News Archive: From PCOA

Faces of PCOA – Meghan M

Meet Meghan M (she/her). Meghan has been working for PCOA for two and half years as a Client Services Specialist in the Rights and Benefits department. She assists clients with […] Continue

Faces of PCOA – Susan K

Meet Susan K, our new External Affairs Director. Since joining PCOA in February, Susan has hit the ground running working with the Philanthropy and Communications team to develop initiatives for […] Continue

Faces of PCOA – Harbhajan K

Meet Harbhajan K, Director of Dementia Capable Southern Arizona. Harbhajan has been working for PCOA for the past five years and began here as a Case Management Supervisor. During her […] Continue

Faces of PCOA – Wendy B

Meet Wendy B, who has been a part of the PCOA family for almost eight years. From her time as an Administrative Assistant at PCAH to her current role as […] Continue

Faces of PCOA – Sara M

Meet Sara M, our new Development Director who will be overseeing fundraising initiatives and donor relations for PCOA. Sara came to PCOA fueled by a desire to make an impact […] Continue

Faces of PCOA – Hayley H

Meet Hayley H, PCOA’s IT Director and “Captain of Awesomeness”. Hayley came to PCOA six years ago and began her journey in accounting as a Cash Receipts and GL Specialist. […] Continue

Pima Meals on Wheels Ride Along Experience

Contributed by Jocelyn, our PCOA Marketing Intern: Getting to experience the Meals on Wheels ride along was something that I will remember for a long time. I think too often […] Continue

Navigating your Medicare Choices

Medicare is a longstanding, vital and complex government social program that provides unique health insurance designed for older Americans, including older adults in Pima County. Understanding its various components can […] Continue

PCOA at the 34th Annual National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day is an annual event to recognize and celebrate the philanthropists and fundraisers who sustain our vibrant nonprofit community. Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals hosts a […] Continue

Classes help seniors understand most falls are not inevitable

September is Healthy Aging Month, and Falls Prevention Awareness Week is this week. In Tucson, the annual observance of Falls Prevention Awareness Week has morphed into a monthlong series of […] Continue

Reid Park Zoo Senior Celebration


Salute to Centenarians

TMC for Seniors and PCOA hold the Salute to Centenarians annually to honor and celebrate centenarians in our community.   If you know of a centenarian (those at least 99 or […] Continue

PCOA Statement in Solidarity with Our Jewish Community

In recent weeks, our community has seen a series of anti-Semitic attacks targeting the Jewish community. These vile acts of vandalism include defacing the door of Chabad on River with […] Continue

PCOA Provides New Service Opportunity for Family Caregivers

TUCSON, AZ – PCOA is proud to announce a new opportunity for family caregivers to take a restorative break by launching its Friends and Neighbors program. Friends and Neighbors is […] Continue

Pima Council on Aging Partners with City of Tucson to Provide Grocery Shopping Service to Older Adults

TUCSON, AZ – Through generous funding of $500,000 from the City of Tucson federal CARES Act funds, Pima Council on Aging is expanding its grocery shopping service for City of […] Continue

Pima Council on Aging Represents Older Adults on Governor’s Task Force on Long-Term Care

TUCSON, AZ – Pima Council on Aging’s President & CEO, W. Mark Clark, will represent the Area Agencies on Aging in Arizona on Governor Ducey’s Task Force on Long-Term Care. […] Continue

Pima Council on Aging Awarded Grant for Alzheimer’s Disease Programs Initiative

TUCSON, AZ – Last week, the federal Administration of Community Living announced their 2020 awards for the Alzheimer’s Disease Programs Initiative. Pima Council on Aging was selected as one of […] Continue

Pima Council on Aging Joins Forces with Caregiver Training Institute

TUCSON, AZ – Pima Council on Aging (PCOA) proudly announces a restructuring that will bring the Caregiver Training Institute (CGTI) into the Pima Council on Aging family of nonprofit companies […] Continue

Pima Council on Aging Opposes Proposition 127

Pima Council on Aging opposes Proposition 127 because it will have a direct negative impact on low to moderate-income older adults in Pima County. Proposition 127 proposes to amend the […] Continue

What’s New at PCOA

As PCOA enters a new fiscal year on July 1, we’re looking forward to an exciting year filled with opportunities to serve our community in new ways. Continue

We Celebrated the Gift of Longevity

PCOA’s The Gala on May 18 at the Westin La Paloma was an absolute success. The Gala is a fundraising event that brings our community together in support of PCOA’s programs and services. Continue

An Aging America Requires New Approaches

In just over a decade, a demographic transformation will occur: older people are projected to outnumber children for the first time in U.S. history. Continue

NTL Older Americans Month 2018: Engage at Every Age

Across the country, older Americans – a rapidly growing population – are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience with future generations, and they are giving back to enrich their communities. They’re working and volunteering, mentoring and learning, leading and engaging. Continue