22 Memory Care Facilities near Tacoma, WA

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Tacoma, WA

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Narrows Glen

Provides: Memory Care
8201 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, WA 98406
"Natural beauty and historic landmarks are just the beginning. At Narrows Glen, you will find a comfortable blend of style, fine dining and endless social, cultural and recreational opportunities. ..." More

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The Village Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
4707 South Orchard St., Tacoma, WA 98466
"We have chosen The Village Senior Living for my mother. I like the fact that it's a smaller unit. She has a bad hip, and she can walk; but everything is close together, so she doesn't have to walk..." More

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GenCare LifeStyle at Point Ruston

Provides: Memory Care
4970 Main Street, Tacoma, WA 98407
"GenCare LifeStyle at Point Ruston was beautiful, but it was just a little too above the price point. The staff members are wonderful, caring people, they are. The rooms were very nice. Everybody..." More

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The Arbor Rose Adult Family Home, LLC

Provides: Memory Care
1630 East 63rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98404
"I am so thankful for Arbor Rose. My mother was a resident for almost three years. She was well cared for and thrived there. The staff is so kind and loving. Tammy is very knowledgeable and provides..." More

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Peoples Retirement Community

Provides: Memory Care
1720 E 67TH ST, Tacoma, WA 98404
"Peoples Retirement Community is a terrible place. The rooms are cold and shabby. Everything is old. They have these garish two-tone blue walls, and everything is dirty. The staff ignores the..." More

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Bay Bridge Care Home

Provides: Memory Care
1124 N Jackson Ave., Tacoma, WA 98406
"Bay Bridge Care Home is a privately owned family home overlooking the Puget Sound and both the new and old Narrows Bridges throughout the living and dining rooms. Our home is limited to six..." More

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Caring Star 2018

Merrill Gardens at Tacoma

Provides: Memory Care
7290 Rosemount Circle, Tacoma, WA 98465
"Merrill Gardens at Tacoma is located in Tacoma, Washington across from Sunset Terrace Park on South 19th Street. Our apartment-style community offers all the amenities of a home without the work. ..." More

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Pioneer Place Alzheimer Residence of ...

Provides: Memory Care
11519 24th Avenue E, Tacoma, WA 98445

Caring Star 2015

Spring Ridge Assisted Living & Memory...

Provides: Memory Care
6856 E. Portland Avenue,, Tacoma, WA 98404

eliseo

Provides: Memory Care
1301 N Highlands Parkway, Tacoma, WA 98406
"I visited Eliseo, and the salesperson I talked to was OK, but she seemed nervous to me. It's very expensive, and I was not impressed with what they have to offer for the price. The layout was also..." More

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Cascade Park Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
4347 South Union Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98409
"We are in the process of getting my mom into the Cascade Park Gardens. We chose this facility basically because it was recommended by a social worker. The staff was very friendly, very open, and..." More

Weatherly Inn Tacoma

Provides: Memory Care
6016 N Highlands Pkwy, Tacoma, WA 98406
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Caring Star 2020

Meridian at Stone Creek

Provides: Memory Care
1111 S 376th Main St, Milton, WA 98354
"Have worked closely with family on admitting and has taken great care to ensure my dad was adjusting well to his new environment" More

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Caring Star 2015

Brookdale Foundation House

Provides: Memory Care
32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA 98003
"Brookdale Foundation House was the first community I've toured, so I didn't know what to expect. It's a nice facility and everything. I just think that it's too far away. The traffic conditions to..." More
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Bridgeport Place Assisted Living

Provides: Memory Care
5250 Bridgeport Way W, University Place, WA 98467
"Bathing, Toileting, Dressing, Peri-Care, Incontinence Care, Personal Hygiene assistance, Ambulation assistance, Transfer assistance Mild dementia behaviors" More

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Mirror Lake Village

Provides: Memory Care
31000 9th PL SW, Federal Way, WA 98023
"My mother moved into Mirror Lake Village. The staff is friendly and is always looking out for all my mother's needs. I think it's just a good fit for my mom. She seems very comfortable just being..." More

