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Minor Repairs Help Alleviate Mobility Issues for Seniors

Fixing or replacing a step. Installing a grab bar or adding an additional handrail. These tasks might not mean much to most of us. However, for low-income seniors, these improvements can be life changing. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four Americans aged 65 and over falls each year. Every 11 seconds, an older adult is receiving treatment

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HDR starts CEP Volunteer Days on a High Note

Employees from HDR Engineering Inc. kicked off CEP Volunteer Days in grand fashion by helping to weatherize two homes on October 14. “It is extremely important to have plastic on the windows,” said Shirley. “I am very fortunate to have this work done at my home and my Dad’s place. It makes a world of difference when it starts getting cold and the wind

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CEP Builds Stairs of Security for Evelyn

For over 40 years, Evelyn has lived in a NE Portland home built in the 1920s. She survived breast cancer in the early 2000s and now suffers from Type 2 diabetes. A neighbor introduced Evelyn to Community Energy Project and she called to have Service Technicians fix the deteriorating front steps of her home. Recently, the technicians were back, to replace rotted and broken

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