A Right Place for Seniors in Washington
Washington state is one of the nicest states, maybe because it borders Canada. The crime rate is below that of the national average making it a safer option for seniors retiring.
Assisted Living in Washington
Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey 2019 estimated the average cost of assisted living in Washington to be $5,135 a month, however it ranges between $4,000 to $5,750 depending on your location.
Memory care such as Alzheimer’s and dementia can be 30% more costly. Each senior care facility has its own way of assessing Activities of Daily Living (ADL) for each resident.
Home Care Costs in Washington
As with living facilities, home care costs vary depending on location, ranging from $20 an hour to $31.95 an hour. The most affordable rates come from Bellingham, Spokane, and Olympia, while the most expensive are Kennewick, Bremerton, and Seattle.
Senior Care Facts
Information gathered from AHCA/NCAL
Assisted Living Residents
Are over the age of 85
Have Alzheimer’s disease or other form of dementia.
Assisted Living Providers
- 2,000 assisted living communities
- 41,500 beds/licensed max capacity
- 22 average number of people served