Growing Older in Oregon

So much beauty is found in our quietest places. So many challenges, too. What are the special issues facing an aging population in rural Oregon? What solutions wait to be discovered, beneath the surface?

Why Does Place Matter?

We like to think we all have the same fair shot at a healthy life. But barriers of all kinds can get in the way, from poverty and prejudice to a lack of safe places to walk or play. For each of us, our place in Oregon—our address, income, the color of our skin—often determines how healthy we can be.

Curious? Skeptical? Ready to explore more? Explore the place-health connection as it plays out across our state, and like us on Facebook to join the conversation.