Springfield, Oregon, is located on Kalapuya land at the foot of Mount Pisgah, not far from the Western Lane District State Forest. Seniors looking to retire in Springfield enjoy amenities and programs dedicated to retirees, such as the Willamalane Adult Activity Center and the River Road Park and Recreation District.
The cost of living in Springfield is below both the state and the national averages. This affordability is unfortunately not reflected in the price of assisted living, which is about $275 more expensive per month than the U.S. average. This price is, however, lower than the average in nearby Portland where assisted living has a cost of nearly $5,000 per month.
Check out our list of the 10 best assisted living facilities in Springfield for an overview of the top choices for seniors.
6135 E St.
Springfield, OR 97478
Sweetbriar Villa is conveniently located in Springfield's Thurston district, nearby the Thurston Market and the Jack B. Lively Memorial Park. Residents of this well-maintained assisted living and memory care facility enjoy fresh cut flowers dotting the common areas as well as a private outdoor patio set in the middle of a garden. Fresh food is served for breakfast, lunch and dinner, while snacks are available throughout the day and overnight. Seniors can stay up to date with the community's calendar of events that includes Cappuccino Day, Men Make Dinner Day and birthday notices thanks to a published newsletter. The facility provides coach transport to help take residents into the community for shopping trips, errands and medical appointments.
Woodside Senior Living
4851 Main Street
Springfield, OR 97478
Woodside Senior Living is set on a busy road full of restaurants, stores and banks, a short distance from Highway 126. This homey facility has staff on duty 24-hours per day to help with activities of daily living, medication management and financial counseling to seniors who need help navigating benefit programs. Seniors can choose between two freshly-made options at each meal, and can communicate their low-salt, low-sugar or vegetarian dietary preferences to the kitchen staff who will take them into consideration. Outings are organized for those who want to go on trips into the community, while an activity schedule that includes bingo and other games keeps residents busy.
Bayberry Commons Assisted Living & Memory Care
2211 Laura Street
Springfield, OR 97477-
Situated at a convenient distance from Pioneer Parkway West and the Pioneer Plaza, which has shops, a pharmacy and a pizzeria, Bayberry Commons is an airy, well-kept and pet-friendly facility that provides assisted living and memory care. An outdoor patio and garden area gives residents a quiet place to sit, chat or read, while the shared dining room has expansive windows that let in plenty of light. Seniors have access to financial counseling in addition to medication management, and a housekeeping staff takes care of residents' apartments and laundry.
Spring Valley Assisted Living Residence
770 Harlow Road
-Springfield, OR 97477
Centrally-located between Highway 5 and Pioneer Parkway, Spring Valley Assisted Living Residence gets a spot on our top 10 list thanks to its EverWell Personalized Supportive Services program that lets seniors access health care in the privacy of their apartments. Seniors are also supported by a medication management program overseen by on-staff nurses, physical and occupational therapy and financial counseling to help them deal with selling their homes or applying for benefits. A visiting stylist provides hair and nail salon services, while a housekeeping staff keeps residents' accommodations tidy.
Sheldon Park Assisted Living
2440 Willakenzie Road
Eugene, OR 97401
Sheldon Park is set next to Sheldon Sports Park and a large shopping center, just a short drive to Highway 569. Seniors enjoy spacious common areas, dedicated parking and an outdoor patio space, as well as a complete activities schedule that includes fitness classes, knitting groups and music. Pets are welcome to live with residents in their studio or one-bedroom apartments that have kitchenettes and emergency call systems. The facility's dining staff are happy to incorporate dietary restrictions into their food, and healthy snacks are available throughout the day.
Evergreen Senior Living
3760 N Clarey Street
Eugene, OR 97402
Residents of Evergreen Senior Living have easy access to nearby parks, lakes and the many popular shops and restaurants that line Highway 99 in Eugene, Oregon. This assisted living and independent living community has an on-site salon where residents can get their hair done, as well as an exercise room that hosts BeFit and Flex Your Brain wellness programs. Seniors can socialize over bingo and arts and crafts or relax on the outdoor patio, while skilled nurses are on hand to provide medication management and coordinate other health care.
Churchill Estates Retirement Community
1919 Bailey Hill Road
Eugene, OR 97405
Set in a quiet neighborhood next to the Churchill Sports Park, Churchill Estates Retirement Community offers seniors studio, one and two-bedroom accommodations with individual thermostats and air conditioning systems. Some rooms overlook a shaded courtyard, and all come with kitchenettes so seniors can prepare their own food to maintain independence. Residents can also enjoy three home-cooked meals served each day in one of the facility's five dining rooms. An on-site salon is open six days each week so seniors can attend to their hair and nails, while a dedicated party space is available for those who want to host events.
600 Waterford Way
Eugene, OR 97401
Waterford Grand is a well-reviewed assisted living and memory care facility nestled next to Willamette River, not far from the Delta Highway, the Owen Rose Garden and the Eugene Country Club. Residents enjoy a restaurant-style, fine-dining area that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as an on-site cafe where residents meet for snacks and beverages. The outdoor gardens include walking trails and riverside views, while the swimming pool and fitness room are available for those who want to stay active.
Lone Oak Assisted Living Community
2615 Lone Oak Way
Eugene, OR 97402
Set between a shopping center and the Randy Pape Beltline in Eugene's Santa Clara district, Lone Oak Assisted Living grabs a top 10 spot thanks to its wide selection of daily and monthly activities that include yoga, fitness classes, Wii sports and musical celebrations. The spacious bedrooms and well-lit hallways allow residents with different levels of mobility to move around comfortably, and residents can enjoy salon services at the beauty and barbershop. An on-staff nurse helps take care of residents' medication management in addition to other medical needs. Seniors who need help managing their finances can ask the facility about their financial counseling program.
Grace Manor Senior Living, LLC
2811 Bailey Lane
Eugene, OR 97401
Grace Manor Senior Living is a short drive from Highway 183, set next to Ascot Park, just behind a major shopping center. Residents of this pet-friendly independent living and assisted living facility are supported by a caring staff that includes skilled nurses who oversee medication assistance. An updated gazebo complements the manicured grounds where seniors can sit or stroll near the community's outdoor fountain. A coffee bar offers snacks throughout the day, while hot food is served in the dining room for each meal.