Tag Archives: assisted living

Mickey Rooney Speaks to Congress about Elder Abuse

In March, Mickey Rooney went before the Senate Special Committee on Aging to relate the story of the elder abuse that he suffered. It is important for seniors to be empowered regarding their care. Whether they seek independent or assisted … Continue reading

Seniors and Downsizing

A lively discussion regarding seniors and downsizing was featured in Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Load program on “Downsizing as a Senior,” broadcasted in December 2010. A central part of the program and discussion was a resident at Portland retirement … Continue reading

Encore Senior Living Ranks in Top 40

For three years running, Encore Senior Living has ranked in the top 40 “Largest Assisted Living Providers” according to Assisted Living Executive magazine. Find out more here >>

Encore Senior Living names new president/CEO

Published in the Portland Business Journal Encore Senior Living, LLC, a company specializing in assisted living and Alzheimer’s care, named Peter Muhlbach president and chief executive officer Sept. 13. Muhlbach comes to Encore with more than 19 years of experience … Continue reading

Encore in the News

Senior News from the NCOA

  • NISC welcomes new leadership The Executive Committee of our National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) has welcomed Sue Getman, executive director at Wilmington Senior Center, as the new NISC Chair. Other new leaders include Lynn Fields Harris, Nicole Gorman, and Elizabeth Biggers Barnat.
  • Educate Congress in August August is around the corner and that means members of Congress will be in their home districts. Introduce them to the seniors you serve and programs you offer! Since federal funding decisions for next year are still on hold, this is a great chance to educate legislators about investments they can make in key programs.
  • How do you compare? Take our United States of Aging Survey quiz to see how you compare to seniors nationally when it comes to optimism, setting health goals, and whether your community is prepared for an aging population. If you missed last week’s Town Hall event announcing the 2014 results, watch the recording on USA Today.
  • Webinar: Like, Post, Tweet, & Pin Us Join us on July 24 for Part II in our series with IlluminAge on marketing and communications strategies and best practices for the aging services organization. Discover the importance of editorial planning, diverse content sources, and discipline in managing your organization’s social media efforts.
  • 2 weeks left to enter our Falls Free® photo contest Send us your photos of older adults participating in evidence-based falls prevention programs—and you could win an Amazon gift card! Winning photos also will be used to promote the 2014 Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on Sept. 23. The deadline to enter is Aug. 1.