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Rose Villa CEO: We’re Going Big on Small Homes, Zero-Emissions Pocket Neighborhoods

Jul 29, 2022
The small-home senior living and pocket neighborhood trends are alive and well at Rose Villa. The continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Portland, Oregon, has for years made a name for itself ... Read More »

Rose Villa's innovative Madrona Grove Supportive Living opens

Jun 17, 2022
Technically speaking, Madrona Grove Supportive Living is a nursing home, where residents have access to 24-hour nursing care. But Madrona Grove, on the campus of Rose Villa Senior Living, is so much m... Read More »

Next-Generation Senior Living Design Focuses on Connection

May 12, 2022
These are not your parents’ senior living communities — at least not if Craig Witz and Vassar Byrd have anything to say about it. Speaking at the recent Environments for Aging na... Read More »

As Senior Living Market Conditions Shift, Small Home Models Keep Gaining Momentum

May 3, 2022
The small-house senior living trend is only growing — and a handful of trends are helping to shape how the product type is evolving. Interest in small-home senior living has swelled in recent ye... Read More »

2022 EFA Conference Review: Design Ideas For The Next Generation Of Senior Living

Apr 22, 2022
The next generation of seniors is looking for something different. That was the message from speakers Craig Witz, principal at Witz Company, and Vassar Byrd, CEO at Rose Villa and presi... Read More »

Common Mistakes That Could Harm Your Staff Retention

Jan 5, 2022
Given the staffing shortage in the senior care industry, improving staff retention is more important now than ever. But staff retention has other implications for senior care settings, parti... Read More »

Post-vaccine: The future of senior living

Jul 19, 2021
With the ready availability of the COVID-19 vaccine to anyone age 12 and older, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent announcement that people can resume activities w... Read More »

Clarity, confidence and competence: Leadership through COVID-19 chaos reveals industry’s resilience

May 28, 2021
Running a nursing home during the pandemic, especially in its frightening and exhausting early months, may have left some leaders feeling they were trying to fix the engine while flying. But a panel o... Read More »

COVID-19 good news: 1st doses of vaccine have reached almost all Oregonians in long-term care

Feb 23, 2021
Oregon quietly reached a monumental milestone last week in the fight against COVID-19. First doses of the vaccine for COVID-19 have reached almost every nursing home, assisted living and memory care ... Read More »

Some senior care staff unsure about the coronavirus vaccine as managers race to educate workers

Jan 14, 2021
John Eaglin Jr. works with some of the most vulnerable Oregonians, but when he learned he could get a shot of the vaccine against the coronavirus, he wasn’t sure if he wanted to d... Read More »

Nursing home staff COVID-19 vaccination: A work in progress

Jan 14, 2021
At nursing homes across the country, residents are stepping up for a shot of what Mary Lynn Spalding, CEO of Christian Care Communities, calls "liquid gold." But staff have been more hesitant&nbs... Read More »

A special present at Rose Villa

Dec 30, 2020
Rose Villa in Oak Grove was among Oregon‘s first long-term care facilities to receive the Pfizer vaccine on Monday, Dec. 21, when approximately 180 staff and residentsgot the first of two COVID-... Read More »