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The average cost of assisted living in the city is $4,825 a month. This guide is a starting point covering the cost of assisted living care in the city, as well as financing options to pay for it. You will find in-depth information on 28 assisted living facilities in Vancouver and another X in surrounding areas.
Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver offers a full complement of senior assisted living services and amenities. We offer a full spectrum of assisted living services administered by a skilled, caring and experienced staff. We strive to ensure that our residents live…
The Hampton and The Ashley Inn, part of the Koelsch Senior Communities, and family-owned since 1958, is passionate about caring for our aging population. Strategically located in the quiet Cascade Park neighborhood in the area of Vancouver, WA. This city,…
With its location in a friendly Vancouver neighborhood on beautiful landscaped grounds, Bonaventure of Salmon Creek is the perfect choice for seniors seeking supportive services.
I encourage you to come and visit so that our beautiful senior living community in Vancouver, Washington can speak for itself. After your tour, enjoy a complimentary lunch. You’ll see why people say, “Experience the Glenwood Difference!” Whether you choose…
Brookdale Fisher's Landing is an assisted living community in Vancouver that provides quality care and services along with quick access to Portland and surrounding shopping.
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Discover the diversity! Near the Columbia River, Touchmark's full-service retirement community in Vancouver, Washington, offers stunning views of snow...
Bridgewood at Four Seasons Retirement & Assisted Living Community provides a place to watch the seasons go by in the comfort of spacious accommodations and a gracious setting.
At Clearwater Springs, residents enjoy an active, engaging lifestyle that promotes wellness and independence. It is our goal to keep our residents linked to resources and opportunities that will fulfill their needs and interests in the Vancouver area. Residents have…
The GoodLife is a beautifully-designed Adult Family Home in Vancouver, Washington. Owners Dan and Diana Powell specialize in providing high-quality senior care, Alzheimer's care, adult day care, respite care, hospice, and assisted living options. The GoodLife features a one-of-a-kind exercise…
Situated between the Cascade Mountains and the Pacific Ocean along the Columbia River is Lexington House, a beautiful assisted living community run by friendly, welcoming staff. Here in Washington's oldest city, we offer a mix of small-town charm and urban…
Highgate at Vancouver is a senior living community with a view of Mount Hood. It's conveniently located near parks, walking paths, movie theaters, churches, shopping, pharmacies, doctors, medical clinics, and a hospital. For those affected by Alzheimer's or other forms…
Washington Senior Care Placement helps families transition their elderly to long term care housing. Its services include Assisted Living, Adult Family Homes, Nursing Care, Alzheimer's Care and Respite Care.
This is a GREAT facility. I've heard it's the best food in town, and I believe it. My Dad has been there about 6 months now, and really likes it there. I'm glad he's there too, because I don't worry about him now.The place is clean, quiet, conveniently located, the staff is very helpful. I could go on. In part...Read more Van Mall reviews
My Dad was living at another facility when someone told me about Van Mall. I liked what I saw on my tour and I moved Dad in. He is extremely happy there. He has joined a weekly poker game and wouldn't miss it. The staff are friendly and helpful, the food is exceptional and is served restaurant style anytime througho...Read more Van Mall reviews
Leona lived in this very comfortable community for three years. During this time, she was always treated with respect and kindness. The staff here was always ready to help her. As her children, we were always greeted very nicely and also treated with respect and kindness. The VAN MALL offers many activities outside of ...Read more Van Mall reviews
I visited this community when looking for a place for my then 86 year old friend who needed to move out of his apartment because he was no longer driving. The staff was friendly and took me on a tour. I knew he needed to come visit. We went back and had lunch and asked a lot of questions and then went to see some of...Read more Van Mall reviews
My mother has been a resident of Van Mall for three years now. I live out of town and I was very careful in picking the right facility for my mom. Van Mall has exceeded all my expectations of what senior living is all about. My mom is well cared for and she loves the food. From management to the staff everyone is ve...Read more Van Mall reviews
We know there are many Retirement Homes in the area But Van Mall Retirement has many features that other Communities do not offer. Giving up one's home is not an easy decision to make but moving to Van Mall was the right one for us. Not only are we still living independently but when the time arrives that we need Assis...Read more Van Mall reviews
With a monthly median of $4,825, Vancouver’s cost for assisted living exceeds the national average by approximately $800 per month. It’s also higher than nearby Oregon state’s monthly average of $4,593, but Vancouver assisted living expenses generally fall below Washington’s monthly average of $5,135. Vancouver residents typically pay more than residents of Bellingham ($4,250) and Wenatchee ($4,125) but less than seniors in large metropolitan areas such as Seattle ($5,750) and Olympia ($4,250).
