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Oregon Senior Centers

Senior Citizens Center Albany OR 97321 541-917-7760
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Albany OR 97321 541-917-4476
Senior and Disability Services – Albany Albany OR 97322 800-638-0510
Senior Citizens Program-Ashland Ashland OR 97520 541-488-5342
Astoria Senior Center Astoria OR 97103 503-325-3231
Northwest Senior And Disability Services Astoria OR 97103 503-458-6888
Community Connection Of Baker County Baker City OR 97814 541-523-6591
Senior Activity Centers Bandon OR 97411 541-347-4131
Golden Years Solutions Bend OR 97701 541-330-0805
Bend Senior Center Bend OR 97702 541-388-1133
Boardman Senior Citizen Inc Boardman OR 97818 541-481-3257
Senior Activity Centers Brookings OR 97415 541-469-6822
Brownsville Senior Center Brownsville OR 97327 541-466-5935
Information & Referral Services Burns OR 97720 541-573-6024
Harney County Senior Citizen Center Burns OR 97720 541-573-6024
Camas Senior Center Camas Wa 98607-2048 360/834-3125
Canby Adult Center Canby OR 97013 503-266-2970
Illinois Valley Senior Center Cave Junction OR 97523 541-592-6888
Central Point Senior Citizens Central Point OR 97502 541-664-4933
Concepts In Community Living Clackamas OR 97015 503-255-4647
Coos Bay Senior Center Coos Bay OR 97420 541-269-2626
Senior Activity Centers Coos Bay OR 97420 541-269-2626
Senior Citizens Center Coquille OR 97423 541-396-5208
Senior Citizens Center Of Corvallis Corvallis OR 97330 541-766-6959
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program/RSVP Corvallis OR 97330 541-753-9197
Grace Center For Adult Day Services Corvallis OR 97330 541-754-8417
Senior & Disabled Services Cottage Grove OR 97424 541-682-7800
Senior Center Cottage Grove OR 97424 541-942-8751
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Dallas OR 97338 503-623-6232
Dallas Senior Center Dallas OR 97338 503-623-8554
Eagle Point Senior Center Eagle Point OR 97524 541-826-9404
Estacada Senior Community Center Estacada OR 97023 503-630-7454
PeaceHealth Senior Services Eugene OR 97401 541-687-6234
Senior & Disabled Services Eugene OR 97401 541-342-3515
Senior Companion Program Eugene OR 97401 541-683-8043
ElderCare Resources Inc Eugene OR 97401 541-344-7712
Campbell Senior Center Eugene OR 97401 541-682-5318
Alpine Specialty Care Community & Cottages Eugene OR 97402 541-689-3900
Kaufman Senior Center Eugene OR 97402 541-342-1881
Petersen Barn Community Center Eugene OR 97402 541-682-5521
Southtowne Living Center Eugene OR 97405 541-683-3618
Eugene Good Samaritan Center Eugene OR 97405 541-687-9211
A Better Free Senior Living Referral Placement Service Eugene OR 97405 541-685-1533
PeaceHealth Senior Services Eugene OR 97405 541-342-6611
Elderberry Square Florence OR 97439 541-902-8821
Senior & Disabled Services Florence OR 97439 541-902-9430
Boosters Senior Center Florence OR 97439 541-997-8844
Forest Grove Senior Service Center Forest Grove OR 97116 503-357-7910
Gold Beach Senior Center Inc Gold Beach OR 97444 541-247-7506
Senior & Disability Services Office Grants Pass OR 97526 541-474-3110
Heppner St Patrick’s Senior Center Heppner OR 97836 541-676-9030
Hermiston Senior Center Hermiston OR 97838 541-567-3582
Washington County Council On Aging Conservatorship Committee Hillsboro OR 97123 503-846-8611
Hood River Valley Adult Center-Senior Center Hood River OR 97031 541-386-2060
Food Clothing Shelter & Public Assistance Hood River OR 97031 541-386-1050
Stokes Landing Senior Center Irrigon OR 97844 541-922-3603
Jacksonville Senior Center Jacksonville OR 97530 541-899-7492
Viking Sal Senior Center Junction City OR 97448 541-998-1556
Senior & Disabled Services Junction City OR 97448 541-998-8445
Keizer Salem Area Senior Ctr Keizer OR 97303 503-390-7441
Mid-Northeast Senior Services Agency Keizer OR 97303 800-469-8772
Northwest Senior & Disability Services Keizer OR 97303 503-304-3400
Senior Solutions Klamath Falls OR 97601 541-884-8140
Klamath Basin Senior Citizens Council Klamath Falls OR 97603 541-883-7171
Lapine Senior Center La Pine OR 97739 541-536-6237
Lake Oswego Adult Community Center Lake Oswego OR 97034 503-635-3758
Senior Activity Centers Lakeside OR 97449 541-759-3819
Lake County Senior Citizens Lakeview OR 97630 541-947-4966
Lincoln City Senior Center Lincoln City OR 97367 541-994-2722
North West Senior and Disability Services McMinnville OR 97128 503-472-4214
Help Now! Advocacy Center Medford OR 97501 541-732-1911
All Care Medford OR 97501 541-857-9195
Medford Senior Center Medford OR 97501 541-773-8645
Senior Services Office Medford OR 97504 541-776-6222
Foster Grandparent Program Medford OR 97504 541-857-7780
Rogue Valley Manor Retired And Senior Volunteer Program Medford OR 97504 541-857-7780
Providence Senior Services/Lifeline/Medivan Medford OR 97504 541-732-5468
Medford Senior Center Medford OR 97504 541-772-2273
Canyon Senior Center Mill City OR 97360 503-897-4176
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Monmouth OR 97361 503-838-2084
Sherman County Senior Center Moro OR 97039 541-565-3191
Northwest Senior and Disability Service Mount Angel OR 97362 503-845-9464
Mt Angel Community Service Center Mount Angel OR 97362 503-845-6998
