This Woman’s Work

This Woman’s Work

The Rewards—and Risks—of Caregiving for Mom 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 me much…

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Suicide and Older Adults: Protecting Those At Risk

Suicide and Older Adults: Protecting Those At Risk

Oregon has one of the highest suicide rates in the U.S., ranking 14th in the nation. While youth suicide prevention efforts have gained momentum in Central Oregon in recent years, such as through the Hope and Help Education Series, the older adult population is struggling. White men over the age of 85 have the second…

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How to Keep Moving This Winter

How to Keep Moving This Winter

Freezing temperatures don’t have to bring our bodies to a standstill. Staying active during the winter can be difficult, but there are plenty of creative ways to keep moving while staying warm and dry inside.

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