AARP at Portland Sunday Parkways

AARP at Portland Sunday Parkways

Posted on 04/14/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events AARP Oregon is excited to be a Portland Sunday Parkways sponsor again this year! Portland Sunday Parkways is a wonderful series of community extravaganza that promotes healthy active living through a series of free events opening the city’s largest public space – its streets – to walk, bike, roll, and discover active transportation while fostering civic pride, stimulating economic development, and represents the community, business, and government investments in Portland’s vitality, livability, and diversity.   Last year, we so enjoyed meeting …

Learn How to Make Your House a Lifelong Home

Learn How to Make Your House a Lifelong Home

Posted on 04/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Home modifications can make a world of difference to people who want to continue to live independently as they age. Homeowners in southern Oregon can get information about such features at an April 26 symposium in Medford. Cosponsored by AARP Oregon, the event will include a tour of a certified “lifelong” home, as well as workshops on how to install age-friendly features. Builders and health care professionals will discuss ways to make a home safe and convenient at any age. …

Portland Women's Expo 3/15/14

Portland Women’s Expo 3/15/14

Posted on 03/13/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events Ahh Saturday. It’s arguably the best day of the week. I mean, for the most part, you get to sleep in. Do whatever you like. And not have to worry about waking up early for work the next morning. It is the backbone of the weekend. That one special day of the week that encompasses exciting promises and adventurous plans. But, for as amazing as it is, there does exist one problem with Saturday; it’s one day. You can only …

Career Transformations

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events Have you or a loved one recently been laid off or are looking for work? Are you thinking about changing careers? Whether you are seeking meaning in your career, or just a new job, or simply want to explore your real possibilities, don’t miss the Career Transformations Conference in Medford on Saturday, March 15th.  AARP Oregon is proud to be a sponsor of this great annual event again this year along with Southern Oregon University and other community partners. Join us …

Your 2014 Resolution: Be a Safer Driver

Posted on 12/23/2013 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events by Chris Thomas, Public News Service-OR (12/16/13) PORTLAND, Ore. – In rural Oregon, it’s the weather – and in cities, add the traffic – that can make winter a tough time to be behind the wheel. AARP Oregon can’t change that, but its newly revamped “Smart Driver” program can help people cope with those challenges and others, particularly if they’re age 50 or older. AARP is a longtime provider of driver safety courses. AARP Oregon volunteer chief trainer Curtis Hanson …

AARP Night at the Moda Center

AARP Night at the Moda Center

Posted on 12/11/2013 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events AARP Oregon is working to take a bite out of the growing older adult hunger crisis in Oregon with the help of the Portland Trail Blazers.   We invite you to bring your friends and family to join AARP Oregon staff, volunteers, and other members for AARP Night at Moda Center (formally the Rose Garden) on Sunday, February 23rd, as the Portland Trail Blazers battle the Minnesota Timberwolves. Discounted tickets are available for purchase to AARP members. For every ticket sold, …