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The Bellingham at Orchard Memory Care

848 West Orchard Drive, Bellingham, WA 98225

3.7
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bellingham at Orchard is a dedicated memory care community in Bellingham, Washington. Bellingham is a thriving city located a few hours north of Seattle and is the northernmost city in the United States. Boasting stunning scenic views, convenient access to Vancouver and Seattle, fine...

Spring Creek by Bonaventure

223 East Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA 98226

3.8
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Looking for an exceptional senior living community?Well, you’ve found it. When you combine an exceptional lifestyle, ready-made friends and outstanding service, the result is what we callRetirement Perfected™Welcome to Bonaventure Retirement, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good...

Cordata Court

4415 Columbine Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226

3.8
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Cordata Court offers independent senior living, assisted living and memory care services in a luxury setting in the beautiful Bellingham, Washington area. Our campus is ideally located to take advantage of mountain views, nearby recreation in both Washington and Canada as well as many local...

Rosewood Villa

702 32nd St, Bellingham, WA 98225

3.9
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Rosewood VillaRosewood Villa is beautifully situated between Fairhaven and Happy Valley in Bellingham, WA. Our community has enjoyed decades of serving seniors while providing support to cherished loved ones. We are committed to providing the very best care in and around Whatcom...

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Brookdale Fairhaven

2600 Old Fairhaven Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225

4.6
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Not All Assisted Living Is Created EqualFor those looking for exceptional senior living in the Great Northwest, you need look no farther. Your future favorite senior living community provides assisted living for seniors in historic Bellingham, known for its vibrant art scene, historic waterfront...

Sapphire at Woodway

1712 E Maplewood Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The moment you enter The Woodway Inn, you will feel welcome. All the amenities for your Independent or Assisted Living lifestyle are here in the comfort of this attractive and active retirement center. The Woodway Inn provides all the comforts of home and the convenience of a full service...

Where the Heart is

410 S Norris St, Burlington, WA 98233

4.5
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Where the Heart is has been designed as four assisted-living neighborhoods within one building. Each community has three distinct living areas. A living room for visiting, television viewing or just relaxing, a dining room where three meals are served each day where unlimited beverages are always...

Louisa Place

2240 Main St., Ferndale, WA 98248

3.6
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Louisa Place is a small assisted living community with a big heart. At the core of our community is our wonderful staff who will go out of the way to meet the needs and wishes of each resident. We are located in the small town of Ferndale, Washington, just eight miles north of Bellingham. We are...

Brookdale Stanwood

7212 265th Street Northwest, Stanwood, WA 98292

4.3
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Stanwood, Wash., each new day opens up a whole realm of possibilities. All you need to do is choose. From independent living and assisted living to memory care, the transition...

Cascade Valley

8400 207th Place NE, Arlington, WA 98223

3.6
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Pacific Northwest city of Arlington provides an ideal environment for residents of Cascade Valley assisted living community. Arlington offers rural, small town charm and an easy pace of life, yet is within convenient distance to metropolitan areas for those who appreciate having access to...

Creekside Continuing Care Community

400 Gilkey Rd., Burlington, WA 98233

4.0
(15 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

We are pleased to introduce to you Creekside, a Cascades Senior LivingContinuing Care community that offers independent retirement living,assisted living and memory care residents the distinction of living well.Located in the heart of scenic Skagit Valley, our community offers a relaxedand secure...

Summer Hill

165 SW 6th Avenue, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

4.3
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Summer Hill is a beautiful assisted living facility with 24 hour staff who encourage and promote your independence. Located on Whidbey Island in the heart of Oak Harbor, we are within walking distance of churches, pharmacies and shopping plazas. Summer Hill offers an extensive activity calendar...

Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living

20909 Olympic Place 55+, Arlington, WA 98223

3.3
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Looking for an exceptional senior living community?Well, you’ve found it. When you combine an exceptional lifestyle, ready-made friends and outstanding service, the result is what we callRetirement Perfected™Welcome to Bonaventure Retirement and Assisted Living. Life is good here in our...

Victoria Place

491 Discovery Rd, Port Townsend, WA 98368

4.3
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Victoria Place is a place like no other. Our caring staff will give your loved one the time, attention and care they need to thrive in a comfortable home like setting. We are located in the quaint town of Port Townsend, Washington, just two miles from Puget Sound. Downtown Port Townsend is a...

