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Sam Rowley Named Lydia’s House Administrator

Sam Rowley Named Lydia’s House Administrator

Sam Rowley was introduced to senior services at an early age. At 17 Sam took a position as a dietary aid at a Senior facility in Salem. “Having conversations, listening to the stories, and developing relationships with those older adults really opened my eyes to how...

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Mennonite Village Welcomes New Chaplain

Mennonite Village Welcomes New Chaplain

Mennonite Village has a new Chaplain, and his name is Timothy Weible. Timothy comes to Mennonite Village from the Bay Area in California, where he spent the last seven years as a Chaplain in a hospice program. “I moved up two weeks ago in a U-Haul with my wife,...

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Mennonite Village:  Home to Nature’s Wonders

Mennonite Village: Home to Nature’s Wonders

Mennonite Village  encompasses close to 275 acres of land in south Albany, making it one of the largest continuing care retirement communities in Oregon. Residents enjoy six miles of walking trails on the campus that meander through wooded areas, beside lakes, along...

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Mennonite Village History – Part 2

Mennonite Village History – Part 2

The foundation is laid for the Mennonite Home for the Aged The Work Begins  Editor’s Note: Mennonite Village is celebrating its 75th year of service in 2022. Opening on July 27, 1947, Mennonite Village has grown from a retirement home serving 24 residents to a full...

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Mennonite Village History – Part 1

Mennonite Village History – Part 1

Lydia H. StutzmanEditor’s Note: Mennonite Village is celebrating its 75th year of service in 2022. Opening on July 27, 1947, Mennonite Village has grown from a retirement home serving 24 residents to a full continuing care retirement community with more than 600...

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Mennonite Village Welcomes Diane Hood

Mennonite Village Welcomes Diane Hood

Diane Hood has been named interim Executive Director at Mennonite Village.  She temporarily replaces Donna BreMiller who retired in February. Diane comes to Mennonite Village with a wealth of experience. She served as CEO of Mary’s Woods in Lake Oswego, retiring in...

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Meet Megan Taylor-Quail Run Administrator

Meet Megan Taylor-Quail Run Administrator

Megan Taylor knew early on what she wanted to do. “I have wanted to be a nurse since I was 5 years old,” Megan said. Megan has taken that dream and developed a career at Quail Run Assisted Living at Mennonite Village. First hired in 2017 as an LPN intern, Megan has...

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Answering The Call

Answering The Call

Meet Kendra Flora, new administrator for Lydia’s House at Mennonite Village. How she got here, is anything but conventional. “I thought I would retire from the utility industry as my father did. However, the Lord had other plans for me,” Kendra explained. Kendra was...

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Long-Time Memory Care Administrator Retires

Long-Time Memory Care Administrator Retires

After 23 years of service, Mary Scott, administrator for Lydia’s House at Mennonite Village, is retiring. Mary came to Mennonite Village in March 1998 as the organization was looking to launch a new Alzheimer’s facility. “I was house sitting in Portland for a friend...

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