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 …

A Celebration of Generations

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-06T00:13:22+00:00">May 6, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-06T00:24:48+00:00">May 6, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

Join AARP, Pride NW, SAGE Metro PDX and Portland Community College QRC for an evening of celebration of generations! Let’s celebrate our history and those who laid the foundation for our progress as well as witness and elevate the stories and passion of a new generation. May 31, 2018 | 6-8pm PCC Cascade | SU 204 5575 N Albina Avenue, Portland   We will be kicking off a year-long intergenerational community connection initiative and we want your thoughts and ideas!  Now more than ever, our stories matter, …

NeighborWalks 2018: Be Active. Stay Active.

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-04T16:10:00+00:00">May 4, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-31T15:16:04+00:00">May 31, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

In 2018, the fourth  season of NeighborWalks begins in June! We excited about the fabulous walks we have planned. One exciting thing this year is that we are expanding our walks to include Clackamas and Washington counties! NeighborWalks volunteers across the metro area have been busy working out the details of the neighborhoods and destinations where we will be walking and reaching out to community groups and local partners to come join us and enrich our walk experience. Be sure to …

Age-Friendly Oregon Listening Tour

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-03T18:15:00+00:00">May 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-06T17:24:32+00:00">May 6, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

AARP Oregon is kicking off a statewide listening tour this spring to hear from Oregonians 50+ about their communities. The Age-Friendly Oregon: Building Communities for All Ages Listening Tour will include stops in twelve Oregon communities between March and June 2018. In each community, AARP staff and volunteer leaders will be host a public community conversation designed to hear from 50+ Oregonian about their communities, their priorities and aspirations for a livable and age-friendly Oregon. Join the Age-Friendly Oregon Movement! AARP …

SHIBA Volunteers Needed

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-03-03T20:24:00+00:00">March 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-03-21T12:18:12+00:00">March 21, 2018</time> by AARP Oregon

Whether you are a new or current Medicare beneficiary, or are several years away from enrolling in Medicare, AARP of Oregon is committed to helping our members find meaningful volunteer opportunities in the community. By volunteering just a few hours a month, you can make a powerful difference in someone’s life. SHIBA is this kind of opportunity! AARP is proud to be working with Washington County Disability, Aging & Veteran Services to help recruit volunteers for the Senior Health Insurance …

Gen Silent: Screening & Workshop

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-12T14:06:31+00:00">October 12, 2017</time> by AARP Oregon

As we grow older most of us will need some form of assistance to maintain our desired quality of life, independence and dignity as we age. Dealing with declining health, loss of ability and accepting help from loved ones or paid caregivers is hard enough, for those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community, aging and receiving care has its unique challenges and complications. GEN SILENT is an award winning documentary by director Stu Maddux that explores the …

Wrap Up: 2017 NeighborWalks PDX

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-10-04T21:53:45+00:00">October 4, 2017</time> by AARP Oregon

by Elaine Friesen-Strang The forecast predicted rain, but a miracle happened Saturday September 30, just before 10:00 AM, as 80 people gathered at Providence Medical Center to stroll the neighborhood: the clouds parted, sunshine burst through. Being it was our last NeighborWalk of the season, you might say it was providential. When AARP Oregon began this program three years ago, we had no idea it would become such a vibrant, successful venture. Community Engagement Director, Bandana Shrestha, and a small …

NeighborWalks in Rogue Valley

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-09-08T20:06:13+00:00">September 8, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-09-15T21:50:40+00:00">September 15, 2017</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 September for two great NeighborWalks in the Rogue Valley. Get your steps in, meet new people, and explore Medford and Grantspass on foot. These walks are part of the Oregon Drive Less Challenge.       NeighborWalks: Medford Monday, Sept 25th at 10:30am Meet: In front of …

Meet AARP this Summer

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-07-18T06:00:00+00:00">July 18, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-07-18T13:04:55+00:00">July 18, 2017</time> by AARP Oregon

Join AARP Oregon staff and volunteers this July at an AARP Activist  & Volunteer meeting near you.  Discover what we are doing in your community. Get an update on AARP’s local, state and national outreach and advocacy efforts for the first half of the year and what’s ahead. We also want to hear from you. Come share your thoughts about the issues that matter to you. Connect with others in your community and find out how you can continue to stay engaged, including as …

AARP Experience Corps: Volunteers Make a Difference

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2017-06-19T18:35:37+00:00">June 19, 2017</time><time class="updated" datetime="2017-06-19T18:36:21+00:00">June 19, 2017</time> by AARP Oregon

Did you know 4th graders who can’t read at grade-level are four times less likely to graduate from high school? AARP Foundation Experience Corps is an intergenerational volunteer-based tutoring program that is proven to help children who aren’t reading at grade level become great readers by the end of third grade. Experience Corps has nearly 2,000 highly-trained volunteers working in 21 cities and serves over 30,000 students every year in high-need elementary schools. Each AARP Foundation Experience Corps site operates …