Washington State: Seattle -  Boarding Home Facilities
Washington State licensed Boarding Homes (often referred to as Assisted Living Facilities) are
complexes designed to house seven or more in a community environment where staff assumes
responsibility for the safety and well-being of the adult resident. Housing, meals, laundry,
supervision and varying stratifications of assistance with ADLs are provided. (Some Boarding
Homes provide nursing care and/or specialized care for people with mental health issues,
developmental disabilities or dementia.)
Boarding Homes serving Medicaid clients in Washington State are contracted by the state to
provide 4 levels of service packages (some facilities offer more than one service package):
Click on the links below to learn more about the various service packages in the Washington
State Boarding Home Facility Medicaid program:

Adult Residential Care (ARC)
Enhanced Adult Residential Care (EARC)
Enhanced Adult Residential Care with Specialized Dementia Care Services
Assisted Living

(A link to program eligibility requirements is on the information page.)
Featured Seattle Washington Boarding Home Facility: Admiral Heights
Admiral Heights has been one of West Seattle's
premier independent and assisted living facilities for
over 8 years. Admiral Heights is part of the very
successful Merrill Gardens senior living network and a
76-unit apartment-style community with seemingly
limitless amenities!
Close to top-rate medical facilities, shopping locations and restaurants, Admiral Heights
features serene paved walking paths and gardens on tastefully-landscaped grounds. Studio
and one bedroom units with kitchenettes all come equipped with resident call systems. Small
pets are welcome. The meals format is Anytime Dining - restaurant style, and the facility has a
private dining area for family get-togethers and special events. Services include weekly linen
and housekeeping services, a salon and barbershop, full activities program, month-to-month
rental, 24-hour staff, cozy library and comfortable living rooms, scheduled transportation and
much, much more!
2326 California Avenue, S.W., Seattle (West), Washington 98116  |  (206) 938-3964
Exeter House, located on the edge of downtown Seattle, is
blocks from many of Seattle's world-class art museums,
theaters, fine dining and shopping destinations as well as
quality health centers and tremendous public transit.
Exeter House offers its residents the flexibility of
month-to-month or entrance fee residency plans and provides
a continuous care structure ranging from traditional retirement
living thru assisted living and skilled nursing services.
Activity programs, 3 daily meals, 24-hour staffing, daily bed
making, assistance with ADL's and snacks are just a few of the
many services available in Exeter's assisted living program!
There are many amenities, including a computer center and
library/billiards room; floor plans range from studio to deluxe 2
and 3-bedroom units.
720 Seneca Street, Seattle, WA 98101  |  (206) 622-1300
Exter House
Gracious Downtown
Retirement Living
Merrill Gardens
at Kirkland
Just three blocks from the Kirkland waterfront, Merrill Gardens
at Kirkland
is an independent retirement and assisted living
facility with 115 resident units made up of studio and 1-2
bedroom floor plan apartments; small pets are welcome.
Merrill Gardens at Kirkland offers month-to-month rental plans,
a 24-hour staff, full activity program, complimentary Internet
access with personal e-mail, salon and barbershop, weekly
housekeeping and linen, scheduled transportation and much,
much more.
Special features include a wine bar, Anytime Dining format and
garage parking for residents.
201 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033  |  (425) 828-2570

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Washington State licensed Boarding Homes (often referred to as Assisted Living Facilities) are
complexes designed to house seven or more in a community environment where staff assumes
responsibility for the safety and well-being of the adult resident. Housing, meals, laundry,
supervision and varying stratifications of assistance with ADLs are provided. (Some Boarding
Homes provide nursing care and/or specialized care for people with mental health issues,
developmental disabilities or dementia.)
Boarding Homes serving Medicaid clients in Washington State are contracted by the state to
provide 4 levels of service packages (some facilities offer more than one service package):