9 Assisted Living Facilities near Forest Grove, OR

6 Assisted Living Facilities in Forest Grove, OR

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Brookdale Forest Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
3110 19th Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97116
"I liked Brookdale Forest Grove because the rates were reasonable, and the rooms were nice; a lot larger than in the other place. The staff was friendly. " More

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Forest Grove Beehive

Provides: Assisted Living
2122 Hawthorne St, Forest Grove, OR 97116
"Beehive Forest Grove is very nice, very warm, and inviting. Everybody seems friendly. I like the atmosphere. The apartments are more like studios. They have all kinds of activities. The staff is..." More

Jennings McCall Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Masonic Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
"Jennings McCall Center is a great place but it was just too big for my friend. Even I would get lost there, but it's a very nice facility if you're a little cognitive and ambulatory. It had covered..." More

Marquis Vintage Suites at Forest Grove

Provides: Assisted Living
3336 19Th Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116
"My mother lives at Vintage Suites. She is very happy with the facility. The care givers are kind. They have an activity director that tries to keep those who want to participate in activities and..." More

The Grove and The Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
2112 Oak Street, Forest Grove, OR 97116
"This assisted nursing facility is one of the best facilities in this area. I had my grandmother living here for 4 years. She had all the peace of mind, we looked for. As a family, we were satisfied..." More

Hawthorne House

Provides: Assisted Living
2635 21st Avenue, Forest Grove, OR 97301

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Cornell Estates Retirement & Assisted...

Provides: Assisted Living
1005 N.E. 17Th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123
"Cornell Estates was really good. They're charging a little bit more, but it's worth it if you can afford it. What impressed me was their program with Cornell University where they offer college..." More

Harmony Guest Home

Provides: Assisted Living
351 Se 5Th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123
"I like the caretakers at Harmony Guest Home. The care manager is very experienced, and she was very good at dealing with my mom's negativity, helping my mom to get settled and feel comfortable and..." More

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Avamere at Hillsboro

Provides: Assisted Living
2000 SE 30th Avenue, Hillsboro, OR 97123
"I was very happy with Avamere. It has everything I think we wanted, although it would have been more expensive because my husband has behavioral problems. It was close to us. They have several..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Forest Grove

    Forest Grove is aptly named, as it's the home of one of the largest sequoia trees in the state of Oregon. Seniors can enjoy all that natural beauty from their home base in one of the six assisted living facilities in town, or in one of the additional 10 nearby in communities such as Portland, Beaverton and Hillsboro. At facilities in Forest Grove, seniors receive personal care services, including medication management and help with dressing, grooming and bathing, all within a secure and comfortable residential environment. In Oregon, all assisted living communities and residential care facilities are licensed by the state's Department of Human Services.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Forest Grove

    • With warm, dry summers and enough rain to keep everything green, Forest Grove experiences a Mediterranean climate that rarely gets overly hot or cold. Expect high temperatures in the high 80s during the summer months and occasional nighttime freezes during January, with lots of cloud cover and rain from fall through spring.

    • The TriMet Transit District serves Forest Grove as a suburb of Portland. Buses connect Forest Grove to Hillsboro and Beaverton, with further connections to TriMet's light rail system in Hillsboro. Yamhill County Transit Area buses also serve Forest Grove, connecting it to Hillsboro, Gaston, Cove Orchard and Yamhill. Seniors are eliglble for half-price fares on all TriMet transportation.

    • The Forest Grove area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the Tuality Forest Grove Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

    • The cost of living in Forest Grove is 25.7 percent higher than the national average, so this community may be out of reach for some seniors on fixed incomes.

    • Forest Grove has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Forest Grove Senior and Community Center, an organization that partners with Meals on Wheels to provide seniors with food, and with Ride Connection to offer accessible transportation around the community.

    • Pacific University provides many opportunities for arts-loving seniors to enjoy dance, orchestral, choral and theatrical performances, as well as stimulating lectures. In addition, the city of Forest Grove offers classes at Theater in the Grove, live music under the stars, and unique artwork every year at the Sidewalk Chalk Art Festival.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Forest Grove

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $4,360.00 Tigard
    $4,059.00 Hillsboro
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Newberg
    $3,810.00 Tualatin
    $3,750.00 Beaverton
    $2,730.00 Forest Grove

    Assisted Living costs in Forest Grove start around $2,730 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 Forest 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 Forest Grove

    As part of its state Medicaid program, Oregon offers the Community First Choice option, sometimes also known as the 1915(k) option, the K Plan, or the K Option. This benefit may provide eligible low-income seniors with financial assistance to help them pay their assisted living costs.

    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 Forest Grove

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Forest Grove

    Forest 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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    Assisted Living near Forest Grove, OR

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Forest Grove

    • Review of Brookdale Forest Grove

      Brookdale Forest Grove was nice. The rooms were adequate. The staff was nice. They had trips to the coast, to shopping, and quite a few activities. Read more

      Donna
    • Review of Forest Grove Beehive

      Beehive Forest Grove is very nice, very warm, and inviting. Everybody seems friendly. I like the atmosphere. The apartments are more like studios. They have all kinds of activities. The staff is ve... Read more

      Teri
    • Review of Jennings McCall Assisted Living

      Jennings McCall Center is a great place but it was just too big for my friend. Even I would get lost there, but it's a very nice facility if you're a little cognitive and ambulatory. It had covered... Read more

      Clementine
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