74 Assisted Living Facilities near Lake Oswego, OR
With an average cost of $3,646 in Lake Oswego, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 20 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 8 facilities in Lake Oswego.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Lake Oswego, OR
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Lake Oswego
Lake Oswego, which spreads across three counties in Oregon, is an affluent suburb of Portland, with many residents living right on Oswego Lake. Seniors have the option of five assisted living facilities in Lake Oswego, with another 84 available in nearby cities including Portland, Tualitin and Happy Valley. All of these assisted living communities provide room and board as well as personal care services that include medication management and assistance with dressing, eating and grooming. All assisted living facilities in Oregon are licensed by the state's Department of Human Services.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Lake Oswego
•Lake Oswego's weather ranges from very rainy during the fall, winter and spring to almost totally dry during July and August. The area experiences snow only a few days each year, but freezing rain can occur when the wind is from the east. Temperatures are relatively mild all year long, and skies are typically cloudy.
•The Lake Oswego area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center and Providence Portland Medical Center, all of which are located in neighboring Portland, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
•The affluent lifestyle in Lake Oswego comes with a cost of living that's 72 percent higher than the national average. This could be a concern for seniors who are living on a fixed income.
•Parts of Lake Oswego are located in Multnomah County, which is a member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities, meaning that its elected leadership “has made the commitment to actively work toward making their town, city or county a great place for people of all ages,” according to AARP.
•The Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego serves as a home base for several arts organizations, including the Lakewood Theater Company as well as dance studios and a children's theater. The Center of the Arts also sponsors the Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts every summer, bringing the entire community together around performances and visual arts.
•Lake Oswego has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Lake Oswego Senior Center, an organization that lends medical equipment on a short-term basis, helps seniors with grocery shopping, assists seniors with tax returns and provides Meals on Wheels. The Lake Oswego Senior Center is the only senior center in the community.
Paying for Assisted Living in Lake Oswego
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Lake Oswego start around $3,646 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 Lake Oswego 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 Lake Oswego
The state of Oregon offers financial assistance to eligible seniors through its Community First Choice Option, which is also known as the 1915(k) state plan option, the K Option and the K Plan. This funding plan, which is affiliated with Medicaid, may help seniors who have difficulty paying for assisted living.
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 Lake Oswego
Lake Oswego 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 Lake Oswego, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Lake Oswego
Lake Oswego-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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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Lake Oswego
Review of Greenridge Estates At Mountain Park
My mother lived in three facilities throughout her lifetime. One in Seattle, another in Portland, and then Greenridge.. She by far enjoyed her time at Greenridge the most, which is where she ev... Read more
Review of Oswego Place by Bonaventure
After visiting multiple assisted living facilities to find a quality home for my mother, I am extremely happy to have discovered Oswego Place. The Executive Director, Sales Manager, Registered Nurs... Read more
Review of The Springs at Carman Oaks
The Springs at Carman Oaks has memory care and assisted living. I thought it was a nice facility and it seemed like a good space and good staff. It wasn't too large. I really didn't have a problem ... Read more