Seniors & Aging

Senior facilities


Alderwood Park Convalescent Center: 2726 Alderwood Ave., 360-733-2322, Care: convalescent; physical, occupational and speech therapy. 102 units. Pets.

Avamere Bellingham Health Care and Rehabilitation: 1200 Birchwood Ave., 360-734-9295, Care: rehabilitation, post-surgery, physical, occupational, speech therapy, outpatient therapy, skilled nursing, dementia. 84 beds. Pets. Beautician. Family support group.

Christian Healthcare Center: 855 Aaron Drive, Lynden. 360-354-4434, Care: skilled, therapy, dementia, hospice, rehabilitation. 142 units. Part-time chaplain.

Eagle Ridge Assisted Living: 5370 Barrett Road, Ferndale. 360-383-0305, Care: assisted living, memory care, respite. 40 units.

Emeritus at Fairhaven: 2600 Old Fairhaven Parkway, 360-647-1254, Care: assisted living, respite, hospice. 50 units. Van for outings.

Evergreen North Cascades Health & Rehabilitation Center: 4680 Cordata Parkway, 360-398-1966, Care: short-term rehabilitation; long term; surgical recovery; respite; outpatient, recreational, physical, occupational, speech therapy. 122 beds. Pets.

Grace Retirement Home: 2543 Mountain View Road, Ferndale. 360-384-4050. Care: assisted living. 12 units. Home-style meals.

Highgate Senior Living: 155 E. Kellogg Road, 360-671-1459, Care: assisted living, dementia, respite, limited-nursing to full-care assistance. 68 apartments. Gardening, baking, outings, live music.

Highland Care Center: 2400 Samish Way, 360-734-4800, Care: skilled care, therapy. 44 beds. Pet visits.

Lynden Manor Assisted Living: 905 Aaron Drive, Lynden. 360-354-5985, Care: independent, assisted living, dementia. 107 units. Access to trails.

Merrill Gardens at Cordata: 4415 Columbine Drive, 360-715-8822, Care: individual and assisted living, memory care. 16 cottages, 84 apartments. Restaurant-style dining.

Mt. Baker Care Center: 2905 Connelly Ave., 360-734-4181, Care: short-term rehabilitation; physical, occupational, speech, rehabilitation therapy. 70 beds. Attached to Summit Place Assisted Living.

North Cascades Health and Rehabilitation Center: 4680 Cordata Parkway, 360-398-1966, Care: short-term rehabilitation; long term; surgical recovery; respite; outpatient; recreational, physical, occupational, speech therapy. 122 beds. Pets.

Orchard Park Assisted Living: 844 W. Orchard Drive, 360-647-3708, Care: assisted living, respite. 82 units. Pets.

Rosewood Villa: 702 32nd St., 360-676-9193, Care: assisted-living. 66 apartments. Supportive diabetic community. Beautician.

Shuksan Healthcare Center: 1530 James St., 360-733-9161, Care: skilled nursing; physical, occupational, speech/language therapy. 38 beds.

Silverado Senior Living: 848 W. Orchard Drive, 360-715-1338, Care: dementia, day care, respite. 14 shared rooms, 48 single rooms. Pet therapy.

St. Francis Extended Healthcare: 3121 Squalicum Parkway, 360-734-6760, Care: rehabilitation, skilled nursing; post-surgery recovery; physical, occupational, recreational, speech/language therapy. 118 beds. Program links residents with children, including on-site child care.

Stafholt Good Samaritan Society: 456 C St., Blaine. 360-332-8733, Care: assisted living, long-term skilled nursing, rehabilitation, respite, dementia. 72 units. Christian-oriented.

Summit Place Assisted Living: 2901 Connelly Ave., 360-738-8447, Care: assisted living. 34 units. Extra: Attached to Mt. Baker Care Center.


Hamilton Place Senior Living: 4625 Cordata Parkway, 360-715-0871. Care: independent living. 94 units. Exercise room. Beauty salon.

The Leopold: 1224 Cornwall Ave., 360-733-3500, Care: independent, assisted living. 91 units. Downtown in historic building.

Louisa House: 2240 Main St., Ferndale. 360-384-9017, Care: independent, assisted living, respite. 39 units. Pets.

Meadow Greens: 301 W. Homestead Blvd., Lynden. 360-354-8200, Care: independent, assisted living. 104 units. Weekly vesper services. Trails.

Parkway Chateau: 2818 Old Fairhaven Parkway, 360-671-6060, Care: independent living. 109 units. Award-winning kitchen.

Spring Creek Retirement & Assisted Living Center: 223 E. Bakerview Road, 360-756-2301,, click on “Our Communities.” Care: retirement, assisted living, respite, short-term care. 162 apartments. Rent includes meals, housekeeping, door-to-door transportation.

The Willows: 3115 Squalicum Parkway, 360-671-7077, Care: independent. 137 units. Art gallery. Sports lounge.

WoodRose Apartments: 3353 Racine St., 360-738-8051. Care: independent living. 197 units. Laundry facilities each floor. Small pets.

The Woodway Inn: 1712 E. Maplewood Ave., 360-647-1095. Care: independent, assisted living. 51 units. Beauty parlor. Pets.


Adult Day Health Center: 809 E. Chestnut St., 360-788-6410. Services: nursing, therapeutic exercise, activities to help seniors and people with disabilities or long-term illness to stay in their homes. Services for caregivers include support groups, staff consultation. Part of PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center.

Arcadia Adult Family Home: 910 38th St., 360-739-8859, Care: assisted living, hospice, long-term, short-term, day care, respite. Six rooms. Pet, music therapy. Hand, foot clinics. Hairdressing.

Fourth Corner Adult Family Homes: 360-752-2451, Care: long term. Nonprofit association of adult family home providers in county. More than 20 home choices.

Geneva Adult Daycare Home: 1154 Lakewood Lane, 360-303-7869. Care: day care, respite service in home setting. Staff certified in CPR/first aid and Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Extended hours, overnight service, weekend care available.

Select Adult Family Homes: 360-752-2273 (CARE). Network provides list of county homes with vacancies. All homes are state-licensed facilities, with care varying from assisted living to full care.