Point Defiance Village

6414 N Park Way, Tacoma, WA, 98407

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based on 19 Reviews

ShelleyGUASI May 22, 2016

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Point Defiance’s staff was very helpful, friendly, welcoming, and introduced my sister and her son to some of the other tenants who might be helpful to them. They were providing housekeeping and three meals a day as part of the fee, and it was probably one of the less expensive ones we went to, but that facility was beautiful. It looks like a hotel when you walk in and had a very open and clean feeling to it. They also had duplexes and fourplexes if you wanted to have more of a home setting, but it would have been difficult for her to get down to the dining room, so we put her in an apartment instead. We had two meals there and the food was excellent because they have a chef on-site. They offer five or six different options. There are menus for at each meal, so you have a choice, and if you wanted something special, I think they would try to accommodate. You can also pick up food to take to your room if you’re not feeling well or something. Housekeeping comes once a week and changes all the linens, brings new towels, and cleans the apartment. I was pretty impressed with the quality of it. It sits on some 28 acres, so it’s quite wooded around the edges and very private and quiet. They have a LOT of activities and people who come in once a month to check their health. If there’s anything that needs to be done particularly for people with circulation problems, they have a masseuse that comes in. They have a bus that takes people anywhere you want to go within 5 or 10 miles and you call them if you want to be picked up, and a group trips to casinos and baseball games. They have a room within the facility for pool and shuffleboard, a room where they just work on jigsaw puzzles where anybody can come in and work on it for a while, then they hang them up when they’re all finished. They have a hair salon, and a little store that has the basics for people to buy, so they don’t have to leave. My sister has a kitchenette in her apartment with a refrigerator, sink, and a microwave. The duplexes and fourplexes all have full kitchens, a washer and dryer, and free washing service. At the end of the hall, there’s a laundry room.



Snookie1 February 29, 2016

I visited this facility

We visited Point Defiance Village. It was very nice. The people were very friendly and very helpful. Their apartments were nice. They were very clean. They were redecorating and what-have-you. It was something that could possibly work with.



Jack49 December 29, 2015

I am/was a resident of this facility

I liked the general appearance and convenience of Point Defiance. The working staff is very nice, but the management is not that great. The rooms are very nice and big enough. We have an exercise room with some exercise classes, bingo, and baseball. The food is pretty good.



Carol117438750 December 29, 2015

I visited this facility

Point Defiance was very nice and clean, and the staff was nice. The dining room was very nice. Everything was nice and neat. The staff answered all of the questions and followed up.



George115724750 November 25, 2015

I visited this facility

We liked Point Defiance Village quite a bit. The setting and grounds were very nice. They had independent living and assisted living. The food was very good. The staff was very friendly and very helpful to us. We liked the room that we saw, though, of course, it not as big as our home. I think the biggest one we saw was 800 square feet, which was not what we were used to. The facilities were very nice. We were there for a meal, so we checked that out and had a look around. I was sure that people were happy there.



Caring111266050 July 21, 2015

I am/was a resident of this facility

I am here in Point Defiance Village. I like that the food is nice, and it has very nice people here. I have a little studio apartment. It is very small, but it is neat, and I am pretty well satisfied with it. There are quite a few activities. They have card playing, bridge, pinochle, bingo, puzzle, and karaoke, and they had a beanbag ball group. It is a nice place, and I really enjoy it here.



Caring107089450 May 16, 2015

I am/was a resident of this facility

The people in Point Defiance Village are independent and pretty healthy. The staff are wonderful, and whatever I need, they help do it. They have one and two-bedroom rooms and cottages that you can rent. The meals are good, and the dining room is a cafeteria type thing. We got a walking club, bean bag baseball -- and we compete with other people from other places -- cards, bingo, sing-along, karaoke on Friday nights -- they serve beer and wine -- and on Saturday nights, they have a social where people meet each other and they serve drinks.



Bob103018150 February 27, 2015

I am a friend or relative of a resident

They are in a retirement home called Point Defiance Village. They have four or five different types of rooms and apartments. They have one or two bedrooms, and you can actually combine rooms if you want. They serve three meals a day which are all menu items. They are served by a waiter. They have a fitness center and a big TV room. They have a full suite of activities like bringing in entertainment. They have an onsite manager, his wife -- an assistant manager -- and a recreational social director. They also have the cooking staff and the waitress staff which is made up of high school kids. Then they have the cleaning staff. They are very nice. They actually have places all over the country, so if my folks travel, they can go and stay in another home in another part of the country. They have some rooms there available too, so if you want to go and visit your parents, you can get a roll away bed in the apartment or they rent out a full apartment at a very affordable rate, and you can stay in the same facility as your parents. They have their own transportation system which take the people out to shopping or take them to the doctor if they need to go. My parents had a number of choices, and they chose it over different facilities over there. They have a nice grounds and stuff.



