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Photo of Sunrise of Boulder
1111 Photos available
44 Floor plans available
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We really appreciated how patient and understanding personnel were and that they treated our dear friend with dignity and respect to the very end.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Sunrise of Boulder is nestled in a quiet neighborhood with gorgeous mountain views next to a city park and bike path. All our rooms are conveniently located on the first floor, and our decor is arts-and-crafts with a ski lodge/cottage appeal.Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...
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Photo of Brookdale Boulder Creek
1010 Photos available
22 Floor plans available
Pricing promotion expiring soon
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What stuck out about Brookdale Boulder Creek over other places we looked at was that the facility itself seemed very clean. It smelled pleasant, furniture and décor was updated. There was a warm inviting...
Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Living Life To The FullestTucked in the charming and scenic town of Boulder, Colorado, you’ll find a wonderful assisted living community full of men and women who inspire you to wake up each morning and live life to the fullest. Free from the burdens of home maintenance and chores, you can fill...
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Photo of Balfour Louisville Campus
77 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
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I am currently a resident at Balfour Louisville Campus. I would say that the staff is caring and they are available for all of my needs. Maintenance has also been so helpful with getting all of my needs met....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Often there are no clear lines separately independent living, assisted living, memory care or even skilled nursing, a cornerstone of The Balfour Way is offering a continuum of care. This allows our residents to age in place and maintain relationships with friends and staff through different...
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Photo of The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living
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We loved the assisted living side at The Peaks at Old Laramie. He moved to memory care. We do not like the activities on that side and we do not feel the care is the same from all the staff like it was on...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
At The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi...
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Photo of Sunrise at FlatIrons
3232 Photos available
77 Floor plans available
8.1
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My grandma lives at Sunrise at Flatirons and loves it. The staff is friendly and experienced and creates a great culture for the residents. There are lots of activities, great food, and the communal spaces...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Sunrise at FlatIrons is a resort-style Sunrise Senior Living community located at 400 Summit Blvd in Broomfield, Colorado. Situated between the upscale Flatirons Crossing Mall and the Omni Interlocken Golf Course, Sunrise at FlatIrons offers a lifestyle free from the worries of home maintenance,...
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8.0
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19 reviews
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Caring staff, excellent activities. Beautiful facility. The room sizes in memory care are quite large, very nice. I cannot say enough good things about the facility and staff. We are very pleased and would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Balfour Way – Our ApproachAt Balfour, life is all about having extraordinary choices.Our communities are well-regarded for their comfortable elegance and for the individualized quality of life. But it’s our dedication to service, innovation, and respect that truly define The Balfour Way.At...
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Photo of MorningStar of Boulder
1111 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
8.0
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30 reviews
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My mother has been on the memory care side since June 2023 and I can't tell you how wonderful the staff and facility is. All the rooms are huge and unique to memory care, there are showers in the rooms....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of Boulder represents the finest assisted living Boulder or Longmont CO has to offer. Having opened our doors and hearts in September 2015, we are dedicated to giving our residents a carefree lifestyle of comfort, wellness and community. Beautifully...
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Photo of Juniper Village at Louisville
1414 Photos available
33 Floor plans available
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Very kind and caring staff, but not trained as properly as we'd prefer. Normally very understaffed. Some very good people but overworked.
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Juniper Village at Louisville is a wonderful caring community designed specifically for elders with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. We are a secure, memory care building that provides a safe environment for wandering at will. The residence includes four separate houses that open onto a...
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Photo of The Pearl at Boulder Creek
1010 Photos available
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The staff goes out of their way to be helpful and really look after the residents. The food staff are so kind and the nurses really care.
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Live.It is all up to you. With a full slate of fun activities, health and wellness and travel programs, dining options, and the proximity of downtown Boulder, the University and lively Pearl Street, there are choices galore at The Pearl at Boulder Creek. Fill your days with the richness of...
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Provides: Assisted Living
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Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Mary Sandoe House is the first Assisted Living in Boulder and Mary Sandoe had a desire to help others in the community in 1979. We are a small and cozy 24 residence in beautiful South Boulder with a great view of the Flat Irons that is central to shopping centers, library and bus. Residents...
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Photo of Balfour Cherrywood Village
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Balfour Cherrywood Village has let my mom get back a high quality of life, and she loves it there. She gets treated with respect, and the staff all work to make sure every resident there is individually...
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Balfour Cherrywood Village, located in Louisville, Colorado, is a senior living community. We pride ourselves in providing unique care for our residents, whether they require independent, assisted or living care living situations. We provide respite and day care, establishing a structure...
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Photo of Balfour at Lavender Farms
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[name removed] is always very pleasant and professional. She always has a smile on her face. The activities are well laid out and lots of fun. I even enjoy participating myself! I feel that [name removed]...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Balfour Way – Our ApproachAt Balfour, life is all about having extraordinary choices.Our communities are well-regarded for their comfortable elegance and for the individualized quality of life. But it’s our dedication to service, innovation, and respect that truly define The Balfour Way.At...
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Photo of The Academy at Bella Vista
Provides: Memory Care, Residential Care Home
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Care Homes: Residential care homes are shared neighborhood homes for seniors who need a live-in caregiver to assist with activities of daily living, like dressing and bathing.
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Mezzanine at Golden West is Golden West’s assisted living community on the north side of the Golden West campus. The Mezzanine is a four-story building with 56 assisted living apartments, each with wall-to-wall windows that highlight the expansive views of Boulder. Life at The Mezzanine at...
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Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Photo of Frasier Retirement Community, a CCRC
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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It's been a good experience for my parents. It's a hard time of life, but the staff have been extremely consciousness. One complaint would be that they do not have enough staff, which is something I...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Waneka Park Assisted living Community is located in a quiet neighborhood, just steps away from Old Town Lafayette. We are also close to hospitals, medical practices, shopping centers and the RTD Bus Station. Waneka Park offers personal care plans specific to each individual's needs. We have 24...
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Photo of Landmark Memory Care
Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.

