60 Assisted Living Facilities near Gig Harbor, WA

5 Assisted Living Facilities in Gig Harbor, WA

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Caring Star 2016

The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
7083 Wagner Way, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"When faced with a crisis situation for my elderly father, and after dozens of phone calls seeking help, The Lodge at Mallard’s Landing was a direct gift from God for me. They immediately responded..." More

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Sound Vista Village

Provides: Assisted Living
6633 McDonald Avenue, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"Nice place to visit and to reside in. nice people to talk to. Good food. No pressure to do activities. Restful. " More

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Gig Harbor Court

Provides: Assisted Living
3213 45th Street Court NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"I visited Brookdale Gig Harbor. They gave us a tour and provided information. The rooms were adequate. The facility was clean. There were a lot of extra spaces, like the library and the fireplace..." More

Harbor Place at Cottesmore

Provides: Assisted Living
2909 14th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"I visited a couple of different places, one of which is Cottesmore of Life Care. The staff were very professional. It's a little bit more of a modern facility, so it looked newer and definitely..." More

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Harbor Place at Cottesmore

Provides: Assisted Living
1016 29th St. NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"What I liked best about Harbor Place at Cottesmore was the services they provided. They had a great set of activities not just bingo but other things about balance and health that would help a..." More

55 Assisted Living Facilities near Gig Harbor, WA

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Caring Star 2019

The Meridian at Stone Creek

Provides: Assisted Living
1111 S 376th Main St, Milton, WA 98354
"Such a lovely community. Very kind staff and residents are very happy!" More

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Bridgeport Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
5250 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98467
"Our mother is a current resident of Bridgeport Place, since arriving in 2010. Folks, all I can tell you is how wonderful this place has been for her. She loves the food, the room, the care, and the..." More

Rosewood Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
19691 4th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98166
"My visit to Rosewood was good. It was a remodeled home. The staff was nice and helpful, but there were only three private rooms and the other half were shared rooms. I wanted a private room for my..." More

New Day Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
31813 10th Pl SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
"We put mom into an adult family home called New Day Senior Living and we're doing fine. We chose it because of the owner. She seems the most caring and the most compassionate of all the people we..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Madrona Park

Provides: Assisted Living
31200 23rd Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
"Madrona Park was very nice, warm, high spirited, and very welcoming. The staff was very personable. The rooms and apartments were very clean, organized, and well-maintained. The grounds were..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

Provides: Assisted Living
7290 Rosemount Circle, Tacoma, WA 98465
"I was impressed with Merrill Gardens at Tacoma. It seemed like a very nice and well-run community. We saw the rooms, specifically in the memory unit where my father would be confined. The rooms..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Foundation House

Provides: Assisted Living
32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
"Brookdale Foundation House is a wonderful, clean, and well-kept place. It is a very busy place with a lot of residents, but they seem to handle them all very well. My friend has her dog with her,..." More

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Park Vista by Bonaventure

Provides: Assisted Living
2944 SE Lund Avenue, Port Orchard, WA 98366
"I am so proud that we chose park visita as the place to put my family member ! The staff are so great friendly and they truly do care ! They are respectful and polite and I enjoy seeing the..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Kings Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
8609 Portland Avenue East, Tacoma, WA 98445
"Very happy with this facility. My mother lives here and she is very happy there. It is clean and comfortable and the staff is wonderful." More

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Caring Star 2016

Brookdale Federal Way

Provides: Assisted Living
31002 14th Ave. South, Federal Way, WA 98003
"Brookdale Federal Way is nothing fancy, and it is an older building, but truthfully, it is on the only one my mom could afford. Nevertheless, the people are very nice to work with. They have quite..." More

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Brookdale Allenmore

Provides: Assisted Living
3615 South 23rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98405
"My parents-in-law are now in Brookdale Allenmore. We picked it because it is smaller than a lot of the places we looked at. We felt that they would get more individual care, and it is a nice..." More

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Narrows Glen

Provides: Assisted Living
8201 6th Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406
"My cousin will be moving to Narrows Glen into a totally new place that no one else has been in. It has just been renovated. They have lots of activities like music and ice cream socials. They have..." More

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Mill Ridge Village

Provides: Assisted Living
607 28th Avenue, Milton, WA 98354
"Mill Ridge Village is wonderful. I've adopted the staff and residents into my life as my family. The food is good. They usually have two main courses for each dinner. They have everything we want..." More

Pioneer Place Alzheimer Residence of ...

