senior living IN west portland, Oregon

Markham House is a premier senior living community offering independent living and assisted living services in Portland, OR.

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Our contemporary, boutique community is dedicated to the happiness and wellness of our residents makes community life feel more like a resort vacation than retirement while our array of amenities and services makes our community energetic and fun.

From your first visit with us, you will notice how cheery and bright our community is, instantly welcoming residents and families. With colorful decor, lush and mature landscaping, our residents feel at home right away. Our location allows you to enjoy a day out at Multnomah Village, Lake Oswego, or shopping at nearby Washington Square. If you don't feel like heading out, you can stay home and enjoy live entertainment, art classes, bonfires, cooking club and award-winning dining.

At Markham House, we care about each and every one of our residents, and you'll see that the second you meet our friendly staff. We realize that everyone has an expectation of what retirement should look like and we are here to make sure that your retirement exceeds all expectations.

A fun retirement is waiting for you at Markham House. All you have to do is make yourself at home.

Markham House

10606 Southwest Capitol Highway

Portland, Oregon 97219

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We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with kitchenettes, large closets, individually controlled heating and air-conditioning units, and built-in emergency communication systems.  

Large Studio

454 Square Feet


394 Square Feet

One Bedroom

553 Square Feet

Two Bedroom

852 Square Feet

Community Resources

Oregon may not be the first state that comes to your mind when you are considering your retirement destination, but maybe it should be. With an abundance of green spaces, stunning beaches, and a thriving cultural and art scene, Oregon is quickly becoming a hotspot for retirees. The state is tax-friendly for retirees, boasts hundreds […]

At Markham House, we know how important it is for residents to let loose and have fun! We recently hosted a karaoke night for our residents and it was a blast! Learn more about Markham House and how our residents and staff truly celebrate life together. There’s no doubt that music is a powerful tool. […]

When you hear ‘senior living,’ do you think of colorful decor, lush and mature landscaping, fun excursions, and a true sense of community? What about educational opportunities, an abundance of clubs and activities, and celebrations of cultural diversity? If this is not what you think of when you think of senior living, you have not […]

Markham House celebrated National Senior Citizens Day on August 21 with a Golden Age radio program. National Senior Citizens Day is a day set aside to recognize the achievements of seniors in America, giving the country an opportunity to show appreciation for a lifetime of dedication, accomplishment, and service. To celebrate National Senior Citizens Day, […]

It’s no secret that gardening has major benefits for senior health and wellness. From stress relief to increased mobility, gardening is a great way for seniors to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. That’s why Markham House has added a Garden Club for residents who enjoy being outside and connected to nature. Learn more […]

When it comes to living well, we all know we must eat well. Every aspect of life at Markham House is exceptional and that is especially true of our dining program. Eating at Markham House is truly an experience – and one that we would love to share with you! Learn more about dining at […]

At Markham House, we are proud to have residents from a variety of cultures and backgrounds. In an effort to celebrate our cultural diversity, we host an international night every month. Learn more about the importance of cultural diversity in senior living and take a peek at our most recent celebration! International Nights at Markham […]

The Travel Club at Markham House is one of our most popular activities, bringing residents together each month to explore a new country or city right from our community! Learn more about the exciting activities at Markham House and how they contribute to a high quality of life for our residents. For many seniors, traveling […]

Markham House, we encourage residents to make meaningful contributions to the world around them – whether it be investing in the senior living community itself, or getting involved in the larger local community. Meet Jewel Lansing, a Markham House resident who does both – and does it all well. Inspiring Women in Public Service Jewel […]

We are a company committed to our people – our employees, our residents, our families. We work hard and we play harder. We believe in making a difference for our residents and we find the work fulfilling and fun. Interested in joining our team? Stop by our Portland Job Fair on June 14 from 2:00 […]

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Community Details



Markham House is located in southwest Portland, offering all the peace of residential living and the convenience of being near a big city. We are conveniently located off Highway 5 near Lake Oswego, Burlingame, Garden Home and Multnomah.


  • Restaurant Dining
  • Room Service
  • Full-service dining featuring seasonal menus and healthy choices
  • Intimate dining room for private parties
  • All apartments have in-room kitchenettes


  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Group Fitness Instructor
  • Registered Nurse On Staff
  • Concierge Doctor
  • Salon Staff


  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments
  • Walk-in closets with customized shelving in select apartments
  • Private locked drawer in bathroom
  • Bathrooms designed for comfort and safety, with step in showers and safety bars in every bathroom
  • Emergency wireless pull cord system in every apartment
  • Kitchenettes include medium sized refrigerators and full-size microwaves
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Window coverings
  • Patios on first floor
  • Upgraded individually controlled air system with a digital thermostat
  • Comprehensive fire safety program including smoke detectors and sprinklers


  • Pet care available
  • Accepts indoor cats
  • Accepts small dogs


  • Reserved parking
  • Luxurious entertainment lounge with piano and fireplace
  • Interior courtyard with fountain
  • Comfortable library with complimentary books, magazines and daily newspapers
  • Card, Bingo, bridge & poker rooms
  • Activity room
  • Computer room with internet access
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary laundry facilities on each floor
  • Weekly housekeeping and linen service
  • PrimeFit Gym & Fitness
  • Concierge Services
  • Travel by Leisure Care
  • BrainHQ, brain training by Posit Science
  • Language Learning programs powered by Rosetta Stone®
  • Nintendo Wii
  • Full calendar of fun and engaging programs, events and activities
  • Regularly scheduled shuttle service
  • Private chauffeur service
  • Private mailboxes
  • Full-service salon
  • Health and wellness center
  • Assisted living services available
  • Pendant service available


“You made my time at Markham House seem more like a stay at a hotel while I was on vacation!  From the exceptional food, the fun activities and outings, and the always-helpful and friendly service make Markham House a very special place." - Kathi W.

“Thank you to the crew at Markham House who helped make my mom's big 90th birthday party a success. She had a great time. I heard from our guests what a “nice place this is”. We are grateful for all the care you give Mom!" - The Cooper Family

"The home-like atmosphere at Markham House has made my mom's stay quite special. The monthly meetings that residents can attend and voice questions and/or requests is just one touch that makes Markham House feel more like home." - Diane P. 



License #70A057
Markham House
10606 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, Oregon 97219
Phone: 503-244-9500