May 11 Resource Fair Geared Toward Older Adults

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 22, 2013

Sponsored by: Health and Human Services Department, Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) Division

Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services is hosting a free resource fair for older adults. The event takes place on Saturday, May 11, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Washington County Conference Center, 102 SW Washington Street in Hillsboro.

More than 20 local service providers will be on hand, including home-care services, transportation, legal services, senior meal sites and more. Information on volunteer opportunities with and for older adults will also be available.

Every year since 1963, May has been declared “Older Americans Month,” a time to appreciate and celebrate the vitality and aspirations of older adults and their contributions and achievements. This year’s theme is “Unleash the Power of Age” and emphasizes the significant value older adults contribute to their communities.

For more information about the resource fair or Older Americans Month, call 503-846-3087 or visit

Media Contact:

Wendy Gordon, Communications Coordinator/PIO