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Dementia Discussion Group
From Jan. 10, 2011 through Jan. 10, 2011, the 2nd Monday of every month from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Come join the monthly dementia discussion group. Caregivers and all others interested are welcome to come join the discussion.. Other pricing information: Free.
Low-Vision Support Group
From Jan. 3, 2011 through Jan. 3, 2011, the 1st Monday of every month from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Come join the low-vision support group to discuss low-vision and other related topics.. Other pricing information: Free.
Dementia Discussion Group
Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Come join us for the monthly dementia discussion group. Those who are caregivers, have dementia or just want to learn more about dementia are welcome! We will be discussing how to cope with and enjoy the holiday season..
Low-Vision Support Group
Monday, Dec. 6, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Come join us for our monthly low-vision support group. We will be discussing low-vision and specifically macular degeneration research, strategies of coping treatment..
Dementia Discussion Group
Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Come join us to discuss dementia and the struggles and joys of caretaking..We will be meeting today at the normal time for a presentation on dementia research and coping strategies. We'd love to see you there!
Dementia Discussion Group
Monday, Nov. 8, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
We invite caregivers, family, etc. to come discuss dementia. We meet the second monday of every month..
Low-Vision Support Group
Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
The low-vision support group meets the first monday of each month to discuss low-vision and blindness. Come to learn more about low-vision and to support one another..
Low-Vision Support Group
Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:00p.
The low-vision support group meets the first monday of each month to discuss low-vision and blindness. Come to learn more about low-vision and to support one another..
"How to Parent My Parent"
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 from 5:30p until 6:30p.
Class on dealing with the progression of aging, care options & resources, power of attorney, advanced medical directives, family conflict resolution.
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free class educates those working with senior/disabled. Caregivers learn how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Preregistration required-please call 503-297-9544/email events@msoregon.org.
"Resilience for Family Caregivers"--Presented by Jason Malcom, MSW
Friday, July 9, 2010 from 10:00a until 11:00a.
Call the VA to Register: 503-721-1091..
Medication Review for Parkinson's Disease--Presented by Janis Denning, PA-C
Friday, July 9, 2010 from 12:00p until 1:00p.
A partnership of Parkinson's Resources of Oregon and Oregon Clinic Providence Center for Parkinson's disease. Call to Register - 503-594-0901..
Alzheimer's Association: Basics of Alzheimer's and Dementia: What It Is and What You Can Do
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:30p.
Class: Understanding what is happening to a person with Alzheimer's is key to interacting effectively and providing quality care. Call 503.416.0201 to register. Free..
Alzheimer's Association: Brain Changes and Behavior Challenges
Thursday, July 8, 2010 from 2:00p until 3:30p.
Class: Explore creative interventions that transform chaotic challenges into constructive outcomes. Call call 503.416.0201 to register. Free..
Independent Living Resource: "A Roll in the Park" 2010
Friday, Sept. 10, 2010 from 12:00p until 7:00p.
Please call ILR for more information, and to register..
Independent Living Resource Consumer Summer Picnic
Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 from 11:00a until 2:00p.
BBQ at ILR This Year! Please call ILR to register..
Independent Living Resources Grand Opening: Open House, Community Program, and ADA 20th Anniversary
Thursday, July 22, 2010 from 12:00p until 4:00p.
ILR is Open for Business! We are Thrilled with the New Location and Larger Space! Visit Us Soon and Help Us Celebrate!.Please call ILR to register for event.
AmericaSpeaks: National Townhall Meeting on Nation's Economic, Fiscal Challenges
Saturday, June 26, 2010 from 8:30a until 3:00p.
Will link participants from across the country via satellite to strategize on ways to reduce our deficits, ensure fiscal sustainability and promote a strong economic recovery. Located in Portland Ballroom at Convention Center. Visit web to register..
"June Jam Dance"
Friday, June 25, 2010 from 6:00p until 9:00p.
The Urban League Senior Center is presenting a dance for people age 55 and better. Admission $6..For more information please call Arleta: (503) 988-5470 Ext 24545 Adult admission price: 6.00.
Alzheimer's and Dealing with Wandering and Aggressive Behavior
Saturday, June 12, 2010 from 10:00a until 11:30a.
Explore creative interventions that transform chaotic challenges into constructive outcomes. Registration required, call (503) 416-0201..
Family Caregiver Support Group at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Monday, May 24, 2010 from 3:00p until 4:30p.
Garvin Reiter from the Law Offices of Nay and Friedenberg educates about types of POAs as well as other topics of interest to caregivers. Location: Building 2 (across from the main hospital entrance), 1st floor conference room North & South.
Family Caregiver Support Group at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Monday, May 24, 2010 from 3:00p until 4:00p.
Garvin Reiter from the Law Offices of Nay and Friedenberg educates about types of POAs as well as other topics of interest to caregivers. Location: Building 2 (across from the main hospital entrance), 1st floor conference room North & South.
Neighborhood House Senior Center Book Sale
Friday, June 11, 2010 from 9:30a until 3:00p.
Great opportunity to find new authors, share books you have read and learn something new..
Age-Related Eye Problems: A Focus on Treatment and Prevention
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 from 6:30p until 8:00p.
Opthalmologists and retina specialists discuss cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and their latest treatments. Rehabilitation specialists discuss low vision and aids/instruments useful in adapting to vision loss. Q & A to follow.. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Free.Pre-registration required. 503-335-3500.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions
From the week of June 2, 2010 through the week of July 7, 2010, Wednesday of every week from 1:00p until 3:30p.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions:: A self-management program developed by Stanford University for people with Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Arthritis, cancer & other chronic health concerns. Caregivers also welcome! FREE.Enroll in a Living Well With Chronic Conditions workshop today and learn how to put "life" back in your life! *FREE *Meet once a week for 2 ½ hours for 6 weeks *Textbook/Workbook provided Why enroll? *Learn to better manage symptoms and better advocate for your needs *Learn how to better communicate with doctors and loved ones *Learn how to feel less limited by your condition *Spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital (proven outcome) *Gain a sense of control over your disease *Find resources that can help you *Learn meditation and exercise techniques that can help *Find fellowship and support from others Brought to you by The Urban League of Portland, Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services with funding from the Administration on Aging Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Free Must pre-register.
