Situated on the banks of the Yakima River and surrounded by vineyards and apple orchards in Central Washington’s Yakima Valley, Yakima is a small city with a population of slightly under 97,000. Scenic views of Mount Rainier are available to the north.
Approximately 15% of Yakima’s overall population is aged 65 and over, which is a little less than the national average of 16.8%. Yakima provides a range of senior care options, including assisted living. Services provided by assisted living facilities typically include help with the activities of daily living such as bathing, dressing, household tasks and meal preparation. Most facilities have on-site restaurants/dining rooms and provide residents with activities such as fitness classes, group outings and arts and crafts. Some assisted living facilities have resort-style amenities such as outdoor swimming pools and putting greens. The average cost of assisted living in Yakima is $4,975 per month.
This guide provides seniors and their families with information about assisted living in Yakima. Please keep reading to learn more about senior care costs in Yakima, including comparisons with other Washington communities.