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Interview with Commissioner Fish: Making Portland an Age-Friendly City

December 2015: Commissioner Nick Fish joined Helen Raptis on KATU’s AM Northwest to talk about the vital role of older adults in our community and Portland’s great work on age-friendly… Read more »

Oregon’s elderly population is a growing resource: Guest opinion

A front-page article in The Oregonian on July 19 titled “In elder health, Oregon is golden” highlighted a number of key points from a recent report by the Centers for… Read more »

The Intergenerational Center strengthens communities by bringing generations together to address critical concerns and creating opportunities for lifelong civic engagement.

The Intergenerational Center, founded by Dr. Nancy Henkin in 1979, strengthens communities by bringing generations together to address critical concerns and creating opportunities for lifelong civic engagement. Here are some… Read more »

What Are Old People For? event October 16, 2015

Building A Community For All Ages Join us to learn about the progress of the Age-Friendly Portland & Multnomah County initiatives, how to become engaged in the community-based effort, and… Read more »

The Gerontologist: Open Access to Special Issue Until May 17

May 2015: Follow this link (http://oxford.ly/WHCOA15) to a special issue of the journal The Gerontologist. The issue compiles work related to the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, including an… Read more »