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Washington Oakes wins award for Best Independent Living - U.S. NewsWashington Oakes, voted US News & World Report’s Best Senior Living, offers high-quality independent living and assisted living services in Everett, Washington.

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Washington Oakes offers independent living and assisted living services with warmth and comfort in the heart of Everett, WA. Our historic senior living community has a classic beauty and a calming presence that quickly places residents and their families at ease and makes Washington Oakes feel like home quickly.  Located in a historic schoolhouse, Washington Oakes will bring back fond childhood memories while providing everything you need to live better than ever. Our peaceful senior living community exudes tranquility while our welcoming residents and staff quickly become family.

Washington Oakes is a community in every sense of the word. Known throughout the region for our commitment to excellence and our dedication to the comfort and wellness of our residents, Washington Oakes senior living provides all the comforts of home with none of the stress. Our staff is fun and caring, encouraging residents to engage in community life. With a bustling social calendar, on-site, and extensive free transportation services to local shopping, dining, and attractions, life at Washington Oakes is what you want it to be. Spend your day relaxing at Jetty Island, shopping, and dining at the Everett Marina and Waterfront, or choose to stay on our beautiful campus and enjoy a fitness class or grab a coffee with a new friend. Let us help you design your own senior living adventure.

Our commitment to excellent service makes the transition to senior living exciting and comfortable. Come home to Washington Oakes and see how you can live better than ever.

Washington Oakes

1717 Rockefeller Avenue

Everett, WA 98201

Floor Plans

We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments with fully equipped kitchens, individually controlled heating units, and built-in emergency communication systems.

One Bedroom

577 Square Feet


450 Square Feet

Two Bedroom & One Bathroom

690 Square Feet

Two Bedroom & Two Bathroom

900 - 1,050 Square Feet

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The minute you move in, you’ll have your own travel agent to make airfare, hotel, or car rental arrangements anywhere around the world.

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BrainHQ by Posit Science

Washington Oakes has Brain HQ, brain training by Posit Science, designed to help you keep your mind healthy, build a stronger brain, concentrate deeper, and enhance your memory.


Highlights Dining Fish


Have filet mignon, flame-broiled salmon, or shrimp scampi, expertly prepared by our executive chef.

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Washington Oakes Primefit Wellnes

At Washington Oakes, retirement is just the beginning! Our senior living community recognizes the importance of movement for mind, body, and soul and intentionally creates fun and engaging opportunities for residents to embrace wellness. Take a closer look at our PrimeFit Wellness program and see how residents at Washington Oakes are joyfully embracing holistic wellness. […]

Leisure Care Best Senior Living 1

For decades, U.S. News and World Report rankings have been a trusted source for consumers in identifying the best hospitals, mutual funds, cars, colleges, nursing homes, and more. Now, U.S. News and World Report has identified the best independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities. We are proud to say that 38 of our […]

Washington Oakes Select Rehab

Washington Oakes senior living in Everett, WA, is always looking for ways to provide life-enhancing services to residents. We are proud to announce our new partnership with Select Rehab for occupational, physical, and pathology services. On-Site Therapy Services at Washington Oakes Senior Living Washington Oakes independent living and assisted living is launching a partnership with […]

Washington Oakes Mitten Drive

The staff and residents at Washington Oakes independent living and assisted living in Everett, WA, live by The Three-Thirds Lifestyle. The Three-Thirds Lifestyle is Leisure Care’s commitment to balance family, community, and work. By prioritizing all three, we ensure that each Leisure Care community is continually improving the areas where they work, live, and play. […]

Washington Oakes Supports Local Veterans

Washington Oakes is proud to have so many veterans call our community home. This past Veterans Day, we wanted to show our appreciation to veterans while also supporting small local businesses in Everett, WA, affected by COVID-19 shutdowns. Learn how we combined forces with a local restaurant to support both veterans and local businesses. Partnering […]

Hospice Care Month Washington Oakes

November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and the residents at Washington Oakes are giving their time and effort to support hospice staff and patients. Learn how residents at Washington Oakes senior living in Everett, WA are going above and beyond to help those working with the terminally ill. What is Hospice Care? Hospice […]

Washington Oakes Senior Citizens Day

Washington Oakes senior living in Everett, WA is proud to celebrate our residents every day. We have seen the tremendous impact senior citizens have on their families, local communities, and within the walls of Washington Oakes. In honor of Senior Citizens Day take a closer look at the impact our residents have had on our […]

Washington Oakes Making Masks

At Washington Oakes, we look out for each other. Part of living in a senior living community means helping each other through difficult times. That’s why our residents and their families came together to create over 100 masks. Learn more about their efforts and how the Washington Oakes independent living and assisted living family is […]

Washington Oakes Reviews

Read reviews and testimonials from residents and family members for Washington Oakes senior living, an independent living and assisted living Leisure Care community. “Your updates have been clear, informative, and reassuring. I am grateful that they continue to do everything possible to keep my dad and his friends at Washington Oakes safe and comfortable. Thank […]

Washington Oakes Thank You

Leisure Care communities across the country are working hard to implement new standards of care while navigating new protocols, all while still maintaining our standard exceptional service and Five-Star Fun. We would like to thank the team at Washington Oakes independent living and assisted living who are meeting these new challenges with enthusiasm and professionalism. […]

Community Details



Washington Oakes senior living is located in the heart of historic Everett, Washington. Just a short drive north of Seattle, our residential location combines the conveniences of big city living with the tranquility of suburban life. Residents enjoy our proximity to the Everett Marina and Waterfront with waterfront shopping and dining. We are also near all the major health care facilities in Everett, giving residents and their families peace of mind. Nearby neighborhoods include Snohomish, Bothell, Lynnwood, and Granite Falls.


  • 24-Hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Physical Therapist
  • Visiting Occupational Therapist
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Group Fitness Instructor


  • Spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two bedroom apartments
  • Full kitchens
  • Individually controlled heating
  • Built-in emergency communication systems


  • Accepts small dogs
  • Accepts cats


  • Restaurant dining open to the public
  • Features fresh, seasonal menus


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Washington Oakes
1717 Rockefeller Avenue Everett WA 98201