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Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

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Find the Right Home Care near Federal Way, WA

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If you or a loved one wants to age in the comfort of your own home, home care in Federal Way, WA can offer personal assistance in a familiar setting. Whether an older adult needs more basic elderly home care services in Federal Way – like help with housekeeping, cooking, and transportation – or requires medical care, A Place for Mom can help.

Find the best home care agencies in Federal Way to meet your loved one’s unique care needs, from weekly companionship to Federal Way home hospice care. Personalized home care in Federal Way can reduce caregiver stress, curb senior loneliness, and make daily life easier for older adults. With 72 options for accredited home care in Federal Way, WA, we’ll find the right caregiver for your relative.

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Home Care Facilities near Federal Way, WA

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Envoy America Transportation (Seattle Metro Area)

No Address, Seattle, WA 98104

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Envoy America is the first national ride-sharing service designed specifically for the needs seniors, the infirm and their families. Envoy America provides transportation PLUS assistance and companionship services for folks who cannot, should not, or simply do not wish to drive themselves. Envoy...

Home Care Assistance Metro Seattle Tacoma

7900 East Greenlake Drive N #106, Seattle, WA 98103

(1 review)

Home Care Assistance, Seattle's leading provider of in-home senior care, provides premier care at home. Founded by a Certified Geriatric Care Manager and PhD Clinical Psychologist, Home Care Assistance rigorously screens and trains caregivers in its exclusive Balanced Care Method™. This Method...

HomeCare Solutions Seattle

221 SW 119th Street, Seattle, WA 98146

(1 review)

Universal Home Care Agency

7171 Martin Luther King Jr Way South, #202, Seattle, WA 98118

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Homewatch Caregivers - Mountlake

6912-220th St SW, #107, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

(15 reviews)

Homewatch Caregivers of Western Washington is a senior care provider that services the city of Montlake Terrace, Washington. Found in Snohomish County, Montlake Terrace is a suburb of Seattle and has easy access to the top hospitals, doctors and medical centers. A quiet neighborhood, this area...

Griswold Home Care - Bellevue, WA

4-102nd Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

(6 reviews)

Griswold Special Care has helped clients live comfortably in their homes for nearly thirty years as one of the longest-standing home care companies in the country. Our company was founded by Dr. Jean Griswold, the wife of a minister, who saw a need among the members of her congregation for...

SeaCare In-Home Care Services

2265 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

(6 reviews)

Trinity Care Partners, LLC

21703 103rd Ave Ct E, Graham, WA 98338

(4 reviews)

Home Instead Senior Care - Mountlake Terrace, WA

6405 218th St SW Suite 308, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043

(2 reviews)

A&K Healthcare

13810 International Blvd, Tukwila, WA 98168

(1 review)

Safeguard Home Care

4957 Lakemount Blvd SE C-4/271, Bellevue, WA 98006

(1 review)

Serengeti Care - Westside

607 SW Grady Way Ste 110, Renton, WA 98057

(1 review)

Rewards Homecare - Edmonds, WA

9613 Firdale Ave, Edmonds, WA 98020

(1 review)

Comfort Keepers of Olympia, WA

2958 Limited Ln NW Ste B, Olympia, WA 98502

(1 review)

Home Instead of South King County

700 S 320th St. Suite G, Federal Way, WA 98003

(0 review)

Allegiance HomeCare - Silverdale, WA

PO Box 3448, Silverdale, WA 98338

(0 review)

A New Light Healthcare LLC

11900 NE 1st Street, Suite 300, Bellevue, WA 98005

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Happy Quest Home Care

2018 156th Ave NE Suite 100 Building F, Bellevue, WA 98007

(0 review)

Senior Helpers - Olympia, WA

2600 Martin Way E., Suite B, Olympia, WA 98506

(0 review)

Heart 2 Heart Home Care

16300 Ordway Drive SE, Yelm, WA 98597

(0 review)
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What is home care?

Home care may be the right fit for seniors who want to age in place, but who would benefit from companionship, housekeeping, and help with some activities of daily living (ADLs). Home care is broad and personalized to each senior’s needs. In general, home caregivers may provide:

  • Help with personal care
  • Housekeeping
  • Mobility assistance
  • Laundry
  • Complimentary transportation
  • Nutritious meals
  • Incontinence care and toileting
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Services for seniors in Federal Way, Washington

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Senior activities

In Federal Way, Washington, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Federal Way, Washington, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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Federal Way is somewhat car dependent, meaning seniors can expect to need a car for most errands. Transit options in Federal Way include SoundTransit Ride the Wave. Seniors may receive fare discounts. Federal Way has limited biking infrastructure and is moderately walkable.

