Join us in celebrating 50 years of Meals on Wheels and senior nutrition

This year, we’re celebrating the 50th anniversary of the federal Older Americans Act (OAA) Nutrition Program, which partially funds public-private organizations like Meals on Wheels. The government relies on agencies across the country to make these programs work. The Council of Aging of Central Oregon (CoA) and our local partners have managed the Meals on…

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Join us in celebrating 50 years of Meals on Wheels and senior nutrition

Meet our Team: Bernadette Handley

Meet Bernadette. She helps nourish the lives of Central Oregon seniors every day. Bernadette Handley is the Director of Nutrition Services for the Council on Aging (CoA). For years, she’s been nourishing seniors’ hearts, minds, and souls. Bernadette finds providing for her clients the most rewarding thing a person can do.

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Meet our Team: Bernadette Handley

In conversation with Jean Stevens and Gloria DiSanto, our January volunteers of the month!

Congratulations to Jean Stevens and Gloria DiSanto for their volunteer service as Chairpersons on the Advisory Council. The Council on Aging’s Advisory Council is a voluntary group that provides information, guidance, advice, and support to the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and agency staff to plan, develop, review, coordinate, and administer services to older persons…

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In conversation with Jean Stevens and Gloria DiSanto, our January volunteers of the month!

The Highs and Lows of Hypertension As We Get Older

High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is deceiving. Sometimes called the silent killer because most people don’t feel it since often there are no noticeable symptoms. Many folks don’t know they have high blood pressure until they visit their physician. There is good news. Lifestyle changes can help lower blood pressure and keep it under…

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The Highs and Lows of Hypertension As We Get Older