Willamette View News

Blue Zones Project benefits Willamette View employees as well as residents

On top of teaching 24 fitness classes each week at Willamette View, Rachel Sandage has also had the opportunity to be a student on the Portland senior living community’s campus. One thing Sandage really enjoys is sitting side-by-side with residents and her fellow employees…

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Retirees capitalizing on Portland area’s hot housing market

Portland area home prices are rising faster than in any other large city except for Seattle, climbing nearly 10 percent this spring compared to last year, according to the Case-Shiller home price index, a leading national measure. The scorching seller’s market is prompting…

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At local senior community, dining makeover brings ‘foodie’ culture in-house

Good food and abundant choices are baked into the Willamette View culture, especially at Riverview, a restaurant-style dining venue. It is the lively heart of this senior living community just south of downtown Portland. At Riverview, you can connect with friends and meet new…

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Willamette View turns to the ‘Blue Zone Project’ to promote employee wellness

David Kohnstamm, director of wellness for Willamette View, explains that the community has become part of the Blue Zone Project, a movement that stems from an article that appeared in National Geographic about the five areas of the world where people have the longest lifespans –…

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Willamette View and its residents share spirit of service

Donna Krasnow has volunteered since the age of six, a trait she inherited from her mother. When she moved to Willamette View, a continuing care retirement community, three years ago, she found new outlets for serving others, as well as a community who shares her love of giving back. …

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Residents enjoy benefits of moving in ‘young’ and staying that way at Willamette View

After living in the same Portland home for nearly 40 years, Ric and Barbara Russell were the old-timers on their block. They were also tired of all of the maintenance - whether it was worrying about needing a new roof or a fence, or just mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges. After…

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