Senior Day Discussion on the Portland Plan
Thursday, June 3, 2010 from 1:30p until 3:30p.
Deborah Stein of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability will lead the dialogue, which is co-sponsored by Elders in Action, Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services, Native American Youth and Family Center and Hollywood Senior Center..
Macular Degeneration and Low Vision Expo
Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 9:00a until 4:00p.
Free, one-day program sponsored by Casey Eye Institute for patients and families facing macular degeneration and other vision impairing conditions. Includes lectures, workshops and exhibits of products and services..
Free Family Caregiver Workshop Series
From the week of May 6, 2010 through the week of May 20, 2010, Thursday of every week from 6:00p until 7:30p.
Adult Day Programs are featured as a valued part of the health care continuum for caregivers, with a wide variety of speakers. Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible by calling 503-234-8585 or email OAADS@live.com.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop
From the week of May 13, 2010 through the week of June 17, 2010, Thursday of every 6 weeks from 1:00p until 3:30p.
A FREE self-management program developed by Stanford University for people with Asthma, Diabetes, Heart Disease, Arthritis, cancer & other chronic health concerns Learn how to put "life" back into your life. 6 week workshop (1x/week for 6 weeks).Enroll in this Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop today! ·FREE ·Meet once a week for 2 ½ hours for 6 weeks ·Textbook/Workbook provided Why enroll? ·Learn to better manage symptoms and better advocate for your needs ·Learn how to better communicate with doctors and loved ones ·Learn how to feel less limited by your condition ·Spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital (proven outcome) ·Gain a sense of control over your disease ·Find resources that can help you ·Learn meditation and exercise techniques that can help ·Find fellowship and support from others Brought to you by NW Parish Nurse Ministries, Impact NW and Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services with funding from AoA Next Workshop starts on Thursday May 13th from 1:00-3:30 pm (meets 1x/week for 6 weeks on Thursdays)at Trenton terrace 4720 N Trenton Street Transportation may be available through Impact NW Call or email Gina to register: 503-285-6565 x5 gramson@impactnw.org Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: FREE! Must pre-register.
Senior Community Health Fair
Thursday, April 15, 2010 from 10:00a until 4:00p.
This will be a gathering of various vendors who serve the senior community..
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, July 17, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free class educates those working with senior/disabled. Caregivers learn how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Preregistration required-please call 503-297-9544/email events@msoregon.org.
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, June 19, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free class educates those working with senior/disabled. Caregivers learn how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Preregistration required-call 503-297-9544/ or email events@msoregon.org.
Caregiver Training
From April 5, 2010, the 1st Monday of every month from 2:00p until 4:00p.
Topics include: Careing for the Careing, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias,Communication Skills, Elder Law Issues and Estate Planning, Grief and Loss, End of Life Care and more..This is a free event and care for your loved one is avalable in the Cascade Adult Center. Please call to reserve a place. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Lifespan Respite Sr. Social Club
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday, Thursday of every 24 weeks from 12:00p until 4:00p.
Center based social respite program for adults and seniors with special needs..A fun, supervised environment for your loved one with special needs while you, the primary caregiver, can get a break! Registration required Minimum age: 18. Adult admission price: 5.50. Other pricing information: First two visits are free also possible volunteer work in exchange for respite hours.. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check:;:Visa.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop
From the week of April 1, 2010 through the week of May 6, 2010, Thursday of every 6 weeks from 1:00p until 3:30p.
The Portland VA Medical Center, in partnership with Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services is offering a 6-week workshop on the topic of living well with chronic health conditions. The workshop is free of charge..Living Well is an evidence-based chronic disease self management program, developed by Stanford University. Individual session topics include; becoming an active self-manager, communicating, finding resources, exercising tips for people with specific chronic illnesses and understanding common symptoms. Participants of Living Well workshops feel better, are less limited by their illness and may spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital! This workshop is open to the public, with preferential registration for veterans or spouses of veterans. Must call or email to register. Space is limited! Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: FREE!.
Riders Club Trip to the Portland Aerial Tram and lunch at OHSU
Friday, March 26, 2010 from 10:15a until 1:00p.
Guided trip on the Portland Aerial Tram. Riders Club trip for a free ride on the Tram to OHSU for lunch..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 2 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Second Annual Gay and Grey
Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 10:00a until 2:00p.
To provide an all inclusive outreach forum that addresses the health and housing needs of the aging LGBTQI community of older adults in the Portland Metro area..
Be Your Own Advocate: Consummer Protection & Safety
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 from 10:00a until 11:00a.
Presentation by an attorney and an Elders in Action volunteer. Learn important tips on how to safeguard your information and prevent being a victim of identity theft. Also, learn more about the services and programs of Elders in Action. available..
Riders Club Trip to Free Concert at The Old Church
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 10:15a until 2:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to hear Duo Pianists play "A Tribute to Gershwin and Bernstein" at the Old Church..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 6 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Contact Person, Gina Ramson (503)289-1864 Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: Free, sack lunch optional.
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, May 22, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free class educates those working with senior/disabled. Caregivers learn how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Preregistration required-please call 503-297-9544/email events@msoregon.org.
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free class educates those working with senior/disabled. Caregivers learn how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Preregistration required-please call 503-297-9544/email events@msoregon.org.
Riders Club Trip to Clackamas Town Center, Ambleside Loaves & Fishes
Thursday, March 25, 2010 from 12:30p until 4:30p.
Guided trip on MAX Green Line to Clackamas Town Center..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 6 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Trip to The Chinese Garden
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 from 12:30p until 4:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the Chinese Garden for Chinese New Year Celebration. Hear Chinese music, see a Chinese game demonstration and make a bookmark..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 6 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55. Adult admission price: 3.75. Other pricing information: Cost: $3.75 to be paid at the Chinese Garden..
