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Why Gig Harbor is a Great City for Washington Seniors

Gig Harbor is a popular tourist destination, a short drive or ferry ride from Seattle and just across the Narrows Bridge from Tacoma. This picturesque city may be experiencing growth but retains its small-town feel. If you’re looking to continue an independent lifestyle, assisted living in Gig Harbor might be an excellent place to call home.

Why is Gig Harbor a popular destination for seniors?

With stunning views of the Puget Sound and Mount Rainier, the city of Gig Harbor boasts itself as “the gateway to the Olympic Peninsula.” This community is the perfect getaway without getting away very far.

Gig Harbor Court | Boats in front of Mount Rainier
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The easily-accessible waterfront lined with shopping, historical tours, and local libations makes Gig Harbor an ideal place to live.

Perfect for retirement living, Gig Harbor is the 3rd fastest growing city in Pierce County, with around 30 percent of the population being 55 plus. Behind Naples, FL and Beverly Hills, CA, our small town placed in a list of the top five cities in the country to retire. We feature tax-friendliness, excellent medical care, and plenty of opportunities for seniors to stay active and make new friends.

Where are seniors living in Gig Harbor?

Designed to be accessible and focused on quality of life, Gig Harbor is popular for retirement communities. Gig Harbor Court is one community focused on active assisted living. By offering services that help you continue living an independent lifestyle, you’ll have plenty of time to explore this ideal city with all of your new neighbors.

Is our assisted living community centrally located within Gig Harbor, WA?

Within a mile of our community, you can enjoy:

  • Uptown Gig Harbor shopping mall
  • Point Fosdick Square shopping mall
  • Grocery store, pharmacy, and home decor outlets
  • Thrift store

Why should you consider an assisted living apartment at Gig Harbor Court?

Our apartments for assisted living are bright, spacious, and cozy. We are pet-friendly, and you are free to decorate it as you’d like. One and two-bedroom options are available as well as two different studio layouts. Monthly rent is all-inclusive, and apartments feature:

  • Window coverings
  • Kitchenette
  • Basic cable included
  • Walk-in closets
  • Walk-in shower

What amenities does Gig Harbor Court offer?

Soaking in the ambiance of where the ‘sea meets the trees’ is one of the town’s best features. Our beautifully landscaped garden, courtyard, and covered patio are perfect for short walks and relaxing.

Gig Harbor Court | Dining Room
Seafood from the Puget Sound and Pierce County produce make up the ingredients in the three meals served in our dining room every day.

There’s no need to worry about burdensome chores as our housekeeping and maintenance service take care of tidying up, laundry, and anything else you may require. Use our transportation service for trips to the doctor, shopping, or a scenic ride.

What activities can you enjoy in assisted living at Gig Harbor Court?

Residents have a say in what we do around here. Join the activities planning committee and introduce us to something new. You can always find relaxation in the salon or library as well.

Wellness and games
  • Tai Chi, Yoga and Guided Meditation
  • Wii bowling
  • Puzzle club
  • Bingo
  • Poker
Arts and experiences
  • Watercolor painting
  • Cooking class
  • Book club
  • Scenic drives
  • Museum trips
  • Happy hour
  • Wine and cheese
  • Manicures
  • Holidays
  • Movie night

What assisted living services does Gig Harbor Court provide?

By providing healthy meals and snacks and taking care of the chores, you have more time to focus on living life the way you want to. A licensed nurse and dedicated team of associates can assist with:

  • Managing medications
  • Monitoring health
  • Diabetic care
  • Chronic condition management
  • Help bathing, dressing, and grooming
  • Incontinence care
  • On-site physical, occupational, and speech therapy
  • Personal check-in throughout the day

See if assisted living is right for you by taking our quiz.

Why choose Gig Harbor Court for retirement living?

Gig Harbor Court provides the ideal small-town feel of community while being close enough to families in Seattle and Tacoma. We offer the care and services you need to enjoy an independent lifestyle while living in one of the most beautiful and enjoyable areas of the Pacific Northwest.


Want to take a tour or inquire about short-term respite care at Gig Harbor Court to see why Washington seniors choose us for assisted living? Contact us today.

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