Choosing senior care

Kept in the Dark: What to ask when you’re looking for senior care (Oregonian, 4/21/2017)

Choosing an assisted living or residential care facility in Oregon : Oregon consumer guide (2016) Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging & People with Disabilities

A guide to Oregon adult foster homes for potential residents (adults who are elderly or physically disabled), their family members and friends (2014) Oregon Department of Human Services

A comparison tool for choosing an assisted living or residential care facility in Oregon (2016) Oregon Department of Human Services, Aging & People with Disabilities

Elder abuse at care centers

Kept in the Dark: Oregon hides thousands of cases of shoddy senior care (Oregonian, 4/21/2017)

Reporting abuse of older adults and people with physical disabilities (2015) Oregon Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations

Abuse investigation process for Aging and People with Disabilities (2015) Oregon Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations

OAAPI annual report (annual) Oregon Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigations

Top 10 complaints by topic and type of facility (serial) Oregon Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman

March Unemployment

March unemployment rate drops to 41-year low (Portland Tribune, 4/18/2017)

One Factor in Oregon’s Dropping Jobless Rate? Legal Weed (Willamette Week, 4/19/2017)

In March, Oregon’s Unemployment Rate Fell To A Historic Low (OPB, 4/18/2017)

Oregon’s jobless rate plunges below 4 percent (KTVZ, 4/18/2017)

Oregon’s employment situation (monthly) Oregon Employment Department