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Senior housing types near Yakima, WA

  • Sun Tower

    6 North 6th Street, Yakima, WA 98901
    (2)
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    Sun Tower is a non-profit community that has been serving the Yakima Valley for over 39 years, providing services to people 62 years of age and older without regard to race, color, sex, creed, disability or national origin. Located downtown, within walking distance of shopping, the theater, the...

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  • Avamere at Yakima

    Avamere at Yakima

    3710 Kern Rd, Yakima, WA 98902
    (8)
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    Avamere at Yakima offers memory care and assisted living services to seniors in the Yakima Valley area of central Washington. Our campus enjoys a quiet location with wonderful valley views, while still being near exciting attractions. Our residents enjoy day trips through the Columbia Gorge, scenic...

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  • Elmcroft of Chesterley

    Elmcroft of Chesterley

    1100 N 35th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902
    (8)
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    Lease by November 30 and lock in your rate! Enjoy no increases to your base rent until 2021.*See our Sales Director for details. Elmcroft of Chesterley is an intimate, homelike senior living community located in beautiful Yakima, known for its wineries and apple orchards. Residents enjoy our warm,...

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  • Brookdale Yakima

    Brookdale Yakima

    4100 Englewood Avenue, Yakima, WA 98908
    (13)
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    In our assisted living community, located in Yakima, Wash., and conveniently close to restaurants, medical offices, churches, coffee houses, banks and a post office, you can fill in your social calendar and focus on fun, and we’ll provide just the right amount of personal assistance and care to make...

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  • Blossom Place

    Blossom Place

    5100 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98908
    (17)
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    Blossom Place is located on the south side of Yakima Washington, just one half mile north of Randall Park. Yakima is known for its apple orchards and natural beauty and we provide transportation to town for dining, enjoying community events and scenic drives. Our community offers activities to...

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  • Loving Hands AFH

    7504 W. Chestnut, Yakima, WA 98908
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    Loving Hands AFH is a senior care home located in the attractive city of Yakima, Washington in Yakima County. Our residence is perfectly positioned in the midst of good infrastructure such as modern roads, hospitals, public resting parks, and beautiful churches. We enjoy a peaceful and serene...

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  • Fieldstone Orchardwest

    4130 Englewood Ave, Yakima, WA 98908
    (1)
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  • Meadows Place

    Meadows Place

    1008 E Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926
    (6)
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    Meadows Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the small city of Ellensburg, Washington. Ellensburg is home to Central Washington University which is one mile north of us, and our residents enjoy the many cultural, educational and entertainment options available there. Our...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg

    Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg

    818 E Mountainview Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926
    (63)
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    Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg offers independent and assisted living accommodations to seniors in the greater Kittitas Valley area in Central Washington in Kittitas County. Our residents enjoy mountain views, easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment and medical services. Ellensburg has...

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  • Sun Terrace Prosser

    Sun Terrace Prosser

    2131 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350
    (3)
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    Sun Terrace Prosser's assisted living options offer personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community setting. It's the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own at home, yet don't need...

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  • Avamere at Wenatchee

    Avamere at Wenatchee

    1550 Cherry St, Wenatchee, WA 98801
    (26)
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    Located in Wenatchee, Washington, Avamere at Wenatchee is close to area hospitals, shopping and services. Our beautifully designed community has been serving the seniors of Chelan County since 2004. Our gracious, home-like environment has an experienced staff. They make Avamere at Wenatchee a great...

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  • Kadie Glen Assisted Living

    Kadie Glen Assisted Living

    451 N Baker Avenue, East Wenatchee, WA 98802
    (3)
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    Kadei Glen Assisted Living is in the family business. The reason we exist is to care for family members who need some assistance. Loved ones from so many different areas come to live with us, and over time we all become one big happy family.

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  • Blossom Valley

    Blossom Valley

    1701 Orchard Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801
    (6)
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    Everything You Need to Feel at Home Whether you're active and on the go or need some help with activities of daily life, Blossom Valley gives you the means to live life fully. For those seeking choice and independence, you'll find a variety of creative, engaging and stimulating programs and...

