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Homes for a Lifetime

Home may be where the heart is, but it’s also a place many people are forced to abandon as they grow old or infirm. But if an Oregon group has its way, a concept known as “lifelong housing” will prove that doesn’t have to happen. A Portland Jewish architect is not only helping develop criteria…

Plenty of Reasons to Want Hope

“People I know and love have been afflicted with this disease. People I love have died from Alzheimer’s.” I don’t know anybody who doesn’t know somebody who has – or had – Alzheimer’s. My mother had Alzheimer’s and passed away in 2002. In 2010, 1,300 Oregonians died from Alzheimer’s. Today more than 76,000 Oregonians age…

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Debbi’s Devotion

For the past 14 years, Debbi Bodie has devoted her life to the comfort of our community’s eldest residents. She serves as chief development officer at Cedar Sinai Park, a nonprofit organization that provides residential care in an environment that respects Jewish values. Cedar Sinai Park maintains four affordable housing apart- ment buildings in downtown…

Senior Paradigm Shift

Cedar Sinai Park Chief Executive Officer David Fuks recently announced several promotions and additions to the CSP management team. This growth at the executive level reflects the growth in scope and services that began almost 10 years ago and today is moving forward at a significant pace. To long-time Portland residents, the Robison Jewish Health…