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AARP's investment in a Springfield neighborhood is part of recognizing the city's efforts at becoming an age-friendly community. The Willamalane fitness park will be the only one in Oregon to feature FitLot equipment.
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Most of the people displaced by the Almeda Drive wildfire were low-income older residents who lived in one of a dozen mobile-home parks along the Oregon 99/I-5 corridor. Efforts to help them have been hampered by a tight job market, limited housing and the restrictions of the pandemic.
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AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers will implement sanitary and social distancing precautions, use technology such as video chats and other strategies to keep clients as safe as possible during the pandemic.
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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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AARP Oregon is seeking dedicated volunteers to serve on its Executive Council and Diversity Advisory Committee, which help guide advocacy, outreach and service efforts around the state.
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According to an AARP survey, many older adults report age bias at work. A task force could help examine the laws and champion legislation to address age discrimination in the workplace.
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