Independence, which is located in a mostly suburban area of Polk County, has 8 residential care facilities which provide individuals a variety of long term care options to decide on. If getting around the city using public transportation is essential to you, be sure and research your options. According to government funded surveys there are several highly rated nursing homes, as well as hospitals in and around Independence.
Senior Living Services
Feeling relaxed at a residential care facility is mostly about finding the right combination of amenities that are applicable at a given center. Some of the amenities in these care facilities can include:
Ability to have pets on premises
Experience nursing staff 24-hours a day
Doctors on-call as needed
It is also possible to find senior care facilities that can meet health needs. A lot of long-term care facilities also have specialists on call in the event more advanced care is needed, Psychologists, Dentists, Nutritionists, and Counselors for example.
When getting in touch with the care facilities listed on this page it can be useful - though not mandatory - to have the resident's history on hand. Consider preparing a brief medical history summary. Be sure to include any relevant insurance, doctor and doctor's office names and phone numbers as the new facility onboarding manager might have specific questions and information requests. This type of info can aid in planning any specialized care the individual might require, which helps with cost estimates and facility choice.
Senior Living Pricing
The cost of residential care facilities may change based on the type of services needed, but on average it costs residents about $2,400 - $4,100 each month. The cost for assisted living facilities in the state of Oregon is around is $3,470 per month based on recent estimates. Additionally, there can be a number of federal and even state financial aid options to help lower the cost of care for retired individuals. For more information, browse through the detailed cost table list below for comparisons to neighboring cities.
Source: Aggregated from the Genworth 2013, 2015 Cost of Care Survey, state licensing units, and from facility surveys. While we make every effort to ensure accuracy, please confirm details with facilities directly.