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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Yakima 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 Yakima, 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 Yakima or another care type is right for you. Browse 9 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Yakima.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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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...

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...

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...

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,...

Sun Terrace Prosser

2131 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350

4.0
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Sun Terrace Prosser'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...

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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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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Yakima, WA

Welcome to Yakima! This small city is located in the heart of the Yakima Valley, a region known for having some of the most fertile farmland in the entire Pacific Northwest. Yakima is home to many of the state’s wineries and some of the highest-producing apple orchards in the world.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Yakima 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.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Yakima, WA

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $9,900 in Yakima and $10,950 in the state of Washington, according to Genworth.

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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Yakima are rated 4 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are fairly equivalent to the national average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Groceries Clothing
96 111 90 85 100 95

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64 Median Income Age 65+ Median Household Income Average Individual Income Median Employee Salary Average Property Tax One-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate
$49,398 per year $34,996 per year $41,497 per year $20,848 per year $42,490 per year $2,111 per year $628 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Yakima include:

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 220+
  • Specialties: emergency services, home care, hospice care, diagnostic imaging

Astria Toppenish Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 25+
  • Specialties: emergency services, Level IV trauma care, intensive care unit

Weather and Climate

Yakima has a warm-summer Mediterranean type of climate. This means that the city experiences a temperate climate with warm, dry summers and cool, rainy winters. On average, the humidity level in Yakima is roughly 71%. Humidity levels are often highest during the month of December at about 83%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
29°F 38°F 21°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
69°F 87°F 51°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 98

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 8.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median Age Percent of Population Over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
35.1 15.0% 96,165 3,410.1 per square mile 2.7

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
1.9% 1.3% 2.0% 45.7% 0.2% 3.8% 47.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Vancouver: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 72/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Yakima County

Democratic Republican Other
45.1% 52.8% 2.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Yakima is a small city in Washington located in the heart of the fertile Yakima Valley. The region is well-known for its wineries, as well as its apple orchards, which are some of the highest-producing apple orchards in the world. Those interested in learning more about the agricultural history of Yakima should visit the Yakima Valley Museum, which features exhibits on local area history.

Yakima is a city filled brimming with culture, and some of the best times to experience what the city has to offer are during the local festivals. The largest festival held in Yakima is the Central Washington State Fair, held at State Fair Park each year in late September. Other popular festivals include Yakima Folklife Festival, Fresh Hop Ale Festival, and A Case of the Blues and All That Jazz music festival. Fans of the performing arts should visit downtown Yakima’s historic Capitol Theatre, the Seasons Performance Hall, and the Allied Arts Center, all of which put on numerous theatrical and musical performances throughout the year.

Transportation

Public transportation in Yakima is provided by the city-owned Yakima Transit, which services the greater Yakima county. Yakima Transit offers reduced fares to seniors 62 years of age and above, and persons with disabilities. Air travel is available from the Yakima Air Terminal, with daily flights to and from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

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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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Washington

Meadows Place, Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg and Blossom Place are the top rated nursing homes near Yakima, Washington. See full list of communities.

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