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The Cottages At University Place

5417 64Th St W, University Place, WA 98467

Assisted Living Memory Care Respite Care
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(800) 780-8101

To Reach a Resident

(253) 301-3817

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $3,853

Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $3,841
  • Average State Price: $3,812
  • Average National Price: $3,754

  • The Cottages At University Place Description

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    Care Types at Community

    This community offers the following types of care

    Assisted Living

    Assisted living offers a supportive community environment with personalized care and assistance for seniors who value their independence but need help with daily activities.

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    Memory Care

    Memory care offers specialized support for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia, focusing on safety, personalized care, and enhancing life quality.

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    Community Reviews

    The Cottages At University Place
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 21 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 1 out of 5 communities in University Place
  • Ranking in State: 203 out of 809 communities in WA
  • Facility and Grounds A

    Staff A

    Review Summary

    The following is an AI generated summary of the reviews of the community from across the web.

    The Cottages have received numerous positive reviews from family members of residents, praising the facility for its beautiful environment, attentive and compassionate staff, and the quality of care provided. Many have noted the facility's clean atmosphere, good food, and the ability to relax in lovely outdoor areas. The administrative team is highlighted for their attentiveness and support during sensitive transitions, making families feel reassured about the care their loved ones receive.

    Several reviews specifically commend the director, Marysusan, for her advocacy, compassion, and professionalism, noting her positive impact on both residents and staff. Families appreciate the facility's efforts to make residents feel at home, providing a sense of safety and respect. Special occasions like Thanksgiving and Christmas are celebrated to ensure residents and their families enjoy festive times together.

    However, there are concerns regarding recent administrative turnover and the professionalism of some staff members. One review expressed dissatisfaction with the handling of complaints and the quality of administrative oversight. Another potential client was deterred by perceived drama and unprofessional behavior in response to negative feedback.

    Despite these concerns, the majority of feedback is overwhelmingly positive, with many recommending The Cottages as a caring and suitable place for loved ones with memory care needs. The community is described as a place where residents are well-cared for, loved, and where families can find peace of mind.


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    Nursing services


    Licensed nurses

    Emotional support





    Daily activities


    Support groups

    Community Amenities

    Secure outside interior courtyard



    Landscaped walkways and surroundings

    Community amenities


    Room Amenities


    Living room area with fireplace

    Private resident rooms


    Own kitchen

    Dining room

    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is Lakewood which is 2.0 miles away and has a population of 59,829 (large town).
    • The average income is $89,614, which is very high compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 72
      • Low Temperature: 41
      • Average Temperature: 55.6
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 177 days of rain, 7 days of snow and 179 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 2.2 inches a year

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The crime rate is 5.13 per 100 people which is high compared to other cities.
      • Violent Crime: 0.57 incidents per 100 people
      • Property Crime: 4.21 incidents per 100 people
      • Drug-Related Crime: 0.02 incidents per 100 people
    • The average life expectancy in zip code is 78.51 years old, which is average compared to other zip codes.
    • Air Quality: Good Days 183.0, Moderate Days 28.0, Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups Days 1.0, Unhealthy Days 0.0, Very Unhealthy Days 0.0, Hazardous Days 0.0

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    Walmart Supercenter
    0.4 miles away
    Fred Meyer
    0.9 miles away
    Grocery Outlet
    1.3 miles away
    2.0 miles away
    Trader Joe's
    2.1 miles away


    South Tacoma
    1.2 miles away

    Bus Stations

    S. Tacoma Way & S. 60th St
    1.2 miles away
    S. Tacoma Way & S. 62nd St
    1.2 miles away


    0.9 miles away
    Sound Credit Union
    0.9 miles away
    Heritage Bank
    1.3 miles away
    Sound Community Bank
    1.5 miles away
    America's Credit Union
    1.8 miles away


    Western State Hospital
    2.3 miles away
    Saint Clare Hospital
    3.0 miles away
    MultiCare Allenmore Hospital
    3.1 miles away
    Saint Joseph Medical Center
    4.2 miles away
    MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
    4.8 miles away


    Fred Meyer Pharmacy
    0.9 miles away
    1.6 miles away
    UP Pharmacy
    1.9 miles away
    Rite Aid
    2.1 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    2.5 miles away


    Sound to Mountain Dental Health Center
    0.3 miles away
    Light Dental Studios
    0.6 miles away
    Comfort Dental
    0.6 miles away
    Comfort Dental Braces
    0.6 miles away
    Denture Services Northwest
    0.8 miles away


    CreekSide Park
    0.3 miles away
    University Place
    0.4 miles away
    Leach Creek Park
    0.5 miles away
    Harvest Ridge
    0.5 miles away
    Teal Creek Crossing
    0.6 miles away

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    Tacoma Mall
    2.1 miles away
    South Hill Mall
    10.2 miles away
    The Commons At Federal Way
    12.2 miles away
    The Outlet Collection Seattle
    14.1 miles away
    Titusville Station
    18.0 miles away


    Lakewood Theater
    2.0 miles away
    Lakewood Playhouse
    2.3 miles away
    Gathering Space Art Gallery
    2.9 miles away
    McAstocker Theater
    2.9 miles away
    Tacoma Musical Playhouse
    4.0 miles away


    Antojo Mexican Grill
    0.6 miles away
    BT Thai
    0.6 miles away
    Casa Mia
    0.6 miles away
    China Wok
    0.6 miles away
    56th Teriyaki
    0.6 miles away

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    This community is licensed by the state of WA. It is a large-sized community with 60 total beds.


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