Marquis Life

Newsletter

News for our residents, families, staff and community. Read below for an excerpt from our current newsletter.

Getting Better and Staying Healthy:

Over the past few years our industry has gone through many changes,including an increase in the number of seniors living in Adult Foster Homes. We are seeing rehab residents discharging to Adult Foster Homes over Assisted Living, often because they prefer the close-knit community or because it is a more affordable option.....


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Press

04.07.2014 The Vital Life Foundation Names New Executive Director
03.14.2014 Vital Volunteer for 2013 by the Marquis Plum Ridge Vital Volunteers
03.14.2014 Students open their hearts to senior citizens
12.12.2013 Idaho Business Review: "Outstanding Foundation"
12.02.2013 An interview with Eleanora, a 6th-grader from Childpeace Montessori School, who volunteers at our Autumn Hills location in Portland
10.02.2013 A Chance to Fly (Fish) Again
09.09.2013 Wilsonville Spokesman: New Chapters Program Helps Retired Wasco County Police Sheriff Ride Again
08.27.2013 Marquis Shasta Block Party Featured on ABC News
08.19.2013 Bernadine Gallucci Celebrates 102nd Birthday with New Chapters
07.15.2013 Marquis Facilities Celebrate New, Updated Therapy Rooms
06.11.2013 AHCA/NCAL Honors Phil Fogg, Jr., with National Patient Advocacy Award
04.12.2013 Canby Herald: "Marquis Home Village Hosts Community Easter Egg Hunt"
04.05.2013 Forest Grove Leader: "A Glorious Weekend for the Hunt"
04.05.2013 ABC/FOX Montana: "Butte Man Fulfills Wish at Discovery"
04.01.2013 Statesman Journal: "Care center proposed for Boise site"
04.01.2013 Gresham Outlook: "Celebrity for the day with Marquis resident"
03.11.2013 Herald & News Connection: "Plumb Ridge offers more than nursing"
01.23.2013 Oregonian: "Health facility residents go back to Centennial High School for a different kind of senior prom"
01.10.2013 Woodburn Independant: "Marquis Silver Gardens Receives 4-star ratings in all State Monitored Care Categories"
12.25.2012 Fox 5: "AMR reunites families for Christmas"
11.17.2012 KPTV: "Quadriplegic 'On The Hunt' to Overcome Diversity"
11.16.2012 Newberg Graphic: "Newberg will get new nursing facility"
09.21.2012 The Vital Life Foundation Helps the Families of Hundreds of Senior Care Residents Give Back to the Families of Staff Members
09.12.2012 The Vital Life Foundation Connects Senior Adults with At-Risk Youth Through Horticulture Education
08.24.2012 KCRG: "88 Year Old Woman's Wish To Go Fishing Granted"
08.23.2012 Molalla Pioneer: "Former Molalla resident's dream comes true"
08.20.2012 Springfield Times: Marquis Resident, Attends Seattle Mariners Game through New Chapters Program
08.07.2012 Portland Tribune: "After many years, Deke goes back to the books"
07.30.2012 KATU: Task Force Proposes Improvement for Alzheimer's Cases
07.28.2012 KTVG: "High Flying Day for 90-Year-Old Billings Native"
07.24.2012 Portland Tribune: Senior Angler Finally Gets His Fish Story
07.11.2012 Oregon Patient Safety Commission: "Oregon Nursing Home Prevents Falls One Patient at a Time"
05.15.2012 Broad plan launched to help fight Alzheimer's
04.01.2012 The Record Searchlight: "Alzheimer's Disease Affects the Entire Family"
03.18.2012 Record Searchlight: Letter to the Editor, "Care center staff deeply appreciated"
03.03.2012 The Oregon Patient Safety Commission and The Regence Foundation Recognizes Marquis Mt. Tabor as one of the State's Leaders in Patient Safety Reporting
02.18.2012 Canby Letter to the Editor: "Marquis a Wonderful Resource for Canby Area to Have"
02.08.2012 The Newberg Graphic: "Elvis has entered the building"
01.19.2012 Successful Flood Evacuation thanks to 7 Brides Brewery and Silver Gardens staff
12.22.2011 Marquis Shaw Mountain has been busy this season with its ‘Vital Volunteer’ program
12.08.2011 The Daily Journal of Commerce: “Portland private school gets creative to pay for upgrades”
12.05.2011 THE VITAL LIFE FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER IS AVAILABLE NOW
11.04.2011 MORAGA, Calif.: “The Vital Life Foundation Wins Excellence Award for Backpack to School Program Benefitting Local Area Children”
11.01.2011 PORTLAND, Ore. – KATU: Local gallery puts a kibosh on the idea of 'old people art'