Riders Club Trip to Central Library
Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010 from 9:30a until 2:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Central Library for book browsing and tour of the "Eco-Roof", Lunch in Downtown Portland..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 10 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: Bring Money for Lunch..
Riders Club Trip to World Forestry Center
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 from 10:30a until 3:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Lunch in Downtown Portland, "The Chocolate Story" an exhibit about the history of chocolate at the World Forestry Center.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 8 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: Bring Money for Lunch. Admission to exhibit is $2..
Riders Club Trip to "Regions and Seasons" Restaurant
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 from 11:00a until 1:00p.
Guide rip on TriMet to "Regions and Seasons" Restaurant for Lunch..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 2 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Other pricing information: Bring Money for Lunch..
Riders Club Trip to "Regions and Seasons" Restaurant
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 from 11:00a until 1:00p.
Guide rip on TriMet to "Regions and Seasons" Restaurant for Lunch..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 2 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Other pricing information: Bring Money for Lunch..
Low Vision Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30p until 1:30p.
Does low vision stop you from doing things you love? If you need to talk to someone who understands what you are going through please join us each month.. Minimum age: 60.
Riders Club Trip to Free Concert at The Old Church
Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2010 from 10:15a until 2:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to The Old Church for a free performance of "Jazz,Acoustic and Classical Infusion"..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 2.5 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. You are welcome to bring a sack lunch to the performance. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Trip to World Forestry Center
Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 from 12:30p until 5:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to World Forestry Center to see "The Chocolate Story".Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 4 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: There is an admission cost of $2.00 due at the Center..
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, March 20, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
This free class will educate those working with senior and/or disabled persons. Caregivers are introduced and taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Pre-registration is required..
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
This free class will educate those working with senior and/or disabled persons. Caregivers are introduced and taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Pre-registration is required..
MS Society Free Caregiver Class
Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
This free class will educate those working with senior and/or disabled persons. Caregivers are introduced and taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed. Pre-registration is required..
Powerful Tools for Caregivers
From the week of Feb. 9, 2010 through the week of March 16, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 1:30p until 4:00p.
A six-week class for family caregivers of older adults. This class teaches caregivers self-care and offers "tools" to help reduce the feelings of stress, guilt, anger and depression that often accompany caregiving.. Other pricing information: No charge for class; $22.00 donation to buy workbook. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check.
Riders Club Trip to Portland Center for Performing Arts
Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 from 10:45a until 1:45p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Portland Center for the Performing Arts for a free performance of Gerardo Calderon and Grupo Condor, Mexican and South American folk music..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about four blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Trip to Portland Center for the Performing Arts
Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 from 10:45a until 1:45p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Portland Center for the Performing Arts, a free performance at Tears of Joy Theater Puppet Theater.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 4 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions workshop
From the week of Jan. 14, 2010 through the week of Feb. 18, 2010, Thursday of every 6 weeks from 10:00a until 12:30p.
Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a FREE 6-week workshop for people with asthma, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and other chronic health concerns..Living Well with Chronic Conditions is a 6-week workshop for people with asthma, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and other chronic health concerns. It is a chronic disease self-management program designed to complement and enhance medical treatment and disease management. Research has shown that those participating in the workshop are able to better manage their symptoms, feel better overall, are less limited by their illness and may spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital. Brought to you by NW Parish Nurses and Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services Minimum age: 55. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Must pre-register Transportation may be available provided by Impact NW.
Home & Hearth Fireside Chat
Monday, Jan. 11, 2010 from 1:00p until 12:00a.
Long Term Care Insurance, Real Estate Transitions, and Life Support Systems.
Home & Hearth Fireside Chats
Saturday, Jan. 9, 2010 from 1:00p until 12:00a.
Family Communications, Elder Law, and BillPay/Mail Management.
Home & Hearth Fireside Chats
Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 from 1:00p until 12:00a.
Downsizing Solutions,Health Care Assistance, and Living Options.
Lifespan Respite Christmas Luncheon
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 from 12:00p until 3:00p.
An afternoon of great food, holiday bingo, prizes, and lots of fun. RSVP 776-6229 X264.
Riders Club Trip to Clackamas Town Center, Thelma Skelton Loaves & Fishes
Thursday, Dec. 17, 2009 from 10:15a until 2:15p.
Guided trip on the MAX Green Line to Clackamas Town Center for shopping.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 3 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Trip to Festival of Lights
Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 from 6:00p until 8:30p.
Max Green Line to The Grotto's Christmas Festival of Lights.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 6 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: Participants will have to pay admission of $7.50 to The Grotto upon arrival..
Riders Club Trip to Free Concert, SE Multicultural Senior Center
Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 from 10:45a until 1:45p.
Portland Center for the Performing Arts, The Dickens Carolers.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 4 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip.
Riders Club Trip to Free Concert, SE Multicultural Senior Center
Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009 from 10:45a until 2:00p.
Concert at the Old Church, Music of French Baroque.Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 2 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Trip to Washington Square, Neighborhood House
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 from 11:00a until 3:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Washington Square for lunch and shopping..Riders Club are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Altogether about 3 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of the trip. Minimum age: 55.
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 from 11:45a until 12:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes Adult admission price: 0.00.
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 from 11:30a until 12:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009 from 11:30a until 12:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes
Diabetes Screening Project
Monday, Dec. 7, 2009 from 11:00a until 12:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes
Diabetes Screening Project
Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009 from 11:00a until 12:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will last approximately 15 minutes long.
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009 from 10:00a until 11:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test.
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009 from 10:00a until 11:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no coppy and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will be in Korean and a snack will be provided.
Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009 from 10:00a until 11:00a.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. The presentation will be in Chinese and a snack will be provided Adult admission price: 0.00.
Diabetes Screening Project
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2009 from 11:00a until 12:00p.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening.The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Diabetes Screening Project
Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 from 11:00a until 12:00p.
A free presentation on the importance of diabetes screening..The American Diabetes Association is offering a free presentation and discussion of the importance of diabetes screening. Medicare covers free diabetes screening tests for people at risk for diabetes; there is no copay and no deductions for this screening test. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: There will be Russian and Spanish presenters.
