Seattle Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Seattle Assisted Living Facility Costs

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 of Seattle Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Merrill Gardens at First Hill $3,895/month
Queen Anne Manor $2,695/month
Daystar Retirement Village $2,495/month
Northgate Plaza $2,310/month
Merrill Gardens at the University $2,950/month
GenCare Seattle: Ballard Landmark $3,000/month
Maple Leaf Assisted Living & Memory Care $2,595/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Washington Oakes Everett $3,180/month
University House Issaquah Issaquah $3,100/month
Silver Creek by Bonaventure Puyallup $3,720/month
Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure Bonney Lake $2,830/month
Maple Ridge by Bonaventure Freeland $2,995/month
North Creek by Bonaventure Bothell $3,020/month
Sagebrook at Bellevue Bellevue $2,895/month
Weatherly Inn Tacoma Tacoma $3,580/month
Claremont Senior Living Bremerton $2,450/month
Madrona Park Federal Way $3,300/month
Pacifica Senior Living Lynnwood Lynnwood $3,125/month
Pacifica Senior Living Snohomish Snohomish $3,399/month
Harbour Pointe Senior Living Mukilteo $2,785/month
Farrington Court Kent $2,850/month
Overlake Terrace Redmond $3,295/month
The Meridian at Stone Creek Milton $2,800/month
Bridgeport Place Assisted Living University Place $3,850/month
Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows Auburn $3,050/month
Madrona House Bainbridge Island $4,200/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 Seattle Assisted Living Facilities

Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Review by Local Professional

Expert

This community is a high level care community that recently went through a change of management company's and a substantial remodel and updating of the apartments. They have a high level of nursing hours and can do two person transfers and other high care requirement for their residents...

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Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Not your typical Merrill Gardens community. This is a moderate to higher acuity assisted living building that specializes in catered care to meet the unique needs of their residents.

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Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Review by Betty

Consumer

My mother toured the home and was very impressed with the staff. She liked the location and how nice the home looks.

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Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Review by Local Professional

Expert

Great location in Seattle this Merrill Gardens community offers a moderate to higher acuity assisted living level of care. They have good food and dining anytime with a lot of choices to please everyone. They also offer a secured memory care and are priced competitively...

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Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Review by Stephen

Consumer

Merrill Gardens at First Hill didn?t look as robust as the other place we visited. The atmosphere felt a little bit depressing, but it was a good place. There were many active residents there. The staff seemed adequate and very good, but not quite as welcoming as in the other place we saw...

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Queen Anne Manor

Review by Dad's daughter

Consumer

For background purposes, my father is an 85 year old kind and gentle man with dementia. This review is specifically for Anna's Garden, the memory care community at Queen Anne Manor (QAM)...

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Map of Seattle Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Seattle

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 skyline

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:

North Seattle

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.

Central Seattle/Downtown

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. All these residents are a short distance from the Central Area Senior Center.

West Seattle

Seattle Assisted Living residentWest 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. Open to all is the Senior Center of West Seattle specifically geared for senior activities.

South Seattle

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

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.

Seattle Transportation

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. You can find assisted living in Seattle at our Seattle Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell. Back to Top