Expert Source

Vassar Byrd is a nationally recognized expert source on the topics of gerontology, innovative senior living and the importance of person-directed care. She has lent her expertise to stories in the L.A. Times, U.S. News & World Report, the New York Times, Parents.com, The Oregonian and more. She has also been featured in stories on KXL-FM News/Talk and NPR. 

Rose Villa is regularly featured in local and industry media. If you are a journalist, please contact Jennifer Werdel, Director of Marketing and Communications.

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Issues of Choice and Challenge

Dec 4, 2014
Balancing Quality of Life with Safety and Risk Vassar Byrd, Rose Villa CEO, will join a panel of professionals at the Wellspring Conference center on January 11, 2016. Presented by Making Oregon Vital... Read More »

Rose Villa's "Mr. Tomato"

Sep 23, 2014
Writer Janet Eastman recently sat down with Don Cresap aka "Mr. Tomato" and Bob Zimmer to talk about the community farmer's market and how their involvement helps the market to flourish. Don and Bob o... Read More »

Rose Villa featured in the Oregonian Food Day

Sep 17, 2014
In her quest to identify a senior community that could serve her vegan diet needs, Sue Griffin found herself at Rose Villa. In the following article by Food Day writer Grant Butler, Sue shares her exp... Read More »

ACF Pro Chefs Oregon Annual BBQ Competition

Jul 30, 2014
ACF Pro Chefs Oregon recently held their 5th Annual BBQ Competition at their picnic in Cook Park. Read More »