14 Memory Care Facilities near Seattle, WA

9 Memory Care Facilities in Seattle, WA

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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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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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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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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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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

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Bay Vista Commons

Provides: Memory Care
191 Russel Road, Seattle, WA 98312

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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

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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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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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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

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

Memory Care near Seattle, WA

Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Seattle

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Seattle

Seattle is the largest city in Washington State, where the U.S. Census Bureau puts the city's official population at 724,000 residents. Over 110,000 people in Washington have Alzheimer's disease, and more still have some other form of dementia that requires a residential care option. Memory care is the most common choice for families looking for a place to keep a senior loved one safe and healthy.

Seattle has at least 28 licensed memory care facilities either within its borders or close enough to easily visit loved ones. In these facilities, seniors with Alzheimer's disease and dementia are looked after by professionally trained staff, and the facilities work to keep their patients' doctors and families involved with their continuing care.

  • Weather in Seattle is famously rainy, although this reputation is somewhat exaggerated. In fact, the city gets just 34 inches of rain a year, with roughly 213 rain-free days to enjoy from late spring to early fall. Summer highs average 72 degrees Fahrenheit, and seniors with asthma may wish to stay indoors when the heat and humidity kick up allergens.
  • Seattle is a big city, so it shouldn't be a surprise that living there can get pricey for aging citizens in memory care. The cost of living in the city area can be 49 percent higher than the nationwide average. Seniors should expect to pay higher prices for health care and transportation than in other cities of the Northwest, such as Olympia or even neighboring Tacoma.
  • Crime in Seattle is a more serious issue than elsewhere in the state. Violent crime rates are double the Washington average, while property crimes are around 50 percent higher than the rest of the state. Washington is relatively peaceful, though, so Seattle's crime rate is still lower than the national average in most categories.
  • Seattle is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as University of Washington Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.


Paying for Memory Care in Seattle

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Washington

$4,950.00 Redmond
$4,800.00 Edmonds
$4,799.00 US
$4,658.00 Seattle
$4,455.00 Bellevue
$3,675.00 Bremerton
$3,597.00 Bothell
$3,000.00 Burien

Memory Care costs in Seattle start around $4,658 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 Seattle 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 Seattle

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 Seattle

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

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Seattle

Seattle-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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