34 Assisted Living Facilities near Camas, WA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Camas, WA

Kent Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2647 NW Kent Street, Camas, WA 98607
"I'm pleased with Kent Place. They're taking very good care of my father. The place is clean, beautiful, and friendly. They do a great job with meals, medications, and whatever his needs are...." More

Fairgate Estate, Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
2213 Nw 23Rd Ave, Camas, WA 98607

32 Assisted Living Facilities near Camas, WA


Cascade Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
11613 SE 7th St, Vancouver, WA 98683
"I visited Cascade Inn, and it was really nice. Outside, they had really nice walking areas, a raised garden, and the people that lived there said the food was really good and they liked the staff...." More


Cherry Park Plaza

Provides: Assisted Living
1323 SW Cherry Park Rd, Troutdale, OR 97060
"Cherry Park Plaza is very beautiful and very clean. It's about the same size as the other community, but their bedrooms are actually the nicest. We were looking at a 1-bedroom, and it was like the..." More


Prestige Senior Living Huntington Ter...

Provides: Assisted Living
1410 NE Cleveland Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
"Prestige Senior Living Huntington Terrace was a very nice place. The administrator was very helpful. Even when they were full, she still took the time to talk to me and even talked to me about..." More


Summerplace Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Assisted Living
15727 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97230
"Summerplace was a good place. My friend was living there. I was impressed by the surroundings and by the activities. They had a special event for Fourth of July, which was good, and very patriotic...." More


Farmington Square - Gresham

Provides: Assisted Living
1655 NE 18th St., Gresham, OR 97030
"We had to put an Aunt in the home after a few years of trying to stay home after a stroke. From Day one we had a good experience with the entire staff. The premises were always kept nice and they..." More


The Hampton & The Ashley Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
1617 SE Talton Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98683
"The Hampton and The Ashley Inn, part of the Koelsch Senior Communities, and family-owned since 1958, is passionate about caring for our aging population. Strategically located in the quiet Cascade..." More


Powell Valley Assisted Living and Mem...

Provides: Assisted Living
4001 SE 182nd Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
"Powell Valley was very nice. The staff member was very engaging, they talked to us, and let us know of things they had available. It had a very nice atmosphere. They have organized activities and..." More


Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver

Provides: Assisted Living
2410 NE 112th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684
"My grandfather lives at this community. I visited him for the first time today and I was pleasantly surprised by the friendly staff and great accommodations. I am writing to specifically thank PCA,..." More


Brookdale Mt. Hood

Provides: Assisted Living
25200 South East Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030
"I was looking for places in Gresham, and the only number they had was a service that provided different facilities. Brookdale Mt. Hood is very good, and the facility is very clean. The people were..." More

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Firwood Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
819 NE 122Nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230
"i visited this place recently and could feel the home like feeling right away. I spoke with the new administrator Jesse, and you can tell he cares for all of his residents with compassion. I asked..." More


Russellville Park

Provides: Assisted Living
20 S.E. 103rd Ave, Portland, OR 97216
"Russellville Park is expensive, but very nice. The staff was very helpful. The dining area was nice and had plenty of room. They have a bakery, theater, workout room, and a bar. It's the place to..." More

Parkview Christian Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1825 NE 108th Ave, Portland, OR 97220
"My husband is at Parkview Christian Retirement Community. It's a smaller community than some others. I think my husband likes Parkview because it is smaller and probably more intimate. They have..." More


The Quarry

Provides: Assisted Living
415 South East 177th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98683
"The Quarry Senior Living is our place of choice when the day comes. It?s beautiful. The rooms were sparkling clean and nicer than anything that we?d ever looked at. The grounds were much better;..." More

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Touchmark at Fairway Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2911 Southeast Village Loop, Vancouver, WA 98683
"Touchmark at Fairway Village is great. I haven't found anything at all to complain about. The staff, the food, the accommodations, and the fitness center are great. It's topnotch. They have a lot..." More


Courtyard Fountains

Provides: Assisted Living
1545 SE 223rd Ave., Gresham, OR 97030
"I enjoyed Courtyard Fountains and it was very nice. The apartments were very nice. They had crafts and Bingo." More


Prestige Senior Living Bridgewood

Provides: Assisted Living
11700 NE Angelo Dr, Vancouver, WA 98684
"The other place that we liked was Prestige, but it was just a little too big for my mother-in-law. It was really nice and clean, it had a lot of things happening, and people seemed happy there too...." More

Providence ElderPlace in Glendoveer

Provides: Assisted Living
13007 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97230
"ElderPlace would do everything from medical, primary care, dental, vision, caring, etc. They take care of everything there. They even take care of transportation if they have to go outside of the..." More


Cascade Park Retirement

Provides: Assisted Living
950 North Cascade Drive, Portland, OR 97071
"Located in Woodburn, Oregon, Cascade Park Retirement offers the tradition, service and excellence you can expect from a premier retirement community. We are just minutes away from Schreiner's Iris..." More

Heritage Retreat Senior Care & Rehab

Provides: Assisted Living
7701 NE 147th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98682
"The Heritage was referred by a social worker when dad had a minor stroke in the hospital. It’s a wonderful environment -- very friendly and caring. The rooms are all very clean and the food is..." More


RN Villa Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
401 NE 139th Avenue, Portland, OR 97230
"We moved our 94 year old father into RN Villa last March, after touring several assisted living centers. Our family's experience has been very positive from the front door throughout the facility..." More

