October 26: “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto against Ageism” Book Reading and Discussion with Author Ashton Applewhite

Join us in partnership with Northeast Village PDX for this FREE event featuring live music, refreshments, and the opportunity to hear directly from author Ashton Applewhite who will read from and discuss her book, “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto against Ageism.”

This exciting event takes place Wednesday, October 26 from 3 to 5pm. To reserve your seat, please call us at 503-288-8303.

FREE Living Well with Chronic Conditions Starts October 6

This FREE 6-week workshop,developed by the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program and evaluated by Stanford University, is for people with asthma, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and other chronic health problems. It is designed to complement and enhance medical treatment and disease management.

The workshop, which will beĀ facilitated by Melissa Starr and Robert Hesslink, will take place on Thursdays from October 6 through November 10 from 10:30am to 1pm.

Please bring a sack lunch or sign up for the Meals on Wheels hot lunch. To register, please call us at 503-288-8303.

FREE Powerful Tools for Caregivers Support Group Workshop Starts October 4

This FREE workshop series, facilitated by Multnomah County, is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. Participants will learn about resources and techniques to help them cope with the many issues of self-care while caregiving.

The workshop begins Tuesday, October 4 and runs on Tuesdays through November 8 from 10 to 11:30am.

Please call 503-288-8303 to register.

September 23: Pizza Lunch and Movie (“Concussion”)

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Please join us FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, for pizza lunch at 11:30am (tickets go on sale at 9:30am) and “Concussion,” starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, and Albert Brooks, at 1pm.

For a suggested donation of $2, you’ll get a slice of pizza, salad, a beverage, and dessert. For an extra $1, you’ll get two slices of pizza.

“Concussion” is the story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, an accomplished pathologist from Pittsburgh, who uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. Suggested donation: $1