West Greets East: Alternative Approaches to Aging Conference Presented by Phoebe Institute on Aging


UCC-related Phoebe Institute on Aging (PIA) presents “West Greets East: Alternative Approaches to Aging” on Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at DeSales University, University Center, 2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034. This day-long conference offered to aging services professionals and family caregivers asks — as our aging population increases […]

Ruth Westheimer to Keynote Phoebe Institute on Aging Spring Conference

Ruth Westheimer

Ruth Westheimer, world-renowned sex therapist who pioneered discussing human sexuality on radio and television, will be the keynote speaker on April 23, 2020, at the Phoebe Institute on Aging Conference — “Sex, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll: Baby Boomers and Aging.” The 91-year-old author, professor, and subject of the recent documentary — “Ask Dr. Ruth” […]

Judy Collins Delivers Keynote at UCC-Related Phoebe Institute on Aging Conference

Judy Collins' passionate speech drew rave reviews at the Phoebe

Legendary folk singer, artist, and author Judy Collins graced the Phoebe Institute on Aging (PIA) spring conference with a candid and touching discussion of her personal challenges with loss, addiction, depression, and healing. “Understanding Mental Health and Older Adults” focused on the types, causes, and detection of mental illness in seniors, and Collins as the […]

Phoebe Ministries to honor Ronald L. Rider and Celebrate Volunteers at March Benefit


UCC-related Phoebe Ministries will honor Ronald L. Rider with the Rev. Dr. Grant Harrity Award for Exemplary Service to the Aging at their annual Institute on Aging Benefit on Thursday, March 21, in University Center at DeSales University, Center Valley, Pa. The cocktail attire event beginning at 6:00 p.m. will feature dinner, drinks, and intergenerational […]

Photo Re-Creations Highlight Significant Milestones from Phoebe Ministries’ 115-Year History

The re-creation sported Phoebe staffers, who work out of the former dormitory.

For United Church of Christ-related Phoebe Ministries, based in Allentown, Pa., celebrating history and looking towards the future has never been more enjoyable. As part of the CHHSM ministry’s 115th anniversary of serving older adults, Phoebe is re-creating iconic photographs from its past in a year-long series of “then and now” creations. Each photo marks […]