Medicare Diabetes Screening Project
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 from 11:00a until 12:00p.
The American Diabetes Association will be offering a free presentation and discussion on the importance of diabetes screening. Print materials will be provided. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Free Basic Care Giver Class
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Class educates those working with senior or disabled persons. Classes are taught at the MSSP Resource Center. Caregivers are introduced and taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility from a chair to a bed..
Difficult Topics in Caregiving: A Practical and Heart-Centered Approach
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009 from 10:00a until 11:30p.
Lyons will discuss difficult topics such as driving, what to do when your parents' needs increase, and the change in dependence in all areas. Learn how can you discuss these delicate issues while remaining calm and helpful to your aging parents..
Coffee and Conversation for Caregivers
Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 from 6:00p until 7:30p.
In this interactive session, you will learn how to take care of yourself while taking care of others..
Helping Your Aging Parents Manage Their Possessions and a Later Life Move
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 from 6:00p until 7:30p.
Gain tips on helping an aging parent downsize and move; explore options that can have financial and emotional rewards for a parent such as donating possessions. Develop a deeper appreciation for the difficult process of letting go..
Life-Enriching Activities for Your Aging Parent
Monday, Nov. 9, 2009 from 6:00p until 7:30p.
Chris Nelson will focus on ways to keep seniors and their loved ones engaged with life together, including ideas for mutually beneficial activities that engage mind, body and spirit, while compensating for age-related losses..
Alzheimer's 101
Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 from 5:30p until 7:00p.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease can be daunting. Learn about signs and symptoms, risk factors, treatment and important things to remember when relating to a person with Alzheimer's..
"How To Keep Your Brain Healthy" Program
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 from 1:30p until 3:30p.
Please join us to view the "Post It-Science, a brain fitness program designed to enhance brain function by improving accuracy and speed of your remembering and thinking brain..For more information, please call Lifespan Respite 821-8764 Other pricing information: Free.
"Voices of Our Elders"
From Nov. 7, 2009 through Nov. 15, 2009, the 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th of every month from 3:00p until 5:00p.
Theatrical performance of engaging stories written by Portland elders living independently, and in assisted living and memory care facilities. Performed by professional actors in one of Portland's inspiring newly renovated buildings..Additional Shows: 7 pm Saturdays Nov 7th & 14th. Well Arts Institute is a non-profit organization using creative writing and theatre to generate well-being, hope, and meaning for people in life-altering health situations. This production is a compliation of stories from over 35 elders and four agencies. Directed by Lorraine Bahr - starring Wendy Westerwelle, Andrea White, John Morrison & more. Guest artists include: Julie Vigeland, Jack Featheringill, Dorothy Sermol, Lanny Hurst, Bob Hicks and more. Minimum age: 10. Adult admission price: 15.00. Other pricing information: Seniors Ticket Price: $10.00. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Visa.
Community Forum on Social Security Benefits
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009 from 2:00p until 8:00p.
If you are between 50 to 60 years of age come discuss Social Security and it's benefits to you. We have Alan Edwards, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, to answer questions..
National Memory Screening Day
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 from 1:00p until 5:00p.
We will offer free, confidential memory screenings, education about memory screenings and successful aging and follow-up resources..
In-Home Services Expo
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 from 4:00p until 6:30p.
Providence ElderPlace is hosting an In-Home Services Expo to introduce caregivers, families, and those needing in-home services to their new program of services. Meet ElderPlace staff and their in-home service partners. Refreshments provided..
Caregiver Classes
Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
To educate those working with senior and or disabled person. Caregivers are taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility. This is not a credited class. You must pre-register.
Young At Heart senior Fair
Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 from 9:00a until 4:00p.
October 17th 2009 Ramada Inn, Free/low cost flu shots, art, entertainment, informational workshops etc. 9am-4pm See young at heart newspaper for info..
"The Sentimental Journey" Benefit
Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009 from 5:30p until 9:00p.
An evening of music, dancing, dinner and drinks in Anna Maria Creekside's gorgeous patio as we honor our family caregivers!.2nd Annual Event "The Sentimental Journey" hosted by Anna Maria Creekside. Featuring "Gayle Wilson and her Band" with Anna Maria's Executive Chef and staff preparing an international dinner with hosted wine and beer. A silent auction will be held throughout the evening with all proceeds raised going to Lifespan Respite Network for family caregivers needing respite services. Minimum age: 21. Adult admission price: 20.00. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check:;:Visa:;:MasterCard.
High Desert Museum Free Senior Day
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009 from 9:00a until 5:00p.
Seniors and a caregiver recieve free admission to the High Desert Museum and all programs October 5, 2009.Animal talks, Living History presentations, fabulous exhibits, a naturalist walk, exhibit tours, all open free to seniors (and a caregiver) Minimum age: 65. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Free for senior + caregiver $15 adults $9 youth kids under 4 free.
Caregiver Classes
Saturday, Aug. 15, 2009 from 10:00a until 12:00p.
Free, 2-hour basic caregiver classes taught by an RN (no CEU) open to the general public (age 18+). Caregivers are introduced & taught how to use a variety of transfer tools to help move someone with limited mobility. Preregistration required..
Riders Club Trip to Free Concert, Ambleside Loaves and Fishes
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2009 from 10:45a until 1:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to Oregon Square Courtyard (near Lloyd Center) for a free Johnny Martin concert.Riders Clubs are guided trips for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Sack lunches will be provided by Loaves and Fishes. Altogether, about 3 blocks of walking is required for the transit portion of this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Craft Fair Fund Raiser
Friday, July 31, 2009 from 10:00a until 6:00p.
YWCA East County Senior Services in Gresham is having a Craft Fair Fund Raiser. A portion of the proceeds will fund our programs and activities..
The Alzheimer's Project
From the week of Aug. 4, 2009 through the week of Aug. 25, 2009, Tuesday of every week from 6:00p until 8:00p.
