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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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  • Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park

    Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park

    17623 1st Avenue South, Normandy Park, WA 98148
    (14)
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    Live. Life. Vibrantly. Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled close to Puget Sound, you'll feel right at home with the casual elegance of Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park. We're conveniently located in the heart...

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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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  • Marvelle at Southcenter (Opening Late 2019)

    Marvelle at Southcenter (Opening Late 2019)

    406 Baker Blvd, #160, Tukwilla, WA 98188
    (1)
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    Marvelle Southcenter is raising the bar on the active adult experience so you can focus on living your best life. Our diverse assortment of special events and social activities are guaranteed to inspire and create a sense of belonging. Maximize your free time and let us take card of the details...

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  • Farrington Court

    Farrington Court

    516 Kenosia Ave, Kent, WA 98030
    (52)
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    Farrington Court is a 62+ Senior Community that offers comfortable, spacious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are very proud to be managed by Stellar Senior Living, who has set high standards for the retirement industry. Farrington Court offers a wide variety of choices...

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  • Arbor Village

    Arbor Village

    24121 116th Avenue Southeast, Kent, WA 98030
    (24)
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    Arbor Village offers both assisted living and independent retirement.  We specialize in Diabetes, Parkinsons, and hospice care.  We have a masseuse, physical therapist, foot care, beauty salon, theatre, coffee/juice bar, computer room, libraries, a pool table, views of Mt. Rainier, nearby city park,...

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  • Brookdale Foundation House

    Brookdale Foundation House

    32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
    (36)
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    Exploring a Redefined Independence It’s time to declare independence from chores, household maintenance and the stress that often comes from living at home. Instead, our independent living and assisted living seniors live a life full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre

    Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre

    104 Burnett Avenue South, Renton, WA 98057
    (16)
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    Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre offers a newer retirement community in downtown Renton across from the transit center, near shopping, restaurants and medical practices. Enjoy all this thriving community has to offer in its charming historic downtown district, just outside of Seattle. Explore nearby...

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  • The Lakeshore

    The Lakeshore

    11448 Rainier Ave South, Seattle, WA 98178
    (25)
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    Welcome to The Lakeshore, an Era Living community. The Lakeshore offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. The Lakeshore is located on the southern shore of Lake Washington with beautiful panoramic...

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  • Daystar Retirement Village

    Daystar Retirement Village

    2615 Southwest Barton Street, Seattle, WA 98126
    (8)
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    There is nothing so dear as family. The Daystar family tree started with the owners and has branched out through the years. Celebrating over 25 Years in West Seattle, we've shared and helped improve the lives of more than 2,500 families! That's a lot of folks that have called Daystar home! At...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Auburn

    Merrill Gardens at Auburn

    18 1st St SE, Auburn, WA 98002
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    We offer senior living in the heart of charming downtown Auburn, near the transit center and city hall. Enjoy living in the middle of downtown Auburn, close to a variety of stores, multiple restaurants, entertainment options and the Sounder train station. The community offers spacious private...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Renton

    Solstice Senior Living at Renton

    1414 Monroe Avenue Northeast, Renton, WA 98056
    (13)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Renton provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled amid evergreens in the highlands overlooking the city of Renton and set against the backdrop of Mount Rainier, you'll love coming home to the stunning beauty of our landscaped grounds....

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  • The Reserve at Auburn

    The Reserve at Auburn

    1107 A Street NE, Auburn, WA 98002
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    The Reserve at Auburn is bringing affordable, state-of-the-art housing to families in Puget Sound who meet LIHTC (Low Income Housing Tax Credit) criteria. Choose from well-appointed one- and two-bedroom apartments and find the perfect home to meet your needs. Located in downtown Auburn, your home at...

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  • Bridge Park

    Bridge Park

    3204 SW Morgan St, Seattle, WA 98126
    (27)
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    Bridge Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on charmingly landscaped grounds in a peaceful corner of southwestern Seattle, you'll love the coziness of our facilities while enjoying the convenience of the nearby city. We're just minutes from...

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  • The Meridian at Stone Creek

    The 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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  • Affinity at Covington

    Affinity at Covington

    27431 172nd Avenue SE, Covington, WA 98042
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    At Affinity at Covington 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 $1,380, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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  • Brookdale West Seattle

    Brookdale West Seattle

    4611 35th Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98126
    (14)
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    At our retirement community offering independent and assisted living options for seniors, we’re here to help you seize your new opportunities and make the most of them. For independent living residents, it might mean trading in the chores of home and yard maintenance for time to pursue a...

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  • Regency Newcastle

    Regency Newcastle

    7454 Newcastle Golf Club Road, Newcastle, WA 98059
    (11)
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    Welcome home to Regency Newcastle Retirement and Assisted Living Community. Our newly renovated building offers studio, one and two bedrooms in a variety of floor plans. Regency Newcastle is an active community that features lovely common areas, including a TV/Media Room, Exercise/Fitness Center...

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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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  • Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance

    Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance

    6414 North Park Way, Tacoma, WA 98407
    (26)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Located on 28 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in the gorgeous landscape of Tacoma, you'll love all that the region has to offer. Though our location feels secluded and peaceful,...

