Category Archives: Communication

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SAGE Presents Give Forward Workshop

Saturday March 11, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 5:30 PM PST, at Overlook House Back by popular demand, SAGE is excited to offer our Give Forward Workshop. Attendees will explore strategies for making a positive difference in the world, with emphasis on bringing life to your

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Retiring or Retooling? – 5 lessons from Year One

Looking back at the lessons learned about the lives and lifestyles of local older adults.  January marks the one year anniversary of Busier Now. Though the roll out has been gradual and it will always be a work in progress, this seems like a good

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Generational Labels – Do Exceptions Prove the Rules?

For some reason this morning finds me waxing philosophical. There, you’ve been forewarned. Perhaps this bout of navel gazing was brought about by too many cups of coffee. More likely it was spurred by a couple of articles I happened upon recently that deal with

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Musical Mentors Make Memories

by Tim Hill “Musick has Charms to sooth a savage Breast.” So goes one of the most oft misquoted sayings around. Originally penned by William Congreve as the first line in his play The Mourning Bride (1697), the phrase, or a variation of it, is

Pokémon Go! for Seniors: Fad, Folly or Fun?

“Get off my lawn!” So goes the cliché we so often hear of seniors berating members of the younger generation for real or perceived transgressions. But recently a cell phone based game app called Pokémon Go! has leveled the playing field, giving folks of all

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Theatre By and For Seniors – Virtual Camp Week 3

Welcome back Campers! Last session we looked at ways to nibble around the edges of the local Theatre scene as an audience member,  getting a feel for who produces what and which companies a new or returning Thespian might aspire work with. This time we’ll

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Bikes for Humanity PDX Offers Easy Way to Keep the Wheels Spinning!

Portland-Vancouver has long enjoyed a reputation as one of most bicycle friendly metropolitan areas in the country, and even the world. An overall appreciation for outdoor activities, a strong concern for reducing carbon emissions, hundreds of miles of bike trails and dedicated street lanes, and

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SAGE Legacy Fellowships Nurture Leaders

Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself to make the world a better place? Has the kernel of an idea crossed your mind – a project that you’re sure would help our local community, but you just didn’t know where to start? Maybe you are