About Us

When living at home is no longer an option,

you need a Caring Place.

Marvin Pratt, Chief Executive Officer

Marvin has served as an executive officer since 1990, arranging financing, developing operational guidelines, and designing information/ management systems. He was a past board member for NorALFA. Marvin is active with both Washington Health Care Association and Oregon Health Care Association.

Dawn Pratt, Chief Operations Officer

Dawn began as Administrator of the Forest Grove Beehive when it opened its doors in 1991, and she is now responsible for quality care throughout the organization. Dawn served as an officer at the inception of Assisted Living Federation of America.

Senior Care Pioneers

In response to new federal laws for senior living, in 1988 the State of Oregon launched a major new statewide initiative to support the development of assisted living, i.e. “a group residential setting not licensed as a nursing facility that provides or arranges personal care to meet functional requirements and routine nursing services.”  This initiative allowed for the caring of seniors employing a less restrictive, social model of care, rather than a medical model of care that had been the rule previously.  The Forest Grove Beehive (which opened in 1991) was one of the first facilities approved for this type of care.

Our Story

This mostly family-owned business continues to add “caring places” for seniors throughout the Pacific Northwest. We pride ourselves on our reputation for caring, thoughtful service.

Since 1991 our mission has been to develop and operate “caring places,” senior care communities that holistically benefit their residents, employees and the communities in which they are located. We create within each care community a compassionate living environment which fosters personal independence, freedom, dignity, privacy, safety, and a sense of well-being. We are proud to offer 12 Caring Places locations across the Pacific Northwest. Each of our locations is unique, having its own personality and vibe, as well as its own mix of types of care offered.