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

  • Social Security turns 79, but is senior poverty a thing of the past? Social Security keeps millions of seniors out of extreme poverty, but not all. Today, 15% of American seniors are still living in poverty, most of them women and people of color, according to a new report from Half in Ten and the National Senior Citizens Law Center. Issues like economic insecurity, homelessness, and hunger remain.
  • Going to the fair? Bring these 6 questions It’s county fair time, and many elected officials are sure to make an appearance. This is a great opportunity for you to ask your members of Congress what they’ve done to help seniors—beyond just fending off proposed cuts. When you head to the fair, bring our 6 questions on important aging issues.
  • Making health care data more transparent Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) and senior Finance Committee member Charles Grassley (R-IA) recently asked NCOA and other advocates for new ideas to make health care data more useful and readily available. NCOA submitted recommendations that focus on data in three areas: Medicare, Medigap, and Medicaid HCBS.
  • Flu season 2014: Time to get prepared Flu season is right around the corner, and we have all the info you need to help seniors stay healthy. Join us for a free webinar on Aug. 28 to learn about this year’s Flu + You campaign. Discover why the flu is an important health issue for older adults, how you can use free Flu + You materials to empower older adults with information, and fast and easy ways to share prevention tips.
  • NCOA’s Jim Firman named to top 50 list NCOA President and CEO James Firman has been honored as one of the NonProfit Times’ Power & Influence Top 50 for the third year in a row. Highlighting his experience, the list says “there is nobody better at economic security and aging than Firman.”