Announcements 2011

Community, Frontier CEO Receive Alzheimer's Tree of Reflection Award

December 11, 2011

The Alzheimer's/Dementia Connection of Havasu held its annual "Tree of Reflection Dedication Ceremony" on Sunday, December 11. Lake View Terrace Memory Care Community and its management company, Frontier Management CEO, Greg Roderick both received awards. They were honored for their "contribution to the continuing support and education of the families and residents involved with Alzheimer's disease and dementia."

Lake View Terrace Memory Care Executive Director DeAndra Wooldridge accepted the award on behalf of Lake View Terrace. June Sulffridge, Regional Vice President for Frontier Management, accepted Mr. Roderick's award on his behalf.
Shauna Shockley, Marketing Director for Lake View Terrace, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer's/Dementia Connection of Havasu.

The ceremony was very moving.  The key speaker was the wife of a resident at Lake View Terrace.  Her speech was based on the "love story" she and her husband have had all these years and that still continues even though he is fading. She stressed how important it is to stay involved with loved ones: "Don't leave them before they leave you."

The Pavilion at Great Hills Among Top 50 Assisted Living Facilities in Texas

December 6, 2011

Assisted Living Today has honored The Pavilion at Great Hills by ranking them thirteenth among their choice of the top fifty Assisted Living communities in Texas.

When care at home is no longer an option, making the decision to enter an assisted living facility can be difficult. The sheer number of communities can be overwhelming and weeding out the good from the bad can be difficult, which is why they compiled their list of “The 50 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Texas.”

Assisted living communities such as the Pavilion at Great Hills are shining examples of the style, elegance that today’s aging population seeks. With 116 fully furnished apartment and 23 memory care apartments, The Pavilion at Great Hills offers premiere amenities and professionally landscaped courtyards and grounds.

Within the doors of The Pavilion, residents are able to enjoy the wellness and fitness center, library, theatre, arts and crafts room and elegant restaurant-style dining. Personalized care plans are designed to support independence but provide assistance when needed. The memory care team utilizes the resident’s own personal history in the creation of tailored life programs.

Frontier to Manage Three Washington Communities

December 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC has been selected to become the management company for Bay Pointe Assisted Living, Marine Courte Memory Care and Edmonds Landing Assisted Living Bay Pointe Assisted Living and Marine Courte Memory Care are located in Bremerton, Washington and Edmonds Landing Assisted Living is located in Edmonds, Washington. "We are extremely pleased to become involved with these three communities and offer assisted living and memory care services in Bremerton and Edmonds," shared Greg Roderick, President/CEO of Frontier.

Bay Pointe Assisted Living and Marine Courte Memory Care offer a total of 93 apartments for assisted living and memory care. Edmonds Landing Assisted Living offers a total of 83 apartments for Independent Living and Assisted Living.  "Each of these communities have a wonderful team of employees who are dedicated to providing exceptional care and services to their residents and families. We look forward to continuing the traditions established by these three communities and becoming active members in and around Bremerton and Edmonds,” expressed Mr. Roderick.

Frontier Management named to ASHA Top Managers List for 2011

October, 2011

ASHA, the American Seniors Housing Association, has published its Top Managers List for 2011 and Frontier Management, LLC placed number 35 on the list. "We are honored to have made this list of well established companies we will continue to work to be a responsible operator in this wonderful field," stated Greg Roderick, CEO of Frontier Management, LLC. More information about ASHA may be found at

Washington Gardens Brings Specialized Dementia Care to Southwest Portland

September 7, 2011

Frontier Management is pleased to announce the addition of Washington Gardens Memory Care in Tigard, Oregon to its family of communities. Located off of Oleson Road in Tigard, Washington Gardens is a newly built, 48 bed community scheduled to open in early October in order to bring the finest in dementia care to seniors in Southwest Portland. The community will cater exclusively to those in need of memory care and will strongly incorporate Frontier’s “Personal Touch Philosophy,” a tailored lifestyle program that helps strengthen the bond between residents, their loved ones and caregivers.

In addition to customized care plans, residents of Washington Gardens will enjoy:

  • Studios with private or shared bathroom options.
  • Activities and wellness programs specifically designed for memory care residents.
  • A location one block away from medical care offices.
  • Visiting pets.
  • Scheduled excursions.

“Washington Gardens Memory Care is a special community for us because we built it from the ground up with the specific needs of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia in mind,” said Gregory Roderick, Founder and CEO, Frontier Management. “From the beautiful grounds to the new private suites to the customized care plans for each community member, I believe Washington Gardens represents the best of what senior living has to offer.”

