The Village Featured in the Gresham Outlook

In honor of The Village’s 50th anniversary, The Gresham Outlook featured The Village in an article on Tuesday November 19.  Click here to look at the report.

Gresham Outlook article 11-13

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As frequently happens, we have limited availablitly of certain sized apartments.  Please contact us to see what a wonderful place this is so you can check on availablility and  put your name on our waiting list if the unit you want is not available.  We fill our apartments from our waiting lists first.  Call now to make an appointment!

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Retirement Living Designed with You in Mind!

The Village Retirement Center is a ‘dream come true‘ for seniors.  It is a community of homes for those who have reached retirement age.  A home of your own combined with a friendship of others in a quiet Christian atmosphere.

The Village is located in beautiful Oregon !  It is in an appealing  setting in the city of Gresham, Oregon,  just on the outskirts of Portland.  Gresham is known for its mild climate and beautiful greenery.

The Village gives you the chance to enjoy the pursuits that you have only dreamed of… develop skills, learn new things and share your knowledge and expertise with others.  At The Village you can be as busy and involved as you wish.

The Village is a private, non-smoking, not for profit senior living community. Though not officially connected with the Seventh-day Adventist denomination, The Village was started in 1963 by Seventh-day Adventist businessmen and is governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time and expertise.

The Village offers contentment that comes from knowing that you are living in a peaceful, relaxed community that is staffed with caring individuals twenty four hours per day, seven days a week.

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The Village is situated on 16 park-like acres. Here you can enjoy the peacefulness of the landscaped grounds, or in a matter of minutes, you can be shopping in downtown Portland or Gresham. There are several suburban shopping centers within a few blocks. Bus service to and from The Village is excellent.

The Village is a community of single level dwellings ranging in size from studio apartments to spacious two bedroom – two bath apartments with attached garages.  The Village provides elegant living options in a wide variety of pricing and sizes to meet different needs.

Activities, as varied as your interests, keep you as busy as you want to be.

Our spacious grounds are very conducive to walking among varied landscapes. There is space near your home for your own selection of flowers, shrubs and/or vegetable gardens.

The Village popular facilities and activities include: The Community Center, library, woodworking shop, beauty/barber salon, exercise classes, Bible study groups, Resident council, special dinners, game groups and volunteer opportunities. The Community Center has private meeting rooms available for your personal parties and get-togethers.

The Village Activity Director and the Resident’s Activity Committee plan many activities such as musical programs, picnics and birthday parties as well as trips on The Village Bus. These include beach visits, sightseeing excursions, dinners out and cultural and educational programs.

Downtown Gresham is just 2 ½ miles from The Village and Metropolitan Portland is only 20 minutes away and provides museums, libraries, concerts, cultural events and entertainment for added variety.

Your New Home – The Village was designed for your comfort and pleasure. Each residence has a private entrance and an individual patio area with lovely landscaped grounds that blend into the setting of rolling hills, green lawns, and beautiful flowers. Home interiors are carpeted wall-to-wall and furnished with a range,  refrigerator and  microwave. Some units are also furnished a dishwasher and a washer and dryer.  Each home is completely weatherized and features its own healt pump/ air conditioner.  Bathrooms are equipped with either shower or tub/shower combinations. Laundry facilities are provided. The Village maintains the common grounds and utilities.

There are many different home sizes and configurations that you can choose from. Prepaid Rents and monthly service fees are determined by the size of the unit, so you may select the size that best meets your needs and your situation.

The Village also offers a community Dining Room with reasonably priced meals served three times a day. The Lunch meal is the main meal where you may come as you wish. Plans are available for one, two, or three meals daily. The Dining Room offers many healthy choices and provides both meat and vegetarian selections.

You are encouraged to join your neighbors in the dining room. Family and friends are welcome any time. Holiday and special occasion dinners are held throughout the year for all to enjoy.

The Village Chapel – holds up to 200 worshipers and is available to members of our community in their varied faiths. Regular worship services are scheduled throughout the week.

Prestige Living - These units are designed for current residents who want to have their own unit within the Community Center and desire three meals a day and light housekeeping all included in one fee.

The Village offers transportation for medical appointments and grocery shopping on scheduled days of the week. The Village bus takes bigger groups while the mobility van takes smaller groups. Recreational trips are also offered both in the Portland Area and also to other areas of interest in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Many activities are held in the Community Center where the dining room, chapel, library, resident services center, beauty salon, recreation room, meeting room, activity office and administrative offices are located.

Staff - The Village is staffed by caring professionals in every department. Their goal is to provide the best service possible for residents.

It’s your home – Few rules and regulations exist at The Village … only those necessary to support your right to independent living. It is your home at The Village and is waiting to be furnished and decorated by you. Guests are welcome, a parking space for your automobile is available, and if need be, arrangements for an additional car space, carport, R.V. space, or garage can be made.

At the Village you can experience the Not-for-Profit difference where service to residents is of utmost importance.

If  you are interested in becoming a resident of The Village Retirement Center or know of someone who is, contact:

The Village Retirement Center
4501 W. Powell Blvd.
Gresham, Oregon 97030
P 503-665-3137

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