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There are 10 nursing homes in Tacoma, WA and no other nursing homes nearby. The average cost of nursing homes in Tacoma, WA is $257 per month.
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The median cost of nursing homes in Tacoma for a single-occupancy apartment is $257/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.
The city of Tacoma is located north of the Washington State capital of Olympia and south of Seattle. A bustling international port city, residents of a Tacoma nursing home can enjoy pristine views of Mount Rainier while receiving compassionate, quality healthcare from state-of-the-art medical facilities.
You should consider placing your family member or loved one of Tacoma’s many nursing homes if they are elderly or disabled with serious, chronic conditions that require intensive care from specially-trained, medical personnel.
Nursing homes differ from assisted living homes in that they employ 24-hour medical staff to provide care to frail patients with significant mobility or cognitive problems. Check here for more information on Tacoma assisted living.
St. Joseph Medical Center, part of the Franciscan Health System, is located in the heart of Tacoma and provides 24-hour emergency care to residents of a Tacoma nursing home and the general population.
They operate a level II trauma center and their caring Emergency Department physicians are specially trained to respond to advanced illness and disease.
Should there be a medical emergency, some Tacoma nursing homes may choose to transfer residents to one of the hospitals in the Multicare healthcare network. Emergency facilities are available at Allenmore Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and Tacoma General Hospital.
Multicare also employs physicians trained in the practice of geriatrics and caring for aging populations.
Seniors who live in a Tacoma nursing home are able to enjoy water and mountain views from one of the largest and most scenic vantage points in the region. Point Defiance Park is a 702-acre multi-use recreational area that is home to several spectacular gardens that feature collections of roses, rhododendrons, irises, dahlias and native northwestern plants. Drive the park’s scenic roads, enjoy the fresh air or watch the Washington State Ferries sail to and from nearby Vashon Island.
Horticulture enthusiasts can also explore the W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory. The conservatory is housed in a spectacular glass-paneled building with a distinctive 12-sided central dome. Founded in 1908, the conservatory is listed on several historical building registries. It offers a vast collection of exotic and tropical flowers that change along with the seasons.
The W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory is part of the larger Wright Park. Visitors to this popular park can view the many outdoor sculptures and historical artifacts such as an authentic cannon from the Spanish-American War.
A Tacoma nursing home can provide a peaceful, caring setting for your loved one to receive skilled nursing care. You can find a nursing home in Tacoma on our Tacoma Nursing Homes page or assisted living on our Tacoma Assisted Living page.
Written by senior housing writer Jacqui Howell.
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