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January 28, 2013

Mirabella Portland a trendsetter for retirement homes

By ERIC MORTENSON
The Oregonian

PORTLAND — The first clues that Mirabella Portland is a different kind of retirement home are in the basement.

That's where 85-year-old Bob Ivey keeps his stash of madrone, koa and cherry chunks for woodworking projects. The retired CPA brought his lathes, sander, router, clamps, drill press and saws with him when he and his wife, Barbara, moved in shortly after the building opened two years ago.


 
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