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Brookdale Arbor Place

12806 Bothell-Everett Highway, Everett, WA 98208

4.0
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Enhancing Your Senior LifestyleImagine if you could trade all of your chores, including cooking, cleaning and home maintenance, for a different kind of senior living, full of interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with. That’s the life you’ll find in our assisted living...

Park Vista Retirement & Assisted Living Community

2944 Southeast Lund Avenue, Port Orchard, WA 98366

3.8
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Emerald City Senior Living

9001 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

4.0
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Step inside... you'll be wonderfully surprised! From our intimate dining room to our cozy public and in-room fireplaces, and our lively TV room, there are plenty of places to kick up your heels and enjoy some great company at Emerald City! Our community went through a major remodel in the summer...

Washington Oakes

1717 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA 98201

4.5
(25 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live at Washington Oakes Retirement Community, in the heart of Everett, Washington, and you'll have boasting rights to the best retirement community quality and service in the entire Everett region. We are conveniently located three blocks west of Broadway, near the new Colby Campus Hospital and...

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Bonaventure of Lacey Senior Living

4528 Intelco Loop Southeast, Lacey, WA 98503

3.5
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good...

Madison House

12215 NE 128th St, Kirkland, WA 98034

4.6
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Independent Living Independent living at Madison House provides all the benefits of being at home without the burden of household chores; cooking, cleaning and maintenance. This is a lifestyle that facilitates independence as you age and give you the freedom to pursue your own interests without...

Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

7290 Rosemont Circle, Tacoma, WA 98465

3.9
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Silver Creek by Bonaventure

17607 91st Avenue East, Puyallup, WA 98375

3.7
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good...

Brookdale Courtyard Puyallup

4610 6th Street Place Southeast, Puyallup, WA 98374

3.7
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior Living?Building a great senior life requires a great backdrop. At our vibrant, welcoming community, you’ll find exceptional assisted living care in an environment with maximum home-sweet-home factor. That means fewer worries, more options for interesting things to do, and a...

Brookdale Allenmore

2010 S Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405

4.1
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

15750 NE 15th St, Bellevue, WA 98008

4.3
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park

17623 1st Avenue South, Normandy Park, WA 98148

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park is nestled between Burien and the Des Moines Marina, offering our residents nearby shopping centers, art galleries and local restaurant options. Our residents, family members and caregivers find comfort in the availability of on-site personal care...

Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

9515 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391

3.9
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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, Assisted Living & Memory Care Community Life is good...

The Creekside

18200 Woodinville-Snohomish Rd NE, Woodinville, WA 98072

4.4
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Creekside is excited to announce that occupational and physical therapy are available onsite. We now have an in-house Director of Rehabilitation. With these therapy services, combined with the exceptional care available onsite, we are able to meet the needs of any senior! Located in quaint...

Fairwinds - Brittany Park

17143 133rd Avenue Northeast, Woodinville, WA 98072

4.6
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Fairwinds - Brittany Park is proud to be managed by Leisure Care, who, for nearly 40 years, has led the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities. We offer independent living and assisted living services and have set exceptional standards for quality and choice...

Fairwinds - Brighton Court

6520 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

4.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Life at Fairwinds — Brighton Court Retirement Community is good. So good, in fact, that you may think you have moved into a resort and not a retirement community. And a super-friendly and super-lively resort at that. At Fairwinds - Brighton Court, the food is always expertly prepared, the staff...

Peninsula

3445 50th Street Court Northwest, Gig Harbor, WA 98335

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bay Pointe Retirement and Marine Courte

966 Oyster Bay Ct, Bremerton, WA 98312

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located on picturesque Oyster Bay in Bremerton, WA, Bay Pointe Retirement Community has offered a gracious and ideal location for seniors for 10 years. The community is nestled in a waterfront neighborhood 2 miles from Harrison Hospital-Bremerton, 1/2-mile Hwy 3 and about 2 miles from the Naval...

The Lodge at Eagle Ridge

1600 Eagle Ridge Dr S, Renton, WA 98055

4.0
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Lodge at Eagle Ridge is an assisted living community located just outside of Seattle in Renton, Washington. This residential district is conveniently only about 10 miles from the Seattle Tacoma International Airport, making it incredibly easy for family to visit from anywhere in the world....

Cogir of Northgate Senior Living

11501 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125

3.2
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Cogir of Northgate Senior Living, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Cogir of Northgate is located in the quiet neighborhood of Pinehurst, just minutes away from Northgate Mall and its many shops and...

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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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