36 Assisted Living Facilities near Oregon City, OR
There are 36 Assisted Living Facilities in the Oregon City area, with 4 in Oregon City and 32 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Oregon City is $3,811 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,735. Cheaper nearby regions include West Linn with an average starting cost of $3,800.
To help you with your search, browse the 191 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Oregon City. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Oregon City 4.5 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Sandy with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Oregon City
Oregon City, a historic city just south of Portland, was Oregon’s first capital. Once the end of the Oregon Trail, this city is now home to over 36,000 people. Just over 13 percent of those residents are seniors, and they have no shortage of assisted living facility options. There are 50 of these facilities in the Oregon City area with three located within city limits.
The assisted living facilities in Oregon City are regulated by The Oregon Department of Human Services. They’re classified as either assisted living facilities (ALFs) or residential care facilities (RCFs) and are home to six or more seniors.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Oregon City
- Oregon City’s climate is rainier and cloudier than the national norm. The city only receives 143 sunny days per year, as well as an average of 46 inches of rain. However, the city is much less snowy than the national norm thanks to its mild winter temperatures. Seniors from snowier parts of the country may choose to retire in Oregon City.
- Clackamas County, where Oregon City is located, has been rated poorly by the American Lung Association for its air quality. The county received a grade of "C for its average number of high ozone days. Seniors with chronic respiratory ailments may need to take precautions on days with poor air quality.
- Oregon City has plenty of local attractions for seniors to explore. The city’s past is displayed at the End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center and the Museum of the Oregon Territory. Assisted living facilities may offer group outings to destinations in nearby Portland, such as the Portland Japanese Garden.
- Oregon doesn’t impose a state income tax on seniors' Social Security benefits. It’s also one of the few states in the country that doesn’t have a sales tax.
- Oregon City has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Pioneer Community Center, a facility that offers a variety of services to older adults. These services include transportation to medical appointments and shopping centers.
- Oregon City has few facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital located in Clackamas.
Paying for Assisted Living in Oregon City
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Oregon City start around $3,811 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 Oregon City 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 Oregon City
Seniors in Oregon City’s assisted living facilities may be able to receive financial assistance through Oregon’s Aged and Disabled Waiver program. Oregon’s Community First Choice Option, a state Medicaid option, is another program that may help seniors pay for care in assisted living facilities.
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 Oregon City
Oregon City 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 Oregon City, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Oregon City
Oregon City-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 Oregon City
Review of Gilman Park Assisted Living
My father has moved into Gilman Park Assisted Living. We chose it because the location is closer between my brother and me. I like that the residents and staff all appear to be having a good time w... Read more
Review of Gilman Park Assisted Living
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Review of McLoughlin Place Senior Living
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