The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Tualatin, OR for 2023
There are 77 Assisted Living Facilities in the Tualatin area, with 4 in Tualatin and 73 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Tualatin is $4,502 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,870.
To help you with your search, browse the 437 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Tualatin. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Tualatin 4.2 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Beaverton with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars.
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Directory of Assisted Living Facilities in Tualatin, OR
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Tualatin
Taking its name from the river that winds along its northern border, Tualatin is one of Oregon's most educated cities. More than a quarter of residents have bachelor's degrees and about ten percent hold graduate degrees. As the city's population has aged, several assisted living communities have opened to serve the needs of seniors and their families. Four of these are in Tualatin's city limits, and 56 more are in Lake Oswego, Tigard and other nearby towns. Officially called assisted living facilities (ALFs) or residential care facilities (RCFs), they are all licensed by the state's Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight, to help residents with the activities of daily living.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Tualatin
- The Tualatin area abounds with options for senior outings and daylong trips. From covered bridge tours and shopping in Bridgeport Village to bird watching in Browns Ferry Park and boat cruises in the Gorge, activities are available for every interest.
- Tualatin may be a great place to live, but it's not inexpensive. Seniors and their families will have to plan around an overall cost of living that is 48.7 percent higher than the national average.
- The city's overcast, rainy weather may limit seniors' outdoor activities. Tualatin averages only 141 sunshiny days and about 41 inches of rain in a year.
- The Tualatin area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
TriMet provides public transportation services in Tualatin and to outlying Portland Metro areas. Bus lines 76, 96 and 97, as well as the WES commuter rail line, serve the city. Elderly or disabled passengers can receive discounted fares with proper identification.
- Tualatin has an array of community resources for seniors, including Washington County Disability, Aging & Veteran Services, an organization that provides information and referrals, as well as the Juanita Pohl Center, Tualatin's Active Aging Center.
Paying for Assisted Living in Tualatin
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Tualatin start around $4,502 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 Tualatin 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 Tualatin
Oregon offers Home and Community-Based Services Medicaid waivers to assist eligible seniors with paying for their case management and medical costs. However, the state doesn't offer assistance to help cover the costs of room and board at 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 Tualatin
Tualatin 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 Tualatin, please visit our Assisted Living in Oregon page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Tualatin
Tualatin-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 Tualatin
Review of Brookdale River Valley Tualatin
Brookdale River Valley Tualatin was a nice place. My interaction with the staff was good. The menu and the dining area were very nice. The size of the rooms was good. The parking and the common are... Read more
Review of Brookdale River Valley Tualatin
I did a tour of Brookdale River Valley Tualatin. I like the setting and where it's physically located in. It's a very beautiful place, and it's well-built. The rooms have balconies. I thought that ... Read more
Review of Prestige Senior Living Riverwood
Prestige Senior Living Riverwood was nice and clean. They had lots of nice activities on their calendar, like exercises, games, happy hours, and a Halloween costume party coming up. It looked like ... Read more