VIEWS Groups for adults 60 years or better meet weekly in Multnomah and Clackamas counties. These groups are led by VIEWS senior peer counselors who ensure a safe place to talk, listen, and make connections.Learn more about Groups.
VIEWS Conversations on Aging bring people together for discussion on topics that are of special interest as we age. Each Conversation provides an opportunity to discover the value of the give-and-take of community.Learn more about Conversations on Aging.
VIEWS Volunteers facilitate weekly support groups and Conversations on Aging. They are 55 years of age and better, and have a strong interest in supporting other older adults as they work through issues of aging. Our volunteers come from various backgrounds and receive training specific to their chosen volunteer positions. They commit to monthly meetings for continuing education and supervision, and to sharing experiences and support with their peers.Learn more about Volunteer Opportunities.
Engaging with Adult Children
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
At the Salvation Army Silvercrest Residence, 1865 NE Davis Street in Portland. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Engaging with Adult Children. Relationships with children change as we age. Examine current problems and foster greater understanding between generations. Talk about some of your concerns. Come see how helpful a discussion with peers can be. Please call Silvercrest at 503-536-3208 for free registration.
Talking With Your Doctor
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
At Friendly House, 1737 NW 26th Avenue in Portland. Have you ever been anxious or frustrated by a doctor’s visit in which your needs were not met? Are you in charge of your health care? Let’s talk about what it would take to feel that you and your doctor are part of the same team. Come see how helpful discussion with peers can be. Call Friendly House at 503-244-2640 for free registration.
Oregon Advance Directive
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
At the Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors, 211 NE 18th Avenue in Portland. We all want our end of life decisions to be respected by our doctors and our family. Learn how the power of an Advance Directive informs others of your decisions. Explore your own wishes about end of life care. Find the way to talk of these matters with family. Talk about some of your concerns. Receive your own copy of the Advance Directive. Call the Salvation Army Rose Center at 503-239-1221 for free registration.
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