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Olympic Alzheimer's Residence

Provides: Memory Care
3025 14th Avenue NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335
"I really liked Olympic Alzheimer's Residence. We liked the staff, and the facility was very nice. It was bright and cheerful. Because of COVID, you had to wait in the parking lot before you could..." 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

The Cottages at Edgewood

Provides: Memory Care
2510 Meridian Avenue E., Puyallup, WA 98372
"The Cottages at Edgewood was nicely laid out in open areas. The kitchen was open, so you can see the meals that they prepare. They had quite a few activities. It was very nice." More

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Hearthside Manor Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
3625 Drexler Dr W, University Place, WA 98466
"Home to a loving staff and administrator that treats their residents like family!" More

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The Cottages at University Place

Provides: Memory Care
5417 64th Street West, University Place, WA 98467
"The Cottages at University Place, a Memory Care Community, offers three small, cozy cottages, each with a maximum of 20 residents. This design concept allows us to provide your loved one with the..." More

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Cardinals Cottage Adult Family Home

Provides: Memory Care
209 19th Street NW, Puyallup, WA 98371
"Cardinals Cottage Adult Family Home is a locally owned assisted living care home with 6 residents. Cardinals Cottage Adult Family Home is located in a beautiful quiet neighborhood. We aim to..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Tacoma

    The large city of Tacoma has over 200,000 residents and a senior community of nearly 13 percent of the population. The city is among the largest in Washington, where the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services reports that more than 100,000 people have dementia.

    The Tacoma area has 13 memory care facilities, with three in the city and 10 more in the surrounding region. Memory care facilities in Tacoma are situated within assisted living facilities that specialize in dementia care. These facilities are licensed and monitored by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Aging and Long-Term Support Administration.

    • Washington has no state income tax, meaning that Tacoma seniors do not pay taxes on their Social Security benefits, pensions or withdrawals from retirement accounts.
    • The Tacoma area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as St. Joseph Medical Center and Tacoma General Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
      • While living costs in Tacoma are about 20 percent higher than the national median, they are about 10 percent lower than the state median, making the city relatively affordable for seniors. Seniors pay about 20 percent less on medical expenses here than they would elsewhere in the country, which may help those with chronic conditions like Alzheimer's disease afford specialized care.
      • Sperling's Comfort Index, which scores the comfort of a city's climate based on factors like year-round temperature and humidity levels, rates Tacoma a 79 out of 100 possible points. This is compared to the national average comfort index of 54. Summer highs in this city are in the mid-70s, while winter lows are in the mid-30s. This city may be ideal for seniors who prefer a mild year-round climate.


      Paying for Memory Care in Tacoma

      Average Monthly Costs

      Cities in Washington

      $5,623.00 Gig Harbor
      $5,557.00 Tacoma
      $5,120.00 Puyallup
      $5,053.00 US
      $4,363.00 University Place
      $3,606.00 Federal Way
      $3,560.00 Auburn

      Memory Care costs in Tacoma start around $5,557 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,053 per month.

      It’s important to note that memory care rates in Tacoma 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 Tacoma

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

      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 Tacoma

      Tacoma and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 Tacoma, please visit our Memory Care in Washington page.


      Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Tacoma

      Tacoma-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Washington are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Washington page for more information about these laws.

      Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Tacoma

      • Review of The Village Senior Living

        We have chosen The Village Senior Living for my mother. I like the fact that it's a smaller unit. She has a bad hip, and she can walk; but everything is close together, so she doesn't have to walk ... Read more

        Lorri
      • Review of Peoples Retirement Community

        Peoples Retirement Community is a terrible place. The rooms are cold and shabby. Everything is old. They have these garish two-tone blue walls, and everything is dirty. The staff ignores the reside... Read more

        Lorri
      • Review of GenCare LifeStyle at Point Ruston

        GenCare LifeStyle at Point Ruston was beautiful, but it was just a little too above the price point. The staff members are wonderful, caring people, they are. The rooms were very nice. Everybody ha... Read more

        Lorri
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