A pioneering multi-part, multi-platform series bringing new understanding and hope for millions and revealing human faces behind the disease. Join the Southern Oregon office of the Alzheimer's Association for a public viewing program and discussion..While there is no cure for the disease, The Alzheimer's Project shows there is now genuine reason to be optimistic about the future. Film viewing schedule: Aug 4-"Caregivers", Aug 11-"Momentum in Science; Part One" and "Grandpa, Do You Know Who I am?", Aug 18- "Momentum in Science; Part Two", Aug 25- "The Memory Loss Tapes." Other pricing information: No fee, please call to register.
Creating a Safe Environment
Monday, July 27, 2009 from 9:30a until 11:00a.
Discussion to include how to manage safety issues inside and outside the home and an explanation of the Medic Alert/Safe Return program. Special guest speakers from the Medford Police Department. Presented by Alzheimer's Association-Oregon Chapter..
"The Sentimental Journey" Event
Every year on Sept. 12.
Celebrate an evening of music, dancing, drink and internatinal food in gorgeous patio surroundings as we honor family caregivers!.2nd Annual Event "The Sentimental Journey" featuring Gayle Wilson & Her Swing Quartet. All proceeds raised goes to Lifespan Respite Network of Jackson County to assist family caregivers with respite services. Adult admission price: 20.00. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check:;:Visa:;:MasterCard.
Riders Club Washington Park Trip, Neighborhood House Senior Center
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 from 10:30a until 3:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the Washington Park Rose Garden and the Oregon Zoo''s Cascade Grill..Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Bring money for lunch at the Cascade Grill. There are about five blocks of walking required for this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Arthritis Exercise Program
From the week of July 6, 2009 through the week of Dec. 8, 2009, Monday, Wednesday of every week from 11:00p until 12:00p.
This exercise program, designed to accommodate those with arthritis, promotes optimum joint flexibility, muscle strength, endurance, coordination and cardiovascular conditioning. Led by a trained instructor..This exercise program, designed to accommodate those with arthritis, promotes optimum joint flexibility, muscle strength, endurance, coordination and cardiovascular conditioning. Led by a trained instructor. Call MaryHelen Clausing for more information. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: $1 donation requested.
Riders Club Koi Fish Festival Trip, Thelma Skelton Loaves and Fishes
Saturday, July 25, 2009 from 10:00a until 2:00p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the World Forestry Center for the Koi Fish Festival.Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Admission to the World Forestry Center is free.There are about 4 blocks of walking required for this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club OHSU Trip, Portland Silvercrest
Tuesday, July 21, 2009 from 10:30a until 3:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the Portland Aerial Tram and to the Farmers Market at Oregon Health and Sciences University.Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Participants have the option to buy lunch or to shop at the OHSU Farmers Market. There are about 4 blocks of walking required for the transit portion of this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Farmers Market Trip, Hollywood Senior Center
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2009 from 9:30a until 11:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to downtown Portland for the Farmers Market and lunch..Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. If you would like to have lunch on this trip, bring a sack lunch or money. There are about 3 blocks of walking each way required for the transit portion of this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Chinese Garden Trip, Hollywood Senior Center
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 from 9:30a until 12:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the Portland Classical Chinese Garden..Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Admission to the Portland Classical Chinese Garden is $7.50. There are about 3 blocks of walking required for the transit portion of this trip each way. Minimum age: 55.
Riders Club Zoo Trip, Ambleside Loaves and Fishes
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 from 12:30p until 5:30p.
Guided trip on TriMet to the Oregon Zoo..Riders Clubs are guided trips on transit for older adults. The transit portion of the trip is guided. All participants are responsible for their safety and staying with the group. Transit fare is provided. Admission to the Oregon Zoo is 50 cents with proof of travel on transit on this second Tuesday of the month. There is about 4 blocks of walking required for the transit portion of this trip. Minimum age: 55.
Blood Pressure Clinic
From July 14, 2009, the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 10:30a until 12:30p.
Get your blood pressure taken for free.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Grandparent Support Group
From July 14, 2009, the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:00p until 8:00p.
If you are a grandparent taking care of your grandchildren come join our support group. Share information, resources and your stories. Connect with other grandparents like you.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Diabetes Education
From July 21, 2009 through July 21, 2009, the 4th Tuesday of every month from 10:30a until 11:30a.
Learn how to live with diabetes.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Foot Care
From July 7, 2009 through July 7, 2009, the 2nd Monday of every month until 11:00a.
Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Living Well Workshop
From the week of July 1, 2009 through the week of Aug. 5, 2009, Wednesday of every week from 1:00p until 3:30p.
This 6 week workshop is for those that live with ongoing health challenges such as arthritis, heart problems, diabetes and other chronic conditions.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
LIving Well with Chronic Conditions
From the week of June 15, 2009 through the week of July 20, 2009, Monday of every week from 1:00p until 3:30p.
This six-week workshop helps attendees manage symptoms better, gives medications how-tos, how to handle difficult emotions and eating well to name a few. The classes are fun and interactive.People who take the program feel better, are less limited by their illness, are may spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: donations made to Northwest Parish Nurse Ministries will purchase books for future classes..
Living Well with Chronic Conditions
From the week of June 1, 2009 through the week of July 6, 2009, Thursday of every week from 10:00a until 12:30p.
This six-week workshop is for folks with ongoing health challenges such as arthritis, heart problems,diabetes, and other conditions..Classes are fun and interactive. Participants share their successes and build a common source of support. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Weight Loss Journey
From Jan. 1, 2010 through Dec. 30, 2009, the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 9:30a until 10:30a.
Discuss your secrets to losing and keeping off weight.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Living Well With Chronic Conditions
From Thursday, June 4, 2009 through Thursday, July 9, 2009 each day from 12:30p until 3:00p.
6 week workshop for people experiencing chronic conditions such as arthrits, diabetes, heart problems and many others. People who take the program feel better, are less limited by their conditions and may spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital..Workshops meet 2 1/2 hours each week for six weeks. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
From May 27, 2009 through Dec. 23, 2009, the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1:00p until 2:30p.
