Aging & Disability Services
“Life changes, and sometimes you need a little help”
We serve seniors (people age 60 and older), people with disabilities age 18 and older, and veterans. We’re here to identify resources that will let them live independently in their own homes for as long as possible.
Our services include:
- a 24-hour helpline that serves as the “front door” to all resources available to seniors, people with disabilities, and veterans
- helping people identify and enroll in government programs such as Medicaid and Food Stamps
- identification and investigation of possible abuse against seniors and people with disabilities
- guardianship services for people who are unable to make decisions for themselves,
- licensing and monitoring of adult care homes, which provide housing and other services in small, family-type settings
- coordination of services with Seniors Centers and other community partners outreach to ethnic minority populations
Aging & Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) HELPLINE: 503-988-3646 provides 24-hour information and assistance to seniors, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
News and Announcements
11/21/13 - 10:49 am
The Action Plan for an Age-Friendly Portland was approved by the Portland City Council in October 2013, and represents the culmination of a planning process led by Portland State University's Institute on Aging as part of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Global Age-Friendly Cities Project.
10/14/13 - 11:03 am
Enrollment events are staffed by trained Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance (SHIBA) Volunteers and can assist Medicare eligible recipients with plan comparisons for 2014.
9/11/13 - 8:42 am
The Board of County Commissioners proclaimed September Falls Prevention Awareness and Senior Center Month in Multnomah County at its September 5th meeting.
9/3/13 - 2:02 pm
Please take a moment to enjoy African American Health Coalition's 2013 Soul Stroll video! The Soul Stroll is an annual Wellness Walk and fundraising event for the AAHC.
8/22/13 - 1:23 pm
Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services and the City of Portland Benefits & Wellness Office are hosting a four part series, "Families Talk About Elder Care", beginning October 23, 2013.