Offering spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments, Sagebrook Senior Living at Ballard offers independent and assisted living in the heart of a highly walkable, urban village with countless shops and restaurants.
Featuring 126 apartments with modern and classical design elements, a lovely courtyard and amphitheater, Merrill Gardens at Burien offers a variety of amenities including concierge, transportation as well as support with activities of daily living.
We had a wonderful experience at Ida Culver Ravenna, where my father lived for 3 years. When he first moved in, he was living independently, and then needed more care and services as time went on. We were able to adjust the assisted living services to personally meet his needs. The staff and quality of care is...
The Lakeshore is a beautiful senior living facility off of Lake Washington. The grounds are well maintained, and there are benches where the residents can sit and enjoy the view. There is a lovely garden area for the residents my guy has a rose garden he cherishes. Inside the building, there are plenty of sitting...
The Ballard Landmark is located on a busy street with a shared parking area with a Health Club. The back of the building is on a lovely quiet street that on Sundays becomes part of a 3 block farmers market. The saltwater swimming pool area is heated and feels like a sauna so no cold shivers when you get out of the...
Let me start by saying Horizon House is a big place. There are two buildings 19 stories high and a smaller one. The location is great and the view from the Sky lounge is stunning. There are art pieces throughout the facility. It is definitely a vibrant community. With an endless amount of things to do, the saline...
Daystar Retirement Village is located in a great location in West Seattle, close to the Westwood Village shopping center and all the great things to do and see in and around the area. It could benefit to have more parking for visitors.
The grounds were well kept and the garden area is beautiful, I walked the walking...
Residents of assisted living in Seattle senior communities can take advantage of all the trappings of a thriving city: world-class shopping and dining, natural scenic beauty, exciting cultural events, all the while maintaining the intimacy of a close-knit community.
Seattle Recreation & Activities
Many assisted living facilities in Seattle are conveniently clustered around shopping and recreational facilities in any one of the many residential neighborhoods throughout the city. Here are a few of the more popular recreational activities that residents of assisted living in Seattle and their families can take advantage of:
Assisted living facilities in Seattle, north of the ship canal, are a short distance away from one of the most popular and scenic recreation centers in Seattle, Greenlake Park, which boasts ADA compliant pedestrian paths and a public theater. It is a great place to read a book, set up a fishing rod or people watch from a shaded bench.
During the winter months or to escape the rain, assisted living seniors can take a trip to Northgate Mall. When the weather turns nicer, University Village, an outdoor shopping center with retail, restaurants, and adjacent grocery and drugstores, is a another great option.
North Seattle senior living residents can also participate in activities at Senior activity centers in Ballard, Wallingford or Greenwood.
Seniors enjoying assisted living in Seattle who live downtown or in the First Hill neighborhood are located a short distance from the Downtown retail corridor which houses most major retailers, Seattle’s theater district, world-renowned restaurants and two major cinemas: AMC Pacific Place 11 and Regal Meridian 16.
Assisted living facilities in the Capitol Hill neighborhood are a short distance from an assortment of cultural, recreational and dining activities. A stroll along Broadway, the main commercial thoroughfare, offers an array of local eateries and entertainment such as the Harvard Exit and Egyptian theaters located at either end of boulevard.
West Seattle assisted living complexes boast convenient access to Alki Beach, which features a pedestrian friendly boardwalk and stunning views of Puget Sound. The West Seattle Junction retail district is packed with restaurants and specialty stores along Main Street, great for window shopping or grabbing a cup of coffee. Residents can also opt for a more conventional mall experience at the recently renovated Westwood Village shopping center.
South Seattle assisted living communities are clustered in the Rainier Beach, Columbia City and Beacon Hill neighborhoods. Residents enjoy easy access to some of Lake Washington’s most pristine views, especially form Seward Park, a 277-acre peninsula at the southeast edge of Seattle. There are great activities to be found at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center.
Seattle Medical Facilities
Seattle has become a biomedical research hub, and attracts some of the greatest doctors and healthcare providers in the country. Residents of assisted living in Seattle facilities can get preventative and emergency care at a variety of high-quality, local hospitals and medical centers:
North Seattle is home to the University of Washington Medical Center, a nationally-recognized, state-of-the-art medical research facility. It is the teaching and research hospital of the University of Washington
Central Seattle/Downtown/West Seattle
The following are all large, modern hospital centers that serve the entire Seattle community.
Many Seattle assisted living facilities employ their own fleet of handicap accessible shuttles for shopping, medical appointments and other activities. King County (which includes Seattle), provides the Senior Services Transportation Program, which is free to any King County resident 60 years or older, who are able to enter and exit vehicles with minimal assistance.
Seniors with limited mobility may be able to use for Seattle Metro’s Access transportation service or ADA Paratransit Program. The Access shuttles are specially equipped to handle wheelchairs and provide shared ride service along existing Seattle bus routes. Personal care attendants and service animals can accompany the senior for no additional charge.
The median cost of Assisted Living in Seattle for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.
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.