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Senior housing types near Aurora, CO

  • Brookdale Aurora

    Brookdale Aurora

    1860 South Potomac, Aurora, CO 80012
    (40)
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    This Is The Good Life We may be an assisted living and memory care community in Aurora, Colorado. But we’re also a family. When you gather around the fireplace with your new friends to exchange stories, share a meal in the dining room, and participate in community events and activities together,...

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  • New Dawn Memory Care of Aurora

    New Dawn Memory Care of Aurora

    2000 S Blackhawk St, Aurora, CO 80014
    (18)
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    What makes New Dawn different: • Nurse on site 24 hours a day • Diabetic Management • Hospice • Special Diets of all kinds with dietician consult • Medical Director and Rounding Physicians • 1:4 Staffing Ratio which is the best in the industry • ...

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  • Juniper Village at Aurora

    Juniper Village at Aurora

    11901 East Mississippi Avenue, Aurora, CO 80012
    (28)
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    Our community is purposefully built for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias. Our Wellspring Memory Care program offers a life-affirming, theraputic environment where we emphasize strengths and support wellness. Home to approximately 52 individuals. Each house opens on to the...

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  • Dorothy's Soft Touch

    Dorothy's Soft Touch

    1139 Tucson Street, Aurora, CO 80011
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    DOROTHY'S SOFT TOUCH 'WHERE ANGELS WATCH OVER YOUR LOVED ONES' Dorothy's Soft Touch Assisted Living home is licensed by the Colorado State Health Department. This loving ranch style home is located in a quiet residential community in Aurora, Colorado. This home features a spacious living room, a...

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  • Nora Personal Care Assisted Living

    Nora Personal Care Assisted Living

    17419 E Flora Place, Aurora, CO 80013
    (2)
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    Nora Personal Care Assisted Living provides 24 hour compassionate care to seniors at every stage of life. Owned and operated by a Nurse and a Registered Pharmacist, our mission is to provide high quality care and support services in a home-like environment so as to promote continued health and...

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  • Chelsea Place Memory Care

    14055 E Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO 80015
    (56)
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    Located in Aurora, Colorado, Chelsea Place is an Anthem Memory Care community. Anthem Memory Care is a company committed to addressing the needs of seniors afflicted by Alzheimer's and other dementias through focused and specialized care. Each Anthem Memory Care communities is strategically designed...

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  • Belleview Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Belleview Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care

    14500 E Belleview Ave, Aurora, CO 80015
    (25)
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    Belleview Heights is a memory care and assisted living community located in Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado. Aurora, which is located on the outskirts of Denver, is home to over 100 parks and six award-winning municipal golf courses. The city's stunning scenery, outstanding dining and shopping...

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  • Renew at Saddle Rock

    Renew at Saddle Rock

    7475 S Shawnee St, Aurora, CO 80016
    (7)
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    What is Renew Saddle Rock? It's time to look beyond what is expected of a senior living and seek a truly remarkable experience. Renew Saddle Rock offers all the services and amenities that provide residents and families complete peace of mind, while transcending the status quo with experiential...

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  • Cardan Manor Assisted Living

    16651 E. Navarro Drive, Aurora, CO 80013
    (10)
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    Cardan Manor Assisted Living is a residential care home found in the region of Aurora, Colorado in Adams County. Our assisted living community is set up in an area that is very conducive for our senior's relaxation and improvement. We have a quiet and tranquil compound that provides adequate space...

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  • Harvard Square

    Harvard Square

    10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231
    (78)
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    Live at Harvard Square Retirement Community in Southeast Denver, and you will experience service beyond the expected. Way beyond in fact. Our friendly, experienced staff really goes the extra mile (or two, or twenty) whenever needed. You'll find examples of this in every area. So not only do we...

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  • Brookdale Lowry

    Brookdale Lowry

    150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230
    (69)
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    Savor a Rich and Full Life If you’re looking for an assisted living and memory care community in Denver, Colorado, look no further. Nestled in the Lowry Air Force Base area, our community is convenient to the grocery stores, banks, the public library and VA hospital. But even though we’re in a great...

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  • Springbrooke Senior Living

    Springbrooke Senior Living

    6800 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO 80224
    (41)
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    Springbrooke Retirement and Assisted Living has a bold, updated look without sacrificing old fashioned values. LOCAL OWNERSHIP allows us to deliver first-class services and amenities at an affordable monthly fee! Offering 90 Independent Living, 37 Assisted Living and 15 secure Memory Care...

