• A program in our Jubilee Center
  • Massage Therapy Session
  • Field Trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • One of our Home Health Aids and Clients
  • 42nd HHA Graduating Class
  • Jubilee Center Activity
  • Community Activity
  • HHA Receiving Certificates
  • Korean First Full Moon Celebration 2014
  • Mary Riley


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.


Heaven Flowers

Heaven Flowers is a Korean play that tells the story of two seniors who meet and fall in love. A life changing event could complicate this new found love. What will happen? Heaven Flowers is a love story that shows that it is never too late to love.

The Penn Asian Jubilee Center will be hosting the play on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 and Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm both nights. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the door.

The Penn Asian Jubilee center is located at 6926 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA 19126.

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Curtis SummerFest Concert


On July 31, the Penn Asian Jubilee Center received a baby grand piano from an anonymous donor. It is a Straub baby grand piano from the 1940s or 1950s.We are very appreciative of this generous donation. We recently has the piano tuned so that it can be fully enjoyed by our adult day care clients.






Penn Asian Open House Reception

 On Friday, June 27th, people from Philadelphia and its surrounding regions came out to support PASSi to celebrate the opening of The Penn Asian Jubilee Center. The event included a tour of the Jubilee Center, musical entertainment, and speeches by special guests.


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The Huffington Post Recgonizes Im Ja Choi


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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:


Penn Asian Jubilee Center Is Now Open!


 PASSi is proud to announce that its adult day care center is now open. Attendance at Jubilee will help your loved ones improve their physical and emotional well-being, as well as their overall quality of life.   Click here for more information.

The Jubilee Center is available to all individuals that functionally qualify for adult day services, without any regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Questions and registration, please contact:

Cammie (215) 572-1234 ext. 27 (English)

Phoi (215) 572-1234 ext. 17 (Chinese & Vietnamese)

Soon (215) 572-1234 ext. 18 (Korean)

Kunthea (215) 572-1234 ext. 25 (Khmer/Cambodian)

PASSi Was Featured By New York Times

Used on FlyerPASSi 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. The article points out the rapidly growing need for better services and support system for this growing population. It also provided examples of two of PASSi's clients' families, describing the struggles in caring for their elderly parents.  PASSi's Founder/Executive Director Ms. Im Ja Choi was also covered as a leader in this field.

The article appeared on January 15, 2014, on page A11, titled "As Parents Age, Asian-Americans Struggle to Obey a Cultural Code".
To read the article, please link the following:


PASSi Home Health Care Services in Montgomery County

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.

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Home Health Aide Classes

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 is Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer!

PASSi was recently featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer!  Check out the story here.

Aide Ly Bui of Penn Asian Senior Services cares for Bach Do in Philly from other Asian nations as well as clients born in the United States.Home Health Aide, Ly Bui, and PASSi client, Bach Do, were featured in the Inquirer article.

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 HHA Class Information

PASSi is now accepting applications for our Home Health Aide classes. The classes will be taught in various languages including English, Korean, Chinese, Khmer/Cambodian, and Gujarati.  This two-week program offers 80 hours of instruction. Please call 215-572-1234 for more information. 

 Nurse Aide Class Information

Competitive Tuition Rates

Seven Week Program

(120 hours of training)
Classes held in English
Classes are Evenings:  

5:00pm – 9:30pm
Weekend Clinical:  

7:30am – 2:30pm

The next NA class will be held in October 2014. Enrollment is currently open for this class. Sign up today!

For more information or to make an appointment call Jenny Bedin at 215-572-1234 ext. 10.

Korean, Chinese, Cambodian and Vietnamese Home Healthcare Aide Needed!

Penn Asian Senior Services is currently hiring Home Health Aides.

  • Qualifications: HHA certificate preferred. Training will be provided to applicants who do not have prior HHA experience
  • Qualified applicants can start work immediately.


We offer fringe benefits, including paid vacation, health insurance, 401K retirement plan, as well as comparable salary based on experience and capability.

Call 215-572-1234 for more information.

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