22 Assisted Living Facilities near Springfield, OR
There are 22 Assisted Living Facilities in the Springfield area, with 7 in Springfield and 15 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Springfield is $4,288 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,500. Cheaper nearby regions include Eugene with an average starting cost of $3,774.
To help you with your search, browse the 160 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Springfield. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Springfield 4.0 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Eugene with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
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Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Springfield, OR
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Springfield
Springfield, OR, which is the largest suburb of Eugene, is the basis for the town of Springfield in the TV show "The Simpsons," as a plaque in the city confirms. Springfield seniors can enjoy watching "The Simpsons" at any of seven assisted living facilities, which provide personal care services to aging seniors who need a little help with medication management and the activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing and eating. These assisted living communities provide these services within a comfortable, secure residential environment, as do the 21 facilities in the neighboring cities of Eugene and Junction City.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Springfield
•Because of Springfield's location in the Willamette Valley, its weather tends to be drier than Oregonians along the coast typically experience. Summers are dry, with temperatures sometimes tiptoeing into the mid 90s. While rain is common and sometimes heavy from the fall to spring, snow is rare. Fog is common throughout the valley, and winter high temperatures are in the 50s.
•Springfield 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 cost of living in Springfield is only 3.6 percent higher than the national average.
•The Springfield area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
•Springfield residents head to the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater to enjoy chamber music, comedy shows, screenings of classic films, and live theater, including original pieces written by local playwrights.
•Springfield has an array of community resources for seniors, including Senior and Disability Services, an organization that offers elder abuse advocacy, health and wellness programs, money management education, and Meals on Wheels, as well as one senior center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Springfield
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Springfield start around $4,288 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 Springfield 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 Springfield
The Community First Choice Medicaid program, often referred to as Oregon's K Plan, K Option or 1915(k) state plan, provides financial assistance to eligible low-income seniors in Springfield. The plan, which aims to keep seniors out of costly nursing homes, offers financial aid to help pay for assisted living expenses.
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 Springfield
Springfield 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 Springfield, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Springfield
Springfield-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.
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Springfield
Review of Sweetbriar Villa
My daughter and I went to tour Sweetbriar, and then we took my mom back to do a tour. She was fine with it. We were fine with it too. It looked like a really nice facility. We were impressed with i... Read more
Review of Spring Valley Assisted Living Residence
Spring Valley Assisted Living Residence had a warm and inviting environment. The rooms looked older, but were well kept. There were two people I was involved with. They were really good in giving i... Read more
Review of Timber Pointe
Everything at Brookdale Springfield Briarwood was nice. The food was good and appealing. The staff seemed to be very helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. The rooms seemed very nice and had adequat... Read more