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.

Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Tigard, OR

Bonaventure of Tigard

15000 SW Hall Blvd., Tigard, OR, 97224

I like Bonaventure of Tigard. But I didn’t choose it because it was a foster home that only fosters five residents. I thought that’s a little big for the care that my husband needed. The staff that as … (read more)
I like Bonaventure of Tigard. But I didn’t choose it because it was a foster home that only fosters five residents. I thought that’s a little big for the care that my husband needed. The staff that as … (read more)

Elite Care at Fanno Creek

12353 SW Grant Avenue, Tigard, OR, 97223

Elite Care at Fanno Creek is an assisted living facility on SW Grant Avenue in Tigard, Oregon, a few miles from Woodard Park and a short distance from Highway 99W. Visitors commend the friendly, helpf … (read more)
Elite Care at Fanno Creek is an assisted living facility on SW Grant Avenue in Tigard, Oregon, a few miles from Woodard Park and a short distance from Highway 99W. Visitors commend the friendly, helpf … (read more)

Woodland Heights

9355 S.W. McDonald St., Tigard, OR, 97224

Woodland Heights is located in Tigard, Oregon, just a few blocks away from a variety of stores and a short drive from Fanno Creek Park. Visitors consistently give the facility high marks for its clean … (read more)
Woodland Heights is located in Tigard, Oregon, just a few blocks away from a variety of stores and a short drive from Fanno Creek Park. Visitors consistently give the facility high marks for its clean … (read more)

Annabelle Adult Care Home

11460 SW Viewmount Ln, Tigard, OR, 97223

My husband is in Annabelle Adult Care Home. He’s unable to walk or get out of bed so he could not participate in anything. The staff is very friendly when I’ve been there. They’re always willing to he … (read more)
My husband is in Annabelle Adult Care Home. He’s unable to walk or get out of bed so he could not participate in anything. The staff is very friendly when I’ve been there. They’re always willing to he … (read more)

Ohana Care Home

11925 Southwest Gaarde Street, Tigard, OR, 97224


Brookdale River Valley Tualatin

19200 SW 65th Avenue, Tualatin, OR, 97062

Located in the heart of Tualatin, Oregon, Brookdale River Valley Tualatin offers assisted living options and memory care for seniors. This facility is touted by residents and their loved ones as havin … (read more)
Located in the heart of Tualatin, Oregon, Brookdale River Valley Tualatin offers assisted living options and memory care for seniors. This facility is touted by residents and their loved ones as havin … (read more)

Homewood Heights Assisted Living Community

17999 SE River Road, Milwaukie, OR, 97267

Homewood Heights Assisted Living Community is located in Milwaukie, Oregon, minutes from the Willamette River and just a short drive from assorted shops and restaurants. Visitors say that the facility … (read more)
Homewood Heights Assisted Living Community is located in Milwaukie, Oregon, minutes from the Willamette River and just a short drive from assorted shops and restaurants. Visitors say that the facility … (read more)

Edgewood Point Assisted Living

7733 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR, 97008

Edgewood Point Assisted Living is located in a tranquil neighborhood just southeast of Beaverton, Ore. Residents are fond of the quiet library and whirlpool for relaxation. Arts, crafts and table game … (read more)
Edgewood Point Assisted Living is located in a tranquil neighborhood just southeast of Beaverton, Ore. Residents are fond of the quiet library and whirlpool for relaxation. Arts, crafts and table game … (read more)

Sellwood Senior Living

8517 SE 17th Avenue, Portland, OR, 97202

Centrally located just 4 miles from downtown Portland, Elmcroft of Sellwood is tucked into Portland’s southeast neighborhood of Sellwood. This community is known for its close proximity to charming co … (read more)
Centrally located just 4 miles from downtown Portland, Elmcroft of Sellwood is tucked into Portland’s southeast neighborhood of Sellwood. This community is known for its close proximity to charming co … (read more)

Oswego Place by Bonaventure

17450 Pilkington Rd., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035

I couldn’t get my window closed this evening. It is on a busy street and has a sidewalk about 10 feet from the building. The windows were being washed today and they left the screens off. I called to … (read more)
I couldn’t get my window closed this evening. It is on a busy street and has a sidewalk about 10 feet from the building. The windows were being washed today and they left the screens off. I called to … (read more)

