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

  • Sorted through 49 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 17 hours researching assisted living communities in Tacoma
  • Read more than 105 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 9 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 Tacoma is $4,723, which is lower than the state average of $5,500 and higher than the national average of $4,051.

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 Tacoma, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 49 communities in the Tacoma area. Trusted Communities spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Tacoma 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 Allenmore
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living
Not Listed
Brookdale Allenmore emphasizes helping seniors live a vibrant, stimulating lifestyle full of fun, shared experiences and opportunities to learn new skills. Residents can start their day with a morning fitness class or spend an afternoon listening to live music or learning how to dance. They can bake in the community kitchen, grow vegetables in the garden or simply relax with their favorite book in the library. Additionally, calming neutral paint colors and soaring ceilings in the shared dining hall create a comfortable, open and airy feel.
What Residents are Saying:
Relatives appreciate the hardworking nurses and problem-solving administrators. One said, "Brookdale at Allenmore has amazingly positive, caring, and strong leadership. The executive director is phenomenal, and the 'sales' individual is as fabulous. I am beyond grateful for every single individual who is employed there. Everyone is wonderful to the residents and visitors. The nursing care is on top of it!"
4.31 out of 5 stars
(26) Reviews
3615 S. 23rd St., Tacoma, WA 98405
Charlton Place Assisted Living
King's Manor
Merrill Gardens at Tacoma
Narrows Glen
Spring Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care
The Meridian at Stone Creek
The Village Senior Living
Weatherly Inn Tacoma

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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