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Senior housing types near Shelton, WA

  • Alpine Way Continuing Care Community

    Alpine Way Continuing Care Community

    900 W Alpine Way, Shelton, WA 98584
    (10)
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    Comfortable Environment Alpine Way in Shelton, Wash., is a great place for senior citizens to live in a comfortable environment with assistance from professionals. Elderly residents can choose from an assortment of living styles or services depending on their individual needs. Senior living options...

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  • Frank & Maria's Place AFH

    726 Dawn Avenue, Shelton, WA 98584
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  • Fieldstone Olympia Memory Care (NOW OPEN)

    Fieldstone Olympia Memory Care (NOW OPEN)

    710 Fieldstone Dr SW, Olympia, WA 98502
    (2)
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    Fieldstone Memory Care communities provide compassionate and stimulating care for residents with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia, as well as Parkinson’s disease. Our team is comprised of exceptional people who are passionate about enriching the lives of our residents and are trained to...

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  • Brookdale Olympia West

    Brookdale Olympia West

    420 Yauger Way Southwest, Olympia, WA 98502
    (11)
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    Our community, in Olympia, Wash., provides memory care services to seniors in all stages of Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia. Deeply rooted in a person-centered approach, our Alzheimer’s and dementia care is called the Clare Bridge program, where each resident is surrounded by others with the...

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  • Garden Courte Memory Care

    Garden Courte Memory Care

    626 Lilly Rd NE, Olympia, WA 98506
    (17)
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    Finding senior care that embraces independent living while respecting the person can be a difficult task. Our loved ones have unique personalities which mandate that different needs be met. The right home will help our loved ones to remain as independent as possible while still meeting their basic...

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  • The Hampton Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    The Hampton Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    1400 Trosper Rd SW, Tumwater, WA 98512
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    The decisions surrounding Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia’s are some of the most difficult that a family must make. The Hampton Alzheimer’s Special Care Center is specially designed and devoted exclusively to the care of those suffering from this disease and other memory loss. We are a...

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  • Roo Lan Memory Care

    Roo Lan Memory Care

    1420 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey, WA 98503
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    When Craig LeVee opened our memory care lodges in the mid 1990’s, he did so because he saw a need in our community for a family-focused approach to dementia-care that meant safety for the resident as well as financial security for the family supporting them. Thanks to his vision, Roo Lan continues...

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  • Bonaventure of Lacey Senior Living

    Bonaventure of Lacey Senior Living

    4528 Intelco Loop Southeast, Lacey, WA 98503
    (24)
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    Welcome to Bonaventure A Retirement, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good here in our community, and we like to share it with welcomed guests. You'll be proud to share it with your friends and family too. You will appreciate the great architecture, high ceilings, natural light and...

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  • Patriots Landing

    Patriots Landing

    1600 Marshall Circle, DuPont, WA 98327
    (21)
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    Outside the main entrance to Patriots Landing Retirement Community near Puget Sound, WA, fly the flags of the U.S. Army, the Air Force, The U.S. Navy, and the Marine Corps. In a nod to those who have served our county, Patriots Landing was initially designed exclusively for retired and former...

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  • The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (5)
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    Indulge in All We Have to Offer… Nestled in between the mountains and waterways of beautiful Gig Harbor, the scenery enveloping The Lodge at Mallard’s Landing is exceptional. But as amazing as the scenery is outside the doors of our community, we think the best we have to offer lies within....

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  • Penrose Harbor at Heron's Key

    Penrose Harbor at Heron's Key

    4340 Borgen Boulevard, Gig Harbor, WA 98332
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    Penrose Harbor is part of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Heron's Key. Modeled after our parent Emerald Heights in Redmond, Penrose Harbor has been open since 2017 in the lovely city of Gig Harbor. We specialize in all stages and levels of senior care, from independent, assisted, and memory...

