The city of Talent has spent nearly 30 years turning its downtown into a thriving community where people can get the amenities and services they need regardless of their age. It still has some work to do and is turning to AARP Oregon’s Livable Communities Initiative for help.
Health care providers say the baby boomers have driven a shift that has given patients and their family members more tools when it comes to limiting their medical treatments, preserving their quality of life and taking control of their fate.
Sixty-two Deschutes County homeowners took out a reverse mortgage on their property in 2014. This represents a 59 percent increase in volume from the previous year that comes at a time when the state and the country’s overall reverse mortgage volume has been on the decline.