AARP Talks with Judy Knawls Boyer

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-20T18:00:20+00:00">February 20, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-20T18:01:10+00:00">February 20, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

In celebration of Black History Month, we are please to bring this interview with Judy Knawls Boyer, Chapter President of AARP N/NE Portland. AARP Chapters are local volunteer organization with their own independent legal status, bi-laws, members and volunteer leadership. AARP N/NE Portland Chapter has a rich and unique history in Portland and we are excited to share it with you. 1. Judy, you have been the President of the N/NE Chapter for a number of years now. Can you tell us a …

Envisioning the Future of Parks

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-02-18T21:14:39+00:00">February 18, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

Parks and public places bring people together, help create a sense of place, and build community. Parks are the cornerstone of age-friendly and livable communities. Portland Parks & Recreation is already a treasure for the city, but as our region grows, it is timely to be thinking about the future of parks in the city and the region. AARP is excited to support Portland Parks Foundation’s Green Dreams: Seeding Portland’s Next Parks Movement series this March. Join other Portlanders for …

NeighborWalks 2019 (PDX Metro): Be Active. Stay Active.

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-18T10:27:00+00:00">February 18, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-18T21:22:37+00:00">February 18, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

We are busy finalizing the 2019 Portland Metro area NeighborWalks and we are excited to give you a speak peek at the schedule. This year’s season will start on May 28th and end October 12th. We are working hard to plan fun opening and closing celebrations as well as, of course, accessible routes and educational opportunities so we can learn about the history and current issues of the neighborhoods  where we walk. We may not be able to guarantee perfect …

Civics 101: Your voice matters. Learn how to use it!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-10T01:18:00+00:00">February 10, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-11T20:21:27+00:00">February 11, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

Do you want to be more involved with your city, county and regional government – and your community? Then CIVICS 101 is for you! AARP Oregon is joining Elders in Action this year to bring you this five-part training series and we invite you to join us. Connect with other civic minded people from your own city and region and learn about the structure and operation of various levels of government, engage with elected officials, and advocate for causes you believe …

Focus on Housing: Portland

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-05T00:47:00+00:00">February 5, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-18T12:30:24+00:00">February 18, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

Housing is fundamental to quality of life for people of all ages and abilities, family compositions, incomes and backgrounds. Unfortunately safe and stable homes are becoming unattainable for many in our communities. AARP Oregon is working hard on behalf of people 50 plus and their families to expand accessible, affordable and varied housing choices in our states and communities. According to the AARP 2018 Home and Community Preferences Survey between 50 and 60 percent of adults ages 18-49 want to …

Spring Volunteer OpenHouses – Portland Metro

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-02-01T00:21:00+00:00">February 1, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-18T12:29:25+00:00">February 18, 2019</time> by AARP Oregon

Share your experience, skills and passion while helping AARP achieve the goals that 50+ residents of your state care about most as an AARP Oregon volunteer. Research shows that volunteering contributes to better health and overall wellbeing. In addition, volunteers are a backbone of our communities. AARP volunteers help address community needs such as health and financial security through advocacy and outreach. In the Portland Metro area we are especially looking for: Advocates who will work with staff and other …

NeighborWalks: Rogue Valley 2018

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-07-03T13:36:17+00:00">July 3, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

There are many reasons for walking – for health and wellness, to get to places and save gas, and of course, to connect with community! Join AARP Oregon and Rogue Valley Transportation District this year for some great NeighborWalks in the Rogue Valley. Get your steps in, meet new people, and explore Ashland, Medford and Grantspass on foot.   NeighborWalks: Ashland Saturday, July 14 at 10:00am Meet at 20 East Main Street , Ashland Join us for a fun walk …

AARP Day at the Portland Thorns

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-01T13:56:00+00:00">July 1, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-03T13:09:34+00:00">July 3, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

Join AARP Oregon for a great day of soccer action when the Portland Thorns FC host the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday, August 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Providence Park! Cheer on our hometown team and the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League champions while enjoying time with family and friends. AARP members and guests will have reserved seats in Section 209. Visit the AARP Oregon information table in the main concourse outside Section 216 to learn about the work we …

AARP Oregon at the Ballpark

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-06-27T17:42:29+00:00">June 27, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-06-27T17:44:55+00:00">June 27, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

Join AARP Oregon and the Portland Pickles for some old school baseball fun this summer! Cheer the Portland Pickles at a home game in Walker Stadium in Lents Park — July 21st at 7 p.m. against the Corvallis Knights. The game starts at 7:05 p.m. and doors open an hour before game time. AARP members and guests will enjoy the game in the Hot Corner Tent next to the dugout and 3rd base. Ticket price includes Pickles’ famous all-you-can-eat ballpark food …

Discounted Theater Ticket: 2018 Season at Clackamas Repertory Theatre

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-06-22T18:14:47+00:00">June 22, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

Did you know that AARP is in your community and working to help you explore your real possibilities? From information and learning opportunities about caregiving to frauds and scams, from advocating for livable communities to healthy living activities, we are working to bring you opportunities to live your best lives. We are excited to be working with Clackamas Repertory Theatre (CRT) again this year to bring you opportunities to enjoy great theater in your own back yard.  CRT is providing …