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Happy National Dog Day!

  In honor of all of our four-legged friends at Emerald Heights, take a look at this Q&A with Carrie Chavez, our Programs Manager, to learn more about our amazing Pet Therapy Program. Why is pet therapy important to our residents? Our residents are actively engaged, even those who may be passive most of the … Continued

Connecting Residents for Hope

When it comes to lending a helping hand, Carolyn Hathaway is the person you want by your side. Carolyn and her husband, Jim, moved to Emerald Heights in early 2012 after learning about the community from their good friends and Emerald Heights’ residents, Peter and Helen Ernst. Choosing a retirement residence was a tough decision … Continued

It’s Never Too Late

Pursuing a PH.D. after age 50 can be intimidating to most; however, that isn’t the case for Dottie Billington.   Dottie Billington and her spouse, George, have called Emerald Heights home for nearly two years. What appealed most about Emerald Heights to these avid walkers, was the beautiful trails and exercise groups. Dottie enjoys living … Continued

Come see us at Rockin’ on the River!

Rockin’ on the River 2016 is sponsored by Emerald Heights for the city of Redmond Senior Center. Stop by our tent on any of the above concert dates and grab a complimentary bottle of water! For more event information, please visit the Experience Redmond Events page. We hope to see you there!  

An Emerald Heights Musical

  David and Marilyn Pratt have lived at Emerald Heights for the past two and a half years and are loving the community and lifestyle offered. “We were looking at a number of different communities,” said David. “We picked Emerald Heights because we liked the people. The costs are reasonable, it’s located in a suburban … Continued

Making a Difference at Emerald Heights

Danna VanHorn loves the water, so it’s no surprise her favorite place to be is near the ocean nor why she calls Washington her home. What has drawn Danna to Emerald Heights, however, is her love for the residents. As Chair of the Board of Directors at Emerald Heights, Danna endeavors to maintain the high … Continued

Getting a Head Start

For Michael and Hilda Cahn, getting a head start on finding a new home was very important. The Cahns have enjoyed life at Emerald Heights for just under two years. They were looking at different communities for more than three years before making their final decision. Like most couples in their later years, they wanted … Continued

Enjoying The Outdoors

Jack and Kathy Manning love to hike, so it’s no surprise that they met while doing just that… hiking. The Mannings have been married for 26 years. After mutual friends invited them on a hike, the two met and have been inseparable ever since. Jack and Kathy love being outdoors as often as possible, so … Continued

You’re Always Welcome!

    If you think Emerald Heights may be right for you, we invite you to join our Future Residents priority list today, so you can be notified about apartments and cottage residences as they become available. Click HERE for more information and to start the application process. Membership in the Emerald Heights Future Residents program carries definite benefits. You have the … Continued

Emerald Heights Announces Executive Director

Media Contact: Keller Perry, LAVIDGE 480-998-2600 Ext. 521 kperry@lavidge.com     Emerald Heights Announces Executive Director   REDMOND, Wash. (March 14, 2016) – Emerald Heights, a continuing care retirement community with amenity-rich offerings and on-site health care services, has named Grant Linacre as its executive director. He has been serving as interim executive director since … Continued