Heron's Key Retirement Living

A new Life Care retirement community is coming to Gig Harbor.  And it's going to be unlike any you've seen in this area before.  For starters, Heron's Key will feature the most innovative concepts, designs and approaches in senior living. Heron's Key at Gig Harbor, the area's first and only true Life Care retirement community – and already more than 70% reserved.

Heron's Key includes cottages, apartments, and a skilled nursing facility.  Independent living and assisted living are available.  Read more...

Exciting News!

August 2015: Pope Resources Announces Sale To Emerald Communities - PR Newswire

Who is Emerald Communities?
Heron's Key is affiliated with Emerald Communities, a Redmond, Washington-based, nonprofit organization who also operates another Continuing Care Retirement Center in Redmond called Emerald Heights.

Their Mission:
Our (Emerald Communities) mission statement is clear and unwavering: Emerald Communities is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization that provides leadership for its subsidiary organizations to create and enhance lifestyle opportunities for seniors.

What's Next for Heron's Key?

  • An Official Groundbreaking is happening mid-August. 
  • Construction has already started, logging of much of the site is noticeable.
  • Construction is expected to be completed on Phase 1 of the project in early 2017.
  • The site includes area for a planned phase 2 of the project, time of completion is yet to be determined. 
  • CLICK HERE to learn more about Heron's Key at Gig Harbor.

Heron's Key Retirement Living

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