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An old way of reading the newspaper

An old way of reading the newspaper

Sharon Johnson is the Executive Director of Age-Friendly Innovators Inc. Read Sharon’s weekly “Healthy Aging” column, published in southern Oregon newspapers (Medford Mail Tribune and Ashland Daily Tidings). In 2015 it was syndicated nationally and appears in small town newspapers across the country

Read Sharon’s column in the Mail Tribune HERE. If you have any problems accessing it, go to aging




Everyone is tuned into this program!

Everyone tuned into this program!

2014 Age-Friendly Rogue Valley Television Series

Sponsored by AARP Oregon

Age-Friendly Rogue Valley was developed as a a six-part series of one hour shows that debuted on Rogue Valley Community Television (RVTV) in January 2014 and continues to be available in the links below. Sponsored by AARP Oregon, the monthly show featured discussion and information on what makes a community livable and age friendly and how older adults can live independently in a home of their own. The show was moderated by Rogue Valley resident Howard Johnson, a retired business consultant and a National Association of Homebuilders Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist. He is also Deputy Director of Age-Friendly Innovators, Inc.

  • Show 1 – January 9, 2014What Makes a Community Livable?The housing, mobility, health and safety needs of older adults in Southern Oregon



Take a look at an Age-Friendly Innovators idea via YOUTube