Brookdale Oswego Springs Portland

11552 SW Lesser Rd., Portland, OR, 97219

I was really impressed with the cleanliness of Brookdale Oswego Springs Portland, and the attention from the staff. Demi gave the tour and she did a really great job explaining everything, and working … (read more)
I was really impressed with the cleanliness of Brookdale Oswego Springs Portland, and the attention from the staff. Demi gave the tour and she did a really great job explaining everything, and working … (read more)

Prestige Senior Living Riverwood

18321 SW Pacific Hwy, Tualatin, OR, 97062

While researching facilities for my father’s future home, I kept coming back to Prestige Sr. Living Riverwood Sherwood. The staff was extremely helpful in my research, educating me on what types of qu … (read more)
While researching facilities for my father’s future home, I kept coming back to Prestige Sr. Living Riverwood Sherwood. The staff was extremely helpful in my research, educating me on what types of qu … (read more)

Elite Care at Oatfield Estates

4444 SE Oatfield Hill Rd., Milwaukie, OR, 97267

We were very happy with the care my mother-in-law got at Oatfield in her last three years. She needed something comprehensible and not overwhelming and the small house setting (12 apartments per hou … (read more)
We were very happy with the care my mother-in-law got at Oatfield in her last three years. She needed something comprehensible and not overwhelming and the small house setting (12 apartments per hou … (read more)

Tanner Spring Assisted Living Community

23000 Horizon Dr, West Linn, OR, 97068

I did a tour. It was a wonderful experience. The people were nice. I can’t remember the lady I spoke with who toured me around, but she is not a regular. I think she was the director. What I like … (read more)
I did a tour. It was a wonderful experience. The people were nice. I can’t remember the lady I spoke with who toured me around, but she is not a regular. I think she was the director. What I like … (read more)

Greenridge Estates at Mountain Park

4 Greenridge Dr., Lake Oswego, OR, 97035

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 event … (read more)
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 event … (read more)

Prestige Senior Living Beaverton Hills

4525 SW 99th Ave., Beaverton, OR, 97005

Prestige Senior Living Beaverton Hills sits in a modern neighborhood in Beaverton, Ore. Visitors are complimentary of the dining amenities that include special diets and meal escorts as necessary. A c … (read more)
Prestige Senior Living Beaverton Hills sits in a modern neighborhood in Beaverton, Ore. Visitors are complimentary of the dining amenities that include special diets and meal escorts as necessary. A c … (read more)

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Beaverton

14475 SW Barrows Road, Beaverton, OR, 97007

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Beaverton was nice. I probably would have had a higher rating for it if I hadn’t seen the other place. It’s not quite up to the standards as the other … (read more)
MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Beaverton was nice. I probably would have had a higher rating for it if I hadn’t seen the other place. It’s not quite up to the standards as the other … (read more)

Rose Schnitzer Manor

6140 SW Boundary Street, Portland, OR, 97221

The staff are very kind, helpful and incredibly patient. There is very little provided in the way of support for non Jewish residents, or any explanation of various rituals and commemorations, incl … (read more)
The staff are very kind, helpful and incredibly patient. There is very little provided in the way of support for non Jewish residents, or any explanation of various rituals and commemorations, incl … (read more)

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Hearthstone at Murrayhill

10880 SW Davies Rd, Beaverton, OR, 97008

I liked that Hearthstone At Murrayhill was just two miles away from where my son’s family lives. The bedrooms were much larger, which meant that this was the only place that could accommodate my 10 ft … (read more)
I liked that Hearthstone At Murrayhill was just two miles away from where my son’s family lives. The bedrooms were much larger, which meant that this was the only place that could accommodate my 10 ft … (read more)

Regency Park Assisted Living

8300 SW Barnes Rd, Portland, OR, 97225

Regency Park Assisted Living offers assisted living in a comfortable, secure environment in the beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Residents enjoy amenities such as an on-site beauty salon and bar … (read more)
Regency Park Assisted Living offers assisted living in a comfortable, secure environment in the beautiful city of Lake Oswego, Oregon. Residents enjoy amenities such as an on-site beauty salon and bar … (read more)

What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tigard

Assisted living facilities and residential care facilities in Tigard and across the state are licensed by the Oregon Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight. Every facility must be inspected once every two years to determine whether it’s being maintained and operated per the licensing rules.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tigard

