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Assisted Living in Kent, Washington

Located in Washington’s King County and a part of the Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area, Kent is a mid-sized city with easy access to Seattle, the Washington Coast and the Cascade Mountain Range. Active seniors who enjoy spending time outdoors appreciate numerous recreational opportunities such as boating, fishing, hiking and golfing. Although Seattle is less than a 30-minute drive from Kent, residents of Kent enjoy a vibrant downtown with distinctive shopping, food and beverage and entertainment options. Sports fans can catch a hockey game at Kent’s ShoWare Center, and those who love open-air markets can find fresh produce, baked goods and arts and crafts at the Kent Farmers Market.

Assisted living is a residential housing alternative for seniors that provides customized assistance and care designed to promote independence and a good quality of life. Many facilities also feature lifestyle amenities, such as swimming pools, salons and restaurant-style dining rooms. The average cost of assisted living in Kent is $5,750 per month, which is slightly less than the Washington average but significantly higher than the national monthly rate.

The following guide is designed to provide information about assisted living in Kent and includes cost comparisons, ways to pay for care and a list of local resources. 

13 Assisted Living communities in Kent, WA | 20 nearby communities

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1. Farrington Court

516 Kenosia Ave S, Kent, WA, 98030

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Cogir of Kent

25035 104th Ave SE, Kent, WA, 98030

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Stafford Suites

112 Kennebeck Avenue N., Kent, WA, 98030

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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Arbor Village Senior Living, Kent, WA

4. Arbor Village Senior Living

24121 116Th St SE, Kent, WA, 98030

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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House Of Epiphany, Kent, WA

5. House Of Epiphany

25415 32nd Pl S, Kent, WA, 98032

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Divine Works Adult Home Care, Kent, WA

6. Divine Works Adult Home Care

22605 105th Ave SE, Kent, WA, 98031

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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Lina's Afh #3, Kent, WA

7. Lina’s Afh #3

2005 S 250th St, Kent, WA, 98032

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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Angels' Arms Llc, Kent, WA

8. Angels’ Arms Llc

21823 95th Pl S, Kent, WA, 98031

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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Horizon Gardens Afh, Kent, WA

9. Horizon Gardens Afh

304 Hazel Ave N, Kent, WA, 98030

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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Meadowgreen Afh, Kent, WA

10. Meadowgreen Afh

12109 SE 223rd Dr, Kent, WA, 98031

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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Golden Joy Senior Care, Kent, WA

11. Golden Joy Senior Care

13030 SE 261st Pl, Kent, WA, 98030

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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Ruthaven, Kent, WA

12. Ruthaven

15843 SE 256th St, Kent, WA, 98042

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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Valy's Adult Family Home, Kent, WA

13. Valy’s Adult Family Home

25106 116th Ave SE, Kent, WA, 98030

Residential Care

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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20 matching communities nearby Kent

1. Meridian at Stone Creek

1111 S 376th St, Milton, WA, 98354

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. University House Issaquah

22975 SE Black Nugget Road, Issaquah, WA, 98029

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (855) 430-2394

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3. Brookdale Foundation House

32290 1st Avenue South, Federal Way, WA, 98003

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. GenCare Federal Way

31200 23rd Avenue South, Federal Way, WA, 98003

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. GenCare The Lodge at Eagle Ridge

1600 S. Eagle Ridge Drive, Renton, WA, 98055

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Cedar Ridge by Bonaventure

9515 198th Avenue East, Bonney Lake, WA, 98391

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Brookdale Federal Way

31002 14th Ave. South, Federal Way, WA, 98003

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Normandy Park Senior Living

16625 1st Ave S, Normandy Park, WA, 98148

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (833) 949-3263

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9. GenCare LifeStyle at Point Ruston

4970 Main Street, Tacoma, WA, 98407

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Prestige Senior Living Auburn Meadows

945 22nd St NE, Auburn, WA, 98002

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. Village Green Retirement Campus

35419 1st Ave S, Federal Way, WA, 98003

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Brookdale West Seattle

4611 35th Ave SW, Seattle, WA, 98126

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. Fountain Court Senior Living

24200 224th Avenue SE, Maple Valley, WA, 98038

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Mill Ridge Village

607 28th Avenue, Milton, WA, 98354

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Avista Sumner

5713 Parker Rd E, Sumner, WA, 98390

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Island House

7810 SE 30th St, Mercer Island, WA, 98040

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Home Instead – Federal Way, WA

32700 Pacific Hwy S, Suite 10, Federal Way, WA, 98003

Home Care, Personal Care

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. Aliceville Adult Family Home

1413 12th ST NE, Auburn, WA, 98002

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

From $6000 / mo

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19. Sunrise of Mercer Island

2959 76th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA, 98040

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Daystar Retirement Village

2615 SW Barton Street, Seattle, WA, 98126

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Kent

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in Washington. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Kent

According to the findings of the Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey, the monthly cost of assisted living for Kent residents is an average of $5,750.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Kent

Although the average cost of assisted living in Kent is substantially higher than the national median of $4,500, it’s slightly less than the overall average for Washington, which is $6,000 per month.

$5750

Kent

$6000

Washington

$4500

The United States

Assisted living costs in most Washington cities are lower than they are in Kent, with the exception of those in the Seattle Metro Area, where the monthly median is $1,000 more. South of Kent in Longview, assisted living costs are $400 lower, while prices drop further moving north to Bellingham, at over $1,000 less. On Washington’s east side, Residents of Walla Walla and Spokane pay about $2,500 and $1,000 less, respectively. Central Washington residents in Yakima pay about $800 less than those in Kent, at an average of $4,975.

$5750

Kent

$6750

Seattle

$5300

Longview

$4600

Bellingham

$3211

Walla Walla

$4888

Spokane

$4975

Yakima

NOTE: Data for Kent was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Bremerton, was used instead.

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Kent

Paying for assisted living in Washington

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Washington.

Kent Assisted Living Resources


ContactDescription
Area Agency on Aging for Seattle and King County 206-684-0660Area Agency on Aging for Seattle and King County provides seniors and disabled persons with information about local resources designed to maintain independence and a good quality of life. This agency administers federal funding from the Older Americans Act to community-based service providers such as Meals on Wheels, local senior centers and a legal service designed to assist senior citizens in obtaining state and federal benefits and entitlements. 
Kent Senior Activity Center(253) 856-5150Kent Senior Activity Center is open Monday through Friday and offers a variety of activities. Seniors can drop in for a game of cards, enjoy lunch with friends,  join a book club or take an exercise or arts and crafts class. The center also sponsors special events such as concerts and workshops as well as group trips to local attractions. Seniors are also welcome to join the center’s volunteer roster. 
Kent’s Free Circulating Shuttle1-866-261-DARTOperated by the City of Kent, the free Circulating Shuttle provides no-cost door-to-door transportation. Drivers are trained to help passengers with wheelchairs, walkers and other mobility devices. 
King County Veterans Programs206-477-8282The King County Veterans Program collaborates with regional partners to provide support services to former and current members of the U.S. armed forces and their families. Services include emergency assistance, help finding employment and mental health referrals. 
American Legion Post #15(253) 859-9905Veterans of all branches of the U.S. armed forces and their families can find opportunities for socializing at the American Legion. The organization frequently hosts meals, provides assistance to needy veterans and offers scholarships to the children and grandchildren of members. 

Kent Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Kent area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in Washington