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THPRD: Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Park district is honored for support of people experiencing disabilities

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
THPRD: Connecting People, Parks & Nature: Park district is honored for support of people experiencing disabilities

By Bob Wayt The Edwards Center has presented THPRD with its Employment Award for more than three decades of providing job opportunities to adults with developmental disabilities. The announcement was made in Portland as part of the Edwards Center’s 11th annual awareness-building and fundraising luncheon. According to Georgia Lampros, development director for the Edwards Center, […]

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Health & Happiness: Holiday Greetings from Your Body

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Holiday Greetings from Your Body

By Claire Darling Dear Friend, You speak of self-care. Do some! I know. You want to stay up late singing Carols, writing holiday cards, vacuuming the house, but your body, (that’s me) needs serious SLEEP so I can whack the viruses that go around. You want to eat this cookie but I’m already busy balancing […]

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Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 3: Habits 15-25

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 3: Habits 15-25

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig Curves is celebrating its 25th Birthday and the strong women who make it such a great community. In honor of the occasion, we’re sharing 25 habits that happy women practice. Last month we gave you six and for November, here are 10 more. Challenge yourself to practice these habits: Ask for […]

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Senior Talk: Emergency Preparation, Get Ready Now

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Senior Talk: Emergency Preparation, Get Ready Now

By Rhonda Kay Leonard As winter months approach, bad weather is bound to hit. Bad weather can lead to power outages and impassible roads. Now is the time to get ready! FEMA recommends getting ready in three easy steps: Get a kit: Basic supplies should include water, food, battery-powered or hand crank radio, flashlight and […]

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Business Spotlight: Digital Creations

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Digital Creations

By Kelly Ryan We all have a story to tell and to pass onto future generations. Over the years I’ve learned how to take complex messages and simplify with videos, images, graphics and presentations that speak a universal language and make a great impression. As a Mom, Wife, Sister and Daughter, I am committed to […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon, Part 2

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon, Part 2

By Lou Weisberg In Oregon the Aging Disability Resource Connection (ADRC), is the local government agency tasked with providing information for caregivers on caregiving resources and services in the community, and help getting local services including home-delivered meals, transportation, legal assistance, counseling, and training: https://www.adrcoforegon.org/consite/index.php Other services include respite care options for temporary relief such […]

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Business Spotlight: Naga – Martial Arts & Self Defense

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Naga – Martial Arts & Self Defense

By Silvia Smart Community, formerly Tulen Center, in the heart of downtown Beaverton, has rebranded. Owners Silvia Smart and Jeff Denson are proud to unveil their new website, the creation of which was a true labor of love. At Naga, you’ll find far more than a kick-n-punch school, you’ll discover a rich community of practitioners […]

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Health & Happiness: Moxabustion: Feel the Burn

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Moxabustion: Feel the Burn

By Maddy Chavez All too often people come into our office due to pain that is a result of injury from their past. If an old injury doesn’t properly heal it can lead to degeneration and pain and make you more susceptible to arthritis. When you first incur an injury, you can save yourself a […]

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PGE Update: Educating Customers on Utility Scams

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
PGE Update: Educating Customers on Utility Scams

By PGE Staff Many utility customers throughout Oregon are being targeted by impostor utility scams. Scammers typically use phone and in-person tactics to target these customers. Scammers pose as electric or natural gas company employees, and threaten customers with disconnection if they fail to make an immediate payment — typically using a prepaid card or […]

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Health & Happiness: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

By Dr. Byren Bell As Thanksgivings rolls around, so do the buttered croissant rolls, and the gravy, and a little extra dessert for good measures. Shopping for one gift turns into two gifts, and pretty quickly you are looking to simply knock out the whole family in one sitting. Soon enough we find ourselves lost […]

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