For family caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease..Are you caring for a lovedone with Alzheimer's disease? Come talk about the challenges that face you and your loved one on a daily basis with people who understand and experience similar situations.
Elders in Action Commission meeting
From May 20, 2009 through Nov. 18, 2009, the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 12:30p until 3:30p.
Come to a meeting. Check it out and be involved!.The Elders in Action Commission provides advice and direction to public officials and advocates on behalf of seniors and people with disabilities. We believe that Quality of Life Should Never Depend on Age!
Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 3rd Thursday of every month starting at 10:00a.
Monthly support group for family and friends of people with Alzheimer's Disease and related dementia..Do you have a loved one suffering from Alzheimer's Disease or related dementia? Whether you're a caregiver, family member or a close friend- this disease is hard to understand and either harder to accept. It can make a world of difference knowing that other people understand the struggles you go through every day- you are not alone! Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Our group is free and open to the public..
YWCA Senior Job Resource Fair
Every year on April 9.
Come to the YWCA of East County Senior Services first annual Job Resource Fair. Information on re-careering, getting part-time or supplemental work, resume writing, stress reduction, dealing with the economy and much more..The YWCA of East County will be sponsoring this Job Resource Fair for seniors and people with disabilities. Area agencies will be on hand to assist with finding a job, learning about agency grants that support hiring seniors and people with disabilities, re-careering,resume tips and much more! Minimum age: 50. Adult admission price: 0.00.
ACCESS< Inc. Senior Fair
Every year on March 3.
annual Senior Fair at the Medford Armory 9am - 4 pm.
Courtyard Memory Care Support Group
From Feb. 17, 2009, the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 6:00p until 7:30p.
Monthly meetings to support families and friends caring for someone with memory loss, Alzheimer's disease, or other related dementia's. Sharing stories, successes, and providing support to the group. Guest speakers on occassion..Join us for a monthly Memory Care Support Group! Share & gain insight with other families, friends, and guest speakers regarding support for caring with someone with memory loss, dementia, or Alzheimer's disease. Refreshments & Door prize at each meeting. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Beginning Tai Chi for Seniors
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 12:30p until 1:30p.
Series of gentle, no impact movements. Enhance balance and core strength as well as promote mindfulness and stress reduction.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 2.00. Other pricing information: $2 per class or $7 per month. Scholarship program for those with limited income..
Osteoporosis Exercise Class
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday, Thursday of every week from 10:30a until 11:30a.
A group exercise class focusing on maintaining and increasing bone mass and strength. Seated or standing exercises (no floor work) led by a therapist. A physician referral is not a requirement. No registration is necessary.. Adult admission price: 2.00. Other pricing information: First class is free, then $2/class. Reduced rate may be available..
Quilting Group
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday of every week from 9:30a until 12:00p.
A group of seniors makes quilts for the Friendly House Community Services program.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Senior Yoga
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 11:00a until 12:00p.
Yoga for seniors.. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Dec. 4, 2008 through Dec. 4, 2013, the 1st Thursday of every month from 11:00a until 12:30p.
Meet and share with others who have a loved one with dementia..
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Dec. 16, 2008 through Dec. 16, 2013, the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 2:30p until 3:30p.
Meet and share with others who have a loved one with dementia..
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Dec. 18, 2008 through Dec. 25, 2013, the 4th Thursday of every month from 2:30p until 3:30p.
Meet and share with others who have a loved one with dementia..
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 14, 2009 through Jan. 14, 2013, the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 12:00p until 1:30p.
Meet and share with others who have a loved one with dementia..
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010 through Jan. 6, 2013, the 1st Tuesday of every month from 3:00p until 4:00p.
Meet and share with others who also have a loved one with dementia..
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Sunday of every month from 4:00p until 5:30p.
Meet and talk to others who have a loved one with dementia.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Thursday, Sunday of every month from 4:00p until 5:30p.
Meet and talk to others who have a loved one with dementia.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 4th Thursday of every month from 2:30p until 3:30p.
Meet and talk to others who have a loved one with dementia.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 12:00p until 1:30p.
Meet and talk to others who have a loved one with dementia.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Association Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 1st Tuesday of every month from 3:00p until 4:00p.
Meet and talk to others who have a loved one with dementia.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Pinochle for Seniors at Trenton Terrace
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday of every week from 12:30p until 3:30p.
Pinochle card games for seniors held in the Trenton Terrace Community Room..Come test your card playing skills with avid players every Wednesday afternoon. Minimum age: 55.
Senior Bingo at Trenton Terrace
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday of every week from 9:00a until 12:00p.
Bingo for seniors and their friends, sponsored by the YWCA..Bingo games for fun! Just a penny a card. Sponsored by the YWCA Senior Services Minimum age: 55.
Beginning Tai-Chi Class for Seniors (Gresham)
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday, Thursday of every week from 10:00a until 11:00a.
Tai-Chi Class specifically for people over 55. Please come join the fun! It's Free!. Minimum age: 55.
IntermediateTai-Chi Class for Seniors (Gresham)
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday, Thursday of every week from 8:30a until 10:00a.
Come join this great Tai-Chi class for seniors. Feel better and have more flexibility..For those who already know a little Tai-Chi,this class is for you. Come join others over age 55 for a poweful, yet gentle workout for mind and body! Minimum age: 55.
Blood Pressure Clinic
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 1st Wednesday of every month from 12:30p until 3:00p.
Free Blood Pressure Clinic held at the Gresham Senior Center-.Come get your bp checked for free by a professional. No appointment necessary.
Senior Fitness Program
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday, Wednesday, Friday of every week from 8:45a until 11:45a.
Aggie's Place is a fitness and exercise program designed for seniors and persons with disabilities..Aggie's Place is a fitness program for seniors (ages 55 and better) as well as persons with disabilities. We offer personalized instruction, free orientation with a certified trainer *by appointment only* and cardiovascular and weight equipment. **Must have doctor's approval before starting this fitness program** Minimum age: 55. Adult admission price: 1.00. Other pricing information: Punch cards are available for $10 each and are good for 10 visits.. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check.
