2017 Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon, April 20-21

On April 20 & 21, community members, family caregivers, elder care professionals, primary care providers, policy makers, and philanthropists will gather in Hood River, Oregon for a forum on making it easier for seniors to age in place in rural Oregon. Topics will include:


  • Fighting Ageism
  • Achieving Person-Centered, Age-Friendly Care
  • Community-Based Palliative Care in Florence
  • Understanding Tension Between the Generations
  • Rural Resources for the Older Patient
  • The Homecare Workforce: How Can You Get Involved?
  • Meeting the Behaviorial Health Needs of Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities in Rural Oregon
  • Medicaid, Dual Eligibles, and Where To Turn for What
  • Share the Care: Organizing to Support Caregivers
  • The Whys and How-Tos of Creating an Age-Friendly Community
  • The Elder Service Innovation Grant Program
  • & More!