkley, an old friend from her Germantown High School graduating class. Immediately sparks between the two ignited. And not three years after […]