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77 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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9.8
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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
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.
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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9.8
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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
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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88 Photos available
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9.7
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34 reviews
9.7
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When I visit Mom she is somewhat unkept and smells once in awhile. However the food is awesome and there are a lot of activities but mom does not participate. Says she does but by her weight gain she is not...
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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9.3
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44 reviews
9.3
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44 reviews
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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
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.
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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9.0
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My feedback is that it is wonderful! So happy to have move there. We have a great community here. I haven't been here long, but have already made friends! Can't do that at a regular apartment complex. ...
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.
Gibson Gardens is a great 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 convenience. The spacious living rooms have electric fireplaces for immediate...
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1313 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
8.6
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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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8.5
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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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55 Floor plans available
8.4
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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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9.6
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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
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.
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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What I like the most about the Gencare Lifestyle are the multiple activities they have going on as well as the food that is serve - good. The staff and residents alike are genuinely loving and overall family...
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.
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...
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1313 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
9.4
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189 reviews
9.4
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189 reviews
5 star
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The items I rated lower than the best here are the reasons: cleanliness is basically because of the consistent and bothersome bird poop at the entry way, quality is rated at four because sometimes it is...
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.
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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I would recommend Brookdale Foundation House to others. The up front community fee seemed high, but this is my first time taking on this process in full. Overall though, my mom is happy and safe and the...
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.
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...
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1111 Photos available
66 Floor plans available
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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
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.
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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66 Floor plans available
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The location was close. The memory care unit was new. Each resident has a private bedroom. As my husband was dying, his care was exceptional and I felt supported. The staff were especially caring and...
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.
At The Rivers at Puyallup, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home.Puyallup is an assisted living, memory care, and independent living community located just outside of downtown Puyallup, a quiet town with many...
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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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8.0
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My grandmother moved into Kings Manor just over a week and a half ago and is incredibly happy with her choice. The entire staff was incredibly friendly and kind. The day she moved in we had staff coming to...
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.
Welcome to Kings Manor Senior Living Community, a beautiful non-profit home for assisted living services. We are proud of our distinguished history of providing quality care to seniors in the scenic South Sound area.Our goal at King's Manor is to meet each resident's individual needs while...
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8.0
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12 reviews
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While we were going on vacation, we needed respite care for our 92 year-old father who still lived in his own home. Village Green offered assisted living in a fully furnished room for 7 to 30 days, which was...
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.
Village Green Retirement Campus is a Northwest premier residential community for seniors, offering independent and assisted living. It is owned and operated by the Powell Family of Federal Way. Their focus is a true homelike atmosphere filled with family, friends, neighbors and people that...
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8.0
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24 reviews
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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
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.
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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7.7
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My loved one was a resident at Brookdale Federal Way for almost a year. The staff was very friendly, but the management with follow-through was terrible. I would not recommend this place for someone who...
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.
Putting More Life Into Assisted LivingWe think your senior living should have more life in it. Our residents take advantage of assisted living services located in scenic Federal Way, Washington. Our campus is in a lovely, quiet neighborhood just off Pacific Highway South in downtown Federal Way....
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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
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.
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
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.
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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1111 Photos available
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My experience was satisfactory and I have no complaints. I rate all a "4". The Memory Care was understaffed staff and yet were attentive and responsive to patient needs. Basically, Mirror Lake met our needs...
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.
Mirror Lake Village Senior Living Community is a brand new retirement, assisted living and memory care community located in beautiful Federal Way, Washington. Featuring a distinguished Memory Care program consisting of 45 apartments, Mirror Lake Village Senior Living Community also includes 30...
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8.5
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38 reviews
8.5
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38 reviews
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Everything has gone well in the last month since my family member moved in. She seems to be adjusting well she is going to activities that are offered and seems to be making friends. The staff overall is...
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.
Peoples Retirement Community is a residential environment serving our community and is designed to accommodate active, self sufficient, senior adults, seniors who require modest assistance in order to maintain personal dignity and self reliance as well as a Secured Alzheimer's/Dementia Community....
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I recently made a 2500 mi. Move from TX to Puyallup. The office staff was so great in helping me get all the paperwork together and to work with me in coordinating a move in date with my timeframe in TX....
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.
We offer one and two bedroom apartments for independent seniors at an affordable cost with modern conveniences. Our social rooms are designed for large screen television viewing, playing bingo and cards, hosting events and potlucks or visiting with family and residents. Our building are access...

Cost of independent living in Tacoma, WA

The average cost of senior living in Tacoma is $3,634 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include McChord AFB, WA with an average of $3,412 per month.

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

Tacoma, WA
$3,634/mo
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Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Tacoma, WA vs. the state and national average

Tacoma, WA
$3,634/mo
U.S. national average
$4,090/mo

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

$4,907/mo
Independent Living
$3,634/mo

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

Semi-Private
$5,296/mo
Studio
$4,445/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,715/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,745/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$4,674/mo

Average cost of Independent Living in Tacoma over time

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What families are saying about independent living in Tacoma

Recent reviews for independent living in Tacoma

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.

Tacoma independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Tacoma independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Tacoma, 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 Tacoma 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 Tacoma partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Tacoma, WANational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
20%
19.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
43.6%
32.5%
No sugar
No sugar
38.2%
30%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
43.6%
31.8%
Pureed meals
Pureed meals
10.9%
7.2%
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Availability of select dining options in Tacoma 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 Tacoma communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Tacoma, WANational
Professional chef
Professional chef
41.8%
34.6%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
49.1%
41.5%
Room service
Room service
40%
35.1%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
32.7%
16.3%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Tacoma 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 Tacoma offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Tacoma, WANational
Activity director
Activity director
49.1%
43.3%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
30.9%
27%
Community service programs
Community service programs
36.4%
31.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
49.1%
47.1%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
54.5%
48%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
65.5%
52.9%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
47.3%
41.2%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
49.1%
36%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
41.8%
39.8%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
50.9%
45.6%
Live performances
Live performances
49.1%
45.3%
Dances
Dances
38.2%
30.8%
Fitness center
Fitness center
40%
38.4%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
50.9%
45.1%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Merrill Gardens at Tukwila, Cogir of Kent and Farrington Court are the top-rated independent living facilities near Tacoma, Washington. See full list of communities.

There are 55 independent living facilities near Tacoma, Washington. See the full list.

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