POL Government Elected Officials Commissioner Nick Fish Older Adults


Older Adults



Nick is proud to be the Portland City Council liaison to Elders in Action.

Portland’s greatest strength is its active and engaged citizenry - from our youth to our older adults.


Elders in Action focuses on empowering older adults in our community to solve problems, tackle important issues, and help businesses and communities better serve the older customer. Quality of life should never depend on age and welcome the talent and wisdom that older adults share to make communities in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington Counties more livable for all.  

Programs and Services


Portland Parks & Recreation and the Portland Housing Bureau offer a variety of programs and services specifically tailored to serve older adults.


Parks Senior Recreation program is dedicated to ensuring access to recreational, wellness, and educational opportunities for Portland-area seniors. It is located at 426 NE 12th and staff can be reached by phone at (503) 823-4328.


The Portland Housing Bureau Home Repair Program offers no-interest loans of up to $15,000 to homeowners in certain parts of town who need to make critical home repairs. PHB also funds local home repairs grant programs to help very low-income senior homeowners through these groups: