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Era Living Overview

Seattle, WA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
Health Care Services & Hospitals
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Since 1987, Era Living has been dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment - providing premier healthcare services and enriching activities at all eight communities managed by Era Living. This ... Read more

Mission: To respect and honor older adults by enhancing the quality of their lives.

Company Updates

  • Era Living voted Top 5 BEST Places to Work on the 2015 King5 Best of Western Washington!

  • Karla created some goodie bags for special delivery on National Salesperson Day! Sending a big THANK YOU to all our great sales professionals. We couldn't deliver on the promise of our mission if you weren't doing such fantastic work. #EraLiving

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Era Living – Why Work For Us?


At Era Living we are committed to our core values and beliefs – that older adults should be treated with honor and respect. We are focused on delivering passionate, engaged and genuine care for seniors in our communities, offering the highest-quality programming, services and amenities. Each of our eight Seattle based communities is filled with fascinating art, beautiful surroundings and a thriving social scene.

For over two decades, Era Living has partnered with the University of Washington’s Schools of Nursing, Social Work and Pharmacy, among others. These unique and innovative partnerships allow our residents to benefit from on-going best-in-class Wellness and Active Aging programs.

Era Living is honored to have been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Washington 2014 & 2015!


Era Living is a place where results are rewarded, creativity is encouraged and passion for our mission shines through.  We are dedicated to fostering a healthy and engaging environment of whole body wellness, culture, warmth and social fulfillment for our residents, and creating an engaging and gratifying work environment for our employees. 

Each of our employees provides great value to our residents by offering a unique perspective and passion to furthering our mission of making a difference. Our employees value Respect, Integrity, Innovation & Improvement, Teamwork, and Excellence. Not just anyone can work for an Era Living retirement community. It requires warmth, passion and an on-going commitment to our mission and values.

We offer a variety of positions for dedicated, passionate people who want to work in an environment that values excellence, innovation, and teamwork. Successful team members have the same values we do; they are respectful and committed to enriching the lives of seniors each and every day, they are innovative, and they possess the highest integrity.

If you want to work for a respected leader in premier retirement living in the Puget Sound, and make a valuable impact on older adults, please visit our career website to learn more about our current openings.


Our highly skilled team of nurses and certified nursing assistants provides our residents with compassionate care in a warm and vibrant environment. This exceptional care and unparalleled personal attention make our communities feel like home.

Our healthcare teams are the heart of our approach to healthy aging and comprehensive health care services. We value their contributions and on-going commitment to our mission and values.


If you are an outstanding nurse (RN or LPN) or certified nursing assistant (CNA) professional, passionate and committed to honoring seniors, please visit our career site to learn more about our opportunities.

In collaboration with the University of Washington Schools of Nursing and Social Work, Era Living has developed evidence-based programing focused on positive culture, healthful living, and community inclusiveness.

At Era Living, our programing centers on mind, body, and spirit producing optimal results for healthy aging. We are engaged in coordinating volunteer opportunities on-site and off-site which include our Pen Pal Program and our resident partnership with the City of Seattle P-Patch Program - growing and harvesting crops that are donated to local food banks.


Volunteer opportunities provide our seniors with meaningful focus and life-satisfaction while improving overall mental and physical well-being - offering important opportunities to give back to the community.


Era Living Reviews

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Era Living President & CEO Eli J. Almo
Eli J. Almo
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    Helpful (4)

    "Friendly, Welcoming, Encouraging... I could go on for days"

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    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Payroll Administrator in Seattle, WA
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    I have been working at Era Living full-time (Less than a year)


    The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. I smile as soon as I walk through the door!
    My direct superior and other managers are encouraging, support my growth and promote learning. My coworkers are genuinely interested in me.
    The company as a whole truly takes an interest in every employee. As a new hire they have you complete a personal preferences sheet which asks you about your favorite food and music and how you like to be recognized. Then they use that to encourage and promote you as an individual. I have never worked for a company that shows such passion for their employees as Era Living.


    The furthest south community is in Renton and I live out in Puyallup which makes my commute long but luckily the company provides ORCA card options which means I don't have to sit in traffic.

    Advice to Management

    Keep encouraging and promoting your employees, it is wonderful how management takes an interest in every employee. The compassion makes ERA a great company to work for!

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Era Living Photos

Era Living photo of: 2018 Home Office Employee Appreciation Event
Era Living photo of: 25 YEARS!!!
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Era Living photo of: 2018 Home Office Employee Appreciation Event
Era Living photo of: 2018 Home Office Employee Appreciation Event
Era Living photo of: 2018 Home Office Employee Appreciation Event
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Era Living Interviews



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Getting an Interview





    Human Resources Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Era Living (Seattle, WA).


    I had two phone interviews with the recruiter in the HR department before being called in for an in-person interview with the rest of the HR team and the payroll coordinator. Everyone was extremely friendly and I immediately felt at-ease. I spent approximately 60 minutes with the HR team and payroll coordinator, then met with the controller for another 60 minutes or so. I received a call the very next day saying I got the job.

    Interview Questions

    • They asked me about my three strengths and weaknesses.   1 Answer
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Era Living Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work(#5), King5 Best of Western Washington, 2015
  • Best Places to Work(5), Western Washington, 2014

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