News from Avamere at Waterford:
Congratulations to Avamere-Medford for taking 3rd place in this years 59th Annual Pear Blossom Parade: PEARS, Vines, Wines and Good Times event.
Avamere Health and Fitness Club hosts its annual Fall Health Fair next week.
When it comes to love and Valentine's Day, images of octogenarians and a retirement home aren't the first to pop into our heads.
Popular culture often suggests love is largely for young people with pearly whites, the bodies of Olympians and the ability to text romantic messages to their significant others while chatting on the cell phone with a prospective romantic replacement.
But Medford resident Fred Kruggel, 85, could give us lessons about commitment and real love...
As Rick Miller settles into his apartment at Avamere's assisted living center on SE 30th Ave., he tries to see his new environment through his grandfather's eyes.
Miller's grandparents had spent part of their retirement years in a cottage at this same complex. His grandfather had spent his working years in construction and would have had a keen eye for the details that can make daily life more pleasant - or aggravating.
Miller, though, is not a typical resident. First of all, he's far too young. But he's also founder and chief executive officer of Avamere Group. That makes him boss of the 4,000 staff at its health care service companies throughout the Pacific Northwest...