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

  • Sorted through 103 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 30 hours researching assisted living communities in Olympia
  • Read more than 160 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 20 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 Olympia is $5,250, which is lower than the state average of $5,500 and considerably higher than 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 Olympia, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 103 communities in the Olympia area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Olympia 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.

Alpine Way Continuing Care Community
Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite
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Alpine Way Continuing Care Community takes the burden of daily tasks of living off seniors so they can focus on enjoying their golden years. Its pet-friendly apartments are cleaned and maintained by gracious staff members through regular housekeeping, laundry and linen services. Residents have access to support from trained caregivers and licensed nurses 24 hours a day. Regular care conferences are scheduled with residents and their families, and care plans can be individualized to include services such as rehabilitation, diabetic management and continence care. Specialized programming supports the physical and mental well-being of seniors, through educational classes, fitness groups and planned activities. An award-winning chef designs irresistible menus and snacks each day, and dining hours are flexible so seniors can adjust meal times according to their preferences.
What Residents are Saying:
Alpine Way Continuing Care Community earns top marks from visitors for the attention caregivers lavish on residents. One visitor praised the facility after spending some time there, commenting, "I loved the way all the staff interacted with the residents. Very nice staff and beautiful building."
4.48 out of 5
(32) Reviews
900 W. Alpine Way,
Shelton, WA 98584
Bonaventure of Lacey Senior Living
Bridgeport Place
Brookdale Olympia East
Cascade Park Vista
Chehalis West Assisted Living
Easthaven Villa
Fieldstone Cooper Point Olympia
Franke Tobey Jones Retir10
Maple Creek Of Lakewood
Maple Glen Assisted Living
Merrill Gardens at Tacoma
Narrows Glen
Olympics West Retirement Inn
Patriots Landing
Prestige Senior Living Rosemont
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community
The Sequoia
Weatherly Inn

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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