ESL - English as a Second Language (Gresham)
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday of every week from 10:00a until 11:00a.
ESL for Seniors..Sponsored by the Gresham Senior Center, this ESL class is geared for the older learner. Minimum age: 55.
AA Meeting - Spanish
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 6:00p until 8:00p.
AA Meeting facilitated by a Spanish speaker.. Minimum age: 55.
Senior Law Project
From Jan. 22, 2009, the 4th Thursday of every month until 4:00p.
Free legal consultation for seniors.Free 30 minute consultations with an attorney for seniors 60+ or someone married to a senior 60+ either living in Multnomah County or with a legal issue in Multnomah County. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: You must be at least 60 years old to attend.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group
From Jan. 28, 2009, the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1:00p until 2:30p.
Support group for caregivers of those who have Alzheimer's Disease.Are you caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer's Disease? Do you want to talk about the challenges that face you on a daily basis with other people in similar situations? do you want to know or share the latest research on this disease? Come to the Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Meetings, held on the 4th Wednesday of each month. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: No cost.
Movie Matinees at Hollywood Senior Center
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 4th Friday of every month from 1:00p until 3:00p.
Newly released movies are shown on our big screen TV the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at 1pm..Seating limited to 40 people, $1 suggested donation.
Flu-Shot Clinic
Every year on Oct. 29.
Open Flu Shot Clinic sponsored by the YWCA of Greater Portland and Gresham Senior Center..Getaflushot.com will be on-site at the East Multnomah County building in Gresham to administer flu shots from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon on Wednesday, October 29th. Chinook Room, first floor. Insurances covered: Medicare Part B, Railroad Medicare, Regence Blue Cross/Blueshield of OR, ODS Medicare, Advantage PPO, CareOregon, Secure Horizons, Clear Choice Health Plan, Providence Health Plan, and others. Price is $30 without health insurance. Please call 503-258-9800 for additional information or online at www.getaflushot.com Other pricing information: If you have not insurance, the cost is $30 for a flu shot and $45 for Pneumonia shot..
Movie Matinees at Hollywood Senior Center
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Friday of every month from 1:00p until 3:00p.
Newly released movies are shown on our big screen TV on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month at 1pm..Seating is limited to the first 40 people. $1 requested donation. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Low Vision Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 1:00p until 2:00p.
Join us for an informative Low-Vision Support Group..Do you find yourself unable to read your favorite books because you can't make out the print? Do you worry about becoming blind? Join our support group and find out all the things you CAN do with low-vision. Support group geared for senior population. Caregivers and significant others welcome. Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Diabetes Support Group
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Monday of every month from 10:00a until 11:00a.
Learn ways of keeping your diabetes under control while gaining support in a small group setting..The Class will focus on learning ways to keep your diabetes under control. Geared towards Seniors and disabled citizens. Caregivers welcome. The class is held in the Wood Violet Room at the East YWCA Senior Services building Minimum age: 55. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Alzheimer's Information: Getting Started
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 2:00p until 3:00p.
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, it is time for Getting Started. Gain a basic understanding of Alzheimer's and get practical information that help you plan for the future.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Caregiver Support Group
From Sept. 10, 2008 through Aug. 21, 2010, the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Washington County's Free Caregiver Support Group led by Tiffani O'Neill LPC of Misty Mountain Family Counseling Center.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Thelmas Place Grand Opeing
Every year on Sept. 27.
Thelmas Place Street Fair Date Saturday, September 27, 2008 Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT Where Canby Oregon 352 NW 2ND Ave Thelams Place is a Non- Profit Alzheimers resource Center.
Sole Support For Parkinson's
Every year on Sept. 14.
Awareness Walk for Parkinson's disease with 1K & 5K distances.
Mt. Hood Hearing Aid Center Monthly Hearing Clinic
From Jan. 1, 2010, the 2nd Tuesday of every month starting at 11:00a.
We perform hearing evaluations, clean and check hearing aids and answer questions in regards to new products and technology. We also repair and sell hearing aids at the clinic..The Clinic is held at the Sandy Senior Center on the 2nd Wed. of each month at 11:00AM.
"Getting Started- Alzheimer's Resources and Planning Ahead"- Medford
From July 22, 2008, the 4th Tuesday of every month from 3:00p until 4:00p.
An informational orientation session for those dealing with Alzheimers, learn more about resources available and receive advice to help plan for the future..This class is offered the 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month and is free to the public. Donations are welcomed. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, Please contact the Alzheimer's Association Medford office at 541-774-9348.
"Getting Started- Alzheimer's Resources and Planning Ahead"- Ashland
From July 16, 2008, the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 1:00p until 2:00p.
An informational orientation session to help those dealing with Alzheimer's, learn about resources and receive advice to plan for the future..This session is ongoing and free to the public. Donations are welcome. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, Please contact the Alzheimer's Association Medford office at 541-774-9348 Adult admission price: 0.00.
"Getting Started- Alzheimer's Resources and Planning Ahead"- Medford
From July 8, 2008, the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 3:00p until 4:00p.
An informational orientation session for those dealing with Alzheimer's, to learn about resources available and receive advice to help plan for the future..This session is ongoing on the 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month and is free of charge to the public. Donations are welcome. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; Contact Alzheimer's Association Medford office at 541-774-9348 Adult admission price: 0.00.
"Getting Started- Alzheimer's Resources and Planning Ahead"- Grants Pass
From July 23, 2008, the 4th Wednesday of every month from 1:00p until 2:00p.
An informational orientation session to help those dealing with Alzheimer's, learn more about resources available and receive advice to help plan the future..This session is offered free of charge to the public. Donations are welcome. Registration is required for each session. Please call the Alzheimers Association Medford office: 541-774-9348 Adult admission price: 0.00.
Grandparents as Parents Support Group
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Thursday of every week from 6:30p until 8:30p.
