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HomeAging with Grace

Aging with Grace in Your Age-Friendly Home

Aging with Grace is an educational forum presented annually by Viva Village.
This year, the four virtual sessions addressed practical modifications for home safety and better livability.

Online presentations from local companies and organizations provided valuable and relevant information. 

Recordings of these sessions are available below.

Viva Village gives a special thanks to our collaborators:
Beaverton Library; Washington County Disability, Aging and Veterans Services (DAVS);
Beaverton Committee on Aging (BCOA); and Elsie Stuhr Center. 

Session One

Rightsizing: Organizing and Decluttering

—Devin Lee (Big Rocks Organizing LLC)

—Sarah Harris (Viva Village)

View Session One

Session Two

Aging in Place Home Assessments and Modifications

—Tim Jorgens and Kim Ford (Suite Additions LLC)

—Roger Jensen (Viva Village)

View Session Two

Session Three

Safety in Your Home

Personal Safety Systems

—Barbara Crawford and Phyllis Peabody (Columbia Medical Alarm, Inc.) 

Home Technology for Safety

—Wally Carey and Pamela Nelson-Gordon (Viva Village)

Fire Safety

—Stephanie McKee (Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue)

View Session Three

Session Four

Special Programs with Income-qualified Funding

—Margaret Springer (Community Action)

—Anthony Grimaldi (Habitat for Humanity)

—Tim Falk (Energy Trust of Oregon)

—Pat Malone (Viva Village)

View Session Four