Assisted living facilities are residential communities designed for older adults who need a little extra help with everyday activities such as grooming and other nonmedical personal care, household chores and meals. The average cost of assisted living in Renton, WA, is $6,750, which is higher than both the national and state averages, according to Genworth’s 2021 Cost of Care Survey.
This guide contains information on assisted living costs in Renton, information on how to pay for it, and a list of low-cost and free resources designed for older adults in Renton.
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1. 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
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COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Renton
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 Renton
Renton residents pay an average of $6,750 per month in assisted living costs.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Renton
At an average cost of $6,750 per month, assisted living in Renton and other suburbs of Seattle is significantly more expensive than the national average of $4,500. It’s also higher than the statewide average of $6,000.
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Other Washington communities offer more affordable assisted living costs than Renton. On the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains, Spokane residents pay an average of $4,888 per month, while their counterparts in the state’s southeastern corner pay $3,211 in Walla Walla. Up near the Washington border with Canada, Bellingham residents pay an average of $4,600 for assisted living, which is more than $2,000 less than costs in Renton. Those in Washington’s capital, Olympia, pay an average of $4,805. Costs are also lower in Longview at $5,300 per month.
Note:Data for Renton was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Seattle, was used instead.
How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Renton
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:
The Veterans and Human Service Levy helps match veterans, servicemembers and their families with programs and services towards a healthy lifestyle. The program can also help service members aged 55 and older transition into a civilian lifestyle, ensure they receive the benefits they are entitled to and provide employment assistance.
Developed by the University of Washington’s Health and Promotion Research Center, the Program to Encourage Active, Rewarding Lives (PEARLS) helps older adults with depression find high quality mental health care in a community-based setting to improve their quality of life. The program is ideal for individuals with chronic illness. It works in close cooperation with local, state and national mental health organizations.
The Area Agency on Aging helps link seniors with community-based organizations that provide nutrition, transportation, health services and caregiver support. The organization also serves as an advocate to seniors in assisted living communities to help identify and resolve any issues that arise.
The Renton Senior Center is a daily gathering spot for adults aged 50 and older to receive quality social and recreational opportunities. The center provides a calendar full of activities including arts and crafts, fitness classes, day trips, meals and transportation.
Previously known as Senior Services, Sound Generations is a nonprofit organization that provides services to aging adults and their loved ones in King County. The program matches seniors with food, transportation, health and wellness and other assistance.
Renton Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted Living Facilities in the Renton 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.