Located on Oregon’s Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Portland is home to more than 650,000 residents, 12.3% of whom are over age 65. It has a wide range of cultural activities, such as the Center for Native American Art and the Suzhou-style Lan Su Chinese Garden, which draws inspiration from Portland’s sister city. There’s also the Oregon Zoo, which is home to more than 2,600 unique animals. Outdoor activities are available on the riverside and include swimming, picnicking, hiking and fishing for more active seniors. 

Portland’s senior residents have access to many home health care programs. According to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019, the average monthly cost of homemaker services in Portland is $5,590 and $5,762 for a home health aide. This is higher than the national monthly median, which is $4,290 for homemaker services and $4,385 for a home health aide. 

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Portland area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Portland, OR

Integrity In-Home Care

12753 SW Terraview Drive, Tigard, OR, 97224

They help with what I need like cleaning. I like the quality of their caregivers.
They help with what I need like cleaning. I like the quality of their caregivers.

Comfort Keepers Home Care of Portland, OR

15717 SE McLoughlin Blvd, Milwaukie, OR, 97267

Our Mom received 5 Star care from Comfort Makers. We were impressed with Naschell’s level of care and Katie’s responsiveness. I highly recommend Comfort Makers to care for your loved one.
Our Mom received 5 Star care from Comfort Makers. We were impressed with Naschell’s level of care and Katie’s responsiveness. I highly recommend Comfort Makers to care for your loved one.

2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

Home Instead – Portland East

10415 SE Stark St, Suite A, Portland, OR, 97216

My father was in an assisted living facility but needed more care that the facility could provide. Since I live in another state, I contacted HomeInstead to visit him 3x/week for three hours/day over … (read more)
My father was in an assisted living facility but needed more care that the facility could provide. Since I live in another state, I contacted HomeInstead to visit him 3x/week for three hours/day over … (read more)

2018

Home Instead – Beaverton, OR

14780 SW Osprey Dr, Suite 295, Beaverton, OR, 97008

The caregivers are very compassionate and legitimately like and care for my dear sweet mother. Some feel almost personally attached like a relative. It’s so nice to know that my mother is in good ca … (read more)
The caregivers are very compassionate and legitimately like and care for my dear sweet mother. Some feel almost personally attached like a relative. It’s so nice to know that my mother is in good ca … (read more)

2022

Right at Home Beaverton, OR

6600 SW 105th Ave, Ste 140, Beaverton, OR, 97008

They are pretty good, it depends on the person, more attention is needed I think. They get caregivers and then they get sick and they don’t show up and it makes it difficult.
They are pretty good, it depends on the person, more attention is needed I think. They get caregivers and then they get sick and they don’t show up and it makes it difficult.

2019, 2020, 2021

Home Instead – Hillsboro, OR

1400 NE 48th Ave, Suite 107, Hillsboro, OR, 97124

If I could give them six stars I would. I haired Home Instead a little over a year ago to help with the care of my sister who has early onset alzheimer’s and they have been nothing short of phenomenal … (read more)
If I could give them six stars I would. I haired Home Instead a little over a year ago to help with the care of my sister who has early onset alzheimer’s and they have been nothing short of phenomenal … (read more)

2021

Home Instead – West Linn, OR

45 82nd Dr, Suite 53, West Linn, OR, 97068

Our caregiver is always on time and so personable and responsive. The agency is flexible when I need it. I have it all with this caregiver.
Our caregiver is always on time and so personable and responsive. The agency is flexible when I need it. I have it all with this caregiver.

2018

Visiting Angels of Newberg

700 Deborah Road, Suite A, Newberg, OR, 97132

Dealing with my father’s dementia has been a complicated and painful experience. Visiting Angels have been so patient and kind as I’ve struggled with how to provide my dad with the best care that I ca … (read more)
Dealing with my father’s dementia has been a complicated and painful experience. Visiting Angels have been so patient and kind as I’ve struggled with how to provide my dad with the best care that I ca … (read more)

ABRA

7831 SE Stark St. Suite 210, Portland, OR, 97215

My parents use ABRA and we have a 24-hour caregiver. My father has been declining, so at this point he is bedridden. They have been caring for him. The caregivers are great. I have been really happy w … (read more)
My parents use ABRA and we have a 24-hour caregiver. My father has been declining, so at this point he is bedridden. They have been caring for him. The caregivers are great. I have been really happy w … (read more)

A Place At Home – SE Portland

4000 SE International Way F202, Milwaukie, OR, 97222

We have passionate and professional caregivers ready to provide in-home senior care. Please contact us if you or your loved one needs care services in the South Portland area. <p></p> The “We are … (read more)
We have passionate and professional caregivers ready to provide in-home senior care. Please contact us if you or your loved one needs care services in the South Portland area. <p></p> The “We are … (read more)

Blesseded Hands Home-care

3100 Haworth Ave Suite 230 , Newberg, OR, 97132

Blesseded Hands Home-care brings extensive facility backgrounds and experience from all levels of the industry. We know how important it is to keep your loved ones at home close to you as long as poss … (read more)
Blesseded Hands Home-care brings extensive facility backgrounds and experience from all levels of the industry. We know how important it is to keep your loved ones at home close to you as long as poss … (read more)

Elite Eldercare PDX

5200 SW Meadows Rd. Suite 150 , Lake Oswego, OR, 97035

Such a great company! Such great hands on care! Wonderful staff! Never worry about a thing!
Such a great company! Such great hands on care! Wonderful staff! Never worry about a thing!

