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Liberty Place isn't your "typical" senior living facility. With only 40 residents, it's more intimate. For the most part, staff call each resident by name and are kind in dealing with residents. First, they...
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 Liberty Place, we provide thoughtful attention while giving residents the daily assistance they need. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood near Sinclair Inlet in Port Orchard, Washington. We provides luxurious senior living in a small close knit community that is surrounded by...
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I would give them 5 plus! We love Stafford Suites in Port Orchard. Very friendly, and attentive staff members. Good food and the cleaning place. [name removed] is adjusting well there. We toured several...
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.
Stafford Suites Port Orchard is an Assisted Living Community in a Northwest Lodge like setting. Our residents are as active as they want to be with a full Activity Calendar with a variety of recreational choices. We provide lovely private apartments with kitchenettes, restaurant style dining,...
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My dad was previously a resident at Bay Pointe Retirement and Marine Courte for a brief time. I can say that the care team was super nice, if a little disorganized, when my dad first got there. It got better...
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.
Located on picturesque Oyster Bay in Bremerton, WA, Bay Pointe Retirement Community has offered a gracious and ideal location for seniors for 20 years. The community is nestled in a waterfront neighborhood 2 miles from local shops and eateries, 1/2-mile Hwy 3 and about 2 miles from the Naval...
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My loved one is a resident at Cascades of Bremerton and everything is going great for her. She loves it there. The staff is great. They are kind, friendly, caring and helpful. It gives me great relief to...
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.
Perched on the hillside, The Willows features magnificent Sound and mountain views, walking paths, gazebo, raised garden beds, trees, courtyard, and beautiful landscaping. All this and ample parking makes The Willows an ideal place to call homeCascades of Bremerton designed Independent living...
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My loved one is currently a resident at Crista Shores and the experience has been great for her so far. She is very happy at Crista Shores. The cleanliness and friendliness are great. The staff, meals,...
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.
Crista Shores, which is a part of the CRISTA Senior Living family is located on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula. Here you can take in the picturesque beauty of Dyes Inlet, with sealife, bald eagles, and beach views outside of each apartment. Stroll along the five-mile Clear Creek Trail with a...
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My mom was at Laurel Glen for 3 years and she had the most caring caretakers we could have hoped for. Under new management and I am told they are keeping the same caretakers. Could use improvement on...
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.
Since 1984, Laurel Glen has been serving the families and individuals of Bremerton, Silverdale, Poulsbo and Port Orchard with the finest Independent/Assisted Living and Memory Care community in the region.Every one of our residents is treated with the utmost respect and dignity. We want them to...
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We picked this community because of the location, quality and availability. I would recommend, if the the quality of food improves.
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.
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 callRetirement Perfected™Welcome to Bonaventure Retirement and Assisted Living. Life is good here in our...
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My dad likes his apartment at Winslow Manor, owned and managed by Bainbridge Senior Living. It is conveniently located to downtown Bainbridge Island, so he can walk to shopping, dining, cultural events, the...
Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
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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.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Winslow Manor, in the heart of Winslow, offers independent senior living in a modern, low-rise apartment complex on Bainbridge Island with year-round views of beautiful Eagle Harbor. Every apartment features two bedrooms, one bathroom, a spacious kitchen and a convenient in-unit laundry room....
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My parents never wanted to leave their own home, but it became increasingly obvious that they weren't able to take care of themselves after my father had a stroke. I toured Madison House and liked what I...
Provides: Assisted 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.
It's like you just settled into a small and gracious hotel. Comfortable and richly appointed, the Madison Avenue House provides an environment of compassionate care in a most welcoming setting. With light and spacious apartments featuring kitchens and exterior balconies, the Madison Avenue House...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
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.
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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.
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In behalf of Lynn Cicelski and her family, We are so grateful and amazed of the care that you provided for Lynn’s 30 day recovering at Bremerton Belmont Terrace facility. Every employee provided the kindest...
Provides: Assisted 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.
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.
Provides: Assisted 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.
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.
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My uncle lives at Canterbury Manor. The employees are great and friendly! If I or my Uncle have questions, they are always willing to take the time to talk with us. [Name removed] and [name removed]...
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: 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.
The Vintage at Bremerton is a senior housing community in Bremerton, Kitsap County, Washington. Our community is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, we are only minutes from parks, shopping, dining, and hospitals. Our residents can enjoy taking a walk around our beautifully landscaped...
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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 great place to call home! At ALC, we honor the commitments we make to our residents and their families. Our goal is to enhance our resident’s quality of life by providing a warm, caring environment that fosters independence, dignity and choice of each resident. Our residents are often seen...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
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.
Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
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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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.
You come first. That’s what we truly believe at Vashon Community Care (VCC). All of our senior living programs and services are designed to support who you are and the way you want to live.Every aspect of our daily schedule is specially tailored for each individual resident, emphasizing your...

Cost of independent living in Port Orchard, WA

The average cost of senior living in Port Orchard is $4,210 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include University Place, WA with an average of $3,429 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Port Orchard, WA vs. nearby cities

Port Orchard, WA
$4,210/mo
$4,065/mo

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

Port Orchard, WA
$4,210/mo
U.S. national average
$4,093/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Port Orchard vs. other types of senior living

$5,264/mo
Independent Living
$4,210/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Port Orchard, WA by room type

Semi-Private
$4,485/mo
Studio
$4,853/mo
1 Bedroom
$5,240/mo
2 Bedroom
$6,229/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Port Orchard over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Port Orchard

Recent reviews for independent living in Port Orchard

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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Merrill Gardens at Kirkland

3.6
Merrill Gardens at Kirkland is a good place overall, per all the above ratings I gave. I like that it's located in a nice, beautiful, walkable town!

Life Manor-Golden Opportunity in Tacoma, WA

4.7
We were looking for a community where our loved one would not feel like they were a dependent senior and Life Manor really makes it that way. He feels like he is just a senior living in a community. He can do what he chooses to do but if he doesn't feel like he wants to participate that is fine ...
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Port Orchard independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Port Orchard independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Port Orchard, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Port Orchard independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Port Orchard partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Port Orchard, WANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
10.5%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
52.6%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
42.1%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
52.6%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
26.3%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Port Orchard independent living

Our independent living communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Port Orchard communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Port Orchard, WANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
47.4%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
47.4%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
52.6%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
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Availability of select programs and activities in Port Orchard independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Port Orchard offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Port Orchard, WANational
Activity director
Activity director
47.4%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
31.6%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
36.8%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
52.6%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
52.6%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
63.2%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
52.6%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
47.4%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
42.1%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
52.6%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
52.6%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
36.8%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
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38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
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