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  • Bonaventure of East Wenatchee

    Bonaventure of East Wenatchee

    50 29th Street Northwest, East Wenatchee, WA 98802
    (9)
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    Create the home you want with choices, flexibility, independence, respect, good times and exactly the amount of expert help and care you desire, from a little to a lot. East Wenatchee is a great example of how Bonaventure Senior Living makes it easy to create the home you want on your terms -- and...

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  • Pioneer Adult Family Home LLC

    Pioneer Adult Family Home LLC

    1805 Birch Ave, Richland, WA 99354
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    Pioneer Adult Family Home, a nursing home alternative, was established in February 1996 by the present owner/operator, who has 30 years of experience caring for the handicapped and elderly. Richland is in the southeast Washington desert, and is part of the Tri-Cities area. It is lo-cated on the...

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  • Brookdale Richland

    Brookdale Richland

    1629 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99352
    (16)
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    The perfect place to find a redefined independence. Exploring assisted living options can be intimidating sometimes, but it shouldn’t be! Life here means trading the worries and cares of home ownership and maintenance for a whole staff of people to do your cooking, cleaning and chores. And you’ll...

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  • Brookdale Meadow Springs

    Brookdale Meadow Springs

    770 Gage Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352
    (19)
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    At our assisted living community, we believe sustaining social relationships and friendships is an integral part of aging well and living well. You’ll connect with other seniors who share similar interests and life experiences to enjoy a vibrant, active, friend-filled life. Our community, located in...

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  • Tri Cities

    Tri Cities

    1800 Bellerive Drive, Richland, WA 99352
    (16)
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    Bonaventure provides the highest level of service and value you'll find anywhere. Our residents deserve quality, freedom of choice, abundant opportunity and unmatched professionalism — and they find it at Bonaventure. We understand that peace of mind comes with the freedom to choose, the...

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  • Careing Hands Adult Family Home

    8610 West Bruneau Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (4)
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    Careing Hands Adult Family Home is a small Assisted Living facility located in the city of Kennewick, WA. This type of facility provides Assisted Living and Care services for each of its residents and if needed, assists them with bathing, grooming, meal preparation, dressing and more. Careing Hands...

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  • Parkview Estates

    Parkview Estates

    7820 West 6th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (26)
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    Parkview Estates is an assisted living community located in the city of Kennewick, Washington in the county of Benton. Seniors at Parkview Estates enjoy an interesting variety of local activities that they can participate in. If they enjoy fishing or boating, the Columbia River is less than two...

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  • Royal Columbian Retirement Inn

    Royal Columbian Retirement Inn

    5615 W Umatilla Ave W, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (4)
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    Royal Columbian Retirement Inn is a warm, home-like community located in Kennewick, WA. Our community is surrounded by beautiful landscaping, mature trees, and some apartments offer views of the lovely Columbia River! We are located in a well established residential area, with close proximity to the...

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  • Brookdale Hearthstone Moses Lake

    Brookdale Hearthstone Moses Lake

    905 South Pioneer Way, Moses Lake, WA 98837
    (6)
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    Full Life. Fuller Hearts. Our assisted living programs are built to provide our seniors with exactly the life they’re capable of. Our residents live without the worry and hassle that often comes from living at home. And because they have a huge, ever-changing list of activities to get involved with,...

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  • Rosetta Assisted Living - Fisher

    Rosetta Assisted Living - Fisher

    520 N. Fisher, Kennewick, WA 99336
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    We are an 11-room facility with 7 private and 4 semi-private rooms, providing specialized Dementia and Alzheimer’s care, although we accept those without these diagnoses. All rooms have half bathrooms, and shower rooms are conveniently located. We offer assistance with daily living and housekeeping,...

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  • Tri-Cities Retirement Inn

    Tri-Cities Retirement Inn

    2000 N 22nd Ave, Pasco, WA 99301
    (2)
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    Tri Cities Retirement Inn is a warm and inviting community offering many living choices in the heart of Pasco, WA. Our Independent Living apartments offer relaxed living with security, privacy, comfort and freedom - without the everyday responsibilities of yard work, house cleaning and cooking! We...