Avamere at Port Townsend

1201 Hancock St, Port Townsend, WA 98368

3.3
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Avamere at Port Townsend is located in Port Townsend, WA , near shopping and public transportation. Our community includes a three story building in a quiet setting with outdoor decks and patios, and a large spacious dining room. Call for information about Avamere at Port Townsend and reserve...

HomePlace Memory Care at Oak Harbor

171 SW 6th Ave, Oak Harbor, WA 98277

4.7
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Home Place Oak Harbor is a unique home-oriented Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Facility. We specialize in providing the highest quality of care to our resident's, by employing caregivers and nurses who are kind, compassionate and educated to this level of care. We have 3 living areas with a total...

Mountain Glen

1810 E Division St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

4.3
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Mountain Glen Retirement Center is located in the heart of Skagit Valley and has successfully blended the elements of the Northwest to ensure a comfortable, secure and independent way of life. Our philosophy is to inspire creative, healthy, and active lifestyles to enrich the minds and bodies of...

The Gardens at Marysville

9802 48th Dr NE, Marysville, WA 98270

4.3
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At The Gardens at Marysville, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.The Gardens at Marysville is an assisted living community located in the wooded area of Marysville, Washington. Our community is surrounded by...

Home Place Special Care at Burlington

210 N Skagit St, Burlington, WA 98233

4.8
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

HomePlace is a unique home-oriented Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Facility. We specialize in providing the highest quality of care to our resident's by employing caregivers and nurses who are kind, compassionate and educated to this level of care. We have 3 living areas with a total capacity for...

The Bridge at Mount Vernon

301 South LaVenture Rd, Mount Vernon, WA 98274

4.5
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Bridge at Mount Vernon, Washington, provides an enriching retirement to seniors looking for an active assisted living community to make their home.Offering a variety of resort-style services and amenities, The Bridge at Mount Vernon works to ensure each resident receives the support and care...

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Memory Care in Bellingham, WA

Welcome to the City of Subdued Excitement! With waterfront views, a low cost of living, and easy access to nature, Bellingham is an ideal retirement destination.

Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.

Cost of Memory Care in Bellingham, WA

The median monthly cost of memory care in Bellingham is about $6,500 in the city proper and $6,100 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of memory care in the state of Washington is around $6,100.

Learn More About Bellingham, WA

Cost of Living

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is two times greater than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half the average.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
81 87 80 72 82 83

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$62,303 per year $41,779 per year $49,282 per year $29,481 per year $44,457 per year $3,328 per year $747 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Bellingham include:

PeaceHealth Saint Joseph Medical Center

  • Facility type: Church-run acute care
  • Bed count: 240+
  • Specialties: Emergency services, cardiovascular care, intensive care unit, psychiatric care, rehabilitation care

Island Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit acute care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: Emergency services, diagnostic imaging

PeaceHealth United General Medical Center

  • Facility type: Church-run critical access
  • Bed count: 25+
  • Specialties: Skilled nursing care, emergency services

Weather and Climate

Bellingham’s climate is classified as Mediterranean, which means hot dry summer and cool but wet winters. The average humidity level is 77%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 81%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
41°F 46°F 35°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
63°F 73°F 54°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 82

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 34.8″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
34.2 14.1% 88,482 3,169.3 per square mile 2.2

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
1.3% 6.4% 1.6% 9.3% 0.2% 4.9% 77.7%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2019 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Bellingham: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 50/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Whatcom County

Democratic Republican Other
54.9% 37.2% 7.9%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Bellingham include:

  • Whatcom Museum of History and Art
  • Bellingham Railway Museum
  • Fairhaven Historic District

Outdoor attractions in Bellingham:

  • Whatcom Falls Park
  • Larrabee State Park
  • Hovander Park

Bellingham’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Mount Baker Theater
  • Bellingham Highland Games & Scottish Festival
  • Bellingham Sportsplex
  • Bellingham Pride Parade

Transportation

There are a number of great public transportation options available in Bellingham. The Bellingham International Airport offers regular flights to and from Seattle as well as scheduled services to other major West Coast cities as well as Hawaii. Public transportation is provided by the Whatcom Transportation Authority (WTA), which provides fixed-route bus services within Bellingham and the surrounding county.

Frequently asked questions about Memory Care facilities in Washington

Sapphire at Woodway, Ashley Gardens of Mount Vernon and Fieldstone of Marysville are the top rated memory care facilities near Bellingham, Washington. See full list of communities.

There are 24 memory care facilities near Bellingham, Washington. See the full list.

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