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Senior housing types near Bellingham, WA

  • Affinity at Bellingham

    Affinity at Bellingham

    3930 Affinity Lane, Bellingham, WA 98226
    (1)
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    At Affinity at Bellingham we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom. Rents start at $1,450, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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  • Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living Community

    Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living Community

    223 East Bakerview Road, Bellingham, WA 98226
    (19)
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    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 call Retirement Perfected™ Welcome to Bonaventure Retirement, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Bellingham

    Solstice Senior Living at Bellingham

    2818 Old Fairhaven Parkway, Bellingham, WA 98225
    (11)
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    Solstice Senior Living of Bellingham provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a quiet corner of Bellingham, a community ranked by Money Magazine and AARP as a top 10 place to live, you'll love all there is to see and do in this beautiful, exciting community...

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  • Cordata Court

    Cordata Court

    4415 Columbine Dr, Bellingham, WA 98226
    (14)
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    Brookdale Bellingham 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...

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  • The Willows Bellingham

    3115 Squalicum Pkwy, Bellingham, WA 98225
    (2)
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  • Creekside Continuing Care Community

    Creekside Continuing Care Community

    400 Gilkey Rd., Burlington, WA 98233
    (13)
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    We are pleased to introduce to you Creekside, a Cascades Senior Living Continuing 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 relaxed and...

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  • Logan Creek Retirement

    Logan Creek Retirement

    2311 E Division St, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
    (1)
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    Logan Creek Retirement is located close to medical facilities on the hill in the beautiful Mount Vernon. Apartments are all on one level and have complete kitchens. Monthly rentals include 3 meals a day, activities, transportation and weekly housekeeping. At Logan Creek, it’s not just an address,...

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  • Westminster House

    Westminster House

    1653 140th St, Surrey, BC V4A 4H1
    (10)
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    The Westminster House assisted living is located in the culturally diverse city of Surrey in British Columbia. Known as the 'City of Parks,' Surrey is comprised of over 6,000 acres of green vegetation and forests. From the arts and cultural museums to the numerous shops and restaurants, you will...

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  • Bethshan Gardens

    Bethshan Gardens

    17528 59th Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 3T7
    (2)
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    Welcome! Bethshan Gardens is Cloverdale's newest independent living residence for seniors. Offering affordable housing in a warm and friendly environment. Values Statement At Bethshan Gardens we value: The dignity of the individual Respect for each person Honesty in our dealings Integrity in our...

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  • Bear Creek Villa

    Bear Creek Villa

    8233 140th Street, Surrey, BC V3W 5K9
    (28)
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    Bear Creek villa is an independent living community located in Surrey B.C. Canada. Our residence is located on a serene environment with a cascading topography of evergreens and creeks that run through the Bear Creek park in which we are located . The Bear Creek villa residence has a professional...

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  • Regency on Whidbey

    Regency on Whidbey

    1040 SW Kimball Drive, Oak Harbor, WA 98277
    (11)
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    Regency on Whidbey'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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  • Brookdale Stanwood

    Brookdale Stanwood

    7212 265th Street Northwest, Stanwood, WA 98292
    (13)
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    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...

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  • Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living

    Olympic Place Retirement and Assisted Living

    20909 Olympic Place 55+, Arlington, WA 98223
    (10)
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    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 call Retirement Perfected™ Welcome to Bonaventure Retirement and Assisted Living. Life is good here in our community...

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  • The Vintage at Arlington

    The Vintage at Arlington

    625 S. Stillaguamish Ave, Arlington, WA 98223
    (2)
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    Vintage at Arlington is for those that are 55 w Disability and 62 years and older.Our staff has over 20 years combined experience in senior care. Vintage at Arlington is a controlled access building conveniently located near shopping, medical facilities including a hospital, bus line and churches....

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  • Vintage at Lakewood

    Vintage at Lakewood

    2203 172nd St NE, Marysville, WA 98271
    (4)
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    Welcome to Vintage at Lakewood a luxury 55+ apartment community located in beautiful Marysville, Washington. Currently offering spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes featuring modern appliances including a full-size washer and dryer, microwave, twelve place setting dishwasher and more. Vintage...

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  • Victorian

    Victorian

    1773 Feltham Road, Victoria, BC V8N 6E8
    (12)
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    Located in a residential area of Victoria, buffered by immaculately tended gardens with private ponds, you'll find The Victorian — a retirement community where residents enjoy life on their own terms. We've served area seniors since 1987, offering a simplified, worry-free lifestyle to help make...

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  • Legacy Senior Living

    Legacy Senior Living

    611 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 0C7
    (3)
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    Legacy Senior Living is a premier independent living seniors' residence located in the heart of Vancouver's vibrant Oakridge community. Recently opened in July of 2014, this boutique-style 6 story residence features 91 luxuriously appointed suites, premium services and amenities thoughtfully...

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  • Weinberg Residence

    Weinberg Residence

    5650 Osler Street, Vancouver, BC V6M 2W9
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    Welcome home to the Weinberg Residence We are a private boutique residence for seniors who wish to remain connected to their community, surrounded by caring people who share their culture and respect their individuality. The Weinberg Residence contains 40 Assisted Living suites and 20 Multi-Level...

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  • Opal by Element

    Opal by Element

    438 W King Edward Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 0M5
    (2)
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    OPAL by element is expected to be completed in Summer 2018. Sales and leasing will begin in late summer of 2016 at City Square, at the corner of Cambie and West 12th Avenue. The residence's site is located on West King Edward, spanning the block between Yukon and Cambie. In front is a bus station,...

