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

  • Sorted through 44 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 14 hours researching assisted living communities in Yakima
  • Read more than 130 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 Yakima is $5,000, which is lower than the state average of $5,750 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,051.

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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 Yakima, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 44 communities in the Yakima area. Institute Trusted Communities

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

Avamere at Englewood Heights
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, 2-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care
Assisted Living: $4,292, Memory Care: $5,595
Avamere at Englewood Heights provides compassionate senior care in a tranquil, supportive living environment. Its assisted living program offers seniors a helping hand with daily tasks and includes personalized care, medication reminders and routine wellness checks. An emergency call system and a dedicated 24-hour staff ensure that residents receive help whenever needed. Nutritious daily meals are offered in a restaurant-style dining setting, allowing residents to socialize over breakfast, lunch and dinner. The community offers seniors a variety of options for group recreation, including fitness classes and game nights. Residents also have access to quiet areas such as the library and outdoor grounds. Housekeeping and maintenance services are included, and the community organizes in-house transportation that residents can use to run errands in the surrounding areas.
What Residents are Saying:
Visitors often praise Avamere's welcoming atmosphere and friendly personnel. "Very clean facility! Excellent quality of care!" says one reviewer. "Years of experience in the community. The most wonderful nursing home in Yakima."
3.74 out of 5 stars
(26) Reviews
3710 Kern Rd., Yakima, WA 98902
Blossom Place
Brookdale Yakima
Elmcroft of Chesterley
Living Care Retirement Community
Meadows Place
Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg
Ponderosa Assisted Living Community
Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone
Sunnyside Assisted Living

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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