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Generations, LLC: Our Parent Company

Generations LLC: Our Parent Company LogoA recognized leader in senior housing, assisted living and long-term care, Generations is nationally known for their innovative approach to architecture, construction, and operational abilities.

Committed to delivering the highest standard of service, Generations promotes the health and happiness of both campus members and staff, treating each person with dignity and respect.

Our History: Four Generations of Serving People

Generations - Four Generation of Serving PeopleGenerations is owned and operated by the White family, who has been caring for seniors in Oregon since 1943.

Wendell White, Chairman of Generations, LLC, was raised by his grandparents in a small apartment attached to a nursing home they owned in Grants Pass, OR. Wendell adopted his grandparents' mission to provide better care for the elderly. Over the years, this dedication to seniors has expanded to his family.

Generations was formed in 1994 and includes Wendell White, his wife Betsy, and their children: Melody, Chip Gabriel, Robert, and Jennifer.

Since its beginning, Generations has grown in both service and reputation, with each community thriving under the leadership of this close-knit family.

Awards: Recognizing Our Commitment

Generations works hard to ensure that each campus member is treated with respect, dignity, and considerate and helpful service. Over the years, Generations has been nationally recognized for these efforts.

2012 Excellence in Family Business Awards: 2012 Large Family Business Winner

2012 Excellence in Family Business AwardGenerations was recognized once again by the prestigious, Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University. In 1999 Generations won the Oregon New Family Business of the Year. Now, 13 years later, The White Family's singular dedication of always putting the campus members first, and adhering to rigorous standards of quality and compassion, has grown the business into a multi-state operation and a beacon in Senior Housing.

From independent living to assisted living, their campuses provide a continuum of care. In 2013, this will expand to the opening of two memory care facilities for individuals requiring these specific and unique environments. In the future, just like the past, Generation is integrating the shifting needs of seniors and proving safe, state-of-the-art, facilities for our most cherished members of society.


2011 Barbara Nelson Award2011 Barbara Nelson Award

The 2011 Barbara Nelson Award was presented to Wendell & Betsy White of Generations Retirement Communities for the broad range of support and involvement they have had in service to the community.

2007 Special Service Award, from the Oregon Health Care Association

Given to Lewis McCoy, Vice President of Operations and Marketing, for his work with the Oregon Patient Safety Commission in reducing serious medical errors in health care settings across Oregon.

2006 Leadership Award, from the Oregon Health Care Association

Presented to Melody Gabriel, Generations Vice President of Operations, for outstanding leadership skills working with campus members and family members, staff and peers.

2001 Lifetime Achievement Award, from the Oregon Health Care Association and Oregon Center

Awarded to Wendell White in recognition of his contributions to the long-term care profession, memorializing his passion for serving the needs of seniors throughout the State of Oregon.

2000 Blue Chip Enterprize Award, sponsored by Massmutual Life insurance Company and the National Chamber of Commerce

Presented to Generations LLC, recognizing Generations as an outstanding Oregon business exemplifying excellent business practices and quality service to its clientele.

1999 Oregon New Family Business of the Year

On November 17, 1999, the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University awarded the 1999 Oregon New Family Business of the Year award to Generations LLC.

More About Generations

For details and more information about our parent company, visit the Generations, LLC website

Memory Care Community Opening Fall 2013


Our Partners

The beautiful Wheatland Village retirement community is brought to you in partnership with:

Adventist Health Walla Walla General Hospital

Glimpse of the Village

Campus Map for Wheatland Village CampusTake a look at our community map and picture yourself strolling through Wheatland Village.
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Wheatland Village Wheatland Village | 1500 Catherine Street | Walla Walla, WA 99362