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Assisted Living, Memory Care

1025 Northeast Purcell Boulevard Bend, Oregon 97701

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Aspen Ridge Memory Care

Discover Aspen Ridge, A Senior Living Community in Bend, OR

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Aspen Ridge is a premier Memory Care and Assisted Living community in Bend, OR, that serves Bend, Pilot Butte, and the surrounding regions with the highest level of care and hospitality. We are dedicated to creating a warm and inviting environment for our residents and offering engaging programs and activities for residents to enjoy.

Our community is located in scenic Bend, Oregon, in the heart of Deschutes County. This region is known for its beautiful views of the mountains. The community is near many popular attractions and sights, including Deschutes National Forest, Tumalo Park, Lava River Cave, Bachelor Ski & Sports, and more.

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Awards & Recognition

Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services Award
2023 Great Place to Work Award Badge
Montessori Inspired Lifestyle Community Award Badge
2023 Pinnacle Customer Experience Award
Family Assets Oregon Excellence Award

Frontier’s Award-Winning SPARK™ Program

Imagine a program specially designed for seniors that not only strives to help them reach their full potential, but also provides an opportunity to spend their days with a sense of joyful purpose. SPARK™ places ultimate focus on supporting our residents’ ideas, choices, and independence. We empower residents to create a community that speaks to them. Our staff foster the natural spark within each individual by encouraging new idea and helping to make these ideas reality.

Everyday Thriving: A SPARK Lifestyle Inspired by Montessori Methods

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Levels of Care

Assisted Living

Assisted living is the perfect option for older adults who need a little extra care but want to maintain a fun and social lifestyle.

After move-in, your loved one will have access to skilled caregivers who provide everything necessary for a meaningful, elevated experience.

Memory Care

Our community specializes in Memory Care for residents with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia-related illness.

Through our award-winning SPARK program, your loved one will receive round-the-clock care that encourages a happy, fulfilling lifestyle.

Amenities & Events


Art Therapy

Arts and Crafts

Baking Classes

Bath Product Class


Book Club


Card Writing Activity

Cooking Classes

Clubs and Resident Councils

Donation Drives

Family Movie Night

Group Exercise Classes

Holiday Celebrations

Ice Cream Outing/Social

Lunch Outings

Manicures and Pedicures

Mass Services

Musical Performances

Music Therapy

National Food Day Celebrations

Painting Day


Pet Therapy

Recognition of Residents' Birthdays

Root Beer Float Party

Senior Olympic Games

Sporting Event Party

Tie-Dying Events

Veteran's Ceremonies

What's Happening


We invite our residents to join us for regularly scheduled social events, activities, and games that are sure to put a smile on every participant’s face!

What's Happening

Arts and Crafts

Come join us for weekly art sessions to create beautiful pieces of artwork. We look forward to seeing your creativity flourish!

What's Happening


We offer exciting cooking sessions for our residents to explore different cuisines and cooking techniques. Come join us for a great time in the kitchen!

Ruth Vernotico
Ruth Vernotico

Ruth Vernotico

Executive Director

Ruth is the Executive Director at Aspen Ridge Memory Care. Ruth began their professional journey in graphic design, owning their own design firm for over 15 years, but has found their calling in healthcare leadership where they have worked for the last 5 years. While in Georgia, Ruth served on quite a few boards including the Madison Oglethorpe Animal Shelter and the Oglethorpe County Health Department, and one of their first commitments upon arriving in Bend was to join the Public Health Advisory Board for Deschutes County. Ruth is passionate about animal advocacy, which has been a driving factor in their volunteer work and has led them to collaborate with the Audubon Institute, Louisiana Boxer Rescue, Athens-Clarke County Animal Shelter, and others. In addition, Ruth has worked to develop community programs that highlight and support 2SLGBTQI+ rights.

"My father lived at Aspen Ridge Memory Care in Bend, OR for 6 years. In his time there, I always felt content that he was part of their family."

Kim J., Daughter of Resident

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