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

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Make the move today and receive $500 off your first five months of rent!


leisure-care-video-callAt Markham House, we are proud to provide high-quality, holistic senior living services that encourage independence and respect privacy. Our boutique-style senior living community allows our staff to develop trusting relationships with each resident, truly knowing each individual senior and understanding their needs – even as they change.

Our small size is an added bonus, allowing residents to truly enjoy the warmth and comfort of home, where our experienced staff becomes trusted friends. Our staff is friendly and courteous, as well as professional and well-trained. They are available around the clock to help with needs when they arise. Whether you need transportation to local appointments or help to select the perfect outfit for a lunch, we are here to ensure your comfort.


leisure-care-lunchAs a Leisure Care senior living community, seniors at Markham House enjoy access to innovative programming designed to meet their unique needs.

Our residents enjoy fine dining services in our restaurant-style dining room. We serve three chef-prepared meals daily. Filet mignon and flame-broiled salmon are some of our residents’ most favorite dishes. Featuring a choice of entrees and locally-sourced ingredients when possible, dining at Markham House is more than a meal. It’s a social experience where friendships are forged and families are celebrated. Our intimate private dining area is the perfect place for families to mark special milestones.

Residents also enjoy access to a full calendar of community events and activities. From group fitness classes to our gardening club, travel club, and more, there is always something for residents to do together. Residents enjoy games, crafts, karaoke nights, monthly international nights, local outings to the Multnomah Arts Center, and family-centered celebrations.


leisure-care-horticultureOur senior living community is set among mature landscaping with winding paths through resident-maintained gardens that feature the beauty of West Portland. Residents choose from spacious studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartment homes. Select apartments feature walk-in closets with customized shelving and first-floor apartment homes have patios. Each apartment has a kitchenette with a refrigerator and microwave.

We want our residents to feel at home as quickly as possible, and we recognize the power of pets in making a house feel like a home. Markham House is a pet-friendly senior living community. We accept indoor cats, small dogs, and offer pet care services.

Within the community, residents enjoy an abundance of assisted living amenities including a living room with a piano and a fireplace, a library with books and magazines, game rooms, a computer room, and a full-service salon.


Just as each senior at Markham House is unique, bringing their own life story, goals, and dreams for their retirement, every one of our assisted living care plans is different. There are no “cookie-cutter” plans here. Every service plan is customized to meet the needs of each individual resident while designing their dream retirement. Our team conducts initial and ongoing assessments to ensure the right services are being offered at the right time.

Our boutique size allows for truly personalized care, where residents are known on an individual level. For additional peace of mind, our community is located near renowned medical facilities like Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center – Portland, and Providence Milwaukie Hospital.

Assisted living costs are in addition to the monthly rent and are based upon an assessment of individual senior needs and preferences. Our staff will conduct an evaluation of services provided on a regular basis.

Services offered include:

  • Activity & Social Planning

  • Eating, Drinking & Meal Support

  • Dressing Assistance

  • Mobility & Escort Assistance

  • Showering & Bathing

  • Personal Appearance & Hygiene Assistance

  • Continence Support & Incontinence Maintenance

  • Communication Assistance

  • Cognitive Support

  • Health Maintenance

  • Care Coordination

  • Medication Assistance

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much does assisted living cost in Portland, Oregon?

    The average cost of assisted living in Portland, OR costs $4,831 per month. Typically, the costs of assisted living include an apartment, utilities, meals, and a basic level of care. The cost of assisted living in Portland is comparable with the surrounding area.

    What state has the best assisted living facilities?

    Finding the best assisted living facility is individual for each senior and family. The truth is that the best assisted living community is the one that meets your needs and the one where your senior loved ones feels most at home.

    What's the difference between senior living and assisted living?

    Senior living is a broad term that usually describes a 55+ community. It can include an active retirement community, independent living, and even memory care. Assisted living is a certain level of senior living where residents receive services with activities of daily living such as bathing, medication management, personal care, and more.

    How do I know if my senior loved ones need assisted living?

    It can be challenging to know when a parent needs to move to assisted living. There are some telltale signs, however. Signs that your parent may need to move to an assisted living facility include forgetting bills, a change in weight, neglecting household chores and responsibilities, feelings of loneliness or isolation, and a change in care needs.

    Hear From Our Staff

    • I love this community because it is small and intimate. It is more like a home environment rather than a huge community. Residents can get to know each other and the staff. In the long run, I work here for the residents.

      Health & Wellness Director
      Health & Wellness Director
    • What I love the most about working at Markham House is the people that work here and the atmosphere. Everyone respects one another. Working at Markham House feels like going to my grandparent’s house, where I feel safe, warm, and loved. Also, the homemade cookies are delicious!

    • Working here is amazing because getting the chance to see and talk to the residents is always fun. I also love getting the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life. Everyone that works here makes it always fun to come to work.

    • I love my job because of the encouragement that my manager provides constantly. I can go to her for any questions and concerns without feeling hesitant. The entire team has become very close, and we’ve built a family. The supportive, friendly, and understanding culture that management brought to Markham House is the main reason I love working here.

      Business Office Manager
      Business Office Manager

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    10606 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland OR 97219