6 Assisted Living Facilities in Corvallis, OR
The average cost of assisted living in Corvallis is $3,450 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,400.
To help you with your search, browse the 23 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Corvallis. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Corvallis 4.1 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Keizer with an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Corvallis
Corvallis is best known as the home of Oregon State University. Being a college town, Corvallis offers a myriad of interesting bookstores and coffee shops that seniors can also enjoy.
Corvallis is home to nearly 58,000 residents, around eight percent of whom are age 65 and older. Seniors looking to live in the area will find 11 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around the city. ALFs in Corvallis are regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services, and offer assistance with daily tasks like bathing, dressing, eating and remembering to take medications.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Corvallis
- Corvallis has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments (OCWCG), an agency that offers meals, nutrition services and transportation for residents age 60 and older, as well as a senior center.
The cost of living in Corvallis, Oregon is 26 percent higher than the national average. However, the cost of groceries and utilities are at or very slightly above the national average, a fact that might reassure seniors who live on fixed incomes.
- Corvallis, located Oregon's Willamette Valley, has a Mediterranean climate, noted for its wet fall and winter seasons, mild winter temperatures and warm, dry summers. The average high temperature in Corvallis in January is 47 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 82 degrees Fahrenheit. While the mild temperatures are enjoyable, the fall and winter moisture can be uncomfortable for older people with chronic joint issues.
Crime is not quite the problem in Corvallis that it is in many other cities in the Pacific Northwest. However, while the crime rate in Corvallis has decreased slightly in recent years, it is still 3 percent higher than the national average, which can be a concern for seniors and their families.
Corvallis Transit System provides public bus transportation within the city, Monday through Saturday. The OCWGS offers point-to-point on-demand transportation, Monday through Friday for seniors on a donation basis.
- The Corvallis, Oregon area is home to world-class medical facilities including Good Samaritan Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Corvallis
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Assisted Living costs in Corvallis start around $3,450 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 Corvallis 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 Corvallis
Seniors who live in Corvallis, Oregon can find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them with the cost of an assisted living facility. These include the Community First Choice Plan and Supplemental Security Income Category G.
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 Corvallis
Corvallis 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 Corvallis, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Corvallis
Corvallis-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Corvallis
Review of Corvallis Caring Place
I was visiting the facility while back. Noticed that the caregivers give residents good life. But also noticed people were sick. I'm wondering is the higher up forcing the employees to work sick. L... Read more
Review of Prestige Senior Living West Hills
Do not put someone you love in this home. My grandma who has a broken leg can’t even get someone up to help here within and hour if at all. The food scheduled is never on a timely manner if the per... Read more
Review of Prestige Senior Living West Hills
Poor staffing Repeatedly did not meet care expectations outlined in service plan Charged for care that was not provided Multiple medication errors Inadequate housekeeping Overall provided mis... Read more