Myrtle Point Activity Center Myrtle Point OR 97458 541-572-3151
North West Senior and Disability Services Newberg OR 97132 503-538-1490
Chehalem Valley Senior Citizen Newberg OR 97132 503-538-7433
Newport Senior Activity Center Newport OR 97365 541-265-9617
North Bend Senior Activity Center North Bend OR 97459 541-756-7622
North Plains Senior Citizens Center North Plains OR 97133 503-647-5666
Nyssa Senior Citizen Center Nyssa OR 97913 541-372-5660
Senior & Disabled Services Oakridge OR 97463 541-782-4726
Willamette Activity Center Oakridge OR 97463 541-782-2192
Ontario Senior Citizens’ Center Ontario OR 97914 541-889-5450
Malheur Council On Aging Ontario OR 97914 541-889-7651
Senior Citizens Council Of Clackamas County Inc Oregon City OR 97045 503-657-1366
Senior Center Oregon City OR 97045 503-657-8287
Kiawanda Senior Community Center Pacific City OR 97135 503-965-7900
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Pacific City OR 97135 503-965-7900
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Pendleton OR 97801 541-278-5669
Pendleton Senior Center Pendleton OR 97801 541-276-5303
Philomath Area Senior Citizens Assoc Philomath OR 97370 541-929-6754
Senior Activity Centers Port Orford OR 97465 541-332-5771
Spectrum Elder Services Inc Portland OR 97005 503-646-3800
Gresham Senior Center Portland OR 97030 503-988-4870
Elderhostel Portland Portland OR 97222 503-786-8080
Tigard Senior Center Portland OR 97223 503-620-4613
All About Seniors Portland OR 97267 503-659-3815
Senior Activity Centers Powers OR 97466 541-439-3861
Powers Senior Activity Center Powers OR 97466 541-439-3861
Prairie City Senior Citizens Center Prairie City OR 97869 541-820-4100
Soroptimists Senior Center Prineville OR 97754 541-447-6844
Rainer Senior Center Rainier OR 97048 503-556-3889
Cascade East Ride Center Redmond OR 97756 541-385-8680
Redmond Senior Council Redmond OR 97756 541-504-9410
Lower Umpqua Senior Center Reedsport OR 97467 541-271-4884
Senior Services-Roseburg Roseburg OR 97470 541-440-3580
Services For Persons With Disabilities Roseburg OR 97470 541-673-0632
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program Saint Helens OR 97051 503-397-5655
Saint Helens Senior Center Saint Helens OR 97051 503-397-3377
Northwest Senior & Disability Services Salem OR 97301 503-370-4307
Mid-Northeast Senior Services Agency Salem OR 97301 503-304-3400
South Salem Senior Center Salem OR 97306 503-588-0748
Sandy Senior Center Sandy OR 97055 503-668-5569
Scappoose Senior Citizens Center Scappoose OR 97056 503-543-7977
Senior Citizens’ Information Service Seaside OR 97138 503-738-7393
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Seaside OR 97138 503-738-5191
Chisholm Bob Comm Senior Ctr Seaside OR 97138 503-738-7393
North West Senior & Disability Services Sheridan OR 97378 503-843-2000
Grand Sheramina Community Services Sheridan OR 97378 503-843-3133
Sherwood Senior Community Center Sherwood OR 97140 503-625-5644
Northwest Senior and Disability Service Silverton OR 97381 503-873-6906
Silverton Area Seniors Center Silverton OR 97381 503-873-3093
Willamalane Adult Activity Center Springfield OR 97477 541-736-4444
Senior & Disabled Services Springfield OR 97477 541-682-4038
Elderhealth & Living Springfield OR 97478 541-747-4858
Stanfield Senior Citizens Stanfield OR 97875 541-449-1332
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Stayton OR 97383 503-769-7995
Mid Northeast Senior Citizen’s Service Stayton OR 97383 503-769-6174
Senior Citizens Center Inc Sweet Home OR 97386 541-367-4775
Crooked River Ranch Senior Center Terrebonne OR 97760 541-504-8236
Oregon State Senior Services The Dalles OR 97058 541-298-4114
Senior Center Mid Columbia the The Dalles OR 97058 541-296-4788
Peninsula Senior Center Tigard OR 97203 503-289-8208
Courtyard Senior Living Tigard OR 97206 503-772-9795
Hollywood Senior Center Tigard OR 97212 503-288-8303
NW Senior Management Services Inc Tigard OR 97213 503-282-9926
Elder Mediation Services Tigard OR 97213 503-233-9033
Aging With Ease LLC Tigard OR 97214 503-232-5494
Encore Senior Living Tigard OR 97220 503-261-6100
Milwaukie Senior Multi-Purpose Community Center Tigard OR 97222 503-653-8100
Episcopal Senior Living Services Inc Tigard OR 97222 503-654-2577
Oregon Alliance Of Senior Tigard OR 97223 503-684-3788
Portland City of Disabled Recreation-V Tty Tigard OR 97232 503-823-4328
Rose Center For Seniors Tigard OR 97232 503-239-1221
Mid-Willamete Valley Senior Service Agency Tillamook OR 97141 503-842-9660
Northwest Senior and Disability Services Tillamook OR 97141 503-842-9660
Senior Citizens Drop In Center Tillamook OR 97141 503-842-4511
Foster Grandparents Program Tillamook OR 97141 503-842-4209
Tualatin-Durham Senior Citizens Center Tualatin OR 97062 503-692-6767
City of Ukiah Senior Center Ukiah OR 97880 541-427-3012
Senior & Disabled Services Veneta OR 97487 541-935-2262
Vernonia Senior Citizens Vernonia OR 97064 503-429-3912
South Lincoln Community Center Waldport OR 97394 541-563-3042
Community Connection of NE Oregon Inc Wallowa OR 97885 541-886-8971
Hoodland Senior Center Welches OR 97067 503-622-3331
NorthWest Senior And Disability Service Woodburn OR 97071 503-981-3470
Mid-Northeast Senior Services Agency Woodburn OR 97071 503-981-5138

