2 Assisted Living Facilities in Cottage Grove, OR

Magnolia Gardens Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1425 Daugherty, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
"I'm grateful to Magnolia Gardens for providing a great place for my inlaws to live independently yet safely. The staff is friendly and caring, and one of the best things about Magnolia Gardens is..." More

Middlefield Oaks Assisted Living Comm...

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 Village Drive, Cottage Grove, OR 97424
"My mother’s ninety-six and does not have any memory already. She’s really not doing well, but she’s being well taken care of at Middlefield Oaks. The staff is very good. They’re very helpful,..." More

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

  • Review of Middlefield Oaks Assisted Living Community

    I feel that the management's goals and outcomes are not in alignment with the goals that a living facility should have. Their top priority is filling rooms, making money, and cutting corners to cut... Read more

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  • Review of Middlefield Oaks Assisted Living Community

    My mother is currently at Middlefield oaks, and I am actively looking for a new place for her to live. It seems as though in the last year this place has fallen apart. The staff, though kind and ca... Read more

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  • Review of Middlefield Oaks Assisted Living Community

    My mother’s ninety-six and does not have any memory already. She’s really not doing well, but she’s being well taken care of at Middlefield Oaks. The staff is very good. They’re very helpful, carin... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove is located in Lane County and has a population of a little more than 10,000 — 17.1 of residents are ages 65 and over. There are two assisted living facilities in Cottage Grove with another two nearby in Eugene offering seniors personal care services that include medication management and help with the activities of daily living such as grooming, eating and dressing. In Cottage Grove and all of Oregon, all assisted living facilities are licensed by the state's Department of Human Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

  • Seniors can enjoy exploring the covered bridge capital of Oregon in Cottage Grove during the annual Covered Bridge Festival, which celebrates several bridges listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including a historic swinging suspension footbridge. Other festivals that bring out residents to enjoy their town are Bohemia Mining Days and the Western Oregon Exposition.

  • Public transportation in Cottage Grove comes courtesy of the Lane Transit District, which also provides connections to Springfield and Eugene. Seniors can ride for free. Throughout downtown Cottage Grove, seniors can rely on the South Lane Wheels shuttle service.

  • The Cottage Grove area is home to world-class medical facilities, including PeaceHealth Cottage Grove Community Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Seniors can expect relatively mild weather in Cottage Grove, with highs tiptoeing up to the low 90s in summers and infrequent overnight bouts of freezing during winter months. Expect rain from September to May as well as occasional fog. However, snowfall is rare in this part of Oregon.

  • The cost of living in Cottage Grove is 1 percent lower than the national average cost of living, making it a solid choice for seniors on a fixed budget.

  • Cottage Grove has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Lane Council of Governments Senior and Disability Services, an organization that offers a money management program, Meals on Wheels and wellness programs, as well as one senior center.


Paying for Assisted Living in Cottage Grove

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Oregon

$4,247.00 Springfield
$4,000.00 US
$3,695.00 Lebanon
$3,600.00 Roseburg
$3,530.00 Eugene

Assisted Living costs in Cottage Grove start around $0 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 Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove

Eligible low-income seniors in Cottage Grove may be able to take advantage of Oregon's 1915(k) plan, also known as the Community First Choice Option, the K Plan and the K Option. This Medicare-funded plan provides benefits that can be used to pay for assisted living costs.

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

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 Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove 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 Cottage Grove, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Cottage Grove

Cottage Grove-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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