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Seniors welcome visitors bearing gifts of fresh produce

Residents of Casa Carmen Aponte, an archdiocesan senior housing complex, celebrated the Epiphany with deliveries from Giordano Garden Groceries.

Christmas feast brings hope, joy to older adults amid COVID

Catholic Housing and Community Services teamed up with area partners to deliver holiday meals, treats, gifts, cards -- and above all, compassion -- to residents of archdiocesan senior living complexes.

Seniors share their favorite Christmas memories

Church pageants, family celebrations, carols, cookies, Bing Crosby and Motown are among the cherished recollections of older adults served by archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services.

Seniors share their thoughts on Thanksgiving

Residents of several archdiocesan affordable housing complexes reflected on the blessings they treasure most during this season of gratitude.

South Philly seniors enjoy early Thanksgiving

Residents of St. John Neumann Place I and II, two of several archdiocesan senior housing complexes, kicked off the holiday Nov. 23 with turkey and all the trimmings.

New state tax credit will help archdiocese build more homes for seniors

Archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services lauded a new Pennsylvania program, which was enacted last week with bipartisan support, to aid in developing affordable senior apartments.

Support the elderly amid COVID in this Respect Life Month

Seniors are isolated, lonely and hungry especially during the pandemic. Heather Huot advises making a "concrete gesture of tenderness" by reaching out to an older person in love.

Meeting the growing demand for affordable senior housing

Heather Huot calls for increased financing to enable seniors to live with dignity and high quality of life through the affordable housing projects of the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Agency awarded $25K to connect seniors with food benefits

Archdiocesan Catholic Housing and Community Services will use the funds to counter the growing problem of hunger among older adults.

Archdiocese brings senior housing to suburbs

St. Joseph Place in Collingdale will provide 50 apartments for income-qualified seniors age 62 and older, while giving new life to former parish classrooms.