The Koelsch family legacy of care

Our Family Legacy of Care

The Koelsch Communities story began in 1958.

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A tradition of family ownership and care at Canterbury Inn senior living communities

Welcome to Canterbury Inn

Canterbury Inn is nestled in the quaint town of Longview, Washington, the largest town in Cowlitz County. Situated near the Columbia and Cowlitz rivers, Canterbury Inn offers a comfortable lifestyle and excellence in customer service to all of our seniors.

Our trained and tenured staff is here to serve the many differing needs of our residents, promoting creative thinking and learning, with patience, kindness and, above all, compassion. The later years of life can bring many joys and many challenges. We are committed to making these precious years fulfilling and enjoyable. And we will do this through our founding principles of excellent care and service.

Canterbury Inn

(360) 562-0785

1324 3rd Ave Longview, WA 98632

The Koelsch senior living family

Our Family Will Take Care of Your Family

There’s nothing more important than family. From the modest nursing home in 1958 where founders Emmet and Alice Koelsch began, up to today, it’s our family philosophy fueling our commitment to residents and staff every day. We are dedicated to providing compassion and kindness to our residents and fellow employees. 

Our mission is to enrich the lives of those who live and work with us by responding to their unique needs and universal desire for dignity and respect. We are mindful that each resident comes to us with an individual set of needs. For some, those needs are as simple as companionship, a social atmosphere or a few kind words throughout the day. For others, it’s assistance with the basics of daily living such as housekeeping, laundry and the like. Still others require more dedicated care including therapy services, medication management and specialized individual care.

Family Legacy of Care • Compassionate Service • Committed to Excellence

The Freedom to Live as You Choose – In the Area You Know and Love

Whether you are looking for an Independent lifestyle with help available as needed, or need regular assistance with the activities of daily living, Canterbury Inn can provide the finest environment for retirement living. Our professional staff and 24/7 nursing team are passionate about caring for our senior population at every level of the aging process. We hold ourselves to high standards, working with each resident to create an environment that satisfies their specific needs. With vibrant activities every day, patio dining, pet friendly environment and a professional, dedicated team, Canterbury Inn offers independence and support at every level. We take pride in our family serving yours.

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