When asking people to describe Medicare or Medicaid, most people are at best not sure and at worst confused. Let’s start with Medicare. It’s a federal insurance program available for most people over 65 regardless of income, younger people with disabilities, and dialysis patients. Medicaid is an assistance program. It serves low-income people of all…Read More →
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Our goal is to offer services that make it possible for Central Oregon seniors to “age in place” in their homes and communities.
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We’re a trusted resource who older adults and their families can come to in order to find help and answers to their questions about aging.
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Your support delivers a meal to someone who can no longer cook, forges life-affirming connections with our isolated neighbors, and so much more.
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Lack of access to affordable, healthy food and cost of living increases have significantly impacted the quality of life for many Central Oregon seniors living on fixed and limited incomes. Now more than ever, our programs are a lifeline. We are their connection to the outside world, their advocates, and a friendly consistent face in their lives.Not sure where to start?
Help With Nutrition Needs
It’s important to find food and nutritional resources that support you or a loved remaining independent and healthy. Learn about our services and other food resources in Central Oregon.Explore Our Nutrition Programs
Directions is our resource guide for older adults in Central Oregon. Get our listings of supportive services, emergency contacts, financial and legal services, recreational and social opportunities, and so much more.Download Our Resource Guide
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Have a little spare time? Use it to help out at one of our community locations. You’ll leave feeling fulfilled with the knowledge that you made a difference in a senior's life. Get Involved today.Get involved
Make New Friends
Our Caring Connections program matches volunteers with seniors who would appreciate a weekly phone call and camaraderie. The special relationship that can develop between a client and a volunteer enables the client to have greater social interaction to maintain healthy, independent living.Learn More
Long-term care insurance (LTCI) offers a range of services and support for those challenged by performing daily activities such as bathing or showering, dressing, getting in and out of bed or a chair, walking, using the toilet, and eating. According to the Administration for Community Living, nearly 70% of 65-year-old people will need long-term care…Read More →
Food prices have risen 10.4% from June 2021 to June 2022, according to the most recent Consumer Price Index report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, resulting in food insecurity for some of the most vulnerable in our community—older adults on fixed incomes. As stated by Nourish.org, food insecurity is “the state of being without reliable access…Read More →