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July 10, 2024

5 tips for downsizing for seniors 

The prospect of leaving a space where memories and family get-togethers happened, all while leaving behind belongings can be daunting and overwhelming. But moving into a new space that fits your goals—often while solving issues like home maintenance and landscaping—is worth the work. Ready to make a change and not sure where to start? Learn some of tips and advice for downsizing, from experts and seniors who have made the move.


June 4, 2024

Join Valley View for the Longest Day Walk!

On Saturday, June 22, come walk through Valley View’s campus along with residents and other participants to raise awareness for those in our community who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias.


May 29, 2024

Volunteering has enriched my life in more ways than I thought possible

“There is great joy in serving. It has enriched my life in more ways than I thought possible. Whatever contribution I make, I get back ten-fold. Plus, it’s not a huge time commitment — it fits nicely into a schedule. Having the opportunity to make someone’s life just a little better is so worthwhile.”


April 10, 2024

Student finds the perfect spot for his work study: “Definitely pick Valley View”

“There’s a lot of stuff that goes into running a retirement community,” he says. “I never realized how much maintenance work would go into keeping this kind of campus running smoothly. The team does a lot of work behind the scenes.”


March 26, 2024

Walking her mother home: “I’ve never seen this kind of care anywhere else”

“I’m an only child,” she said. “And when she was at Valley View, it felt like I had siblings — brothers and sisters who said, ‘You can go to work, we’ll take care of Mom.’”


March 6, 2024

Janie Mattern has spent a lifetime being a hero

The best evidence I have of Janie’s heroism is watching her go about her day here on Memory Lane. I watch her care for her other residents; even the team on Memory Lane is a beneficiary of her love.


February 29, 2024

Retirement didn’t slow Gerald Peachey down

If you believe the ads in AARP magazine, retirement is a time to travel, relax and focus on yourself. Fortunately for us at the Village at Valley View Retirement Community, Gerald Peachey didn’t get that message.  


January 10, 2024

Amid a national “senior living crisis,” Happy Valley is well-equipped to cater to its growing population of seniors, including the region’s aging long-term residents and those moving to the area for an ideal retirement environment. This article appeared in HappyValley Industry.


December 18, 2023

Fall & Winter 2023 Newsletter

Learn more about upcoming expansion plans, get answers to frequently asked questions about next phase, and read Lois Notestine's story of how Valley View became home after a life around the world.

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