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  • Victorian at McKenzie

    Victorian at McKenzie

    4000 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC V8X 5K5
    (17)
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    Set on beautifully landscaped grounds in sunny Victoria, you'll fall in love with the elegance, charm and serenity of The Victorian at McKenzie. We've served area seniors since 2002, offering an all-inclusive lifestyle free from chores and the stresses of maintaining a home. Whether taking part in...

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  • Granville Gardens

    Granville Gardens

    1550 West 49th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6M 0B3
    (1)
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    Granville Gardens is Verve's newest Boutique inspired senior living residence. We are a multiple award recipient of Canada's Service Excellence, and a member of the BCSLA. By understanding what inspires you, motivates you and feeds your spirit, you can reach your full potential-no matter what your...

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  • Avamere at Port Townsend

    Avamere at Port Townsend

    1201 Hancock St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
    (8)
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    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 your...

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  • Discovery View Retirement Apartments

    Discovery View Retirement Apartments

    1051 Hancock St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
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    Discovery View Retirement Apartments are located in Port Townsend, Washington. They offer you or your loved one social and entertainment activities located onsite and nearby. Choose from one and two bedroom apartment homes that are designed for your enjoyment and comfort. Assisted living apartments...

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  • The Gardens at Marysville

    The Gardens at Marysville

    9802 48th Dr NE, Marysville, WA 98270
    (14)
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    At Brookdale, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home. Brookdale Marysville is an assisted living community located in the wooded area of Marysville, Washington. Our community is surrounded by natural beauty, including...

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  • Affinity at Arlington (Opening Summer 2020)

    3721 169th St NE, Arlington, WA 98223
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    At Affinity at Arlington we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom. Rent includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub, community garden, dog park...

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  • Cedar Pointe

    17309 40th Ave NE, Arlington, WA 98223
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    Welcome to Cedar Pointe Apartments a 55+ apartment community located in beautiful Arlington, Washington. Just minutes from the Freeway, Tulalip Casino, Outlet Mall, and many other convenient shopping locations. Currently offering spacious new 1 and 2 bedroom apartment homes featuring granite...

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  • Windsor Square

    9912 48th Drive NE, Marysville, WA 98270
    (9)
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    Windsor Square is an independent living community in Marysville, WA. This community is available to those who are looking to become a part of a great area. The city of Marysville is located in Snohomish County, and it provides great opportunities for shopping, for learning about culture, and for...

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  • Cap Sante Court Community

    Cap Sante Court Community

    1111 32nd St, Anacortes, WA 98221
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  • AgeCare Harmony Court Estate

    AgeCare Harmony Court Estate

    7197 Canada Way, Burnaby, BC V5E 4A6
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  • The Bridge at Mount Vernon

    301 South LaVenture Rd, Mount Vernon, WA 98274
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  • Derby Manor

    8601 16th Avenue, Burnaby, BC V3N 0G1
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  • Warm Beach Senior Community

    20420 Marine Dr, Stanwood, WA 98292
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  • Abbeyfield Houses of Vancouver Society

    1275 West 67th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6P 2T1
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  • Ross Place Retirement Residence

    2638 Ross Ln, Victoria, BC V8T 5M4
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Bellingham, Washington

Independent Living

For seniors who would wish to live primarily without assistance but wish for the convenience of having their household chores taken care of by professionalls, an Independent Living Community might be the perfect fit. Frequent needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are taken care of, which permits seniors more opportunities to live their lives as they see fit. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and interests. Residents' quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always enlist the services of private caregivers. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in your care plan: private phone, housekeeping, initial assessment fee, internet access, field trips, move-in fee, Waiting list deposit, and transportation. The conveniences associated with independent living include laundry service, private rental hall, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, transportation, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a major influence in selecting which location works for you or your loved one's needs. Bellingham has a median home value of about $327,966 and the median cost of rent is $1,217 per month. The rent burden for Bellingham is around 20.0% of the average monthly income.

Demographics and Values

Demographically, Bellingham is 2.7% other or not specified, 6.2% Asian, 8.3% Hispanic, 1.6% Native American, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 82.6% white, 5.2% mixed race, and 1.5% black. In terms of education, 43.0% have a college degree, 15.5% have a graduate degree, and 19.3% have a high-school diploma. In Bellingham, 6.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total population of Bellingham, 64.3% participate in the labor force, 21.6% live in poverty, 13.3% have some form of disability, and 4.4% are widowed. Based on gender, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. The median age of Bellingham is 31 years old. Bellingham has a population density of 1,241 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of Washington

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. There are 104 hospitals and 216 health centers that service a population of 7,647,384. Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. Overall, Washington ranks 1st in quality of life and 4th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Washington enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 14th in the United States.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Washington ranks 19th in the nation and 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. In the last presidential election 53% of Washington residents voted Democrat and 37% voted Republican. 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 temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 14F in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. The average high summer temperature is around 92F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 40F during the month of June. The average humidity across the state is 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. On average, Washington has an air quality index rating of around 32.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of August with a rating of around 77.2 AQI. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of November at around 18.94 inches. On average, the state receives 3.15 inches of precipitation a month. 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 douglas maple, quaking aspen, nootka rose, and pacific yew. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coho (silver) salmon, the rainbow trout, the roosevelt elk, or the chinook (king) salmon. The state animal of Washington is the olympic marmot.