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  • Montage Hills

    Montage Hills

    2500 South Roslyn Street, Denver, CO 80231
    (42)
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    The Life You’ve Always Wanted What does it mean to pursue a life of purpose and meaning? When you are a resident here at our assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Denver, Colorado, you have ample opportunity to find out.  Our seniors enjoy a host of...

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  • Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Stapleton

    Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Stapleton

    2979 Uinta Street, Denver, CO 80238
    (1)
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    The Balfour at Stapleton community incorporates all we have learned from our nearly 20 years of developing and operating senior housing in Colorado. Offering assisted living and memory care accommodations, found in all Balfour’s retirement communities in Denver, CO, paired with our signature...

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  • Serenity House I

    Serenity House I

    3075 Carter Circle, Denver, CO 80222
    (8)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House III

    Serenity House III

    2480 S. Holly Street, Denver, CO 80222
    (7)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House V

    Serenity House V

    3068 South Kearney Street, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House VII

    Serenity House VII

    2337 So. Forest Drive, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    6383 E. Girard Place, Denver, CO 80222
    (44)
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    Welcome to HighPointe Assisted Living & Memory Care, a warm, welcoming retirement community with 97 senior apartments located in southeast Denver, CO. Here you or your loved one will receive help with daily living and any needed support for dementia—along with chef-prepared meals, concierge...

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  • Sunrise at Cherry Creek

    Sunrise at Cherry Creek

    251 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80246
    (41)
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    Sunrise at Cherry Creek sits in the heart of the Cherry Creek neighborhood.  We pride ourselves in our Reminiscence neighborhood for the memory impaired and our assisted living programs. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to...

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  • Serenity House VIII

    Serenity House VIII

    5750 S Kenton Way, Englewood, CO 80111
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House IV

    Serenity House IV

    5841 South Kingston Way, Englewood, CO 80111
    (4)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House II

    Serenity House II

    10760 E. Ida Court, Englewood, CO 80111
    (9)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House IX

    Serenity House IX

    6128 S Iola Way, Englewood, CO 80111
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Belleview Suites at DTC

    Belleview Suites at DTC

    4901 S Monaco St, Denver, CO 80237
    (38)
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    Belleview Suites at DTC offers assisted living and Alzheimer's and Dementia Care options in Denver, Colorado. We are nearby many shops, restaurants, parks and the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Our beautiful community offers five different floor plans for residents to choose from, ranging from a private...

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  • Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care

    Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care

    6021 S. Liverpool Street, Centennial, CO 80016
    (15)
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    Located in Centennial, Colorado, Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care offers premium apartment homes and services in Assisted Living and Dementia/Memory Care. The brand new community has month-to-month rental pricing instead of expensive buy-in fees. Peakview opened in September of 2015 and we...

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  • Brookdale Greenwood Village

    Brookdale Greenwood Village

    6450 South Boston Street, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (18)
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    Quality Care, No Matter Where Life Leads Nestled within a quiet residential community in Greenwood Village, Colorado, you’ll find a warm and welcoming community of assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation residents striving to embrace their golden years with everything...

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  • Brookdale Parkplace

    Brookdale Parkplace

    111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218
    (38)
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    Excellent Quality of Life With all the perks and conveniences of a resort, the seniors who call our community home enjoy a vast array of services while savoring the peace of mind that comes from knowing we provide a continuum of care. Whether you’re looking for an independent or assisted living...

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  • Serenity House VI

    Serenity House VI

    3235 South High Street, Englewood, CO 80113
    (7)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Atria Englewood NOW OPEN

    Atria Englewood NOW OPEN

    3555 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113
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    Conveniently located downtown near the Museum of Outdoor Arts and adjacent to the Swedish Medical Center, Atria Englewood is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of...

