Elders in Action is the voice for older adults in the Portland metro area.

We amplify the voices and concerns of older adults through volunteer opportunities, education and advocacy.

We advocate for change in the areas of housing, elder abuse and exploitation, isolation and access to services.


  • Creates meaningful & impactful volunteer opportunities
  • Reduces social isolation and barriers through access to community resources
  • Is a force for change in the creation of policies and programs in our community


For nearly 50 years, Elders in Action has been a voice for older adults in the Portland metropolitan area. As our population ages and our social safety nets have been put at risk, it has never been more important to ensure that needs of older adults are recognized by the public and our legislative bodies.

When older adults are seen, valued and connected, life is better for people of all ages…