4 Assisted Living Facilities near Buckley, WA

1 Assisted Living Facility in Buckley, WA

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The Heritage House

Provides: Assisted Living
28833 SR 410 East, Buckley, WA 98321
"I really liked Heritage House. I liked the setup. It seemed clean, and the rooms were nice. The people working there seemed very nice. My dad went there after the hospital. " More

3 Assisted Living Facilities near Buckley, WA

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Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

Provides: Assisted Living
9515 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
"Cedar Ridge was a very nice place. The environment was nice and had beautiful surroundings, and the room I visited was very nice, so I was really pleased. It looks like they have a church, beauty..." More

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High Point Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1777 High Point Street, Enumclaw, WA 98022
"It seemed like the apartment at High Point Village was really good and had plenty of closet space. Most of the apartments I visited had their own washer and dryer. It looked like everyone was..." More

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Living Court Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
2229 Jensen St, Enumclaw, WA 98022
"I liked Living Court, but it was full. Somebody I have worked with was there and said that she loves the place. It was an older building, but they were adding on something brand new to it. Living..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Buckley

    Buckley is located in Pierce County, Washington, and sits at the base of Mount Ranier. It's well known for its annual Log Show, which attracts visitors from all over the state. Buckley is also renowned for its beautiful scenery and friendly, small-town charm. The county is home to more than 875,000 residents, 13.4 percent of whom are over the age of 65. While there's only one assisted living facility located in Buckley, an additional 21 are located in nearby areas such as Bonney Lake, Milton and Auburn.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Buckley

    • Buckley has an array of community resources available to seniors, including group classes that teach seniors fitness, computer skills and art, as well as one senior center.
    • The state of Washington has no state income tax, meaning that seniors are able to retain more of their Social Security and other retirement income to use towards the cost of assisted living.
    • Beyond the Borders offers transportation options including shared ride and dial-a-ride services throughout the county, making it easier for seniors to safely travel throughout Buckley and the surrounding area.
    • Seniors with respiratory illnesses don't need to worry about breathing the air in Buckley, as the air quality has been given a passing grade by the American Lung Association.
    • The overall cost of living in Buckley is nearly 35 percent higher than the U.S. average. Seniors with limited income may want to consider assisted living in a less expensive area.


    Paying for Assisted Living in Buckley

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Washington

    $4,047.00 Puyallup
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,212.00 Milton
    $3,102.00 Federal Way
    $2,672.00 Auburn
    $2,550.00 Enumclaw
    $2,445.00 Buckley

    Assisted Living costs in Buckley start around $2,445 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

    It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Buckley and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Buckley

    Washington's Medicaid 1915(c) Waiver program--Community Options Program Entry System (COPES) and the Washington Medicaid State Plan are both available to help eligible seniors pay for care provided to them in assisted living facilities in the Buckley area. 

    While the state doesn't offer an Optional State Supplement (OSS), it does cap room and board charges for Social Security income recipients, and it does allow for family supplementation where Medicaid doesn't cover items or services that are provided in assisted living facilities.

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Washington page.

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    More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.


    Free Assisted Living Resources in Buckley

    Buckley and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free assisted living resources in Buckley, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Buckley

    Buckley-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Washington are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Washington page for more information about these laws.

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Buckley

    • Review of The Heritage House

      I toured Heritage House. It was very nice and probably the best priced from the ones I’ve seen. It has an assisted living section and a memory care section. They had quite a long waiting list, so i... Read more

      Marilyn123698750
    • Review of The Heritage House

      I really liked Heritage House. I liked the setup. It seemed clean, and the rooms were nice. The people working there seemed very nice. My dad went there after the hospital. Read more

      Heidi14
    • Review of The Heritage House

      my sister and I prayed and prayed for God to show us the BEST place for our mom....turned out...it was heritage house in buckley wa.....everyone there was fabulous...the love & attention our mo... Read more

      bev-o
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