  • The overall cost of living in Tigard is higher than the national average by more than 26% and about 13% higher than the state average. However, health care, a common expense of aging adults, is about 3% lower than the state average and nearly 15% less than the national average.
  • Retirees in Tigard and throughout Oregon enjoy untaxed Social Security benefits and Railroad Retirement benefits. Unfortunately, other retirement income is usually taxed, but seniors aged 62 or older may qualify for a retirement income credit.
  • Oregon is one of only five states that don’t charge state sales tax. Since counties and municipalities also don’t charge sales tax, residents benefit from tax-free purchases statewide.
  • Violent crime in Tigard is rated 15.4 on a scale of one to 100, with one being the lowest, which is lower than the state average of 17.7. It’s also lower than the national average of 22.7. Property crime in Tigard is rated at 42, lower than the state average of 43.4 but higher than the national average of 35.4. However, most assisted living communities have security measures in place to keep residents safe.
  • The most pleasant months in Tigard are July, August and September when many parts of the country are at their hottest. August is Tigard’s hottest month, which only has an average high of about 81. The coldest month is December, which has an average low of 36. Tigard only receives about two inches of snow per year, making sidewalks easier to navigate for those with ambulatory assistive devices.
  • Tigard doesn’t have a local hospital, but there’s a top-rated facility less than four miles away in Tualatin. Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center is regionally ranked #9 in Oregon and rated top performing in seven adult procedures and conditions. There are also several top-notch hospitals between five and seven miles away in Portland, including nationally ranked adult and children’s hospitals at OHSU.

Paying for Assisted Living in Tigard

According to Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in Tigard is $4,831. While this is only higher than the state average by $172 per month, it’s $531 higher than the national average.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

With Tigard’s average cost of assisted living near the state average, it’s natural that it’s higher than some cities while being lower than others. Tigard’s average is $761 higher per month than Albany’s but only $433 higher than Salem’s. However, compared to Bend, it’s lower by $259 monthly and lower than Eugene by $599.

$4831

Tigard

$4659

Oregon

$4300

The United States

$4070

Albany

$4398

Salem

$5090

Bend

$5430

Eugene

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

When comparing assisted living to other types of senior care, adult day health care is typically the lowest cost option. In Tigard, this care costs an average of $3,510 per month. Receiving senior care at home costs an average of $5,815 for homemaker services and $5,911 for home health aides. Nursing home facilities generally have the highest price tag and the most extensive services. Semiprivate rooms run about $10,083 in Tigard, and private rooms average $12,349 per month.

$5815

Homemaker Services

$5911

Home Health Aide

$3510

Adult Day Health Care

$4831

Assisted Living Facility

$10083

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$12349

Nursing Home Facility (private room)

Note: Data for Tigard was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Portland, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Tigard

Oregon is one of five states to offer a 1915(k) option, also known as a K Plan, K Option, or, in Oregon, the Community First Choice plan. This benefit, offered through Medicaid, helps eligible low-income seasons to pay for their assisted living and other care costs.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Oregon page.

Paying For Assisted Living Facilities in Oregon

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 Tigard

Seniors in assisted living residences and other senior care facilities will find many free resources in Tigard that help them remain active and socializing. Government entities and nonprofit groups provide various services from transportation to legal assistance to ensure seniors remain safe and have a high quality of life.

Resource

Contact 

Services

(855) 673-2372

Washington County DAVS provides programs and services to ensure seniors aged 60 or older, persons with disabilities and veterans have access to what they need to enhance their quality of life. It connects persons with limited incomes to key benefits and helps seniors make long-term care decisions. It also advises veterans and their families on how to get all the benefits and services they’re legally entitled to receive.

(503) 640-4115

Washington County residents aged 60 and older may qualify for free legal services through the Oregon Law Center. OLC provides free legal services on civil matters to low-income individuals but provides some services to seniors regardless of income through a grant with Washington County DAVS. Legal assistance covers long-term care issues, health care, defense of guardianship, problems with Social Security, housing and prevention of neglect, abuse or exploitation.

(503) 226-0700

Ride Connection is a nonprofit organization that provides transportation services to ensure continued mobility for people in the Portland metro and Washington County. It offers various transportation options, primarily to older adults and disabled individuals. Destinations can include doctors’ offices, shopping, community centers, recreation or anywhere riders need to go within the service area. There’s no charge for most services but donations are accepted.

(503) 620-4613

The Tigard Senior Center is the hub of senior activity and offers a wide array of activities for local seniors. It schedules numerous social events, activities and classes, and has a gift shop and congregate meals.

(503) 378-6533

The LTC Ombudsman office provides three programs throughout Oregon, including its traditional program and Residential Facilities Ombudsman and Oregon Public Guardian programs. Each program is designed to advocate for residents in long-term care and residential facilities, including assisted living, and protect their rights.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tigard

Tigard-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Oregon