Politics: Philadelphia Protestant Home Residents Helping Encourage Statewide Change

Politics: Philadelphia Protestant Home Residents Helping Encourage Statewide Change

Since 1890, the Philadelphia Protestant Home has been welcoming residents into its doors as a non-profit senior living community tucked in Northeast Philadelphia. The facility currently holds more than 600 residents ranging from different levels of care including independent living, personal care, skilled nursing, and rehabilitation. According to AARP, 65 percent of all residents living […]

 

North Philadelphia: Einstein Breast Cancer Program Gives Women In Need a Fighting Chance

North Philadelphia: Einstein Breast Cancer Program Gives Women In Need a Fighting Chance

North Philadelphia resident Salma Mackenzie was busy filling her days hoisting 40-pound boxes at her job at an Estee Lauder warehouse in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Then everything changed. “It was a total shock,” Mackenzie, 52, said. “I went for a Pap test at Planned Parenthood. They were checking my breasts and before I knew it, I was […]

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Strawberry Mansion: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility Helps Build Better Community

Strawberry Mansion: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility Helps Build Better Community

Rochelle Amos sat nervously at a desk in a conference room at Stop and Surrender Inc., a substance abuse treatment provider located at 2522 W. Huntingdon St. In a shaky voice, she talked about what she does for the organization. “I’m the administrative coordinator,” Amos said. “I basically am responsible for all data, all paperwork, […]