mission, vision and values

Our Mission

The Cedars is a community which offers a continuum of outstanding living options for seniors. We promote quality care and service, support wellness and maximize independence. With strong roots in our Jewish heritage, we welcome people of all backgrounds.

Our Vision

The Cedars will remain the preferred provider in greater Portland of living options and services for seniors by:

  • responding to community needs and advances in our field,
  • balancing social and economic objectives to ensure our fiscal health and quality of service, and
  • attracting, retaining and developing stakeholders committed to our mission.

Our Values

The Cedars fulfills our mission and realizes our vision because WE CARE.

Wellness
Our holistic programming addresses the mind, body 
and spirit.

Education
We prioritize learning and provide accurate, comprehensive information and advocacy on aging.

Community
We honor the contributions made to our community by our seniors and the promise between generations to provide for their care.

Accountability
We plan strategically, work ethically, measure progress accurately and communicate honestly about our outcomes.

Respect
We celebrate the inherent value of every person—their wisdom, culture, experiences and perspectives.

Excellence
We work mindfully and strive for the highest quality.