23 Assisted Living Facilities near Salem, OR

18 Assisted Living Facilities in Salem, OR

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Prestige Senior Living Orchard Heights

Provides: Assisted Living
695 Orchard Heights Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304
"My Mom was given amazing care at this facility. I was sorry when my Mom passed on after being on hospice, as I really miss the wonderful, caring staff at Orchard Heights." More

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Farmington Square - Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
960 Boone Road SE, Salem, OR 97306
"My mother felt very comfortable at Farmington Square in Salem. I like that the staff has been working there from 10-15 years, and that usually means that the place is pretty well-run. One day a..." More

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Prestige Senior Living Southern Hills

Provides: Assisted Living
4795 Skyline Rd. South, Salem, OR 97306
"We chose Prestige Senior Living Southern Hills because it was closer to where my dad was living at the time. It was nice. I went to all the other places that were suggested to me and this one kind..." More

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Four Seasons Residential Care Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
2855 Evergreen NE, Salem, OR 97301
"OUR GOAL at FOUR SEASONS is to create an atmosphere where residents will be treated with dignity and respect allowing them to retain their individuality and independence while receiving all the..." More

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The Woods at Willowcreek

Provides: Assisted Living
4398 Glencoe St NE, Salem, OR 97301
"The Woods at Willowcreek was very clean and the people were very nice. It tends to be more for memory care. The residents were in the gathering area and people were coming in and out, picking up an..." More

Meadow Creek Village Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
3988 12th St SE, Salem, OR 97302
"I have seen a high attention to detail and a lot of caring during my visits there. My friend - and other residents living there often comment on the quality of the food. In fact, she often..." More

Bonaventure of Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
3411 Boone Road SE, Salem, OR 97317
"Bonaventure Senior Living was excellent. The people were nice and friendly. The place seemed very clean. The assisted living room was lovely. The facilities were beautiful. The dining room seemed..." More

Skyway Heavenly Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
2730 Fisher Rd NE, Salem, OR 97305
"Our experience with Skyway Heavenly Homes was really nice. It was in a house and it had three other people in it. The staff was two women that ran the place along with two workers. She had..." More

Lancaster Village

Provides: Assisted Living
4138 Market Street, Ne, Salem, OR 97301
"My mother is doing very well there at Lancaster Village. It's a very nice place. She's being taken care of really well. They're caring people. Her room is small, but it's carpeted and very clean..." More

Regency Woodland

Provides: Assisted Living
Regency Pacific, Salem, OR 97302
"My mother just moved into Regency Woodland. The service is fine, and she loves it there. They play bingo and made cookies and had candies for them on Valentine's Day. She likes the ladies that live..." More

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Cedar Village Assisted Living & Memor...

Provides: Assisted Living
4452 Lancaster Dr. NE, Salem, OR 97305
"The staff were very helpful in trying to help me find a bed somewhere for my brother, but Cedar Village didn't have an opening during my visit. There were individual rooms, and they were very nice..." More

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Redwood Heights Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4050 12th Street Cutoff SE, Salem, OR 97302
"I liked Redwood Heights. It's older but very nice and had a nice patio where my wife can go out and sit. However, it had a steep incline getting to it, and the only way to get out of there is to..." More

Gibson Creek by Bonaventure

Provides: Assisted Living
1615 Brush College Rd. NW, Salem, OR 97304
"My mother has lived at Gibson Creek for four years. The staff are wonderful and very caring. I could not be happier with the community. " More

Sweet Bye N Bye, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
2480 Coral Avenue,, Salem, OR 97305
"sweet Bye n Bye has been a Godsend to us. My husband is constantly monitored, as are all the residents. The caregivers are very professional and Amanda, the administrator, loves each and every..." More

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Willson House

Provides: Assisted Living
1625 Center St NE, Salem, OR 97301
"I have with a few ladies who were residents of this facility and I am impressed everytime I see the relations the staff have with the residents. When you walk in, it feels like your at home, by the..." More

Spruce Villa Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
1880 Fisher Road NE, Salem, OR 97305

Farmington Square Salem

Provides: Assisted Living
960 Boone Road Southeast, Salem, OR 97306

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Boone Ridge Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
2950 Boone Rd. SE, Salem, OR 97306
"Boone Ridge of Salem will encompass an age-in-place philosophy with Assisted Living and Memory Care, employing between 80-100 full-time employees. The 116,000-square foot, 120-unit senior living..." More

