AGE+ stands with our Black/African American community members and shares their outrage and heartache over the historic and recent racist tragic events in our nation. We see the long term impacts of systemic racism and inequality, particularly in the daily lives of Black/African American older adults and those in communities of color. Please read our full statement of support here. Black Lives Matter.
Now more than ever, older adults need our help!
Create a Circle of Care in your Community in response to COVID-19
You can provide life-saving support to older adults from the safety of your own home.
The 2021 Virtual Ageless Award Event will be held on April 22nd!
We’ve announced our 2021 honorees! Click below to learn more and register for the event!
10 Coping Strategies for Older Oregonians During COVID-19
AGE+ offers the ideas and resources to help you cope during this uncertain time.
Read Our Whitepapers!
AGE+ has been working hard to share the facts about aging in Oregon and the U.S. We have 4 whitepapers to inform people about how our country’s age structure is changing and what that means for everyone.
News & Updates
In our state, 1,467 Oregonians over the age of 60 are dead due to COVID-19. That's 91% of all COVID-19 related deaths in Oregon. The death rate is highest amongst Oregon's BIPOC communities. It's because of these staggering numbers that AGE+ joins The Governor's...
People are living longer, which calls for new intergenerational strategies to value and care for older adults. Medicare and Medicaid are critical sources of support, but community networks are needed to fill in housing, mobility and caregiving gaps, especially for older adults who are isolated, poor and underserved.
AGE+ empowers communities through stimulating partnerships, training caregivers and sponsoring innovative programs that address the real and growing challenges facing aging in America.