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Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Make May more about mom

By Dr. Bryen Bell Sunshine, flowers, and the end of school! May is an exciting time full of sunshine and adventures. This month also brings a day dedicated to showing our love and appreciation for all of the moms in our lives. Often, Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to treat our moms to something […]

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Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig It’s the subject of many magazine articles on how to blast it away, but what is “belly fat” and why is having too much of it bad for you? Find out why holding extra weight in your mid-section can be detrimental to your health, and some simple ways you can reduce […]

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Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

By Joy Cote We decided that my Dad needed to move closer so I could be his health care advocate. Overwhelmed, and not knowing how to look for the kind of place that my Dad would need, I decided to make a list of needs and wants in a new living space. Here is a […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out via email and telephone. I appreciate the opportunity to be of assistance for all of your vehicle and automotive needs and questions. I received a call from a retired gentleman who was curious as to […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

By Dirkse CC Team Do you remember your first job, how scared you were, how nervous it made you to put yourself out there and talk about yourself? Imagine interviewing when you experience a disability that affects your ability to process questions and communicate quickly and effectively; job interviews would certainly be a nightmare! This […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Let food be your medicine

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Let food be your medicine

by Hilary Greenebaum, PhD My husband, Howard’s, heart attack started us on a whole food, plant based journey. I’m grateful for the opportunity to make adjustments to our lifestyle before it was too late. The Heart Attack that launched a new life! It was April 2005, a slushy, cold spring in Colorado. To make a […]

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Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

By Camille Keith April showers bring May flowers. This common saying is often used as a reminder that better things are to come. It also helps remind us that we often have to experience something we don’t like to get a result that we do want. Instead of thinking of a challenge as a problem, […]

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Senior Living: Engage at every age

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Engage at every age

By Rhonda Kay Leonard President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May as Older American’s month in 1963. This month we celebrate the contributions older Americans make to Beaverton and surrounding communities. According the US Census Bureau, 12.7% of Beaverton’s population was age 65 or older in 2016, up from 10.7% in 2010. People in this age […]

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City News: Beaverton named award finalist, All-America City

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
City News: Beaverton named award finalist, All-America City

By City Staff The National Civic League has announced its list of finalists for the 2018 All-America City (AAC) Award. Beaverton was selected as one of 20 finalists, and the only Oregon city to make this year’s list. This year’s award, which will ultimately be given to 10 cities, celebrates and recognizes communities that engage […]

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Community Submission: Rotifer the Rat, A true story

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Rotifer the Rat, A true story

by Judith Liggett The beginning of Rotifer’s life was inauspicious. As a matter of fact, the first time Carol met him, he was being held by the tail pursuant to being flushed down the toilet. This was not because Rotifer was a research rat. He had been bought by the manufacturer of the copper enamel […]

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