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Brookdale Fisher's Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
17171 Southeast 22nd Drive, Vancouver, WA 98683
"The people in Brookdale Fisher's Landing are absolutely wonderful. They're really flexible because when we first went there we didn't know what my father would need, and they're very good about..." More

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Avamere Rehabilitation of Cascade Park

Provides: Assisted Living
801 Southeast Park Crest Avenue, Vancouver, WA ...
"My experience with Cascade Park Avamere was excellent. It's physically clean, and everyone was willing to help. My husband was in this facility. They had a wonderful staff who did an excellent job...." More

Evergreen Place

Provides: Assisted Living
2610 SE 164th Avenue, Vancouver, WA 98683
"Mom moved into Lexington House at the end of last March. It seems all right. It is a nice place. Everybody is as nice as can be. Everybody seems to be happy to be there and working. They are..." More


Avamere at Chestnut Lane

Provides: Assisted Living
1219 NE 6th Street, Gresham, OR 97030
"My brother ended up in Brookdale Chestnut Lane Gresham. My experience there was great. The administrator invited us in and gave us lunch in the dining room, so we could experience the food and..." More

Fort Vancouver Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
8422 NE 8th Way , Vancouver, WA 98664
"My Dad was at Fort Vancouver Assisted Living for a week for respite care, and that place was awful. It's not bad, but it's older, and I wasn't impressed. It didn't give me a good feeling. The staff..." More

Gresham Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1945 W Powell, Gresham, OR 97030

Mountain View Residential Care Facility

Provides: Assisted Living
1220 SE 282nd Ave., Gresham, OR 97080

O'Hara's Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
1250 SE Roberts, Gresham, OR 97030


The GoodLife Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
14007 SE 28th Street, Vancouver, WA 98683
"The GoodLife is a beautifully-designed Adult Family Home in Vancouver, Washington. Owners Dan and Diana Powell specialize in providing high-quality senior care, Alzheimer's care, adult day care,..." More

Columbia Ridge Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 W. 9th Street, Washougal, WA 98671

The Quarry Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
415 SE 177th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683

Stephen'S Place

Provides: Assisted Living
501 Se Ellsworth Rd, Vancouver, WA 98664

Assisted Living near Camas, WA

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Camas

  • Review of Kent Place

    I'm pleased with Kent Place. They're taking very good care of my father. The place is clean, beautiful, and friendly. They do a great job with meals, medications, and whatever his needs are. They'r... Read more

  • Review of Kent Place

    I’m living in Kent Place. The staff people are very nice, knowledgeable, and well trained. It’s a nice, clean place, and I think everyone living here is very satisfied. We have all kinds of in-hous... Read more

  • Review of Kent Place

    Location wise, Mountainview House very close; it is less than a mile from my house. The facility looked really nice with kind of a circular drive that comes up to it. They did have nice entrance do... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Camas

Along the north bank of the Columbia River, Camas, Washington, is part of the Portland, Oregon, metro area. The town can be an attractive option for seniors who love the proximity to Portland, with its many options for entertainment, outdoor activities and cultural enrichment, but like the relaxed pace of a smaller city.

Seniors seeking assisted living have two facilities to choose from in Camas, with 59 more scattered throughout the Portland metro area. In Washington, the Aging and Long-Term Support Administration licenses assisted living facilities, which provide room, board and daily living assistance to residents. In Oregon, the Department of Human Services handles the licensing.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Camas

  • Seniors in Camas may need to pay more for assisted living. On a scale representing housing costs, with 100 representing the national average, Camas scores 217. Being close to Portland is nice, but the financial tradeoff may be difficult for some. 

  • Forest fires in summer can affect the air quality in Camas. To stay safe and healthy, seniors should heed any air quality alerts. Overall, Camas scores 55 out of 100 for its air quality, slightly below the national average of 58.

  • Camas gets lots of rain, averaging 50 inches annually, while the nation averages 39 inches. The town sees a mere 143 sunny days per year, while the nationwide average is 205 days. However, many enjoy the fact that Camas averages just 3 inches of snow annually. That, plus January lows of 34 degrees, may make winter excursions tolerable.

  • Camas puts up low crime numbers, which may put seniors’ minds at ease. On a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 representing the highest crime rates, Camas scores 27 for property crime and 22.1 for violent crime. The U.S. averages are 38.1 and 31.1.

  • Clark County’s C-TRAN provides public transportation in Camas and surrounding areas. Seniors 65 and older can qualify for discounted fares, and those with disabilities that prevent them from riding the regular bus may qualify for C-VAN, a reservation-based paratransit service. Getting to Portland may be a bit complicated for some seniors, as it can involve multiple bus transfers.

  • Seniors may enjoy excursions to downtown Camas, which is tree-lined, cozy and walkable. Vancouver, a Washington city adjacent to Camas, offers local arts and culture resources such as public art galleries, the Clark County Historical Museum and excellent public libraries.

Paying for Assisted Living in Camas

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Washington

$4,419.00 Milwaukie
$4,000.00 US
$3,650.00 Battle Ground
$3,516.00 Portland
$3,245.00 Gresham
$3,086.00 Vancouver

Assisted Living costs in Camas start around $0 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 Camas 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 Camas

Washington offers four programs that can make assisted living more affordable for some seniors in Camas. They are New FreedomCommunity First ChoiceCOPES and Medicaid Personal Care.

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

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 Washington page.

Free Assisted Living Resources in Camas

Camas 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 Camas, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Camas

Camas-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Washington are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Washington page for more information about these laws.

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