By Assunta Ng NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY When Dwayne Clark, chairman of Aegis Living, first announced in 2011 that he would build Aegis Gardens, an assisted living facility accented with Chinese culture, the community didn’t know what to expect. Some non-Asians might have associated Chinese culture with red, green tiles on the rooftop, and gold trimming […]
By Nina Huang NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Aegis Living founder and CEO Dwayne Clark continues to make an impact in the senior living business — this time for the Asian community. The idea of having a Chinese-themed facility came to Clark about 16 years ago after the first Chinese Aegis community was built in Fremont, Calif. […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Unexpected history was revealed July 30 at the groundbreaking ceremony for Aegis Gardens, which will be the first Chinese retirement home in Washington state. Why was the city of Newcastle picked? Some factors might be that it is one of the highest-income areas in our state, ranked one of […]
By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly You can easily mistake Aegis on Madison, which held its grand opening this spring, for a five-star hotel or an upscale condo when you walk in. Everything is cozy inside — a grand piano, open dining room, huge fireplace, antiques, stylish chandeliers, and elegant artwork on the walls. It […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly Aegis Living, a Redmond-based assisted living provider administering over two dozen properties in Washington, California, and Nevada, is moving forward with plans to break ground for a new culturally Chinese retirement facility near Bellevue, modeled after its successful Aegis Gardens in Fremont, Calif.
Aegis Living announced the creation of a new advisory board to guide the company on its proposed development of an Asian culture senior living community, the Aegis Gardens of Newcastle. Boardmembers include local leaders Alaric Bien, Dennis Su, Fred Crosetto, LoYu Sun, Mike Jiang, Shiao-Yen Wu, Walter Liang, YP Chan, and Dr. I-Jen Chen.