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

A lifelong love of learning

  Can lifelong learning help keep you young? The answer is yes, according to Frances “Francie” Richey, resident of Friendsview, a senior living community in Newberg. As the granddaughter of… Read More

Celebrating Alice Cooper

After many different positions and 30 years, we are sad to see our Health Services Administrative Coordinator, Alice retire, but we are very grateful to have spent many years of… Read More

Senior couple studying the Bible

Why Choose Faith-Based Senior Living?

“We never age out of the need for spiritual encouragement and fellowship,” Ron Stansell, Friendsview Resident Council Chair, shared when asked, Why choose faith- based senior living? Older adults who… Read More