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Health care

Federal Way offers several health care providers for seniors wanting to be proactive about their health or for seniors seeking treatment for chronic conditions. The area has few hospitals, including St Francis Community Hospital and Multicare Auburn Medical Center.

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Senior activities

Centrally located, Federal Way offers residents a delightful mix of locally owned businesses and outdoor attractions. Residents can sink their toes in the sand and enjoy lakeside views at Steel Lake Park, take their four-legged friends for some fun at French Lake Off-Leash Dog Park, or immerse themselves in nature at the beloved PowellsWood Garden. Shopping and dining opportunities abound, and residents enjoy easy access to Tacoma and Seattle.

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Learn More About Home Care in Federal Way, WA

About halfway between Seattle and Tacoma along Puget Sound, Federal Way captures the one-of-a-kind natural allure of western Washington state while offering a quieter, more affordable lifestyle than its surrounding urban centers. Botanical gardens, forest trails, waterfront parks with coastal boardwalks and sunset views — you’ll find plenty of opportunities here to enjoy the outdoors and maintain an active retirement. Convenience is also one of this suburban city’s key traits, as it’s only about a 20-minute drive from Federal Way to Sea–Tac Airport.

Home care, or in-home care, in Federal Way is a service which offers compassion and help to seniors who need assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs) and wish to remain in their homes. Levels of care vary according to need, and can include companionship, meal prep, cleaning, transportation, and help with ADLs like bathing and dressing. Home care aides are trained to understand the nuances of senior care but generally aren’t licensed to provide medical services.

Cost of Home Care in Federal Way, WA

The median monthly cost of a home health aide in 2020 was about $6,700 in the Seattle area and around $6,000 in the state of Washington, according to Genworth. To learn more about the cost of home care in Federal Way, contact A Place for Mom’s Senior Living Advisors.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Federal Way are rated three points above the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated near the average, indicating that the city is relatively affordable.

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 twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
103 118 101 91 106 102

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
$76,586 per year $49,550 per year $60,792 per year $29,385 per year $50,596 per year $4,049 per year $1,249 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Federal Way include:

CHI Franciscan Health – St. Francis Hospital

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 120+
  • Specialties: emergency care, spine surgery, physical therapy, ICU

Multicare Auburn Medical Center

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 130+
  • Specialties: emergency care, hemodialysis, inpatient surgery, ICU

Saint Joseph Medical Center

  • Facility type: faith-based, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 370+
  • Specialties: emergency care, joint replacement, physical therapy, ICU

Weather and Climate

Federal Way, like much of the Seattle area, has a warm-summer mediterranean climate, which means winters are cool and wet with little to no snowfall, and summers are generally mild and dry with highs usually in the 70s. The average humidity level is 72%, and humidity levels are often highest during December at about 82%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
41°F 47°F 35°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
66°F 76°F 55°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 90

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.


  • Average annual precipitation: 39″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
37.4 13.1% 97,954 4,410.5 per square mile 2.7

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)
0.9% 12.7% 14.7% 18.7% 2.6% 8.3% 44.4%

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

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Tacoma: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 96/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for King County

Democratic Republican Other
72.1% 21.7% 6.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Museums and historic sites in Federal Way include:

  • Historical Society of Federal Way
  • Barker Cabin
  • Pacific Bonsai Museum

Outdoor attractions in Federal Way:

  • Rhododendron Species Foundation and Botanical Garden
  • PowellsWood Garden (forest paths, streams, conservatory)
  • Steel Lake Park
  • Celebration Park
  • Dash Point State Park (hiking trails)
  • West Hylebos Wetlands Park (boardwalks and forest trails)
  • Dumas Bay Centre Park
  • Panther Lake Trail
  • BPA Trail
  • Redondo Beach Boardwalk

Federal Way’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center (PAEC)
  • Han Woo-Ri Korean Festival
  • Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center
  • Federal Way Marketplace (shopping mall)
  • Downtown Federal Way (restaurants and big-box stores)


Bus routes throughout the Seattle-Tacoma area run out of the Federal Way Transit Center, with services operated by King County Metro, Pierce Transit, and Sound Transit Express. For seniors, King County offers reduced fares, the Access program, and an ADA paratransit service. Construction is under way for Federal Way Transit Center to also be a Link light rail stop.

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Admie Home Care, Visiting Angels and Vibrant Health Homecare are the top rated home care agencies near Federal Way, Washington. See full list of communities.

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