Olympia Independent Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Olympia Independent Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Independent Living in Olympia for a single-occupancy apartment is $1,916/month (SeniorHomes.com - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Olympia Independent Living Communities

Community Starting Price
Capital Place $1,999/month
The Firs $1,700/month

Cost of Nearby Independent Living Communities

Community City Starting Price
Park Vista by Bonaventure Port Orchard $3,290/month
The Village Senior Living Tacoma $2,395/month
The Lodge at Mallard's Landing Gig Harbor $2,800/month
Peninsula Gig Harbor $1,924/month
Point Defiance Village Tacoma $1,924/month
Gibson Gardens Tacoma $1,445/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Reviews of Olympia Independent Living Communities

Capital Place

Review by Local Professional


Capital Place gets mixed reviews for me: As an independent living facility, it is an excellent option. There are plenty of activities that encourage socialization, the apartments have a nice sized kitchen, and it is in a great location. As an assisted living facility, I would give this facility an average rating...

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Capital Place

Review by Angie


We visited Capital Place. The person who was working with us was very friendly and very thorough. It was under construction though. The rooms that she showed us were clean and nice. They showed us one that was occupied and furnished and one that was not occupied and empty...

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The Firs

Review by Local Professional


When it comes to retirement communities for active seniors, it really can’t get much better than the Firs. While this is an independent retirement community, residents can lighten their load with housekeeping, laundry services, and access to transportation to local stores and attractions...

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Brookdale Olympia East

Review by Local Professional


This is a solid community for seniors with a moderate retirement budget. The community is best suited for seniors who require only minimal daily assistance, and are looking for an option that is safer than living solo. The community is clean, but could use some TLC...

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Map of Olympia Independent Living Facilities

Information About Independent Living Facility in Olympia

Whether you love the mountains or prefer spending a day at the beach, Olympia gives you easy access to both. With 40 public parks, pleasant summers, and mild winters, engaging in a variety of outdoor activities in Olympia comes naturally to visitors and residents alike. Although a 1949 earthquake destroyed much of the historic downtown district, the area was quickly yet carefully rebuilt. Olympia, WA Today, downtown Olympia displays an interesting and eclectic mix of historic, mid-century, and contemporary architectural styles. The downtown area also has several fine dining options and plenty of world-class shopping opportunities.

Organizations Serving Seniors in Olympia

Older adults who enjoy independent living in Olympia have access to the programs and services offered by the Senior Services for South Sound (SSSS). Although there is a membership fee to join, there is financial assistance available for seniors who cannot afford to pay the full amount. Members can enroll in a number of higher education classes, join wellness and exercise programs, try acupuncture or reflexology services, and much more. There are regularly scheduled free blood pressure checks and hearing aid cleaning and minor repairs.

Olympia Senior-Friendly Activities

At the southern end of the Puget Sound lies the rich and diverse Nisqually River Delta, where the saltwater of the Puget Sound meets with the freshwater of the Nisqually River. The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge protects the delta and supports the fish and wildlife habitats that are found there. It is a place of uncommon beauty where Olympia independent living residents can go to enjoy a peaceful, unhurried communing with nature. Nisqually trails are wide and flat and easy to access. Well-maintained boardwalks provide the ideal location to observe the inhabitants of the different aquatic environments.

Olympia Medical Facilities

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 369-bed general medical and surgical hospital continuing the mission of compassionate patient care that was begun by the Sisters of Providence more than 155 years ago. It is also categorized by the Magnet Recognition Program as a ‘Magnet’ facility, a recognition given for excellence in nursing care. Only two other hospitals in Washington State have been given this rare honor. The Regional Heart Center of Providence St. Peter Hospital has the most comprehensive heart program in the region. Its skilled and highly trained cardiovascular experts offer state-of-the-art, minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedures. The orthopedic team performs more than 2,500 orthopedic surgeries each year including hand and wrist surgery, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. Seniors enjoying independent living in Olympia are fortunate to have easy access to the excellent medical and healthcare facilities provided by Providence St. Peter Hospital.

Senior-Friendly Transportation in Olympia

SSSS provides transportation for older adults for medical appointments and other essential errands. Chauffeur services are provided by caring and helpful volunteers and funded by private contributions. Ample advance notice is requested so that a greater number of older adults needing the service may be assisted. Olympia has mountains, beaches, beautiful weather, and world-class medical facilities – truly a location that has it all. For more information on senior living options in Olympia, see our options for Olympia independent living. Back to Top