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Senior housing types near Seattle, WA

  • Murano Senior Living

    Murano Senior Living

    620 Terry Ave, Seattle, WA 98104
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    Specialized Care: Our community offers Enhanced Assisted Living in our Pearl program. We can help with rehabilitation and are trained in Parkinson's Disease Care. Our Opal program is for those needing a safe memory care environment. We focus on socialization and natural therapies to give our...

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  • Merrill Gardens at First Hill

    Merrill Gardens at First Hill

    1421 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
    (21)
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    Merrill Gardens at 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 located. ...

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  • Aegis on Madison

    Aegis on Madison

    2200 E Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98112
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    Our Aegis on Madison property includes some unique features that rival some of the nicest hotels and condominiums in Seattle. Every feature has been carefully designed with the safety and joy of our residents in mind. This is your home, but you may feel like every day you are on vacation. On Top of...

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  • Aegis Living of Queen Anne on Galer

    Aegis Living of Queen Anne on Galer

    223 West Galer Street, Seattle, WA 98199
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    This assisted living and memory care residence offers urban style living for seniors. Residents can walk to Kerry Park, with breathtaking city, mountain and Puget Sound views, and enjoy shopping, restaurants and the arts. Aegis of Queen Anne on Galer offers a choice of one bedroom or studio...

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  • Queen Anne Manor

    Queen Anne Manor

    100 Crockett St, Seattle, WA 98109
    (24)
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    Welcome to Queen Anne Manor Senior Living, one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in the Queen Anne neighborhood. You’ll find Queen Anne Manor located in the upscale upper Queen Anne neighborhood 1 block from Queen Anne Drive with convenient shopping and dining. VIBRANT LIFE Queen Anne...

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  • Aegis of Queen Anne at Rodgers Park

    Aegis of Queen Anne at Rodgers Park

    2900 3rd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119
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    A Victorian design complete with a lovely wraparound veranda and clock tower that overlooks Rodgers Park. Vintage charm continues when you step inside the door, from the grand winding staircase to The Boardwalk - complete with the Lotus Flower Yoga Studio, Grand Palace Theater, salt water pool,...

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  • Aegis of West Seattle

    Aegis of West Seattle

    4700 SW Admiral Way, Seattle, WA 98116
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    A Beautiful Place to Live West-Seattle-thumbnail-300x203Nestled near the Admiral District in vibrant West Seattle, our new Capri-style assisted living community is inspired by the sun-drenched Mediterranean. Here, residents will enjoy some of the most breathtaking views of downtown Seattle and the...

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  • Quail Park Memory Care Residences of West Seattle

    Quail Park Memory Care Residences of West Seattle

    4515 41st Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98116
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    If your loved one has been diagnosed with Dementia or another form of memory loss such as Alzheimer's, we offer specialized support and activities designed specifically for their diagnosis. Our professional team is trained to ensure your loved one is safely and securely cared for. They are deeply...

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  • Merrill Gardens at Ballard

    Merrill Gardens at Ballard

    2418 NW 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107
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    We offer senior living in the heart of one of Seattle's most popular neighborhoods, close to the downtown core. Enjoy being part of the historic Ballard neighborhood close to shopping, dining and entertainment. This community is modern yet intimate with a ton of amenities including a theater,...

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  • Evergreen Park AFH - Greenlake

    Evergreen Park AFH - Greenlake

    7520 E Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98103
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    Evergreen Park at Green Lake is wonderful residential facility located in Seattle, Washington. Our facility accommodates a capacity of 6. We have four private bedrooms, and one shared bedroom. We also have three private bathrooms and three shared bathrooms. Our rooms are internet, phone, and cable...

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  • Aegis at Ravenna

    Aegis at Ravenna

    8511 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115
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    Aegis at Ravenna redefines assisted living as you know it. Located in the peaceful neighborhood of Maple Leaf, our newest community will meet your every need with the finest amenities, professional staff, enriching activities, and irresistible cuisine. Inspired by the Italian city of Ravenna, our...

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  • Emerald City Senior Living

    Emerald City Senior Living

    9001 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
    (29)
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    From our intimate dining room to our cozy fireplace and 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 of 2017, and we are so proud of our gorgeous community!