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  • Brookdale Harbor Bay

    Brookdale Harbor Bay

    9324 North Harborview Drive, Gig Harbor, WA 98332
    (6)
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    Memory Care at its Finest It’s time to get some help on the senior journey. Fortunately, you’ve found one of the premier memory care communities in the Harbor Bay area. We are a warm and welcoming memory care community located in Gig Harbor, Washington. Our community features a valued location with...

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  • Hearthside Manor

    Hearthside Manor

    3615 Drexler Dr W, University Place, WA 98466
    (10)
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    Hearthside Manor is a memory care community that offers 34 private bedrooms, secure non-challenging environment, licensed nurses on staff, dementia trained caregivers, 3 nutritious meals served daily, snacks available 24 hours, daily activities and entertainers, individualized service plans,...

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  • The Village Senior Living

    The Village Senior Living

    4707 South Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
    (7)
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    The Village Senior Living offers expansive common areas, large apartments and an array of services & amenities for independent living, assisted living and memory care. Our community is four stories with apartments on the first three floors dedicated to assisted living and personal care services in...

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  • Easthaven Villa

    Easthaven Villa

    311 Cullens St NW, Yelm, WA 98597
    (4)
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    If you're looking for a caring place to call home in Thurston County, look no further than Easthaven Villa. Located just a block off of Highway 510 on quiet Cullens Road in Yelm, WA, this comfortable community has just the services you need. Our loving caregivers can help whether you need just a few...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

    Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

    7290 Rosemont Circle, Tacoma, WA 98405
    (24)
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    Merrill Gardens at Tacoma is located in the University Place area, near Sunset Terrace Park. Enjoy a variety of services, shopping and restaurants. The residence offers a popular Active Living? Wellness Program and excellent memory care programs. MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, Group Health...

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  • Orchard Pointe

    Orchard Pointe

    300 S Kitsap Blvd, Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (7)
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    Located in Washington state's beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, Orchard Pointe Memory Care Community offers a specialized program of care designed to meet each resident's unique needs. We know how important it is to provide a stable, therapeutic environment for those experiencing dementia. Our carefully...

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  • Bethany AFH

    Bethany AFH

    1210 129th St. S, Tacoma, WA 98444
    (1)
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    Welcome to the 'Bethany' You always want the very special care for your loved one. We're proud to offer and alternative for those who no longer can live independently. And our warm loving home atmosphere each of our residents gets the personalized care, respect and attention they need. All of them...

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  • Park Vista Retirement & Assisted Living Community

    Park Vista Retirement & Assisted Living Community

    2944 Southeast Lund Avenue, Port Orchard, WA 98366
    (28)
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    Park Vista have established a reputation of exceptional service, friendly well-trained staff, excellent food with choice and seasonal variety, and pleasant surroundings, that all come together to make this the right choice for so many. The most rewarding reflection of this has been our overall, 95%...

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  • Bay Pointe Retirement and Marine Courte

    Bay Pointe Retirement and Marine Courte

    966 Oyster Bay Ct, Bremerton, WA 98312
    (19)
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    Located on picturesque Oyster Bay in Bremerton, WA, Bay Pointe Retirement Community has offered a gracious and ideal location for seniors for 10 years. The community is nestled in a waterfront neighborhood 2 miles from Harrison Hospital-Bremerton, 1/2-mile Hwy 3 and about 2 miles from the Naval...

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  • The Arbor at Bremerton

    The Arbor at Bremerton

    3510 9th St, Bremerton, WA 98312
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    The Arbor at Bremerton is Bremerton's premier memory care community. Offering shared and private rooms for 64 wonderful residents. This one level community boasts a spa-like, walk- in bath and ample secured outdoor areas for resident enjoyment. We are part of the Avamere Family of Companies and it's...

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  • Villa Vecchio at Dash Point

    Villa Vecchio at Dash Point

    2405 Birch St NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
    (3)
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    It is important that bodies and our minds remain active. Our goal is to help residents enjoy living each and every day. We encourage all residents to live life to its fullest in our home. Villa Vecchio is a home where your loved one comes to live! Bright and open spaces are critical to good mental...

