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Portland Oregon
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Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County. It is a major port in the Willamette Valley region of the Pacific Northwest, at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers.

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are local aging programs that provide information and services on a range of assistance for older adults and those who care for them. By contacting your local agency you get access to critical information including:

  1. Available services in your area, Mobility assistance programs, meal plans & housing, Assistance in gaining access to services, Individual counseling, support groups and caregiver training, respite care, supplemental services, on a limited basis.

  2.  Facilitating an online forum where caregivers can share their experience and learn from others by asking questions, giving answers, or participating in a group discussion.

  3. Helping caregivers find and compare local service providers like elder law attorneys, in-home care companies and senior housing options.

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I have worked in the past with elderly and disabled individuals. My degree was in psychology, and I spent the first 15 years of my career working with disabled,traumatic brain injury clients, and at risk kids and adults.

I find great joy and working in this field, and am looking to pursue my social work degree.

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We live in an exceptional community, perhaps the finest we've ever experienced as a family—my wife, daughter, and I. Our neighbors are remarkably warm and friendly, and the area boasts numerous amenities such as schools, parks, gyms, libraries, and more. The average age range in our neighborhood spans from 35 to 75 years old

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This is more of an industrial than residential area. There are no close stores nearby, although the Trimet bus system is very close.

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There's localized community resources such as a library, grocery stores, bus routes, But it's also very hilly in general which may be challenging for those with mobility issues. There could also be more meet up places for social engagement.

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