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An Assisted Living Resident’s Experience as an Oregon Duck

An Assisted Living Resident’s Experience as an Oregon Duck

It was 1947 during the Civil War football game between two college rivals: University of Oregon and Oregon State University. Oregon State scored a 58-yard pass in the third quarter, putting them on top. But the game wasn’t over just yet. Avamere at Hillsboro resident...

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Reminiscing on a Life of Painting

Reminiscing on a Life of Painting

Tucked away in an assisted living apartment at Avamere at Hillsboro surrounded by beautiful house plants, you’ll find a painter, Mary Grellman. Mary paints artwork of all sizes, from pieces hung on the walls to large murals on buildings. Painting from Reno to Bellevue...

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Creating Art from Bike Chains

Creating Art from Bike Chains

One assisted living resident at Avamere at Hillsboro, an assisted living community in Hillsboro, Oregon, is getting creative with bicycle chains. At 99 years young, Melvin “Mel” Mattson is a veteran having served in the Philippians during the 1940s. Today, he creates...

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Assisted Living Resident Shares Her Artistic Journey

Assisted Living Resident Shares Her Artistic Journey

It all started with a little extra spare time. Once her kids were off to school, Lucille Wold found her passion for painting. Now as a resident at Avamere at Hillsboro, Lucille’s breathtaking paintings cover the walls in every room in her assisted living apartment. An...

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