The Oregonian – November 7th – “Family caregivers conference focuses on gaps in resources, support”

November 7, 2015

Family caregivers for aging loved ones face gaps in resources and support even as the number of elderly Americans continues to grow. That was the message to more than 100 caregivers at the 12th annual Washington County Family Caregivers Conference Friday at Tuality Health Education Center in Hillsboro. Tuality co-sponsored the conference with Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services. …

Angela NealThe Oregonian – November 7th – “Family caregivers conference focuses on gaps in resources, support”

Oregon Care Partners’ Highlight Reel

June 15, 2015

If you haven’t seen it yet, check out Oregon Care Partners’ new highlight reel!  Click on the image to watch the video on YouTube:  

Oregon Care Partners’ Highlight Reel

Press Release – June 4th – “Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops”

June 4, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Jack Coleman Email: jcoleman@gardcommunications.com Phone: 503-552-5003 Alzheimer’s and dementia care expert Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops in Portland, Salem and Canyonville      June workshops for family and professional caregivers teach skills that make a difference PORTLAND, OREGON (June 4, 2015) – Nationally recognized dementia care and training specialist Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FOATA will …

Press Release – June 4th – “Teepa Snow to present no-cost workshops”

AM Northwest – June 2nd – “Oregon Care Partners”

June 2, 2015

175,000 Oregonians are caring for an ailing loved one. Many of them are living with Alzheimer’s disease and they are living at home. If you’re the one caring for that person, free help is available. Shelly Edwards, a trainer with Oregon Care Partners and Cathy Meyer, a family caregiver, joined us to talk about

AM Northwest – June 2nd – “Oregon Care Partners”

The Argus Observer – May 31st – “Local groups offer resources, support”

May 31, 2015

VALE — Vicki Higgins, of Vale, knows firsthand how difficult it can be to care for aging people. Higgins only planned to visit her parents for three weeks. Then her visit turned into a couple of months. Then it became an indeterminate time, because of her parents’ health issues.

The Argus Observer – May 31st – “Local groups offer resources, support”

AM Northwest – May 5th – “Oregon Care Partners”

May 5, 2015

70% of the 60,000 Oregonians living with Alzheimer’s disease live at home or in the home of a loved one. If you’re the one caring for that person, free help is available. Stephanie Barnett-Herro from Oregon Care Partners and Sara Holland of the Oregon Chaper of the Alzheimer’s Association joined us to talk about the challenges these care givers face and …

AM Northwest – May 5th – “Oregon Care Partners”

Public News Service – April 23rd – “Caregiving Takes Center Stage at State Capitol”

April 23, 2015

  SALEM, Ore. – A new AARP survey of Oregonians ages 45 and older finds most of them are, or one day will be, caregivers for an aging family member. Groups that want the state to acknowledge that, and pitch in to help, converge on the Capitol today. As lawmakers wrestle with budget decisions, the “Campaign for Oregon Seniors and …

Public News Service – April 23rd – “Caregiving Takes Center Stage at State Capitol”

The World – April 15th – “Learn to care for adults”

April 15, 2015

COOS BAY — Oregon Care Partners is offering a free course designed for caregivers, including those in the health care profession, as well as family members helping to coordinate or provide in-home care for a loved one.

The World – April 15th – “Learn to care for adults”