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  • Brookdale Admiral Heights

    Brookdale Admiral Heights

    2326 California Avenue Southwest, Seattle, WA 98116
    (11)
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    Premium Senior Living in the Vibrant Heart of Seattle There are a lot of senior living options in the Seattle area. But not many of them look like this. Not many of them feel like this either, as our residents enjoy a resort-style life, exploring creative pursuits, enjoying entertainment options and...

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  • Island House

    Island House

    7810 SE 30th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (3)
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    A new way of life awaits you at Island House Assisted Living. Located near I-90 in the heart of Town Center, our senior living community in Mercer Island, WA raises the bar. With easy access to Seattle and Bellevue, our upscale community offers close proximity to urban delights and serves as a...

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  • Aljoya Mercer Island

    Aljoya Mercer Island

    2430 76th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (9)
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    Welcome to Aljoya Mercer Island, an Era Living community. Aljoya offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living, and nursing care. Aljoya is located in the heart of Mercer Island, surrounded by shops, restaurants,...

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  • Murano Senior Living

    Murano Senior Living

    620 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
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    Imagine for a moment, a cross between your all-time favorite home and your all-time favorite resort. The result, you may believe, would be an over-the-top hybrid of cozy and lavish. Of fun and stately. Of ahhhhh and wow. And, yes indeed, that belief would be spot-on, my friend. Murano Senior Living...

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  • Brookdale Allenmore

    Brookdale Allenmore

    2010 S Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
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    A Life of Redefined Independence Independent living means giving up chores, cooking and cleaning. We’ll handle all of that. You just handle living your best life. As a resident here you’ll enjoy maximum independence, taking advantage of a wide range of resort-style amenities like our exceptional...

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  • The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (4)
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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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  • Merrill Gardens at First Hill

    Merrill Gardens at First Hill

    1421 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    (21)
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    Merrill Gardens at First Hill is perfect for those who like being near boutique shopping, theaters, concert and lecture halls and much more. This friendly retirement community is in the First Hill neighborhood, where many of Seattle's best known and highest quality medical practices are located. ...

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  • Peninsula

    Peninsula

    3445 50th Street Court Northwest, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (15)
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    Peninsula provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds in the peaceful community of Gig Harbor, you'll love our elegant facilities while enjoying the convenience of being centrally located in the heart of it all. We're just...

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  • The Garden Club

    The Garden Club

    13350 Southeast 26th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
    (28)
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    The Garden Club provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently located in Bellevue, we offer a friendly, quiet home in the shopping hub of the northwest. You'll love the convenience of being close to world-class shopping, healthcare and a peaceful home to...

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  • Gibson Gardens

    Gibson Gardens

    5001 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408
    (9)
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    City of Tacoma Best Retirement Community 2018! Senior living at its finest: Gibson Gardens is a charming community in the hills of Tacoma featuring 122 large apartments with full amenities. All apartment homes include full sized washers & dryers, microwave, oven and full sized dishwashers for your...

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  • Revel Issaquah

    Revel Issaquah

    2450 Newport Way NW, Issaquah, WA 98027
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    LIVING PERFECTED Revel Issaquah, a new refined senior community, invites you to discover a place where the life you live is more perfect every day, because it’s uniquely yours. Experience living perfected with strikingly stylish apartment homes, best-in-class wellness services and culinary...

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  • Queen Anne Retirement Community Happy Living by Cogir

    Queen Anne Retirement Community Happy Living by Cogir

    805 4th Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
    (11)
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    At Queen Anne Retirement Community, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home. Queen Anne Retirement Community offers luxurious independent living and assisted living, with stunning surroundings, amazing amenities, and...

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  • Bayview Retirement Community

    11 W Aloha St, Seattle, WA 98119
    (2)
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    Our continuing care retirement community is home to nearly 250 residents who value independence and friendship, healthy living and quality care. The convenience, amenities and safety of a retirement community combine with the freedom of residing in your own home. With a prime location on Queen Anne...

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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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  • The Gardens at Town Square

    The Gardens at Town Square

    933 111th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98004
    (13)
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    Welcome to The Gardens at Town Square, an Era Living community. The Gardens offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. Located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, The Gardens is just steps from...

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  • The Bellettini

    The Bellettini

    1115 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
    (3)
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    Blaze Your Own Retirement at The Bellettini Retirement Community. With so many choices in dining, health and wellness, travel, social, and philanthropic opportunities, you will make yourself dizzy as you discover all the ways you can enjoy life. Live simply or scale up services as you wish. Work out...

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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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  • Queen Anne Manor

    Queen Anne Manor

    100 Crockett St, Seattle, WA 98109
    (24)
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    Welcome to Queen Anne Manor Senior Living, one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in the Queen Anne neighborhood. You’ll find Queen Anne Manor located in the upscale upper Queen Anne neighborhood 1 block from Queen Anne Drive with convenient shopping and dining. VIBRANT LIFE Queen Anne...

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  • University House Issaquah

    University House Issaquah

    22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029
    (37)
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    Welcome to University House Issaquah, an Era Living community. University House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. University House is nestled among the foothills of the beautiful Cascade...

