In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Auburn area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 68 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Auburn
  • Read more than 540 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Auburn is $5,000, which is lower than the state average of $5,750 and higher than the national average of $4,300.

Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)
Christina Drumm-Boyd
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM)

Christina is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) who is passionate about seniors and their families. Along with her staff, Christina works hands-on with each client to find the best solutions for the challenges that often come with aging.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Auburn, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 68 communities in the Auburn area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Auburn area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Brookdale Federal Way
110
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living
Not Listed
Located in a quiet neighborhood, Brookdale Federal Way offers new activities to its residents daily. To assess each resident's needs, the community's staff consults with the resident as well as their physician and family. Then, the staff forms a personalized care plan, which is flexible as a resident's needs change. Staff members can help with dining, medication management and chores such as laundry and housekeeping. A 24-hour security system provides protection, and for emergency situations, help is available around the clock. Amenities include a beauty salon and barbershop, library and community kitchen. Residents can also enjoy a game room and fireside living room. Additionally, the community's Personal Solutions program allows seniors to order items such as toothpaste and soap for home delivery. Brookdale Federal Way's dining program offers freshly made meals, snacks and coffee each day.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers speak highly of Brookdale Federal Way, with one calling the staff members "very caring people" who "want the best for the residents." Another praises the grounds and facility, including its wide hallways and comfortable temperatures. The community's upkeep, cleanliness and spacious apartments also stand out.
3.85 out of 5 stars
(59) Reviews
31002 14th Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003
Brookdale Foundation House
Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure
Farrington Court Retirement Community
GenCare Lifestyle Federal Way
Meridian at Stone Creek
Merrill Gardens at Auburn
Normandy Park Senior Living
Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows
Village Concepts of Auburn - Brannan Park

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available
amenities.

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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