In the digital age, hacking and fraud are increasing, and seniors are especially vulnerable to the latest scams. Protect yourself by being aware of the newest ways scammers will try to trick you. Medicare Medicare scams are rampant during open enrollment. Here are signs to be aware of: If you are unsure if the person who…Read More →
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We offer programs and services that empower Central Oregon seniors to age in place wherever they call home.
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We’re here to answer questions and help older adults and their families find local resources available to meet their needs.
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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. For some, the Council on Aging is their connection to the outside world, their advocates, and a friendly face in their lives.Not sure where to start?
Help With Nutrition Needs
We offer several on-going food programs such as Meals on Wheels and various lunch events across the tri-county.Explore Our Nutrition Programs
Directions is the most comprehensive resource guide for older adults in Central Oregon. Our directory provides listings of supportive services, emergency contacts, financial and legal services, recreational and social opportunities, and much more.Download Our Resource Guide
Volunteer With Us
Are you looking for a meaningful volunteer opportunity? Council on Aging may be the perfect place for you to share your talents and experience. You’ll leave feeling fulfilled knowing that you are making a difference in the lives of many seniors.Get involved
Make New Friends
Our Caring Connections program matches volunteers with seniors who would appreciate a weekly phone call and camaraderie. Many people in the program have made new friends that have turned into lasting relationships.Learn More
Home health care fraud involves home health agencies and individual fraudsters billing for services that were not provided or not medically necessary, which negatively impacts seniors and our health care system. According to Social Science & Medicine, home health care fraud has been rapidly increasing since the early 2000s. Medicare Parts A and B cover…Read More →
By Barbara Croyle “There are six myths about old age: 1. That it’s a disease, a disaster. 2. That we are mindless. 3.That we are sexless. 4. That we are useless. 5. That we are powerless. 6. That we are all alike.” Maggie Kuhn, Founder of the Gray Panthers “It is not true that people…Read More →