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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Ellensburg nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Ellensburg, WA may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Ellensburg or another care type is right for you. Browse 16 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Ellensburg.

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Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg

818 E Mountainview Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

4.8
(86 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg offers independent and assisted living accommodations to seniors in the greater Kittitas Valley area in Central Washington in Kittitas County. Our residents enjoy mountain views, easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment and medical services. Ellensburg has...

Meadows Place

1008 E Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

4.9
(8 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Meadows Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the small city of Ellensburg, Washington. Ellensburg is home to Central Washington University which is one mile north of us, and our residents enjoy the many cultural, educational and entertainment options available there. Our...

Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone

802 E Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone is located in Ellensburg, Washington in beautiful Central Washington. Hearthstone is a perfect option for those who wish to maintain different levels of independence, and enjoy the comfort of home, but prefer the specialized programming, amenities, and...

Blossom Place

5100 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98908

4.5
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Blossom Place is located on the south side of Yakima Washington, just one half mile north of Randall Park. Yakima is known for its apple orchards and natural beauty and we provide transportation to town for dining, enjoying community events and scenic drives. Our community offers activities to...

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Fieldstone Memory Care Wenatchee

817 Red Apple Rd, Wenatchee, WA 98801

4.9
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Our team is made up of exceptional people who are passionate about making a difference and who are trained to provide specialized care. Our focus is on building relationships, inviting residents and their loved ones into our family and making everyone feel at home. Each person plays an important...

Elmcroft of Chesterley

1100 N 35th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902

4.1
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lease by October 29 and get $1,000 off your rent for the first three months. THAT’S A SAVINGS OF $3,000!*We are continuing to admit new Residents, where possible and appropriate, to help residents and families in need. We will do all we can to help those who are in need of our services now and...

Brookdale Yakima

4100 Englewood Avenue, Yakima, WA 98908

3.8
(14 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

In our assisted living community, located in Yakima, Wash., and conveniently close to restaurants, medical offices, churches, coffee houses, banks and a post office, you can fill in your social calendar and focus on fun, and we’ll provide just the right amount of personal assistance and care to...

Bonaventure of East Wenatchee

50 29th Street Northwest, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

3.7
(12 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Create the home you want with choices, flexibility, independence, respect, good times and exactly the amount of expert help and care you desire, from a little to a lot.East Wenatchee is a great example of how Bonaventure Senior Living makes it easy to create the home you want on your terms -- and...

Blossom Creek

1740 Madison St., Wenatchee, WA 98801

3.5
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Washington state's magnificent Wenatchee Valley and surrounded by pristine national forests, Blossom Creek Memory Care Community offers a specialized program of care designed to meet each resident's unique needs. We know how important it is to provide a stable, therapeutic environment...

Blossom Valley

1701 Orchard Street, Wenatchee, WA 98801

4.7
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Everything You Need to Feel at Home Whether you're active and on the go or need some help with activities of daily life, Blossom Valley gives you the means to live life fully. For those seeking choice and independence, you'll find a variety of creative, engaging and stimulating programs and...

Chandler House

701 N. 39th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902

4.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Chandler House Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Care, located just off 40th Avenue near the Yakima River in Yakima, WA, provides superb care for residents who face the daily challenges of Alzheimer's and Dementia. For over fifteen years, Chandler House Alzheimer's and Related Dementia Care has...

Kadie Glen Assisted Living

451 N Baker Avenue, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

3.8
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Kadei Glen Assisted Living is in the family business. The reason we exist is to care for family members who need some assistance. Loved ones from so many different areas come to live with us, and over time we all become one big happy family.

Prestige Senior Living at Colonial Vista

601 Okanogan Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Colonial Vista Retirement Community has beautiful grounds and breathtaking views and is known for its caring staff and experience in senior living. They are the recipients of the 2010 WBJ Readers Choice Award for “Best Assisted Living”. Located in Wenatchee, just minutes from medical, shopping,...

Avamere at Wenatchee

1550 Cherry St, Wenatchee, WA 98801

4.1
(36 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Wenatchee, Washington, Avamere at Wenatchee is close to area hospitals, shopping and services. Our beautifully designed community has been serving the seniors of Chelan County since 2004. Our gracious, home-like environment has an experienced staff. They make Avamere at Wenatchee a...

Avamere at Englewood Heights

3710 Kern Rd, Yakima, WA 98902

4.2
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Avamere at Yakima offers memory care and assisted living services to seniors in the Yakima Valley area of central Washington. Our campus enjoys a quiet location with wonderful valley views, while still being near exciting attractions. Our residents enjoy day trips through the Columbia Gorge,...

Prestige Senior Living at East Wenatchee

589 Highline Dr, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Ellensburg, Washington

Nursing Homes

A nursing home offers room and board to two or more seniors who have no familial relation to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide care for seniors who are unable to adequately take care of themselves due to the effects of aging.

This type of facility is a helpful and easy care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually individuals 55 and above (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), nursing and related services, pharmaceutical services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to be treated with respect, be free from discrimination, get proper privacy, property, and living arrangements, and get proper medical care. Many residents of nursing homes might have behavioral troubles, which can consist of a tendency to wander, verbal outbursts, or resisting care. A large number of inhabitants tend to be single women who have smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. The most common mental issue experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, memory function, and decision making capacities.

Cost of Living

The cost of care for a community is influenced by the city in which it is located. The rent burden for Ellensburg is around 21.9% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Ellensburg is $1,281 and the median price for a house for Ellensburg is around $216,073.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 18.8% have a high-school diploma, 41.4% have a college degree, and 14.5% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Ellensburg is 0.3% Native American, 2.9% Asian, 84.0% white, 11.2% Hispanic, 5.3% other or not specified, 0.5% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 2.1% black, and 5.0% mixed race. Out of the total city population, 51.5% are female and 48.5% are male. The median age of Ellensburg is 24 years old. Ellensburg has a population density of 1,022 people per square mile. Out of the total population of Ellensburg, 3.2% are widowed, 11.5% have some form of disability, 34.1% live in poverty, and 10.4% do not have health insurance. In Ellensburg, 6.6% of the people are veterans of the United States military.

State Information

An overview of Washington

There are 104 hospitals and 216 health centers that service a population of 7,647,384. The three highest ranked hospitals in Washington are Providence St Mary Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, and Multicare Valley Hospital. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Washington citizen is ranked 1st nation-wide. Additionally, Washington is ranked 4th by standards of healthcare. In terms of resources, Washington has a cost of living index of 109.5, a grocery index rating of 107.8, and a housing index rating of 117.8. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. The natural beauty of Washington is ranked 14th in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Washington ranks 19th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 37% of Washington residents voted Republican and 53% voted Democrat. In terms of religion, 30% of Washington residents attend religious services among the 6,114 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-25%, Mainline Protestant-13%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Washington there are 291 masonic lodges. In Washington, 28% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38.

State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 35F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 14F during the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 65F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 92F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 40F in the month of June. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Washington is around 3.15 inches. The most precipitation occurs in November with an average of 18.94 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 71%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 88%. The average air quality index rating in Washington is 32.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of August with a rating of 77.2 AQI. While residents of Washington mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Washington can include earthquakes (moderate), earthquakes (high), and floods.

Wildlife to be found in Washington

The state of Washington has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of nootka rose, quaking aspen, buckthorn, and pacific yew. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the shrew-mole, the chestnut-backed chickadee, the snowshoe hare, or the coho (silver) salmon. The state animal of Washington is the olympic marmot.

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Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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