31 Memory Care Facilities in King County, WA

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Overlake Terrace

Provides: Memory Care
2956 152nd Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052
"Our philosophy of service at Overlake Terrace Assisted Living and Independent Living encourages an active and independent senior lifestyle that supports residents' privacy and dignity. Our senior..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Sunrise of Bellevue

Provides: Memory Care
15928 NE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98008
"Located in Bellevue behind Crossroads Shopping Center, Sunrise of Bellevue is ideally situated on a quiet cul de sac - bordered by a park, community center, shops, restaurants and theaters. We..." More

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Redmond Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
15241 NE 20th St., Bellevue, WA 98007
"It was clean and the people were friendly. They can handle dementia patients. The exterior of the building was a little older but the inside was in good shape and painted. The rooms were adequate..." More

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Sunrise of Northgate

Provides: Memory Care
11039 17th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA 98125
"My overall impression of Sunrise of Northgate has been very good. Their rooms are very nice and the amenities are awesome. They do all kinds of things. We walked in one time and they were doing..." More

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Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

Provides: Memory Care
15750 NE 15th ST, Bellevue, WA 98008
"My friend is in Sagebrook at Bellevue. It's under different management at this time. It seems very nice. They have church services. She's in memory care, so it's limited, but they have occasional..." More

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Caring Star 2013

Maple Leaf Assisted Living & Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
9001 Lake City Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115
"At Maple Leaf, our community's culture is built on helping our residents find their happiest, healthiest selves. After hearing from multiple new residents that they were concerned about getting..." More

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Kenmore Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
7221 NE 182nd Street, Kenmore, WA 98028
"I saw the residents having soup during lunch when I was there. The dining area looked homey and the residents were at tables. I saw individual rooms where people sleep, and I like their rooms. They..." More

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Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows

Provides: Memory Care
945 22nd St NE, Auburn, WA 98002
"Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows offers seniors and their families a range of senior living and care services from our inviting community.Living at Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows gives..." More

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Queen Anne Manor

Provides: Memory Care
100 Crockett Street, Seattle, WA 98109
"Welcome to Queen Anne Manor Senior Living, one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in the Queen Anne neighborhood. You’ll find Queen Anne Manor located in the upscale upper Queen Anne..." More

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Sunrise of Bothell

Provides: Memory Care
10605 NE 185th Street, Bothell, WA 98011
"Sunrise of Bothell is an excellent facility. I was really impressed with them, and I can't say enough about it. I really liked what they were conceiving of doing and what they have already put in..." More

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Expressions at Enumclaw

Provides: Memory Care
2454 Cole Street, Enumclaw, WA 98022
"We moved my mother into Expressions at Enumclaw two weeks ago. It's a great, clean place with a beautiful setting, great staff, lots of activities, and memory care. They have exercises and outings,..." More

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Sunrise of Mercer Island

Provides: Memory Care
2959 76th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040
"Step into a Sunrise community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Madrona Park

Provides: Memory Care
31200 23rd Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
"Madrona Park offers Assisted Living services, along with Transitional and Comprehensive Memory Care services. Madrona Park features a nurse onsite 7 days a week, spacious studio, one and two..." More

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Ida Culver House Broadview

Provides: Memory Care
12505 Greenwood Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98133
"Welcome to Ida Culver House Broadview, an Era Living community. Ida Culver House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living,..." More

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Aegis of Kent

Provides: Memory Care
10421 SE 248th St, Kent, WA 98031
"Within our welcoming community you will find the finest care and surroundings for your loved one living with Alzheimer's or dementia. Our focus is on helping your family regain peace through..." More

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The Weatherly Inn

Provides: Memory Care
15101 SE 272nd St, Kent, WA 98042
"My wife became a resident at Weatherly Inn in mid January 2016. She has Dementia and Alzheimer's and a serious problem with being combative and non-directable. In a matter of three days I started..." More

Evergreen Park AFH – Redondo

Provides: Memory Care
142 South 295th Place, Federal Way, WA 98003
"I found a home that was overlooking the water -- Evergreen Park. I took a friend with me, and we looked at it four times. Consistently every time we looked at that home, there was good food, and..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Auburn

Provides: Memory Care
18 1st St SE, Auburn, WA 98002
"We know you’re going to love it here! Enjoy living in the middle of the action in downtown Auburn, close to a variety of stores, multiple restaurants, entertainment options and the Sounder train..." More

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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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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

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Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Provides: Memory Care
1421 Minor Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
"Merrill Gardens at First Hill is perfect for those who like being near boutique shopping, theaters, concert and lecture halls and much more. This friendly retirement community is in the First Hill..." More

