Empress Senior Living

Offers Assisted Living, Independent Living, and Memory Care

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4020 NE 55th St., Seattle, WA 98105
Call (844) 325-8230
Empress Senior Living (844) 325-8230

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What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Empress's full time care coordinator stays abreast of the latest trainings and the care team stays up to date with certifications and various trainings.

Describe the overall population of assisted living residents at Empress Senior Living. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

Mid 80's. is our average age. Walking, socializing with one another, taking part in the myriad of options on our engaging activities calendar.

What programs or activities does Empress Senior Living offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Offering a robust and engaging calendar. Outings, Live Entertainment, Lectures, Exercise Programs and much more. Our director is fully and joyfully engaged with all residents.

What places are near Empress Senior Living or within walking distance for assisted living residents to enjoy?

Metropolitan Market is directly across the street. Yummy (Chinese) Cafe is right next door PCC Grocers City Peoples Mercantile & Gifts Katerman's Sand Point Pharmacy and Gifts Public Library City Bus Transportation Cafes & Restaurants Burke-Gilman Walking/Biking Trails

What transportation services does Empress Senior Living offer to assisted living residents?

Empress Transportation Available for all Fun Outings City Bus Service steps away We will assist with setting up Uber accounts and scheduling

What makes the chef or dining program at Empress Senior Living exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

Chef's Middle Name should be "Exceptional" All meals are freshly prepared Menu changes with the seasons Daily Specials Menu Choices brought right to your table. Sit anywhere you like open seating, fresh flowers and cheerful outdoor lighting make the experience all the better.

What safety features or security measures does Empress Senior Living offer to assisted living residents?

Safety Pull Chords in the community as well as in multiple locations in each apt.

How does Empress Senior Living keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

With two way communication between the families and Empress. Strong communication and follow through is exceptional at Empress.

What is the care staff-to-resident ratio at Empress Senior Living during daytime and nighttime hours?

Staffing is based on resident needs/acuity levels.

If Empress Senior Living accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

We love small pets. There is a dog walk on the rooftop patio and the neighborhood is very walkable with a park just across the street.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Empress's full time care coordinator stays abreast of the latest trainings and the care team stays up to date with certifications and various trainings.

Describe the overall population of independent living residents at Empress Senior Living. What is their average age? What are their favorite things to do?

We opened June 1st 2022 and the culture of the community is growing at this time. The average age is mid 80's and they are an engaged group.

What places are nearby for independent living residents to enjoy?

Downtown Seattle Museums and Art Walking Trails (Burke Gilman) PCC Grocery is a couple blocks away Metropolitan Market is directly across the street University Village Shopping Mall is 1 mile from Empress Senior Living Seattle's Historic University of Washington Campus is just around the corner A multitude of cafes and wonderful local restaurants Additionally - there is a Movie Theatre in our community, Multiple Lounge Areas, A Bistro, A Beautiful RoofTop Gardens, Downstairs outdoor courtyard, Hair Salon and more.

What are some recent off-site events that the community activity director at Empress Senior Living has organized?

Private tour of a local chocolatier. Brewery/Winery Tours Lunches to local restaurants. Area parks. Scenic Drives - in many cases to the places requested by residents specifically Casino's Shopping

What transportation services does Empress Senior Living offer to independent living residents?

Community Van for community related fun outings

What makes the chef or dining program at Empress Senior Living exceptional? What kind of menu can independent living residents expect?

Chef's Middle Name should be "Exceptional" All meals are freshly prepared Menu changes with the seasons Daily Specials Menu Choices brought right to your table. Sit anywhere you like open seating

What common areas are available for independent living residents?

Common areas abound. 2 Fireside lounges A Movie Theatre with Comfy Seating and Dolby Sound Fireside Library and Activities Courtyard Outdoor Area on lower level Rooftop Lush Gardens on Roof Top Bistro in Main Lobby

What safety features or security measures does Empress Senior Living offer to independent living residents?

Safety Pull Chords all over the community as well as in all apartments

If Empress Senior Living accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Small pets are welcomed There is a dog walk on the roof top patio The neighborhood is dog friendly and there is a public park across the street

Does Empress Senior Living work with an agency or registry to provide nursing and medical assistance as needed?

Empress has two nurses with overlapping schedules. Yes, we can offer resources if necessary

How many staffers are on duty in the daytime and overnight?

The Memory Care Setting is small and intimate with only 17 private studio apts. Fully staffed with 3 Caregivers, A Medications Tech, An Activities Director and Empress has two nurses on property - they overlap a 7 day a week schedule.

