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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Kennewick, WA for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Kennewick, WA below include 21 Assisted Living facilities with 126 reviews. On average in Kennewick, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.1 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Kennewick

Assisted living facilities in Kennewick receive their operating license from the Residential Care Services office, which is part of the state of Washington’s Aging and Long-Term Support Administration. Facilities must abide by state law to receive and maintain their license. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Kennewick

  • Seniors in Kennewick are within easy reach of several high-quality hospitals in the Tri-City region. Nearby medical providers include Trios Health, Kadlec Regional Medical Center and Lourdes Health. 
  • There are 192 medical professionals per capita in Kennewick. While this number is lower than the country’s average of 210, seniors in the city pay significantly less for their medical care than in most of the U.S. 
  • The city is relatively safe for older residents. Its violent crime rankings are below the national average. However, the area’s risk for property crime is above the country’s norm. 
  • Overall, the city is among the most affordable places to live in the state of Washington. Residents spend less on utilities, health care and transportation than the average American.
  • Kennewick’s air quality ranking of 67 is 9 points higher than the national median. Breathing cleaner air reduces the risk of respiratory illness. 
  • Seniors and people with disabilities in Kennewick can get around the city by using the Dial-a-Ride program. This initiative offers door-to-door transportation in wheelchair-accessible vehicles. 
  • Kennewick residents aged 62 and above can save a significant portion of their retirement funds with the help of the Senior Citizens and Disabled Person Tax Relief program.

Paying for Assisted Living in Kennewick

While the monthly average rate for assisted living in Kennewick of $5,225 is higher than the U.S. median of $4,500, when compared with the state’s norm of $6,000, the city is significantly more affordable. 

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Assisted living prices vary greatly across regions of the state. Less than 50 miles east, in Walla Walla, rates for assisted living are lower than in Kennewick by $2,000. Prices for residential care in cities such as Yakima ($4,975) and Spokane ($4,888) are at least a few hundred dollars below Kennewick. However, seniors in Wenatchee pay $525 more each month for their assisted living care. 

Olympia

$4,805

Washington

$6,000

United States

$4,500

Longview

$5,300

Bremerton

$5,750

Seattle

$6,750

Yakima

$4,975

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Older Kennewick residents who’d prefer to receive home care or home health care can expect to pay $6,197 per month, which is substantially more than the assisted living rate. Nursing homes in the area charge, on average, $9,581 per month for care services and accommodation in a semiprivate room. The lowest-priced senior care option in the city, adult day health care, costs $1,749. 

In-Home Care

$6,673

Home Health Care

$6,673

Adult Day Health Care

$1,625

Assisted Living Facility

$4,805

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$9,764

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Kennewick

Seniors looking for financial assistance for assisted living in Olympia can apply through three Medicaid programs: the Medicaid Personal Care (MPC) program, the Community First Choice Option (CFCO) program and the Washington Medical COPES (Community Options Program Entry System) Waiver, Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver. These programs provide financial support for personal care assistance and costs other than room and board.

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

Paying for Assisted Living 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 Kennewick

Several nonprofit and government agencies offer supportive services to older adults in Kennewick. Seniors can use these resources for help while exploring their long-term-care options and as residents of assisted living facilities. 

ResourceContactService
Aging & Long Term Care - Southeast Washington(509) 735-0315The regional Area Agency on Aging is the first point of call for seniors seeking advice about their long-term care options. The ALTC connects older adults with local resources and provides access to benefits counseling and person-centered case management. Seniors can also participate in evidence-based health promotion workshops such as the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.
Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program(800) 562-6028The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program is part of a national initiative to safeguard the federally protected rights of assisted living residents. Ombudsman volunteers can investigate concerns and advise seniors about their rights as residents of care facilities.
Statewide Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA)(509) 543-1952Tri-County Community Health is the local provider of the SHIBA program for Kennewick residents. This statewide service can help seniors understand and make informed choices about their health insurance options. Trained counselors can advise callers on topics such as Medicare, long-term care insurance and financial assistance programs for low-income households.
CLEAR Senior Hotline(888) 387-7111The Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral hotline for seniors is overseen by the Northwest Justice Project. Older callers aged 60 and over can discuss with an attorney and get advice on civil issues they are facing.
RSVP Program(509) 965-4645Catholic Charities operates the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in partnership with AmeriCorps. The program provides volunteering opportunities to older adults aged 55 and over based on their experience and interests. Seniors can donate as much or as little of their time to support their communities.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Kennewick

Kennewick Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities in WA are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Washington page for more information about these laws.

Washington Laws and Regulations

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Virginia

I visited this facility

Review of Three Rivers Place

Three Rivers Place was very nice. But with the elevators and stuff, we decided that that wouldn't be a fit for my father. He would need a one-level place. It was very clean. The people were very...

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JnKatz

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Hawthorne Court

We were stuck between a rock and a hard place when my father was released from rehab very quickly. We had to switch him from independent living to assisted and since I already paid their exorbitant...

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Jolynn

I visited this facility

Review of Parkview Estates

I toured Parkview Estates. It was absolutely beautiful. The people were fabulous. The facility had everything you could want. It was amazing. It was large; you could roam around. You can do so much...

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