What’s Happening at Capital Manor?

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Capital Manor Expanding, Taking Reservations for New Villas

Capital Manor, an independent living community for active seniors in the Willamette Valley, is planning a multi-phase expansion, and one of the cornerstone projects will add 34 new independent living villas to the campus. The retirement community has started taking reservations for its planned “Westside Villas,” which will be Craftsman style homes with beautiful open floor plans …

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Capital Manor Named #2 Best Non-Profit to Work for in Oregon

In today’s tight job market, employees are seeking out places of work that provide more than just a pay check.  Job seekers want a sense of engagement, they want to know they are making a difference, and they want to work in a climate built on mutual respect and support.  Capital Manor was recently recognized …

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But I don’t like Bingo!

Making the move into a senior living community is a big decision. And it’s common to worry that you may feel isolated in your new surroundings – or bored by limited activities. One of the things that makes Capital Manor different is that we’re resident-driven – and that means plenty of opportunities for you to …

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What Type of Senior Living is Right for You?

If you’re investigating senior living options, the terminology can be a little confusing. Some of the community types may sound the same, but they can offer very different residence and health care options. Here are three types of communities – and what they really offer. Independent Living Communities: In these communities, independent seniors with few …

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Understanding Entrance Fees

When looking into senior living community options, some of the most commonly asked questions are about entrance fees. What are they? How do they benefit me? Are they worth it? To make a smart decision, you need facts. As you search for the right community for you, make sure you get the answers you need …

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Downsizing Tips- Part 2

Cindy McCargar, Move-in Coordinator at Capital Manor, understands how overwhelming the moving process can be. “When I talk to folks getting ready to move in to our community, they’re always a little intimidated at first,” McCargar said. “There’s just so much to do! But I tell them that everybody feels this way at first, and …

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Dos & Don’ts of Downsizing

Moving is hard no matter what stage of life you’re in. But moving into a senior living residence often means downsizing – and that can be really hard. After all, you’ve spent years in one home and accumulated a lifetime’s worth of treasures. How do you know what to keep? How do you even get …

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