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Join a VIEWS Conversation on Aging in June

The nonprofit senior peer counseling organization VIEWS will host the following Conversations on Aging during June. Older adults are invited to join these free conversations with their peers to talk about matters pertaining to aging.

Learning From Grief and Loss

* Friday June 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon at The Founders Clinic, 700 Molalla Ave. in Oregon City. Call The Founders Clinic at 503-722-4400 to register.

* Wednesday June 18, 1-2:30 p.m. at Calaroga Terrace, 1400 N.E. Second Ave., Portland. Call Calaroga Terrace at 503-239-3459 to sign up.

* Thursday, June 26, 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Salvation Army Rose Center for Seniors, 211 N.E. 18th Ave. in Portland. Call the Rose Center at 503-239-1221 for registration.

Grief is normal, but it can be more difficult as you age and losses seem to come all the time. Learn how losses can affect your sense of self as well as your health. Learn various ways of coping with loss and grief. Talk about some of your concerns. Come join us for this interesting and thoughtful discussion.

Oregon Advance Directive

* Wednesday, June 11, 1-2:30 p.m. at the Juanita Pohl Center, 8513 S.W. Tualatin Road, Tualatin. Call the center at 503-691-3061 for registration.

We all want our end of life decisions to be respected by our doctors and our family. Learn how the power of an Advance Directive informs others of your decisions. Explore your own wishes about end of life care. Find a way to talk about these matters with family. Talk about some of your concerns. Receive your own copy of the Advance Directive.

Engaging With Adult Children

* Friday, June 20, 1-2:30 p.m. at Milwaukie Center, 5440 S.E. Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie. Call the center at 503-653-8100 to register.

Relationships with children change as we age. Examine current problems and foster greater understanding between generations. Talk about some of your concerns. Come see how helpful a discussion with peers can be.