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JUL 30, 2020
According to NPR, "The coronavirus pandemic triggered the sharpest economic contraction in modern American history, the Commerce Department reported Thursday, July 30, 2020.
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JUL 30, 2020
Debby Thompson De Carlo shares her memories of her mother and reflects on the rich life experiences walking has given her.
JUL 24, 2020
Do you know how to maximize your Social Security benefits? If you’ve ever wondered when the right time to file for Social Security is, don’t miss this free webinar.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, to lobby days at the Capitol, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Oregon. We hope you’ll join us!
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Now’s the perfect time to take control of your life and get rid of some clutter. Join us for a free webinar hosted by decluttering expert Matt Paxton will help you decide what to keep, toss or sell.
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Join us every month to hear from national and Oregon thought leaders on key age-friendly topics, including current research, best practices, and policy solutions.
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Join us on Facebook for uplifting conversations with Chef and Cooking Instructor Lauren Chandler
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You can stay one step ahead of misinformation if you know the three most helpful questions to ask yourself while surfing the web. This free webinar will equip you with helpful tools and resources like the AARP Fact Tracker, which has been designed to help you distinguish fact from fiction online.
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In July 2015, I was waiting in the Oregon Governor’s ceremonial office with more than 50 other advocates. It was a beautiful day and hot even inside the massive stone capitol building with its stately staircases and wood-paneled walls. In breezed petite Oregon Governor Kate Brown with her chestnut bobbed haircut and the pearl necklace she frequently wears for special events. She sat at the ceremonial desk and signed legislation into law to create OregonSaves – the first-in-the-nation, state-based IRA program.
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Scammers are using heightened fear and anxiety due to the coronavirus and the recent social unrest to target unsuspecting individuals—stealing money or sensitive personal information. You can protect yourself and your loved ones if you know what scams you should be aware of.
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Many Oregonians are using telemedicine for the first time. The pandemic has underscored disparities in the state with access to health care and broadband internet access.
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The Oregon Public Utility Commission has launched a survey to learn what Oregonians think of telecommunications services.
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As protests continue in Oregon and around the country against police misconduct, the Oregon Legislature is taking up six bills June 24 to help address equity and justice in Oregon. The governor has bi-partisan support for reforms.
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