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Song, Dance & Laughter

Our wonderful medical team here at EHL always goes above and beyond and we really appreciate them.  Nurse Dave, one of our Health Services Coordinators, loves to take the time to talk, sing and dance to a good tune with our residents, as he makes his rounds on campus.  Music is very important, as it creates positive interactions, [...]

We at ElderHealth & Living are excited to announce that we have acquired Active Lives, Active Minds, a cognitive wellness and social program for persons with Early to Moderate memory loss. The program was previously operated by Cascade Health Solutions. The Active Lives, Active Minds program provides cognitive therapy, active engagement, and socialization to participants. [...]

Our very own Liz von Wellsheim, GNP will be speaking at the 14th Annual Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference on October 11-13th, 2013 at the beautiful Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon. The Oregon Geriatrics Society (OGS) is a medical society that focuses on seniors, education for geriatric health care professionals, and long-term care.  The Oregon Geriatrics Society Conference is designed [...]

The 2013 Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Dear ElderHealth & Living Friends & Families, It’s that time of year again for the Eugene Walk to End Alzheimer’s, on October 13th! • Please sign up with us in the front office (Columbia Center) OR click here: register online If you do, you DO NOT need to register at the park. • Meet Team EHL & [...]

Keepin’ it Local

ElderHealth & Living purchases fresh and locally grown food wherever possible.  We recognize that this commitment allows us to serve fresher and more nutritious meals for our residents, as well as directly support Oregon’s food producers.    In July, we adopted a new, seasonal menu based on produce that is available locally. Blueberries, green beans, [...]

Family letter to ElderHealth & Living

Here is a letter written to ElderHealth & Living from the wife of our resident, Michael Paladijczuk of the Diamond Peak Home. Shari was our featured family member for the Month of July. Where do I begin? Michael has been at Diamond Peak for about a year and a half now, and I continue to [...]

We take the time to understand residents as individuals, and their religious views are essential. It is important for our residents to feel safe and loved, in an environment where they know they can practice religious and spiritual freedom, before and after they pass. EHL has Saturday and Sunday spirit, where residents come together to [...]

In Loving Memory of John Paul Monaco

Did you ever have the experience meeting a person who immediately made you feel happy? John Paul Monaco was that person.  Even when faced with the return of terminal cancer, he always maintained a sense of peace and happiness wherever he went. ElderHealth & Living was fortunate to have Paul on the team and in our community.  [...]

CSA Drop-Site: Fresh, Fast, Local

We are excited to announce our partnership with Organic Redneck McKenzie River Farm on becoming a drop site for their Crop Share program.   A Crop Share is a simple and affordable way to eat healthier food, by paying upfront to receive a weekly box of fresh fruits and vegetables all season long. Individuals and [...]

Introducing McDonald Wholesale!

In line with our sustainability commitment  and our mission to purchase sustainable food and support local food vendors, ElderHealth & Living recently partnered with McDonald Wholesale, a locally owned distributor based out of Eugene who serves the Pacific Northwest.   We will now be purchasing most of our frozen, canned, and dry goods from McDonald Wholesale, some [...]