Washington Garden’s Memory Care will hold a Grand Opening ceremony October 2, 2011 from 2 to 5 pm. They are accepting apartment reservations at this time. Please call 503-445-4363 for more information.

Frontier Management Names Nathan Emge as Executive Director of The Year

August 1, 2011

During Frontier Management’s 2011 Annual Manager Meeting in July, Frontier’s President & CEO, Greg Roderick, announced the winner of the Executive Director of The Year for 2011.

“Our Company is fortunate to have so many talented Executive Directors and therefore our selection process was extremely difficult,” shared Greg Roderick, President & CEO. "After reviewing Frontier’s Mission Statement and Values, one Executive Director definitely stood out over the past 12 months and deserved the nomination of Executive Director of The Year. The award winner was Nathan Emge at Princeton Village Assisted Living located in Clackamas, OR.”

Nathan Emge has been the Executive Director at Princeton Village since mid-2009. During Nathan’s leadership at the community, he has focused on quality resident services, supported an interior/exterior remodel project, mentored his department managers and staff, and create a positive environment for his residents.

“Nathan’s positive attitude and can-do spirit make him a special manager at Princeton Village,” stated Matthew Dunham, Exec. V.P. “When you walk into Princeton Village, Nathan and his team embrace you with excellent customer service and a sense of warmth.”

After receiving the award, Nathan expressed that he is unable to manage a wonderful community all by himself… it is his entire team that deserves recognition. He also shared that the residents of Princeton Village are an amazing group of people and he truly enjoys his job. We are honored to name Nathan Emge as Executive Director of The Year, and thank Nathan for his commitment to Princeton Village.

Washington Gardens Memory Care Residence Construction On-Track

July 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC, the management company for Washington Gardens Memory Care Residence located at 8950 SW Oleson Rd., Tigard, Oregon, today confirms that its newest memory care community will open on schedule in early Fall 2011.

Seabold Construction Co. of Beaverton, Oregon is the general contractor for the project, financing was provided by Wells Fargo Bank, NA and the architectural design by LRS Architects, Inc. of Portland, Oregon.

Washington Gardens Memory Care Residence is located north of SW Hall Blvd. at the corner of SW 91st Ave., amongst the tall fir trees in a quiet neighborhood and close to Washington Square.

“The delivery of high-quality and compassionate care for older adults with memory loss and dementia including Alzheimer’s disease will soon be found at Washington Gardens Terrace in Tigard,” stated Greg Roderick, a partner in the project and the CEO of Frontier Management. “This community fills a tremendous need in Tigard and will be an active and involved member of the entire area. Not only will Washington Gardens be a beautiful place, but it will deliver exceptional care and service through a dedicated and professional staff.” Roderick concluded.

Washington Gardens Memory Care Residence offers 24-hour staffing, delicious meals, planned group and individual activities, assistance with medication, personal hygiene, dressing and other activities of daily living, scheduled transportation and housekeeping services. Four wonderful neighborhoods each feature the beauty of Oregon, an activity kitchen and living and dining rooms.

Long Term Care Professional Provider Lists Frontier Management among Top 40

June 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC is among newcomers to The Provider survey list of Top 40 largest Assisted Living Companies in 2010. Frontier Management is the owner-operator of 41 assisted living communities, serving 2,547 residents, and holds the 18th largest assisted living company according to the survey. "It is an honor to be among such an elite group of companies serving assisted living residents," states Greg Roderick, CEO/President of Frontier.

The Provider compiles a list of the top assisted living communities every year with their report appearing in the magazine June issue. Author of the article, Lisa Gelhaus states: Assisted living providers are optimistic about the future, according to the top 40 largest assisted living companies.

The trend in shown with the reporting of 17 companies offering hospice services, 17 offering home care, and 12 offering pharmacy services.

Frontier Management, LLC Named Top Senior Living Provider

May 1, 2011

Frontier Management is has been ranked 30th among the top 80 senior living providers in the United States by Assisted Living Executive magazine.

Assisted Living Executive expanded their list this year to track the largest for-profit owner-operators based on a combination of independent living, assisted living, and memory care as well as top-provider lists in each category. "This year's list also reflects how far the sector has come in a relatively short period of time," states writer Anya Martin.

As of January 1, 2011, the article states the top 80-for profit senior living providers accounted for a total resident capacity of 460,673, with a capacity of approximately 200,000 in independent living and 256,000 in licensed assisted living. Of the assisted living capacity, approximately 17 percent is memory care.