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  • Harbor View Adult Family Home

    Harbor View Adult Family Home

    5401 Norpoint Way NE, Tacoma, WA 98422
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    Since childhood our hearts were very close to elder people. Every weekend at the church we have visited and took care of them. After years we decide to do something more meaningful and helpful. Few years ago we bought this house and put a lot of energy and time to create a beautiful home. The house...

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  • Claremont East

    Claremont East

    2707 Clare Avenue, Bremerton, WA 98310
    (16)
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    Claremont East is an assisted living community in beautiful Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington. Bremerton is a small city on the Kitsap Peninsula that juts out into Puget Sound, just a ferry ride away from downtown Seattle. Claremont East is conveniently located near numerous parks, waterfront...

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  • Cascades of Bremerton

    3201 Pine Rd NE, Bremerton, WA 98310
    (27)
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    Perched on the hillside, The Willows features magnificent Sound and mountain views, walking paths, gazebo, raised garden beds, trees, courtyard, and beautiful landscaping. All this and ample parking makes The Willows an ideal place to call home.

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  • Just Like Home AFH

    Just Like Home AFH

    31420 41 Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Just Like Home' is an adult, assisted living facility, as well as an adult day care facility. Our staff is highly trained and dedicated to provide the highest level of care in a non-institutional, family oriented environment. We offer a comfortable, safe and relaxed atmosphere, while tailoring our...

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  • Caring Abode

    Caring Abode

    33719 32nd Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Caring Abode Adult Family Home offers the best of two worlds- 7-day/24-hour Assisted Living and Compassionate Care.  We provide daily activities for today's active seniors to maintain a consistent quality of life. Caring Abode Adult Family Home provides a clean, caring home for your loved one,...

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  • Assurecare Adult Home #2

    Assurecare Adult Home #2

    3105 192nd St E, Tacoma, WA 98446
    (2)
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    Joyful Living AFH provides a unique combination of housing, personalized supportive services and healthcare designed to meet the needs of older adults and those with developmental disability. Our goal is to help our residents live a joyful life to its fullest, while maintaining their Independence,...

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  • Pine Woods Adult Family Home

    Pine Woods Adult Family Home

    2526 SW 323rd St, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Quiet, serene lakefront featuring view rooms. All bedrooms have a huge walk-in closets, along with cable outlets and telephone jacks. Home is light and bright and tastefully decorated…….very nice! Wonderful patio on lake side with lush landscaping and vivid flowers! Handicapped access, call pendants...

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  • Lakota Hills AFH

    Lakota Hills AFH

    30846 21st Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Lakota Hills AFH is an adult family home located in Federal Way, Washington in King county. Residents of Lakota Hills AFH have access to a wide selection of services and activities, both within walking distance and within a reasonable car drive, depending on their needs. There is a shopping mall...

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  • Soundview Elder Care

    Soundview Elder Care

    2324 SW 300th St., Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Sound View is comfortable nested on Ventana cliff, in the city's exclusive Puget Sound area. The charm of the house blend with the perfect location, to create a unique, delightful and friendly feeling of being at home, as soon as you step in. We believe that our knowledge, respect and compassion...

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  • Evergreen Park AFH - West Campus

    Evergreen Park AFH - West Campus

    32020 11 Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Evergreen Park AFH - West Campus is a senior care home located in Federal Way, WA. Spend one day exploring our beautiful Dash Point State Park, and you're sure to fall in love with Federal Way, WA. Enjoy the company of visiting family by packing a picnic to enjoy in the great outdoors, or walk the...

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  • Country Living AFH

    Country Living AFH

    21514 47th Ave E., Spanaway, WA 98387
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    We happily provide the    Following services: .  24-hour compassionate care .  Professional care by experienced, certified staff .  On call RN, LPN .  Non-smoking environment .  Clean and quiet .  Personally designed levels of quality, loving care . ...

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  • Esther AFH I

    Esther AFH I

    29810 4th Ave SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
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    Our Mission is to create a nurturing place of order, love, happiness and choice'.> We provide continuing, long term, home atmosphere. We provide a clean, safe, quality home for your loved one. Our supportive family- style surroundings promote a comfortable and secure environment while...

