As reported in the Bend Bulletin on June 7th, Bend resident Robert Weed recently finished his final courses for a Bachelor of Science in liberal studies from Oregon State University-Cascades, nearly 70 years after taking his first stab at higher education at Oregon State in the 1950s. According to a university spokesperson, he is the…Read More →
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In the United States, more than 5 million individuals live with Alzheimer’s, and over 15 million people act as caregivers. Wearing a purple ribbon was established to bring awareness to the disease and to demonstrate support for all those in our lives affected by Alzheimer’s. The brain is a fascinating thing! Looking at the brain…Read More →
Meet the Council on Aging (CoA) May volunteer of the month. Michael is a member of our esteemed Board of Directors! Recently, we sat down with Michael to find out why he chose to give so much of his time to the CoA. Why do you volunteer for the Council on Aging? I was looking…Read More →