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Mental Health and Seniors
According to the Pan American Health Organization people aged 85 and older have the highest suicide rate of any age group. This statistic may shock many Oregonians, but it doesn’t… Read More
Your House is a Declining Asset: Why Older Adults Should Consider Selling Now
Traditionally, a house is viewed as an asset. But is it? CBS MoneyWatch writers explain it best here: “The house itself, the physical structure that you built or bought, is… Read More
Your Nose Knows: Smell Loss and Brain Health
It can be surprising to learn that our sense of smell is linked to brain health. One in two people over age 60 may be living with smell loss, but… Read More
The best part about living in this retirement community is the people. Early on I discovered that there are no old people here at Friendsview. There are just people. People… Read More
The Stigma of Senior Living
Has the stigma of senior living kept you from planning for the future or seeking the care you may need? If so, you’re not alone. Studies and polls show that… Read More
My Kids Don’t Want My Stuff: Downsizing for Senior Living
Some call it right-sizing, others call it down-sizing, but at least one person calls it, “one of the most daunting, challenging, and important things we will do in our later… Read More
Two Generations Connect
by Sherry Macy Friendsview’s close proximity to a major university offers residents multiple opportunities for intergenerational connections. Audit a class, build team spirit and cheer for the Bruins, worship at… Read More
Why Friendsview? Why Now?
by Marj KaiserFriendsview “Founder” Jeff and I had both reached our mid-fifties when we moved to Oregon in 2008. He had already retired, but I continued to work. The “12… Read More