Comfort Keepers of Central Oregon

390 SW Columbia St, Bend, OR, 97701

We’re using Comfort Keepers Home Care for my mother. They come in and they supervise her medicine. They help with housekeeping and pretty much keep her active and keep her on a schedule. Most importan … (read more)
We’re using Comfort Keepers Home Care for my mother. They come in and they supervise her medicine. They help with housekeeping and pretty much keep her active and keep her on a schedule. Most importan … (read more)

Home Instead – Portland West

4850 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Suite 302, Beaverton, OR, 97005

Home Instead stepped up to help us on very short notice with my 98 year old mother and 71 year old brother living together in Portland to fill in for one of our two regular care givers who had emerge … (read more)
Home Instead stepped up to help us on very short notice with my 98 year old mother and 71 year old brother living together in Portland to fill in for one of our two regular care givers who had emerge … (read more)

FirstLight Home Care of Salem

5044 Commercial St SE, Salem, OR, 97306

FirstLight Home Care, leading provider of non-medical home care, helps individuals achieve the quality of life they deserve. At FirstLight, caring is our calling. We’ve set a new standard in home ca … (read more)
FirstLight Home Care, leading provider of non-medical home care, helps individuals achieve the quality of life they deserve. At FirstLight, caring is our calling. We’ve set a new standard in home ca … (read more)

Right at Home Portland, OR

10373 NE Hancock Street, Suite 126, Portland, OR, 97220


Senior Helpers of Portland

10415 SE Stark Street, Suite F, Portland, OR, 97216

Senior Helpers of Portland/Vancouver is the premier provider of in-home senior care. We offer tailored home care services ranging from companion care for seniors who need daily assistance to in-depth … (read more)
Senior Helpers of Portland/Vancouver is the premier provider of in-home senior care. We offer tailored home care services ranging from companion care for seniors who need daily assistance to in-depth … (read more)

BrightStar Care West Portland

1675 SW Marlow Ave, Suite 405, Portland, OR, 97225

Gabby, our caregiver is extremely qualified for her position.She is able to learn all requirements of the job &amp; was highly appreciated by PT&amp;OT for ability to learn rehab for Steve.She is out … (read more)
Gabby, our caregiver is extremely qualified for her position.She is able to learn all requirements of the job &amp; was highly appreciated by PT&amp;OT for ability to learn rehab for Steve.She is out … (read more)

2020, 2021, 2022

Caring Heart Health & Home Services, Inc

7380 SW 163rd Pl, Beaverton, OR, 97007

They should increase contact with us and be more authorized to assist someone of the floor. They should be able to help with PT. They should have more comprehensive, weekly communication.
They should increase contact with us and be more authorized to assist someone of the floor. They should be able to help with PT. They should have more comprehensive, weekly communication.

HDE Home Care

12655 SW Center St SUITE 450, Beaverton, OR, 97005

My brother, Sheldon is developmentally disabled and it was determined that he needed a personal help. United Cerebral Palsy contracted a caregiver through HDE health and that’s how I met Donny who was … (read more)
My brother, Sheldon is developmentally disabled and it was determined that he needed a personal help. United Cerebral Palsy contracted a caregiver through HDE health and that’s how I met Donny who was … (read more)

Portland Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Portland:

YWCA of Greater Portland Senior Services

Address: 4610 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR, 97215
Phone Number: (503) 294-7400

The YWCA of Greater Portland offers free and low-cost services to all residents over age 60, with a focus on supporting seniors with low incomes. Services offered includes care management, insurance counseling, transportation and legal assistance. It also has support groups and activities for seniors. Clients are provided access to a special gym for seniors called Aggie’s Place, which offers 10 exercise sessions for only $10. 

Community Energy Project

Address: 2705 E Burnside St., Suite 112, Portland, OR, 97214
Phone Number: (503) 284-6827

This program provides assistance with essential home repairs to low-income senior homeowners. The basic programs offered by the Community Energy Project include weatherization and general repair, thermostat replacement and water heater replacement. Guidelines on who qualifies for these free home services vary, depending on access to state and federal funding.

Safe and Healthy Repair Program

Address: 5000 N Williamette Blvd., Portland, OR, 97203
Phone Number: (503) 943-7515

This program is offered by Rebuilding Together Portland to help low-income seniors and other at-risk groups get small repairs on their homes. It offers assistance at no charge for things like broken steps, outlet or switch replacement and leaky faucets. It also helps arrange the installation of handrails, raised toilets, grab bars and smoke detectors to keep older residents safe.

Senior Recreation Program

Address: 1120 SW 5th Ave., Portland, OR, 97204
Phone Number: (503) 823-2525

Offered by Portland Parks and Recreation, the Senior Recreation Program is dedicated to ensuring all seniors over age 60 have access to educational, recreational and wellness opportunities on a rotating calendar. Opportunities include van trips, arts and crafts, dance, sports, fitness programs, hiking and walking, among others. All are designed specifically to be senior-friendly.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.

Checklist for determining the need for in-home care


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.

Talking with Family and Others about a loved one's needs