Our mission is to promote the well being of Asian American seniors and other adults who are disadvantaged by their language and cultural barriers.
PASSi will be the premier provider of supportive services for Asian American seniors and other adults for their personal healthcare, vocational training and other beneficial programs. We will expand employment and economic opportunities for the region’s immigrant population and will respond to emerging needs in the designated community. We will strengthen service programs and always be responsive and focused on the community needs with humanity, respect and compassion.
The Penn Asian Jubilee Center had a Chuseok celebration (also known as the Harvest Moon Festival or Korean Thanksgiving) on Monday, September 8th.
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The Penn Asian Jubilee Center hosted the play "Heaven Flowers" on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 and Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Heaven Flowers tells the story of two Korean seniors who meet and fall in love and even through a life changing event, the play shows that it is never too late to love.
The Huffington Post has recgonized Im Ja Choi for her outstanding work in the Asian American senior community. The article describes the trials and tribuations she endured while taking care of her mother who was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2002, and the success that she has gained through building PASSi to be the organization it is today. To read the article please click the following link:
PASSi has been featured by the New York Times about the organization's significant work with aging Asian American seniors with limited-English proficiency and cultural barriers.
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Penn Asian Senior Services is excited to announce that it has been selected as a 2012-2015 Program Investment/Community Impact partner by North Penn United Way. This support will allow Penn Asian to reach Asian seniors, especially the Asian Indian and other South Asian communities, in the North Penn and Indian valley area. To learn more about the North Penn United Way's Program Investments, click here.
PAVI conducts Home Health Aide (HHA) training programs in Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Vietnamese and Gujarati.
This two week program offers 80 hours of training, including CPR certification, to help students become competent home health aides.
PASSi was recently featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer! Check out the story here.
Home Health Aide, Ly Bui, and PASSi client, Bach Do, were featured in the Inquirer article.
PASSi is excited to announce that it is offering expanded services for family, caregivers and Asians with Alzheimer's. With funding from the Independence Blue Cross Foundation, PASSi will offer community outreach and education on Alzheimer's disease, case management services, caregiver support groups, and other resources for Asian families impacted by Alzheimer's. PASSi will partner with the Alzheimer's Association Delaware Valley Chapter and the Dementia Care Foundation for this project. Stay tuned for more information!
Check out the recently published article in Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal about PASSi's collaboration with the Korean Senior Association of Greater Philadelphia! The article can be accessed here.
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