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Retirement Living in Westport and South Beach - Washington


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Area Description

Our beautiful coastal area located in the Pacific Northwest offers everything. The Pacific ocean, rivers, bay's and mountains. If you're looking for outdoor adventure Westport and the South Beach boasts the best fishing, crabbing, clam digging, beachcombing and surfing in the Northwest.

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   Locally we offer fishing, crabbing, clam digging, beachcombing and whale watching. We also have shopping, dining, fresh seafood markets, craft breweries and wineries, Washington state's tallest lighthouse and a great maritime museum. A short drive to Aberdeen offers access to cinemas, community theater and music venues.

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Westport and the South Beach area offer many special events. Every April you can attend the Crab Races and crab feed. June's event is Rusty Scuppper's Pirate Daze. July brings an old fashioned 4th celebration at the Maritime Museum. August features a juried Westport Art Festival. September is all about seafood and you can attend the annual Seafood Festival or celebrate our fishing way of life at the annual Salmon Tales. October is the cranberry harvest festival with vendors and artists selling and showing items from homemade jam to giant wood carvings and everything in between. We have community theater and a wonderful concert venue just a short distance from the area.

Public transportation




Grays Harbor Transit bus service and Senior-disabled bus service.

Medical Facilities


Grays Harbor Community Hospital has a helipad and a top of the line new emergency area.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  38.0  43.5  49.0  11.1 "
 Feb  37.0  44.0  51.0  8.2 "
 Mar  39.0  46.5  54.0  8.1 "
 Apr  41.0  48.5  56.0  5.7 "
 May  46.0  53.0  60.0  3.6 "
 Jun  49.0  56.0  63.0  2.6 "
 Jul  52.0  59.0  66.0  1.4 "
 Aug  52.0  59.5  67.0  1.6 "
 Sep  49.0  58.0  67.0  2.6 "
 Oct  44.0  52.0  60.0  7.6 "
 Nov  40.0  46.5  53.0  12.1 "
 Dec  36.0  42.0  48.0  10.8 "


We have a mild summer if it is hot inland we are fogged in down here. The afternoons usually clear up and we have nice evenings. Winter and Fall get cold and stormy but when it is clear there is no place more beautiful. Spring is beautiful and cool but lots of sunny days.

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Cost of Living for Westport and South Beach, WA

Westport and South Beach, Washington cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options





We have 2 state parks with yurts, tent and RV sites. Senior apartments with rent assistance. Senior assisted care home, ocean front condos with pool and club house, Marina front condos with boat slips, gated ocean front developments.

Senior Assistance in Westport and South Beach, WA

Westport and South Beach, Washington offers the following assistance for seniors:


We offer all senior programs above. The Senior Center offers a noon meal for $2.00 and meals on wheels delivered to the freezer every 2 weeks along with fresh produce and bread.
The senior van has wheel chair capabilities.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Senior volunteer's are always welcome at Chamber of Commerce sponsored events in the area. The library and school also offer many opportunities for senior volunteers.
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