10.22.2011 Redding, Calif – The Record Searchlight: Video from the 2011 Walk to End Alzheimer's
10.22.2011 Redding, Calif. - The Record Searchlight: "Alzheimer's first run in Redding a success; participants raise awareness, funds for national association"
09.22.2011 Vital Life Foundation and Medical Teams International (MTI)
09.19.2011 Redding, CA – The Record Searchlight: "91-year-old has wish come true"
08.25.2011 Comedian Ron Funches to Headline Show Alongside the Videoed Shticks of Portland Seniors on September 16
08.08.2011 The Vital Life Foundation Helps Hundreds of Senior Care Residents Give Back to the Families of Staff Members
08.08.2011 Marquis Companies Receives National Award for Commitment to Quality Services
08.08.2011 Marquis Plaza Regency Receives Award for Quality Care
08.05.2011 “Dust was flying in the Stafford area July 16 during 'The Stomp,' the first fundraiser of its kind for the Vital Life Foundation”
08.05.2011 "Ron Funches Clip"
07.25.2011 ABC-News: "2011 Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Pageant - Felma Schrimshire took top prize over 74 other contestants"
07.12.2011 The Centennial View, Las Vegas: "Virtual Rehabilitation Adds Fun to Occupational Therapy"
06.29.2011 Marquis Companies Receives National Award for Commitment to Quality Services
06.28.2011 The Vital Life Foundation Sponsors and Redecorate Room at Ronald McDonald House in Portland
06.20.2011 Royal Rosarians and Marquis Companies Crown 95 Year-Old, Dorthy "DOT" Fisher the 2011 Rose Queen
06.14.2011 KOIN-TV, Portland: "Woman Gets Dream Cruise"
05.26.2011 Lake Oswego Review, "Mrs. Gertzinger goes back to school"
04.14.2011 KGO, San Francisco: "Exercise Technology"
04.14.2011 KGO-TV, San Francisco: Virtual reality game can greatly help stroke victims
04.12.2011 An interview with Eleanora, a 6th-grader from Childpeace Montessori School, who volunteers at our Autumn Hills location in Portland
03.29.2011 Great Story out of Oregon on 84 Year-Old Man Joining Peace Corps and Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream
02.20.2011 Amazing Story from ABC News on a 95-Year-Old Woman, New Yorker Ida Keeling, Who Set a Running Record
02.14.2011 Northeast Portland couple's wartime code, secret map, 67 years of marriage remind Marquis caregivers that nothing stands in the way of love
02.11.2011 Herald & News, Klamath Falls, OR: "Small movements, big help"
02.09.2011 KOIN-CBS, Portland: Eliot Bridge Taking The Slopes Again
02.09.2011 Mt. Hood Meadows Blog: Overcoming Symptoms of MS - Eliot Bridge and His Skiing New Chapter Wish
02.07.2011 KPTV-FOX, Portland: 89-Year-Old Irene Rex' New Chapter Wish and her Meet and Greet with The Portland Trailblazers
01.13.2011 President of Consonus Pharmacy, David Lewis, Interviewed by Long Term Care Pharmacy Alliance
01.12.2011 The Stayton Mail: "Gift of laptop will help woman stay connected"
12.28.2010 Wilsonville Spokesman: "Nevelle Mayberry realizes a lifelong dream to publish her own poetry"
12.28.2010 Centennial View News: "Tour through 2010"
12.22.2010 Canby Herald: "Joining forces for warmth: Young and old enjoy a chance to make a difference making blankets"
11.23.2010 KMTR-NBC, Eugene: "Virtual Tools Make Working Out Fun for Seniors"
11.23.2010 KXLF-CBS, Butte, MT: "Alzheimer's on the rise in Montana"
11.15.2010 KOBI-NBC, Medford: "Vital Volunteers at Plum Ridge Start In-Facility Coffee Shop to Help Meals on Wheels"
11.02.2010 Centennial View News: "New Marquis Care facility offers physical therapy for seniors"
10.13.2010 Wilsonville Spokesman: Marquis Resident, Harriet Taylor, Given the Chance to Fish Again
10.13.2010 Marquis and Consonus president Phil Fogg, Jr. Elected to New AHCA Board of Governors At Annual Convention
10.01.2010 280 pounds later, nurse helps others tackle weighty issue
09.22.2010 Wilsonville Spokesman: "(Marquis Care at Wilsonville) clam chowder gets 'people's choice' at food fest"
09.17.2010 Betty White: "I think older women still have a full life..."
09.17.2010 KATU TV: "Postal worker still going strong at age 100"
08.30.2010 Anthony Vicari Named Runner Up For Nevada Health Care Association Award
08.20.2010 The Las Vegas Sun: “Health Care Briefs--Tour Seeking Support for Funding to Visit Vegas”
08.19.2010 Baseball Loving Grandparents to Throw First Pitch at Beavers Game, August 20
