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Learn how Talent Maker City is building community with its innovative work in response to COVID-19
Making Calls
Northeast Community Center in Portland is adapting and modeling how local nonprofits are rising to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Portland City Council with Age Friendly Business Award winners and members of the Age Friendly Economic Development and Work Subcommittee.
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CLACKAMAS —AARP awarded more than $25,000 to three Oregon community projects with Community Challenge Grants. “These are ‘quick-action’ projects that spark change in local communities,” said state director Jerry Cohen. The grant program, now in its second year, is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone.
Business Case for Workers Age 50+
Do you know a Portland business that goes above and beyond to provide exceptional service to older adults? Are you a Portland business owner with a knack for attracting and retaining older workers? Apply today for an Age-Friendly Business Award or an Age-Smart Employer Award.
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If you think people 50+ are great workers, show your support with some new and exciting opportunities.
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In 2018, the fourth  season of NeighborWalks begins in June! We excited about the fabulous walks we have planned for in and around Portland. One exciting thing this year is that we are expanding our walks to include Clackamas and Washington counties!
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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.
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Seniors Walking
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.
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