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Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Belly Fat: Is that harmful to your health?

By Aloha Curves/Jenny Craig It’s the subject of many magazine articles on how to blast it away, but what is “belly fat” and why is having too much of it bad for you? Find out why holding extra weight in your mid-section can be detrimental to your health, and some simple ways you can reduce […]

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Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Life: Choosing a Care Facility, Part 1

By Joy Cote We decided that my Dad needed to move closer so I could be his health care advocate. Overwhelmed, and not knowing how to look for the kind of place that my Dad would need, I decided to make a list of needs and wants in a new living space. Here is a […]

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Beaverton Police Department: BPD welcomes 7 new officers

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Beaverton Police Department: BPD welcomes 7 new officers

By Police Staff The Beaverton Police Department (BPD) is pleased to welcome seven officers to the department. Jacob Kartchner is a lateral police officer from Hawaii and started here with BPD on March 5. Jonathan Basulto, Cindyjo Boungnavath, Joshua Croissant, Michael Gaskell, Kyle Sahnow, and Jacob Severson are all new officers and their first day […]

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Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Fire Camp for young women ages 16-20

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue: Fire Camp for young women ages 16-20

By Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Young Women Have Chance to Explore a Career as a Firefighter Applications are being accepted for the 10th annual Portland Metro Fire Camp for women ages 16 to 20. This free fire camp will be offered twice this summer on two weekends. Participants will learn what it takes to […]

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Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Pets are People Too: Dog Owners Can Help Prevent Dog Bites

By KPTV Staff When the weather heats up and the sun (finally) shines, more and more people are out and about with their dogs. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year that we typically see an increase in dog bites – most which would have been entirely preventable by the dog’s owner. Dog bite […]

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Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Ask The Beaverton Car Guy: Recommended Spring maintenance for your vehicle

By Larry “The Car Guy“ Ferguson Hello loyal Beaverton Readers, Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out via email and telephone. I appreciate the opportunity to be of assistance for all of your vehicle and automotive needs and questions. I received a call from a retired gentleman who was curious as to […]

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(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
(Dis)abilities + Work + Beaverton = No Problem! Do you remember your first job?

By Dirkse CC Team Do you remember your first job, how scared you were, how nervous it made you to put yourself out there and talk about yourself? Imagine interviewing when you experience a disability that affects your ability to process questions and communicate quickly and effectively; job interviews would certainly be a nightmare! This […]

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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 […]

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Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Health & Happiness: Learning from our mistakes

By Camille Keith April showers bring May flowers. This common saying is often used as a reminder that better things are to come. It also helps remind us that we often have to experience something we don’t like to get a result that we do want. Instead of thinking of a challenge as a problem, […]

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Senior Living: Engage at every age

| May 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Senior Living: Engage at every age

By Rhonda Kay Leonard President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May as Older American’s month in 1963. This month we celebrate the contributions older Americans make to Beaverton and surrounding communities. According the US Census Bureau, 12.7% of Beaverton’s population was age 65 or older in 2016, up from 10.7% in 2010. People in this age […]

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