Assisted Living in Gresham

38 Communities

Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace

1410 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR
$$$$
6 reviews
Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace is near Northeast Burnside Road, Gresham Golf Course and Red Sunset Park in Gresham, Oregon. Activities for residents include fishing trips, Wii sports, gardening and arts and crafts. The caring staff is attentive, according to relatives, who also say it's a great place that's seasonally decorated for the holidays. Transportation for doctors' appointments or grocery shopping is provided, and there's an on-site movie theater. Visitors ... (read more)
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Farmington Square - Gresham

1655 NE 18th St., Gresham, OR
$$$$
12 reviews
Farmington Square - Gresham is located in Gresham, Oregon, close to Wood Village Town Center, Gresham Golf Course and Red Sunset Park. Relatives say the staff are kind, friendly and professional and display genuine affection for the residents in their care. According to loved ones, the facility offers a variety of activities, including bingo, outings and arts and crafts. Visitors describe the dining room as enjoyable and homelike and the food as nutritious and flavorful. Fami... (read more)
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Powell Valley Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

4001 SE 182nd Ave, Gresham, OR
$$$$
9 reviews
Powell Valley is located in Gresham, Oregon, a short drive from Gresham Golf Course, Gresham Station and Main City Park. Visitors say that the facility offers a variety of scheduled activities, including exercise classes, musical entertainment and field trips to local restaurants and attractions. Loved ones describe the staff as extremely kind and respectful and note that they all seem to take interest in the long-term care of the residents. Reviewers comment on the available... (read more)
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Brookdale Mt. Hood

25200 South East Stark Street, Gresham, OR
$$$$
15 reviews
Located on the edge of Portland in the city of Gresham, Oregon, Brookdale Mt. Hood provides assisted living options for seniors. Residents and their loved ones give high marks for the facility’s cleanliness, a friendly, helpful and cordial staff and good food. The residents enjoy many activities including Bible studies, walking clubs and exercise classes. This pet-friendly community offers a beautiful courtyard and garden area and a greenhouse that residents can use to create... (read more)
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Courtyard Fountains

1545 SE 223rd Ave., Gresham, OR
$$$$
14 reviews
Courtyard Fountains is a newly-built independent living and assisted living facility in Gresham, Oregon, conveniently set within walking distance of two scenic parks. Residents who like to stay active and engaged appreciate how often the community schedules activities; there is something new for them to do every day. They also appreciate that Courtyard Fountains offers apartments of all sizes, from studio to three-bedroom, so they can choose their lodgings according to their ... (read more)
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Avamere at Chestnut Lane

1219 NE 6th Street, Gresham, OR
$$$$
3 reviews
Avamere at Chestnut Lane is located in the southeastern section of Gresham near the intersection of Route 26 and Northeastern Cleveland Ave. The Oregon Shopping Center, Main City Park, and several restaurants are located nearby. Guests have remarked that Avamere at Chestnut Lane has musicians come in periodically to entertain everyone, and residents may have individual pets. The facility caters to the visually and hearing impaired, and it has people on staff who are hearing-i... (read more)
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Gresham Retirement Center

1945 W Powell, Gresham, OR
$$$$
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Mountain View Residential Care Facility

1220 SE 282nd Ave., Gresham, OR
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O'Hara's Manor

1250 SE Roberts, Gresham, OR
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Russellville Park

20 S.E. 103rd Ave, Portland, OR
$$$$
27 reviews
Russellville Park is located in the vibrant neighborhood of Russellville in Portland, Oregon. Visitors and residents love that Russellville Park is a spacious and clean facility with a modern and cozy interior, and that the community boasts several restaurants and a coffee shop. Residents enjoy socializing in the activity room, exercising at the gym and reading in the library. The facility receives the most praise for scheduling an array of amazing activities, including ... (read more)
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At A Glance

There are 38 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Gresham is $3,279 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gresham

Gresham, the fourth largest city in Oregon, is home to Mount Hood Community College. This institution offers free and discounted classes to seniors age 65 and older.

Area seniors will also find activities and care just for them at any of the 63 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around Gresham. These facilities are regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services. The State of Oregon defines ALFs as those housing six or more seniors in self-contained units.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gresham

  • Gresham has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Multnomah County Department of Human Services, an agency that offers a variety of services for residents age 60 and older, as well as a senior center.
     
  • The cost of living in Gresham (and Oregon in general) is significantly higher than in other parts of the United States. Health care and utilities are especially expensive in this area. The overall cost of living in Gresham is 23 percent higher than the national average. This could make living on a fixed income difficult for seniors.

  • Gresham has a temperate climate, categorized by warm summers and cool, but not cold, winters. However, the city does get rain, especially from November to February. The average high temperature in Gresham in January is 46 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Crime is a concern in Gresham, but it isn't nearly as bad as in other Oregon cities. Overall, the crime rate in Gresham is 10 percent higher than the national average. However, this rate has decreased by 26 percent in recent years, a hopeful sign for area residents.
  • Gresham is bisected by both I-84 and US 26, making it easy to get back and forth to Portland. For public transportation, Tri-Met provides scheduled bus service around Gresham and Portland. Seniors, age 65 and older, ride for half fare.
  • The Gresham, Oregon area is home to world-class medical facilities including Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illnesses.


Paying for Assisted Living in Gresham

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Oregon

$4,288.00 Milwaukie
$4,000.00 US
$3,675.00 West Linn
$3,530.00 Portland
$3,279.00 Gresham

Assisted Living costs in Gresham start around $3,279 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 Gresham 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 Gresham

Those Gresham, Oregon who meet the eligibility requirements will find several state and federal programs to help with the cost of an ALF, including the Community First Choice Plan (Oregon K 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 Gresham

Gresham 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gresham

Gresham-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.