In The News

The Springs Living and communities have been featured in a variety of print and online media. Read from a recent list of articles here.

October 18, 2018

As Labor Woes Continue, Senior Living Providers Must Invest in People

Senior Housing News, October 17, 2018

While many senior living owners and operators stress investing in their buildings to keep occupancy high, investing in their workers is equally as important, if not more so.

That was among the top takeaways from a panel discussion at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) fall conference in Chicago, which began in full Wednesday. The panel included leaders from Belmont Village Senior Living, Trilogy Health Services and The Springs Living.

“What we found was, where we have seasoned, tenured executive directors, they seem to be great at developing seasoned, tenured managers,” Stubblefield said. “And it has an impact on … the turnover.”

September 21, 2018

The Springs Living is Honored at the Oregon Healthcare Association Annual Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to Executive Director Amy Brown, recipient of the Leadership Award and kudos to the residents of The Springs at Clackamas Woods for the honor of the OHCA 2018 Enrichment of Life Award!  

September 20, 2018

17,000 crystals and 2 years in the making, and the quilt is donated to a good cause

Rose Wagner, a resident of The Springs Living in Billings, MT, will be donating her hand-made quilt to be auctioned off for the local "Rockin' and Walkin' Down Memory Lane" fundraising event.

August 21, 2018

One of U of O’s oldest living cheerleaders gets a cheer of her own

Donna Pitcher, along with her family and friends at The Springs at Greer Gardens, a senior living community in north Eugene celebrated her 90th birthday and a University of Oregon cheer. "O!"

August 12, 2018

Senior Community Expands in Old Town Sherwood

The Springs Living at Sherwood will add 120,000 square feet and 80 new full-time equivalent jobs. Portland, Oregon-based contractor, Todd Construction, will break ground in mid-August, 2018. The addition will bring the total number of living units from 67 to 160, and will introduce a new element to the senior community: independent living apartments.

July 24, 2018

Promoting Quality Through Leadership

Fee Stubblefield, CEO and founder of The Springs Living is interviewed to provide insights on leadership and the development of leaders in long term care.

July 17, 2018

Why living in a community can be good for your health

One in three Americans is now 50 or older — by 2030, one in five will be 65+. Studies show that adults who live alone are more prone to social isolation and are less likely to receive help with their functional limitations. If your life is such that you cannot commit to full-time care or providing stimulating activities, then it may be time to investigate community living. The right environment may surprise you with positive effects.

July 17, 2018

Thought Leader Forum: The complex challenges for caregivers

As baby boomers continue to retire, the question of how to care for this large, aging population has risen to the forefront of the national health care conversation. It’s a crisis facing employers as well, who stand to lose billions annually from lost productivity from a workforce that often serves as unpaid family caregivers. The Portland Business Journal recently gathered experts from the public and private sector to discuss the challenges facing caregivers and offer solutions to tackle this complex issue. The discussion, moderated by Suzanne Stevens, included.

Jim Carlson, president and CEO, Oregon Health Care Association
Fee Stubblefield, president and CEO, The Springs Living
Jerry Cohen, state director, AARP Oregon
Lori Delone, vice president and chief information officer of Health Plans, Cambia Health Solutions
Peggy Maguire, senior vice president of corporate accountability and performance, Cambia Health Solutions and president, Cambia Health Foundation

July 12, 2018

Congressman holds Town Hall at The Springs at Carman Oaks in Lake Oswego

U.S. Rep. Kurt Schrader visited Lake Oswego last week to hold a Town Hall at The Springs at Carman Oaks senior living facility and tour the nearby construction site of The Springs Living at Lake Oswego.

June 20, 2018

Boy Scout Troop 1917 Retires Old Glory

Boy Scouts from Whitefish Troop 1917 "retired" 75 worn U.S. flags by carefully cutting them apart and placing the pieces in a burning fire. In honor of Flag Day last week, the Boy Scouts held a flag retirement ceremony outside The Springs at Whitefish.

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