6 Assisted Living Facilities near Yelm, WA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Yelm, WA


Prestige Senior Living - Rosemont

Provides: Assisted Living
215 Killion Rd Nw, Yelm, WA 98597
"My mother lives at Prestige Senior Living-Rosemont and she’s in their assisted living. She can take care of herself and they just give her medications. The Prestige is really good. We’ve never had..." More


Easthaven Villa

Provides: Assisted Living
311 Cullens Rd., Yelm, WA 98597
"My mom has lived at Easthaven for over 2 months. She receives friendly, professional care from staff. It was a difficult decision, but it has turned out to be a good one for her health needs. Any..." More

4 Assisted Living Facilities near Yelm, WA


Patriots Landing

Provides: Assisted Living
1600 Marshall Circle, Dupont, WA 98327
"My mother is in Patriot's Landing. It's a military community, they take excellent care, they are very conscientious, and they're the finest that there is anywhere. They ran it like a hotel. It's..." More

Roo-lan Healthcare Center

Provides: Assisted Living
"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

Canterwood Estates Adult Family Home

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

Lodge At Roo-Lan, The

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

    What to Consider About Assisted Living in Yelm

    Yelm, Washington, is just over an hour’s drive away from the Pacific Ocean which is perfect for seniors who enjoy wildlife watching tours and boating activities. Seniors can choose from 17 Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), in the area, all of which provide room and board to seniors as well as offering meal services, personal care and 24-hour supervision. ALFs are licensed by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), Aging and Long-Term Support Administration department.

    Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Yelm

    • Yelm’s climate has a July average high of 76 degrees Fahrenheit and a January average low temperature of 34 degrees. Although the winter is chilly, it only gets six inches of snow, so seniors with limited mobility can still remain active all year round.

    • Seniors thinking about living in Yelm might feel concerned about the city’s high property crime rate. Violent crime is rated at 16.5 out of 100 (1 being the safest), which is lower than the national average of 31.1. Property crime is rated at 51.8, which is much higher than the national average of 38.1.

    • Yelm has no facilities from which to choose in the event of a medical emergency or illness, with the nearest major hospital, MultiCare Allenmore Hospital, located in Tacoma.

    • Seniors in Yelm have access to Inner City Transit services, which is available to transport them to and from doctor appointments, shopping venues and visits to local attractions. There is a reduced fare for seniors.

    • The American Lung Association has rated Thurston County with an ozone score of "A," which means that the air quality is safe even for seniors with respiratory illnesses.

    • Seniors looking to spot wildlife can go to the Northwest Trek Wildlife Park where they can take a tram tour and learn about the animals' natural habitats. Seniors can also dig into Yelm's rich history by visiting the Yelm Historical Museum.

    Paying for Assisted Living in Yelm

    Average Monthly Costs

    Cities in Washington

    $4,000.00 US
    $3,850.00 University Place
    $3,363.00 Olympia
    $3,000.00 Dupont
    $2,695.00 Lacey
    $2,655.00 Yelm

    Assisted Living costs in Yelm start around $2,655 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 Yelm 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 Yelm

    Seniors with limited income in Washington may be able to get help paying for assisted living costs through the Medicaid Personal Care (MPC) or Washington Medicaid COPES programs, both of which are provided by the state. 

    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 Yelm

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

    Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Yelm

    Yelm-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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    Assisted Living near Yelm, WA

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    Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Yelm

    • Review of Prestige Senior Living - Rosemont

      My mother lives at Prestige Senior Living-Rosemont and she’s in their assisted living. She can take care of herself and they just give her medications. The Prestige is really good. We’ve never had ... Read more

    • Review of Prestige Senior Living - Rosemont

      We thought Prestige Senior Living was very nice. The building was clean, and it gave us a feeling of comfort. There was no lingering old people smell. They showed us three rooms that we could choos... Read more

    • Review of Prestige Senior Living - Rosemont

      I got a brother-in-law in Rosemont, and my mother was in Rosemont. I think it is nice. We don’t have any complaints about it. My mother didn’t have any complaints about it; they took good care of h... Read more

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