Cost of assisted living in Boulder, CO

The average cost of senior living in Boulder is $5,147 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Jamestown, CO with an average of $5,039 per month.

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Boulder, CO vs. nearby cities

Boulder, CO
$5,147/mo
$5,068/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Boulder, CO vs. the state and national average

Boulder, CO
$5,147/mo
U.S. national average
$4,606/mo

Average monthly cost of Assisted Living in Boulder vs. other types of senior living

Assisted Living
$5,147/mo
$5,299/mo

Median monthly costs of Assisted Living in Boulder, CO by room type

Semi-Private
$6,516/mo
Studio
$7,319/mo
1 Bedroom
$7,681/mo
2 Bedroom
$9,045/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$12,400/mo

Average cost of Assisted Living in Boulder over time

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What families are saying about assisted living in Boulder

Recent reviews for assisted living in Boulder

Golden Lodge Assisted Living

3.4
We picked this community, because of the price, straight forward agreement- no extra fees, newness, and it was close to home/convenience. I would tell friends/family that I like that it's new and updated so my loved one doesn't feel like she got stuck in an "old folks home". The agreement/fees ...
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Golden Orchard III in Wheat Ridge, CO

5.0
We love the staff and living situation for my 2 elderly parents at Golden Orchard, Finding this lovely group home was a Blessing for us. My Dad and Mom are well taken care of in every way. Such a huge difference in how well my parents are doing in this very caring group home environment!. Food ...
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Village at Belmar in Lakewood, CO

5.0
My mother was previously a resident at Village at Belmar and everything was great for her at this facility. The cleanliness and friendliness were great. The staff, care service and value for cost were also great. They did a wonderful job caring for my mother. I would recommend Village at Belmar ...
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Boulder review score based on 61 family reviews

7.9
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This proprietary review score is based on 61 reviews of 18 Boulder assisted living communities. All reviews were submitted in the past two years by verified community residents and family members.
The Boulder review score informs your search by letting you see at a glance how assisted living residents and family members rate assisted living in your area. Compare review scores in multiple locations to understand how overall satisfaction rates differ from city to city. Based on recent reviews, the maximum possible score is 10.Methodology: How we calculate our city review scores

Boulder review score compared against nearby cities

7.9
Boulder, CO18 facilities
7.8
Louisville, CO34 facilities
7.9
Superior, CO46 facilities

Review subcategories for Boulder assisted living

When assisted living residents and family members submit a review on our site, they rate each community on categories such as cleanliness, activities, meals, and more. The chart below is based on 61 reviews of 18 Boulder assisted living communities. This chart helps you compare Boulder resident and family assisted living satisfaction rates against national averages. Use it to assess your needs and develop criteria for your own search. If you know that one of these categories is important to you or your loved one, our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities to match your needs.
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