9 Assisted Living Facilities in Bend, OR

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Bend, OR

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Prestige Senior Living High Desert

Provides: Assisted Living
2660 NE Mary Rose Place, Bend, OR 97701
"My mother likes Prestige Senior Living High Desert a lot. There are about 40 staff, and they're constantly checking in and doing what they're supposed to be doing and cleaning up. They have a nurse..." More

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Regency Village at Bend

Provides: Assisted Living
127 SE Wilson Ave, Bend, OR 97702
"My in-laws are settling in just fine at Regency Village at Bend. The price is better than any other place. They're definitely the most reasonable. The rooms are tiny, but they're clean, and..." More

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Fox Hollow Independent & Assisted Liv...

Provides: Assisted Living
2599 NE Studio Rd, Bend, OR 97701
"Fox Hollow was where we were going to place my mother-in-law. After doing a thorough assessment, they said that they could take her but didn’t feel it’s the best fit. It’s just independent and..." More

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Aspen Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1010 Ne Purcell Blvd., Bend, OR 97701
"Aspen Ridge is very nice and very large. I would definitely give the food a 4, but once in a while, it's not the best. Aside from that, there is plenty of coffee and apple juice to drink that's..." More

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Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village

Provides: Assisted Living
Touchmark at Mt. Bachelor Village, Bend, OR 97702
"We got my mother-in-law in a memory care program at Touchmark at Mt Bachelor Village. We are very comfortable with them. The staff are beautiful, very caring, and very friendly, and they are 100%..." More

A Home for Mom and Dad

Provides: Assisted Living
61161 Cottonwood Dr., Bend, OR 97702
"My dad has been with Cam coming up on a year soon, and we couldn't be happier with the Excellent care he has taken of my daddy! Cam is an excellent cook, makes sure dad has Well balanced and..." More

Cascades of Bend Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1801 NE Lotus Dr, Bend, OR 97701
"Everything we have experienced so far has been good at Bend Villa. The staff is helpful. She has got a 2-bedrooom unit with a living area, a very small kitchen, and a nice bathroom. It’s homey. The..." More

Ashley Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
2853 NE Conners Avenue, Bend, OR 97701
"Mom's been at Ashley Manor for about two months now. I like that it is a smaller facility. I know they have some private and semi-private rooms; they are not really a good size, though. They don't..." More

Leisure Club, Inc - The Lodge

Provides: Assisted Living
22179 Calgary Drive, Bend, OR 97702
"The Lodge was clean, quiet, and small. There was one person for five of the people living there, 24 hours a day. The staff was wonderful and very professional. There were large, beautiful bedrooms..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Bend

    Bend, Oregon is a small resort city located on the eastern edge of the Cascade mountain range, along the Deschutes River. The city has a population of more than 94,000 residents, 16 percent of whom are aged 65 and older, and may need help with daily living tasks. There are nine assisted living communities available locally to serve this demographic, with an additional two options in the nearby community of Redmond.

    In the city of Bend, and throughout the state of Oregon, these facilities are managed and licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Bend

    • The warm and sunny weather in Bend makes it a great choice for seniors. Winter temperatures don't fall below the mid-20s, and summer highs reach around 82 degrees. In fact, the city scores a 69 out of 100 in terms of overall comfort.
    • Bend has only one facility, St. Charles Hospital, in the event of an emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Portland.
    • Bend has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Making Oregon Vital for Elders (MOVE) program, an organization involved in encouraging the Oregon community to value its elders, as well as a number of programs and activities organized by the Bend Senior Center.
    • To help seniors get around the city, the Cascade East Transit offers a fixed-route transportation service with discounted fare rates. Additionally, Ride Assist, also known as Bend Dial-a-Ride, provides curb-to-curb transit services to disabled individuals and seniors in the Bend area.
    • The overall cost of living in Bend is higher than many other cities in Oregon. Based on the U.S. national average of 100, the city scores 134.1, largely due to high housing costs, which are more than double the national average.
    • The rate of violent crime in Bend scores 12.2 on a scale of 100, with 100 considered high crime, which may offer seniors peace of mind. However, property crime is much higher, receiving an overall rating of 37.2.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Bend

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $4,220.00 Junction City
    $4,096.00 Springfield
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,815.00 Eugene
    $3,799.00 Redmond
    $3,795.00 Lebanon
    $3,315.00 Bend

    Assisted Living costs in Bend start around $3,315 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 Bend 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 Bend

    In Oregon, two government programs can provide financing for seniors staying in assisted living communities. These include the Oregon Health Plan, which is part of Oregon's Medicaid program, and the Community First Choice Option.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Oregon page.

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    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 Bend

    Bend 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 Bend, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Bend

    Bend-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 Bend

    • Review of Mt. Bachelor Memory Care

      We toured Mt. Bachelor Assisted Living and Memory Care in Bend. It was pretty new, very nice, and lovely. They had all things to do, music, exercise, gardening, and excursions. However, the apartme... Read more

    • Review of A Home for Mom and Dad

      My dad has been with Cam coming up on a year soon, and we couldn't be happier with the Excellent care he has taken of my daddy! Cam is an excellent cook, makes sure dad has Well balanced and delic... Read more

    • Review of A Home for Mom and Dad

      A Home for Mom and Dad was really comfortable, and more like a home setting. They had puzzles, games, and crafts. It was a little bit on the cluttered side inside. The person who showed me around t... Read more

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