Provides: Assisted Living
11519 24th Avenue E, Tacoma, WA 98445
"Pioneer Place of Tacoma is very clean, and the staff is very nice and caring. They take very good care of my grandmother, who is pleased to be there. They have bingo, singing, and different..." More

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Caring Star 2014

Village Green Retirement Campus

Provides: Assisted Living
35419 1st Ave S, Federal Way, WA 98003
"My aunt has been with Village Green Retirement Campus for 12 years and it's a great place. The staff's attitudes are really great. The front desk staff are very good. She had a two-bedroom..." More

Holmes Sweet Home

Provides: Assisted Living
30027 55th Place South , Auburn, WA 98001
"Holmes Assisted Living is the best place I've ever found for my sister. Everything has been great, and she loves it. It is clean and well maintained, and they have a 24-hour nurse. It's a great place." More

The Arbor Rose Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
6301 East Q Street, Tacoma, WA 98404
"My 94 year old sister has been a resident at this facility for over a year. She moved here from a assisted living facility and Arbor Rose has been even better for her than I expected. It is small..." More

Blue Haven Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
655 South 189th Street, Burien, WA 98148
"My grandmother has been in Blue Haven for one month. It's wonderful, and I love it for her. It's a very updated, completely renovated home, and all of the rooms are private. The staff is very kind,..." More

Peoples Retirement Community

Provides: Assisted Living
1800 67th Street E, Tacoma, WA 98404
"The Community Relations Director is awesome and it shows that she cares about the residents and their families. The staff have gone beyond to try and make my mom's transition a good experience...." More

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Weatherly Inn Tacoma

Provides: Assisted Living
6016 N Highlands Pkwy, Tacoma, WA 98406
"Weatherly Inn is a beautiful home, but they don't take the kind of insurance my brother has. It's fabulous. I didn't go in the rooms, but everybody looked really happy. Everything was clean,..." More

Angelwings Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
484 S 190th St, Seattle, WA 98148
"Angelwings was a really nice facility, but expensive. It was beautiful and clean when we walked in. It didn’t have any bad smell. Everybody looks well taken cared of. " More

Northwest Retirement Center

Provides: Assisted Living
610 N Fife Street, Tacoma, WA 98406
"I found the facility to be very well taken care of, the area was very clean, it even smelled clean. The food was pretty good, I will admit that it is a little bit limited, but the quality is..." More

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Stafford Suites at Port Orchard

Provides: Assisted Living
1761 Pottery Avenue, Port Orchard, WA 98366
"Stafford Suites was a very nice place, but the thing was that it was fairly expensive. Everything seemed to be extra. If you wanted extra things or care or somebody to give out medication or..." More

Willowcreek Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
960 Peru Avenue E, Port Orchard, WA 98366
"I found Willow Creek for my mother-in-law. She has been there for 2 months now. They are adult family homes. There are 3 houses, and there are only 6 people to a house, so it is a closer and better..." More

Judson Park

Provides: Assisted Living
23600 Marine View Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198
"Judson Park was an older community. The rooms were kind of dated but clean. The staff was very nice." More

Normandy Park Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
16625 1st Ave S, Normandy Park, WA 98148
"My husband is in Normandy Park Assisted Living and things are going well. We like that all of the staff is very interactive and everyone is encouraged to be out and around. It felt like it was a..." More

Haven in Allyn

Provides: Assisted Living
180 E. Wheelwright Street, Allyn, WA 98524
"Definitely a great place that provides excellent and personal care. My mother has been there for a few years and is very happy and well cared for. I would highly recommend it for excellent care and..." More