What safety features or security measures does Empress Senior Living provide to protect residents who wander?

Secure Private Memory Care Apartments on 2nd Floor in Audreys Garden

What programs or activities does Empress Senior Living offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

There is a fully engaged director for activities and a full calendar of activities. Families ar welcome to have direct access to this calendar and how their loved one is able to take advantage of options via our private web portal.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

We have a nursing team of 2 who work directedly in the community with one of them on property 7 days per week and families can call them directly vs nurse 'oversite" Assessments are addressed on both ongoing basis as well as needs driven. This is a two way communication between Empress and Families. It's a highly responsive and approachable communications .

How does Empress Senior Living keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Empress has an experienced nursing team of 2 who work directedly in the community with one of them on property 7 days per week and families can call them directly vs nurse 'oversite" Assessments are addressed on both ongoing basis as well as needs driven. This is a two way communication between Empress and Families. It's a highly responsive and approachable communications resulting in more positive outcomes for all.

Describe the neighborhood around Empress Senior Living. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

One of the most vibrant, pedestrian-friendly urban enclaves in Seattle where people can walk to the grocery, café, or restaurants.

Is Empress Senior Living affiliated with a hospital if more care is needed?

World class hospitals (Swedish Hospital, UW Medical Center, Harborview Hospital, Virginia Mason Hospital and Kaiser Permanente)

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Services and Amenities of Empress Senior Living

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  • Rent Plus Care Fees
  • Entry Fee
  • Fee Structure Extra: Entry Fee Cost : $13500
  • Assisted Living Starting At: $5450/month
  • Independent Living Starting At: $5450/month
  • Memory Care Starting At: $6075/month

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals

Features

  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Resident Transportation
  • Party Space
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Internet Enabled Rooms
  • Wifi

Health services

  • Hospice Care
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes

Activities

  • Offsite Activities
  • Music
  • Games
  • Stories
  • Religious Services
  • Lectures Discussions
  • Book Clubs
  • Tai Chi
  • Fitness Room
  • Yoga
  • Gardening
  • Cooking
  • Arts And Crafts
  • Activities Extra: Engaging And Stimulating Calendar Of Choices

Guest services

  • Guest Parking
  • Guests At Mealtime
  • Overnight Guests

Diet

  • Diabetic
  • Kosher
  • Special Diets
  • Low Salt
  • Diet Extra: 3 Freshly Prepared Meals For All Residents/Daily Specials And/Or Seasonal Menu Choices

General

  • Resident Capacity: 73
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed Only

Payment options

  • Insurance
  • Check

Licenses

  • State Licenses: 2613
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About Empress Senior Living

WELCOME TO EMPRESS SENIOR LIVING!

Imagine an elegant new community for seniors situated in a European-Style neighborhood, with quaint shopping, beautiful tree-lined streets, and established family residences. Welcome to Empress Senior Living! We offer a boutique senior living residence with the features and service of a fine hotel.

EMPRESS INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES:

This is our entry-level program and is accessed by all residents. The following are some of the Independent Living services that we provide at Empress Senior Living:

  • 3 Delicious Meals Daily Ordered Off the Menu
  • All Day Snacks and Coffee or Tea Service in The Bistro
  • Full Activity Program
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Weekly Housekeeping and Flat Linens
  • Weekly Load of Personal Laundry
  • Concierge Service
  • 24-Hour Staff Safety Net
  • All Utilities (except phone and cable)
  • Full Use of All Facilities

EMPRESS ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES:

The following are some of the Assisted Living services that we provide at Empress Senior Living:

  • Medication Assistance
  • Bathing, Dressing, & Grooming
  • Continence Support
  • Escorts and Transfers
  • Safety Checks
  • Limited Diabetic Services
  • Cueing and Event Reminders
  • Registered Nurse Led Health Care Coordination
  • Escorts and Transfers
  • Experience Dealing with Alzheimer’s, and Other Dementia Challenges within the Assisted Living setting

EMPRESS MEMORY SUPPORT SERVICES:

The following are some of the Memory Support services that we provide at Empress Senior Living:

  • A community designed around a central "hearth" great room, with easy connections to nature on the dedicated open air outdoor deck and entertainment lounge
  • RN led staff with an LPN, Certified Nursing Assistants with Dementia specialty training, and on-duty staff 24 hours per day
  • Walking Path and 4,400 square foot roof garden terrace for exercise and access to outdoor spaces
  • Structured Activity Calendar with exercise classes, walking groups, and other daily events

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