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  • Meridian at Stone Creek

    Meridian at Stone Creek

    1111 S 376th St., Milton, WA 98354
    (55)
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    Why settle for ordinary when you can have extraordinary? Escape to The Meridian at Stone Creek and discover luxurious senior living in Milton, Washington. Journey beyond the predictable and uninspiring. Visit The Meridian at Stone Creek and truly appreciate all the possibilities that await right...

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  • Ginger Creek

    Ginger Creek

    5510 Mathias Road East, Graham, WA 98338
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    Ginger Creek Adult Family Home allows those with disabilities and special limitations to grow and enjoy the comforts of life, in a safe and pleasant environment fit to their needs. We give individualized care, tailored to meet personal needs. Ginger Creek is equipped with comfortable rooms, relaxing...

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  • Evergreen Park AFH - Redondo

    Evergreen Park AFH - Redondo

    142 South 295th Place, Federal Way, WA 98003
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    Evergreen Park AFH -Redondo is a residential care home in Federal Way, Washington, in King County. This historic city offers both residents and visitors many activities to delight the senses. With its northwest border being Puget Sound, there are many picturesque beaches that are enjoyed for both...

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  • A Marine Hills Adult Family Home LLC

    A Marine Hills Adult Family Home LLC

    29845 6th Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003
    (2)
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    At A Marine Hills Adult Family Home LLC we are an adult care facility that caters to Alzheimer's patients and will work with their loved ones in a family type environment. We offer many different memory care programs that are designed specifically for aging patients that are suffering from Alzheimer...

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  • Brookdale Puyallup South

    Brookdale Puyallup South

    8811 176th Street East, Puyallup, WA 98375
    (16)
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    Care From the Industry Leader Memory care shouldn’t mean giving up on a life lived well. We’ve put more than 25 years of industry leading experience into developing a program that provides stability and comfort to those living with Alzheimer’s or other dementia. We are a compassionate memory care...

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  • Angels Care AFH

    Angels Care AFH

    26035 14th Ave South, Des Moines, WA 98198
    (1)
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    Angels Care AFH  is located in beautiful Des Moines area at 26035 14th Avenue South, with easy access to Interstate 5 and Highway 99. We are within minutes away from Saltwater State Park, Des Moines Marina, Southcenter Westfield & Sea-Tac Shopping Malls, Federal Way, Kent, Burien,...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Burien

    Merrill Gardens at Burien

    15020 5th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
    (5)
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    Merrill Gardens is located in downtown Burien and offers a blend of traditional architecture and modern elements. The community has a courtyard and amphitheater, open to the public, right next door to the existing town center park. Merrill Gardens at Burien offers a well-appointed library, theater,...

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  • 3 Tree Vista Adult Family Home, LLC

    3 Tree Vista Adult Family Home, LLC

    15809 23rd Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
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    Welcome Home to Three Tree Vista Three Tree Vista, a brand-new adult family home, offers everything a discerning assisted living resident will need to feel right at home. Located in the Burien - Normandy Park area, we offer beautiful views of the Puget Sound, Olympic Mountains, and Vashon island...

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  • Judson Park Retirement Community

    Judson Park Retirement Community

    23600 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198
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    It’s not just the million-dollar views of Puget Sound that have set us apart from other area senior living communities. Since the early 1960s, Judson Park has earned a reputation for quality, stability and leadership in Des Moines and the greater Seattle area. We meet the highest standards in senior...

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  • Sound TLC AFH

    Sound TLC AFH

    1720 S. 227th Pl, Des Moines, WA 98198
    (2)
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             Sound TLC enhances the quality of life of our residents by  providing variety of living choices and supporting them with services that meet their individual needs.         We are committed to provide...

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  • Star Lake AFH

    Star Lake AFH

    3509 S 272nd St, Kent, WA 98032
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    Star Lake AFH is commited to provide a caring homelike environment, which focuses on the Resident's physical, social and safety needs and the enhancement of his/her quality of life. For our Resident's families we are commited to alleviating the stress and doubt that is always associated with moving...