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  • Sunrise At Orchard

    Sunrise At Orchard

    5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO 80121
    (39)
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    Sunrise at Orchard has beautiful gardens and walking paths. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    3455 S Corona St, Englewood, CO 80113
    (26)
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    Our team stands out by having a continued personal and emotional investment in our community, residents and staff.' Offering breathtaking mountain vistas and panoramic views of the city of Denver, The Meridian is conveniently located adjacent to Swedish Medical Center, off Hamden Avenue and...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan

    14301 E. Arapahoe Road, Centennial, CO 80112
    (8)
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    MorningStar at Jordan Called to Serve MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care at Jordan in Centennial, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. MorningStar at Jordan...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Hunters Hill

    Serenity House Assisted Living Hunters Hill

    8352 East Hunters Hill Drive, Centennial, CO 80112
    (6)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Balfour at Riverfront Park

    Balfour at Riverfront Park

    1500 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202
    (6)
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    The park on one side, the city on the other. You at the center of it all, living life to the fullest. Balfour at Riverfront Park is one of our Denver retirement communities, and fronts the 17-acre downtown Commons and Confluence Parks, with the Platte River and Cherry Creek nearby. And just steps...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Hinsdale

    Serenity House Assisted Living Hinsdale

    3197 E Hinsdale Ave, Centennial, CO 80122
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Centennial

    Serenity House Assisted Living Centennial

    2947 East Drycreek Place, Centennial, CO 80122
    (5)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Kit Carson

    Serenity House Assisted Living Kit Carson

    6770 S Kit Carson East, Centennial, CO 80122
    (8)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

    Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

    10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134
    (50)
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    Lincoln Meadows is the premier Senior Living community, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Parker, Colorado. This elegant southeast Denver residential community puts a new level of affordable luxury within your reach. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors. Together...

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  • Highline Place

    Highline Place

    6767 S Broadway, Littleton, CO 80122
    (32)
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    Highline Place is an assisted living community located in Littleton, Colorado, in Arapahoe County. A friendly environment where you will always feel safe and respected, Highline Place is a wonderful choice for your new home. Littleton has something for everybody, and is a peaceful and charming city...

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  • Senior Living at Sierra Ridge

    Senior Living at Sierra Ridge

    10136 Isle St., Parker, CO 80134
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    ILA Senior Living is not only a name it is a philosophy and we are committed to providing excellent care for the elderly when living at home independently is no longer an option. We welcome the opportunity to serve you. ILA Senior Living is not only a name it is a philosophy and we are committed to...

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  • Brookdale Pinehurst Park

    Brookdale Pinehurst Park

    3790 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80236
    (21)
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    A Life Well Lived Regardless of where your family member is on life’s journey, they deserve to enjoy the same wonderful quality of life as everyone else. At our memory care community in Denver, Colorado, each senior experiences the love and kindness of a care team member who gently guides them...

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  • Brookdale Highlands Ranch

    Brookdale Highlands Ranch

    9160 South University Boulevard, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
    (19)
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    The Safety They Need, The Peace of Mind You Deserve We know it isn’t easy to transition your loved one’s care to someone else, which is why we go above and beyond to serve every senior with the dignity and respect they deserve. At our memory care community in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, your family...

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  • Spring Ridge Park Assisted Living

    Spring Ridge Park Assisted Living

    5361 W 26th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
    (9)
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    Spring Ridge Park is licensed assisted living campus exclusively for adults experiencing irreversible memory loss due to Alzheimer's Disease or another type of organically caused dementia. We believe our residents sense of personal identity and self-respect in paramount to their happiness. Their...

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  • Vi at Highlands Ranch

    Vi at Highlands Ranch

    2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
    (3)
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    Welcome to Vi at Highlands Ranch, the only Type A retirement community in Colorado. Our Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), provides residents with assisted and independent living as well as a continuum of care on-site. Located on 25 acres of sprawling...

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  • MorningStar Senior Living of Parker

    MorningStar Senior Living of Parker

    18900 Main Street, Parker, CO 80134
    (23)
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    Parker Senior Living by MorningStar Called to Serve Parker Senior Living by MorningStar in Parker, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. Parker Senior Living by offers...

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  • Sunrise at Pinehurst

    Sunrise at Pinehurst

    5195 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80236
    (18)
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    Located just minutes from a lovely country club and golf course, Sunrise at Pinehurst is five minutes from a shopping center in a nice, residential setting.  We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homey. Step into a...

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  • Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (55)
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    A community in the mountainside city of Lakewood, Colorado, in Jefferson County.

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  • Lakewood Memory Care

    Lakewood Memory Care

    8201 W Jewell Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80232
    (7)
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    Thank you for your interest in our community. We understand that there are many factors and emotions to consider when choosing a respite or memory care community. With our myriad of available options, our team is here to help you through the decision process. Lakewood Memory Care is structured so...

