Pacifica Senior Living Portland

1808 SE 182nd Ave, Portland, OR, 97233

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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Ongoing training is a combination of computer-based learning, hands-on live classroom training and monthly in-service events led by the clinical team, executive director, or a third party vendor.

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

During the day, our staff includes a registered nurse, a med tech, three caregivers, an activities director, and other ancillary staff, such as kitchen, maintenance, and administration personnel. Our overnight staff is comprised of a med tech, two caregivers, and a registered nurse on-call.

What programs or activities does Pacifica Senior Living Portland offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Pacifica Senior Living Portland offers a robust activities program staffed by an activities director and activities assistants. We follow the “7 daily keys” insuring to incorporate physical wellness, reminiscing, social, cognitive, music, life skills and the outdoors when creating the activities programs for our resident 7 days a week. Group activities include but are not limited to exercise, gardening, movies, baking, games & puzzles, art classes and live performances. One on one activities are also incorporated through the day tailored to residents individual interests. Long-term memories are engaged through activities such as reminiscing with memory books, having musical and dancing activities.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Each resident is assessed by the registered nurse every 90 days. After the resident has had his/her assessment, a care conference is scheduled with the family/Power of Attorney and resident to meet with the executive director, registered nurse, and activities director.

What techniques does Pacifica Senior Living Portland use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

As Pacifica Senior Living practices individual person-centered care, techniques vary per resident and are meant to be independent appropriate. Techniques may include reminders, cueing, mechanically enhanced foods, hand-under-hand assistance, or a total assist with feeding. To enrich the dining experience we also provide all our meals on colorful plating.

How does Pacifica Senior Living Portland keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

At 30 days after move-in and every 90 days thereafter following the assessment by the nurse, a Care Conference is conducted between the family or POA, Associate Executive Director and resident if they wish to attend. Intermittently, health concerns are communicated as they may arise.

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Features of Pacifica Senior Living Portland


  • Minimum Rate: $4350/month
  • Minimum Memory Cost: $3850/month

Room and housing options

  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • Dining Room Shared Meals


  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • State Licenses: 1167827784

About Pacifica Senior Living Portland

Situated in vibrant Portland, Oregon, our Pacifica Senior Living community offers full-service memory care programs that provide a warm, inviting and familiar environment for residents with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Our community focuses on programs that help individuals with memory loss to thrive while managing the issues of dementia.

Our residential care community offers an atmosphere of home and comfort, reducing the feeling of loneliness and confusion. We understand how important this is to our residents and their loved ones. While providing the best in customized care for our residents, we also provide support and education for families, helping the entire family enhance their understanding and happiness. Our home-like accommodations are custom built to help ease what can be an overwhelming time in life.

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