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

  • Why not the Older Americans Act? In the Huffington Post, NCOA board member Bob Blancato points out the small glimmers of bipartisanship during the 113th Congress and rightly asks: “Why Not the Older Americans Act?” It’s time to urge your Senators and Representatives to finally reauthorize the OAA, before time runs out this year!
  • Deadline Friday: Falls Free® Photo Contest Send us photos of older adults participating in evidence-based falls prevention programs—and you could win an Amazon gift card! Winning photos will be used to promote Falls Prevention Awareness Day (FPAD) on Sept. 23.
  • Is a reverse mortgage the best choice? If you know older adults who are considering a reverse mortgage, they must get counseling from a government-approved agency to see if it's the right option for them. Our Reverse Mortgage Counseling Services Network is one of nine national counseling groups approved by the U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development. Please spread the word by sharing our toll-free number: 855-899-3778.
  • 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.