Members of OSRAA are occasionally featured in the news and around the web in stories about seniors and elder care issues in the Portland metro area. OSRAA is recognized as the leading senior housing referral and placement membership organization in Oregon who’s members abide by a strict code of ethics. Following are examples of OSRAA members who have been solicited for advice to consumers about finding the best senior housing options in Portland and beyond.
Feb 10, 2016- OSRAA member Jennifer Cook-Buman of Living Right talks to Tim Becker of KOIN 6 News about what to look for in senior housing facilities. Her best advice? Work with local agencies who know the people and history of the facilities they are referring to you.
Dec 17, 2015- OSRAA member Michele Fiasca of Adult Placement Network talks with Aljazeera America about Let’s Share Housing, an online matching site Michele created to help people find housing and roommate solutions. Michele points out the benefits of sharing living space, as opposed to living alone, include companionship, saving money, health benefits and it’s simply more fun.
Aug 4, 2012- OSRAA members Jennifer Cook-Buman of Living Right and Amie Clark of The Senior Resource Network talk with Connie Potter about the role of referral and placement consultants for families in the search for senior care. The article emphasizes the time and energy families save by working with an experienced placement advisor and includes interviews with two families who worked with the OSRAA members to find the best care options for their loved ones.