16 Assisted Living Facilities near Olympia, WA

Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Olympia, WA

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The Sequoia Assisted Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
825 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506
"We've looked at The Sequoia Assisted Living Community. We were very pleased with our initial conversation and our tour. We just put down a deposit, but he hasn't lived there yet. We were impressed..." More

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Brookdale Olympia East

Provides: Assisted Living
616 Lilly Road NE, Olympia, WA 98506
"Brookdale Olympia East was probably the most positive place that I visited with great people and good facility. I'm not at that level of care but that would've been my first choice. They showed me..." More

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Artesian Place Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
828 McPhee Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98502
"Artesian Place is a beautiful 3-story building in the quiet and conveniently located medical district of west side Olympia and the Black Lake area. The building with beautiful finishes and various..." More

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Brooks Blessings Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
1627 12th Avenue Southwest, Olympia, WA 98502
"I was at Brooks Blessings for a couple of months. They were very personable. They would take me to church and grocery shopping. They take you on outings or anywhere you'd like to go. The caregivers..." More

Community Resources

Provides: Assisted Living
208 West Bay Dr NW, Olympia, WA 98502
"This is an amazing facility that supports many adults with autism and other cognitive disabilities in and out of their own private homes. The management and staff are trained in progressive ways..." More

Bethany Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
4711 17th Avenue Northwest, Olympia, WA 98502
"My mom is at Bethany Adult Family Home. The staff working there is awesome. The security is good, and they get her medications correct. They are very patient to feed her because she can only have..." More

A Big Heart Adult Family Home, LLC

Provides: Assisted Living
1127 Georgetown Dr NE, , Olympia, WA 98516
"A Big Heart is a brand new facility. They are just getting started; they only have 2 residents so far, and they have just welcomed us. It is just short-term respite at this time, they are happy to..." More

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The Hampton Alzheimer's Memory Care C...

Provides: Assisted Living
1400 Trosper Road, Olympia, WA 98512
"Often the mental demands of those struggling with Alzheimer's disease can take over the emotional needs. We keep the emotional needs and feelings of your loved one at the very center of what we..." More

Canterwood Estates Adult Family Home

Provides: Assisted Living
7424 Kenzi Street SE, Olympia, WA 98513

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Caring Star 2015

Woodland by Bonventure

Provides: Assisted Living
4532 Intelco Loop SE, Lacey, WA 98503
"I did a regular tour at Woodland by Bonaventure. They came and picked me up and put me through the tour. I couldn't arrange transportation. They wanted me to come, so they called me and picked me..." More

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Olympics West Retirement Inn

Provides: Assisted Living
929 Trosper Road, Tumwater, WA 98512
"My mother passed away recently after living at Olympics West Assisted Living for the last two plus years. My wife and I can not say enough kind things about the staff and the care that they gave to..." More

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Bonaventure of Lacey

Provides: Assisted Living
4528 Intelco Loop SE, Lacey, WA 98503
"Over we thought this was going to be a good place for my mother, but over the pass year I have had nothing but excuse for the management. We will fix that, or we can't get our staffing levels..." More

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Tumwater Meadows Adult Family Home, Inc.

Provides: Assisted Living
2325 48th Avenue SW, Tumwater, WA 98512
"Adult Family Homes are private homes licensed by the State of Washington to care for up to six clients. Tumwater Meadows Adult Family Home, Inc. falls under this category as we offer long-term..." More

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Panorama

Provides: Assisted Living
1751 Circle Lane SE, Lacey, WA 98503
"Panorama was wonderful. We looked at the assisted living area, but I haven't heard back from them yet. Communication was good up until just recently. The people have been great so far. I've been to..." More

Roo-lan Healthcare Center

Provides: Assisted Living
1505 SOUTHEAST CARPENTER ROAD, Lacey, WA 98503
"We visited The Lodge at Roo-Lan. We saw a lodge that was mostly memory care. They had single rooms but none were available, and the double rooms looked more like a dorm room, or maybe a little..." More

Lodge At Roo-Lan, The

Provides: Assisted Living
1530 Carpenter Rd Se, Lacey, WA 98503

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Olympia

    Olympia, the state capital of Washington, sits on the southern end of Puget Sound and is home to over 50,000 people. Seniors make up 15.2 percent of this population and are served by 16 assisted living facilities (ALFs) in and around the area. These ALFs are licensed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services who defines them as communities with seven or more residents that offer room and board as well as assistance with daily living activities. 

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Olympia

    • The cost of living in Olympia is 16.4 percent higher than the U.S. average. Real estate costs account for most of this, although transportation and health care costs are also above the national medians. Grocery costs are only slightly above U.S. averages. 
       
    • Seniors residing in Washington state are not taxed on any income, including social security, which leaves more money to put towards assisted living in Olympia. 
       
    • Olympia makes it easy for seniors to get around the city with the InterCity Transit system. These buses offer a Regional Reduced Fare Permit for seniors over 65. 
       
    • The city of Olympia enjoys warm dry summers, while the cold winter months bring most of the rain. The area receives approximately 48 inches of rain per year, which is above the U.S. average of 39. Temperatures in the city can range from lows of 34 degrees Fahrenheit in January to highs of 76 degrees Fahrenheit in July on average.

    • Air quality in Olympia is good, scoring a 49 out of 100, below the U.S. average of 58. The American Lung Association gives the area of Thurston County an overall A grade for ozone pollution, which is important for seniors with respiratory issues. 

    • Olympia is considered a regional center for the arts with several theater companies, the Olympia Symphony Orchestra and the Masterworks Chorale Ensemble. Seniors who enjoy art can visit multiple art venues in the area including Art in Ecology, Art House Designs and small collections in local coffee houses. Senior Services for South Sound offers day trips for seniors to local attractions through the Olympia Senior Center. 


    Paying for Assisted Living in Olympia

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Washington

    $5,312.00 Tumwater
    $4,415.00 Lacey
    $4,000.00 US
    $3,760.00 Olympia
    $3,337.00 Yelm
    $3,250.00 Shelton
    $2,600.00 Dupont

    Assisted Living costs in Olympia start around $3,760 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 Olympia 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 Olympia

    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.

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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 Olympia

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


    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Olympia

    Olympia-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 Olympia

    • Review of Brookdale Olympia East

      I was fairly satisfied with Brookdale Olympia East. I would say it's hard for me to say impressed because of the whole circumstances, but I was pretty satisfied. If I needed to, I would feel comfor... Read more

      John
    • Review of The Sequoia Assisted Living Community

      We've looked at The Sequoia Assisted Living Community. We were very pleased with our initial conversation and our tour. We just put down a deposit, but he hasn't lived there yet. We were impressed ... Read more

      Allison
    • Review of The Sequoia Assisted Living Community

      My friend is in The Sequoia Assisted Living Community. She was placed there first of the week because she fell and broke her hip. She's there for a 30-day respite, but more than likely she'll proba... Read more

      Donna
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