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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Elders in Action

The Commission is the 31 member citizen advisory group that advises Multnomah County Aging and Disability Services, Multnomah County, and the City of Portland on the concerns and needs of older adults in our community. With strong advocacy, this dynamic group has shaped the aging policy on all levels. The Commission meets the third Wednesday of the month from 1:00pm - 3:30pm and members have numerous opportunities to connect with public officials.   Current action issues are : Quality Services for seniors, Revenue Reform, Walkable Neighborhoods, Public Transportation. 


General Commitment: 6-8 hours per month.

Board Consists of:

15 City Appointed members

16 County appointed members


Contact: Barbara Bernstein, 503-235-5474,

Commission Website: