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The Avamere Family of Companies is a Proud Sponsor of the 2014 Oregon Senior Games

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Bend, Oregon – June 18, 2014 – Today marks the kick off ceremony for the inaugural Oregon Senior Games.  The Oregon Senior Games offer athletes 50 and older an arena to compete for a slot at the National Senior Games, which will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2015. Avamere employees from Bend Transitional Care are proud to be Presenting Sponsors of the games and cheer on the contestants in the sixteen sports categories. The Oregon Senior Games is officially sanctioned by the National Senior Games Association (NSGA), which is a 501(c)3, non-profit organization of the United States Olympic Committee. … Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC: Senior Health Care Services, Aging Gracefully with Quality Care

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Senior health care services are more important than ever, as 13% of our population is now over the age of 65. We created this infographic to show statistics on some of the most prevalent diseases to be aware of as you age. It also describes the range of health care services we offer at the Avamere Family of Companies to help you stay in good health and age with ease. Assisted living facilities, such as Avamere’s, allow seniors to have independence with the comfort of knowing there is on-site care available when they need it.

Sixteen Avamere Skilled Nursing Facilities Achieved Providigm QAPI Accreditation

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  Sixteen Avamere Family of Companies skilled nursing facilities achieved Providigm QAPI Accreditation, which recognizes dedication to continuous improvement of quality in nursing home care. These facilities (located in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho) have met the excellence standards set forth by the program and are recognized among the top performing nursing homes and centers in the United States. The Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) accreditation is based on four data-driven standards that measure the facility’s use of Providigm’s abaqis® system, a survey tool used to ensure compliance with federal regulation. Exceeding all four standards leads to full accreditation and … Continue reading

Avamere Rehabilitation of Oregon City and Futty Danso Team Up to Benefit The Gambian Hospital in Brikama

Futty Danso, Portland Timbers Defender, And Avamere Rehabilitation of Oregon City Will Host A Benefit On Behalf Of The Brikama Society On February 20, 2014 from 5 PM to 7 PM. All Proceeds Raised From The BBQ And Items Donated Will Go To Benefit The Brikama Hospital in The Gambia.    Oregon City, OR – The Heart of Caring is strong at Avamere Rehabilitation of Oregon City according to the skilled nursing campus’s Administrator, Nate Dawson. “I’m inspired by the staff at our facility. They spend all day caring for people here then go into their communities where they continue to … Continue reading