Tag Archives: hobbies

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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Virtual Adult Theatre Camp – Session 2

Curious about this art form called the Theatre, and how you might get involved? You’ve come to the right place! Welcome to the second session of the Busier Now (virtual) Theatre Camp for Dynamic Older Adults! Today we look at a few ways to ease

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SAGE Fetes Legacy Fellows

SAGE honors its 2016 Legacy Fellows and their innovative projects to strengthen our communities and create opportunity for the next generation. Thursday, June 23, starting at 6:30 pm in Portland, OR. Join Senior Advocates for Generational Equity for a fun and uplifting celebration of the

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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

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Tech Tuesday Tutorials: Skype

Keeping in touch with family and friends via phone has never been easier than it is today. But nothing brings people closer than being able to see each other’s faces as we catch up on our lives. Skype is a terrific tool for sharing a “next

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Better Health is Just a Few Steps Away!

Sometimes the most beneficial activities are the simplest. Did you know that there is more to be gained from walking than just heart health and weight control? This article by Phil Mutz (originally published on littlethings.com) describes some of the many other benefits to be had

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Talented Young Actor Opens the Door to Collaboration

Creativity knows no age barriers. In fact, when shared in a collaboration across generations, it can serve to blow the doors off any such notions! Here’s an opportunity to contribute to exciting projects curated by the multi-talented Joseph Gordon-Levitt and the creative team behind the Emmy