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

Senior couple enjoying a trail walk in Newberg, OR

Perks of Retiring in Newberg, Oregon

What do hot air balloon rides, food trucks, and drive-in theaters have in common? You can find them all in Newberg, Oregon. As the 25th largest city in Oregon, with… Read More

An Expansion Story

by Sherry Macy Ron and Divonna Crecelius made a speedy decision in 1999 when a first-floor apartment in the Manor suddenly became available. Divonna’s earliest expansion memory occurred right next… Read More

Senior woman posing for a picture

How Mental Health Affects Seniors

The mental health of Americans, and specifically seniors, is a hot topic right now. With such an extended season of aggressive distancing and quarantines in 2020, many people are feeling… Read More

Senior couple enjoying the day, talking on a bench

How to Choose a Retirement Community

Choosing a retirement community isn’t a simple decision. You can’t just throw a dart at a map and hope for the best. At Friendsview, we’re fond of saying successful aging… Read More

enhanced living at friendsview

What is Enhanced Living?

“It won’t happen to me. I’m strong and healthy — I don’t think I’ll ever need senior assisted living.” Before you commit to these common statements, consider this:  According to… Read More