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  • Verdant Grove

    Verdant Grove

    9644 54th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118
    (6)
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    Verdant Grove Adult Family Home specializes in the quality care of the elderly, mental health, developmental disabilities, and dementia. Licensed and well-trained 24-hour licensed staff assist residents to lead a fulfilling life in a warm, cozy home near all the city amenities. Verdant Grove offers...

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  • Evergreen Senior Care

    Evergreen Senior Care

    11605 4th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98146
    (2)
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    Evergreen Senior Care is a residential care home situated in Seattle, Washington, King County. Seattle is the largest city in Washington State as well as the Pacific Northwest region, and is completely surrounded by water, as an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington. It is known as Rain...

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  • Prime Choice AFH, LLC

    Prime Choice AFH, LLC

    2723-C NE 110th St, Seattle, WA 98125
    (5)
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    Located in NE Seattle with over 20 years experience our community is a unique care setting for your loved one. They will stay engaged in life feel safe, secure, loved, and living with dignity. Trained specialists in Dementia and Mental Health. Experienced with MS, diabetes, Parkinson's, brain injury...

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  • Sunrise of Northgate

    Sunrise of Northgate

    11039 17th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
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    North Seattle community offering Memory Care in a purpose built, secure community. Diverse range of gracious amenities, events and activities to enrich mind, body and spirit Charming community with beautifully landscaped courtyard in a quiet, leafy neighborhood close to parks and green spaces Nearby...

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  • A Sand Point Senior Care

    A Sand Point Senior Care

    11314 Sandpoint Way, Seattle, WA 98125
    (3)
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    Owners:  Thomas Kellough (Occupational Therapy Practitioner) and Marisol Kellough (Certified Nursing Assistant)

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  • Happy Family AFH

    12701 Palatine Ave N, Seattle, WA 98133
    (6)
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    Is your loved one in need of more care than you can provide at home? Happy Family has three private, fully-licensed adult family homes in the Seattle area. We specialize in assisted living services for the elderly and individuals living with Alzheimer's, dementia and medical/mental health needs....

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  • Sweet Home Quality Care

    Sweet Home Quality Care

    11122 Oakwood Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98178
    (1)
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    Sweet Home Quality Care Adult Family Home is privately owned and operated by a Registered Nurse with 30+ years of experience in the medical field. Sweet Home also has Certified Nurses Assistance that is compassionate, well trained, friendly and caring staff who are competent and knowledgeable with...

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  • Victoria 1 Adult Family Home

    Victoria 1 Adult Family Home

    13321 31st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125
    (1)
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    Our goal at Victoria AFH is to provide a healthy environment for individuals choosing an alternative to nursing homes or assisting living. We are proud to be able to provide excellent care , a commitment crucial to your loved one. It is essential to us to help you feel at home and that you have a...

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  • Valley Care Adult Family Home

    Valley Care Adult Family Home

    8213 S. 116th Street, Seattle, WA 98178
    (2)
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    Nestled in a quiet street in South Seattle, King County, Valley Care provides a warm and loving home for senior adults who need daily living assistance. Our friendly, professional caregivers and nurses are dedicated to meeting each resident's individual needs and providing a clean, safe and positive...

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  • Anderson Loving Care AFH, LLC

    Anderson Loving Care AFH, LLC

    12621 84th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178
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    I have been in the business since 2009. I started taking care of seniors since 1981 as a certified nursing assisstance. My staff members are all experienced senior care givers. My partner, who is my resident manager is a Registered Nurse,who is at home most of the time, when I'm not there, (the...

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  • The Home in Magnolia II

    2424 24th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199
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    Located in Seattle, Washington, The Home in Magnolia II is a residential care home dedicated to serving seniors in King County and surrounding areas. Seattle has a strong musical history, as it was the starting point of many of music's greats, including Ray Charles and Quincy Jones. If you love big...

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  • Pat & Mileta's AFH

    5608 SW Hanford St, Seattle, WA 98116
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    Pat & Mileta's AFH is located in Seattle, WA in King County. Our residential care home provides the comfort that you are seeking on a regular basis in an area that offers much to do and see. Those who spend time in Seattle enjoy all of the attractions that the city has to offer. Residents and guests...

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  • Magnolia Domicile

    3410 35th Ave W, Seattle, WA 98199
    (6)
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    Magnolia Domicile is a senior care home located in the world class city of Seattle, WA. As the largest city in Washington state, the seat of King County, and a major worldwide seaport, Seattle offers an excellent quality of life. Seafood lovers will be thrilled with the abundance and variety of...

