From the Congo to Paris, France to South America to the Middle East—Friendsview residents have lived and worked all over the world. Some as professionals, others as ambassadors for their… Read More

Selling your home

Just as preparing for retirement requires thoughtful planning, so does deciding when to sell your home before you make the big move to a senior living community. The decision on… Read More

Friendsview Students

Retiring closer to friends

“A friend is one of the best things you can have, and one of the best things you can be.”  ~Winnie the Pooh “The world could use a friend right… Read More

Brian and Janice Beals

Friendsview at 60: a Resident’s view

by Sherry Macy To celebrate Friendsview’s first fifty years, resident Betty Hockett took on the task of publishing the comprehensive story of our Vision with a Future. In reviewing its… Read More

From GFU to retirement

George Fox University (GFU) students typically are not thinking or learning about retirement and senior living. Well, unless you’re Sam Farmer in the 1950’s and in need of a wedding… Read More

Horticulture at PCC

Last spring’s COVID shutdown caused every Portland Community College campus to close, and that included the Newberg Center, located near our Springbrook Meadows neighborhood. Sadly, the closure included its gerontology… Read More

A Short Employee Spotlight

When rain and light snow began to fall on February 12, no one expected that it would lead to hundreds of thousands of people losing power for multiple days, or… Read More

When to plan for retirement

Let’s face it, many activities are on pause thanks to COVID-19. But there’s one thing that doesn’t pause even during a pandemic: aging. The aging process continues regardless of world… Read More