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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.

Health and Safety in our Community

We recognize that the current situation is impacting everyone, and we want you to know that our priorities have not changed; the health of our residents and employees remains our primary focus. We have taken significant steps to modify our operations in an effort to keep everyone safe. We are proud to say that our new protocols and cleaning procedures exceed the CDC’s recommendations.

Our Covid-19 positive rates are nearly 7 times lower* than the national averages through August.

We attribute this to widespread testing, comprehensive protocols for cleanliness and infection control, and our nearly 50 years of experience serving seniors.

* Based on latest CDC findings as of 8/14/2020

Markham House

10606 Southwest Capitol Highway

Portland, OR 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

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Have filet mignon, flame-broiled salmon, or shrimp scampi, expertly prepared by our executive chef.

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Our PrimeFit gym and fitness program includes all kinds of exercise, from yoga to tai chi.

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BrainHQ by Posit Science

Markham House has a BrainHQ program designed to help you keep your mind healthy, build a stronger brain, concentrate deeper, and enhance your memory. Try it out!

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We’re looking for passionate people who want to build a career they’ll love while enriching the lives of seniors. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in different departments. Our priorities are to put family first, give back to the community second, and finally, meaningfully contribute to the company.


We regularly modify our protocols in alignment with best practices as determined by the CDC and state regulatory bodies, while also seeking alignment with our company values of doing the right thing.

To apply, email your resume and community location preference to [email protected].

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Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for Markham House senior living, a Leisure Care community.

“You made my time at Markham House seem more like a stay at a hotel while I was on vacation!”– Kathi, resident

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Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for Markham House senior living, a Leisure Care community. “Our family is deeply grateful that you have been there managing Markham House ever since our first connection with you last April. You did a wonderful job creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere that felt like family and […]

Markham House senior living in Portland, Oregon offers a range of senior care services including independent living and assisted living. The last few months have brought our team together as we seek creative and innovative ways to engage with and serve our residents and their families. In honor our team’s hard work and dedication, Leisure […]

Residents at Markham House are staying social and actively engaged with others while following all recommended social distancing protocols. Learn how residents at Markham House are remaining active in their community while doing what it takes to stay healthy. It’s no secret that staying social is crucial to the overall health of seniors. Senior isolation […]

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 […]

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.



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Markham House
10606 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland OR 97219
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