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Welcome to Where The Heart Is Assisted Living & Memory Care

Call us for Pricing and Availability! Starting at $3299.
We offer exclusive pricing for Veterans and their spouses to honor those who served.

(360) 755-8007

As a premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Burlington, WA, Where the Heart Is proudly serves Burlington, Skagit Valley, Tacoma, and Sequim. Residents have joined our community from all over world to experience quality care and good living. Learn more today.

Awarded BEST in Senior Living


Best in Assisted Living 2024

Discover Where The Heart Is, A Senior Living Community in Burlington, WA.

The Burlington, WA region has numerous attractions for residents and visitors. The community is centrally located near Deception Pass, the Cascade Mountains, and the Tulip Fields. The annual Tulip Festival takes place every year, and the region is known for tasty, flavor-filled, locally-grown berries. Burlington, WA, is less than 30 minutes to Bellingham and under two hours to Seattle.

Our Services

Assisted Living

Enjoy high-quality, private apartments, an active social life, and a carefree lifestyle while we take care of household chores. Experience peace of mind and spend time pursuing wiser pleasures like your passions, relationships, and the richness of each day.  

Memory Care

Enjoy high-quality, private apartments, an active social life, and a carefree lifestyle while we take care of household chores. Experience peace of mind and spend time pursuing wiser pleasures like your passions, relationships, and the richness of each day.  

Spark inspired by Montessori methods

Frontier’s Award Winning Spark™ Program

Imagine a program specially designed for seniors that not only strives to help them reach their full potential, but also provides an opportunity to spend their days with a sense of joyful purpose. Spark™ places ultimate focus on supporting our residents’ ideas, choices, and independence. We empower residents to create a community that speaks to them. Our staff foster the natural spark within each individual by encouraging new idea and helping to make these ideas reality.

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Find Your Spark

Spark is our award-winning, purpose-driven program for seniors. Inspired by Montessori Methods, Spark™ focuses on engagement, social lifestyle and inclusion within the community at large.

  • Based on science and research
  • Based on rehabilitation techniques
  • Keeps seniors socially engaged in a meaningful way
  • Aims at increasing engagement and skills as we age
  • Uses proprietary assessment tools that go beyond traditional methods

Suites at Where the Heart Is

Where the Heart Is offers a range of spacious and well-appointed floor plans tailored to your unique needs and preferences. Explore our selection of floor plans below.

Assisted Living and Memory Care | Studio

``Floorplan - Where the Heart Is - Studio Assisted Living and Memory Care

Assisted Living and Memory Care | 1 bed, 1 bath

``Floorplan - Where the Heart Is - 1 Bed, 1 Bath Assisted Living and Memory Care
Current Events

Current Events at Where the Heart Is

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Featured Amenities at Where the Heart Is

  • 24/7 On-Site or On-Call Nursing
  • Highly Trained Care and Medication Staff
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Medication Management
  • Insulin Dependent Diabetic Management
  • In-House Physical Therapy
  • In-House Occupational Therapy
  • Visiting Physician
  • Visiting Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
  • Visiting Podiatry Services
  • Visiting Lab Services
  • Visiting Home Health Services
  • Visiting Hospice Services
  • Incontinence Management and Product Services
  • Consultant Registered Dietitian (Routinely/As Needed)
  • Friendship Suites for Residents Living with Dementia
  • Short-term Respite Stays Available
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Awards & Recognition

US News Senior Living Communities Assisted Living 2024
Great Place to Work Certified Feb 2023-Feb 2024
Best Assisted Living U.S. News 2022-23
State of Washington Excellence Award 2022
Pinnacle Customer Experience Award 2022
Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services 2022
National Quality Award American Health Care Association 2020 Bronze

Testimonials and Reviews

Meet Our Executive Director, Jenni Roppel

Jenni Roppel

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