The Lakeshore


11448 Rainier Avenue S , Seattle, WA 98178

(855) 840-7257

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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 areas and common rooms, all furnished tastefully. The garden club was going on when I was there It looked like everyone was having a lot of fun, not just the residents but the instructor to. The staff members were all very busy but also were very friendly. They have a calendar posted on the wall with a list of daily activities including physical fitness activities, weekly scenic rides, and weekly fun outings. The meals at Lakeshore offer residents several dining choices including a sugar-free or no-sugar-added option. There are also always one or two entrées that are prepared with reduced sodium, fat, and cholesterol. While the large number of entrées to choose from is certainly nice, I have ate lunch at Lakeshore and the soup and sandwich was very good. They offer adequate group transportation is provided, but personal transportation is not offered. Pets are welcome my resident has a cat and this is so important for him as he lost his wife. Residents can choose from studio and one- and two-bedroom apartment units my guys is very nice and the perfect size for him and his cat. The cost at Lakeshore is comparable to others in the area. The rooms have emergency call systems, and kitchenettes. They provide housekeeping, laundry, and linen services weekly. Scheduled group transportation is provided weekly for grocery shopping Guest meals are charged depending on what the guest orders from the menu not too pricey and worth being able to come eat and visit. The personal care services offered include assistance with showering, bathing, dressing, mobility, transferring, eating, continence management, and medication management. Resident’s specific care needs are assessed in 30 day increments. The activities are exceptional the health and personal care services are very basic though, I would like to see more for my resident in this area

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This community has a high level of care if needed, you are always welcomed with open arms, which makes you feel right at home. The staff are pleasant and kind, the community is clean and the grounds are well kept. If you are in the market then you need to visit this community for yourself.

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Amenities at The Lakeshore

Property Info

Emergency Services: Less than 1 Mile

Shopping: Less than 1 Mile

Recreation: Less than 1 Mile

Minimum Age: 62

Resident Capacity: 158

State License #: 1052

Enforcement Letters: Check

Private Units

Studio Apartments

1-Bedroom Units

2-Bedroom Units


Full Kitchen

Emergency Call System

24-Hour Staffing

Employee Background Checks

Fitness Room/Gym

Bistro & Private Dining Room

Fireplace & Formal Living Room

Arts and Crafts Center



Full-Time Activity Director

Social Events

Trips & Outings

Spiritual Activities

Exercise Classes

Live, On-site Entertainment

Educational Opportunities

Art Galas, Movies

Thai Chi, Book Club, Bridge

UW Medicine/ UW Nursing Lectures and Presentations

Discussion and Support Groups


Outside Patio/Gardens

Computer/Internet Access

Cable/Satellite TV

Pet Policy: Pets allowed after assessment


Rose Garden

Private Dining Room

Special Meals Available: Ask for details


Nurse Availability: On-Call 24/7

Medication Management

Diabetes Care

Transportation to Appointments

Other Transportation Provided

Guest Meals

Private Laundry

Room Service


Salon & Spa

Concierge Service

Maintenance Service

Description of The Lakeshore


Welcome to The Lakeshore, an Era Living community. The Lakeshore offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional independent living and assisted living care.

The Lakeshore is located on the southern shore of Lake Washington with beautiful panoramic views. It has 156 apartments ranging from studios to two-bedroom suites.

Residents of The Lakeshore experience a maintenance-free lifestyle, including a full service restaurant with chef-prepared selections, on-site Wellness Center staffed by a Registered Nurse, weekly housekeeping and linen services, scheduled transportation and professionally maintained common areas and gardens.

Residents enjoy choosing from nearly 200 Life Enrichment events each month, including regular outings to the symphony and other cultural events, a variety of fitness and health classes, lectures, garden parties, chef demos, wine and jazz concerts, professionally curated art galas, and much more. Residents find that there are endless opportunities to pursue their passions, mingle with good friends or simply sit back and enjoy the ambiance.

*Rates are subject to change; care fees are not included in the monthly rate.

What makes us special

Era Living, a respected and recognized leader in retirement living throughout the Puget Sound, is a private, Seattle-based company founded by Eli and Rebecca Almo. Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment, providing exceptional healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities. Era Living's Wellness and Active Aging Programs are developed in collaboration with the University of Washington School of Nursing - one of the nation's top-rated nursing schools. It's this type of innovative and vibrant approach to senior living that makes Era Living communities so desirable.