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Oregon Department of Transportation: Driving in the Rain

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Oregon Department of Transportation: Driving in the Rain

By ODOT Staff Rain can create dangerous driving conditions including reduced visibility, reduced traction between tires and the road, and less predictable car handling. When it’s raining, be cautious and give yourself more time to get where you are going. Also remember to: Slow down, especially through high water. Driving through several inches of water […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Who’s that Under the Hood? Cars Can Make Attractive Homes for Critters

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Who’s that Under the Hood? Cars Can Make Attractive Homes for Critters

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton Readers, This month, I am writing about Joan from Beaverton who called me asking about possible reasons for restricted air flow from her 2016 Toyota Hybrid’s heating/AC vents. She also reported that her ‘Service Engine’ and ‘Check Engine’ lights were on. Rats! At first I wasn’t so […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: District debuts array of outdoor fitness stations at Vista Brook Park

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: District debuts array of outdoor fitness stations at Vista Brook Park

by Bill Evans Working in the field for THPRD Park Maintenance, Mike Cero often notices park visitors using any apparatus they can find – soccer goals, park benches, play equipment and more – to assist their individual workout regimen. “Push-ups, pull-ups, box jumps,” he said, listing just a few of the exercises he sees people […]

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Health & Happiness: Resolutions or Re-Solutions?

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Resolutions or Re-Solutions?

By Claire Darling My favorite part of being a massage therapist is the problem solving. Curiosity about the root cause of an ailment helps me help others. I want people to feel better because the reason for the issue is resolving, not provide just a temporary distraction. What happens if we apply this logic to […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Abby, Employed at 5 Guys Burgers & Fries

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Meet Abby, Employed at 5 Guys Burgers & Fries

By Dirkse CC Team Abby Monger is a kind, outgoing 22-year-old from Beaverton with abounding enthusiasm for life. She enjoys watching movies, dancing and listening to her favorite music. She is also someone who experiences Asperger’s syndrome; commonly referred to as a milder form of Autism, a complex developmental disability. According to The Autism Society, […]

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Health & Happiness: Get fit! Lose Weight! Successful New Year’s Resolutions

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Get fit! Lose Weight! Successful New Year’s Resolutions

By Dr. Dan Miller Well, it’s that time of the year again. After months of overindulging in holiday treats, skipping exercise and of course stress, the idea of starting the New Year with healthy habits seems like a pie in the sky. Mmmmm, pie. See what I mean? There is hope! You can do this. […]

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Beaverton Senior Life: Laughter is the Best Medicine

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Senior Life: Laughter is the Best Medicine

By Rhonda Kay Leonard In my work at UHS, we aid and assist people at all stages of life, sometimes at the end of life. Times like that can feel serious and heavy; and surprisingly, they can be light and humorous.  I shared a funny moment recently with a client whose battle with cancer has […]

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Health & Happiness: New Hope for Cognitive Decline

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: New Hope for Cognitive Decline

By Jennifer Means, ND, LAC Did you know that Alzheimer’s affects one in ten Americans over the age of 65? I recently attended a seminar on cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s with Dr. Dale Bredesen, author of The End of Alzheimer’s. It was an “aha” weekend – looking at this complex, devastating medical condition that leads […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Non-profit Grocery Delivery Service, Store to Door

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Non-profit Grocery Delivery Service, Store to Door

  By BCOA member In November, a representative from Store to Door gave a presentation to the Beaverton Committee on Aging. Store to Door is a non-profit grocery delivery service specifically designed to meet the needs for seniors and people with disabilities.  The business was founded in 1989 when a handful of people living in […]

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Community Spotlight: Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals

| January 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Community Spotlight: Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals

By OFOSA Staff Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals is downsizing. Due to zoning difficulties with Washington County and financial concerns, the little yellow house with the big dog bone on the front at 4240 SW 185th Avenue in Aloha is now closed as of the end of December. The shelter has been in operation at […]

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