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Rose Villa Senior Living Board Selects Next CEO

March 5, 2024Rose Villa Senior Living’s board of directors today announced the appointment of Glen Lewis as the organization’s next CEO. Lewis, formerly executive director at Des Moines, Iowa... Read More »

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Colorful quilt installation brightens the fabric of long-term care life

Mar 13, 2024
McKnight's Senior Living highlights the newly installed art and decor in our Madrona Grove Supportive Living neighborhood. The colorful quilts and gallery walls were generously donated by our very own... Read More »

Rose Villa Phase 3: Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards

Jan 1, 2024
Rose Villa is awarded 1st place in the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) / Life Plan Community (LPC) category for the Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards Read More »

Rose Villa: Design for Aging Review Award

Dec 31, 2023
Rose Villa receives The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design for Aging Review Special Recognition Award for its Phase 3 project as one of only 5 recipients this year.  Read More »

Former Rose Villa Leader Byrd Joins Kendal as New CEO

Dec 5, 2023
The Kendal Corporation has named Vassar Byrd as its new CEO starting early next month. Byrd most recently served as CEO of Portland, Oregon Life Plan community Rose Villa Senior Living.  Read More »

Making The Case For Greywater Systems In Senior Living

Aug 14, 2023
Rose Villa is one of the first senior living communities to implement a greywater reclamation system to curtail its use of freshwater. The community is committed to fostering environmentally sustainab... Read More »

Rose Villa Senior Living announces CEO transition plan

Jul 12, 2023
Rose Villa Senior Living’s board of directors today announced CEO Vassar T. Byrd’s decision to explore new growth and development opportunities beyond Rose Villa, the nonprofit life plan c... Read More »

Rose Villa’s Rosebud Preschool showcases an inter-generational curriculum

Jun 30, 2023
Jennifer Loring describes the evolution of Rosebud Preschool on the campus of Rose Villa Senior Living as a “beautiful journey.” Read More »

CCRC’s sustainability initiatives get boost through resident partnerships

May 5, 2023
Being good stewards of resources is especially important to residents in the Pacific Northwest, and particularly among the residents of Rose Villa Senior Living, according to the continuing care retir... Read More »

Greywater reclamation system at Rose Villa is the first of its kind in a senior-living community

Mar 27, 2023
As Oregonians, we tend to take water for granted. After all, we have rain, we have melting snowpack, we have rivers. But there will come a time in the future when everyone will have to make changes to... Read More »

Rose Villa Senior Living Promotes Angela Hansen, CMA to Chief Financial Officer

Feb 20, 2023
Portland, Ore. [February 20, 2023] — Rose Villa Senior Living today announced the appointment of Angela Hansen, CMA, to Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Hansen will oversee all financial controls, b... Read More »

Crowning Achievement At Rose Villa

Jan 18, 2023
"We have brought to fruition a new way of living for seniors,” CEO Vassar Byrd says. “One that honors their independence and desire to live their values. I believe Rose Villa is changing t... Read More »

There’s a New, Intergenerational Preschool Coming to Rose Villa

Sep 18, 2022
When I heard that a new accredited, intergenerational preschool was coming to SE Portland’s Rose Villa Senior Living Community, I had to find out more. After chatting with Rose Villa’... Read More »