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Mary’s Woods Celebrates OHSU’s John Hammerstad, MD and Jay Nutt, MD

A Legacy of Dedication to Medical Innovation in Parkinson’s Research and Friendship A group of over 250 community members gathered at Mary’s Woods to celebrate residents John Hammerstad, MD and Jay Nutt, MD and their lasting impact on neurocognitive research and the treatment of Parkinson’s disease at the Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Parkinson Center. …

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Top 8 Retirement Trends to Watch for This Year

Retirement communities are becoming more popular than ever before, and it’s no wonder, with all the improvements that have been made in recent years. Decades of research and experience have led to some truly amazing innovations in senior living communities, and the more seniors learn about the quality of life these communities offer, the more …

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A Tasty and Touching Tour at Germaine’s Kitchen and Cafe

It was lunch on a mission for a bus full of Mary’s Woods residents at Germaine’s Kitchen and Café earlier this month. Honored to be the first guests at this social enterprise sponsored by Catholic Charities, our Mary’s Woods group enjoyed a three course meal prepared by the young people enrolled in this special culinary …

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How Independent Living Can Save You Time and Money

People move for a variety of reasons: work, school, better weather, and to be close to family, to name a few. But what if you moved to improve your lifestyle? What if you moved to have more time and freedom to do the things you wanted to do? What if you moved to have fewer …

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