Independent Living in Gig Harbor, WA

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Independent Living in Gig Harbor WA Heron s Key

Gig Harbor’s combination of temperate climate, ample rivers and bays, and a beautiful natural setting creates a wonderful place for an active lifestyle. In fact, the United Health Foundation’s senior health rankings report lists the state of Washington third in the country for physically active seniors.

As a Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), independent living at Heron’s Key offers an array of top-notch services and amenities. Plus, our resident-first, maintenance-free lifestyle is designed to maximize your freedom while minimizing daily tasks. And with our Life Care plan , you’ll have the assurance of knowing you’ll have unlimited days of assisted living and skilled nursing care at predictable cost, if you ever need it.

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Our lifestyle offers:

  • Maintenance-free apartment homes and cottages in a variety of floor plans
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Private dining room
  • Housekeeping services
  • Washer and dryer in each home
  • Fitness center
  • Salon & spa
  • Multipurpose spaces
  • Building and grounds maintenance
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Scheduled entertainment and educational events
  • Wellness programs
  • Cultural, social and educational opportunities
  • Workshops
  • Designated parking spaces
  • Walking trails
  • Easy walking distance to dining and shopping
  • Scheduled transportation for doctor’s appointments, shopping and events
  • Health clinic and continuum of on-site health care, if ever needed

Just your style.

We offer a variety of floor plans to fit your lifestyle and your budget, with customizable features to fit your style and preferences, with prices for our apartment homes starting at:

  • One-bedroom apartment homes: $178,700 entrance fee with monthly fees starting at $3,053
  • Two-bedroom apartment homes: $291,900 entrance fee with monthly fees starting at $4,255

Second person entrance fee starting at $31,000 with monthly fees starting at $1,214.

To receive additional information on available floor plans and fees, please complete our MoneyGauge floor plan fit assessment and a member of our staff will reach out to you.

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Schedule a personal appointment to get a feel for our active and innovative lifestyle by filling out the form on this page.

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Independent Living Frequently Asked Questions

Independent living communities are designed for older adults who want the conveniences of community life without the burdens of home maintenance. Some communities, like Heron’s Key, offer an engaging lifestyle with recreational, social and educational opportunities, while others provide housing and only a minimal number of services and amenities.

Heron’s Key offers a comprehensive array of services and amenities including restaurant-style dining, casual dining, on-site ATM, full-service salon and spa, fitness center and more. Plus, our complimentary transportation will take you shopping and to medical appointments.

We encourage residents to participate in our community resident committees – special committees focused on different aspects of community life. Residents are able to actively participate in decisions that decide programming, activities, outings and more.