3 Assisted Living Facilities in La Grande, OR

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Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living and ...

Provides: Assisted Living
508 16th St, La Grande, OR 97850
"Wildflower Lodge is a facility that accepts assisted care, transitional patients, and memory care and I like that because they would get to know people in their assisted living and should they need..." More

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Grande Ronde Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
1809 Gekeler Lane, La Grande, OR 97850
"We visited Grande Ronde Retirement. The rooms were nice and big. The looked at possible apartment for my mother. We looked at a studio and a one-bedroom. The rooms were vacant, but they were clean...." More

Angeline Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
501 3rd Street, La Grande, OR 97850
"My father had varied experiences in Angeline Senior Living. Their caregivers are young and they were very caring and giving. There were some difficulties with the administration. Other than that,..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in La Grande

    La Grande is located on the eastern side of Oregon in Union County and prides itself on maintaining small town character and charm. With a wide variety of senior-friendly recreational activities and 41 percent of the population aged 60 or older, the area is a good start when searching for an assisted living facility.

    Assisted living facilities in La Grande are licensed and regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight. All assisted living facilities are required to offer private living facilities to residents with a private bath and kitchenette. There are three assisted living facilities for seniors to choose from in La Grande.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in La Grande

    • Seniors should be aware that the La Grande crime index of 19 shows that crime rates are higher here than the national average. The chance of becoming a victim of a violent or property crime in the area is 1 in 34, which is higher than 73 percent of US towns and cities.
    • The La Grande area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Grande Ronde Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
    • Seniors who need to watch their bank accounts can save money in La Grande due to the area's cost of living, which is 11 percent lower than the national average. Transportation costs are 32 percent lower, but groceries come in 8 percent higher than average.
    • Seniors will need to bundle up for cooler temperatures in La Grande, with a July average high of 85 degrees Fahrenheit and January average low of 24 degrees.


    Paying for Assisted Living in La Grande

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,202.00 Kennewick
    $3,110.00 Hermiston
    $2,938.00 La Grande
    $2,897.00 Walla Walla
    $2,839.00 Pendleton
    $2,292.00 Baker City

    Assisted Living costs in La Grande start around $2,938 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 La Grande 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 La Grande

    Oregon seniors who need help covering the costs of assisted living care can take advantage of the state's Medicaid programs put in place to keep seniors out of nursing homes. The K Plan offers financial aid for services and technolog, and the Independent Choices program provides monthly cash payments. The state also has two Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) waivers, the Aged and Physically Disabled (APD) waiver and the Client-Employed Provider (CEP) program, available to those who meet eligibility criteria.

    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 La Grande

    La Grande 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 La Grande, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in La Grande

    La Grande-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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    Other Options in La Grande, OR

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in La Grande

    • Review of Grande Ronde Retirement

      We visited Grande Ronde Retirement. The rooms were nice and big. The looked at possible apartment for my mother. We looked at a studio and a one-bedroom. The rooms were vacant, but they were clean.... Read more

      Bob511562
    • Review of Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

      At Wildflower Lodge, the facilities were clean. It was a short visit. The people were participating; they were laughing and joking. The place was clean, and there was a northwest feel to it. Read more

      Caring112635950
    • Review of Wildflower Lodge Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

      We went to Wildflower Lodge for a tour of the facility. My mom and I had some support group meetings there. It seemed like a larger place compared to the other facility that we visited. It had more... Read more

      Cindy73138450
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