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  • Bridgeport Place

    Bridgeport Place

    5250 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98467
    (5)
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    A comfortable, carefree lifestyle awaits you at Bridgeport Place. Your neighbors are seniors like yourself who want to maintain their lifestyle of active choice, free from worries about handling everyday tasks. Living at Bridgeport Place means you have the time to enjoy old friends and new, visit...

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  • Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

    Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

    15750 NE 15th St, Bellevue, WA 98008
    (14)
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    Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue is in the town of Bellevue, King County, Washington, situated between Lake Washington to the east and Lake Sammamish to the west. It is a suburb of Seattle and gets its name from the French, meaning 'beautiful view.' Surrounded by mountain views, it is deserving...

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  • University House Wallingford

    University House Wallingford

    4400 Stone Way North, Seattle, WA 98103
    (9)
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    Welcome to University House Wallingford, an Era Living community. University House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. University House is nestled in the heart of Wallingford, just steps from...

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  • Willow Gardens

    Willow Gardens

    4502 6th Street Southeast, Puyallup, WA 98374
    (20)
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    Willow Gardens provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built atop 24 acres of beautifully landscaped woods with winding paths and a pond, Willow Gardens provides you with a comfortable setting you'll be delighted to call home. And we're just minutes from the South...

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  • Merrill Gardens at The University

    Merrill Gardens at The University

    5300 24th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98105
    (8)
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    Merrill Gardens at The University provides desirable retirement living near the University of Washington. Take advantage of the University Village outdoor shopping center and tree-lined Burke-Gilman trail; both ideal for strolling and just steps from the front door. Enjoy being close to a variety...

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  • Overlake Terrace

    Overlake Terrace

    2956 152nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052
    (29)
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    Nestled amongst the tall evergreens of Redmond, Overlake Terrace takes advantage of its suburban surroundings. Our accessible yet scenic location makes our community a wonderful place to call home. Overlake Terrace is dedicated to the belief that mature adults deserve to live in a caring community...

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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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  • Merrill Gardens at Ballard

    Merrill Gardens at Ballard

    2418 NW 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107
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    We offer senior living in the heart of one of Seattle's most popular neighborhoods, close to the downtown core. Enjoy being part of the historic Ballard neighborhood close to shopping, dining and entertainment. This community is modern yet intimate with a ton of amenities including a theater,...

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  • Ida Culver House Ravenna

    Ida Culver House Ravenna

    2315 NE 65th Street, Seattle, WA 98115
    (9)
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    Welcome to Ida Culver House Ravenna, an Era Living community. Ida Culver House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. Ida Culver House Ravenna is a community of 90 residences, nestled in the heart...

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  • Affinity at Puyallup (Opening Late 2019)

    Affinity at Puyallup (Opening Late 2019)

    4211 5th Street SE, Puyallup, WA 98374
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    At Affinity at Puyallup we’ve created a new kind of 62+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom. Rents start at $x,xxx, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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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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Des Moines, Washington

Independent Living

If you or your loved one desire the convenience of having housekeeping and chores managed by professionals while living life at your own pace, consider an Independent Living Community. Frequent needs such as the scheduling of social activities and housekeeping are taken care of, allowing seniors more free time to live active lives as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, in a community with others of similar ages 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 socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies vary between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private medical professionals, they may always do so. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to consider while deciding on an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are covered in your service plan: Waiting list deposit, housekeeping, internet access, wellness program, initial assessment fee, utilities, parking, and field trips. The benefits and amenities that pertain to independent living include healthcare center, restaurant-style dining hall, community activities, golf course, fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, game/TV room, and private rental hall.

Cost of Living

The community in which a care facility is based can have a huge impact on the total price. The overall cost of living is a big influence when deciding which care option meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Des Moines is around 22.6% of the average monthly income. Des Moines has a median home value of $292,501 and the median cost of rent is about $1,522 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

Out of the total city population, 50.6% are female and 49.4% are male. The median age of Des Moines is 41 years old. In Des Moines, 7.6% of the citizens are veterans. In terms of education, 25.0% have a high-school diploma, 7.7% have a graduate degree, and 25.1% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Des Moines, 6.9% are widowed, 12.2% have some form of disability, 12.0% live in poverty, and 65.3% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Des Moines is 0.5% Native American, 11.0% other or not specified, 3.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 12.5% Asian, 6.7% black, 58.8% white, 18.2% Hispanic, and 7.6% mixed race. Des Moines has a population density of 1,875 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Des Moines consists of 31,238 people.

State Information

An overview of Washington

Overall, Washington ranks 1st in quality of life and 4th in healthcare compared to other US states. Based on natural beauty, Washington ranks 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. 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.

Social demographics of the state

The median age in the state is 38, and 28% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 37% voted for the Republican candidate while 53% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Washington ranks 19th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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 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.

State-wide weather information

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. 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. Washington experiences an average humidity rating of about 71%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 88% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92°F during 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. 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 vine maple, nootka rose, douglas maple, and buckthorn. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the coho (silver) salmon, the rainbow trout, the mountain beaver, or the american robin. The state animal of Washington is the olympic marmot.