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.
Learning from Grief and Loss
October 8, 2014 –
At the Juanita Pohl Center, 8513 SW Tualatin Road in Tualatin. Grief is normal, but it’s more difficult as you age and the losses seem to come all the time. Learn how losses can affect your sense of self as well as your health. Learn various ways of coping with loss and grief. Talk about some of your concerns. Receive resources and ideas. Come join us for a thoughtful discussion with other older adults. Call Juanita Pohl Center at 503-691-3061 for free registration.
October 14, 2014 –
At Salvation Army Silvercrest Residence, 1865 NE Davis Street in Portland. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Holiday Wellness. Enjoy the holidays in your own way. As our lives change, our holiday experiences may not always live up to our expectations. Identify what you find important in holidays. Explore ways to celebrate what you value. Talk about some of your concerns. Receive resources and ideas. Call Silvercrest at 503-536-3208 for free registration.
The Elder Journey
October 23, 2014 –
At the Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors, 211 NE 18th Avenue in Portland. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Staying Engaged in Life. Life and how we view it changes as we age. Alongside some of the challenges that aging brings we have gifts and wisdom. Learn a 7-step Model of Successful Aging. Be part of a discussion about finding joy and meaning. Talk about some of your concerns. Receive resources and ideas. Please call the Salvation Army Rose Center at 503-239-1221 for free registration.
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