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  • Brookdale Lakewood

    Brookdale Lakewood

    3151 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80227
    (48)
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    Fewer Worries, More Joy Discover a new independence at our beautiful assisted living and memory care community in Lakewood, Colorado. Here you can trade in the monotonous chores of cooking, cleaning and maintaining a house for a lifestyle that allows you to pursue the retirement of your dreams.  You...

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Aurora, Colorado

Memory Care

Memory care services offer help to individuals who require specialized cognitive support. This type of care offers specialized aid in a setting purposefully designed with a myriad of safety features. Structured activities are delivered by staff members trained explicitly on caring for people with memory deficiencies. Alzheimer's living homes have supervised areas to limit wandering ; a common symptom of the disease. Typically, residents in memory care require assistance with eating, personal care , and medications. Colorado maintains specific regulations associated with this kind of facility.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, especially those who live with chronic illness or those needing long-term care, access to medical facilities may be an important factor in choosing which care option is right. The top hospitals in Aurora include University Of Colorado Hospital Authority, Medical Center Of Aurora, The, and Children's Hospital Colorado. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Aurora which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood in which it is located. When it comes to resources, Aurora has a cost of living index of around 130.2 and a grocery price index of 95.5. These index scores are based on a spectrum where 100 is considered the average and anything over 100 is considered more costly than the average amount. Aurora has a sales tax of 2.90%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Weather and climate, notably humidity and air quality, is a significant influence in determining which city is the right fit for your family. On average, Aurora has a humidity level of about 36%. Humidity ratings peak in December at roughly 52%. Aurora has a cold semi-arid type of climate. The average air quality index rating in Aurora is around 69.0. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its max rating during December at about 105.0. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid prolonged outdoor exposure and exertion. Monthly, Aurora measures approximately 4 inches of precipitation. The most rain normally occurs in July with an average of 6 inches in a month. Aurora experiences on average 61.70 inches of snow per year. In the summer, the temperature in Aurora is approximately 72°F. The summer high is at about 89°F in July. The lowest summer temperature falls to about 54°F in the month of June. In wintertime, the average air temperature in Aurora drops to about 33°F. The highest winter temperature will rise to around 46°F in the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to around 19 °F during the month of December.

Demographics and Values

In the previous presidential election, 49.9% voted Democrat, 8.8% voted for a third party candidate, and 41.3% voted Republican in Adams county. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Aurora 16.6% practice Catholicism, 3.9% practice another Chrisitan faith, and 2.8% worship the Church of Jesus Christ. In Aurora, 69.5% are nonbelievers. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Aurora, out of the total population 0.0% practice Judaism, 1.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. Currently, the population of Aurora consists of 366,623 people. Aurora has a population density of 921 people per square mile. The current population of Aurora is growing at a rate of 0.019%. In Aurora, 13.9% do not have health insurance, 4.4% are widows, 9.8% have some form of disability, and 71.2% participate in the labor force. Racially, the population of Aurora is 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 5.3% mixed race, 61.2% white, 0.8% Native American, 6.0% Asian, 10.7% other or not specified, 15.7% black, and 28.6% Hispanic. Based on gender, 48.8% are male and 51.2% are female. In Aurora, 20.7% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.2% are over the age of 60, 4.2% are over the age of 70, and 2.2% are over the age of 80. The median age of Aurora is 34 years old. In terms of crime, Aurora has 30.1 property crimes per 1000 residents and 6.1 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Of the population of Aurora 28.5% have a college degree, 26.3% have a high-school diploma, and 9.1% have a graduate degree. In Aurora, 8.8% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Aurora is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards. Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. In terms of resources, Colorado has a cost of living index of 105.5, a grocery index rating of 102.5, and a housing index rating of 119.0. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-penrose St. Francis Health Services.

Social demographics of the state

In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. In terms of religious values, 30% of Colorado's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,188 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate.

State-wide weather information

The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26°F. The average high winter temperature is around 53°F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66°F. The average high summer temperature is around 96°F in the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31°F during the month of June. On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).

Wildlife to be found in Colorado

The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of lichens, berry shrubs, aspen, and shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bullhead deers, the antelope, the kokanee, or the the lark bunting. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.