Tues., Aug 15th – Celebrate 160 Years of Health with Multnomah County!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017
East County Health Center, 600 8th Street, Chinook Room, Gresham

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4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Celebrate 160 years of health in Multnomah County! Join staff, clients and the community as we learn about the work that our health centers do to promote the health of the entire community.

Representative Carla Piluso and Multnomah County Commissioner Lori Stegman will be in attendance to help us celebrate and tour a health center.

About Our Health Centers

The Health Department’s community health centers provide primary care, dental and school-based health services throughout Multnomah County. They offer high-quality health services to all Multnomah County residents.

  • 7 Primary Care Clinics
  • 6 Dental Clinics
  • 6 Pharmacies
  • 12 Student Health Centers
  • Specialty HIV Services
  • Specialty Homeless Services

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More Information

If you need any accommodations for a disability or language translation, contact Adrienne Daniels, adrienne.daniels@multco.us(link sends e-mail), by Friday, August 4.

8/31: Encore Circle Event: celebrating volunteers to make a difference for children in our community

Encore Circle: Mobilizing Adults 50+ to Help Young People Thrive

August 31st, 2017

9:00am-10:00am

Hollywood Senior Center

1820 NE 40th Ave, Portland

Celebrate volunteers in our community!

Hear amazing stories and learn how you can make a difference for kids in your community.

 

Join Metropolitan Family Service, Hollywood Senior Center and the AARP Foundation’s Experience Corps with giveaways, coffee, pastries and amazing stories of impact.

 

PLEASE RSVP by calling 503-288-8303

 

Pan African Festival – 8/12

Saturday, August 1 2, 201 7

FREE ADMISSION

Festival starts at 12PM-8:30PM

Pioneer Courthouse Square

 

ACTIVITIES Live Entertainment • Art, Crafts, & Merchandise Vendors • Food from African Countries, Caribbean & African American cultures • Performance by local talents• Storytelling• Speakers/panelist/discussion – The Impacts of Pan Africans in Oregon • Fashion Show • Information & Advice on Health & Well-Being, Careers & Educational Opportunities • Health Screening Services ——–

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HOSTED BY PAN AFRICAN PLANNING GROUP, LLC • AFRICAN WOMEN COALITION • OREGON COMMISSION ON BLACK AFFAIRS• AFRICAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL OF OREGON• OFFICE OF SENATOR JAMES MANNING • OFFICE OF REPRESENTATIVE JANELLE BYNUM • OFFICE OF SENATOR LEW FREDRICK• OFFICE OF COMMISSIONER LORETTA SMITH • CENTER FOR AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS AND REFUGEES OF OREGON • IRCO-AFRICA HOUSE • URBAN LEAGUE OF PORTLAND • SOMALI AMERICAN COUNCIL OF OREGON • MUSLIM EDUCATION TRUST • SEI • ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN STUDENTS AT PORTLAND STATE UNIVERSITY • AND MANY MORE

Expert in Your Own Aging – Friday, 7/14

First Baptist Church, July 14th

10am-12pm

909 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Join Elders in Action to discuss and learn about the many ways people experience aging.

The focus will be on how to find meaning and purpose in the next stages of our lives. A combination of videos of older adults on their experiences and a live discussion about your own.

 

We will explore many topic, including:

  • Surprises of aging
  • Pleasures and difficulties of aging
  • Deciding what you really want
  • What to tell your medical provider

Age-Friendly Business Event: May 24th

Portland is known as a great place to be an older adult. We have great transit, progressive city planning, and are well-known for being community-minded.


Join research experts and business leaders to discuss how current demographic shifts mean big things for our local economy – and your business!

 

Claudia Knotek of New Seasons and

Alan DeLaTorre of Portland State University’s Institute on Aging

will discuss why being “age-friendly” is good business.

Complimentary beer and snacks provided.

Hour-long presentation begins at 6pm.

RSVP HERE  or to shanna@eldersinaction.org