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Community Submission: Health Insurance Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1st

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Health Insurance Open Enrollment begins Nov. 1st

By Christopher Levesque Open Enrollment ONLY comes once a year, November 1st through December 15th, 2017 for a plan effective date 01/01/2018. If you do not enroll in a QHP (qualified health plan) at this time you will not be able to enroll in an individual health plan in 2018, unless you have a “special […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Disability Inclusion in the Workplace

By Dirkse CC Team On Thursday morning, October 19th, 2017, more than 100 business professionals spanning 14 industry sectors gathered at NIKE WHQ for Amplify! – an event centered around National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Participants were inspired by the keynote speaker, Dr. Richard Pimentel, a nationally renowned expert on disability management, job recruitment, job […]

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Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Ask the Beaverton Car Guy: Important Car Maintenance Tips for Fall

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello Beaverton readers! Driving safely during the fall months requires more than just cautious driving behavior. Your car also needs some attention. Here are 10 practical tips to help get your car ready for fall. Check the brakes and tires. Inclement weather require good stopping power. That means good […]

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Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District: Connecting People, Parks and Nature: THPRD earns accreditation as one of the nation’s best park providers

by Bill Evans Talk about a September to remember: THPRD staff received confirmation late in the month that their park district is one of the best in the U.S. Approval by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) on Sept. 25 means THPRD is one of only 155 agencies nationally – less […]

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Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: 25 Habits That Happy Women Practice, Part 2: Habits 7-15

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 9 more. Challenge yourself to practice these habits: Wake up […]

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Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Not Just For Seniors: UHS Celebrates Family Caregiver Month in November

By Rhonda Kay Leonard Did you know that 80%-90% of all caregiving is provided by non-paid family members? United Homecare Services honors all those individuals who help their disabled friends, parents and neighbors with activities of daily living. Here are ways you care “Around the Clock”, this year’s theme designated by the Caregiver Action Network: […]

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Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Business Spotlight: Independent Living & Living Independently

By The Tiber Group Important Elements to an Active Life Aging is a concept we are all familiar with, more than simply growing old it is the inevitable changes that seem to challenge us the most as we move ahead in life. One of the most important elements is ensuring that we continue to live […]

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Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon (Part 1)

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Caregiver Support in Oregon (Part 1)

By Lou Weisberg More than 20 million people in the United States are providing unpaid assistance to older adults with care needs (excluding those living in nursing homes). Nearly a quarter of caregivers are now millennials, and about one third of caregivers have a full-time job. Additionally, the overwhelming majority of care for older relatives […]

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Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Community Submission: Solutions for Stress & Anxiety

By Dr. Byren Bell Everyone knows the feeling. Your muscles tighten up, each breath is shorter than the last, and your blood starts to boil. Task after task, list after list, it feels like you don’t even know what to do or where in the world to start. Stress and anxiety are nearly unavoidable in […]

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KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

| November 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
KPTV FOX Channel 12: Why Live in Beaverton?

By KPTV Staff Money magazine has picked Beaverton as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The annual rankings for 2017 featured Beaverton at number 12. The rankings are based on places with populations between 10,000 and 100,000. After different factors were taken into account, there were 2,400 qualifying locations. Those places […]

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