Courtyard Fountains

The Best in Portland Area Senior Living

Courtyard Fountains of Gresham, OR is a Portland area 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

Tai Chi for Health: Thursday Mornings

Join us Thursday mornings from 10:00am to 11:00am on the Second floor Lounge for our Tai Chi for Health class. Everyone who can walk without assistance is welcome to come and learn Tai Chi forms with Candace Herrill. The class is 45 minutes long, followed by a 15 minute intermediate practice. Beginners are welcome. THE FOUR MAIN BENIFITS […]

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Study of the Christmas Portion of Handel’s Messiah with Ann Richards

Please join us during Advent on Tuesday, December 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd at 11:00am, for a study of the Christmas portion of Messiah, an English-language oratorio, that was composed in 1741 by George Frideric Handel, with a scriptural text compiled by Charles Jennens from the King James Bible. The sessions include listening to the […]

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December 2015 Independent Living Calendar of Events

Holiday Festivities December will be very busy with many special events to make your season warm and bright. On the 3rd we will feature a community-wide Holiday Kickoff Celebration with a No-Cook Candy Making Workshop by Coleen Howard, holiday card decorating, eggnog with Mr. & Mrs. Claus during Thirsty Thursday Happy Hour, live holiday music by Portland jazz pianist, […]

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Resident Voices

Larry’s Honor Flight

The Army Air Corps recruiter who came into Larry K.’s high school told the young men “You can fly!” Larry signed up and was called to service in January 1945. He was still a mechanic in training when the war ended, but got plenty of flying in after the war from a base in Brazil. […]

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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

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

The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®

You’re invited to participate on Sunday, September 13th at the Portland International Raceway in North Portland. Registration opens at 10:00am, the walk begins at noon. If you’re interested, please sign-up in the red sign-up book in the Bar Area. Donations can be made to the front desk by cash or check. (Please make checks payable to […]

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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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SeniorAdvisor Review – The staff is great and the activities are really wonderful.

My Mom loves it there. A Place For Mom provided excellent assistance. This facility is fabulous. She is very happy there. The staff is great and the activities are really wonderful. My Mom has been there about a year and a half.

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Google+ Review – The staff is always friendly, warm and caring.

Our parents were some of the first residents at The Courtyard Fountains and lived there for 14 years. They investigated and visited several communities before making the decision to move there after downsizing from a large four bedroom home to a roomy two bedroom condo. This was one was of the kindest and most thoughtful […]

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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 […]

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