With two campuses nestled on 27 acres of gardens, trees, and lush foliage in Newberg, Oregon, Friendsview Retirement Community is a picturesque setting for retirement living near Portland and right next to George Fox University. With a variety of senior housing options and retirement homes to match your way of living, Friendsview is the ideal place to call home.

For over 56 years, Friendsview has been serving the needs of seniors looking …

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Enriching2016-03-18-10.05.06 Residents’ Art Experience Through Subjects, Styles, and Techniques

Recently, new art has appeared on the walls at Friendsview. In the dining room hang giclee prints of a Hopper lighthouse, a Moran of the Yellowstone River, and a Lassen volcano. Downstairs you’ll see national park posters to jog memories of Many Glacier Hotel, hiking Walter’s Wiggles in Zion, or climbing the Tetons. These all appeared through the efforts of Friendsview’s newest committee — Art …

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by Frances Richie

francie-downsizing“Help! I want to downsize, but am stuck. I would like to move to a retirement community while still young enough to enjoy all the amenities, but I am overwhelmed with the task of going through everything I own. What should I do?”

Whether single or married, divorced or widowed, most of us have hit the Downsizing Dilemma at some point in our lives. Flummoxed by what do with all of our “stuff”, …

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