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The Village Senior Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4707 South Orchard Street, Tacoma, WA 98466
"I liked the Village, including the rooms, and the plan for my father-in-law's care. I liked the pricing, because it's one price for moving in and an additional amount for everything, depending on..." More

Life Care Center of Port Orchard

Provides: Assisted Living
2031 Pottery Avenue, Port Orchard, WA 98366
"My aunt, who is three months away from being 100 years old, has lived in Life Care Center for 2½ years. It's been a great experience for her, but they don’t specialize in memory care, and there's..." More

Caring Star 2015

Spring Ridge Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Assisted Living
6856 E. Portland Avenue,, Tacoma, WA 98404
"I am living at Spring Ridge. It's an extremely nice place, with very helpful attendants. Every day, there's about three different things we can do, from outings to Bingo games. The food is very..." More

Cascade Park Gardens

Provides: Assisted Living
4347 South Union Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98409
"We are in the process of getting my mom into the Cascade Park Gardens. We chose this facility basically because it was recommended by a social worker. The staff was very friendly, very open, and..." More

Cascade Park Vista

Provides: Assisted Living
242 St.Helens Avenue S, Tacoma, WA 98402
"I have visited Cascade, and I'm waiting on it right now. One thing I like most about it is that they accept Medicaid. It is very difficult to find assisted living that accepts Medicaid. They all..." More

Federal Way Quality Care

Provides: Assisted Living
31205 8th Avenue S., Federal Way, WA 98003
"I have been associated with Federal Way Quality Care since February, 2011 as my mother became a patient at that time. I was worried about her being happy there but to my surprise she settled right..." More

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Bay Vista Commons

Provides: Assisted Living
191 Russel Road, Seattle, WA 98312
"Bay Vista was a very nice place, but it was not as cheery and upbeat. The staff seemed very, very nice. The rooms, too, were very nice. Overall, there was nothing wrong with the facility. " More

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Merrill Gardens at Burien

Provides: Assisted Living
15020 5th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
"We were very impressed with Merrill Gardens. It was so popular that they had waiting lists both for their studio apartments and one-bedrooms. They go all the way from independent living through..." More

The Loving Ones Adult Family Homes

Provides: Assisted Living
2309 South 254th Court, Seattle, WA 98198
"My mother-in-law absolutely adores this adult family home! She requires heavy total care and is also diabetic which has led to several problems in finding a facility that both offered the care she..." More

Life Manor Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1609 South Union Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405
"I visited Life Manor with my kids. The staff were all very nice and very encouraging. They're around and involved with the people. The facilities were always clean. There were a lot of activities..." More

Marine View AFH #3

Provides: Assisted Living
2804 SW 315th St, Federal Way, WA 98023
"Marine View Adult Family Home was my favorite house. The rooms were large. They had real up-to-date decor. It was very clean and it had a good open feel to it. I liked this house the best..." More

Life Care Center of Federal Way

Provides: Assisted Living
1045 SOUTH 308TH STREET, Federal Way, WA 98003

Garden Terrace Healthcare Center Of F...

Provides: Assisted Living
491 S 338th Street, Federal Way, WA 98003
"My mother-in-law stayed at Garden Terrace while she recuperated from surgery on her leg. Some members of the staff, at first, were kind of difficult for her to get along with, in the beginning. ..." More

Bailey Manor Inc

Provides: Assisted Living
28514 40th Avenue S, Auburn, WA 98001
"Bailey Manor was a house and it had a jack and jill bath. I just wasn't comfortable with having a man using the same bath as my mom. It was small, but it was cute, and the residents seemed happy to..." More

Hallmark Manor

Provides: Assisted Living
32300 FIRST AVENUE SOUTH, Federal Way, WA 98003

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Charlton Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
9723 Steele St S, Tacoma, WA 98444
"Charlton Place is a senior assisted living community located in beautiful Tacoma, Washington. Charlton Place has a wonderful, friendly atmosphere. Residents and their families especially enjoy the..." More

Life Care At Home-Washington

Provides: Assisted Living
33600 6th Avenue South. Suite 100 , Federal Way...

