21 Assisted Living Facilities near Spokane Valley, WA
There are 21 Assisted Living Facilities in the Spokane Valley area, with 6 in Spokane Valley and 15 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Spokane Valley is $4,035 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,580.
To help you with your search, browse the 96 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Spokane Valley. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Spokane Valley 4.4 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Coeur D Alene with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 6 families in Spokane Valley find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Spokane Valley, call (855) 863-8283.
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Spokane Valley
Washington's Spokane Valley is the largest suburb of Spokane, near the state's eastern border. Some local excursions seniors may enjoy include the Spokane Valley Mall and more than 191 acres of parks and open areas. Seniors in Spokane Valley also take advantage of the vibrant arts and cultural scene in nearby Spokane. For example, the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is a beautifully restored art deco venue that features theatrical and musical offerings to suit a wide variety of tastes.
More than 15 percent of the city's residents are over age 65, and there are three assisted living facilities in Spokane Valley to accommodate their needs. In addition, there are 38 more facilities in the surrounding areas, primarily in Spokane. The Washington State Department of Social and Health Services Aging and Long-Term Support Administration (ALTSA) licenses and regulates long-term care, including the state's assisted living facilities.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Spokane Valley
- Spokane Valley experiences cold winters, with average low temperatures in January falling to 25 degrees. Some seniors may be reluctant to spend much time outdoors during the winter. Summers are pleasant, with average highs in July reaching 82 degrees.
- Spokane Valley is a relatively affordable city, with the cost of living pegged at 1 percent below the U.S. national average.
- Spokane Valley's violent crime rate is below average compared with both Washington state and the national median. Property crime rates are far above average, however, bringing the city's total crime index down to 4 (on a scale in which 100 represents the safest level). Some seniors may find these statistics a concern.
- Spokane Transit (or STA) serves the city of Spokane and surrounding areas, including Spokane Valley. STA offers a reduced fare category, and passengers aged 65 and older are eligible to apply.
- Spokane Valley residents enjoy a variety of arts and culture offerings. The Spokane Valley Arts Council organizes activities to increase the artistic and cultural presence in the city, and the Council lists events it organizes on its website. The Spokane Valley Heritage Museum focuses on local history, and a reduced entry fee is available to seniors 55 and over.
- The Spokane Valley area is home to world-class medical facilities, including MultiCare Valley Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Assisted Living in Spokane Valley
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Spokane Valley start around $3,923 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 Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley
Some financial assistance is available in Washington via Medicaid for assisted living, depending on circumstances. Available programs in the state include a Home and Community-Based Services waiver known as the Community Options Program Entry System (COPES), as well as the Medicaid Personal Care (MPC) program. Assisted living support is also available through the Community First Choice Option (CFCO) and the New Freedom Program.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Washington page.
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 Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley 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 Spokane Valley, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley-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 Spokane Valley
Review of Ridgeview Place Assisted Living and Memory Care
Ridgeview Place Assisted Living and Memory Care was very nice and very small. It was a very nice place. The people that we talked to were very pleasant, very informative, and they showed us around.... Read more
Review of Evergreen Fountains
I have lived at Evergreen Fountains in assisted living for 6 months and I love it here. The staff is wonderful despite being understaffed like most places. I've never had anyone be rude to me. They... Read more
Review of Ridgeview Place Assisted Living and Memory Care
Our mom was here for 3 months. Caregivers are poorly trained and grossly understaffed. Staff is not trained in basic caregiving. Response times for assistance was 15 minutes or longer, at night co... Read more