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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish (In Memoriam)

City of Portland Commissioner

phone: 503-823-3589


1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

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Older Adults

Nick is proud to serve as the Portland City Council liaison to Elders in Action.

Portland’s greatest strength is its active and engaged citizenry - from our youth to our older adults.

Elders in Action focuses on empowering older adults in our community to solve problems, tackle important issues, and help businesses and communities better serve the older customer. Quality of life should never depend on age and welcome the talent and wisdom that older adults share to make communities in Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties more livable for all.  

Programs and Services

Age Friendly Portland is part of the World Health Organization's Global Age-Friendly Cities Project, which focuses on building communities accessible for people of all ages.

Portland Parks & Recreation and the Portland Housing Bureau offer a variety of programs and services specifically tailored to serve older adults.

Parks Senior Recreation program is dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, wellness, and educational opportunities for Portland-area seniors. It is located at 426 NE 12th and staff can be reached by phone at (503) 823-4328.

The Portland Housing Bureau Home Repair Program offers no-interest loans of up to $15,000 to homeowners in certain parts of town who need to make critical home repairs. PHB also funds local home repairs grant programs to help very low-income senior homeowners through these groups: