Boomers on the Loose(tm) in Portland: Every Retiree's Guide to Staying Active in Portland (Paperback)
Boomers on the Loose(TM) in Portland is a light-hearted reference guide to hundreds of activities and leisure options for retiring or retired Baby Boomers and others who want their post-career years to be active years. It details pursuits within four counties making up Metro Portland, Oregon -- Clackamas, Clark, Multnomah, and Washington.
The all-in-one-place guide is chock-full of ideas for fun, meaningful activities that help Boomers jump-start their quest for "what's next?" It is also an excellent guide for anyone searching new options for healthy, meaningful pursuits in our unique part of the world.
Boomers on the Loose(TM) in Portland explores abundant opportunities within a diverse landscape that attracts Boomer actives -- a lively arts and culture scene, an amazing natural environment, a health-conscious outdoor and fitness culture, a creative openness, and care-for-each other communities. The guide also gives Boomers ideas for leisure pursuits in areas such as gardening, learning, and creative hobbies, as well as volunteer options in non-profits, community service, healthcare, government, and far more.
The book is divided into two major parts: 1) a 20-chapter section organized by "interest" categories and 2) an extensive collection of resource appendices with lists of organizations, clubs, events and other places to delve into those interests.
The guide emphasizes mostly inexpensive and free activities in community recreation, education, cultural organizations, non-profits, government agencies, outdoor organizations, and open-to-everyone clubs and groups.