Center Updates

When the Philadelphia public schools are closed due to inclement weather, the Center will also close.

Membership Fee
The $12.00 annual membership fee entitles you to participate in all of our programs
and events. Renewals are $10.00 starting January 1, 2012.

Please remember to swipe your Silver Sneakers card every time you visit our center. It is also very important that you
sign-in at the registration desk every day.

Suggested contribution for Para-Transit is $1.00 per day.

To contact the Center, please call
215-685-0576, Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

SEPTA Transportation Information

Seniors, age 65 years or older, ride free at all times on bus, trackless trolley, subway, and trolley service.
Shared-Ride Program
The Shared-Ride program is a door-to-door, advance-reservation, ride-sharing service, offered on a space-available basis to senior citizens 65 years of age and residents of Philadelphia.
Eligibility Requirements
Riders must meet the established criteria to qualify for these programs. For eligibility requirements and to register for either
program, call CCT (Customized Community Transportation) Customer Service weekdays at
(215) 580-7145.

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging maintains a full-time professional staff in its call center, called the PCA Helpline. Through the PCA Helpline, callers can obtain information about programs, services and resources for older adults within PCA or in the community. The PCA Helpline can be contacted at the following number from Mon. to Fri., 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. English and Spanish (main number) - 215-765-9040
Visit www.pcacares.org for more information.

Eldercare Locater

The Eldercare Locator is a nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources. "Expand Your Circles: Prevent Isolation and Loneliness As You Age", brochure provides information and resources to help prevent social isolation and loneliness in older adults. Visit www.eldercare.gov for information.

Senior Community Centers

Adults age 60 or older will find a warm welcome at 24 Senior Community Centers and 11 satellite centers located throughout Philadelphia. Senior Community Centers offer older adults an opportunity to meet new people, enjoy recreational and educational activities, participate in group trips, and explore a variety of interests and hobbies. Senior Community Centers also provide programs on health promotion and healthy lifestyles, nutrition education and fitness. Access to a variety of services is provided, among them transportation, legal assistance and volunteer opportunities. With 36 locations, the senior community center network serves more than 23,000 older Philadelphians each year. Activities at individual centers vary, and may include computer classes, art and music classes, exercise, dance, and social, educational and cultural activities. Lunch is served at all centers, Monday through Friday.

Congregate Meals

Any Philadelphia resident age 60 or over can
go to a senior community center funded by Philadelphia Corporation for Aging to have a lunchtime meal. Donations are requested but
not required.