Presentation by Dr. Derenda Schubert. Bridge Meadows is a unique and innovative solution to the current foster care crisis. Located in the Portsmouth Neighborhood of Portland, Bridge Meadows is a three-generation housing community consisting of homes for adoptive families and apartments for elders 55 and older. Elders act as surrogate grandparents and mentors to the children and families who live here. Elders here are active and experience meaning and purpose in their lives. Dr.