6 Assisted Living Facilities near Walla Walla, WA

4 Assisted Living Facilities in Walla Walla, WA

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Whitman Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1018 Whitman Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
"Pioneer House was our first choice. It had nice rooms, great staff, and a lot of pride in meal preparations. I talked to some people that live there, and they were very happy. It was just a really..." More

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Wheatland Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1500 Catherine Street, Walla Walla, WA 99362
"After taking care of my father for 4 years, along with the help of my mother, It got to the point were we knew "Dad" needed a little more help. He Has Alzheimer's. It was SO hard watching my..." More

Washington Odd Fellows Home

Provides: Assisted Living
534 Boyer Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362
"The facility that I ended up finding is Washington Odd Fellows Home for my mom. All are excellent, and we are extremely pleased. The rooms are nice, and they exceed the need. The food is good. The..." More

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Brookdale Walla Walla

Provides: Assisted Living
1460 Dalles Military Rd., Walla Walla, WA 99362
"Brookdale seemed very nice with a good mood and helpful staff. The schedule of events seemed very creative and rich, and the menu looked good. The décor was calming, and I liked the garden area; it..." More

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2 Assisted Living Facilities near Walla Walla, WA

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Brookdale College Place

Provides: Assisted Living
550 E Whitman Dr, College Place, WA 99324
"Brookdale seemed very nice and had a library and lively décor but ordinary landscaping. The staff was good, though I didn’t see many staff members or residents when I visited. " More

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Evergreen Oregon Assisted Living & Re...

Provides: Assisted Living
1010 NE 3rd Ave, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862
"A Christian assisted living facility in Mesa, if you like a sedentary lifestyle. Very, very quiet with little input from staff. My mother and I checked out this facility in the same day we toured..." More

Assisted Living near Walla Walla, WA

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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Walla Walla

  • Review of Brookdale Walla Walla

    Brookdale seemed very nice with a good mood and helpful staff. The schedule of events seemed very creative and rich, and the menu looked good. The décor was calming, and I liked the garden area; it... Read more

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  • Review of Washington Odd Fellows Home

    The facility that I ended up finding is Washington Odd Fellows Home for my mom. All are excellent, and we are extremely pleased. The rooms are nice, and they exceed the need. The food is good. The ... Read more

    Caring112121550
  • Review of Brookdale Walla Walla

    We went to visit someone at the Emeritus at Garrison Creek Lodge, but we haven't really toured the whole building. It seemed like a nice facility. We liked it. They had a big dining area, and the r... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Walla Walla

Walla Walla sits in the southeastern part of the state, just a few miles from the Oregon border. The city is home to just over 30,000 people with 7 percent aged 65 and over. There are four assisted living facilities in Walla Walla and one each in the neighboring towns of College Place, Washington and Milton-Freewater, Oregon.

In Walla Walla, and all of Washington, an assisted living facility is comprised of a community or home that provides basic services, housing and sometimes domiciliary support. Assisted living facilities are governed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Walla Walla

  • Walla Walla has generally pleasing weather all year with lower than average rain and snow amounts. The increased days of sunshine and lower precipitation is conducive to improved respiration and mobility for seniors.
  • Cost of living in Walla Walla is 2.1 percent higher than the national average. Seniors will find costs higher for groceries, health care and transportation.
  • For seniors interested in employment, Washington doesn't have an income tax. Sales tax, however, is higher than the national average of 6 percent at 8.9 percent.
  • Public transportation is available to seniors via the Valley Transit, which offers reduced fares for seniors and those with disabilities. The Columbia County Bus system provides transportation between Walla Walla and other neighboring cities. Seniors may ride all day with unlimited boardings for only $1.
  • Walla Walla has an array of community resources for seniors, including the   Walla Walla Senior Center, an organization that offers plenty of activities and social gatherings for those interested in friendly interactions.


Paying for Assisted Living in Walla Walla

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Washington

$4,000.00 US
$3,211.00 Richland
$3,202.00 Kennewick
$3,110.00 Hermiston
$2,938.00 La Grande
$2,897.00 Walla Walla
$2,839.00 Pendleton

Assisted Living costs in Walla Walla start around $2,897 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 Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla

Walla Walla has one of the lowest assisted living costs in Washington. Some seniors may still need to explore financial assistance to pay for assisted living expenses. Aid is available through Medicaid, which is called Washington Apple Health in the state of Washington. 

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 Walla Walla

Walla Walla 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.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Walla Walla

Walla Walla-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.