Links to Useful Resources

Before choosing a long-term care community, start here:
Lists different types of long-term care communities, grouped by type (e.g. Independent Living, Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care) and city.  A free print guide is also available.

When touring Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), Residential Care Facilities (RCFs), or Memory Care Communities, ask for a copy of the Uniform Disclosure Statement. 
The forms look like this:
(Assisted Living/Residential Care Facility); (Memory Care Community).
Printable guide to Oregon Adult Foster Homes which contains useful checklists.
In-home services that may be available through state or county programs.
2015 Guide to Medigap, Medicare Advantage, and Prescription Drug Plans  prepared by SHIBA (Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance,, which is part of the Oregon Insurance Division).

Adult Protective Services:
If you suspect that a senior or a disabled person is suffering abuse or neglect, including self-neglect if that person is unable to adequately care for himself, make a confidential call to Adult Protective Services.
Multnomah County: (503) 988-4450
Clackamas County: (971) 673-6655

At-Risk Drivers:;;