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  • Brookdale Canyon Lakes

    Brookdale Canyon Lakes

    2802 West 35th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99337
    (21)
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    You worked hard, raised a family and earned a rewarding retirement. You spent decades taking care of others. Now, it’s your turn to leave behind home maintenance, paying bills and doing laundry. You deserve the lifestyle upgrade awaiting you at our community in beautiful Kennewick, Wash., where you...

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  • Three Rivers Place

    Three Rivers Place

    1108 West Fifth Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (22)
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    At Three Rivers Place, our senior living community, we provide a homelike atmosphere, a caring staff, and personalized care. We develop individual care plans to meet the needs of each resident, and a full-time registered nurse is available 24 hours a day to provide clinical oversight and...

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  • Rosetta Assisted Living Olympia

    Rosetta Assisted Living Olympia

    1208 W. 11th Place, Kennewick, WA 99337
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    Rosetta Olympia — Kennewick Building has a warm, home-like atmosphere. The caregivers are attentive and keep residents happy and entertained. I could not be more pleased with my caregivers, We assist with activities of daily living and medication monitoring. Our residence has private and...

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  • Creekstone Care Assisted Living

    Creekstone Care Assisted Living

    3321 W 10th Ave, Kennewick, WA 99336
    (1)
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    Centrally located in Kennewick, Creekstone Care Assisted Living provides a home like atmosphere for all residents. Designed with the resident in mind our property consists of four homes that work as one entity. This provides a more comfortable setting for all residents and allows them to have a...

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  • Flagstone Senior Living

    Flagstone Senior Living

    3325 Columbia View Drive, The Dalles, OR 97058
    (6)
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    Flagstone Senior Living provides local seniors in The Dallas, Oregon, with an incredible array of srvices that makes their retirement years an enjoyable experience. Many people are faced with a difficult choice when choosing the right retirement or assisted living community for an aging parent. Many...

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  • Sun Terrace Hermiston

    Sun Terrace Hermiston

    1550 Northwest 11th Street, Hermiston, OR 97838
    (3)
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    Sun Terrace Hermiston's assisted living options offer personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community setting. It's the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own at home, yet don't...

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  • Avamere of Hermiston

    Avamere of Hermiston

    980 W Highland Ave, Hermiston, OR 97838
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    Avamere of Hermiston offers kind and compassionate assisted living services to seniors in Hermiston, Oregon. Our residents love to be involved in our local community, and look forward to events such as the Farm City Pro Rodeo, and races at the Columbia Motor Speedway Park. With its convenient...

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  • Hawks Ridge

    Hawks Ridge

    1795 8th St, Hood River, OR 97031
    (7)
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    Hawks Ridge is an assisted living community in Hood River, Oregon. Hood River is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the state offering a high quality of living for all who call the city home. Hood River offers an abundance of recreational opportunities and is proud to have been...

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  • Parkhurst Place

    Parkhurst Place

    2450 May Street, Hood River, OR 97031
    (52)
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    Parkhurst Place is located in Hood River, Oregon, just one mile south of the majestic Columbia River. Hood River is famous for its year round windsurfing and vibrant art scene. Our residents are able to enjoy many recreational and cultural opportunities in the area. Our studio and one bedroom...

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  • Brookside Manor

    Brookside Manor

    1550 Brookside Dr, Hood River, OR 97031
    (1)
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    Brookside Manor Assisted Living is part of Providence Senior Village, a campus which border Indian Creek, Columbia Gorge Community College, the Hood River County Adult Center, a sport club and shopping center and nearby restaurants. We share the 10-acre campus of lawn, gardens and walking paths...

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  • Cascade Place

    Cascade Place

    2000 Mountain View Drive, Enumclaw, WA 98022
    (7)
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    Cascade Place is located in a quiet neighborhood in Enumclaw, Washington. We are just two blocks North of Enumclaw Park near the foothills of the Cascade Mountains and our mountain views are stunning. We pride ourselves on caring for our residents wholeheartedly. We offer: On site nursing staff...