Frontier to Manage Wilshire Place Senior Living

April 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC has been selected to become the management company for Wilshire Place Senior Living, an Assisted Living and Memory Care community, located at 6410 Erskine in Lubbock, Texas. "We are very happy to become a part of the Lubbock community and a part of the lives of the residents of Wilshire Place," stated Greg Roderick, CEO of Frontier.

Wilshire Place offers a total of 72 apartments for assisted living (56) and memory care (16). "Wilshire Place is known for its superior service, outstanding reputation of high quality care, and for being an active member of the Lubbock community. We look forward to making a positive difference at Wilshire Place and being a part of its future. " concluded Roderick.

Cedarhurst of Shiloh Opening

March 22, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC is pleased to announce that Cedarhurst of Shiloh, an 87 unit (56 apartments  assisted living and 31 apartments of memory care) community, has officially opened. The Grand Opening Celebration has been scheduled for April 28, 2011 and is open to the public. “What a wonderful, beautiful and needed community Cedarhurst is and the reception by the neighborhood and city have been outstanding,” stated Matthew Dunham, Frontier’s Chief Operating Officer.

“Cedarhurst of Shiloh is a beautiful, inviting and caring community and we are so happy to be involved in its success and on-going operation,” stated Greg Roderick, Frontier’s CEO. “Our relationship with Joshua Jennings and his Metro Asset Group has proven positive. Cedarhurst of Shiloh is sure to be one of the best communities for those seeking high quality assisted living services and/or compassionate and outstanding memory care for themselves or a loved one.” Roderick continued. Cedarhurst of Shiloh is Frontier’s third Illinois senior housing property.

Introducing Vineyard Heights Assisted Living and Cottages

February 23, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC is pleased to announce they have added Vineyard Heights Assisted Living and Cottages in McMinnville to their family of communities.

As a tribute to the new year and fresh outlook, Osprey Pointe Cottages & Assisted Living has been renamed Vineyard Heights Assisted Living & Cottages, effective March, 2011 and is now under the management of Frontier Management, LLC. Frontier hopes the change ushers in a renewed spirit of collaboration between both residents and community partners.

“We’re thrilled to be taking Vineyard Heights in this new direction as the year begins,” said Gregory Roderick, Founder and CEO, Frontier Management. “I trust the community members will feel an immediate and positive difference in the quality of care and lifestyle amenities they receive. We look forward to making Vineyard Heights a premier community for seniors in McMinnville.”

With senior housing communities throughout the United States, Frontier is committed to a high quality of life for each of its members. The company employs only the most competent caregivers and strikes the right balance between independence and a sense of well-being for their residents.

Frontier to Manage Rosewood Park Retirement & Assisted Living

February 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC has been selected to become the management company for Rosewood Park Retirement & Assisted Living in Hillsboro, Oregon. "The addition of Rosewood Park is a realized dream that we have had for over 10-years and is across the street from Rosewood Specialty Care (a 48-unit memory care community)," stated Greg Roderick, CEO of Frontier. Rosewood Park offers a total of 166 apartments for retirement living (84) and assisted living (82). "Rosewood Park is known for its superior service, outstanding reputation of high quality care, and for being an active member of the Hillsboro community," concluded Roderick.

Pelican Pointe Completes Expansion of Memory Care

January 20, 2011

Pelican Pointe Assisted Living and Memory Care has completed its expansion of the memory care program from 24-apartments to 48-apartments, bringing the total to 64-assisted living and 48-memory care total apartments. "This is a terrific expansion for Klamath Falls and demonstrates our commitment to the area and to seniors suffering from Alzheimer's disease and other related forms of dementia," stated Matthew Dunham. The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was held on Thursday, January 20, 2011 where nearly 250 guests attended, toured and enjoyed live music.

Frontier Management Selected to Operate Nine Oregon Communities

January 1, 2011

Frontier Management, LLC has been selected to become the operator of nine (9) assisted living and memory care communities throughout the State of Oregon representing 596 apartments in 8 cities. “This assignment defines our commitment to the residents of Oregon and our continued focus on managing high-quality assisted living and memory care communities,” stated Greg Roderick. The communities include:

Frontier will assume management on January 1, 2011 on all nine communities. “We are very excited to welcome each of these communities, their teams and residents into our family of senior housing communities and are confident that we will, together, create a wonderful and caring environment for each resident,” concluded Roderick.