A Conversation with Governor Kotek



Full Event

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Governor Tina Kotek discussed housing accessibility for older adults.
Governor Tina Kotek discussed how Oregon can support family caregivers.
Governor Tina Kotek discussed low-income housing for seniors.


AARP Oregon hosted this Access Live event to celebrate the contributions of older Oregonians and hear from Governor Tina Kotek on her vision for aging in Oregon, housing and homelessness. Governor Kotek spoke about the need to build 36,000 homes a year for the next several years, and noted the need for a variety of home types to make sure that housing is accessible for older residents and transit, and also discussed caregiving in the state. Participants asked questions regarding housing options for low-income seniors, the general assistance program from the government, and improving standards for assisted living facilities.