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University House Issaquah

22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA 98029

4.1
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Cogir of Mill Creek

14905 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Mill Creek, WA 98012

4.2
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Cogir of Mill Creek Senior Living, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Cogir of Mill Creek is a beautiful assisted living and independent living community located between Mill Creek Nature Reserve and Mill Creek...

Brookdale Foundation House

32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003

4.1
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exploring a Redefined IndependenceIt’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...

South Pointe Assisted Living

10330 4th Ave W, Everett, WA 98204

4.5
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you'll find everything you need to enjoy the lifestyle you're looking for. We pride ourselves in being a service-rich community, addressing your needs for comfort and security, while respecting your desire to enjoy a carefree, independent way of life. Plus, it's all at a price that makes...

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Redmond Heights Senior Living

7950 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA 98052

4.1
(37 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Redmond Heights Senior Living, at the intersection of Willows Road and Redmond Way, is located on 3 acres of landscaped grounds and is within easy walking distance of downtown Redmond's shops, restaurants, library and parks. Microsoft offices are a very short drive, as are Hwys. 520 and 405,...

Woodland Retirement and Assisted Living Community

4532 Intelco Loop Southeast, Lacey, WA 98503

4.1
(39 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Bonaventure of Woodland is a luxury senior living community in Lacey, WA, offering personalized independent living, assisted living, and memory care programs. It’s our goal to help each of our guests experience retirement perfected, which is why we’ve carefully built communities to help you feel...

Cascades of Bremerton

3201 Pine Rd NE, Bremerton, WA 98310

4.5
(34 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 home.

Pacifica Senior Living Snohomish

1124 Pine Avenue, Snohomish, WA 98290

4.2
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Snohomish is located just south of Ferguson Park and Blackmans Lake in Snohomish, Washington. Ferguson Park is a popular place for resident picnics and outings with family. Our community consists of six home-like cottages, which offer perfect opportunities for socializing...

Gencare Lifestyle of Federal Way

31200 23rd Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003

3.6
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

When you visit Madrona Park in the heart of Federal Way, you'll notice something unexpected the minute you walk through the doors. You can see, hear, and feel the energy and vibrancy of our community. The lobby is bustling, people are laughing, and friends are chatting. Some are planning outings...

Kenmore Senior Living

7221 NE 182nd St, Kenmore, WA 98028

4.4
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Kenmore Senior Living has that Seattle Puget Sound charm that is known in the Pacific Northwest and our caring staff is ready to assist you or your loved one. Our senior living community in Kenmore, Washington has everything you could need in a senior living community. Our studio, 1, and...

Willow Gardens

4502 6th Street Southeast, Puyallup, WA 98374

4.1
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Garden Club

13350 Southeast 26th Street, Bellevue, WA 98005

4.1
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Solstice Senior Living at Point Defiance

6414 North Park Way, Tacoma, WA 98407

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Revel Lacey

211 Hoh St SE, Lacey, WA 98516

4.9
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

INDEPENDENT LIVING, REIMAGINEDRevel Lacey is reimagining independent living in a vibrant community where personalized experiences meet comfortable living. A place where good food and good friends go hand-in-hand, and fun is never far from home. Here, you’ll laugh, learn, and make some of the best...

Overlake Terrace

2956 152nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052

4.5
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Lakeshore

11448 Rainier Ave South, Seattle, WA 98178

4.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Peters Creek Retirement & Assisted Living

14431 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052

4.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Peters Creek'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...

Liberty Place

155 West Lippert, Port Orchard, WA 98366

4.4
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Franklin Place

5713 Parker Rd., Sumner, WA 98390

4.3
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Franklin Place, our caring and devoted staff work to make each resident feel like family. We are located in beautiful Sumner, Washington, just a short light rail ride south of Seattle. We are very close to downtown Sumner and about four miles west of Lake Tapps. Sumner is a wonderful place to...

Truewood By Merrill, First Hill

1421 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

4.2
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Truewood by Merrill, 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...

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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
Complete guide to independent living

Independent Living in Seattle, WA

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Seattle, Washington, are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Seattle retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Seattle, WA

The median monthly cost of independent living in Seattle is around $2,617 in the city proper, and $3,044 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of Washington is around $1,203.

For this type of senior living, Seattle, Washington offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Seattle, WA

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Seattle, Washington has been on a rapid rise in recent years due to the success of locally based tech companies such as Amazon and Microsoft. Seattle has a cost-of-living index that is more than double the national average. These index ratings are based on a sliding scale where 100 is equal to the national average.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
205 100 $1,992 20.1% $537,711 $79,565 top estate tax rate is 20% with an exemption threshold of $2.193 million 6.5%

Local Hospitals

In total, there are 9 hospitals located in Seattle which offer emergency services and other healthcare to the metropolitan area. Top hospitals in Seattle include:

Weather and Climate

Seattle has a Mediterranean type of climate with oceanic and warm-summer weather. This means that the city tends to experience dry summers and extremely rainy winters with lots of overcast cloud cover. Seattle winters are renowned for their greyness, but the summers are beautiful and sunny and best spent on the shores of Lake Washington or Puget Sound. On average, the humidity level for Seattle is roughly 72%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 81%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
67°F 79°F (July) 54°F (June) 43°F 52°F (February) 36 °F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
52.8 (Moderate) 94.3 (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are sensitive to particulates in the air should consider limiting the amount of time they spend on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
3” 7” (November) 4.6”

Demographics and Values

2016 Presidential Election Results for King County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
69.8% 21.0% 9.1%

Population statistics

Density Rate of growth
3,336 people per square mile growing at a rate of 0.021%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 21.9% 9.8% 4.5% 3.3%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
10% 62% 26%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
14.5% 7.1% 6.5% 6% 0.4% 68.6% 6.6% 2.2%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 residents Violent crimes per 1,000 residents
43,947 54.3 6.3

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 73% 9% 13% 4% 5%

Seattle is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Art, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Seattle is renowned for its proximity to nature and its vibrant arts and music scene. Whether you are hiking in Discovery Park or catching a show in Capitol Hill, the opportunities for fun are limitless. Local hotspots include the Pikes Place Market, the annual Seattle International Film Festival, Volunteer Park, and the iconic Space Needle. Some of the most-visited museums in the city include the Museum of Pop Culture, the Seattle Art Museum, and the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience.

The city has one of the largest international districts on the West Coast encompassing Chinatown, Japantown, and Little Saigon. Here you can find a plethora of different cuisine options with every block featuring a hidden gem. The Old Norwegian neighborhood of Ballard is also a popular destination. Both Ballard Avenue and the historic Market Street are filled with vintage stores and restaurants.

Transportation

Seattle has a number of different options to get around the city. Public transportation in Seattle is run by King County Metro, which operates the buses, and Sound Transit, which operates the light rail. The link light rail extends from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport all the way north to the University of Washington. Currently, the light rail is being extended to Northgate and Ballard over the next decade. The streetcar runs from Capitol Hill, through Downtown, and into the SODO and International Districts. Seattle is also filled with tons of bike and walking trails that allow you to get anywhere in the city with ease.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Washington

Murano Senior Living, Aegis Gardens Newcastle and Stafford Suites- Port Orchard are the top rated independent living facilities near Seattle, Washington. See full list of communities.

There are 162 independent living facilities near Seattle, Washington. See the full list.

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