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 are facing a crisis with a parent or loved one, or need assistance navigating the aging experience, we are here to help. As a trusted resource since 1975, we provide unbiased information, referrals and direct services to more than 10,000 older adults across Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties.

Upcoming Events

  • SHIBA New Volunteer Training

    Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding volunteer opportunity? The Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) program is offering a 2-day training in Bend…

    Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - Thursday, June 20, 2019 Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC)
    334 NE Hawthorne Avenue
    Bend, OR
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Find information and services for older adults provided by the Council on Aging and organizations in the tri-county region.

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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.

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Our Impact in 2017-18

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Suicide and Older Adults: Protecting Those At Risk

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