08.18.2010 Willsonville Senior Citizen Wish Will Be Granted to Race Again
07.19.2010 Oregon Senior Care Resident to Have Seattle Wish Granted
06.27.2010 The Register-Guard: Nursing Home Makes Grand Wishes Come True
06.19.2010 The Benefits of Virtual Rehabilitation
06.03.2010 The Oregonian: “Forest Grove Woman, 87, Gets to Dance With a Sailor Again”
05.24.2010 KIVI-ABC Highlights Marquis Care at Shaw Mountain's Participation in the Race for the Cure
05.24.2010 KIVI-ABC Highlights Marquis Care at Shaw Mountain's Participation in the Race for the Cure
05.20.2010 Marquis Care at Mt. Tabor and Consonus Healthcare Explore New Geriatric Rehabilitation Option
05.20.2010 Marquis Care at Plaza Regency and Consonus Healthcare Explore New Geriatric Rehabilitation Option
05.18.2010 Ronald McDonald House Charities: 97-Year-Old makes Ronald McDonald House Donation
05.10.2010 Albany Democrat Herald: Specialized care from Marquis
05.04.2010 Marquis Companies and Consonus Health Care Services Honor 34 Outstanding Individuals for Their Commitment to Enhancing the Lives of Others
04.30.2010 Royal Rosarians and Marquis Companies Crown 97 Year-Old, Fannie Hicks the 2010 Rose Queen
04.22.2010 Santa Cruz Sentinel: Landlocked Octogenarian Reunites With Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
04.14.2010 Boise Skilled Nursing Resident Returns to Santa Cruz to Relive Childhood Memories, April 20-22
03.19.2010 Retired Idaho State Senator Crowned ‘Rose Queen’ at Marquis Companies Senior Living Facility
03.10.2010 The Billings Gazette: Assisted-Living Center's Residents Make Pick for Rose City Event
03.09.2010 Redding Chamber of Commerce eNewsletter: Marquis Care Shasta Gets Community Showcase Award
02.25.2010 Skilled Nursing Resident Attends NASCAR Weekend to see Earnhardt Jr. Drive For the First Time
02.23.2010 Specialty Care to be Offered at Skilled Nursing Site: Centennial Hills Location is Group’s Second in Valley
02.04.2010 Social Services Director at Marquis Care at Hope Village Awarded Scholarship
01.19.2010 Marquis Companies Expands Presence in Las Vegas
11.04.2009 Community Savior, Betsy Ross, to Be Honored by Marquis Care at Hope Village November 12 with the Planting of a Citizenship Tree in her Name
10.27.2009 The Hillsboro Argus: After a Short Lay-up, Golfer Hits Links Again
10.27.2009 Margarita Binning to Watch Oregon Symphony at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall on October 31
10.05.2009 Boise Skilled Nursing Resident Visits Seattle to Fulfill Sea of Dreams
10.01.2009 Enjoy Magazine: Dream a Little Dream, Marquis Shasta Health Care
08.31.2009 Residents Give One-Thousand Backpacks to Employee Families in Need
08.04.2009 Marquis Companies Weighs in on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid’s Five-Star Quality Rating System...
07.31.2009 Marquis Makes Dreams Come True for Skilled Nursing Home Residents at a Portland Beavers Baseball Game
07.14.2009 The Contra Costa Times: Field of Dreams
07.11.2009 Marquis Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Residents to Wed at Facility on June 11
06.23.2009 Marquis Companies Raises $31,000 for the American Heart Association
06.19.2009 Marquis Oak Park and San Miguel Villa Make Dreams Come True for Skilled Nursing Home Residents at Giants vs. Oakland A’s Baseball Game June 23rd
06.11.2009 If Nothing More, This is Sure to Make Your Day
06.06.2009 The Oregonian: 'Feisty' 87-Year-Old Joins Care Center Dragon Boat Team
05.22.2009 Royal Rosarians, Marquis Companies Name Tessie Taylor of Northeast Portland the 2009 Rose Queen
05.21.2009 Marquis Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities Crowns 2009 Rose Queen
05.14.2009 Marquis Companies is Third Largest U.S. Participator in the American Heart Association's Start! Walk
04.29.2009 The Hillsboro Argus: "Senior" Debuts Gown at High School Prom
04.13.2009 Marquis Companies and Consonus Health Care Services Honor 43 Outstanding Individuals for their Commitment to Enhancing the Lives of Others
04.11.2009 Idaho Statesman: ‘Come on Down!’ Wish Comes True for Boisean, 97
03.01.2009 The Southeast Examiner: Ultimate Tennis Match
01.01.2009 2009 New Chapters Video: Making dreams come true for our residents
10.15.2008 Marquis Resident Sews Reading Pillows ad Donates Books to Quatama Elementary 5TH Graders