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  • Normandy Park Assisted Living

    Normandy Park Assisted Living

    16625 1st Ave. S., Normandy Park, WA 98148
    (17)
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    An Independent and Assisted living community dedicated to promoting each resident's independence, rights, choices and individuality. We believe in providing our residents with the highest quality of life. Supporting each area of their life with assistance as they request and allowing them their...

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  • The Good Samaritan AFH

    31625 51st. Ave. S, Auburn, WA 98001
    (2)
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    It is a big spacious  house that is situated on more than an acre lot, surrounded by beautiful landscape, in West Hill Auburn. There is full access to the living room,kitchen and dining room. Nice covered patio. And lots more. Family visit is openly welcome.

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  • Adelina Home Care

    Adelina Home Care

    37526 51st Ave So, Auburn, WA 98001
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    Adelina Home Care is part of a charming, peaceful and quiet neighborhood in Auburn, Washington. We are a senior living community that transforms a potentially severe life change for seniors into a welcoming experience. Here at Adelina Home Care, we know our seniors love to stay active as much as...

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  • Glory AFH I

    5427 South 296th Street, Auburn, WA 98001
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    The Better Place is a lovely warm private residence.  The Better Place is licensed by the Department of Social and Health Services of Washington.  Our staff  is carefully screened, licensed and trained.  We work very closely with family members and physicians to create an...

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  • Evergreen Senior Care

    Evergreen Senior Care

    11605 4th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98146
    (2)
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    Evergreen Senior Care is a residential care home situated in Seattle, Washington, King County. Seattle is the largest city in Washington State as well as the Pacific Northwest region, and is completely surrounded by water, as an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. It is known as Rain...

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Shelton, Washington

Memory Care

Memory care services offer help to individuals with Dementia and various other kinds of memory conditions. Staff members are required to obtain memory-care specific training and staff are required to be available for support 24 hours-a-day. Memory care living homes have alarm systems to limit roaming which is a standard symptom of the disease. Typically, residents in memory care need aid with grooming, medications, and dressing. Residents have the option to live in semi-private apartments or single rooms. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $11,285 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $10,722 . The state of Washington maintains specific rules associated with this type of facility. The the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public Health, and Office of Health Facilities Licensure and Certification regulates this facility type.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in deciding which community is best for you or your loved one's needs. The rent burden for Shelton is around 24.3% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Shelton is around $1,062 and the median price of a home in Shelton is about $150,572.

Demographics and Values

In Shelton, 11.8% of the citizens are veterans. In terms of education, 27.6% have a high-school diploma, 12.5% have a college degree, and 3.4% have a graduate degree. Shelton has a population density of 675 people per square mile. In Shelton, 11.4% do not have health insurance, 9.9% are widows, 22.0% have some form of disability, and 53.3% participate in the labor force. Out of the total city population, 47.8% are female and 52.2% are male. The median age of Shelton is 37 years old. Demographically, Shelton is 10.6% other or not specified, 1.9% Native American, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.4% black, 80.1% white, 19.1% Hispanic, 1.2% Asian, and 5.7% mixed race.

State Information

An overview of Washington

There are 104 general hospitals and 216 health centers that provide care for 7,647,384 Washington residents. Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The natural beauty of Washington is ranked 14th in the nation. The state of Washington has a cost of living index of 109.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 107.8 and a housing index rating of 117.8. Washington is ranked 1st in quality of life and 4th in healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

In Washington, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Washington, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 6,114 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 53% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65°F. The average high summer temperature is around 92°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35°F. The average high winter temperature is around 53°F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14°F during the month of December. On average, the state receives 3.15 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 18.94 inches. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 77.2 AQI. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Washington

The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of quaking aspen, vine maple, douglas maple, and buckthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the shrew-mole, the mountain beaver, the olympic marmot, or the pink (humpback) salmon. The state animal of Washington is the olympic marmot.