With two campuses nestled on 27 acres of gardens, trees, and lush foliage in Newberg, Oregon, Friendsview 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.

Since 1961, Friendsview has been serving the …

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When approaching your retirement years you begin to ask yourself if a move to a Life Plan Community is right for you. What about the cost? Am I too young? What about everything I’ll have to give up? 

Sam and Dorothy Farmer heard many of these same questions as they told their friends about their plans to move to Friendsview nearly 15 years ago. And as a volunteer resident tour guide since moving here, …

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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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