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COVID-19 Update 4/01/2020

Unfortunately, one of our residents recently tested positive for COVID-19. We have notified proper health authorities as well as all those associated with our community. The resident is currently quarantined and we continue to closely monitor their health as well as other residents and team members. We understand and apologize for the angst this may …

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Friendsview Coronavirus Updated Precautions 3/23/20

An update on our message from last night (03/22):  We are pleased to report the resident who was tested for COVID-19 has come back with a negative test result. Due to availability, the team member’s test is still in process.  We’re optimistic this will be completed soon and the team member remains in isolation at home with improved symptoms. We …

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Friendsview Coronavirus Updated Precautions 3/22/20

Dear Friendsview Community, The Department of Human Services has recommended Friendsview post signs at our entry as one of our team members and a resident have been tested for COVID-19 based on the recommendation of their health care providers. The team member is quarantined at their home and is doing well, and the resident is …

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Friendsview Coronavirus Precautions: Visitor Restriction

In consultation with the Oregon Health Authority and the Department of Human Services, Friendsview is implementing the following: Only essential individuals are allowed beyond the main building lobby. Essential individuals are defined as: Facility staff Outside medical personnel Vendors Adult protective services staff Licensing/Survey staff Long Term Care Ombudsman and Deputies (staff, not volunteers) Friends …

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Friendsview Takes Steps to Prevent Cases of COVID-19

Responding to the spread of coronavirus, Friendsview is actively preparing to prevent and contain cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel virus. “The health and wellness of our residents and the caregiving teams who support them is our top priority,” said Todd Engle, Executive Director. “Our team is concerned, we are informed, and …

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From your editor, Bonnie Sloat…

Thursday, September 26, 2019 Community is where they know your name. At Friendsview we know each other’s names… because we wear name tags! Does that disqualify us as community? Absolutely not! Community has been in my thoughts recently as I reflect on our day-to-day life at Friendsview. Definitions of community include shared values, interests, activities, …

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Tidying Up!

Surprisingly enough, “Tidying Up” is an oil painting by American artist Isabel Bishop. The original work hangs in the Indianapolis Museum of Art. The artist focused most of her creativity on women going about their everyday lives.

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From your editor, Bonnie Sloat…

At Women’s Coffee Mingle this week we rehearsed the collapse of summer into fall and the changes taking place. All across the Friendsview campus we hear residents proclaim—“Autumn is my favorite season!”

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From your editor, Bonnie Sloat…

Days have lengthened and the painted colors on our Friendsview landscape is a welcome sight! Resident gardeners dig in the dirt at the Friendsview Gardens, and folks are again walking on the George Fox University track – always a safe place to walk.

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From your editor, Bonnie Sloat…

I certainly enjoyed introducing myself and my husband, Dale, in our first issue last August! We were pictured in our home on Cherry Street, where we enjoyed our front-row seats as University Village grew from the ground up and now moves toward completion. It will soon get its final touches and be ready to go public!

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