We connect older adults and their families to information & services to enhance quality of life as people age in Central Oregon. Call us today at (541) 678-5483.

Aging impacts us all

Whether you want help finding home care services, meal times at a senior center, a schedule for local Tia Chi classes, or facing a crisis with a parent or loved one, we are here to help. As a trusted resource since 1975, we provide unbiased information, resources and direct services to more than 15,000 older adults across Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties.

Upcoming Events

  • La Pine Summer BBQ

    The Council on Aging is cooking up a series of barbecues! Each event features tasty food, fun games (with prizes!), raffle items and great companionship. …

    Monday, July 29, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Rosland Campground
    16525 Burgess Rd
    La Pine, OR
  • Redmond Summer BBQ

    The Council on Aging is cooking up a series of barbecues! Each event features tasty food, fun games (with prizes!), raffle items and great companionship. …

    Friday, August 2, 2019 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Redmond Senior Center
    325 NW Dogwood Ave
    Redmond, OR
  • Madras Summer BBQ

    The Council on Aging is cooking up a series of barbecues! Each event features tasty food, fun games (with prizes!), raffle items and great companionship. …

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019 10:30 am - 2:00 pm Madras Senior Center
    860 SW Madison St
    Madras, OR
View All Upcoming Events ›

Explore Programs & Services

Find information and services for older adults provided by the Council on Aging and organizations in the tri-county region.

Get Our Resource Guide

Directions is our resource guide for older adults in Central Oregon. Get quick, easy access to listings of supportive services, emergency contacts, financial and legal services, recreational and social opportunities, and so much more.

Call us at (541) 678-5483 to request a free printed version or download a copy now.

Download a Copy

Our Impact in 2017-18

0 Meals on Wheels delivered
0 hours of home-care services funded
0 general inquiry calls answered

Stories

Life Happens

Life Happens

WHEN THE UNEXPECTED OCCURS TO YOU OR AN OLDER LOVED ONE Bob BaileyInformation and Referral Specialist As an Information and Referral specialist for the Council on Aging of Central Oregon, I interact with dozens of people each week. In fact, most of my new relationships begin when an older adult–or someone who cares for one–undergoes…

Read More
This Woman’s Work

This Woman’s Work

The Rewards—and Risks—of Caregiving for Mom Anni Hmalar With Mother’s Day approaching, I cannot help but think about the woman who brought me into this world and parented me. And I cannot help but recognize how with age and illness our roles have reversed. My expanded relationship with her, as a primary caregiver, has brought…

Read More
Read More