Tacoma Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Tacoma Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Tacoma for a single-occupancy apartment is $4,500/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Tacoma Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Kings Manor $2,897/month
The Village Senior Living $2,395/month
Merrill Gardens at Tacoma $2,600/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Merrill Gardens at First Hill Seattle $1,495/month
Sagebrook at Bellevue Bellevue $2,895/month
Sunrise of Mercer Island Mercer Island $5,090/month
The Sequoia Assisted Living Community Olympia $2,995/month
The Weatherly Inn Kent $4,830/month
Sunrise of Bellevue Bellevue $4,340/month
Claremont Senior Living Bremerton $2,450/month
Island House Mercer Island $3,250/month
Northgate Plaza Seattle $2,310/month
The Lodge at Mallard's Landing Gig Harbor $2,800/month
Madrona Park Federal Way $2,150/month
Farrington Court Kent $2,700/month
The Meridian at Stone Creek Milton $3,200/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 Tacoma Assisted Living Facilities

Life Manor Assisted Living Community

Review by anonymous, careing friend


Because not enough workers/caregivers per shift nd poor, poor, work environment. The place and residents are very friendly. Id just say very poor management and lack of team work being not nuff workers and bad attitudes from some not all, but some employees at LMAL.

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Life Manor Assisted Living Community

Review by D. French


Staff and services are done with warmth and smiles. Residents seem to enjoy and look out for each other. Staff will focus on residents' needs first. They are always polite and friendly.

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The Village Senior Living

Review by Esther


I have a friend at The Village Senior Living. She was there in her own room for several months after a hospital stay, and then she came home. I went there several times. The security was pretty tight getting in and getting out with the doors locking behind you. It was so secure...

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Weatherly Inn Tacoma

Review by Local Professional


One of the challenges with many senior facilities, is that many fail to provide multiple levels of care. While the Weatherly does not provide full-scale nursing care, seniors can move in while they are still independent—and stay within the facility as their health, mobility, or memory declines...

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Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

Review by Rich - son of resident


I moved mY Mother into Merrill Gardens in late 2013. The management of the facility and operations were very good until early 2014. the Director was replaced and ever since then the quality of service has taken a turn for the worse. There are many staff problems now and the service is not good.

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Map of Tacoma Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Tacoma

Neslted at the base of Mount Rainier, the city of Tacoma sits along the shores of Commencement Bay in south Puget Sound. Located 30 miles south of Seattle and 30 miles north of Olympia, Tacoma is the third largest city in the state of Washington with just under 200,000 citizens. Seniors who choose assisted living in Tacoma can take advantage of all this international port city has to offer, including a wealth of arts and cultural opportunities, affordable living and stunning natural views.

Tacoma Recreation

There is no shortage of recreational activities to keep assisted living residents occupied. For shopping excursions, many seniors head to Lakewood Towne Center which is home to several big-name retailers. Seniors can also catch a matinee at the Loews Lakewood Town Center movie theaters, located in the mall. For those who want to spend time in the great outdoors, Point Defiance Park is Tacoma's largest park with over 700 acres of natural beauty and scenic views. Residents of assisted living in Tacomacan explore the park and any one of its many attractions including Owen Beach, art in the park and a restaurant.

Tacoma Activities

All assisted living facilities offer their own programs and activities, but seniors may also take advantage of the offerings of two Tacoma-area seniors centers:the Beacon Activity Center and the Lighthouse Activity Center. Bothcenters offer a variety of educational classes on such topics as cooking, knitting and foreign languages. They also offer scheduled outings to various attractions around the city. These excursions could take seniors to any one of the many casinos in the Tacoma area including the Emerald Queen Casino. In addition to casino games, they also host live performances from prominent comedians, musicians and other performers.

Tacoma Assisted Living residentTacoma Medical Facilities

Seniors enjoying assisted living in Tacoma have access to some of the best medical care in the region. At St. Joseph Medical Center seniors receive quality medical care through the Franciscan Health System. St. Joseph offers specialized treatment in dialysis, cancer, spine and heart conditions. They also have a 24-hour emergency center for any unexpected medical emergencies. Tacoma residents are also served by Multicare, a non-profit healthcare organization which operates four hospitals in the Tacoma area: Allenmore Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children's Hospital and Tacoma General Hospital. Seniors have access to doctors in virtually every medical specialty to help them live full, healthy lives.

Tacoma Transportation

While many assisted living communities will provide their own transportation to residents, the city of Tacoma is serviced by the public transportation agency Pierce Transit. Buses serve Tacoma and other cities within Pierce County. Residents can also travel to areas outside of Tacoma using the regional Sound Transit double-decker buses or light rail trains that provide service to and from Seattle. For seniors with disabilities, Pierce Transit's Shuttle program can provide door-to-door service from a community of assisted living in Tacoma to anywhere within the city. The shuttles are oversized to accommodate wheelchairs and are available to those who meet conditions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Find Assisted Living in Tacoma

Offering spectacular waterfront views, diverse cultural amenities and a high quality of life, assisted living in Tacoma affords seniors one of the finest retirement living experiences in the Puget Sounds region. View a list of local senior housing communities on our Tacoma Assisted Living page. Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell. Back to Top