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OHCA Awards Stafford Employee with Enrichment of Life Award

OHCA Awards Stafford Employee with Enrichment of Life Award

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) awarded Carey Dienhart, Life Enrichment Director with The Stafford, with the Enrichment of Life award. One of the reasons Dienhart earned this award is for her thoughtful events and activities for residents of...

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Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

Honoring Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to honor people of Hispanic heritage who have influenced America and the world in a monumental way, and to learn about Hispanic history. About Hispanic Heritage Month This observance started as a week in September 1968. Representative...

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Avamere Living at Berry Park Earns Gold in Senior Living

Avamere Living at Berry Park Earns Gold in Senior Living

Avamere Living at Berry Park, an independent living community in Oregon City, Oregon, earned gold in senior living as part of the Oregon City News Reader’s Choice awards. Local citizens and readers of the Oregon City News cast votes for the best places to eat, shop,...

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Celebrating Joyful Moments in Assisted Living

Celebrating Joyful Moments in Assisted Living

We’re celebrating joyful moments during Assisted Living Week, the 2022 theme announced by the National Center for Assisted Living and American Health Care Association. Get to know some of our teammates and the ways we find joy in assisted living! Special message from...

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Assisted Living Q&A with Tara Blount

Assisted Living Q&A with Tara Blount

We’re celebrating Assisted Living Week by highlighting some of our team members. Get to know Tara Blount, Interim/Regional Executive Director with Arete Living. Arete Living is a senior living management organization proudly managing Avamere Communities, Ovation, and...

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Happy Assisted Living Week

Happy Assisted Living Week

Sarah Silva, President of Arete Living Arete Living is a senior living management organization proudly managing Avamere Communities. Happy National Assisted Living Week! This year’s theme is Joyful Moments. I love this focus, as it perfectly encapsulates the heart of...

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Avamere at Bethany Voted Beaverton’s Best Senior Living

Avamere at Bethany Voted Beaverton’s Best Senior Living

For Immediate Release: 7/28/22 PORTLAND, Ore. ⁠— Avamere at Bethany, a senior living community in the Portland Metro/Beaverton, Oregon area, was voted Beaverton’s Best in two senior living categories. The team earned gold in best assisted living and gold in best...

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#GirlDad Shares Story of Fatherhood

#GirlDad Shares Story of Fatherhood

On April 25, 2017, my world changed forever.  I had my life planned out since the minute I looked at Jessica on her first day at college. I was going to marry her, we were going to get fun jobs, we’d get a dog, buy a home, and we would have numerous young male...

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Avamere at Newberg Earns Bronze Quality Award from AHCA

Avamere at Newberg Earns Bronze Quality Award from AHCA

For Immediate Release: 6/8/22 NEWBERG, Ore. – Avamere at Newberg received the 2022 Bronze Commitment to Quality Award from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living. The award recognizes recipients for developing a foundation to...

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Celebrate Pride with These Movies, Books, & Podcasts

Celebrate Pride with These Movies, Books, & Podcasts

Happy Pride Month! Each June, people recognize Pride Month to celebrate, learn, and advocate. Supporting each other is something we do year-round, but this month specifically we recognize and celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community, including our team members and residents....

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