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Cost of Oregon Assisted Living Facilities

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of assisted living in Oregon is $3,880 per month.

The monthly base rate for Oregon assisted living is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Oregon is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a one-bedroom assisted living unit in Oregon. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States


Much of the information above was adapted from the National Center of Assisted Living 2010 Regulatory Review.

Researching Oregon Assisted Living? Ask these questions:

  • What terms does Oregon require to be disclosed to you prior to making a decision?
    Oregon may require the base price, payment schedule, services included in that rate and other items to be disclosed in writing - be sure to find out.
  • What is the Scope of Care offered?
    Find out the minimum services the facility MUST provide to you, as required by Oregon. These may include 24-hour supervision, types of meals, medical attention, etc.
  • What are the admission requirements to live at the facility?
    Each state is different; find out what the age and physical health requirements are for this specific facility as well as facilities in Oregon. Determine if the type of care you need is offered by the individual facility.
  • Will the facility complete an assessment and create a care plan for the resident?
    Oregon probably requires an initial evaluation and the creation of a care plan - be sure to find out exactly what the facility offers.
  • Ask about the handling of medication in the facility?
    There are sure to be specific requirements in Oregon - ask how the facility handles administering your medication.
  • Does the facility offer rooms and other areas that meet or exceed those required by Oregon?
    Oregon will have a minimum size of rooms, a limit to number of people per room, and even requirements as to privacy of available bathrooms - make sure you ask.
  • Does the facility offer the available required staff?
    Make sure the facility staffs the proper professionals, as Oregon requires. These may include an administrator and caregivers, as well as round-the-clock staff.
  • Is memory care offered?
    Find out of the facility is licensed to be able to handle dementia or Alzheimer's care in Oregon.
  • Are Medicaid waivers available for Oregon for this specific facility?
    If you are unable to cover the costs, find out if the facility may offer a Oregon Medicaid Waiver. You can also research at

Helpful Oregon Assisted Living Resources

Do you have a question about licensing or regulations of assisted living facilities in Oregon? Questions about licensing and regulations are handled at the state level. You can contact the Oregon licensing and regulatory agency at:
Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing and Regulatory Oversight
(503) 373-2182
Do you want to report an issue or have a dispute with a senior living facility in Oregon? Your local Oregon long-term care ombudsman can help resolve disputes and offer assistance in your long-term care decisions. You can contact them at:
Long Term Care Ombudsman of Oregon
Local: (503) 378-6533
Local TDD: (503) 378-5847
Tollfree: (800) 522-2602
Are you aware of all the Oregon health-based programs available to you? Your Oregon Health Department can be a great resource. Contact them at:
Oregon Health Authority
Local: (503) 945-5944
Local TDD: (503) 945-6214
Are you familiar with the Oregon Area Agencies on the Aging and all the assistance they can provide to you?

The Oregon AAAs (Area Agency for the Aging) are very helpful. These offices can provide guidance to those 60+ in Oregon regarding elder abuse, caregiver support, insurance counseling, transportation and much more.

Find your local Oregon AAA below:

Clackamas County Social Services
Oregon City, OR
(503) 655-8640
Washington County Disability, Aging & Veteran's Services
Hillsboro, OR
(503) 846-3060
Multnomah County Aging & Disability Services
Portland, OR
(503) 988-3646
NorthWest Senior & Disability Services
Salem, OR
(503) 304-3400
Senior and Disability Services, Oregon Cascades West COG
Albany, OR
(541) 967-8630
Senior and Disability Services, A Division of Lane Council of Governments
Eugene, OR
(541) 682-4038
Douglas County Senior Services Department
Roseburg, OR
(541) 440-3675
South Coast Business Employment Corporation (SCBEC) - AAA District 7
Coos Bay, OR
(541) 269-2013
Rogue Valley Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC)
Central Point, OR
(541) 664-6674
Mid-Columbia Council of Governments/Area Agency on Aging
The Dalles, OR
(800) 831-8217
Central Oregon Council on Aging (COCOA)
Bend, OR
(541) 678-5483
Community Action Program of Eastern Central Oregon (CAPECO) AAA
Pendleton, OR
(541) 276-1926
Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc.
La Grande, OR
(541) 963-3186
Malheur Council on Aging & Community Services
Ontario, OR
(541) 889-7651
Harney County Senior and Community Services Center
Burns, OR
(541) 573-6024
Community Action Team
St. Helens, OR
(503) 397-3511

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