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Care Facilities and Senior Housing

A wide selection of housing opportunities for older adults exists in Washington County, whether you are looking for affordable independent communities or residential settings to provide additional care.

Each option provides varying levels of care and monthly costs. Financial assistance through Medicaid Long Term Care (LTC) Services may be available to help cover payment for housing and care at certain facilities; eligibility requirements apply.

Independent living and retirement communities

  • For older adults (generally age 55+)
  • May be market-rate rentals or offer subsidized rent, options may include single-level accessibility
  • Amenities such as housekeeping, transportation, and recreational activities may or may not be available
  • These communities are not licensed, do not include help with personal care, and Medicaid LTC assistance is NOT available
  • Washington County Housing Services also provides general information about affordable housing options, income requirements apply and sites may have waiting lists

Assisted living facilities

Adult foster care homes

  • Single-family homes licensed to provide care to 5 or fewer residents
  • Caregivers are available 24 hours per day to assist with housekeeping, meals, activities, and personal care; care needs can range from minimal to heavy
  • Typically provide private bedrooms, bathrooms may be shared, rest of the home is shared space
  • Licensed by the state of Oregon and Medicaid LTC assistance is available for many homes
  • Guide to Oregon Adult Foster Homes
  • More information about Adult Foster Homes in Oregon

Residential care facilities and memory care

The Licensed Long-term Care Settings search tool provides comprehensive information about any licensed care facility in Oregon. This site offers general information such as owner/administrator and contact information, summaries of annual inspections, details about substantiated abuse or neglect allegations, and any formal regulatory action in place due to non-compliance. This tool does not provide information about current vacancies at any facility; please contact the facility directly to inquire about availability.

If you have additional questions about finding senior housing or care facilities, long-term care planning, or the application process for Medicaid Long Term Care contact the local Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) at 1-855-673-2372.