University House Issaquah - Issaquah, WA

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  • Minimum Age of Accepted Residents
  • Activities Onsite
  • Devotional Services Available
  • Indoor Common Areas
  • Meals Provided
  • Aging in Place
  • Nurses on Staff
  • Podiatrist Available
  • Physical Therapy Available
  • Occupational Therapy Available
  • Speech Therapy Available
  • Complimentary Transportation
  • Activities Offsite
  • Outdoor Common Areas
  • Beauty & Barber Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • No Smoking Allowed in Private Areas Indoors
  • No Smoking Allowed in Public Areas Indoors
  • Wheelchair Accessible Showers
  • Hospice Available
  • Respite Available
  • Resident Parking Available
  • Male Residents Accepted
  • Female Residents Only
  • Doctor on Call
  • Nurse on Call
  • Homecare Onsite
From the Community

Welcome to University House Issaquah, an Era Living community. University House offers a warm, vibrant lifestyle, a vast array of amenities, rich programming, and exceptional Independent Living and Assisted Living care.

University House is nestled among the foothills of the beautiful Cascade Mountains, and is just minutes from the arts, fine dining, and shopping. There are 184 apartments ranging from spacious studios to expansive three-bedroom penthouse suites.

Residents of University House experience a maintenance-free lifestyle, including a full service restaurant with chef-prepared selections, on-site Wellness Center staffed by a Registered Nurse, weekly housekeeping and linen services, scheduled transportation and professionally maintained common areas and gardens.

Residents enjoy choosing from nearly 200 Life Enrichment events each month, including regular outings to the symphony and other cultural events, a variety of fitness, aquatic, and health classes, lectures, garden parties, chef demos, wine and jazz concerts, professionally curated art galas, and much more. Residents find that there are endless opportunities to pursue their passions, mingle with good friends, or simply sit back and enjoy the ambiance.

Additionally, University House Issaquah is proudly affiliated with the University of Washington Retirement Association. This affiliation provides residents with many benefits including a vibrant culture of distinct academic flavor, special access to University programs, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

Era Living, a respected and recognized leader in retirement living throughout the Puget Sound, is a private, Seattle-based company founded by Eli and Rebecca Almo. Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment, providing exceptional healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities. Era Living's Wellness and Active Aging Programs are developed in collaboration with the University of Washington School of Nursing - one of the nation's top-rated nursing schools. It's this type of innovative and vibrant approach to senior living that makes Era Living communities so desirable.

Issaquah, Washington is full of culture, fun activities, and and recreation. For even more to do, Seattle, Washington is just a short 14 miles away.

City info

Population: The average age of residents in Issaquah is 37. There is a total of four different senior living places in the 98029 zip code. The city has a transportation score of 27 and a walkability score of 30. This means that while some errands can be accomplished on foot, it is largely a car dependent community.

Weather: Winter average temperatures are cold, between 33 and 46 degrees F. Spring is mild between 39 and 58 degrees F. Summer temperatures rarely get too hot and average between 52 and 74 degrees F. Fall is mild as well, averaging between 42 and 60 degrees F. There is an average of 62 inches of precipitation (snow and rain) annually.

Health and Safety

Hospitals in the area: Swedish Issaquah Campus is the local hospital. There is also an urgent care clinic, Overlake Urgent Care Clinic.

Violent Crime in Issaquah is very low, with only 10 violent crimes per year. Property crime is higher with a 29.9% crime rate out of 1,000 residents.

Sports and leisure

Golf courses: While there are not any golf courses in Issaquah, there are several in the surrounding area. These include The Golf Club at Newcastle, Aldarra Golf Club, and Maplewood Golf Course.

Tennis courts/clubs near by: There are several tennis clubs nearby in Bellevue, WA. Clubs include Phantom Lake Bath and Tennis Club, and Samena Swim & Recreation Club. Outdoor park options include Spiritridge Park, Lake Hills Community Park, and Robinswood Tennis Center. Also nearby in Sammamish, WA is Columbia Athletics Club.

Gyms: Issaquah offers several different types of gyms. For yoga, there is Pure 8 Hot Yoga Studio, Gold's Gym, and the Studio. For cross-fitness and training, there is Transform CrossFit and Tiger Mountain Crossfit. Traditional Gyms include Anytime Fitness and Issaquah Fitness.

Shopping and entertainment

Shopping nearby: There are several shopping centers in Issaquah including Pickering Place and Gilman Village, Lincoln Square, Redmond Town Center, and Crossroads Shopping Center. For boutiques, visit E&A Boutique, Lucky You, and Style Me.

Grocery stores: There are 10 different grocery stores in the area. For a traditional grocery store, you can visit Champion Grocery, QFC, Safeway, or Fred Meyer. If markets are more your thing, Issaquah has PCC Community Markets, Town and Country Market, and Gemini Fish Market. For international and organic options, there is Maurya Indian Grocery and Trader Joe's.

Restaurants: There are a variety of restaurants in Issaquah from Traditional American to Mexican to Chinese to almost anything! Some local favorites include The Black Duck Cask and Bottle, Max's World Cafe, Masa Mexican Kitchen and Cantina, Bento-ya Goemon Japanese, Umi Cafe, and Dough Zone Dumpling House.

Libraries: Check out the local public library at the Issaquah Library.

Attractions: For fun in the park, visit Lake Smammamish State Park, Cougar Mountain Zoological Park, or the Newcastle Beach Park. Learn about local history at the Gilman Town Hall and Issaquah Depot Museum. Other fun attractions include the Museum of Flight, Bellevue Acquatic Center, and the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery.

Religious facilities

Churches in Issaquah include Eastridge Church, Timberlake Church, Calvery Chapel Eastside, St. Joseph Catholic, the Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-Day Saints, and Cross of Christ Lutheran Church. While there are not any synagogues or mosques in Issaquah itself, there are several in the surrounding area.