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About 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.

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About Care Homes

Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.

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Veterans Resources

VA benefits for long-term care, such as Aid and Attendance benefits, can help eligible veterans and their surviving spouses pay for senior care.

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About Home Care

Home care relies on trained aides to provide companionship and non-medical care for seniors living at home.

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About 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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About 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.

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About Nursing Homes

Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Complete guide to nursing homes
About Senior Apartments

Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

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If you’re an active, independent older adult looking for senior housing in Seattle, senior citizen apartments in Seattle might be the right fit. Apartments for seniors typically don’t include personal care services, but may offer amenities, activities, and maintenance for a stress-free, social lifestyle.

A Place for Mom can help older adults navigate how to apply for senior housing in Seattle and consider their options. With 255 senior rentals in Seattle, WA, we can help you find the right apartment for your budget and lifestyle. Whether you’re looking for upscale Seattle 55-plus apartments or low-income senior apartments for rent in Seattle, A Place for Mom can simplify your search.

Senior Apartments Facilities in Seattle, WA

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Pacifica Senior Living Snohomish

1124 Pine Avenue, Snohomish, WA 98290

4.2
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pacifica Senior Living Snohomish is located just south of Ferguson Park and Blackmans Lake in Snohomish, Washington. Ferguson Park is a popular place for resident picnics and outings with family. Our community consists of six home-like cottages, which offer perfect opportunities for socializing...

Cascades of Bremerton

3201 Pine Rd NE, Bremerton, WA 98310

4.5
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Perched on the hillside, The Willows features magnificent Sound and mountain views, walking paths, gazebo, raised garden beds, trees, courtyard, and beautiful landscaping. All this and ample parking makes The Willows an ideal place to call homeCascades of Bremerton designed Independent living...

Weatherly Inn-Tacoma

6016 N Highlands Parkway, Tacoma, WA 98406

4.4
(35 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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 daily...

Gencare Lifestyle of Federal Way

31200 23rd Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003

3.6
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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Franklin Place

5713 Parker Rd., Sumner, WA 98390

4.3
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Franklin Place, our caring and devoted staff work to make each resident feel like family. We are located in beautiful Sumner, Washington, just a short light rail ride south of Seattle. We are very close to downtown Sumner and about four miles west of Lake Tapps. Sumner is a wonderful place to...

Peters Creek Retirement & Assisted Living

14431 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA 98052

4.4
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Peters Creek'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 need...

Liberty Place

155 West Lippert, Port Orchard, WA 98366

4.4
(28 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At Liberty Place, we provide thoughtful attention while giving residents the daily assistance they need. We are located in a quiet residential neighborhood near Sinclair Inlet in Port Orchard, Washington. We provides luxurious senior living in a small close knit community that is surrounded by...

The Lakeshore

11448 Rainier Ave South, Seattle, WA 98178

4.4
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to The Lakeshore, an Era Living community. The Lakeshore offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care. The Lakeshore is located on the southern shore of Lake Washington with beautiful panoramic...

Emerald City Senior Living

9001 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115

4.0
(32 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...

Truewood By Merrill, First Hill

1421 Minor Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

4.2
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Truewood by Merrill, 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...

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...

Silver Creek by Bonaventure

17607 91st Avenue East, Puyallup, WA 98375

3.8
(32 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

4.5
(26 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...

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...

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...

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...

Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

9515 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391

4.0
(26 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

3.6
(29 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 Stanwood

7212 265th Street Northwest, Stanwood, WA 98292

4.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

It's time to start enjoying the carefree lifestyle you deserve and at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Stanwood, Wash., each new day opens up a whole realm of possibilities. All you need to do is choose. From independent living and assisted living to memory care, the transition...

Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

15750 NE 15th St, Bellevue, WA 98008

4.3
(20 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...

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Cost of senior apartments in Seattle, WA

The average cost of senior living in Seattle is $1,644 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Tukwilla, WA with an average of $2,451 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

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What are senior apartments?

Senior apartments offer a no-frills housing option for active and independent seniors. Units are often designed with senior-friendly features for accessibility, such as elevators and wide doorways. In general, senior apartments don’t provide health care services or daily assistance. Many senior apartments include:

  • Utilities
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Security
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Services for seniors in Seattle, Washington

Financial assistance

Transportation

Health care

Senior activities

In Seattle, WA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

Financial assistance

In Seattle, WA, seniors have access to local offices and organizations that may help them obtain financial assistance for senior care, including:

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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 bus system, and Sound Transit, which oversees 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. A 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, as well as dense, walkable neighborhoods, allowing you to get anywhere in the city with ease.

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Health care

The city of Seattle offers excellent access to healthcare, ranging from emergency room services to highly trained specialists utilizing cutting-edge technology. The area has several top-rated hospitals, including the University of Washington Medical Center, Virginia Mason Hospital and Seattle Medical Center, and Swedish First Hill Campus.

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Senior activities

Seattle is a hub of culture and innovation that is excellent for seniors who enjoy metropolitan amenities and proximity to nature. Residents of Seattle have a wide array of options for leisure and entertainment with numerous big-city attractions available, including performance centers, museums, galleries, and diverse shopping and dining experiences. Seattle is also renowned for its proximity to nature as well as 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 Pike 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 have numerous vintage stores, boutiques, and trendy restaurants.

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Learn More About Senior Apartments in Seattle, WA

Senior apartments are communities geared exclusively toward residents 55+, and offer amenities similar to a typical apartment complex. These communities offer older adults an easier lifestyle by taking care of tasks such as yard work and household repairs, but they typically provide limited organized social events and few additional services compared to those offered by independent or assisted living communities.

Cost of Senior Apartments in Seattle, WA

The median monthly cost for senior apartments in Seattle is about $1,972 in the city proper and $1,110 within the metropolitan area. In the state of Washington, the median monthly cost for a senior apartment is around $2,570.

When it comes to senior apartments, Seattle, Washington offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

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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.

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