NW Senior Theatre stages 'Holiday Harmonies'

NW Senior Theatre stages 'Holiday Harmonies'

Tune up for the 2014 Christmas season when the Northwest Senior Theatre presents “Holiday...

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Fitness for EVERY body

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On the lookout in long-term care

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November 12, 2014

Free workshop explores ways to stay at home as you age

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In a recent poll, 89 percent of older adults have told AARP they want to remain in their home and community for as long as possible. Will staying at home be an option for you or your loved ones?…
Photo Credit: AL STEWART - Mask & Mirror Community Theatre's Nov. 7-23 production of 'Play On' includes (left to right) Nick Hamilton, Lauren Scher, Jayne Furlong, Gary Romans, Phyliss Lang, Jacob Claytor, Pat Romans, Sarah Thornton and KC Cooper. See Nov. 7 listing for show details.
October 31, 2014

November 2014 Calendar

by Pamplin Media Group
Calendar items for December are due by 5 p.m. Nov. 14. Email listings to editor@boomnw.com. 1 Anna Magruder art exhibit — Through Nov. 30, opening reception 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, Antoinette…
November 08, 2014

Who needs a knee replacement?

by National Institutes on Health
From the NATIONAL INSTITUTES ON HEALTH NIHSeniorHealth.gov Knee replacement is an operation that involves removing parts of one’s natural knee joint and replacing them with artificial ones. Knee…
November 06, 2014

Get to know the faces and facts of disability

by Alan Edwards
Social Security News Perhaps the most misunderstood Social Security program is disability insurance, often referred to as SSDI. Some people mistakenly think that beneficiaries are “on the dole”…
November 05, 2014

Short on retirement savings? Now what?

by Judith McGee
True Wealth: Judith McGee We all know we’re supposed to plan ahead for retirement, reduce debt and start saving early. But how many actually do that? According to the Employee Benefit Research…
November 04, 2014

Keep Meals on Wheels rollin'

by Pamplin Media Group
From Lake Oswego Adult Community Center We are heading into the time of year where we give thought to those that might need a little extra support. At the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, we…
November 03, 2014

When does July morph into November? When you stumble into ...…

by Joe Bushue
The Bright Side: Joe Bushue It seemed like just a normal, warm beautiful summer day. It was July 25 to be exact. I still had a little irritation from the burn I got from lighting fireworks. I…
November 02, 2014

Learn how to stay well during the holidays in Conversations on…

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The nonprofit senior counseling organization VIEWS will host the following Conversations on Aging in November. Older adults are invited to join these free conversations with their peers to talk…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO - Brig. General James Thayer will serve as grand marshal of the 2014 Ross Hollywood Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.
November 02, 2014

WWII veteran to lead 40th annual Veterans Day parade

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World War II veteran and Oregon native Brig. Gen. James B. Thayer of Lake Oswego will be the grand marshal of the annual Ross Hollywood Veterans Day parade Tuesday, Nov. 11. Held in the…
November 02, 2014

Free computer classes: November 2014

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LO Computer Learning Center The Computer Learning Center at the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Ave., offers the following classes in November, open to all ages. Call 503-635-3758 or…

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Nov 01, 2014

Get out there with Senior Healthy Hikers

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The Gresham-based club Senior Healthy Hikers will host the following events in November: Trout Creek to Whistle Punk Hike — Thursday, Nov. 6, meet at Gresham City Hall at 9 a.m. This 4-mile hike…
Nov 01, 2014

Social Security is still mailing statements, but online accounts…

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Social Security has resumed the periodic mailing of Social Security statements — once every five years for most workers — while encouraging everyone to create a secure a “my Social Security”…
Oct 31, 2014

IRCO Events: November 2014

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The nonprofit IRCO (Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization) Senior Services offers the following support groups and other events at the East Portland Community Center, 740 S.E. 106th Ave.…
Oct 15, 2014

Like summer's peaches, memories are golden

by Candy Puterbaugh
Life Lines: Candy Puterbaugh Jars of golden peaches catching the sunshine on my kitchen shelf always bring her back to me, as if Grandma were beaming her flashlight down from above to see if I…
Oct 13, 2014

Look out - the tricks that your mind can play on you are no treat

by Joe Bushue
The Bright Side: Joe Bushue You could tell it was October by the chill in the air. The leaves were starting to fall and change color, and it was getting dark earlier. We had just finished…
Oct 11, 2014

Medicare fall open enrollment starts Oct. 15

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Medicare's annual fall open enrollment is under way Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. This is the time of year when people with Medicare can change their Medicare health and drug coverage options without…
Photo Credit: CONTRIBUTED - Understanding your diagnosis can help you make decisions about what you want to do about it.
Oct 10, 2014

Doc talk: questions to ask after a diagnosis

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From the National Institute on Aging If you’re diagnosed with a medical condition, it’s important to first understand the diagnosis before making a decision about treatment options and care. A…
Oct 08, 2014

Will your children inherit your debt?

by Jason Alderman
Practical Money Matters: Jason Alderman Many people finally get around to writing a will in order to safeguard their assets for their heirs. But what if you’ve got the opposite problem: Your…
Oct 05, 2014

Money tips for the sandwich generation

by Judith McGee
True Wealth: Judith McGee The term “sandwich generation” has changed meaning since it was first coined back in 1981 by social worker Dorothy Miller. The phrase originally described women between…
Oct 03, 2014

Let's talk about Medicare prescriptions

by Alan Edwards
From Social Security Public Affairs, Portland October is “Talk About Prescriptions Month” and marks the beginning of this year’s Medicare open enrollment period. It’s the perfect time to talk…