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Crafting Hour

Come join us for weekly art sessions to create beautiful pieces of artwork. We look forward to seeing your creativity flourish!

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Snacks and Hydration

We offer afternoon snacks and socializing to our residents. Snack time is the perfect opportunity for residents to enjoy a treat and partake in some great conversation!

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Music Therapy

Music is a big part of our community. Residents enjoy relaxing while listening to a wide variety of music.

Awards & Recognition

Great place to work certified
Family Assets Washington Excellence Award

Frontier's Award-Winning SPARK Program

Montessori Inspired

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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The SPARK Difference

  • 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

About HomePlace Special Care at Burlington

Levels of Care: Assisted Living, Memory Care

Welcome Home to HomePlace Special Care at Burlington

HomePlace Special Care at Burlington is a premier Memory Care and Assisted Living community in Burlington, WA, that serves Bellingham, Burlington, Mount Vernon, Sedro Woolley, Everett, and the surrounding regions with compassionate and quality care.

At HomePlace Special Care at Burlington, we ensure our residents feel loved and cared for and have everything to meet their physical, emotional, and spiritual needs. We strive to create a homey environment and offer the highest quality of care. Your loved ones are in great hands with our team.

HomePlace Special Care at Burlington features kitchenette kitchens and dining rooms as well as a living area, which leads out to our beautiful courtyard. Burlington, WA, is home to Skagit Valley, Children’s Museum of Skagit County, Tulip Valley Winery, and other local attractions.

We take great pride in the reputation that our team has earned for delivering highly personalized, compassionate services. We offer enriching activities, exciting social programs, wellness classes, restaurant-quality meals, and more. Our goal is to create a safe, engaging, and comfortable place for all of our residents.

The staff at HomePlace Special Care at Burlington includes an experienced Medical Director, a licensed LPN, RN, Certified caregivers, and Med Techs. We develop individual care plans to understand the needs of the resident. Our medical experts provide the highest quality of care and comfort for the residents in our community.

Assisted Living and Memory Care Community in Burlington, WA

HomePlace Special Care at Burlington is an Assisted Living and Memory Care community with spacious rooms with various rooms having private bathrooms and some having private showers. Each has its own kitchenette kitchen and dining room, as well as a living area for them to enjoy which leads out to our beautiful courtyard.

One of the highlights of our community is our restaurant-quality meals. Our On-Site Executive Chef prepares a wide variety of meals. Some resident favorites are fish on Fridays and homemade bread and soups.

Our community offers residents a variety of social activities, programs, outings, and community initiatives. Residents also enjoy arts & crafts, bingo, baking, car shows, coloring day, happy hour, and more.

We recently had a celebration for national hotdog day. Residents volunteered to prepare plates and serve other residents.

Frontier’s Award-Winning SPARK™ Program

The friendly and compassionate staff at HomePlace Special Care at Burlington are proud to offer our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents the award-winning SPARK™ program.

SPARK was inspired by the teachings and research of Maria Montessori and Dr. Cameron Camp and provides meaningful and life-enhancing experiences for members of our Assisted Living and Memory Care communities.

Our unique program engages our residents with proven strategies that strive to heighten interaction, optimize cognitive skills as well as promote a sense of purpose and accomplishment. We use tailor-fit assessment tools to evaluate each resident’s capabilities and strengths, so the program can best meet their specific needs. Residents are encouraged to participate in a wide range of activities based on their interests and abilities.

From arts and crafts, baking and cooking classes, bingo, Book Club, car shows, card writing activities, coloring day, group exercise classes, happy hours, holiday celebrations, ice cream socials, lunch outings, music therapy, painting day, pet therapy, puzzle night, and more, SPARK has something for everyone to enjoy!

Amenities at HomePlace Special Care at Burlington

Our Assisted Living and Memory Care residents enjoy a wide range of amenities at our well-appointed property, including:

  • Exceptional Accommodations – Our community features spacious living quarters a beautiful common area, and inviting social dining areas. Large windows offer natural light to residents. The overall feel is one that is warm, inviting, and safe.
  • 5-Star Cuisine – A dedicated Chef who prepares a wide variety of meals, including traditional Holiday dinners and resident favorites.
  • Social Outings – Residents enjoy our many stimulating activities, including cocktail making class, sports parties, musical performances, and more!
  • Recognition of Residents’ Birthdays – We are dedicated to celebrating our residents’ birthdays and creating a fun environment for everyone.
  • Spa Services – Residents can unwind during a variety of relaxing spa services.

Choosing the Right Assisted Living or Memory Care Community in the Burlington Area

Finding the right Assisted Living or Memory Care community for your loved one is vitally important. HomePlace Special Care at Burlington offers the very best services in the area.

If you would like to learn more about the many services and amenities that our community offers, we invite you to visit our property, take a tour and speak with our caring and friendly staff.

Wendy Martin
Wendy Martin

Wendy Martin

Executive Director

Wendy has been with HomePlace Burlington as the Executive Director since February 2021 but has been in senior living for over 9 years. Her financial background has been instrumental in her success in the senior living field. She has achieved her HCA certificate, CPR/First Aid Instructor, and an Instructor for Dementia and Mental Health. She has a passion of providing quality care for her residents, as well as appreciation and support for all staff members. She enjoys country living, raising her chickens on Whidbey Island, and kayaking on the sound.

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"My husband is at HomePlace in Burlington I feel so lucky to have him there. They go out of their way to make everyone feel special."

Constance W., Wife of Resident

Levels of Care

Assisted Living

Assisted living is the perfect option for older adults who need a little extra care but want to maintain a fun and social lifestyle.

After move-in, your loved one will have access to skilled caregivers who provide everything necessary for a meaningful, elevated experience.

Memory Care

Our community specializes in Memory Care for residents with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia-related illness.

Through our award-winning SPARK program, your loved one will receive round-the-clock care that encourages a happy, fulfilling lifestyle.


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