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Oregon has a genuine rocky, wooded landscape with some big city feel. Portland is the most recognizable city in the state, a very artsy community with a progressive and liberal vibe. If your interests align, it is one of the more sought-after retirement communities for seniors thanks to its incredible arts and music scene.

Oregon senior housing is priced at around the national average, though senior living apartments in Portland are more expensive than the rest of the state. The area features varied terrain from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Columbia river that flows through much of Oregon’s northern boundary and Snake river to its east. Inland Oregon is heavily forested with rolling hills and mountains (the state leads the nation as a producer of timber).

Oregon Senior Condos / Housing Complexes

As one of only three states in the contiguous United States to have a Pacific coastline, Oregon is the cheapest of the three as California and Washington have a tendency to have a higher cost of living. Winters can be a little rougher in Oregon, but aside from that, retirees get all of the beauty and luxuries of the rest of the Pacific coastline, and at a better value!

The Beaver State is known to delivering mild temperatures the rest of the other three seasons and breathtaking views. As one of the most geographically diverse states in the nation, Oregon senior housing residents are treated to dense evergreen and mixed forests, abundant bodies of water, high deserts and even volcanoes!

The designs and layouts of senior living apartments in Oregon reflect the attitude of the state. The designs are generally modern and progressive, yet with an old-fashion comfy feel and plenty of windows to enjoy the nearby scenery. Whether you live near the coastline or in the woods, Oregon provides ample photographic moments as well as opportunities to observe wildlife.

Housing for Seniors in Oregon - Amenities

Expect to be treated to luxury if you decide to relocate to Oregon. Its senior citizen living facilities are well regarded for all the amenities, including private (sometime sheltered) parking, secured building access, staffed security personnel, community laundry services, fitness center (with group exercise) and activity or game room. High speed Wi-Fi internet and computer rooms are also the norm.

Do you have pets? Many of the best senior apartments for rent in Oregon are pet-friendly. But before you sign a lease make sure that they not only allow pets but if there are any specific regulations. Some independent living communities may also charge an additional fee on your rent if you move in with a cat or a dog.

5 Best Places for Senior Housing in Oregon

Oregon has a sizable retirement community. Are you looking for only the best in terms of Oregon senior living? If so, these five neighborhoods are considered the very best for seniors:

  • Ashland
  • Hood River
  • Astoria
  • Lincoln City
  • Portland

Other places that deserve an honorable mention include Springfield, Keizer, Woodburn, Eugene, Coos Bay and Pendleton.

Average Monthly Rent for Senior Housing in Oregon

The typical monthly rent for senior apartments in Oregon is between $1,800 and $2,200 per month. Some affordable Oregon senior housing starts at $1,000 per month, though for the more desirable locations mentioned above plan on spending closer to $2,500 to $3,500 per month. The average cost for seniors in Oregon is much cheaper than neighboring Washington and Oregon.

Oregon Senior Apartments provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer's or Dementia.

Additional senior living options in Oregon:

Assisted Living in Oregon Nursing Homes in Oregon Dementia Care in Oregon

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