Support for grandparents who are parenting grandchildren..
Alzheimer's Association / Getting Started
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 2:00p until 3:00p.
Gain a basic understanding of an Alzheimer's diagnosis and get practial information that will help you start planning for the future.. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Senior Law Project
From May 8, 2008, the 2nd Thursday of every month until 4:00p.
Free 30 minute consultations with an attorney for seniors 60+ or someone married to a senior 60+ either living in Multnomah County or have a legal issue that occured in Multnomah County.. Minimum age: 60. Other pricing information: On-street parking available; however, cost to park per hour is $1.25..
Fifth Annual Gerontology Conference @ Intel
Every year on May 3.
Free for adults, family members, caregivers; Healthy Body/Healthy Mind: Living Fully at Any Age;speakers: Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts & Intel Fellow, Eric Dishman + sessions on staying healthy, active & independent at any age.
Conversation Circle
From the week of April 8, 2008, Tuesday of every week from 1:00p until 2:00p.
Join us for a weekly discussion on various topics.. Minimum age: 55. Other pricing information: Street parking is available; however, cost per hour to park is $1.25..
Quilting and Sewing
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 2:00p until 3:30p.
Come join our ongoing quilting & basic sewing group! Our skills range from complete beginners to seasoned experts. We welcome our instructor Jackie, from the Northwest Quilters. We provide most materials to get you started on an individual project..
Computer Tutor
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday of every week from 1:00p until 3:00p.
A lab tutor is provided to help with computer basics such as: Internet, Word Processing and Graphics.. Minimum age: 60. Other pricing information: On-street parking available; however, cost to park per hour is $1.25..
BINGO at Neighborhood House
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday, Friday of every week from 2:00p until 3:30p.
Other pricing information: On-street parking is available; however, cost to park for each hour is $1.25..
ESL-English as a Second Language (Elm Court)
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 1:00p until 2:00p.
Join the Elm Court ESL group to practice English and other languages in a fun and friendly environment.. Other pricing information: On-street parking is available; however, the cost per hour to park is $1.25..
EnhanceFitness
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday, Wednesday, Friday of every week from 10:30a until 11:30a.
A fitness program designed specifically for older adults. It is adapted for people of all fitness ability levels and helps participants increase their strength and flexilibity..There are classes in several different locations in Multomah County including the class listed in this posting at Elm Court. To find a class near you, and the dates and times offered at these additional locations, call 503-953-8204 or go to website www.loavesandfishesonline.org/content/services/enhance fitness.asp Adult admission price: 0.00.
Caregiver Conference
Every year on April 19.
This conference is for Family Caregivers, Child Care Providers, Foster & Adoptive Parents, In-Home & Care Facility Staff, Hospice Workers and Volunteers who provide care from infancy to end-of-life. Select from a variety of classes..
ACCESS,Inc Senior Fair
Every year on March 4.
ACCESS Senior Fair at the Medford Armory 9-4pm on March 4th. For more information or an application visit our website at access-inc.org.
Osteoporosis Prevention and Stabilization Program
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday of every week from 12:45p until 1:45p.
An 11 week program that helps seniors maintain their health and flexibility. Gentle stretches and weight-bearing exercises are combined with information about how your bones and body work..11 week program that combines physical exercise and educational information concerning Osteoporosis. Facilitated by the YWCA of Greater Portland. Class is taught by Dana Anderson, a certified personal trainer by the American Council of Exercise. Adult admission price: 5.00. Other pricing information: $5.00 for the full program. The program is funded by the YWCA of Greater Portland and receives partial funding from Multnomah County..
Arts and Crafts Group
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Monday of every week from 10:30a until 10:30a.
Puzzles, crafts and good conversation occur at Schrunk Tower in North Portland. This is for residents and non-residents at Schrunk Tower..Seniors who live in the Schrunk Tower apartments and those who live by it, participate in art projects such as working on puzzles, making book covers. This is facilitated by the YWCA of Greater Portland, North Senior Services. This event is held at the Schrunk Tower Puzzle Room. Supplies are provided by YWCA of Greater Portland. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Taoist Tai Chi-North Portland
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday of every week from 10:30a until 11:30a.
An instructor from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Oregon, teaches the weekly class in North Portland. This is facilitated by the YWCA of Greater Portland, Senior Services program..Participants come from the New Columbia community and from the North Portland neighborhoods to attend this weekly class. Minimum age: 55. Adult admission price: 0.00. Other pricing information: Donations are welcome to the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Oregon..
VFW Bingo
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Wednesday of every week starting at 6:00p.
VFW Hall in Union.Early birds start at 6 regular games start at 7 Come join the fun!!! Other pricing information: packs range from 50 cebts to $10. Payment accepted: Cash:;:Personal Check.
Jodi's Chat
From Dec. 5, 2007, the last Sunday of every month from 8:00p until 8:45p.
Chat Event.
Tai Chi-Sellwood Landing
From the week of Nov. 12, 2007, Monday of every week starting at 2:30p.
Join us for exercise and mediation at Sellwood Landing in our Coca Cola room. Hope to see you there..Tai Chi class Minimum age: 60. Adult admission price: 0.00.
Social Opportunities
From Oct. 26, 2007, the last Friday of every month from 12:00p until 2:00p.
Monthly potluck luncheon designed to both educate and entertain! Spend time with friends or make new each month at the Methodist church across from the YMCA. Please bring a dish that serves 6.. Other pricing information: Free.
Lifespan Respite Senior "Social Club"
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Tuesday, Thursday of every week from 12:30p until 3:00p.
An affordable center based social respite program offered to family caregivers that care for an adult/senior who requires 24/7 supervision. It's held every Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Please call 621-5196 for more details. Minimum age: 21. Other pricing information: Volunteer hour for hour in exchange of respite hours or $5.00 an hour..
Easy Riders
From the week of Jan. 1, 2010, Friday of every week starting at 10:00a.
People with electric wheelchairs/scooters that like having fun while learning the proper use of their chairs/scooters and the safest routes in our community. People from the local community are invited..