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.

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.

June 10, 2018

The Springs at Carman Oaks, in Lake Oswego, celebrates Alzheimer's Association's "Longest Day"

For The Springs at Carman Oaks Life Enrichment Director Lisa Oetken, the Longest Day was the perfect opportunity to give back to an organization that has helped her and her residents on many levels. So, on June 21, Oetken, staff and residents gathered in the parking lot of The Springs at Carman Oaks, 3900 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, to host a Coffee and Doughnut stand from 10 a.m. to noon, and a lemonade and ice cream bar stand from noon to 2 p.m. Funds raised go directly toward benefiting the Alzheimer's Association's mission to increase awareness.

March 23, 2018, KULR8

SYNERGY HomeCare hosts "supper with a senior" event

What does an 85-year-old have in common with a 9-year-old? Probably more than you think.

At SYNERGY Homecare's "supper with a senior" event, senior citizens at The Springs at Grand Park and fourth graders from Trinity Lutheran school exchange stories and dine together in an attempt to learn from each other and create long lasting friendships.

March 08, 2018

The Springs at Butte Honors Employee with Service Award

Andrew Zemljak of The Springs at Butte is recognized for his dedication and exceptional service to residents of The Springs Living. 

January 22, 2018, Medford Mail Tribune

People in Business: Jan. 20

The Springs Living has named Travis Staples executive director for The Springs at Veranda Park, a retirement community serving seniors with independent and assisted-living options. Staples is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Oregon and California, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and a certificate of applied finance and economics at Southern Oregon University.

December 26, 2017

The Springs Living names Travis Staples as Executive Director of The Springs at Veranda Park

The Springs Living has named Travis Staples as Executive Director for The Springs at Veranda Park, a community serving seniors with independent and assisted living options.

Staples has a long history of working in the senior housing field as well as strong ties to Southern Oregon. "Travis fits perfectly into The Springs Living family and the transition has been seamless," says Eric Christensen, Regional Operations Director for The Springs Living. "His knowledge, experience, leadership and the fact that he is essentially coming home to this area, will benefit both the staff and residents."

October 27, 2017

The Springs at Missoula Launches Remodel of Memory Care Environment

Footsteps® Memory Care at The Springs at Missoula offers residents a variety of specially designed environmental features to remind them of home

 Uniquely designed for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, Footsteps® Memory Care is crafted to walk with families through the journey of memory loss.   

The major remodel of Footsteps® memory care to The Springs at Missoula features environmental spaces designed to help loved ones suffering from dementia a sense of familiarity and comfort. For example, furnishings from an earlier era will help them recall a time in their former lives.

October 20, 2017

Fee Stubblefield, President of The Springs Living, named to the Oregon Health Care Association Board of Directors for 2017

Stubblefield will serve as Board Chair

Fee Stubblefield, president and CEO of The Springs Living, has been named board chair for the Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) Board of Directors. He will be one of the 16 members of the OHCA Executive Board, whose commitment and service help the OHCA improve lives by advancing quality long-term care in Oregon. 

October 20, 2017, Lake Oswego Review

A centennial celebration

Surrounded by balloons and plenty of champagne, residents and staff at The Springs at Carman Oaks helped resident Ferriel DeLap celebrate her 100th birthday last week.

"I'm not sure if have a secret," DeLap said of her remarkable age. "However, I do know it's important to have something pleasant to look forward to, and to be pleasant and kind to one another." 

October 18, 2017, Portland Tribune

The Springs Living breaks ground in Lake Oswego

City officials and longtime The Springs Living employees gathered last week for a ground-breaking ceremony to officially kick off construction of The Springs at Lake Oswego, a new senior living community in Lake Grove. Under overcast skies and occasional rain, Lake Oswego Mayor Kent Studebaker joined Stubblefield, Todd Counstruction Inc. President Brent Schafer, Myhre Group Architects' Ray Yancey and Bill and Dottie Schonely to wield golden shovels and turn over the ceremonial first scoops of dirt.

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