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Creekside Continuing Care Community

Creekside Continuing Care Community offers a continuum of senior lifestyles — without a high buy-in or entrance fee. Our community sits on a beautifully landscaped campus, complete with ponds and soothing water features. Walking paths enhance the retirement community experience that awaits.  

Our senior living community offers the best of all worlds, a quiet Burlington, Washington, neighborhood, with proximity to downtown shops, restaurants, and recreational, cultural and educational opportunities. 

Address + Phone

400 Gilkey Road
Burlington, WA 98233

Phone: 360-755-5550

Living Options

  • Independent Living
  • Assisted Living
  • Memory Care
  • Respite Care

Featured Amenities

  • Personal concierge services
  • Robust social calendars
  • Restaurant-style dining
  • Game lounges & movie theater

Our Living Options

Creekside Continuing Care Community offers a full a range of senior lifestyles and different forms of adult care, which means if more support or care is ever needed, there’s no need to move to another community. And in the event a spouse or partner needs different care, it’s right here.


Independent Living

At Creekside, life is easier because an array of conveniences, activities, amenities and personalized services are part of everyday life. What’s not part of daily life: cooking, cleaning and home maintenance!


Assisted Living

Our dedicated care partners and expert wellness teams focus on maintaining independence. We believe that a little support, a lot of pampering, and none of the hassles that come with home ownership, means you can live fully and happily while enjoying everything community life has to offer.


Memory Care

Specialized programming and support from an experienced team who understands all stages of memory loss help residents experience more meaningful moments and more fulfilling days.


Respite Care

Respite care — or short-term stays — is designed for those caring for aging loved ones who may be going on vacation or who may simply need a temporary respite from caregiving. 

Our residents weigh in.

The memory care staff is genuinely caring and dedicated. Their compassionate care was comforting to mom and her loved ones.

— Carol’s family


Creekside Continuing Care Community is comfortable and welcoming. Under one roof, there are independent living, assisted living and memory care senior apartments. An intimate community of independent living cottages are behind the main senior living community. With the feel of a casual Pacific Northwest resort, there is everything needed to make life engaging and fun.

A Day in the Life.

With a focus on preserving — and enhancing — independence, there is every opportunity to live well and thrive at Creekside Continuing Care Community. No matter the lifestyle, our life-enrichment teams create daily opportunities to enhance physical, social, emotional and spiritual well-being by creating programs, activities and entertainment that enrich daily life. 

Independent Living
Assisted Living
Memory Care
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Dining at Creekside.

What’s Near Our Senior Living Community in Burlington, WA.

Deception Pass State Park

Anacortes and Oak Harbor, Washington

Skagit Speedway

4796 Old Hwy 99 North Rd
Burlington, WA 98233


15867 Beaver Marsh Rd.
Mount Vernon, WA 98233

Heritage Flight Museum

15053 Crosswind Dr.
Burlington, WA 98233

Garden Rosalyn

16648 Jungquist Rd.
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Floor Plans

Size up your living space with an independent living cottage or a residence in our assisted living community that features well-appointed studios and one- or two-bedroom apartments. Each one is designed for the way today’s seniors want to live. Ranging in sizes and designs, there’s one perfect for every taste, need and budget. No matter which cottage or apartment best meets your family’s needs, a world of amenities and services, opportunities and excitement is just steps outside each apartment door.

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Independent Living

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Assisted Living

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Memory Care

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What is the true cost of living at Creekside Continuing Care Community?

Meals: check. Social life: check. Maintenance and housekeeping: check. Support if it’s needed: check. When you factor in everything covered in the pricing at Creekside and compare it to the cost of remaining at home, you’ll discover the real value of senior living and find a cost-effective option that’s designed to enhance life in every way. Better yet, unlike other communities that offer a continuum of care, Creekside does NOT require a high buy-in or entrance fee.

Meet our team.

Everyone at Creekside loves what they do — and it shows. From our culinary team to our care partners to our maintenance crew, our team enjoys a sense of real empowerment. They know the residents best, so the leadership team listens to and learns from them. While every associate is committed to resident comfort, safety, care, and happiness, it’s this hands-on team that creates the genuine feeling of family found at our Burlington, WA, Continuing Care Community. It’s truly a community where everyone cares for and about one another — and it all starts with our care associates. 

Care Team

Nancy Gonzales

Nancy Gonzales

A 13+ year employee, Nancy is still going strong at 69! What keeps her going: caring for our residents because they have made her more caring, loving, compassionate, flexible, and accessible.
Jacob Gutierrez

Jacob Gutierrez

Dining Services
While Jacob loves cooking and serving residents, his favorite part of the job is visiting with them. He says, their incredible stories and experiences enrich life – “we can learn a lot from their wisdom.”
Astrid Sanchez

Astrid Sanchez

Astrid is a housekeeper who keeps the community as bright and shiny as her signature red shoes. While she started in hotel housekeeping, she says there’s nothing better than senior living!

Office Team

Catherine Bowman ED

Catherine Bowman

Executive Director
Catherine started in senior living as a server. Inspired by caregivers, she became a nurse herself, holding many different positions. Though nursing is her a passion, she gladly accepted this new challenge.
Josie AED

Josie Summerlin

Associate Executive Director
Josie transitioned from NAC, to Lead Med Tech, to Resident Services Director, and is now proud to be the Associate Executive Director at Creekside Continuing Care Community. Josie is excited to continue to grow and serve the community.
Jessica Hawkins

Jessica Hawkins

RN, BSN Wellness Director
Jessica has been a Registered Nurse for 20 years and has a background in Oncology, Quality Improvement, Risk Management, Case Management and Legal Nurse Consulting. Jes is also a board-certified Infection Preventionist, and is excited to be a part of the Creekside family!
Crystal Diemert LED

Crystal Diemert

Life Enrichment Director
Crystal Diemert has been working in senior living for the past 20 years. First as an activity assistant, coordinator and now director. Crystal has some experience in the small businesses, preschool teacher, bus driver, & front office but quickly realized her calling was in Life Enrichment.
Melissa CRD

Melissa White

Community Relations Director
With a diverse career journey encompassing education, public relations, sales, and caregiving, Melissa is uniquely equipped to excel as Community Relations Director. Her ability to connect people with opportunities, coupled with her compassionate nature makes her an ideal guide for seniors and their families.
Dawn McComas DSM

Dawn McComas

Director of Sales and Marketing
Dawn started her career in the kitchen of a nursing home. She became a hands-on caregiver before earning a degree in Human Services — Her compassion and leadership skills make her a CRD families and residents trust.
Kim Smith BOM

Kim Smith

Business Office Manager
From evening concierge to Business Office Manager, Kim loves the relationships she’s made with residents and families. Fun fact: Kim is a professional cake decorator!
Charlotte Green DSD

Charlotte Green

Dining Services Director
Char started in food services as a teenager and has been a Dining Director for decades. She explored other opportunities but says there’s just something about senior living that keeps bringing you back!
Pablo Dominguez DRS

Pablo Dominguez

Dining Room Supervisor
Pablo joins Creekside Continuing Care with 12 years experience in the restaurant industry, and is excited to utilize his wealth of knowledge in his new role as Dining Room Supervisor.
Jamie Haine EVS Director

Jamie Haines

Environmental Services Director
Jamie has been keeping the community maintained, sparkling and bright since it opened. She loves what she does and says the best part of the job is getting to know the residents.

Rick Gordon

Plant Operations Director
Rick Gordon is a Renaissance man. He’s been a builder, electrician, jet and yacht mechanic and small business owner (custom doors), there’s no problem, Rick can’t successfully address.

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