Independent Living Near Seattle, Washington

Timber Ridge. Your life – elevated.

Life is good – great even. And while you may have given some thought to the future, it might be hard to imagine life getting any better. So, how would choosing independent living in Issaquah, WA, elevate your current lifestyle? Choice.

As a resident of Timber Ridge, every day is filled with choices. More importantly, every day is filled with the freedom to make those choices. After all, we take care of all the interior and exterior home maintenance, so you aren’t encumbered by time-consuming chores. So what will you do with all your time? Anything you want to do. With the many resort-inspired amenities, extensive programming, and the advantages of our location (mountain hiking trails and convenience to Seattle, to name a few), the possibilities are seemingly endless.

To learn more about our senior independent living community, fill out our form at the bottom of the page.

Just imagine what you could do while we’re handling all the cooking, cleaning, window washing, painting, lawn care, and more. You could choose to take an art or fitness class, go for a swim, listen to a guest speaker, attend an educational lecture, take part in a variety of group activities, spend time exploring new interests, or join friends in the dining room for dinner and drinks, all right outside your apartment door. Plus, Seattle’s entertainment, dining, and cultural options are just minutes away. If you enjoy traveling, SeaTac airport is less than 25 miles away, and we can even help arrange door-to-door transportation. No matter where your travels take you, you’ll have the peace of mind of knowing we’re looking after your residence while you’re away.

“It’s a very active, young community. That’s one of the things that make it so attractive. It’s vibrant.”
— Resident

Help navigating your health care.

As a resident of Timber Ridge, you’ll have access to our on-site health and wellness navigator who can:

  • Coordinate with home health agencies to provide Medicare-covered home health services*
  • Organize pre-planned hospitalizations/surgeries and post-discharge services, whether in your apartment home or our on-site Briarwood Health Center
  • Provide education regarding advance directives (durable power of attorney, living will, etc.)
  • Facilitate educational health and wellness seminars presented by local professionals
  • Provide options for in-home private care providers*
  • Arrange appointments with outside visiting providers, including audiology, podiatry, and dental services*
  • Assist with obtaining physician-ordered physical, occupational, and speech therapy services*
  • Help with obtaining physician-ordered lab work and X-ray services*
  • Schedule staff and resident-led support groups for various conditions and needs
  • Provide follow-up and ensure continuity of care after the use of emergency pull chords. Our emergency pull cords are located throughout apartment homes and common areas, with 24-hour staff response

* Access to the Health and Wellness Navigator and their coordination of services is included in the monthly fee. Actual services rendered (e.g., labwork, therapy services, etc.) may involve a separate fee, often billed through Medicare and/or private insurance.

Assistance in living program

In addition to the services listed above, our assistance in living program – similar to home care –  is available for independent living residents who need routine minor nursing services (i.e., wound care, INR checks, etc.) or daytime memory care services. (These services are subject to additional fees.)

By choosing Timber Ridge, you’ll have more peace of mind than you’ll find in a typical rental senior living community. Here, you will have guaranteed access to our on-site Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 5-star-rated Briarwood Health Center. 

If your health needs change, assisted living and memory care, long-term skilled nursing care, and short-term rehabilitation are right here. Plus, our LifeCare® contract ensures all your care is provided at a predictable monthly rate. That’s protection for both you and your savings.


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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 Timber Ridge, offer an engaging lifestyle with recreational, social, and educational opportunities, while others provide housing and only a minimal number of services and amenities.

Timber Ridge offers a comprehensive array of services and amenities, including restaurant-style dining, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor heated pool, a library, and more. Plus, our complimentary transportation will take you shopping and to medical appointments.

We invite you to participate in our community resident committees. These special groups focused on different aspects of community life and allow our residents to participate actively in decisions regarding dining options, programming, activities, outings, and more.

To choose the best independent senior community, consider what you value. What is the ideal location for your preferred lifestyle? Make sure you understand the levels of care and amenities available to you. Don’t be afraid to be picky! Learn how to pick a retirement community on our blog for tips and tricks on asking questions.