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Beaverton Police Department: Summer sun can turn cars into ovens

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: Summer sun can turn cars into ovens

By Police Staff The sun is here, and that means we need to take prevention steps to avoid heatstroke in our children and pets. Cars can heat up quick! It is never okay to leave your children alone in a car for any reason. Even with temperatures in the mid-60s, the inside of your vehicle […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: TVF&R Offers Tips to Prevent Window Falls

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue As we welcome warmer summer weather, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue reminds parents, grandparents, and babysitters that window falls are preventable. Each year, window falls account for about eight deaths and more than 3,300 injuries to young children in the United States, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety […]

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Senior Living: UHS Receives Provider of Choice Award 2018 Best of Home Care

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: UHS Receives Provider of Choice Award 2018 Best of Home Care

By Rhonda Kay Leonard United Homecare Services has received the 2018 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The Provider of Choice Award is granted only to the top-ranking home care providers, based on client satisfaction scores gathered by Home Care Pulse, an independent satisfaction research firm for home […]

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Senior Living: Choosing a care facility, Part 2

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Choosing a care facility, Part 2

By Joy Cote Observing how the staff interacted with the residents and how the residents responded to the staff spoke volumes.  I saw caregivers sitting and talking with a resident taking care to engage in a genuine conversation.  Laughter and smiles could be seen on everyone we came into contact with from the maintenance person […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Two new faces give great service at Panera Bread

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Two new faces give great service at Panera Bread

By Michael Shareshian Friendly customer service seems to be a relic of a bygone era. As digital communications play an ever-increasing role in our everyday interactions, people helping people occurs less and less. Panera Bread at Cedar Hills Crossing does things differently. Luke Arnold and Katie Shipley do too. Luke, a graduate of the Beaverton […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Financial FRAUD is closer than a phone call

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Financial FRAUD is closer than a phone call

by Jan Asher The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that 90 percent of the perpetrators of financial fraud are family members or people the victims know well; most often their adult children: 58% family, 17% friend/neighbor, 15% caregiver, and 10% others. There are several reasons adult children become perpetrators: 1) history of past or […]

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Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Adding more movement to your life

By Camille Keith With the longer days of summer we may have more energy and more opportunities to spend time outside. We usually think of being active as having positive effects on our physical health, but it can also help improve mental health. When you’re feeling anxious you may have excess energy you’re not sure […]

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Business Spotlight: Lease with the option to buy

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Lease with the option to buy

By Marc Anthony The Portland Metro area is expected to continue to grow with continuing migration from California.  This presents a future where rental housing and house prices may be out of reach for many households.  There is a significant segment of the population who see the need to buy a home now and aren’t […]

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Beaverton Real Estate: Home prices rise, Buyers Seek Down Payment Options

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Real Estate: Home prices rise, Buyers Seek Down Payment Options

By Julia Carriott Think you need a large down payment to purchase a home? Think again. Even if you are not a first time homebuyer there are down payment options available. Two conventional home loans called HomeReady and Home Possible offer 3% down programs. With HomeReady, this program fits buyers who have low to moderate […]

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Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

| June 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton City News: Beaverton’s Neighborhood Program Selected as Finalist for Two National Awards

By City Staff Five Oaks Triple Creek Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) and Highland NAC have been selected for Neighborhoods USA, Neighborhood of the Year Awards for their creative efforts in communities. The Five Oaks Triple Creek NAC is a finalist for the Neighborhood of the Year Beautification Award for their restoration improvements in local parks. […]

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