AARP Oregon Applauds Oregon's Entire House Congressional Delegation for Bi-Partisan Legislation to Stop Age Discrimination in Employment
JAN 16, 2020
Clackamas – AARP Oregon praised Oregon’s entire House delegation vote today for bipartisan legislation to combat age discrimination – the “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act” (POWADA). The House of Representatives vote approving the bill is the most important action yet in the long drive toward passage.
JAN 9, 2020
Looking for a job that fits your life and schedule? Part-time work is a great option for experienced workers who want to earn extra money, gain work-life balance or get a job during retirement. Register today for our free online expo to explore the opportunities.
JAN 6, 2020
The Oregon legislature convenes for a short 5-week session in the beginning of February. Nevertheless, we have ambitious goals and will be lobbying on a critical issues important to you and your family including:
JAN 3, 2020
Women are three times as likely as men to say they can’t afford to save for retirement and in general have lower rates of financial literacy. Women also make up the majority of caregivers, and are three times more likely than men to quit their jobs to care for a family member.
The biggest shopping season of the year is, unfortunately, also the biggest scamming season. Criminals are out in force during the holidays trying to steal your money and personal information. Learn about ways to help protect you and your loved ones.
Some people might say that Geneva Craig, RN, Ph.D., is a person who helps build bridges between people and across communities with her gentle tenacity and stellar storytelling.
Once upon a time, a friend wrote a friend who had some influence on municipal matters. The friend of my friend wrote - emailed, actually – her friend who had a friend who had more influence than the former friend. This third influential friend coincidentally had a friend who had greater influential influence than the previous friend.
Governor Kate Brown announced that AARP Oregon State Director Ruby Haughton-Pitts will join a group of experts on a committee to control the cost of health care for Oregonians. The committee will set an annual target for health care spending growth and recommend enforcement tools to hold the health care system accountable for meeting the target.
Do you know ways to help keep your aging loved ones from losing money to scams and fraud? We’ll share important information that could help you keep them safe during our free webinar.
Not sure which Medicare plans and options are right for you or a loved one? AARP is here to help connect you to the resources that may make it easier for you to decide what’s right for you.
Open enrollment time for the health insurance marketplace is November 1 – December 15. Now is the time to understand your options and find coverage that meets your needs, but it can be hard to navigate. We’re here to help!
After a hazardous crossing of the automobile battle field (see the last post, “taking a walk”), I roll leisurely through the parking lot of the coffee shop I frequent – and observe the voluminous number of cars and pick-ups - others must frequent it, too – I pass the time spotting the different makes that coffee drinkers drive. There is the occasional person who wants to minimize their carbon footprint, but most of the bikes belong to the baristas. The customers are fossil-fuel frequenters.
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