So here’s the deal. We look at life as a partnership. To get the most out of life, you have responsibilities to yourself and to others. What you are capable of gets bigger, the broader your network. The scope of your life expands with the other lives you touch. Yes, DEFINITELY sometimes it’s work, sometimes it’s play – all of it is growth.

Rose Villa is about the power of community. We really do think the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Even more important, you never know exactly how it’s going to turn out! Life is exciting. And we are IN IT 100%.

Our partnership with you means you can customize the home you live in, use our large and varied number of gathering spaces to pursue your interests and passions, partake in any of the wide array of classes, seminars, performances, or workshops you like, simply spend time in your garden plot in our two-acre community garden, or hang out on our rooftop deck drinking coffee and reading….we’ve designed our community to support the life you want to live, whatever it may be.

And your partnership with us means we expect you to really bring it! An honest all-in attitude, a collaborative approach, genuine curiosity and respect. This is what makes our community something special. It makes it a place you will find true friends, colleagues, kindred spirits, and fellow daredevils.

Who wouldn’t want a full, rich, authentic life?

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Residents’ Association Council


The Rose Villa Residents’ Association promotes an atmosphere of collaboration to ensure the social, spiritual, cultural, recreational, and environmental wellbeing of the whole community. An elected council provides a representative framework for residents to discuss ideas, areas of concern, and participate in decision making that supports the lifestyles of all residents.

The Council Chair, Vice Chair, Immediate Past Chair, and nine Councilors manage the affairs of the Association. The Councilors support groups and activities of specific interest to members of the Association. Each Councilor is also responsible for a particular theme.


The Council encourages all residents to participate in resident groups and activities, as they choose.

Rose Villa Pledge to Asian American-Pacific Islanders

As a community of seniors, Rose Villa stands in solidarity with our AAPI (Asian American-Pacific Islander) residents against the centuries old hate and violence that has smoldered unseen, but most recently ignited by the xenophobic labeling of the COVID pandemic. As an extended family of residents and employees, we join together to insure a safe and welcoming space for all to live and work within a diverse and inclusive set of values and principles. As an institution with deep roots in the Portland area, we commit to protect, defend and work alongside the AAPI community as we directly confront the violence and racism unleashed by this fear.

Written by the Rose Villa Resident iDream Committee


Glenn Rodriguez, Rose Villa, Inc. Board Chair
Vassar T. Byrd, Rose Villa Chief Executive Officer
Bill Rector, Rose Villa Residents’ Council Chair

Future Resident Club

Even if you may not move to Rose Villa for several years, you can begin enjoying your good life now as a member of our Future Resident Club – a special program for people planning for their retirement in advance. Once you decide on Rose Villa as your future home and complete the application, you can immediately access these amenities. Welcome to the neighborhood!

Monthly benefits and privileges include:

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