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Long Term Care Ombudsmen

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Long Term Care Ombudsmen

By Sally Carter Many people have never heard of Long Term Care Ombudsmen, but every state has them to protect the rights, needs, and dignity of adults living in licensed long term care facilities (nursing, assisted living, residential care, memory care and adult foster care homes). Oregon’s Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman uses […]

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Not Just For Seniors: What Are Universal Precautions And Why Should You Use Them?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: What Are Universal Precautions And Why Should You Use Them?

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Have you heard the term universal precautions? Universal Precautions are guidelines healthcare professionals follow to prevent the spread of infection, including influenza and other airborne diseases. It simply means using precautions when handling blood and other body fluids of ALL persons regardless of one’s knowledge of whether or not the person […]

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Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: No Squirrels Allowed

By Guaranteed Pest Control Here in the northwest squirrels are one of the most common form of backyard wildlife and many people enjoy feeding squirrels to get a better look at the playful antics and acrobatic activities that make them a delight to watch. Unfortunately, just like other forms of wildlife, squirrels can cause serious […]

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GRIT. The Ducks Proved They Have It, Do You?

| April 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
GRIT. The Ducks Proved They Have It, Do You?

As a University of Oregon Alumnus and avid sports fan, I have had serious heart palpitations during this season’s basketball season. While there have been many games where the Duck’s men’s basketball team easily had games in hand, I simply cannot remember a season with so many close call victories.  Many of them, coming from […]

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Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Allison, Super Kid!

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Super Kids: Meet Allison, Super Kid!

About Allison Allison Y. is a 10 year old 5th grader, attending St. Stephens Academy, a Classical Christian School located in Beaverton, OR. She has been attending Kumon for Reading and Math since she was 5 years old. She enjoys swimming and has graduated from The Children of the Sea swimming school when she was […]

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Literary Corner: Zeus and Bo and Fred and Joe and Co: A Collection of Animal Writings from The Writers’ Mill

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literary Corner: Zeus and Bo and Fred and Joe and Co: A Collection of Animal Writings from The Writers’ Mill

About the Story One day local author Sheila Deeth visited a fellow member of the Writers’ Mill and met two wonderful dogs called Zeus and Bo. This canine pair became the inspiration for Sheila’s book of children’s stories, Tails of Mystery, published by Linkville Press in Southern Oregon. Lots of Sheila’s stories began their lives […]

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Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Marquesas Islands

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Travel Beaverton & Beyond: Marquesas Islands

South Pacific Series This is a limited series on the islands of the South Pacific. Each month will feature one of the iconic islands of the beautiful South Pacific. Thanks to my special relationship with several south pacific wholesalers, we have the most comprehensive travel packages to any of the islands at great airfare and […]

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Beaverton Teen Talk: Should Middle Schoolers Be Dating?

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Teen Talk: Should Middle Schoolers Be Dating?

By Macy Montgomery (Grade 8) Breaking news! Just last week, during 6th grade lunch, Preston took a big step and asked Emma out after being dared by his best friend Tyrone. But then, tragedy struck! They broke up the same day! The next day came around and surprisingly Preston asked Emma out again. Emma was […]

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Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The Misconceptions of Parental Leniency

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Musings of a Beaverton Teen: The Misconceptions of Parental Leniency

By Emery Hanel (12th Grade) A recently published psychological study reveals that a strict parenting style is more likely to cultivate an environment in which a child will regularly lie. This is a consequence of the fact that they feel unsafe being honest with their parents. Philippa Perry, renowned author and psychotherapist, confirms that too […]

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The Care & Feeding of Your Home

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Care & Feeding of Your Home

And the Password Is… By “Handyman“ Bob Strong I have enough passwords in my life! Hello readers, I just had to create yet another over the weekend to access some training modules. I literally stared at the screen thinking, “I can CREATE a password, but can I REMEMBER it?” There should be an easier way. […]

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