According to a national study, 2.6 million older adults were victims of identity theft in 2014. Yet only 1 in 44 cases of financial abuse is reported. University of Portland Professor Kevin Jones will raise awareness, inspire action and provide resources to the audience on Tuesday, June 25, at 1pm. To register, please call 503-288-8303.
Sherry Johnston, a docent from Oregon Historical Society, will give a talk on the “Father of Oregon” Monday, June 24, at 12:30pm titled “Dr. John McLaughlin: Power, Heart, Troubled Waters.” John McLaughlin is a man whose fascinating life shows us how human frailties, ruggesd fur trade politics, and fragile power create a story of success and failure living side by side. To register for the talk, please call 503-288-8303.
You are never too old to join the Peace Corps! Whether you are a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) or someone who would like to serve for the first time, stop by the info session on Monday, June 24, at 9:30am. Learn how to see the world and make a difference.
Join the party every Friday afternoon (except June 28 and July 5) and dance to your favorite Latin tunes in Hollywood Senior Center’s new ZUMBA GOLD class, led by Deb Karavias. Drop-ins welcome.
On Tuesday, June 18, meet the RideWise ride ambassador at 10:30am in the Hollywood Senior Center lobby and then head to the Oregon Historical Society (OHS) to see the FREE “The Beatles” exhibit. The ride ambassador will hand out FREE transportation passes and guide you on your journey to OHS. Meet new friends and learn about how one of the world’s top bands “invaded” the U.S. and made such an impact on music and culture.
Please join us Wednesday, June 12, from 8 to 9pm at Hollywood Senior Center for a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event. Featured speakers will be Oregon Attorney Ellen Rosenblum, Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw, U.S. Attorney Billy Williams, and Director of APD Ashley Carson-Cottingham. Refreshments will be served.
Share your legacy!
This supportive 12-week program lets you use creative arts and writing to capture your unique life experiences. By creating an illustrated bound book containing an individual’s story, participants will reflect, engage and learn with other seniors, professional writer and artists. This free program, at the Hollywood Senior Center, Tuesdays, June 11-August 27, 1:00-3:00 PM, offers an opportunity to honor experiences, share wisdom, observations and insights, and creatively document a lasting legacy for future generations. Please call 503-288-8303 to register for this incredible opportunity. Sponsored by the Geezer Gallery.
Join us for an evening of storytelling across generations and experiences in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Stonewall at the Hollywood Senior Center, Saturday, June 8, 7:00-9:00 PM. Aging advocate and master storyteller Paul Iarrobino of Our Bold Voices will host this special evening benefiting the Trevor Project (thetrevorproject.org) and the Hollywood Senior Center.
$10 per ticket: buy tickets at bit/y/pbv.generations-of-pride. Visit https://www.ourboldvoices.com for more information.
Curious about how Portland’s villages work? Come to the Hollywood Senior Center Tuesday, June 11, 10:00-11:30 am and learn the benefits of joining and/or volunteering at Northeast Village PDX. Have all your questions answered and meet current members. Please call the at 503-288-8303 to reserve a spot.
National University of Natural Medicine’s Kendra offers FREE hour-long nutrition consultations Mondays June 10 and June 17. Please call the Hollywood Senior Center, 503-288-7374, to make a hour long appointment with Kendra, between 8:30-11:00am.