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  • Rose Provence AFH

    9218 3rd Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106
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    Rose Provence AFH is a senior care home in Seattle, Washington, which is located in King County. Seattle is known as one of the rainiest cities in the United States, especially during the month of November, as well as into December and January. Due to its latitudinal location in the North West,...

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  • The Right Place Homes, LLC

    9346 Forest Ct. SW, Seattle, WA 98136
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    The Right Place, The Right Time Inc. is a well-established retirement community designed for senior citizens who desire paramount nursing care. Our goals include respecting the dignity of each individual, providing compassionate services, and encouraging the preferred lifestyle of every resident....

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  • Langland House

    9619 15th Avenue Northwest, Seattle, WA 98117
    (2)
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    Here at the Langland House, we provide your loved one with great services and amenities. Located in Seattle, WA, the Langland House is a fantastic place to stay as you can take walks on the beach whenever you want. We offer 24 hour care for your loved one, so you can have peace of mind that they are...

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  • Crystal Care Family Home

    8509 S 121st St., Seattle, WA 98178
    (1)
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    Crystal Care Family Home is a home healthcare service provider. It is a smaller-sized residence that specializes in giving patients care and dedicated service. It provides a variety of different services, primarily for elderly patients. We are proud to treat Alzheimer's, dementia, and a variety of...

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  • Rabeth Adult Family Home

    12635 84th Ave South, Seattle, WA 98178
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    Rabeth Adult Family Home is a residential care home for seniors that is located in the lovely and interesting city of Seattle, Washington which is in King County. Seattle is a unique city with many sites and attractions. Pike Place Market allows residents to get the best fresh fish around as well as...

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  • The Kenney

    7125 Fauntleroy Way SW, Seattle, WA 98136
    (2)
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  • West Seattle Adult Family Home

    8815 14th Ave S.W., Seattle, WA 98106
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  • Aegis of Mercer Island

    Aegis of Mercer Island

    7445 SE 24th St, Mercer Island, WA 98040
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    Aegis Living is honored to be warmly welcomed into the Mercer Island community. Whether enjoying the breathtaking mountain and Lake Washington views or visiting Luther Burbank Park, the island is a wonderful place to call home. To seamlessly blend with our natural surroundings, our design was...

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  • Sunrise of Mercer Island

    Sunrise of Mercer Island

    2959 76th Avenue Southeast, Mercer Island, WA 98040
    (9)
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    In elegant, residential environments, we deliver the finest in senior care, and are recognized internationally for both quality and innovation. Guided by our Principles of Service, Sunrise affords families peace-of-mind by providing today's seniors with a range of personalized assisted living...

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  • Aegis of Bellevue at Overlake (Opening Summer 2020)

    Aegis of Bellevue at Overlake (Opening Summer 2020)

    1835 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
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    Offering 87 stylishly designed assisted living apartments for seniors and 31 memory care apartments for your family member needing specially trained dementia care. Aegis of Bellevue at Overlake residents can enjoy city and mountain views from the top floor sky lounge showing the convenience to...

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  • Aegis of Bellevue

    Aegis of Bellevue

    148 102nd Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98004
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    Enjoy a cup of coffee with friends at our Bistro, share a book next to the fireplace in our cozy library, exercise in our full service fitness center or enjoy a movie in our private theater. Activities programming is the heart our community at Aegis of Bellevue. Our philosophy is to personally...

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  • The Gardens at Town Square

    The Gardens at Town Square

    933 111th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue, WA 98004
    (13)
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    Welcome to The Gardens at Town Square, an Era Living community. The Gardens offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. Located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, The Gardens is just steps from...

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  • AssureCare Adult Home

    AssureCare Adult Home

    12963 Bel Red Road, Bellevue, WA 98005
    (1)
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    Abundant Life AFH Bellevue is located in Bellevue, WA in King County. This residential care home gives you peace of mind each day in a location that is filled with things to do and see. Those who spend time in Bellevue enjoy checking out the Bellevue Botanical Gardens. Residents and guests of the...

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  • Evergreen Elderly Care III

    Evergreen Elderly Care III

    6641 116 Avenue SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
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    Beginning with a passion to care for elderly women in her church, Vio came to the United States from Romania in 1978 after caring for many struggling friends and family in oppressed Communist Eastern Europe. Evergreen Elderly Care homes provide a quality alternative to an institutional setting for...

