BRG Advertisers
BRG Cover Photo

Tag: Beaverton Committee on Aging

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: Do You Sometimes Struggle to Hear?

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Do You Sometimes Struggle to Hear?

By Hillary Greenebaum You are not alone! Hearing loss is an invisible disability and there are more of us who suffer from it than you might expect. Did you know that: One in five Americans ages 12 and older has hearing loss in at least one ear. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: Loneliness

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Loneliness

By Suzanne VanSlyke There are many types of changes our aging population experience; some have been expected, some have not. Memory lapses, diminished strength, and balance concerns continue to be the most expected changes. Recent studies show that many older adults are experiencing an equally concerning change, one that creeps up on you – it’s […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Disposing of Unused Medication

By Jessica Brzuskiewicz What can we do with our expired, or unused medications? Proper disposal of medications helps keep them from entering the environment through wastewater or run off, and helps keep family, friends, or neighbors safe by preventing diversion. The Beaverton Police Department has a secure drop box for prescriptions and over-the-counter medications available […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: Tips for Surviving the Summer

| July 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Tips for Surviving the Summer

by Cathy Doyle As we indulge in summer activities all around Beaverton we need to take extra measures to keep safe, especially when having fun in the summer sun. Here are a few health tips to get you through. Drink plenty of liquids. Stay hydrated by drinking eight or more 8-ounce glasses of water per […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: Saving Lives

| June 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: Saving Lives

By Jo Anne Baumann Every day on average, two Oregonians commit suicide and nationally, someone gives up the fight nearly every 12 minutes. This article is to educate people on knowing who is at risk, the warning signs of someone in crisis and how you can help save a life. Who’s to say what it […]

Continue Reading

Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Events

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Committee on Aging: BCOA Events

By BCOA Staff Author to Speak at Viva Village Event Saturday, May 6th 1pm-3pm FREE EVENT! The BCOA has partnered with Viva Village, Village Without Walls and River West Village to present local author, Marcy Houle co-author of The Gift of Caring. Ms. Houle’s presentation will highlight her personal journey of caring for her aging […]

Continue Reading

BRG Advertisers
Omega Gymnastics