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.

May 11, 2020, Statesman Journal

Salem retirement center's glass wall lets families visit mom, grandmother on Mother's Day

At The Springs at Sunnyview, a retirement community in northeast Salem, eight families scheduled meetings with their loved ones through the "Looking Glass," a concept that allows families to visit face-to-face through a framed sheet of plexiglass.

May 08, 2020, KPTV FOX 12

Senior living facilities in Oregon will use ‘looking glass’ to help families celebrate Mother’s Day

The Springs Living senior living communities are making it easier for families to connect on Mother’s Day with an idea called “The Looking Glass”. It’s a portable plexiglass barrier that gets setup outside the entry so residents can come out and visit with family members on the other side.

May 07, 2020, Whitefish Pilot

Resident Sews the Softest Masks

Mariel Cole, 91, is a resident of The Springs at Whitefish and has sewn about 200 cloth masks. “I couldn’t not do it,” she said. “I know how to run a sewing machine and I needed to fill in.”

April 23, 2020, KDRV Newswatch 12

Local retirement homes successfully keeping COVID-19 out of facilities

The Springs at Anna Maria and The Springs at Veranda Park in Medford, Oregon are only allowing "essential visitors" during the Coronavirus pandemic. The goal is to keep COVID-19 away from the most vulnerable age group by keeping the virus outside of the buildings. According to The Springs Living, it is working.

April 23, 2020, KPTV FOX 12

Oregon National Guard delivers PPE to long-term care facilities across the state

SALEM, OR (KPTV) - The Oregon National Guard is delivering hundreds of thousands of pieces of Personal Protective Equipment to long-term care facilities and home-care workers across the state.

April 17, 2020, ReBusiness Online

Adequate COVID-19 testing is in short supply in senior living industry

A webinar hosted by the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing and Care (NIC) April 9th, featured speakers including Fee Stubblefield, Founder and CEO of The Springs Living.

April 14, 2020, Lake Oswego Review

Lakeridge student brings cheer to bagpipe instructor

Stay-at-home orders didn't stop Joonas Martin, an eighth grader at Lakeridge Middle School, from bringing some cheer to his former bagpipe instructor while still maintaining appropriate social distancing. The instructor and his wife life at The Springs at Lake Oswego.

April 14, 2020, McKnight's Senior Living

Preventive measure could pay off for The Springs Living communities

Spring Living Founder and CEO, Fee Stubblefield, told McKnight’s Friday that the company began implementing a host of preventive efforts at all of its 17 senior living communities in Oregon and Montana beginning at the end of February to help keep staff and residents healthy. The company’s efforts, which have included industrial sanitation of facilities, a hefty ramp-up in personal protective equipment stock and extra paid time off for sick workers, have allowed the company to keep incidents of positive cases to three at this point, including two staff members

April 10, 2020, Senior Housing News

Covid-19 Is Costing The Springs Living, But Provider Will ‘Hold the Line’

One company that can speak to the level of pain in the senior living market is The Springs Living. “We are going to get through this, we are going to hold the line,” Fee Stubblefield, Founder and CEO said. “We’re going to emerge out of this showing that we’re relevant, and that senior living is the very safest place for older adults to be.”

April 07, 2020,

Senior Community Protected in "outbreak that didn't happen"

The Department of Global Health reports out on seniors in community living during Covid-19 pandemic.

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