• testimonial - Options for Independent Living

      Options for Independent Living 

      Living independently can be a challenge as you age. Do you want to stay in your home or apartment, but need some help, either financially or with household chores? Are you ready to apply for affordable housing, but don’t know where to start? Join facilitator Julia Doty from Northwest Housing Alternatives for a panel of community resources to consider your options. A guest panelist from Villages NW will present the advantages of joining a local village for social activities and other kinds of support. Pauline Burkey will inform us about the Metro HomeShare program which matches homeown

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    • testimonial - Controlling the Future

      Controlling the Future 

      Who will decide about your medical care in a crisis? Have you told that person what care you would or would not want? Is there someone who can manage your finances if you are traveling or become ill? Who has the legal power to handle things after your death, including taking care of pets, making funeral arrangements, and distributing things you own to family and friends? If you need long-term care, who will provide those services, and how will they be paid? Join attorney Penny Davis of The Elder Law Firm to learn about using advance directives and other documents to give you more control over

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    • testimonial - Staying Mindful in an Anxious World

      Staying Mindful in an Anxious World 

      Can you imagine making friends with your own confusion and self-doubt?  Learn how to bring stability and clarity to your mind in the midst of constant distraction. Through Mindful Meditation, we can practice being more gentle and patient with ourselves in any situation. With discipline and a soft touch, we can appreciate whatever is happening. Please join Michaela McCormick, from the Portland Shambhala Meditation Center, for this experiential mindfulness workshop.

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