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Assisted living facilities are all along Oregon's coastline, and several communities offer seniors a choice of assisted living centers. The coastal communities are also a popular winery area equal to their European counterparts. Highway 101 follows Oregon's coastline for the full-length of the state through many popular retirement towns and communities. Each community has assisted living housing and most do offer nursing home centers.
The current estimated population of Oregon is 3,790,996; there are 494,328 senior citizens over the age of 65 living in the state. The cost of living in the state is high, particularly along the coastal region. Oregon currently does not charge a state sales tax. Some cities add a 5% sales tax on unprepared foods. Oregon's personal income tax range is 5% to 11%. This income tax rate will change to 9% after 2011.
The influence for Oregon's climate comes from the Pacific Ocean along the western coast to the Cascade mountain range. Generally, the climate is mild but can have periods of hot or cold across the state. Rain is frequent along the coastal regions averaging over 40 inches a year. The Southeast corner of the state is a high desert area, which is much dryer and hotter during the summer months.
The average cost for assisted living centers across the state is $44,550 annually. Nursing home costs average $78,700 a year. These costs do not reflect any added health care needs or requirements. Seniors only wanting help during the day can find adult day health care facilities that charge $25,450 a year. The Health Care Licensure and Certification Section - Oregon Health Department license and inspects all health care providers.
Portland, Oregon is the largest Metropolitan community, and to its South is Salem, the state's capital. Nearly one-half of Oregon's land is under the control of the Bureau of Land Management and the United States Forest Service. Oregon is one of the largest timber producers in the country. The state is also one of the largest salmon fishing industries in the world.
Seniors will find many recreation opportunities across the state, along the cascade mountain range, which offers many vacation opportunities. The coastal beaches offer fishing, and unlimited opportunities for a casual lifestyle. Assisted living centers are located in the interior of the state and along the populated coastal region. All locations offer high quality health care and with hospitals and health care clinics nearby.
While the cost of living might be higher than some states in the nation, the many benefits Oregon offers will outweigh the added costs. Seniors seeking a beautiful spot for a retirement location will find it in Oregon. Oregon does allow a tax credit on long-term care insurance premiums. The credit is the smaller of $500 or 15% of the premium paid. The Eastern side of the cascade mountain range offers several small communities with a farm rural setting. Forest do covered much of the northeastern part of the state with a terrain of rolling mountains and hills.