4 Memory Care Facilities near Burien, WA

2 Memory Care Facilities in Burien, WA

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El Dorado West

Provides: Memory Care
1010 SW 134th Street, Burien, WA 98146
"Celebrating more than 30 years in the Burien community, El Dorado West is a gracious, single story building surrounding a lovely garden courtyard. El Dorado West is conveniently located close to..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Burien

Provides: Memory Care
15020 5th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166
"Welcome to Merrill Gardens at Burien, an apartment-style senior living community offering the amenities of home without the work. Located in downtown Burien, this new senior living community..." More

2 Memory Care Facilities near Burien, WA

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Daystar Retirement Village

Provides: Memory Care
2615 SW Barton Street, Seattle, WA 98126
"Welcome to Daystar Retirement Village, offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services for seniors in Seattle, Washington. At Daystar Retirement Village, your quality of..." More

Buchanan Place

Provides: Memory Care
4732 35th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118

Memory Care near Burien, WA

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Burien

Located just south of Seattle on the Puget Sound, Burien is a scenic suburban city that is ideal for seniors who enjoy the outdoors. Burien has a population of around 52,000 with 14 percent aged 65 and older, some of whom have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or some other form of dementia. Located in Washington where 110,000 people have some type of cognitive impairment, Burien is home to four memory care facilities that are regulated by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. These facilities are simply specialized dementia care units within an assisted living facility.

  • The cost of living index in Burien is 151.5, which is comparable to the national average of 100. This average is higher than both the national average and in other parts of the state. Families with seniors living here in memory care on a budget may have a difficult time making ends meet after paying for an assisted living facility.
  • Crime data reveals that the overall rate of crime in Burien is 61 percent higher than comparable cities within the US - an important consideration for families with loved ones in memory care facilities in the city.
  • Winters in Burien can be long and cold with January lows sometimes dropping below freezing. Families with loved ones in memory care within the city should ensure proper precautions are taken so loved ones can't escape outside in the cold. July average highs are around 75 degrees. The city gets an average of six inches of snow per year.
  • The city of Burien is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care, such as the Highline Medical Center and the Schick Shadel Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies and illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Burien

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Washington

$5,300.00 Federal Way
$5,220.00 Kent
$4,800.00 US
$4,658.00 Seattle
$4,455.00 Bellevue
$3,870.00 Auburn
$3,600.00 Port Orchard
$3,000.00 Burien

Memory Care costs in Burien start around $3,000 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,800 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Burien 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 Memory Care in Burien

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Washington page. Financial Assistance in Washington Financial Assistance in Washington

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Washington page.


Free Memory Care Resources in Burien

Burien 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 memory care resources in Burien, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Burien

Burien-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 Memory Care in Washington page for more information about these laws.

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