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  • Viktoria AFH

    Viktoria AFH

    6529 117th PL SE, Bellevue, WA 98006
    (4)
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    We are a loving Adult Family Home,located in Bellevue ,WA area.We have been providing loving care for over 11 years. We strive to make our residents feel at home and to maintain a level of independence. We are located in a lovely and peaceful cul-de-sac that is perfect for strolls and walks around....

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  • NC Adult Family Home

    NC Adult Family Home

    13726 SE 23rd Ln, Bellevue, WA 98005
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    NC AFH is not an institution....it is a home of loving care and refined living for your dear ones who deserve the best. Our goals are to keep residents healthy and happy and help them to remain as independent for as long as possible. NC AFH is owned and managed by husband and wife team who have...

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  • Patriots Glen Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Patriots Glen Assisted Living & Memory Care

    1640 148th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98007
    (14)
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    Patriot's Glen, located in the Lake Hills neighborhood in south east Bellevue, is a comfortable, home-like community which offers creative and engaging life enrichment opportunities while providing exceptional care and support for each of our residents. Residents can choose from a variety of studio...

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  • Everlasting Comfort Adult Family Home

    Everlasting Comfort Adult Family Home

    14811 NE 11th Pl, Bellevue, WA 98007
    (7)
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    Everlasting Comfort AFH provides complete care at a more affordable cost than a Retirement Home or Assisted Living Facility and is by far a better option than a Nursing Home! We offer quality care for seniors, in an intimate family environment. Located in Bellevue, close to Overlake Hospital and...

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  • Aegis Gardens Newcastle

    13056 SE 76th St, Newcastle, WA 98056
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    Aegis Gardens is a distinctive assisted living community designed to celebrate Asian culture daily, through cuisine, decor, activities, family events, and music, focused on a strong sense of tradition. Our bilingual care staff and nurses provide exceptional care for our residents, including those...

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  • Mariana's AFH Inc.

    Mariana's AFH Inc.

    8952-121st Ave SE, Newcastle, WA 98056
    (2)
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    Mariana's AFH Inc. is a residential care home located in the stunning Newcastle City, Washington, located in King County. Our community lies in a geographical set-up that captures the beauty of nature at its best. The tall trees around the home offer a cool breeze that provides a homely feeling. Our...

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  • Sunrise of Redmond

    Sunrise of Redmond

    15241 NE 20th St, Bellevue, WA 98007
    (18)
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    At Sunrise of Redmond, our exceptional staff, engaging activities, and active social life make our residents happy to call our community home. Our lovely community is an assisted living and memory care community located just across Lake Washington from Seattle. We’re close enough to the city to...

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  • Overlake Terrace

    Overlake Terrace

    2956 152nd Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052
    (29)
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    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 community...

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  • Summerset Senior Living AFH

    Summerset Senior Living AFH

    4150 154th Avenue Southeast, Bellevue, WA 98006
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    Me and my wife have 9 years of experience all together and have worked with elderly people, providing care, support mentally, emotionally and physically while helping them maintain the highest possible quality of life.

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  • Aegis at Callahan House

    Aegis at Callahan House

    15100 1st Avenue NE, Shoreline, WA 98155
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    Memory Care Comfort in North Seattle Suburb Designed specifically for our residents with memory loss from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia, Aegis at Callahan House is reminiscent of a cozy, family home in a park-like setting. Campus setting for all care needs. We're located adjacent to Aegis...

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  • Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

    Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

    15750 NE 15th St, Bellevue, WA 98008
    (14)
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    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 deserving...

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Nursing Homes in Seattle, WA

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

The median monthly cost for a private room in a Seattle nursing home is about $12,745, and the median monthly cost of a private room in a nursing home in the state of Washington is around $9,931, according to Genworth.

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

Cost of Living in Seattle

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:

  • The University of Washington Medical Center Montlake
  • Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center
  • Swedish First Hill Campus

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%

Religious Denominations

Nonbelievers, agnostic, or atheist Judaism Eastern religion Islam Catholicism Church of Jesus Christ Other Christian faith
61.3% 0.8% 1.5% 0.7% 15.5% 3.1% 7.4%

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.

Arts, Cultures, 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.

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