9 Assisted Living Facilities in Longview, WA
Prestige Senior Living Monticello Park605 Broadway Street, Longview, WA
Canterbury Inn1324 3rd Avenue, Longview, WA
New Westside Terrace (Nwst)1200 17th Avenue, Longview, WA
Delaware Plaza926 Delaware Street, Longview, WA
Cedar View Group Home1128 8Th St, Longview, WA
Villager Inn Retirement Center420 1st Avenue Southwest, Castle Rock, WA
Highlander Place114 Corduroy Road, Kelso, WA
The Amber Assisted Living365 Bel Air Dr, Clatskanie, OR
Outward Bound Group Home922 Cedar St, Kelso, WA
At A Glance
There are 9 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Longview is $2,814 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Longview
Longview, Washington, is situated on the Colombia River approximately 50 miles northwest of Portland, Oregon. The city offers nature-loving seniors convenient access to recreational sites such as the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument and Clatsop State Forest. Longview provides seniors, which comprise nearly one-fifth of the population, with six assisted living facilities within the city limits and four nearby. ALFs in the Longview, like the rest of the state, are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and are defined by the state as community settings that care for seven or more residents.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Longview
- The city of Longview is serviced by the RiverCities Transit public transportation system. For seniors who like to fly, the closest major international airport is across state borders.
- Longview is situated in a gorge and thus has a climate that is very different from the nearby metropolitan area of Portland. Longview temperatures typically range between 78 degrees in the summer to 30 degrees in the winter, which may appeal to seniors who enjoy a moderate climate. Additionally, Longview experiences 10 more inches of rain annually than the national average rainfall per year.
- Longview has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Longview Senior Center, an organization that offers seniors socialization through congregate meals, various games and educational classes.
- Air quality is scored on a scale of 1-100 (with 100 being a perfect score) based on the number of hazardous pollutants in the atmosphere. Longview's air quality receives a score of 54, four points lower than the national average air quality score of 58. Because the air quality in Longview is slightly below average, seniors whose health conditions are worsened by poor air quality should speak to a healthcare professional to determine how the city's air quality may affect them.
- The Longview area is home to world-class medical facilities, including PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
- On a scale of A-F, Longview receives a failing grade for its high crime rates, with nearly 70 percent more incidents of crime reported than the state rate of reported crimes. To protect seniors, most assisted living facilities have security systems but seniors and their family members may want to inquire about the facility's security plan.
Paying for Assisted Living in Longview
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Longview start around $2,600 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 Longview 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 Longview
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Washington 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 Washington page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Longview
Longview 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.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Longview
Longview-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.