Courtyard Fountains

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living

The Best in Portland Area Senior Living

Courtyard Fountains of Gresham, OR is a rental senior community with flexible financial options. Discover energy efficient modern residences with full kitchens and a wide range of floor plans, finishes and packages to meet every budget. Residents enjoy flexible meal packages with restaurant style dining, a dynamic calendar of events, outings and classes, maintenance services and weekly housekeeping and linen service. For those residents needing a little more support, Assisted Living is available and, as with everything at Courtyard Fountains, customized care and choice are the order of the day when it comes to Assisted Living options.

Life at Courtyard Fountains

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Summer 2015 Watermark University Catalog is here!

The season changes once again and brings with it another exciting Watermark University catalog. With more than 30 different classes with everything from Father’s Day Card Making to No Bake Oreo Truffles to Writing Stories For Our Grandchildren and even How to Play Courtwhist, we are sure you will find something to pique your interest. […]

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May 2015 Independent Living Calendar of Events

This month will be busy with holiday celebrations, the introduction of our Summer Watermark University Program, our new greenhouse and garden area, a variety of off-site outings, charitable projects and special events. Pictured: Residents of Courtyard Fountains in the Woodshop building benches for the greenhouse. » Click to download the Independent Living Activity Calendar.

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April Calendar of Events – Courtyard Fountains Independent Living Community

We are busy this month! With Spring in full bloom, we embark on a fresh new season of activities as we tap into local events and visit some of our favorite regional attractions. We will enjoy the performing and visual arts, including a live performance here on the 14th by Mousai Remix, and our very […]

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Resident Voices

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Learn How to Take a “Selfie”

In September two of our Dining Room Associates, Maryann and Amanda, conducted two sessions of “How to take a Selfie and Send” through our fall Watermark University program. As you can see, they had fun. Two of these images were taken with a resident’s iphone and one with a resident’s ipad.  

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Resident Spotlight: Perry Smith

Perry Smith was born in Denver, Colorado, but grew up in Portland. He attended a number of grade schools, and graduated from Franklin High School. When he was a junior at Franklin, he adjusted his class schedule and began an apprenticeship as a meat cutter, a skill he followed for his working life. Perry was […]

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Our Spring Formal Dinner is March 25th

Our Spring Formal Dinner will be held 4:00pm – 6:00pm, Wednesday, March 25th. It begins with beverages and live music by Jass Two Plus One. Dinner service begins at 5:00pm. Reservations are required for guests and residents not on the dinner meal plan. The price is $12.75. Please R.S.V.P. at the front desk by March 20th. SPRING […]

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Watermark University Food Presentations

Yummy! That is the only way to sum up the wonderful authentic cuisine demonstrations and tasting sessions we have had so far this quarter at Courtyard Fountains. The series was kicked off by Sanela, Naila and Crystal who are Courtyard Fountain’s housekeeping associates. Their demonstration offered a glimpse into the traditional recipes and methods of […]

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On Aging

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Wellness Corner – Glaucoma Awareness

MONTHLY HEALTH TALK SERIES – JANUARY 8th: GLAUCOMA AWARENSS, by Kelli Moser, RN/RCM Kelli, a Courtyard Fountains Associate, has worked in the nursing field for almost 10 years. In 2011 she became an RN in Sheridan, WY, then moved to the Portland area to embark on her career. Kelli facilitates monthly Health Talks held in our […]

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Active Aging Week at Courtyard Fountains

For this year’s Active Aging Week we focused on classes and community outreach. They included our Healthways Tai Chi for Diabetes, Arthritis & Fall Prevention class taught by Candace Herrill who used our dance floor to demonstrate their forms. Educational handouts about the health benefits of Tai Chi were available for onlookers. We also had […]

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Exercising with Arthritis

When your joints hurt, it makes you less likely to exercise. But exercise not only helps keep joints strong and flexible, it also guarantees pain relief for a multitude of conditions, including Osteoarthritis (OA), Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Fibromyalgia. By keeping pain from starting, you are able to lose weight, reduce stress and enjoy a […]

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Out and About


Overnight Trip: Seaside & Cannon Beach, Oregon Coast (Residents Only)

Reserve by April 10th for May 15th – 16th Trip. Stay at Seaside Shilo Inn Oceanfront Resort. Enjoy an afternoon in lovely Cannon Beach. Here’s the scoop: – If enough people sign up by Tuesday, April 10th we will go! – You will book your own room. Details about booking/pricing are in a white “Extraordinary […]

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Portland Art Museum Outing: “Italian Style, Fashion Since 1945″

Sign up now for our February 11th outing to the Portland Art Museum. To secure your spot on this marvelous trip and receive the best possible admission rate, please register in the red signup book in our bar by Wednesday, February 4th. On our February 11th outing, your time at the Portland Art Museum will be self-guided […]

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Courtyard Fountains Associate Blaine Rowland Sensational as Howard Hughes

As part of our Watermark University Program, on Wednesday, October 29th, just three days prior to the anniversary of the November 2, 1947 flight of the world-famous Spruce Goose, Courtyard Fountains associate, Blaine Rowland, dressed in the persona of its designer Howard Hughes, hosted our outing to the location of this famous plane, the Evergreen […]

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Google+ Review – Kind, caring and friendly residents.

When I came to visit the first time, I found a most cordial reception from Anne Whitlock, with Community Relations and she introduced me to Ryan Bethke, Sales Director. I was immediately and still, am most impressed with the professional joyfulness and willingness to make Courtyard Fountains fit their residents’ needs. And this does not […]

Read more Review – Really good activities.

Courtyard Fountains has really good activities. I liked the people there. I didn’t really see a whole lot and one thing they have is a wood shop — I think that would be an attraction, so I keep remembering that. They have really good activities; for instance, every month they feature a different author that […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – They are amazing!

They are amazing! They got back to me quickly on every question I had! They provided great tours for my sister and myself, as well as our mother. She was on the waiting list for a particular apartment, and they called us as soon as it was available! My mother has been able really fit […]

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