Source: 55 Community Guide.com

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Young surgeons face special concerns

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A study has found that young, less-experienced surgeons made major surgical mistakes almost half the time during a “simulated” gall bladder removal when they were distracted by noises, questions, conversation or other commotion in the operating room.


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Clinical trials show daily multivitamin reduces cancer risk

CORVALLIS, Ore. – One of the largest, longest, placebo-controlled clinical trials ever done on the use of a daily multivitamin/mineral to prevent cancer in men has shown a remarkable 8 percent drop in overall cancers during a 13-year study period – findings that may have repercussions on health care around the world.


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Piano and Pie

Michael Allen Harrison performs in a benefit concert. The Piano & Pie event offers an evening of good food and great music, while supporting local music education


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Portland Parks & Recreation Announces Grand Opening of City’s 46th Community Garden

The celebration will take place on Saturday, March 9 from 12pm-1pm. The Helensview Community Garden is the 46th garden in the network of community gardens managed by the City


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New opportunities for avocational learners

The NW Film Center wants to let boomers know about some wonderful classroom experiences available at the School of Film this winter.


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DoveBowl, a fundraiser benefiting DoveLewis

Join us for a fun, family-friendly bowling fundraiser benefiting DoveLewis! All proceeds will benefit the DoveLewis Unrestricted Fund


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Plant Sale Scholls Womens Club

Thousands of plants to choose from! Fruit trees, flowering trees, shrubs, perennials, ground cover, assorted berries, azaleas, rhododendrons, vegetables, herbs and much more.


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2013 Annual Tulip Fest

Our favorite time of year is when the tulips bloom! There is nothing like the colors of our tulip fields in the spring


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Business magazine editor to head children’s institute

PORTLAND — Oregon Business magazine editor-in-chief Robin Doussard has resigned her position to become Director of Communications for The Children’s Institute, a Portland-based nonprofit dedicated to improving the odds for Oregon’s at-risk children.


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Sisters meal site offers services

Sisters meal site offers a variety of services including lunch, a foot care clinic, exercise sessions and bingo.


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Redmond Police join online crime mapping effort

The Redmond Police Department (RPD) is participating in an online crime mapping program that will allow residents to input their address and view crime statistics for their area. The RAIDS Online site is free to the public and includes optional email updates.


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Frail elderly more likely to be food insufficient

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity – scientifically categorized as “frail” – are five times more likely to report that they often don’t have enough to eat, defined as “food insufficiency,” than older adults who were not frail.


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