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Where The Heart Is

Elevate Your Lifestyle – Discover Where The Heart Is, A Senior Living Community in Burlington, WA.

outside entrance to community building
walking paths in courtyard outside of community
greenery area in the backyard of the community buildings

As a premier Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Burlington, WA, Where the Heart Is proudly serves Burlington, Skagit Valley, Tacoma, Sequim, and the surrounding regions. Residents have joined our community from all over the country and the world, including New Jersey, The Netherlands, Germany, and Hong Kong. No matter where you’ve lived, we’d be honored to have you join our community.

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.

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Awards & Recognition

Frontier Senior Living Best Assisted Living community
Fortune Best Workplaces in Aging Services Award
2023 Great Place to Work Award Badge
Family Assets Washington Excellence Award

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.

Everyday Thriving: A SPARK Lifestyle Inspired by Montessori Methods

Testimonials & Reviews

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.

Amenities & Events


Art Therapy

Arts and Crafts

Baking Classes

Bath Product Class


Car Shows

Card Writing Activity

Coloring Day

Cooking Classes

Crazy Hat Day

Donation Drives

Family Movie Night

Group Exercise Classes

Happy Hours

Holiday Celebrations

Ice Cream Outing/Social

Lunch Outings

Manicures and Pedicures

Men's Club

Musical Performances

Music Therapy

National Food Day Celebrations

Painting Day


Pet Therapy

Pizza Parties

Recognition of Residents' Birthdays

Resident Council

Root Beer Float Party

Tea Parties

Tie-Dying Events

Veteran's Ceremonies

What's Happening


At our community, we have a garden that residents help tend to. Outside gardening helps residents get some fresh air and enjoy nature!

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Walking Group

Walks allow our residents to spend some time outdoors enjoying nature! These walks also serve as some light exercise to help our residents maintain healthy lifestyles.

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

Terry Sigmond
Terry Sigmond

Terry Sigmond

Executive Director

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"The staff go above and beyond our expectations - they have allowed my mom to help make soups and my father the opportunity to clean out planters and plant flowers and vegetables. It means the world to both of them."

Donna A., Daughter of Residents

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