Assisted Living Tacoma

Tacoma city is located in Pierce County, Washington State, US.

Assisted living in Tacoma as it exists today emerged in the 1990s as an Washington eldercare alternative on the continuum of care for people, for whom independent living is not appropriate but who do not need the 24-hour medical care provided by a nursing home and are too young to live in a retirement home. Assisted living is a philosophy of care and services promoting independence and dignity.


Tacoma Time Zone is PST and Area code, to make phone calls to a Tacoma Assisted Living Home, is 253

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Tacoma Assisted Living - Washington

Zip Code is 98422 and Currently there are 55 assisted living homes and senior care homes in our database for Tacoma City.

A distinction is generally made between Tacoma medical and non-medical care, care provided by people who are not medical professionals. The latter is much less likely to be covered by insurance or public funds. In the US, 67% of the one million or so residents in assisted living facilities pay for care out of their own funds. The rest get help from family and friends and from state agencies. Medicare does not pay unless skilled-nursing care is needed and given in certified skilled nursing facilities or by a skilled nursing agency in the home.

Tacoma Assisted living facilities usually do not meet Medicares requirements. However, Medicare does pay for some skilled care if the elderly person meets the requirements for the Medicare home health benefit.



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