Registration open for Lane County Finding Work@50+ workshop 8/12

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events   While Oregon’s job growth has increased 3% in the last six months, for laid-off or otherwise unemployed workers 50 years of age and older, the prospects for employment are still dismal. “Almost half of older jobseekers were among the long-term unemployed, whose chances of finding jobs, particularly good jobs, remain problematic,” said Sara Rix, Senior Strategic Policy Advisor for AARP’s Public Policy Institute.  “And while older workers have a lower unemployment rate overall, the ones who lose their jobs …

Welcome to Ideas@50+

Posted on 06/17/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

Events Join us this September 4-6 in beautiful San Diego and be one of the first to attend this new annual experience. It’s your opportunity to engage and network with today’s most interesting thinkers and experts in Health & Wellness, Money & Work, Technology & Innovation and Travel & Lifestyle. Enjoy three days of provocative discussions on trends, share ideas and walk away with practical options for your own life. Ideas@50+ is everything you love about AARP events…and so much more. …

Walgreens Way to Well Bus coming to Portland June 4-7

Posted on 05/30/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events The Walgreens Way to Well Health Tour with AARP will provide free health tests at four Portland locations June 4-7, consisting of three free health tests, valued at over $100, measure 10 key indicators that include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and body weight. The tests are administered to adults age 18 years and older by certified wellness staff and can be completed in approximately 20 …

Sage-ing® International Conference Invitation: Seattle August 21-24

Posted on 05/20/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events We are all getting older! The good news is that each of us can continue to grow, make deeper connections with friends and family, and find a new sense of purpose as we serve others. If this interests you, you are invited to attend the biennial conference sponsored by Sage-ing® International and Seattle University this August.  The conference, Gifting the World As We Age, will be held on the campus of Seattle University, beautifully situated in the heart of the …

Official Scam Jam Recap

Posted on 05/16/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events Medford Scam Jam Rocked KOBI Studio! We came. We saw. We jammed. Tuesday was our highly anticipated and completely free Scam Jam events held in Medford, OR. And as with any event – sporting, educational, or otherwise – we’ll now take a look back. Peer over the day’s proceedings. And, most importantly, take a step back and ask ourselves, “So what exactly did we learn?” That’s right. It’s now time for the official Scam Jam recap. Okay so first off, …

Sole to Soul Walk Scheduled for June 21st in Dallas, OR

Posted on 04/30/2014 by | AARP Oregon | Comments

Events Sable House (the only domestic violence and sexual assault shelter in Polk County, Oregon) in partnership with Abby’s House of Western Oregon University will launch its first Sole to Soul Walk (5k) event on Saturday June 21st at 10 am at Dallas High School in Dallas, Oregon. The event is a 5k journey celebrating all those who desire to create a more peaceful world. The special keynote speaker is Mildred Muhammad, author of Scared Silent and the ex-wife of the …