WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE SUPPORTS GIRLFRIENDS
WOACA’s vision is a community in which all older women have the knowledge, skill and self-confidence to develop and sustain healthy relationships.
WOACA's Mission STATEMENT
WOACA's mission is to empower women, to educate them and their providers with skills to develop and sustain healthy relationships, and to support other women in this quest. This education includes a ‘toolkit’ (methods) for women to:
- define values within their relationships
- increase their ability to understand their personal health choices
- negotiate safe behaviors that promote healthier outcomes
WOACA Values and Guiding Principles
- health care and knowledge is a basic human right,
- women deserve access to relevant health care information regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, economic status,
- and communities are strengthened by collaborative efforts.
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We enjoy 501c3 tax exempt status through the fiscal sponsorship of the YWCA of Greater Portland,
Federal ED 93-0386984.
Behind Door #3:
Choose With Your Eyes Wide Open
Jacki Gethner with Jen Violi
"an engaging choose‐your‐own‐adventure book as fun as it is educational." — POZ magazine
When 64-year-old Ann decides to try online dating, she finds both romance and one-night stands on the menu... Meanwhile, when the two‐years clean and sober Beth attends a convention, she has the unexpected opportunity to party. What choices will these and two other women in the book make? You, the reader, can decide in Jacki Gethner's Behind Door #3: Choose With Your Eyes Wide Open, an engaging choose‐your‐own‐adventure book that's as fun as it is educational.
About JACKI GETHNER
Jacki Gethner (LMT, Certified Alcohol & Drug counselor) a resident of Portland, Oregon is a renowned international health advocate, activist and educator. In 1987, she launched her practice Regenerative Therapies and she possesses over two decades of experience in counseling and bodywork. Jacki has a specialty in the field of HIV/AIDS where she has worked in collaboration with many civic and government agencies, health educators, faith-based organizations and pharmaceutical companies. Jacki is recognized as a pioneer and seasoned healer in prevention and self-care of AIDS patients and vulnerable communities through the use of integrative therapies.