6 Assisted Living Facilities near Chehalis, WA

Top 5 Assisted Living Facilities in Chehalis, WA

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Woodland Village

Provides: Assisted Living
2100 SW Woodland Circle, Chehalis, WA 98532
"I am extremely grateful to have found Woodland Village for my mother who moved into an assisted living apartment five months ago. The staff has been exceptional. Nursing staff are conscientious and..." More

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Chehalis West Assisted Living Center

Provides: Assisted Living
478 NW Quincy Place, Chehalis, WA 98532
"Chehalis West Assisted Living Center was in a nice location. They had very nice rooms and the bathroom setups were very good. They gave us clear information on the cost structure and lots of..." More

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Stillwaters Colonial Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
2700 Colonial Drive, Centralia, WA 98531
"My father lives at Colonial Residence. He is very happy with the entire staff. He has never had a complaint about the food. He even raves about it. I like the gated security. The one complaint that..." More

Oakwood Haven Adult Family Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
1218 N Washington Avenue, Centralia, WA 98531
"I like the spaciousness of the great room area at Oakwood Haven. What I really like the most is there are two people on staff during the day every day and that really meant a lot to me. The dining..." More

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Cooks Hill Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
2010 Cooks Hill Road, Centralia, WA 98531
"My Aunt has been at Cooks Hill for almost four years now and I have never had a problem with the staff. They have all been cooperative, friendly and have taken great care of my Aunt. Special..." More

Sharon Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1509 Harrison Avenue, Centralia, WA 98531
"Sharon Care was an older facility, that immediately reminds you more of a hospital than a care facility. The rooms weren't too appealing, and the cost was about the same as other places. In the..." More

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Chehalis

    Chehalis is a small, riverfront city in Lewis County, Washington. It's home to an estimated 7,600 residents, and nearly 14% of people living in the city are aged 65 and older. The area hosts six assisted living facilities that provide full-time care to seniors who need it. Two of those facilities are located in Chehalis while the other four are nearby in Centralia. All assisted living facilities in the state are subject to regulations set forth by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Chehalis

    • The Chehalis area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Providence Centralia Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 
    • Chehalis is served by Twin Transit, which offers safe and convenient public transportation to senior citizens and other residents of Chehalis and Centralia. 
    • Chehalis is known for extremely high crime rates. 71.68 property crimes occur per 1,000 residents in the city each year. The state of Washington only sees 31.74 property crimes while the national median is only 24. Seniors should discuss security measures with assisted living facilities when considering residence. 
    • Although the overall cost of living in Chehalis is slightly more than the national average, the cost of health care is more than 20% below that of the average U.S. city. Seniors who require frequent medical care may benefit financially from living in the area. 
    • Winters in Chehalis aren't as snowy as the average city in the U.S. The area only gets 2 inches of snow per year, while the U.S. average is 28 inches. Seniors who enjoy walking and other outdoor hobbies can usually focus on them year-round.
    • The air quality in Chehalis is rated 58 out of 100 and is on par with the U.S. average. While the air in the city is generally safe to breathe, high pollution days may induce symptoms in seniors with respiratory or cardiovascular illnesses.

    Note: Data reported on this page was updated in 2019 and based on the latest 2018 figures.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Chehalis

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Washington

    $5,312.00 Tumwater
    $4,415.00 Lacey
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,545.00 Olympia
    $3,080.00 Chehalis
    $2,992.00 Yelm
    $2,675.00 Centralia
    $2,600.00 Dupont

    Assisted Living costs in Chehalis start around $3,080 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 Chehalis 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 Chehalis

    Medicaid provides financial assistance to seniors who receive long-term care in Chehalis and throughout the state of Washington. Its Community Options Program Entry System (COPES) waiver helps eligible seniors to pay for the cost of assisted living, while the state Medicaid plan may cover limited personal care services. 

    While there isn't any state assistance plan that helps senior citizens to pay for the cost of room and board in assisted living facilities, the state does cap what facilities are permitted to charge when seniors receive Supplemental Security Incomeen

    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 Chehalis

    Chehalis 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 Chehalis, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Chehalis

    Chehalis-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 Chehalis

    • Review of Woodland Village

      Woodland Village was a very nice place and everyone seemed very professional. We were overall very impressed with the facility. The dining area was very nice and the rooms looked very adequate for ... Read more

    • Review of Chehalis West Assisted Living Center

      Chehalis West Assisted Living Center was in a nice location. They had very nice rooms and the bathroom setups were very good. They gave us clear information on the cost structure and lots of docume... Read more

    • Review of Woodland Village

      I found Woodland Village for my friend. She is not in there yet, but we're still working on going through the process. I found them to be really nice, and they basically met all the needs that I th... Read more

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