Sound View Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
2324 SW 300th Street, Federal Way, WA 98023

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Star Lake Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
3509 S 272ND ST, Kent, WA 98032
"A beautiful lakefront facility specialized in Dementia and Mental Health in Kent/Federal Way area. Easy access to I5&167. View of the lake and Mt. Rainier from the dinning table as well from..." More

Liberty Place

Provides: Assisted Living
155 Lippert Drive West, Port Orchard, WA 98366

Falcon Ridge Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
21202 International Blvd, Seatac, WA 98198

Living Hope Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
402 North J St, Tacoma, WA 98403

Gibraltar Senior Living, Llc

Provides: Assisted Living
10816 18Th Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98445

Kats Care Center

Provides: Assisted Living
321 S 116Th Street, Tacoma, WA 98444

High West Residence

Provides: Assisted Living
15035 8Th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98148

Pacific Avenue Residential Care

Provides: Assisted Living
5621 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98408

Waller Road Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4710 Waller Rd E, Tacoma, WA 98443

Kleiner Group Home

Provides: Assisted Living
6415 6Th Ave, Tacoma, WA 98406

Assisted Living near Gig Harbor, WA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Gig Harbor

  • Review of The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    When faced with a crisis situation for my elderly father, and after dozens of phone calls seeking help, The Lodge at Mallard’s Landing was a direct gift from God for me. They immediately responded ... Read more

    HLT
  • Review of The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    The Lodge at Mallard's Landing has a workout room, a movie theater, a pool room, puzzles, and crafts. They provide three meals a day, and they'll do towels and sheets. The staff is awesome, and all... Read more

    LH
  • Review of The Lodge at Mallard's Landing

    My mother, 83 years, was living alone in a large house. She is independent, and didn't want to leave her home of 30 years. We, her family, were concerned that because she is a high fall risk, felt ... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor is a city located along the shore of the Puget Sound in Pierce County, Washington. It is often referred to as one of the cities known as the Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula. The city provides easy access to the larger cities of Tacoma and Seattle, and according to South Sound Business, it is considered to be one of the state’s safest places to retire.

Assisted living facilities offer seniors a variety of places to live in the area. There are five facilities within the city limits and 53 close by in places like Tacoma, Milton and Federal Way. These facilities are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social Services, and they provide personal care services, including administering medications.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Gig Harbor

  • The Key Peninsula Senior Ride Program provides transportation for seniors living in Gig Harbor. Door-to-door rides are offered if they are scheduled at least seven days or more in advance. Riders must be at least 60 years of age, and services are available for doctors’ appointments, grocery shopping and other essential destinations.

  • The Gig Harbor area is home to world-class medical facilities, including the St. Anthony Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Gig Harbor has an array of community resources for seniors, including the Active Retirement and Senior Club of Gig Harbor, an organization that provides a variety of activities to keep seniors engaged and healthy, as well as at least six senior centers.

  • The cost of living in Gig Harbor is much higher than comparable cities within the state. It is also higher than the national average. This may be an issue for seniors looking for a place to retire on a budget.

  • The rate of crime in Gig Harbor averages 58 percent higher than the rest of Washington. However, the occurrence of violent crime was 13 percent less than the national average. 

  • Gig Harbor offers seniors a moderate climate throughout the year. Summer highs are around 75 degrees, while winter lows are around 36. The area receives approximately 44 inches of rain per year and 2 inches of snow.


Paying for Assisted Living in Gig Harbor

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Washington

$4,000.00 US
$3,150.00 Port Orchard
$3,049.00 Tacoma
$2,999.00 Bremerton
$2,998.00 Gig Harbor
$2,927.00 Federal Way
$2,675.00 Milton
$1,995.00 Burien

Assisted Living costs in Gig Harbor start around $2,998 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 Gig Harbor 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 Gig Harbor

Seniors who need financial assistance paying for assisted living in Gig Harbor can find help through the state's Medicaid Waiver program called the Community Options Program Entry System (COPES). This program pays for personal care, including the administration of medication. It also covers some types of nursing care for individuals living in private apartments. 

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

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 Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor 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 Gig Harbor, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor-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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