Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 4 Memory Care facilities in Glenwood Springs and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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2800 Midland Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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1250 Village Road, Carbondale, CO 81623
The Heritage Park Assisted Living ccommunity is located on a campus that also includes Heritage Park Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. If needed, assisted living residents can use these services, ensuring a smooth transition of care. Heritage Park Assisted Living offers a...
195 Freestone Rd, Eagle, CO 81631
Carefree living at Castle Peak means you no longer have the worries of home ownership. All housekeeping, personal laundry and flat linens, maintenance, repairs, snow removal and lawn care are done for you. Property taxes and all utilities are paid except phone and cable TV. Castle Peak will also...
Memory care services offer healthcare to people with Dementia and assorted types of memory conditions. A memory care community utilizes staff who are trained annually in helping individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia, and cognitive impairments. Organized activities are delivered by staff educated specifically on caring for those with cognitive deficiencies. Memory care provides 24-hour supervised care with health management, recreational opportunities, and meals for members. Alzheimer’s living environments possess alarm systems to limit wandering ; a standard symptom of Dementia. The annual median cost for a private room is around $113,150 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $98,368 . The state of Colorado has specific rules related to this type of community. The The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences regulates this type of community.
Cost of living is a major factor when selecting which community meets the needs of you or your loved one. Glenwood Springs has a median home value of around $354,466 and the median cost of rent is $1,553 per month. The rent burden for Glenwood Springs is about 22.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
Of the population of Glenwood Springs 37.4% have a college degree, 22.0% have a high-school diploma, and 12.6% have a graduate degree. In Glenwood Springs, 11.7% live in poverty, 9.4% have some form of disability, 75.1% participate in the labor force, and 21.6% do not have health insurance. In Glenwood Springs, 7.4% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Glenwood Springs has a population density of 659 people per square mile. Demographically, Glenwood Springs is 28.1% Hispanic, 87.7% white, 0.2% black, 1.5% Asian, 7.9% other or not specified, 2.7% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 0.1% Native American. Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Glenwood Springs is 38 years old.
The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation. There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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. Colorado is ranked 10th in quality of life and 12th in healthcare.
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 Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the most recent presidential election, 43% of Colorado residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. The median age in the state is 37, and 27% of the population is over the age of 55.
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. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. During the winter, the average temperature in Colorado drops to around 26F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Colorado is around 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. 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).
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of berry shrubs, berry shrubs, lichens, and lilies. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the lark bunting, the bullhead deer, the kokanee, or the mule deer. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.