Caring94410850 September 10, 2014

I visited this facility

I was very impressed with the price that they had at Point Defiance Village. The price was reasonable, and the apartments were bigger, and very, very clean. They are probably about $1,200 a month cheaper than another place I saw. They had three different sizes of studio apartments, and the least expensive one was bigger than the expensive ones of the other facility. So price-wise, they were a lot better. The dining area was nice. They offered for my mother to come down for a two-night stay if I get her interested enough. They have apartments where they can stay and see if there is something that they are going to like, and that is a nice feature.



Casey7 June 26, 2014

I visited this facility

I went to Point Defiance Village and had lunch with them, and I really, really liked it. I would love to live there. They have private cottages that you can live in, and they were really nice. The food was very good. The attitude of the staff was, of course, fine. They were helpful and really wanted to try and get me in there financially. The thing is, I was not happy with the apartments that they had. They were so small, but I understand why they would be small. They don't have a real kitchenette because of the dining area where they serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I still would like a kitchen where I could cook something. But I liked it really, really well. I can't tell you how well I liked it. The grounds outside were beautiful, and the inside was really, really nice. They have a bus, and it takes them when they need to go to the doctor.



Marcus2 June 10, 2014

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The rooms are very nice, the buildings are well kept, and the grounds are nice and gardened at Point Defiance. It’s right next to a park, so some of the local animals, you end up seeing them once in a while on the front lawn. They have a lot of Karaoke, card games, and exercise rooms. The dining room is pretty nice, and the food is pretty good.



Caring69771150 May 30, 2014

I visited this facility

Point Defiance Village was very nice. It had a lot of amenities. Most of the rooms were fine. They were very nice. They had meals.



Caring80055150 April 29, 2014

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Point Defiance is very beautiful, very clean, and close to where I live. It’s also the most reasonably priced place. Mom has a one-bedroom apartment, and it is spacious. They’ve got housekeeping weekly. The food is excellent; there’s a big choice of foods. They’ve got everything, like Bingo, and they’ve got two buses to take people out. They have people who come in, like students in ROTC who will perform on Veterans Day.



509student June 02, 2012

I visited this facility

This facility was good. He had a nice big room, with a back porch. He had a living room, his own room, a kitchen, and the bathroom. They were cleaned twice a week by the maids and they did a nice job and were very helpful. The food was adequate, like any food at a retirement community will be. They made so much at once that it was hard to create personalized meals, but what they did have was good. The atmosphere was nice too. The community had events going on such a bingo nights, game nights, and during the winter season they held a gingerbread house competition. It kept people active.


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From Point Defiance Village


Point Defiance Village is located in Tacoma, WA, providing a vibrant backdrop for your new life as a valued member of our caring community.

From pleasant housekeepers, to attentive servers at mealtime and helpful maintenance technicians who are there when you need them, this community is the new extension of your family. We take pleasure in getting to know each of our residents and look out for their comfort and happiness. Our chefs prepare three delicious meals each day, served in our beautiful dining room. We provide housekeeping, linen services, fun and stimulating activities, off-site excursions, transportation to your personal appointments and a variety of classes and programs. Our warm, comfortable community and our friendly staff and residents will welcome you. We look forward to making your life easier any way we can.

So come to Point Defiance Village for a visit...and stay!

*We understand that each individual is unique and that needs may change over time. Holiday Retirement does not provide any health care services. However, residents are welcome to receive services from any outside home health care provider of their choice to help them continue enjoying life at our community.

Features of Point Defiance Village


Technology and entertainment

  • Cable TV in resident's rooms

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Studio apartments
  • Housing extra: Cottages

Features

  • Beauty/Barber shop
  • Computer room
  • Hiking trails
  • TV room
  • Parking for residents
  • Transportation for residents (shuttle bus or similar)

Dining options

  • Some residents have in-room kitchenettes
  • Meals delivered to residents' rooms
  • Meals in a shared dining room
  • Dining extra: Private dining room

Activities

  • Fitness
  • Organized offsite activities (outings, etc)
  • Lectures and discussions
  • Wii sports competition

Guest services

  • Guests can attend meals
  • Guests can stay overnight
  • Ample parking for guests

Cleaning services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry service for linens
  • Private services

General

  • Minimum age: 55

Costs

  • Minimum rate: $2,049/month

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