9 Assisted Living Facilities near Albany, OR
There are 9 Assisted Living Facilities in the Albany area, with 5 in Albany and 4 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Albany is $4,596 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,595. Cheaper nearby regions include Corvallis with an average starting cost of $4,155.
To help you with your search, browse the 43 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Albany. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Albany 3.9 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Corvallis with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 5 families in Albany find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Albany, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Albany, OR
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Albany
Albany is considered the rare metals capital of the world, thanks to its production of hafnium, titanium and zirconium. What's not rare in Albany? Assisted living facilities, with five choices right in Albany itself and another nine available nearby in Lebanon and Corvallis. At these facilities, seniors can get the assistance they need with medication management and the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing and eating, all within a comfortable and secure residential environment. In Oregon, all assisted living facilities are licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Albany
•Albany's weather is relatively mild, with high temperatures in the low 80s in the summer and the 40s during the winter. Winters get very wet, but it's rare to see temperatures dip below freezing.
•The Albany area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Samaritan Albany General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
•Visitors flock to Albany each year for the Northwest Air and Art Festival, which brings together local artists and musicians for a weekend of celebration. The River Rhythms and Summer Sounds music festivals are great for seniors who want to get out but don't want to have to walk around a lot.
•The Albany Transit System provides public transportation via bus within Albany, with connections to Corvallis. Albany is also a stop on Amtrak's Coast Starlight route, which runs from Los Angeles to Seattle.
•Albany has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Oregon Cascades West Council of Government's Senior and Disability Services department, an organization that provides adult protective services, Meals on Wheels, a money management program and a foster grandparent program, as well as one senior center.
•The cost of living in Albany is 8.5 percent higher than the national average, but not having to pay for housing can help seniors adjust to the slightly higher costs.
Paying for Assisted Living in Albany
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Albany start around $4,596 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Albany and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Albany
Eligible seniors who need a little help paying the costs of their assisted living facility may be able to qualify for financial assistance through Oregon's K Plan, also known as the 1915(k) state plan option, the Community First Choice option, or the K Option. This Medicaid plan provides benefits that may be used for assisted living costs.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Albany
Albany and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Albany, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Albany
Albany-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Oregon are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Albany
Review of Waverly Place
I love this place, prior to Waverly Place and after just three weeks I realized I made a mistake and came to Waverly Place. I know everyone by name, (residents, staff, family members of other resi... Read more
Review of Waverly Place
Waverly Place was very nice and updated. It's new, very clean, and very pretty. I only was able to meet a couple of people because Mom hasn't moved in there yet, and so far everybody has been very ... Read more
Review of Brookdale Geary Street
We went to look at Brookdale Geary Street, and we just fell in love with the place. It was clean and smelled good. The staff was wonderful. We talked to some of the other clientele there, and my pa... Read more