Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Seattle, WA

In Seattle, seniors ages 65 and older comprise approximately 12.3% of the city’s population, for a total of over 92,700 residents. While this percentage of senior residents is significantly less than the United States’ average of 16%, Alzheimer’s disease is a growing threat that caused nearly 12% of the city’s total deaths in 2018. In fact, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that the rate of Alzheimer’s-related deaths in Seattle increased by 8.1% from 2014 to 2018, while the rate of all deaths in the country increased only 6%.

Fortunately, the Seattle area is home to dozens of memory care facilities staffed with dedicated professionals providing specialized, high-quality care. Below, we’ve curated a list of Seattle’s top 10 memory care facilities. To help seniors find the best memory care community for their needs, we’ve included information on each facility’s standout amenities, along with a snapshot of what residents are saying.

Quail Park of West Seattle

Quail Park of West Seattle

4515 41st Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98116

At Quail Park of West Seattle, residents of the Tribute memory care program live in a modern facility with a calming, peaceful, luxurious feel. The shared living areas include comfortable common rooms and secure outdoor garden patios filled with lush greenery. In the attractive dining hall, large windows provide expansive views of the city and nearby mountains, and delicious food is served on bright, colorful plates to help make meals more enticing for those with dementia. Additionally, the facility uses senior-focused iN2L tablets to give residents access to videos, activities and simulations that connect them to loved ones and their varied interests. 

What Residents Are Saying
Loved ones say they appreciate the details that make the facility comfortable, welcoming and safe for memory care residents. One reviewer says, “Quail Park is a secure place, but in an understated way that mostly flies under the residents’ radar… The activities schedule is fun and mixes low-key with bigger events… Thoughtful touches are everywhere at Quail Park, including small things like closet lights that turn on automatically when you walk in.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Queen Anne Manor

Queen Anne Manor

100 Crockett Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Queen Anne Manor’s beautiful interiors are adorned with vibrant artwork and attractive furnishings. The facility is pet-friendly, and residents can choose to live in a studio, one-bedroom apartment or penthouse suite with an outdoor deck. Amenities include a media room, a fitness center with senior-friendly equipment, a stimulating game room with a billiards table and a relaxing lounge area for socializing. Additionally, residents can play tunes on the baby grand piano, stroll through the secure outdoor courtyard or dine with loved ones in the private dining room.

What Residents Are Saying
Residents’ family members praise the facility for its caring, respectful staff and warm, nurturing environment. One person writes, “My Mom and Dad lived at Queen Anne Manor in their memory care community Anna’s Garden. The community is very nice but has a comfortable, homey feel to it that fits my parents. The nursing staff was very caring to both my parents and to my husband and I.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Merrill Gardens at First Hill

Merrill Gardens at First Hill

1421 Minor Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Merrill Gardens at First Hill is a lively, family-owned facility. The Garden House memory care community is staffed by friendly, dedicated caregivers who encourage residents’ loved ones to join activities to help them feel connected and engaged. For fun, residents can exercise their green thumbs in the Eldergrow gardening program, shoot pool in the billiards room or listen to a live music performance on the piano. In the beautiful shared dining hall, a wall of tall windows overlooks the facility’s serene courtyard and surrounding trees. 

What Residents Are Saying
Family members rave about Merrill Gardens at First Hill’s tasty food and multiple dining options as well as the warm, amenable staff. “I enjoy having delicious and healthy meals in the dining room.  My family reserves the private dining room for special occasions when we have a large group. There are always beautiful flowers to welcome people at the entrance and the front desk staff are extremely friendly and helpful,” one resident’s loved one says.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

El Dorado West

El Dorado West

1010 SW 134th Street
Burien, WA 98164

Located just outside Seattle in Burien, El Dorado West’s beautiful, contemporary building has a slightly rustic feel that emulates the town’s natural beauty. Memory care residents can lounge in a cozy living room with a warm brick fireplace or make a video call to loved ones in the community study housed with laptops, desks and shelves of books. For physical stimulation, residents can take group exercise classes, and the beauty salon provides professional hair styling. The caring staff serves tasty treats and beverages daily in addition to three well-balanced meals. 

What Residents Are Saying
Residents’ family members say they appreciate the staff at El Dorado West for their engaging, compassionate care. Of her mother, one reviewer states, “she is well cared for by a family-like staff… they treat all residents as they would treat a loved relative. I sleep well at night knowing Mom is well cared for.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Patriots Glen Assisted Living & Memory Care

Patriots Glen Assisted Living & Memory Care
Interiors and exteriors of Patriots Glen

1640 148th Avenue SE
Bellevue, WA 98007

The well-trained staff members at Patriots Glen Assisted Living and Memory Care foster a warm, supportive and homelike community for residents with dementia. A professional chef prepares three well-balanced meals per day, and the staff performs weekly housekeeping and laundry services to allow residents more time to participate in the memory care wing’s thoughtfully designed life enrichment program. Residents can engage in fun, stimulating activities such as flower arranging, sing-a-longs and manicures, and themed social events take place two times per month. Additionally, memory care residents can choose from four floor plans that include private studios and companion suites.

