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

  • Sorted through 41 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 18 hours researching assisted living communities in Federal Way
  • Read more than 90 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 8 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 Federal Way is $6,500, which is considerably higher than the state average of $5,500 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Federal Way, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 41 communities in the Federal Way area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Federal Way 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
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Day Services
Not Listed
Located in a peaceful downtown neighborhood, Brookdale Federal Way offers seniors views of beautiful Mount Rainier from its second-floor community room and several of its apartments. Seniors at Brookdale stay active with strolls to nearby stores or keep engaged by joining a lively card game in the on-site activities room. On cool evenings, residents socialize in the comfortable fireside living room or cozy up with a book from the on-site library. Brookdale Federal Way offers 24-hour security and emergency care for residents\' peace of mind.
What Residents are Saying:
Visiting family members note the kind staff and active community. One says, \"It\'s been great for my mom. They have activities that are some of the ones she used to enjoy before moving to the community. The staff are very good, friendly and responsive. The meals and snacks are great, and they offer a variety.\"
3.51 out of 5 stars
(56) Reviews
31002 14th Ave. S., Federal Way, WA 98003
Brookdale Foundation House
Federal Way Quality Care
Garden Terrace Healthcare Center of Federal Way
Hallmark Manor
Life Care Center of Federal Way
LifeStyle at Steel Lake
Village Green Retirement Campus

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes 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

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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