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McMinnville is short drive from Salem, Portland and the Pacific Ocean. Located where the North and South forks of the Yamhill River meet, McMinnville is in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country amidst green rolling hills.
With a population of 30,000, McMinnville provides full city services to all of its assisted living residents.
McMinnville Recreation Shopping in McMinnville
for senior residents means browsing, talking and getting to know the owners of the small shops and boutiques located near McMinnville senior living
communities. The distinctive merchandise in the shops reflect the eclectic personalities of the owners who hand pick items that are locally made in Yamhill County and Oregon, or are high-quality, imported goods. Active seniors also enjoy the Third Saturday Art & Wine Walk in Downtown McMinnville, an afternoon of tastings from local wineries paired with displays of recent work from local artists. And if wines are a passion, there are more than 200 Willamette Valley Wineries to visit in Oregon's leading wine region. It has been recognized as one of the premier Pinot Noir producing areas in the world.
McMinnville Activities McMinnville assisted living
seniors find a full schedule of recreation, leisure pursuits, and a host of social and personal support services at the McMinnville Senior Center
. Noontime meals are available as are a number of clubs to join such as the investment club, leisure biking club and quilting project. There are the weekly poker, pinochle, bridge and bingo games, as well as a host of guest speakers, day trips and overnight trips for the adventurous. In July everyone enjoys "Whose on Third?", a city tradition starting when turkey farming was the county's primary industry. The festival has grown from a turkey BBQ and celebration to a three-day festival of shopping, food, drink, games, crafts, activities, music and entertainment, and eating contests.
McMinnville Medical Facilities McMinnville senior living
residents are fortunate to have the Willamette Valley Medical Center
right in the heart of their city. The modern facility possesses state-of-the-art imaging and services such as a cancer center and wound care center. The emergency department operates 24/7 and continually works to reduce the wait time for its patients. Seniors are assured of the best possible care as quickly as possible. West Valley Hospital
, a short drive away in the city of Dallas, is a critical-access hospital that partners with Salem Hospital, a regional medical center in the Willamette Valley. West Valley offers cardiopulmonary, medical and surgical, imaging, and rehabilitation services in addition to an around-the-clock emergency department. Connects, a volunteer-operated van transportation service, is available for non-emergent travel to and from West Valley Hospital and the West Valley Physicians and Surgeons Clinic.
Residents of McMinnville assisted living
communities have many options for travel within the city and to surrounding cities. There's the Yamhill County Transit Area (YCTA) public bus for travel in the city and to neighboring cities such as West Valley, Hillsboro and Salem. The Dial-A-Ride
provides curb-to-curb bus service countywide for those who are disabled or do not have close access to any of the YCTA fixed routes. The cost-free volunteer Medical Transport
service is available for travel to Portland medical appointments. Seniors may use this service to go to over 100 medical locations such as hospitals, medical clinics, laboratories and doctors' offices in the Portland area. McMinnville senior living
residents have the best of both worlds: a close-knit, small-town community with easy access to the amenities and services of a major metropolitan area. Find assisted living for your loved one by browsing our McMinnville Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writer Karen Tom.
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