What Residents Are Saying
The attentive, compassionate staff receives high marks from residents’ loved ones. One resident’s family member says, “Mom was in both the memory care at Patriot’s Glen and Assisted living… The staff is very caring and I’ve actually overheard them telling her they love her.  We couldn’t ask for more.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

The Inn at Belle Harbour

The Inn at Belle Harbour

2110 116th Avenue NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Located in the nearby scenic city of Bellevue, The Inn at Belle Harbour is an upscale, family-owned and pet-friendly memory care facility that values creating and maintaining a warm, family-like community. The luxurious, amenities-filled facility includes creative, nostalgia-evoking touches such as an indoor classic car, an ice cream parlor and a stylish on-site boutique. Residents can gather in comfortable seating areas near the cozy fireplace or listen to the trickling fountain in the stunning enclosed courtyard filled with plants and string lights.

What Residents Are Saying
The Inn at Belle Harbour does not yet have any online reviews.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Aegis of West Seattle

Aegis of West Seattle

4700 SW Admiral Way
Seattle, WA 98116

The nautical-themed interiors of Aegis of West Seattle are designed to inspire the imagination and curiosity of residents with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. For instance, in the memory care wing’s life-size submarine, residents can view fish and other aquatic life through the vessel’s portholes. Additionally, residents can safely step outside to dine on an outdoor terrace or breathe in fresh air from the rooftop patio. Meals are thoughtfully prepared by a professional chef and designed to be nutritious, enticing and easy for memory care residents to consume. 

What Residents Are Saying
“The activities director and the staff go out of their way to make daily living at Aegis West Seattle a pleasure,” one resident’s family member says. “Mealtimes are social events where my mom always finds something good to eat and a friend or neighbor to join her.” Along with praising the facility’s friendly environment, loved ones comment that its residents feel happy and engaged.

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Aegis Living Queen Anne Rodgers Park

Aegis Living Queen Anne Rodgers Park

2900 3rd Avenue W
Seattle, WA 98119

Aegis Living Queen Anne Rodgers Park is filled with upscale amenities reminiscent of a five-star resort. Without leaving home, residents can swim in the heated indoor pool, receive a professional massage or attend a calming group yoga class. The on-site conservatory hosts live concerts by local musicians, and the full-service beauty salon provides manicures, hair styling and facials. The robust life enrichment program uses Family Link technology to help loved ones stay informed of memory care residents’ participation in activities that engage them physically, emotionally, spiritually and intellectually.

What Residents Are Saying
Residents’ loved ones express feeling impressed by the facility’s thoughtful staff who help residents stay active and benefit from a low-stress, high quality of life. One person comments, “Each and every staff member is loving, caring, patient and kind.” Of her friend, the reviewer states, “Her clothes are clean, her fingernails are painted, her hair is washed and brushed. Her apartment is always clean and her clothes are always folded … They do walks, song and movement, movies, manicures, movement, word games, scenic outings, art projects and more.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Aegis Living Ravenna

Aegis Living Ravenna

8511 15th Avenue NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Aegis Living Ravenna’s Tuscan-inspired architecture and decor appeal to the senses and make it a warm, luxurious place for memory care residents to call home. The facility’s well-manicured, garden-filled grounds include the towering trees of Waldo Woods and neighbor the family-friendly Maple Leaf Reservoir Park. In the secure memory care wing, the Our Life Neighborhood program engages residents through tailored fitness classes, light and music therapies, social events and stimulating activities. Additionally, professional chefs prepare nutritious meals made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

What Residents Are Saying
The beautiful building, loving staff and family-like environment at Aegis Living Ravenna receive especially high marks. One family member says, “The staff and caregivers are exceptional and truly the most loving and selfless people I’ve ever met… I’ve shared many tears of joy as well as tears of sadness that come along with Alzheimer’s.  Regardless of the circumstances someone is ALWAYS there for help and support.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

Murano Senior Living

Murano Senior Living

620 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Amenities at luxurious Murano Senior Living provide upscale comfort and entertainment, with an on-site surround-sound movie theater, an indoor golf simulator and a game room with shuffleboard and billiards. Residents can spend afternoons practicing their favorite hobbies and creative pursuits in the art studio or attending lectures in the Gallery auditorium. For relaxation and pampering, there’s also a wellness suite where residents can have their hair done and receive massages and spa services. To attend to the Opal memory care program residents’ specialized needs, staff members focus on seven pillars of wellness that include helping residents reminisce, socialize and participate in simple, meaningful and stimulating activities.

What Residents Are Saying
Reviewers comment on Murano Senior Living’s attractive building, engaging activities program and excellent food. As one person remarks, “Well-managed, caring staff, lovely spacious facility. Varied activity choices both here and in the area… Food service is just outstanding.”

Call (855) 655-1212 to learn more.

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