Vital Life Foundation helps fulfill a resident’s 100th birthday wish

June 3, 2018 by The Oregonian

Most special requests to the senior center office are from residents who want to recapture past moments of their lives.

Time is precious, and they want to take that final trip to a special place. Or maybe they want to relive a beloved hobby they were forced to give up because their body betrayed them.

A couple of months ago, a different kind of appeal came in, one that people at Marquis Tualatin are still talking about.

Not because it was a grand adventure, but because its purity reminds us what matters as we confront the end. Our capacity to love and be loved.

All Eleanor Dew wanted was to see the future in the eyes of her five great-grandchildren, possibly for the last time.

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