Independent Living IN PORTLAND, Oregon

The Ackerly at Timberland is a senior living community in the heart of Portland’s Cedar Mill neighborhood, offering a continuum of care services that includes independent living, assisted living, and memory care services.

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Courtyard Area at The Ackerly at Timberland
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The Lobby at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Miller's Pub at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Apartment Dining Room and Kitchen at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Miller's Pub at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Activity Space at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Mail Room at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Fireplace and Communal Living Room at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Cornell's Dining Room at The Ackerly at Timberland
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The Memory Care Living Room at The Ackerly at Timberland
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The Memory Care Outdoor Area at The Ackerly at Timberland
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Chairs and Vibrant Painting at The Ackerly at Timberland
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The Tamarack Restaurant at The Ackerly at Timberland
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A Premier Independent Living Community in Portland, OR

 

Pet friendly independent livingIndependent living at The Ackerly at Timberland is the perfect combination of independence and community. Residents in our independent living community enjoy dynamic activities that cultivate a strong sense of belonging, where they can truly live better than ever.

Our residents enjoy spacious apartment homes that provide personal space and the ability to rest whenever desired, while our spacious common areas, vibrant social calendar, and regular excursions provide an unparalleled social outlet for seniors to make new friends and make the most of every day of retirement. Everything about The Ackerly at Timberland is vibrant and active, encouraging residents to make the most of every day of retirement.

Community Amenities

 

Happy couple in independent livingOur senior living community takes advantage of our ideal Portland location in the Pacific Northwest, bringing peaceful and calming scenery into our nature-themed independent living community. Grab a meal at nearby RingSide Steakhouse or step outside your comfort zone with international cuisine at Bamboo Sushi or Blu Olive Mediterranean Bistro. Stroll through Forest Park, take in the scenery at Willow Creek Nature Park, or grab a Broadway Show at The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. Come home to a beautiful community in Portland, meticulously maintained apartment, and chef-prepared meal.

Independent Living DiningWe are known for our excellent dining program and extraordinary activities that go beyond typical senior living activities to give each independent living resident and their families a memorable experience. Our residents enjoy regular trips to local Farmers Markets, the local library, downtown art festivals, and local shopping. With a thoughtfully designed outdoor courtyard and space for seniors to gather in the outdoors, we encourage residents to stay active and independent throughout retirement.

With walking trails galore, stunning landscaping, rose gardens, and raised bed gardens, residents can truly soak in Portland’s beauty.

No matter how you choose to spend your day, plan on coming together with friends and family in our dining room to enjoy a chef-prepared meal that exceeds expectations. With a choice in menu items, seasonal menus, and fresh ingredients, mealtimes are a social event where friendships grow and memories are made.

 

Signature Services in Independent Living

Independent living art classWe offer innovative programs that help residents to thrive through age including Prime Fit, Rosetta Stone, Fit Brains, Eldergrow, and Art Now. PrimeFit is a nationally branded senior fitness program that includes group fitness and personal training, helping our independent living residents remain independent for longer, setting and exceeding mobility and fitness goals. Working hand in hand with our chef, fitness at The Ackerly at Timberland is a holistic experience.

We offer a continuum of care services as an assisted living community and a memory care community so that residents can stay in our community receiving assistance with activities of daily living, where they are known and loved – even if needs change over time.

Independent Living Services

  • Social and religious services
  • Maintenance
  • Housekeeping
  • Full-service salon
  • Visiting podiatrist
  • Visiting occupational therapist
  • Visiting physical therapist

Independent Living Apartment Features

  • Spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments and two-bedroom apartments
  • Full kitchens in most apartments
  • Juliette balconies
  • Select apartments feature walkout decks
  • Individually controlled heating and air-conditioning
  • Built-in emergency communication systems
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The Ackerly at Timberland Reviews

Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for The Ackerly at Timberland senior living, a Leisure Care community.

“My sister and I have been looking for a place for our mother for over a year. We toured approximately a dozen facilities. The Ackerly and the entire staff were clearly head and shoulders above the rest. ” – Scott S., family member of a resident

Frequently Asked Questions

What does an independent living facility provide?

Independent living meets a unique need for many seniors, providing a strong sense of community and belonging, helping seniors avoid social isolation and stay socially engaged. Independent living facilities do not provide care services although many independent living communities do offer assisted living or memory care services for an additional cost.

What is the difference between assisted living and independent living?

In assisted living, residents receive assistance with activities of daily living which include bathing, dressing, grooming, and medication management. Independent living communities are more focused on helping residents remain independent by providing access to health and wellness resources and social gatherings.

How do seniors pay for independent living?

There are a number of ways to pay for senior living and senior care. Some seniors use private funds or funds from real estate assets. Independent living is typically all-inclusive.

What are independent living accommodations?

Independent living accommodations vary in each senior community. At The Ackerly at Timberland, residents enjoy studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartment homes. Most apartments have a full kitchen, a balcony, or a patio and all have independent climate controls.

Is independent living covered by Medicare?

Medicare does not cover independent living costs or most assisted living costs. It can cover short-term care expenses in some circumstances. [lc-faq-item question="What is the average cost of senior living in the Portland, OR area?"] According to Genworth’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the average cost of assisted living in Portland, OR is $4,998 per month.

Hear From Our Staff

  • Working at the Ackerly at Timberland leaves me feeling like I make a difference in the lives of the residents I care for.

    Business Office Manager
    Jordan Wilson
    Business Office Manager
  • This job allows me to laugh and have fun every day.

    Guest Services Manager
    Justin Morehouse
    Guest Services Manager
  • I’m fortunate to work here because the people, my co-workers, and my residents are like family.

    Memory Care Coordinator
    Hannah Eakin
    Memory Care Coordinator
  • I love coming into work and having every day be different.

    Sales Advisor
    Luis Rocha
    Sales Advisor

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Assisted Living License Number: 70A325
Memory Care License Number: 50R438


The Ackerly at Timberland
11795 NW Cedar Falls Drive Portland OR 97229
(503) 350-3400 https://www.leisurecare.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/the-ackerly-at-timberland-walking-path_0-1100x490.jpg