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AARP Oregon

Keeping Oregonians informed, engaged and active
If you currently provide care for an aging loved one, expect to do so in the next few years, or are concerned about your future, join AARP Oregon for one of these FREE workshops in Eugene, Medford, or Portland Metro.
Our State, Our Future: Help shape the future of Oregon. Learn about our legislative priorities, get local race information, and join our fight to protect Social Security.
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
JUL 1, 2024
As fraud and identity theft continues to ensnare older Oregonians, local, state and federal law enforcement officials — as well as nonprofit organizations such as AARP — are engaged in a wide-ranging effort to prevent it. AARP’s efforts will include two free events to highlight the latest fraud battles.
AARP Oregon, the city of Portland and Oregon Walks are kicking off a season of NeighborWalks, with nine guided walks on tap through October. The 10 a.m. walks are around 2 miles and go through neighborhoods, parks and city sites, often focusing on historical highlights.
According to the 2023 AARP Vital Voices survey, 85 percent of Oregonians 45 and older consider being able to pay for their prescription drugs as extremely or very important. That’s up from 73 percent reported in the last Oregon survey, which was conducted in 2020.
In the early 1900s, the Greenwood neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma, now called "Black Wall Street," was a vibrant and prosperous community. Despite the challenges and racial injustices they faced, residents of this community built a thriving neighborhood filled with successful Black-owned businesses, attorneys, doctors, and real estate agents. Their achievements were nothing short of remarkable and served as a beacon of hope for Black Americans nationwide.
AARP Oregon is advocating to make it easier to prove work discrimination, as older workers face hiring practices outlawed in other states.
The AARP Community Challenge’s focus on tangible projects, community engagement and its quick-action timeline helps selected grantees fast-track ideas and replicate promising practices.
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AARP Oregon’s SpeakerBureau has skilled volunteers that can speak to your group both in-person and online! Our speakers provide FREE, virtual and in-person presentations that address the issues that matter most to Oregonians 50 and older.
Kathy Goeddel has been selected by AARP Oregon to receive the 2022 Andrus Award for Community Service, the Association’s most prestigious and visible state volunteer award. Recipients across the nation were chosen for the award, named for AARP founder Ethel Percy Andrus, for enhancing the lives of AARP members and prospective members, improving the community, and inspiring others to volunteer.
Volunteering with AARP Oregon offers community and connection, and the organization is recruiting.
AARP Oregon is focused on providing family caregivers the support they need, including sharing information on state-specific resources, providers and support organizations, as well as caregiving guides in multiple languages.
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