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
January 21, 2015N/A
10:00 - 11:30 atCalaroga Terrace, 1400 NE 2nd Ave in Portland, OR. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Engaging with Adult Children, offered by the non-profit organization VIEWS. 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. Call Calaroga Terrace at 503-239-3459 for free registration.
Bridging Life Transitions
January 22, 2015 –
10:30 - 12:00 at the Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors, at 211 NE 18th Avenue in Portland. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Bridging Life Transitions, offered by the non-profit organization VIEWS. Everyone’s life includes transitions. As older adults, we want to manage these transitions effectively while remaining as independent as possible. Explore ways to cope using a lifetime of strengths and learned skills. Have a chance to talk about some of your concerns. Please call the Rose Center at 503-239-1221 for free registration.
Staying Engaged in Life
January 27, 2015 –
10:00 - 11:30 at the Hollywood Senior Center, 1820 NE 40th Ave. in Portland, OR. Join other older adults for a Conversation on Aging on Staying Engaged in Life, offered by the non-profit organization VIEWS. Ever wondered for yourself or someone you know just how long “the blues” will last? Is there a good way to be in them? What’s the best way to get out of them? Learn the difference between sadness, depression and grief. Learn the secret to strategies that work for you. Come join us for this interesting and thoughtful discussion. Please call the Hollywood Senior Center at 503-288-8303 for free registration.
The Elder Journey
January 30, 2015 –
10:30 - 12:00 at the Milwaukie Center, 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive in Milwaukie. Join other older adults for a Conversation on the Elder Journey, offered by the non-profit organization VIEWS. Life and how we view it changes as we age. Aging brings challenges, and aging also brings gifts and wisdom to meet those challenges. Learn a 7-step Model of Successful Aging. Be part of a discussion about finding joy and meaning in life. Call the Milwaukie Center at 503-653-8100 for free registration.
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