News, Updates & Events

First Annual Forum on Aging in Rural Oregon

April 20-21, 2017, in Hood River, Oregon. Registration is now open. The Oregon Office of Rural Health believes that rural Oregon communities have the potential to be ideal places to age. This event will provide a forum where people can gather to talk about their...

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March 20th SPIN Meeting

Senior Provider Information Network Presents: 'Avoiding C. difficile Infections: Basics and tips on infection prevention in elderly populations' by Kristine Rabii MSc This presentation will provide information about Clostridium difficle as a pathogen, risk factors for...

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Upcoming GCA Meetings

GCA Annual Conference Our Annual Conference will be in Eugene, Oregon on Friday, May 12, 2017. Lane Community College Center for Meeting & Learning - Main Campus (NOT downtown!) 4000 E. 30th Ave. Eugene, OR 97405   Please stay tuned for more...

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Mass Shootings and a Mental-Health Disgrace

The federal bureaucracy is anti-patient, anti-family and anti-medical care. Reform is essential. By Tim Murphy Oct. 8, 2015 7:24 p.m. ET These past few months have brimmed with tragedy. Americans are struggling to make sense of horrific acts of mass violence like the...

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LGBT Welcoming Adult Care Homes

Aging, Disability & Veterans Services Division LGBT Alliance in collaboration with our Adult Care Home Program has created a groundbreaking designation for LGBT Welcoming Adult Care Homes. Participating homes have completed a number of requirements including a series...

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OHSU Grand Rounds Schedule

OHSU Grand Rounds are targeted for psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatry residents and fellows, medical students, social workers, masters in administration, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and pharmacists. Additionally, Psychiatry Grand Rounds is...

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Career Opportunity with SAVO

Special Advocates for Vulnerable Oregonians (SAVO) - a nonprofit organization founded in 2012 - seeks a full-time Executive Director to manage program operations, with 2015 priorities being the design of a Volunteer Guardianship Monitoring Program model that can be...

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Passage of SB 1553

SB 1553, the bill to establish a statewide public guardianship/conservatorship program, has officially passed the legislature!  Following a unanimous vote in the Senate yesterday, the bill passed unanimously on the House floor today.  The Governor's signature is all...

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