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

  • Webinar: Steps to Avoiding Scams Join NCOA and IlluminAge for a free webinar on April 24 to discover common scams and fraud targeting older adults, resources to help protect them, and how to use our Savvy Saving Seniors® scams toolkit in your community.
  • Renewed employment and self-esteem For nearly 50 years, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) has helped unemployed, low-income older adults gain skills and training to re-enter the workforce. NCOA is a national SCSEP sponsor, and last year helped 4,600 mature workers find job training and placement.
  • NISC chair travels to Taiwan Carol Reagan, chair of our National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC), was invited to be a keynote speaker at the International Conference of Elder Education and Intergenerational Learning in Taipei, Taiwan. Reagan spoke about innovative programs and services at senior centers throughout the U.S.
  • 10 Ways the Ryan Budget Could Harm Older Americans The House of Representatives last week approved a nonbinding budget blueprint from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) that could significantly harm our nation’s seniors, particularly millions struggling to make ends meet. The Senate will not take up the measure.
  • Promote falls prevention during Older Americans Month The theme for Older Americans Month in May is "Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow." Our focus is on falls prevention. Check out our resources that you can use and share throughout the month. Also, take a minute to email your lawmakers asking for increased falls prevention funding.