Located just south of Portland in southeastern Washington County’s Tualatin Valley, Tigard is home to over 55,500 residents, including more than 8,000 seniors aged 65 or older. As a Portland suburb, big-city amenities are just minutes away, but Tigard has plenty to offer retirees. Outdoor lovers enjoy Tigard’s 300-acres of recreational area, including the butterfly garden at Cook Park. Seniors who enjoy Broadway shows can get their fill at the Broadway Rose Theater Company. Fresh food and homemade goodies abound at the Tigard Farmers Market, and every June, residents take flight during the hot air balloon festival.
Assisted living residences offer the ideal living arrangement for seniors who need extra help with daily activities but wish to remain independent in a safe, social environment. The average cost of assisted living in Tigard is $4,831 per month, slightly higher than the state average but much higher than the national average.
This guide provides details on assisted living in Tigard, including cost comparisons of alternate senior care options and average assisted living costs in other Oregon cities. It also provides an overview of the benefits and drawbacks of retiring in Tigard and lists several senior resources for free aging-related services.