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Tap into exercise, that 'fountain of youth'

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Skijoring: 'The loudest quiet sport on the planet'

Skijoring: 'The loudest quiet sport on the planet'

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New AARP Oregon staffer looks out for seniors' interests

New AARP Oregon staffer looks out for seniors' interests

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December 16, 2014

Northwest Senior Theatre holds 2015 auditions Jan. 14

by (none)
Auditions for Northwest Senior Theatre will start Jan. 14, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alpenrose Dairy Opera House. 6149 S.W. Shattuck Road in Portland. The company needs men and women…
The December 2014 issue is the last one until next March.
December 05, 2014

2015 brings changes to Boom!

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Publication goes quarterly, welcomes new editor Look for the next issue of Boom! Boomers & Beyond in March 2015, when this Pamplin Media Group magazine for adults 45 and older will start being…
December 01, 2014

Rising property taxes: hardship for seniors

by Merry MacKinnon
After Multnomah County property tax bills arrived in November, a lot of homeowners were alarmed to see that their taxes went up dramatically, in some cases, by $1,000. That’s a substantial…
December 01, 2014

The little house, the little girl and the spirit of giving

by Joe Bushue
The Bright Side: Joe Bushue The little white house sat by itself. It had no yard and was so run down, it was about two years away from turning into a dilapidated shack. First, a little…
December 01, 2014

News Briefs: December 2014

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Meals on Wheels elects board members and officers Meals on Wheels People has elected new board members and officers for the 2014-15 fiscal year. They include: n Janeen McAninch, Becker Capital…
December 01, 2014

Here's what you should ask your doctor if you have trouble…

by National Institute on Aging
Healthy Aging From the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIHSeniorHealth.gov Many people believe that poor sleep is a normal part of aging, but it isn’t. In fact, many healthy older adults report…
December 01, 2014

Flying the frenzied skies to O'Hare and back

by Candy Puterbaugh
Life Lines: Candy Puterbaugh It was a bad O’Hare day. But it seems like it always is when I connect through Chicago’s airport. This time their excuse was the airport fire a few days before.…
December 01, 2014

Help out as a Social Security representative payee

by Alan Edwards
Social Security News Allen Edwards Social Security Public Affairs, Portland If you handle the finances of someone who receives benefits from Social Security, or you know someone who may need…
November 29, 2014

Computer classes: December 2014

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The Multnomah County Library offers the following computer classes for beginners. The classes are free, but registration is required. Sign up online, at the library or by calling 503-988-5234.…
November 28, 2014

Visit Larch Mountain, see holiday lights with Senior Healthy…

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The Gresham-based club Senior Healthy Hikers will host the following events in December: Planning meeting — Monday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m., Springwater Room at Gresham City Hall, 1333 N.W. Eastman…

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Photo Credit: PAUL RICH - From left, Megan Carver, Craig Allen, Amy Jo Halliday and Ben Farmer star in 'A Christmas Survival Guide,' the Broadway Rose Theatre Company's 2014 holiday show. See details in Dec. 1 listing.
Nov 28, 2014

December Calendar

by Pamplin Media Group
1 "A Christmas Survival Guide" — Performances through Dec. 21, Broadway Rose Theatre Company's New Stage, 2850 S.W. Grant Ave., Tigard. Evening shows at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays,…