5 Assisted Living Facilities near Salem, OR

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Brookdale River Road

Provides: Assisted Living
592 Bever Dr NE, Keizer, OR 97303
"My mother-in-law lives here at Brookdale River Road. I am going to give it the best because my mother-in-law is very happy there. Their staff is great. They have a lot of activities for the..." More

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Avamere Court At Keizer

Provides: Assisted Living
5210 River Road N, Keizer, OR 97303
"My mother is in Avamere at Keizer in their assisted living, which is wonderful. My fiancée’s mother was in the Avamere Court independent before she went to memory care across the street. It is..." More

Bonaventure at Keizer Station

Provides: Assisted Living
5525 Mcleod Lane NE, Keizer, OR 97303
"Bonaventure at Keizer Station was beautiful, and the place I was going to go into was brand new. However, I can't afford it. Everything is a 5 except for the pay. They had everything but a swimming..." More

The Village at Keizer Ridge

Provides: Assisted Living
1165 McGee Court NE, Keizer, OR 97303
"The Village at Keizer Ridge is totally accommodating, perfectly clean, and beautiful. The food is wonderful and the staff is excellent. I have been there almost every day to visit my friend and we..." More

Turner Retirement Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
5405 Boise St SE PO Box 58, Turner, OR 97392

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Salem

    Salem, the Oregon state capital, is located in the heart of the Willamette Valley growing area, which is known for its abundant blueberries, cherries, hazelnuts and wine. Much of this bounty finds its way to the Saturday farmers' market that sets up just outside of the capitol grounds in downtown Salem from May through October.

    Seniors who enjoy this area and are in need of help with activities of daily living, personal care and medication management have 34 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in Salem to choose from. Oregon state law defines ALFs as those facilities having six or more seniors housed in self-contained living units. all regulated by the Oregon Department of Human Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Salem

    • The air in the Salem/Portland, Oregon area is relatively poor. The National Lung Association gives the air in the region a "C" rating for high ozone days and a "D" rating for 24-hour particle pollution. This could potentially aggravate asthma, COPD and other chronic breathing conditions.
       
    • It's not inexpensive to live in Salem. The cost of living in the city is8 percent higher than the national average. The cost of health care and utilities, in particular, are higher in Salem than the U.S. average, which can be a burden to older people living on a fixed income. 

    • Salem has mild winters and warm, dry summers, although it can be rainy in the fall and early winter. The average high temperature in Salem in January is 48 degrees Fahrenheit, and the average high temperature in July is 82 degrees Fahrenheit. The rainy season dampness can be troublesome for older people with chronic joint issues like arthritis.

    • Crime is a problem throughout the Pacific Northwest and Salem is no exception. While the crime rate in Salem has decreased slightly in recent years, it is still 52 percent higher than the national average, which can be somewhat scary for seniors and their families.
    • Seniors with cars can travel easily to Portland and Eugene via I-5, which runs through the center of Salem. For public transportation, the Salem Area Mass Transit System operates daily public bus transportation and offers seniors, age 60 and older, a fare discount when they obtain a discounted fare card. Dial-a-Ride offers curb-to-curb transportation for seniors Monday through Friday at an affordable rate.

    • The Salem, Oregon area is home to world-class medical facilities including Salem Health Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Salem

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Oregon

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,995.00 Newberg
    $3,861.00 Albany
    $3,679.00 Mcminnville
    $3,645.00 Keizer
    $3,283.00 Salem
    $2,822.00 Woodburn

    Assisted Living costs in Salem start around $3,283 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 Salem 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 Salem

    Seniors who live in Salem and meet the program eligibility requirements will fnd a number of state and federal programs to help them pay for an assisted living facility, 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.

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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 Salem

    Salem 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 Salem, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Salem

    Salem-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 Salem, OR

    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Salem

    • Review of Prestige Senior Living Orchard Heights

      My Mom was given amazing care at this facility. I was sorry when my Mom passed on after being on hospice, as I really miss the wonderful, caring staff at Orchard Heights. Read more

      cindygarvin
    • Review of Willson House

      The people at Willson House needed very clear help because either they're entering dementia or injured by accidents and had to be in wheelchairs. They eat in the cafeteria and some of them can feed... Read more

      William
    • Review of Prestige Senior Living Orchard Heights

      My mom has moved into assisted living at Prestige Senior Living Orchard Heights. The care has been wonderful and they've really helped me with Mom. The community has a lot of older people who are d... Read more

      Judy
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