Information About Assisted Living Facility in Forest Grove
Originally a small farm town, Forest Grove is surrounded by the rich agricultural land, rolling hills and evergreen forests of the Tualatin Valley. A thriving city with a diverse economy, Forest Grove is home to national and international businesses. Yet the city has managed to retain its small-town charm while being a modern industrial center. Seniors who choose assisted living in Forest Grove
will find the city's quality of life quite appealing.
Forest Grove Recreation
There are many options for serious shopping outings. In nearby Hillsboro, the Streets of Tanasbourne is an open air mall with stores such as Macy's, Coldwater Creek and Chico's, and a satisfying mix of restaurants. Washington Square
in Beaverton boasts Oregon's largest Nordstrom, Macy's, JCPenney, Sears, Dick's Sporting Goods, and over 170 specialty stores and restaurants.
At this mall, wheelchairs are available at no charge. Outdoorsmen enjoying assisted living in Forest Grove can head to Hagg Lake
, a deep reservoir on the edge of the Willamette Valley nestled up against the foothills of the Coast Range. Encircled by a network of muddy trails, it's a popular venue for fisherman.
Forest Grove Activities
The Forest Grove Senior Center
is a center of caring offering a second home to many seniors. Here seniors share a hot meal with others, learn a new skill, exercise, dance, take field trips and enjoy the company of others. Trying new things such as acupuncture treatments and computer classes keep seniors healthy and engaged in life.
Since 1969 Theater in the Grove has entertained residents with live community theater. Its nine-month season offers musicals, dramas and comedies-performances for everyone's taste. Residents of assisted living in Forest Grove can enjoy the theater at a preferred price. As the gateway to Oregon's famed wine country, there are over a dozen wineries just minutes from downtown Forest Grove that offer tasting rooms, fine food, music and art events, gift shops and tours. And on the first Wednesday of each month tastings from local wineries are available at participating downtown merchants.
Forest Grove Medical Facilities Tuality Healthcare
is a hospital-based healthcare system that serves the suburban area just west of Portland. The cornerstones of its state-of-the-art, acute-care services are the Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro and the Tuality Forest Grove Hospital. Providing a complete array of outpatient, specialty, health education and other services, Tuality offers big city care to the small community. Its unique geriatric psychiatry program provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health services for residents of assisted living in Forest Grove struggling with depression, grief, stress and anxiety, and other mental health issues. In nearby Newberg, Providence Newberg Medical Center
is a state-of-the-art hospital and the first green, sustainably built hospital on the West Coast. Providence's Cancer Center is Oregon's largest provider of cancer services. Its emergency department has the latest technology in each of its 15 treatment rooms. Staffed with board-certified and emergency-trained doctors and certified nurses, seniors are assured excellent care during an emergency situation.
Forest Grove Transportation
There are many transportation options for elderly residents of assisted living in Forest Grove. The Tri-Met
regional public bus system serves Forest Grove every 15 minutes and connects directly to the light rail system six miles away in Hillsboro. Seniors 65 and older are eligible for reduced Honored Citizen fares. For seniors and those with disabilities, the Ride Connection
coordinates the Washington County U-Ride and American Red Cross door-to-door transportation programs. Fares are by donation.
Find Assisted Living in Forest Grove
Browse our directory of senior living communities
in Forest Grove by visiting our Forest Grove Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writer Karen Tom.
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