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  • Living Court Assisted Living Community

    Living Court Assisted Living Community

    2229 Jensen Street, Enumclaw, WA 98022
    (2)
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    Living Court Assisted Living Community has 54 studio and one bedroom apartments. Living Court is located adjacent to a skilled nursing facility and approximately one block from the local hospital. It is near the heart of the city with shopping, medical clinics and the senior center nearby.

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  • Lakeside Manor

    Lakeside Manor

    19904 SE 416th Street, Enumclaw, WA 98022
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    COME LIVE WITH US Lakeside Manor Adult Family Home, nestled in the outskirts of Enumclaw,WA, upon 10 beautiful acres offering superior care for our elderly citizens. Lakeside Manor services all levels of care including,Alzheimer's, Dementia, Hospice,Diabetes.

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  • Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

    Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

    9515 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
    (21)
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    Cedar Ridge is a 123 unit community located in beautiful Bonney Lake, WA. Our property consists of 54 retirement and 69 assisted living units. Our lifestyle philosophy is simple, but profound: Choice: It is your life; keep charting your own course. Variety: A little is good, a lot is better. What...

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  • Bonney Lake Adult Family Home LLC

    PO BOX 7863, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
    (1)
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    Our goal when we opened this facility was to provide a home like atmosphere and environment that is full of happiness and enjoyment. We wanted a place where people would receive the best care getting their physical needs met, while at the same time having their mind and spirit enriched. Our motto is...

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  • Senior Care AFH

    Senior Care AFH

    26609 199th PL SE, Covington, WA 98042
    (1)
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    Senior Care is dedicated to providing an atmosphere where residents are able to maintain optimum levels of physical and mental ability while being cared for with dignity in a home like setting. Owned by a Medical Assistant that lives on site, Senior Care AFH provides private and semi-private rooms...

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  • Heavenly Acres I

    Heavenly Acres I

    27115 76th Ave, Graham, WA 98338
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    WELCOME To Heavenly Acres, a home for seniors whether just wanting a room and three meals a day or need 24 hour care. Since 1996 we have been providing specialized care services at Heavenly Acres- just 15 miles south of Tacoma. Our safe and secure surroundings are perfect for the senior who enjoys...

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  • Franklin Place

    Franklin Place

    5713 Parker Rd., Sumner, WA 98390
    (25)
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    At Franklin Place, our caring and devoted staff work to make each resident feel like family. We are located in beautiful Sumner, Washington, just a short light rail ride south of Seattle. We are very close to downtown Sumner and about four miles west of Lake Tapps. Sumner is a wonderful place to...

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  • Silver Creek Retirement and Assisted Living

    Silver Creek Retirement and Assisted Living

    17607 91st Avenue East, Puyallup, WA 98375
    (24)
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    Silver Creek Retirement and Assisted Living is an assisted living community located in the city of Puyallup, Washington in the county of Pierce. Seniors in this community enjoy a huge wooded backyard where they can relax under the trees, greet the wildlife, or walk the trails for daily exercise. And...

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  • Brookdale Courtyard Puyallup

    Brookdale Courtyard Puyallup

    4610 6th Street Place Southeast, Puyallup, WA 98374
    (26)
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    Exceptional Senior Living? Building a great senior life requires a great backdrop. At our vibrant, welcoming community, you’ll find exceptional assisted living care in an environment with maximum home-sweet-home factor. That means fewer worries, more options for interesting things to do, and a huge...

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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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  • A Serenity AFH

    A Serenity AFH

    3020 14th Street SE, Auburn, WA 98092
    (1)
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    We are a young couple (under 50 yo) with vast experience in taking care of older adults (with or without dementia or other mental health issues) and incapacitated people. We love our job and we’re doing everything in our power to make life easier and enjoyable for our residents. Our beautiful, warm,...

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  • Mary Adult Family Home

    Mary Adult Family Home

    1438 Dogwood St SE, Auburn, WA 98092
    866-223-3192 for a local advisor

    MARY ADULT FAMILY HOME is conveniently located on East Hill of Auburn, just minutes from Muckleshoot Casino and Amphitheater.For more than16 years we are dedicated to providing the best services to our residents.Specialized in Dementia and Mental Health we provide personalized care services to each...

