Category Archives: education

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Technology: Not Just for the Chronologically Under Enriched

There’s a well known stereotype that says that older adults and technological advances don’t mix. Admittedly, some of us can be a bit change averse. If it ain’t completely 100% rusted out, doorstop-worthy broken, don’t fix it! Maybe it’s just that we’ve been around long enough to

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Tech Tuesday – Good and Bad of Health Technology

Technological advances are a great boon to helping seniors stay healthy – except when they’re not. Today’s Tech Tuesday roundup features two articles about a couple of exciting sci-tech breakthroughs….and one cautionary bit of advice about being careful which health related apps we choose. First up: a report

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Mentorship Monday – Agencies Aid Active Adults

Looking for mentorship opportunities in Oregon and Southwest Washington? There are many non-profit agencies whose mission is to pair skilled and interested older adults with either young people, or seniors in need of a little help and companionship. Senior Corps – Oregon Volunteers! Senior Corps connects

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Citizen Scientists Nurture Nature

Volunteer opportunities abound for local seniors interested in getting outside amidst the flora and fauna. Most everyone has heard of the Audubon Society and the important work they do with birds and other species. Here’s some information about how they welcome individuals who are interested