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

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Renton, WA below include 64 Assisted Living facilities with 1359 reviews. On average in Renton, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Renton

Renton, Washington is located 11 miles southeast of Seattle and south of Lake Washington. This vibrant city has a population of 98,499, with 10 percent over age 65. Piazza Park, located near the center of town, hosts a weekly Farmers Market from June through September featuring fresh produce from local vendors, as well as entertainment and special events. For seniors who want to retire in Renton but who need some help with daily tasks, there are 12 assisted living facilities within the city limits and another 45 nearby in places like Seattle, Mercer Island and Kent.

Assisted living facilities in Renton, and all of the state, are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social Services. These residences have at least seven or more seniors; they provide personal care services and may help administer medication.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Renton

  • The Renton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Valley Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • Renton has an array of community resources for seniors,. The India Association of Western Washington and the Renton Senior Activity Center provide a variety of services and activities relevant to seniors.

  •  For transportation to and from medical appointments and other significant places, seniors have several options to choose from. The Renton Senior Activity Center offers rides provided by volunteers, and the Sound Generations Hyde Shuttle also offers transport for seniors and people with disabilities.

  • The cost of living in Renton is relatively high in comparison with other cities in the state, and 24 percent higher than the national average. This may present a challenge for seniors on a limited income.

  • Rated on a scale from one to 100, with one being low and 100 being high, property crime in Renton rates 68.5, in comparison with the national average of 38.1. For violent crime, Renton rates better at 25.6, lower than the national average of 31.1.

  • The climate in Renton is moderate, with mild summers with highs in July averaging 75. January lows are around 36. The area receives approximately 40 inches of rain per year, one inch more than the national average, and only about 5 inches of snow, compared with the national average of 26 inches.

Paying for Assisted Living in Renton

Assisted Living costs in Renton start around $3,073 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 Renton 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.

Cities in Washington

Bellevue

$4,242

US

$4,000

Mercer Island

$3,961

Kent

$3,250

Renton

$3,073

Normandy Park

$2,500

Burien

$2,500

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Renton

Financial assistance is available for seniors who need help paying for an assisted living facility. This funding is provided by the State Medicaid Waiver Program, which is also referred to as the Community Options Program Entry System (COPES). The program pays for personal care and assistance with self-administration of medication for those living in private apartments. Families may also supplement this financial assistance with additional funds for items or services not covered by Medicaid.

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

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 Renton

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

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Renton

Renton-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.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Washington

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Carol

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

Review of Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre

My dad is a resident of Merrill Gardens at Renton Centre. I like the staff, I like the food, and I like the nursing care they have. They're friendly, professional, and caring. It's clean and...

Provider response

Hi Carol, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this review! Please don't hesitate to reach out if you ever need anything.

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jjr012

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

Review of Kennydale Golden Years AFH

They give great care to their residents. I moved my wife there from an Assisted living facility because she needed more care than the assisted living facility could provide. she also need some...

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Holly

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

Review of May Valley Golden Years

Mom was at May Valley Golden Years. The staff was great. The building was well laid out. It was pretty much almost a brand-new structure, and it was built for their needs. Because it was like a...

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