Experience the Best in Assisted Senior Living in Ellensburg, Washington: Supportive Services for Seniors

Avista Senior Living Ellensburg, formerly known as Meadows Place, is a flourishing community that offers residents a variety of choices and amenities. We offer assisted living services in Ellensburg, WA. With our highly-trained care staff, we give residents the care they need and the happiness they deserve.

At our senior living community in the Ellensburg area, we partner with home health and home therapy agencies to develop personal care plans that meet the needs of each resident. Clinical support is available 24 hours a day to provide care oversight and coordination of care. Our residents engage in a variety of activities, such as card and board games, exercise, happy hour, ice cream socials, and live entertainment. We also participate in many community events, visit the local zoo, museum, and theaters, and go on outings to local citrus groves and farmer’s markets. We are a pet-friendly community.

We offer a myriad of care services and assistance to give you the comforts of home. This includes the peace of mind of knowing that you have dedicated healthcare providers on-site 24/7, providing outstanding senior housing in central Washington.

Get directions and schedule your visit to our Avista Ellensburg senior living community today.



In this level of care, our Ellensburg assisted living community provides personalized long-term senior care. At Avista Senior Living Ellensburg, seniors receive an apartment, meals, and all the support they need when they need it. It’s the best option for seniors who may benefit from just a bit of help with activities of daily living, such as medication management, bathing, dressing, and more.

Our community offers activities and friends to help make each day productive and fun. Avista Senior Living Ellensburg offers an environment where your loved ones can maintain their independence but have support when they need it, even if those needs change. This means having more freedom to embark on new hobbies and engage in a vibrant social life.


  • Restaurant -style dining
  • Arts, crafts & activity programs
  • Shopping trips and scenic drives
  • Library
  • Beautiful patio
  • Private mailboxes
  • Laundry facilities
  • Medication management
  • LPN on staff
  • 24-hour care staff
  • 24-hour call system
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Our Apartments


Our apartments offer privacy and room for personal treasures that you want in your home, and are steps away from amenities, activities, and dining. We also have lovely outdoor spaces for relaxing, socializing, and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine.

Apartment Features

At Avista Senior Living Ellensburg, each luxury apartment is specifically designed to offer an abundance of features that provide you with modern conveniences and design details that will make everyday living more enjoyable. Some of these unique features include the following:

Comfort and Style

  • Carpeting
  • Generous closet and storage space
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Quality construction throughout
  • Window treatments
  • Pet-friendly


  • Individual indoor mailboxes
  • Full kitchen


  • Scheduled doctors appointments
  • Community events/outings

For Your Added Safety

  • Illuminated apartment entry ways
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinkler system throughout


Your senior years should be about creating the life you want. Get involved, volunteer, and share your life with those around you.


Find joy and connection. With friends and activities readily available, you can always find something to do and someone to spend time with.


Let us take care of the hassle. You won’t have to worry about housekeeping, grocery shopping, cooking or yard maintenance - ever again! Have peace of mind knowing that help is always there.


Live a life worth celebrating! From ice cream parties to movie nights, we know how to have fun. We also have plenty of space for your extended family to visit and celebrate with you.



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This testimonial was written by a former resident who experienced a level of care that allowed her to successfully recover, return home, and regain her independence.

Why Ellensburg Needs a Respite Facility for Patients to Recover From Hospital Stays.

Back in the day when doctors determined when patients should be discharged from the hospital, instead of insurance companies, or greedy corporate owners, patients were allowed to stay in the hospital until they were mentally and physically able to go home to where there was family or friends to bring them meals, get them to follow-up appointments, etc.

With the number of elderly people in our community who do not have the luxury of having family or close friends, there is the possibility of the patient going home, alone, and falling, or needing assistance (like meals, showering, dressing, etc.)

Luckily, there is a facility in Ellensburg called Avista (formerly Meadows Place). This was the last place I expected to go after having a pulmonary embolism in mid-July. Because I spent 3 days in the hospital “under observation” for this life-threatening condition, upon discharge, Medicare would not cover any rehabilitation facility.

I went home and was lucky enough to have a family member spend the night. One of these nights, I fell, and could not get back up. This is dangerous for someone on blood thinners. I yelled and yelled, and finally was heard. My nurse friend said, “that’s it, you are going to respite care for 30 days.”

What a wonderful, welcoming community! There were snacks in the fridge, tasty meals were prepared, and if I needed something a bit different (because I had to lose weight), my requests were met. They encourage residents to walk. You wear a necklace or bracelet with a “help” button, there is weekly housekeeping, they even do your laundry! We had a field trip to the Kittitas County Historical Museum followed by a trip to Winegar’s for ice cream. During the week they have bingo, dominoes, movies, etc. This is not a place where you are confined to your bed.

After 2 weeks there, my friends commented on how well I looked. After 3 weeks, I was getting even stronger (and a bit thinner).

There is no way I could have done this living at home, alone.

If you are in need of 30 days of respite care, please consider Avista. You will enjoy the community, the food, the activities, and the opportunity to regain your strength.


Anne Devney

Community Awards & Accreditations

Our WELL Health-Safety rating recognizes our dedication to promoting a safer and healthier environment for our residents, employees, and visitors.

What does that mean exactly? It means that we are putting health and safety first by focusing on improved air quality and air flow, proper hygiene and cleaning methods, low-hazard cleaning products, and more. We do this so we can prevent the spread of germs and keep our Avista family happy and healthy. 

To learn more about the WELL Health-Safty seal, click here.


Finding the right assisted living facility takes time, and you need to be prepared to make a move in advance. The following benefits to assisted living can help you and your family members look forward to your next chapter in life.


We take great pride in our dining program at Avista Senior Living Ellensburg.

Our Dining Services Executive Director and Head Chef lead trained staff members who not only enjoy culinary arts and service but love to serve our residents. They provide restaurant-style dining throughout the day. Our staffing team can accommodate specific dietary needs, and our servers deliver a smile to each table. Whether it’s a made-to-order breakfast or the many options offered daily, variety is readily available.

Retirees look forward to each meal not only for the delicious food but for the time to gather with friends in the dining room. We love having family, and friends join us any day and especially on festive occasions such as birthdays, Thanksgiving, Mother’s or Father’s Day, etc. Prospective residents are invited to enjoy a complimentary meal when they come for a visit of any of our Avista communities, including our other memory care, independent living, and respite care communities.




At Avista Senior Living Ellensburg, we understand that an active lifestyle is healthy for mind and body. Our activities are geared to the interests, wants, and needs of our residents. With input from our residents, the Activity Directors coordinate and lead a full calendar of events.  From daily activities to organized outings, nutritional meals, a variety of exercise programs, and much more — we offer an extensive array of amenities designed to ensure your comfort, convenience, and enjoyment. Plus, all of these extras are included in your monthly rent.


As one of the best assisted living facilities in the area, we want you to be at ease in our retirement community. That’s why we offer several services and provisions to give you not only the comforts of home — but peace of mind, knowing that you have dedicated caregivers on-site 24/7, providing outstanding health services. We are proud to serve Ellensburg and the surrounding areas such as Kittitas Valley, Kittitas County, and more.


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Contact us to learn more about our community and see what floor plans we have available. If assisted living is not the right type of care for your loved one, other senior housing options in the Avista Senior Living network could offer your family member the level of care they need, including memory care and independent living communities.

1008 E. Mountain View Ave.
Ellensburg, WA 98926

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