Information About Nursing Home in Seattle
Seattle, a sprawling city nestled between the Puget Sound and Lake Washington, is a peaceful, scenic place to receive skilled nursing home care. A Seattle nursing home
can provide your family member with compassionate, quality care against a picturesque backdrop. Some seniors need to find nursing homes
, which provide intensive medical care for serious, chronic conditions that are often debilitating. An important distinction to be aware of is that "assisted living
" is for loved ones who may only require moderate medical supervision and assistance with some daily activities. If that might be a better match for you, you can find more information on Seattle assisted living
communities on this website.
Seattle Medical Facilities
People living in a Seattle nursing home
have close access to some of the best medical facilities in the country. Here is a list of just a few of the local, leading hospitals: Swedish Medical Center
is a non-profit healthcare provider with several locations on First Hill, Cherry Hill and in Ballard. The hospital also stays on the leading-edge of medicine with facilities dedicated to the most advanced treatment of heart and vascular, neurological, orthopedic and cancer conditions.
The University of Washington (UW) Medical Center
employs some of the most prominent physicians in a diverse group of specialties, including emergency care. Doctors and researchers at the UW Medical Center help provide care by partnering with the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
, one of the leading facilities in the world for cancer research and care. Harborview Medical Center
has one of the region's top-ranked emergency care facilities. The hospital specializes in research of neurological and orthopedic conditions, and is a leader in adult mental health care.
Seattle Parks & Recreation
A Seattle nursing home
can offer your loved one the opportunity to receive high quality healthcare in a beautiful setting. Here is a sampling of just some of the beauty you can find in Seattle: Gas Works Park
in the Fremont neighborhood offers stunning waterfront views of downtown Seattle from across the ship canal. It's a great place for seniors and their loved ones to watch boats sail along the ship canal and Lake Union, people watch, or simply enjoy some fresh air and sun. The park has covered picnic areas, a small concessions area and ADA-compliant restrooms. Magnuson Park
sits along the shores of Lake Washington on the east side of the city in Seattle's Sandpoint neighborhood. The more than 350-acres of open space provide opportunities for bird watching, butterfly spotting and public sculptures along handicap-accessible paths. Magnolia bluff is home the city's largest reserve of public land, Discovery Park.
The park is ADA-compliant and offers spectacular views of Puget Sound and Shilshoe Bay, as well as both the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges. Residents of a Seattle nursing home
benefit from access to some of the best medical care in this lush, Pacific Northwest region. You can find nursing homes in Seattle on our Seattle Nursing Homes
page or assisted living on our Seattle Assisted Living
page. Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell.
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