Elder community members are invited to Elders for Tenant Protection and Just Cause Eviction

Elder community members are invited to
Elders for Tenant Protection 
and Just Cause Eviction
 Learn and Share with us
  • If you have experienced a rent increase or no cause eviction notices
  • If you want to be informed on HB 2004 (Stabilizes the standard for just cause eviction and repeals the state ban on rent stabilization)
  • If you want to voice your rights as a tenant
  • If you want to learn ways to participate in the Housing Lobby Day.

Also, connect with State Representative Diego Hernandez

February 27, Monday 
from 5:30 -7:30 pm at
East Portland Neighborhood Office (EPNO)
(1017 NE 117th Avenue, Portland, OR 97220)
For more information, 
email Lisha Shrestha or call 503-595-7532.
Snacks and Interpretation Services (Somali, Russian, Spanish and Nepali) will be provided
Thanks to our Community Partners 

Help Set Our Advocacy Goals for 2017

Elders in Action Advocacy Agenda Meeting – February 21
On February 21 from 3:00-5:00pm at Impact NW Multicultural Center at 4610 SE Belmont St, Elders in Action will host a meeting of volunteers and partners to discuss our advocacy agenda for the 2017 Legislative Session. EIA staff will share our agency’s legislative priorities and solicit input from attendees on other issues we should be tracking. Representatives of partner organizations such as Stable Homes for Oregon Families, Campaign for Seniors and People with Disabilities and AARP-Oregon have been invited to share legislative updates at this meeting as well. For more information about this meeting, contact JoAnn Herrigel at 503-595-7530 or click to email here.

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Who Do We Appreciate?


Advocates working


Event Committee members planning


Activists demonstrating


Volunteers building

We appreciate Elders in Action’s Incredible Volunteers

We are thankful for this amazing group of men and women who are committed to making a difference in the lives of older adults throughout the greater Portland metro area.
Last year our:
  • Personal Advocate staff and volunteers assisted over 3000 people.
  • Elders in Action Commissioners supported seven bills through the legislative session.
  • Community Engagement volunteers educated over 6780 at 134 community events.
  • Age-Friendly program engaged businesses and the community on how to involve and serve our aging population.

Thank you to our active and vibrant volunteer advocates committed to helping older adults: 

          • Keep connected 
          • Stay engaged
          • Be empowered
Join our group of dynamic volunteers! 
Learn more about becoming an Elders in Action volunteer by calling 503.235.5474 or by visiting ourwebsite.

Matricular ahora para 2015 Envejeciendo Bien Conferencia

Envejeciendo Bien Conferencia

(Aging Well Conference) 2015

Sábado 3 de octubre de 2015     8 a. m. – 12:30 p. m.

Edificio de Ciencias Colaborativas de la Vida (Collaborative Life Sciences Building) OHSU, 2730 SW Moody Avenue, al pie del cruce Tilikum

Registro gratuito: http://bit.ly/AgeWell2015

(877) 926-8300   Se ofrecerá desayuno

TEMAS A TRATAR • Trabajo voluntario para mejorar la salud del cerebro • Cómo recortar cosas y permanecer en casa • Mantenerse activo, sin importar qué • Encontrar recursos para usted o para un ser querido • Cocinar para el bienestar y dentro del presupuesto.


Spanish 2015 Aging Well Conference Poster

Matricular ahora para Envejeciendo Bien Conferencia en el 3 de octubre.


Summer may be ending but the Action has not

Catch the Orange Line with 
Elders in Action
Date: September  12
Time:  9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
PLACE: Lincoln Station
229 SW Lincoln St., Portland, OR
It’s a historic day with a party to match!
On September 12, 2015, we’re coming together as communities, neighbors, families and riders to celebrate the opening of the MAX Orange Line. There’ll be fun events and activities happening along the new line, and rides on MAX, TriMet buses, Portland Streetcar and the Aerial Tram will be free all day.  Come to Elders in Action’s booth at Lincoln Station where you’ll see:
9:10 a.m.   First train arrives Lincoln Station
11:00 a.m. Oregon Symphony Brass Quintet
1:30 p.m. The SlimJims: party to five decades of American Roots Music
3:30 p.m. Portland Pride Marching Band
4:00 p.m. The American Music Project Pacific Jazz Crest Orchestra: award winning 18-piece student jazz band under the direction of Thara Memory

Housing Advocacy with 

East County Action Plan
DATE:  Saturday, August 29, 2015
TIME: 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
PLACE: David Douglas High School, 1001 SE 135th Ave.
Every day we get calls from older adults who are losing their housing to rising rents, gentrification and people moving to Portland to enjoy it’s quality of life. Some of these trends are positive while others are having profound negative impacts on our local older adults and other minority communities. Join advocates this Saturday to learn about how we can work to ensure our community grows in a positive way without displacing our current residents and communities.
Free Lunch and Childcare provided
For questions, email Lore Wintergreen or call 503.823.4035 .  For a copy of the agenda click here.
Sponsored by:  East Portland Neighborhood Office

2015 Aging Well Conference
DATE: October 3, 2015
TIME: 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
PLACE: OHSU Collaborative Life Sciences Building 2730 S.W. Moody
Refreshments provided

Topics include:

  • Brain Health and Volunteering
  • Housing and Aging in Place
  • Active Living and Movement
  • Finding Resources For Yourself or a Loved One
  • Nutrition and Cooking on a Budget
Registration will open in September. For questions, email oraarp@aarp.org
Sponsored by: AARP-OR, Multnomah County, Portland State, OHSU, Natonal Hardford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence, and Elders in Action.

Building a community for all ages!
DATE:  October 16, 2015
TIME: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
PLACE: Warner Pacific College
2219 SE 68th Avenue ? Portland
Join us to learn about the progress of the Age-Friendly Portland initiative and how you can be a part of this  community engagement effort!
The event will feature Dr. Janet Taylor. Dr. Janet is a Community Psychiatrist in New York City. She is a frequent contributor to the CBS ” The Early Show,” NBC “The Today Show”, CNN, MSNBC and ABC.com’s regular webcast’, “Mom’s Get Real”, Her column in Family Circle magazine is titled, “Ask Dr. Janet”  She will be discussing a national perspective on the value of older adults as it relates to diversity, equity and inclusion. Registration will begins in September.  For questions, email info@eldersinaction.org
Sponsored by:  AARP-OR, Elders in Action, and PSU Institute on Aging.