Cost of Assisted Living Comparison Chart
Senior care expenses in Vancouver vary based on whether the services involve in-home care or around-the-clock care at a facility. Adult day health care averages $2,167 per month, which makes it one of the most budget-friendly options for seniors in the area. Home health aides cost approximately $5,339 per month, which is roughly $500 higher than the monthly median for assisted living facilities.
Nursing home care creates the highest expenses for Vancouver residents, with semiprivate rooms and private rooms each averaging more than $9,000 per month. However, a nursing home may cost less than aging at home with help from health aides. Caretakers for seniors who currently live at home may want to compare the cost of rent, utilities and groceries with the amenities offered by a Vancouver nursing home.
Cost of Homemaker/Home Health Aide Comparison Chart
Washington Apple Health, the state’s Medicaid program, helps reduce the cost of assisted living facilities and home health care for qualifying low-income seniors. Seniors who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) must have a monthly income of $771 or lower to qualify for Medicaid coverage. To apply for Medicaid, elderly residents can visit the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, apply over the phone by calling 1-800-871-9275, fax an application to 1-877-635-8305 or complete an online application at WashingtonConnection.org.
Some Medicare recipients also qualify for Medicaid. When seniors participate in both programs, Medicaid may help cover the cost of Medicare premiums as well as other long-term services. Monthly income limits for Medicaid recipients who also receive Medicare coverage range from $1,041 to $2,818. These limits vary and depend on whether seniors are single or married as well as the level of coverage applicants desire.
Medicaid Personal Choice Program
Elderly Medicaid recipients can apply for the Medicaid Personal Care (MPC) program. This program gives seniors the flexibility to receive in-home assistance or reside at an assisted living facility. Seniors who need help with hygiene-related tasks such as bathing or using the bathroom can remain at home and select their preferred caregiver. This may be a medical professional, friend or family member.
Medicaid recipients can apply for the MPC program by contacting their Medicaid caseworker or eligibility specialist.
Community First Choice Option
The Community First Choice Option (CFCO) is another Medicaid program that provides benefits for seniors who need institutional-level care. The CFCO program helps cover personal care assistance, medication assistance and assistive technology for participants who wish to delay or avoid nursing home residency. Seniors can remain in their own homes, stay with family members or live in an assisted living facility. As with the MPC program, seniors can choose their own caretakers.
Enrollment is not automatic for qualifying seniors. Seniors must contact their local Medicaid office and request to participate in this program. In additional to annual income limits, current resources are typically capped at $2,000 for individuals and $3,000 for married couples.
Washington Medicaid COPES (Community Options Program Entry System)
Qualifying seniors can receive supportive services from the Washington Medicaid COPES(Community Options Program Entry System) waiver. In-home services, such as meal delivery and home health care are available. Seniors can also receive benefits at an assisted living facility.
The Washington Medicaid COPES program differs from the CFCO and MPC programs by implementing a cap on recipients. A senior may meet the eligibility requirements for COPES yet still not receive services due to the cap. This program is also available for disabled Washington residents who are 18 to 64 years old.
Vancouver senior centers provide physical and social benefits for local seniors. Seniors can swim, play cards or bingo, participate in group outings or attend movie viewings or dances. Meals-on-Wheels brings complimentary meals to elderly residents at the Luepke Senior Center every Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. These meals are available for all seniors age 60 and older regardless of income or assets.
Luepke Senior Center
1009 E McLoughlin Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98663
Trapedero II at Firstenburg Community Center
700 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98684
Vancouver does not have its own regional benefits office for veterans, so seniors must visit the office in Portland, Oregon. Seniors who have confirmed eligibility for veterans benefits can seek medical care through the VA Northwest Network or the VA Portland Healthcare Center.
VA Portland Regional Benefit Office
First and Main Building
100 SW Main St., Floor 2, Portland, OR 97204
VA Northwest Health Network
1601 4th Plain Blvd Building 17, 4th Floor, Suite 403, Vancouver, WA 98661
VA Portland Health Care Network
1601 E. Fourth Plain Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661
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