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Every month is an event!

At Skyline, there’s always something going on. Join us for a wide-range of monthly events, thought provoking seminars. Or make your own event happen by meeting one of our fascinating residents or choosing a new flavor our extensive cuisine. See our activities calendar for monthly events!

Seattle Times Aging Well: Spring 2024 Feature

Hear from Torsten Hirche, CEO of Transforming Age, the organization behind Skyline Seattle, on how the perspective on aging is shifting and how communities are facilitating the change.

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Transforming Age’s Paul Barlow also shares expert advice on choosing the right community for your senior living needs. Plus resident Kam Au highlights what made her decide to move to Skyline.

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Resident Testimonials


Lee & David

"Skyline's ideal location to Seattle's arts & culture of inclusivity made us feel right at home, who you are is who they welcome."

Kendall Baker

Hear charter residents Kendall & Sonia Baker's story. From move in to lifestyle activities and healthcare offerings.

Judith Mayotte

Meet resident Judith Mayotte and hear why she has never been happier!

Answers for Elders

Hear from key members of our Skyline community on various senior living topics.


How Life Care Communities Work: The Terraces at Skyline

Joan Rettmann, Regional Director of Sales for Skyline, discusses the misconceptions about life care communities and explains…

Touring an Apartment at Skyline Retirement

Skyline Retirement resident Judy Mayotte joins Suzanne to give a tour of her apartment.

Reasons for Choosing a Life Care Community

Judy joins Suzanne to talk about how she decided to move into a Life Care Community.

Life Care Through the Eyes of a Resident

Suzanne is joined by Judy Mayotte, an 87-year-old resident of Skyline Retirement in downtown Seattle who lives…

FAQ's

We understand you're bound to have questions about senior living and the choices available to you. We've done our best to answer the most frequently asked questions.

If you don't find the answers you're looking for, our Senior Living Sales Counselors are available to help in any way they can.

A Life Care community is a Continuing Care Retirement Community with a Type A contract. This means that you will pay a one-time entrance fee before you move in to Skyline, which is 80% refundable to you or your estate. You will also pay an ongoing monthly service fee, which grants you access to all of Skyline’s amenities and services. The benefit of the Life Care, or Type A, model over other CCRC models is that it offers you the stability and comfort of knowing that you have a home for life with access to the care you need, when you need it, and at predictable rates you can depend on. 

A Vibrant Oasis: No other city comes close to Seattle, and Skyline puts you at the center of an exhilarating retirement lifestyle. We are located in the First Hill neighborhood, a walker’s paradise where you have easy access to outdoor adventures in the mountains and by the water. From the top of the Space Needle to the culture of the Seattle Art Museum, from shopping the Northgate Mall to the tastes of Pike Place Market—when Skyline’s your home, it’s all yours.

Research moving companies thoroughly, seek recommendations from online reviews and from friends, and compare quotes from at least three different firms. Ask about their handling procedures, insurance, and check their licensing and credentials. How should I approach downsizing for a move to Skyline?

Start early and categorize your belongings into keep, sell, donate, and dispose. Consider the size of your new space, distribute sentimental items among loved ones, sell or donate unneeded items, and hire professional help if needed. Be patient with yourself—it’s a significant life change.

Family and friends may appreciate items of sentimental value. For the rest, use a search engine to research local charities or non-profit organizations that accept donations—many provide pick-up for larger items. Also, consider specialized organizations related to your items, such as books for libraries or clothing for homeless shelters. Always check an organization’s donation guidelines to be your items are suitable.

Come visit us!

From beautiful apartments to unmatched hospitality, Skyline is a lovely senior living destination for home for anyone desiring a community built around living the retirement lifestyle you’ve always envisioned. Schedule a tour today to see if our community is right for you.

Call 206-207-0036 today for a free, personalized tour.

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