Public Services

Clackamas County Senior Loneliness Line (SLL)

The Clackamas County Senior Loneliness Line, a partnership between Lines for Life and Clackamas County, aims to reduce depression, anxiety and loneliness in aging adults. The SLL is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at NO COST. Nearly 1 in 5 adults over the age of 50 is at risk of social isolation, which may lead to loneliness. Any aging adult who is experiencing loneliness, isolation, depression and anxiety can benefit from a confidential phone call with our Senior Loneliness specialists. Sometimes knowing there is someone who care and wants to listen can be of great help. SSL services include:

  • Emotional support, compassionate listening, conversation and connection
  • Crisis intervention and suicide prevention
  • Regular, scheduled outreach call for interested seniors
  • Personalized, caring letters fro interested seniors
  • Clinical review of and workplans for individual callers
  • Elder abuse prevention and reporting
  • Fully integrated services between all core service lines
  • Senior Community Integration connecting seniors with social activities, peer groups, hobbies and interests in their community
  • Third party outreach calls to isolated seniors

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

The Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman program is an independent state agency that serves long-term care facility residents through complaint investigation, resolution and advocacy for improvement in resident care.  

Dementia Resources

Family Resources

The Well SpouseĀ® Association, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) membership organization, advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill and/or disabled spouse/partner.  We offer peer to peer support and educate health care professionals and the general public about the special challenges and unique issues "well" spouses face every day.

Wish of a Lifetime has mission to shift the way society views and values our oldest generations by fulfilling seniors’ dreams and sharing their stories to inspire those of all ages. They envision a world in which society embraced aging and the inherent wisdom that accompanies it where seniors are celebrated for their accomplishments and sacrifices and where intergenerational connections are part of our daily lives.

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