Arbor Village Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
24121 116th Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030
"Arbor Village has a memory care unit called The Lodge, an assisted living and retirement community on the same property. The staff was very friendly, understanding, informative, and very..." More

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Spiritwood at Pine Lake

Provides: Memory Care
3607 228th Ave SE, Issaquah, WA 98029
"Nestled among the pines on three wooded acres on the Sammamish Plateau, just north of beautiful Issaquah and east of Lake Sammamish, Spiritwood at Pine Lake truly allows you to relax and enjoy..." More

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Caring Star 2016

Redmond Heights Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
7950 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA 98052
"Redmond Heights Senior Living has the highest level of medical care available in assisted living on the Eastside, set in our welcoming country estate surroundings. We also offer secure Memory Care..." 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

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Patriots Glen

Provides: Memory Care
1640 148th Ave SE, Bellevue, WA 98007
"Located in the lovely Lake Hills neighborhood of southeast Bellevue, Patriots Glen is a community dedicated to promoting maximum independence for our residents while providing compassionate and..." More

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The Gardens at Town Square

Provides: Memory Care
933 111Th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
"Welcome to The Gardens at Town Square, an Era Living community. The Gardens offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living,..." More

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Merrill Gardens at Ballard

Provides: Memory Care
2418 Nw 56th St, Seattle, WA 98107
"Located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, this new community will be ideally located near multiple restaurants, coffee shops and the famous Ballard Locks. We offer private apartments with..." More

Buchanan Place

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

The Inn at Belle Harbour

Provides: Memory Care
2110 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
"Welcome to The Inn at Belle Harbour, where those living with the challenges of memory loss are welcomed to a world built around loving care, modern dementia practices, and urban sophistication...." More

Jefferson House

Provides: Memory Care
12217 NE 128th St, Kirkland, WA 98034
"Jefferson House, part of the Koelsch Senior Communities, and family owned since 1958 is located in the city of Kirkland, WA. Along with excellence in care, Jefferson House will offer full meals,..." More

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in King County

  • Review of Kenmore Senior Living

    I saw the residents having soup during lunch when I was there. The dining area looked homey and the residents were at tables. I saw individual rooms where people sleep, and I like their rooms. They... Read more

    Geraldine
  • Review of Sunrise of Northgate

    My overall impression of Sunrise of Northgate has been very good. Their rooms are very nice and the amenities are awesome. They do all kinds of things. We walked in one time and they were doing act... Read more

    Debra
  • Review of Sagebrook Senior Living at Bellevue

    My friend is in Sagebrook at Bellevue. It's under different management at this time. It seems very nice. They have church services. She's in memory care, so it's limited, but they have occasional o... Read more

    Mary
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What to Consider About Memory Care in King County

King County, situated on the east shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington has a population of 1,931,249 people. More than 10 percent of these residents are seniors aged 65 and older, some of whom may be among the 110,000 Washington seniors who are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. There are more than 30 memory care facilities in King County to support these seniors.

In King County and the rest of Washington, memory care facilities are referred to as Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and are governed by the Aging and Long-term Support Administration Department of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.

  • King County has poor air quality. On a scale where 100 represents areas with the best air quality, the county has a rank of 29, almost 30 points lower than the national average of 58. Families of seniors with respiratory ailments might want to consider facility options in one of the smaller counties in Washington.
  • Seniors living in King County can benefit from Washington’s tax laws since the state does not levy taxes on Social Security income, pensions, or retirement savings account withdraws. Seniors living in the county might find that they have more money to contribute to their facility costs.
  • The cost of living in King County is quite high. The county ranks 183.1, more than 80 points higher than the national average of 100. Although groceries and healthcare costs are slightly lower than the national average, housing ranks much higher at 340. Seniors’ families might want to keep the county’s cost of living in mind when preparing their memory care budget.
  • On a scale where 100 represents the most dangerous areas in which to live, King County has a violent crime rating of 34.5, only slightly higher than the U.S. average of 31.1, and a property crime rating of 38.1, on par with the national average. The lower crime rates in the county might give seniors’ families peace of mind knowing that their loved one's in care are safe; however, it's still a good idea to ask the staff at prospective facilities about the security measures they take to keep their residents safe.


Paying for Memory Care in King County

Average Monthly Costs

Counties in Washington

$4,799.00 US
$4,622.00 Skagit County
$4,442.00 Snohomish County
$4,416.00 King County
$4,199.00 Pierce County
$3,763.00 Thurston County
$3,736.00 Kitsap County

Memory Care costs in King County start around $4,416 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in King County 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 King County

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 King County

King County 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 King County, please visit our Assisted Living in Washington page.

Memory Care Facilities in King County

Directory of Winners in the King County Area


Memory Care Laws and Regulations in King County

King County-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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