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Senior Care Housing Facility: Assisted Living Community (ALF)
Eugene - Springfield, Oregon

Senior Assisted Living - Eugene, Oregon

Senior Care Assisted Living Communities offer a private apartment with a kitchenette, private bathroom, and a weekly cleaning service.  In addition Senior Care Assisted Living Communities offer 24/7 caregiver help with activities of daily living (ADL) such as dressing, bathing, toileting.  Senior Care Assisted Living Communitiess have an RN on site and provide medication administration. Assisted Living Communities offer varied social activities and transportation to medical appointments or to social outings.  They operate on a monthly rental basis and their charges vary, based on the apartment size and the level of care needed.

Senior Care Assisted Living Communities typically provide:

  • 24/7 caregiver through three shifts, including night time
  • Usually four to six caregivers during day shifts and two caregivers at night for 70-85 residents
  • Medication administration
  • Private room with a bathroom and a small kitchenette
  • Three meals per day
  • Weekly housekeeping provided
  • Social activities offered
  • A nurse on site during the day and on call 24/7
  • Price upon apartment and level of care
  • Private pay and Medicaid accepted (however, since they take only a limited number of Medicaid residents, in a good facility, there is always a waiting list.)
  • Caregiver/residents ratio 1:15

Senior Care Assisted Living Communities are appropriate for a person who:

  • Is independent yet needs help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation
  • Has declined in physical status and/or mildly in cognitive status
  • Needs help with dressing, bathing, toileting, and/or medication administration
  • Uses a walker or wheelchair, including a power chair
  • Requires night-time care
  • Enjoys social activities

Senior Care Assisted Living Communities are not appropriate for a person with:

  • Poor memory or poor safety awareness
  • Progressive dementia, with or without behavior problems
  • Poor safety awareness and a history of falls
  • Risk of wandering