Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Vancouver, WA

With a beautiful Pacific Northwest setting bordering Oregon and the Columbia River, Vancouver offers seniors close proximity to an abundance of scenic outdoor spaces. Wildlife enthusiasts can bird-watch at Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge or visit the serene, picturesque Vancouver Lake for a quiet retreat, picnicking and fishing. Seniors can purchase fresh produce and people-watch at the vibrant farmer’s market or shop at the Vancouver Mall. Golf aficionados can practice their swing at the Royal Oaks Country Club, and seniors can also easily access the many cultural and artistic amenities of neighboring Portland.

With 14.7% of its approximately 183,000 residents being seniors aged 65 and older, Vancouver has an active senior programs division that facilitates numerous volunteer and recreational programs designed for aging adults. With so much to offer and as a beneficiary of the state’s no-income tax policy, it’s no surprise that Vancouver was named one of the top 10 places to retire in 2017. Below, we’ve put together a detailed list of Vancouver’s top 10 assisted living facilities for seniors interested in learning more about life in this desirable city.

Cascade Inn

Cascade Inn

11613 SE. 7th St.
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 545-3984

Conveniently located walking distance from nearby shops and minutes from the Portland International Airport, Cascade Inn’s numerous desirable amenities made it a must for our list of Vancouver’s top 10. The independent and assisted living facility contains a cheerful yet elegant bistro with checkered floors and an abundance of windows and plush shared living areas decorated with soothing, neutral colors. Residents can use the on-site exercise room, movie theater and beauty salon or attend interfaith religious services. Outside, the pet-friendly facility’s serene outdoor patio has shady tables perfect for social gatherings and is adorned with plants and ambient string lights.

Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver

Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver

2400 NE. 112th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98684
(360) 719-4969

We selected this pet-friendly assisted living facility for our list of Vancouver’s top 10 for its luxurious feel, beautiful covered outdoor patio and innovative design. Pacifica Senior Living Vancouver’s unique living arrangements include four intimate cottages comprised of 16 spacious apartments, a shared kitchen and community living room. The facility also boasts unique shared amenities, such as the large greenhouse, game rooms and a well-stocked library.

The Hampton & The Ashley Inn

The Hampton & The Ashley Inn

1617 SE. Talton Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 282-5882

The family-owned assisted living and memory care community, The Hampton & The Ashley Inn, offers residents a peaceful Cascade Park setting. Staff members host support groups for residents and their loved ones and facilitate stimulating exercise programs designed for residents with memory impairments. Residents can convene in the cozy fireside living rooms, share intimate moments with family in the private dining room, read a book in the sunroom and stroll the paved walking paths in the secure courtyards. An on-site beauty salon and barbershop provides men and women with professional haircuts.

Brookdale Fisher’s Landing

Brookdale Fisher's Landing

17171 SE. 22nd Dr.
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 885-1400

Brookdale Fisher’s Landing provides compassionate assisted living services in an upscale environment. The elegant shared dining room has soaring ceilings, and the cozy living room is furnished with a baby grand piano available to residents and visiting musicians. Residents can make hair appointments in the cute, brightly decorated beauty salon and enjoy relaxing soaks in the hot tub. For stimulating activity with friends, residents can visit the game room or exercise their green thumbs by gardening in the outdoor courtyard.

Highgate at Vancouver

Highgate at Vancouver

9803 NE. Hazel Dell Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98665
(360) 571-7272

We selected the well-decorated, homelike yet upscale Highgate at Vancouver for our top 10 assisted living facilities list for its luxurious interiors and beautiful garden patio surrounding a tranquil fountain. The pet-friendly facility offers residents stunning views of Mt. Hood from its quaint Hazel Dell location. The restaurant-style dining room serves three daily meals made with fresh ingredients, and residents are invited to attend daily European-style afternoon teas.

The Quarry Senior Living

The Quarry Senior Living

415 SE. 177th Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 474-5396

At The Quarry Senior Living, lush gardens fill the secure courtyard, making it the perfect place for residents to enjoy a sunny day. Many of the well-furnished, comfortable and cozy interior common areas feature warm, wood accents and fireplaces. The fitness center is stocked with state-of-the-art equipment, and residents can play cards or shoot pool in the game room. Additionally, residents can swim year-round in the large indoor pool.

Bonaventure of Salmon Creek

Bonaventure of Salmon Creek

13700 NE. Salmon Creek Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98686
(360) 258-2388

Offering independent living, assisted living and memory care, Bonaventure of Salmon Creek is located close to an abundance of shops as well as the Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center. Residents enjoy the freedom of time-saving services, such as housekeeping and laundry assistance, and the ability to access the facility’s many pleasurable amenities. A cozy on-site cafe serves delicious treats, and the restaurant-style dining hall provides residents with three well-balanced meals per day. The bar, perfect for afternoon or evening socializing, contains poker tables and shuffleboard.

Glenwood Place

Glenwood Place

5500 NE. 82nd Ave.
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 436-6985

We also selected Glenwood Place for our Vancouver Top 10 list for its state-of-the-art indoor aquatic center with swimming pool and hot tub and health and fitness facility, where residents have the opportunity to work with professional trainers. The facility provides independent living, assisted living and memory care and helps residents maintain active, social lifestyles through cooking classes, a flexible dining program and an elegant movie theater.

Touchmark at Fairway Village

Touchmark at Fairway Village

2911 SE. Village Loop
Vancouver, WA 98683
(360) 524-4925

Touchmark at Fairway Village boasts a luxurious, modern feel decorated with soothing cool colors and wooden beams adorning the numerous shared living areas. The resort-like facility is set on 16 manicured acres filled with spacious cottages and private apartments. Residents enjoy upscale restaurant-style dining, and compassionate, friendly staff members assist with residents’ household chores and host frequent group outings to nearby attractions, such as Multnomah Falls.

Van Mall

Van Mall

7808 NE 51st St.
Vancouver, WA 98662
(360) 896-9140

At Van Mall, assisted living residents lead vibrant lifestyles with ample opportunities to explore their talents and learn new skills. Motor enthusiasts may be pleased to learn that the facility hosts an annual car show, and throughout the year, residents can engage in stimulating BrainHQ cognition and Rosetta Stone language training. There’s a full-service beauty salon on-site, raised community garden beds, a well-stocked game room and a secure interior courtyard.

Is Vancouver the Right Choice for You?

While Vancouver’s climate may tend toward four more inches of rain on average per year than much of the country, its residents enjoy the payoff of mild summers with an average 79-degree July high with lush, green foliage and blooming springtime plants and flowers. Senior residents can enjoy the area’s beautiful parks and stunning views of Mt. Hood and the Cascade Mountains. Together, the city’s relaxed suburban amenities and serene nature views make it easy for seniors here to enjoy a high quality of life.