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  • Hope AFH

    Hope AFH

    1440 32nd St. SE, Auburn, WA 98002
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    HOPE ADULT FAMILY is licensed by the Department of Social Health and Services of Washington State. Providing quality care for the Elderly experienced and licensed specialized in Dementia ,Mental Health. Hope Adult Family located in a quite residential Cul-de-sac. Our spacious single-family home is...

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  • Ruthaven Inc

    Ruthaven Inc

    15843 SE 256th St, Covington, WA 98042
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    This is 'Ruth', this is what 'Ruthaven' is all about. This is my Grandmother and this is why Ruthaven was founded. You're not alone if you think that finding a safe haven for your loved one can be an overwhelming experience. Nursing homes are not the only option anymore. Here at...

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  • Auburn AFH

    Auburn AFH

    2708 M Street Southeast, Auburn, WA 98002
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    We are a nicely sized Adult Family Home and we pride ourselves on our dedication to our Residents. Our goal is to make you happy and feel comfortable in our place and we go the extra mile to make sure your satisfied. The owners of the Home are also the caretakers and have many years experience in...

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Yakima, Washington

Assisted Living

Assisted living facilities provide organized living communities and aid to people who might require a helping hand with bathing or taking medication. Assisted living facilities often offer care supervision, outings for organized activity, and assistance with the activities of daily life. Under certain circumstances, facilities may offer dementia care, skilled nursing care, or hospice. In Washington, the annual median cost for an assisted living facility is around $66,000 . The state of Washington has specific standards related to this kind of facility. The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (Department) regulates this type of facility. Staff members obtain education in a variety of areas. These include: basic training (70 hours), orientation (2 hours), specialty training, and HIV/AIDS. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as level of personal care needs, an initial comprehensive exam including medical history , mental illness, and preferences regarding other issues important to the resident applicant. This facility has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include not exceeding more than 14 hours between the evening meal and breakfast , practitioner, nourishing and palatable meals adjusted to meet individual preferences to the extent reasonably possible, and a minimum of three meals a day at regular intervals. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. In total, there can be no more than 2 residents to a room. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program--Community Options Program Entry System (COPES).This facility type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include medication administration, residents must state whether they will receive medication assistance or medication administration services, and medication administration provided through nurse delegation. This type of facility is required to offer a number of services. These include administration of health care treatments, facilities choose to provide certain health support services, assistance with ADLs, and promote each resident's health, safety, and well-being consistent with the resident negotiated care plan.

Demographics and Values

In Yakima, 15.9% have some form of disability, 6.3% consider themselves widows, 61.9% participate in the labor force, and 16.3% do not have health insurance. In terms of education, 7.9% have a graduate degree, 26.8% have a high-school diploma, and 18.3% have a college degree. Demographically, Yakima is 1.7% Native American, 1.5% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.1% Asian, 46.2% Hispanic, 17.0% other or not specified, 75.2% white, and 3.5% mixed race. In Yakima, 7.9% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 49.3% are male and 50.7% are female. The median age of Yakima is 33 years old. Yakima has a population density of 1,302 people per square mile.

Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a senior care community is located will have a significant influence on the price of care. Cost of living is a big influence when deciding which care option meets the needs of your family. Yakima has a median home value of $160,269 and the median cost of rent is $921 per month per month. The rent burden for Yakima is about 19.1% of the average monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Washington

In terms of resources, Washington has a cost of living index of 109.5, a grocery index rating of 107.8, and a housing index rating of 117.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The state of Washington has 104 hospitals and 216 health centers, providing care to a population of 7,647,384. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital. Overall, Washington ranks 1st out of all states in quality of life and 4th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, Washington ranks 14th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of religious values, 30% of Washington's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,114 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. 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. In terms of diversity, Washington ranks 19th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 38 and 28% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Washington is 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. During the winter, the average temperature in Washington drops to around 35°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14°F during the month of December. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 18.94 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Washington is around 3.15 inches. The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 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, Nootka Rose, and Buckthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Bald Eagle, the Chestnut-backed Chickadee, the Coho (Silver) Salmon, or the Shrew-mole. The state animal of Washington is the Olympic Marmot.