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(Article) Avamere at Chestnut Lane Celebrates 16 Years Serving the Deaf Community


Posted on August 4, 2019
GRESHAM, Ore., July 30, 2019 (Newswire.com) - Avamere at Chestnut Lane has served the deaf, deafblind, and hard-of-hearing residents and their families for 16 years. The team and residents will celebrate the anniversary of opening the first deaf-managed assisted living community serving the deaf on...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Seniors

Attorneys seek for Deaf&HH experience at Marion County Jail


Posted on August 3, 2019
Visual description:A deaf signer (Chad A. Ludwig) wearing black polo short sleeve shirt standing in front of solid blue background. On bottom of its screen, there is a yellow captioning over black background. The deaf signer is translating an email sent to him by an attorney, Dan Snyder.Transcript:...
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Tag(s): Announcement

(Job Opening) Youth Services Coordinator at HKNC


Posted on August 1, 2019
  The mission of the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults is to enable each person who is deaf-blind to live and work in his or her community of choice. Authorized by an Act of Congress in 1967, HKNC is the only organization of its kind--providing training and resources...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Employment

(Training in Redmond) Access and Functional Needs Preparedness Planning for Rural Communities


Posted on August 1, 2019
This eight-hour planning and management-level course will assist in preparing communities to meet the assistance and safety needs of older adults, and people with access and functional needs during a crisis event in rural communities using an approach with the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS...
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Tag(s): Announcement

Cherokee Nation Event & Potluck


Posted on July 26, 2019
 Visit with At-large Tribal Councilors Wanda Hatfield & Mary Baker Shaw 
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Tag(s): Announcement, Deaf, Events

Update information about the Catholic Deaf Community Messag


Posted on July 25, 2019
Message: Greetings,The Catholic Deaf Community has a new website: www.CatholicDeafOregon@gmail.com. This is the most up-to-date source for what is going on with the Catholic Deaf Community. The website is the home for the International Catholic...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Deaf

NEW CLOSED-CAPTION REQUIREMENTS FOR BUSINESSES BEGIN ON AUGUST 7


Posted on July 24, 2019
News Release from City of SalemPosted on FlashAlert: July 24th, 2019 4:00 PMSalem, Ore. - Beginning August 7, 2019, everyone who owns or manages a place where people gather (like restaurants, offices and stores) in the City of Salem must turn on closed captioning for at least 50% of the televisions...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Deaf

FCC and FEMA Announce Nationwide Test of Emergency Alert System on August 7, 2019


Posted on July 24, 2019
In a joint news release, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced that a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) will take place on August 7, 2019, at 2:20 p.m. EDT, with an alternate date of August 21, 2019.  The test will...
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(Article) Niche Services Drive Occupancy, Raise Profile for Senior Living Communities


Posted on July 23, 2019
'Unmet market'Another community that caters to a specific resident population is Avamere at Chestnut Lane, an assisted living community in Gresham, Oregon, that specializes in care for Deaf, DeafBlind and hard-of-hearing residents.Managed by Wilsonville, Oregon-based Avamere, Chestnut Lane is among...
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Tag(s): Announcement, Seniors