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There are 6 independent living communities in Olympia, WA and 4 independent living communities nearby. The average cost of independent living in Olympia, WA is $1,916 per month.
Perched on the southernmost tip of the great Puget Sound, Capital Place lets you explore the culture, history, entertainment and fine dining of Washington’s state capital.
At Affinity at Olympia, we redefine the life that seniors can expect at a 55+ community, where spacious surroundings, first-class amenities and active friends are just the start.
The median cost of independent living in Olympia for a single-occupancy apartment is $1,916/month (SeniorHomes.com - 2015). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.
|Revel Lacey - Lacey WA||Lacey||$2,900/month|
|Solstice Senior Living at Tacoma||Tacoma||$1,890/month|
Capital Place gets mixed reviews for me:As an independent living facility, it is an excellent option. There are plenty of activities that encourage socialization, the apartments have a nice sized kitchen, and it is in a great location.As an assisted living facility, I would give this facility an average rating. As ...Read more Capital Place reviews
We visited Capital Place. The person who was working with us was very friendly and very thorough. It was under construction though. The rooms that she showed us were clean and nice. They showed us one that was occupied and furnished and one that was not occupied and empty. We talked to a few residents and asked them if...Read more Capital Place reviews
I would love to live in Capital Place, but I couldn't afford it. The food was excellent. The people were very friendly. We could have a house for ourselves, but if it snows or rains, they didn't have any covered places if we have to go get our lunch or dinner in there. However, if we're in the main building, it was ver...Read more Capital Place reviews
Capital Place is very nice and very clean. You could see the people were very happy and busy. There are lots of thing going on like playing cards and games. It is very social. That part was lovely too. The dining room is lovely. The rooms are very nice. We met the director that took us on a tour; he was very nice. We l...Read more Capital Place reviews
They served three meals a day in Capital Place, but they had set times for meals, so people congregate in the dining room at one time. I got the impression that people had to wait for the next meal which was kind of sad. Everyone there was kind of friendly, but it didn't feel like an upbeat place. They didnt seem to h...Read more Capital Place reviews
Whether you love the mountains or prefer spending a day at the beach, Olympia gives you easy access to both. With 40 public parks, pleasant summers, and mild winters, engaging in a variety of outdoor activities in Olympia comes naturally to visitors and residents alike. Although a 1949 earthquake destroyed much of the historic downtown district, the area was quickly yet carefully rebuilt.
Today, downtown Olympia displays an interesting and eclectic mix of historic, mid-century, and contemporary architectural styles. The downtown area also has several fine dining options and plenty of world-class shopping opportunities.
Older adults who enjoy independent living in Olympia have access to the programs and services offered by the Senior Services for South Sound (SSSS). Although there is a membership fee to join, there is financial assistance available for seniors who cannot afford to pay the full amount. Members can enroll in a number of higher education classes, join wellness and exercise programs, try acupuncture or reflexology services, and much more. There are regularly scheduled free blood pressure checks and hearing aid cleaning and minor repairs.
At the southern end of the Puget Sound lies the rich and diverse Nisqually River Delta, where the saltwater of the Puget Sound meets with the freshwater of the Nisqually River. The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge protects the delta and supports the fish and wildlife habitats that are found there. It is a place of uncommon beauty where Olympia independent living residents can go to enjoy a peaceful, unhurried communing with nature. Nisqually trails are wide and flat and easy to access. Well-maintained boardwalks provide the ideal location to observe the inhabitants of the different aquatic environments.
Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 369-bed general medical and surgical hospital continuing the mission of compassionate patient care that was begun by the Sisters of Providence more than 155 years ago. It is also categorized by the Magnet Recognition Program as a ‘Magnet’ facility, a recognition given for excellence in nursing care. Only two other hospitals in Washington State have been given this rare honor. The Regional Heart Center of Providence St. Peter Hospital has the most comprehensive heart program in the region. Its skilled and highly trained cardiovascular experts offer state-of-the-art, minimally invasive diagnostic and treatment procedures. The orthopedic team performs more than 2,500 orthopedic surgeries each year including hand and wrist surgery, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. Seniors enjoying independent living in Olympia are fortunate to have easy access to the excellent medical and healthcare facilities provided by Providence St. Peter Hospital.
SSSS provides transportation for older adults for medical appointments and other essential errands. Chauffeur services are provided by caring and helpful volunteers and funded by private contributions. Ample advance notice is requested so that a greater number of older adults needing the service may be assisted.
Olympia has mountains, beaches, beautiful weather, and world-class medical facilities – truly a location that has it all. For more information on senior living options in Olympia, see our options for Olympia independent living.
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