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My loved one is currently a resident at Gig Harbor Court and the experience has been great! The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The care services, staff and meals are also great. We are very happy...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
At Gig Harbor Court, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Gig Harbor is located in the Pacific Northwest, and is surrounded by several parks, with a historic a waterfront as well as boutiques and fine dining, making...
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Overall, my dad seems happy there. One issue we have come up against is that his LTC does not recognize Peninsula as a viable facility. As a result, we may need to move him out soon. I'm expecting details...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Peninsula provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Surround yourself with crystal clear waters and snow-capped mountain views at our Gig Harbor senior living community. You'll enjoy the natural beauty of the region and the convenience of being centrally located...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Brookdale Allenmore IL and most everything has been very good for her at this facility so far. This facility is a very good place. It is showing signs of wear, but it...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Brookdale Allenmore-Independent Living Community is idyllically located close to shopping, medical centers, therapy, eye and dental facilities and yet has a lush green belt to the west for quiet, peaceful enjoyment. A seasoned devoted staff will great and welcome you. The sense of friendliness...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Merrill Gardens at Wright Park and the overall experience has been great. I have found most of the staff to be pleasant and helpful. The cleanliness and friendliness...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Excellent communication and answered all questions and concerns. Staff was very friendly and I would recommend Cogir at the Narrows to anyone looking for retirement or assisted living.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My Mom passed away 6 weeks after moving in. I can't say enough about how wonderful, compassionate the staff was in supporting her and me! Nursing staff was awesome! I've told folks that if I ever need...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Weatherly Inn-Tacoma is an assisted living community located on the shore of Horsehead Bay in the city of Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington. Walking distance from Point Defiance Park and Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Weatherly Inn-Tacoma residents and visitors have easy access to excellent...
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What I always liked about the Village is they provide a calm and mellow environment that is not too cramped. The staff shortage had been an ongoing issue ( especially in the kitchen). Also, their hair salon...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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Overall a good facility. The food service has gone down in quality. Also, the food is not delivered hot which is a constant complaint from my mom.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Our community is designed to meet your individual needs and give you the freedom to be yourself. We offer the best in independent senior living, assisted living and memory care from a family-owned company that knows connection is everything.We are close to shopping, dining, and other services in...
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Staff friendly and helpful. Grounds are beautiful with walking trail and duck pond, flowers and trees. The front doors are locked from 6:30 PM to 8 AM so felt my mom was safe. There was a good variety of...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Discover the beauty of the Pacific Northwest at Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance, nestled in cozy and culture-filled Tacoma, Washington, where our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors. Our community is situated on 28 acres of lush land,...
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My loved one is a resident at Gencare Lifestyle Tacoma and things have been very good so far. The cleanliness and friendliness are great! The food and activities are also great.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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The care and compassion that my mom received was very close to being family. Additionally, we were all treated with a lot of kindness and compassion when we visited and when we needed anything care related...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
We’re asked to wear a lot of hats in life like loving husband, model employee, and supportive parent, but one of the most challenging roles to fill is caregiver. Caregivers are often forced to walk fine lines, lines like being available to keep an eye on their dad in case he takes another fall,...
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My mom recently moved into the community. The process went smooth from the very first meeting with [name removed], to the day of move in. The nursing team did not miss a beat with managing moms transition...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
A Little Assistance. A Lot of Life.You deserve to upgrade your senior living, and this is a great place to do it. Our community is located in the beautiful city of Tacoma, surrounded by all the conveniences of shopping, fine dining, medical services and nearby entertainment. Our award-winning...
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The community has a well established director, receptionist, and nursing staff, they have been there for a number of years and do a great job managing the community and care.They offer an activities calendar...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
We are pleased you are considering Cascade Park Vista as your new home. Whether you need care for a loved one, or for yourself, Cascade Park Vistais the perfect choice! Making the transition to a new living situation isn't always easy, but the rewards can be great. Cascade Park Vista is...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nestled in quaint University Place, The Cottages at Peach Creek offers charming craftsman style apartment homes, complete with pitched roofs, shingle exteriors and lovely front porches on every residence. All residences include attached one- and two-car garages, beautifully landscaped private...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Penrose Harbor is part of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Heron's Key. Modeled after our parent Emerald Heights in Redmond, Penrose Harbor has been open since 2017 in the lovely city of Gig Harbor. We specialize in all stages and levels of senior care, from independent, assisted, and...
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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My family member has lived here for 1+ years and is very content. The facility if small, homey and easy to negotiate for those with memory issues. Care staff turnover is very low and they are kind and...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to Gig Harbor's premier senior housing community. Situated on 27 acres in historic downtown Gig Harbor, Rosedale Village features single-level craftsman-style apartment homes. Adjacent to the popular Cushman Trail and walking distance to waterfront shops and restaurants, residents enjoy...
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
Harbor Place at Cottesmore is a premier retirement and assisted living community located on the campus of Cottesmore of Life Care. The beautiful campus setting offers a full continuum of care with 40 retirement living apartments, 60 assisted living apartments and a 104-bed-nursing center. ...
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
“Uniquely Elegant, Surprisingly Affordable”Franke Tobey Jones has a rich tradition and long-standing history of providing seniors with high quality care and housing for over 78 years. Our founder, Mrs. Franke Tobey Jones, dream continues in the organization’s mission today: To enrich and extend...
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
"Look No Further Than In the Heart of Tacoma's North End!" Make Lawn Courte your new home and experience the luxury of living in one of Tacoma's most prestigious communities. An excellent location in Tacoma's North End provides you with easy access to shopping and the freeway. Although located...
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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The best part of Narrows Glen is the staff members and management that make everyone feel welcome and secure. I am very pleased with the care involved with daily life for example the detail of the meal...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Welcome to Narrows Glen! Independent Senior Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care in Tacoma, Washington.Make yourself at home at Narrows Glen in Tacoma, Washington. It’s a friendly, flexible environment that celebrates your individuality and nurtures your soul. We recognize that each new...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: 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.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

Cost of independent living in Gig Harbor, WA

The average cost of senior living in Gig Harbor is $3,758 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include McChord AFB, WA with an average of $3,408 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Gig Harbor, WA vs. nearby cities

Gig Harbor, WA
$3,758/mo
$3,752/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Gig Harbor, WA vs. the state and national average

Gig Harbor, WA
$3,758/mo
U.S. national average
$4,089/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Gig Harbor vs. other types of senior living

$5,061/mo
Independent Living
$3,758/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Gig Harbor, WA by room type

Semi-Private
$6,785/mo
Studio
$4,596/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,900/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,106/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$4,350/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Gig Harbor over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Gig Harbor

Recent reviews for independent living in Gig Harbor

Farrington Court in Kent, WA

5.0
My 88 year old mother moved in 6 months ago. It has been the best thing to happen to her and the rest of the family too. She has her own one bedroom apartment with a full kitchen if needed although she eats all her meals down in the dining room with her new friends. There are so many activities ...
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Spring Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care in Tacoma, WA

4.0
We are very happy with Spring Ridge. Our Mom is in the memory care facility and she has settled in well! The facility is very nice, clean and the residents are well taken care of.

Affinity at Puyallup

3.8
I would highly recommend this community for you or your loved one. The staff are excellent. The tour was great and they answered all of my questions and showed me around to everything.

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