Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living 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 Assisted Living facilities in Carbondale 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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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...
2800 Midland Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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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...
Assisted living communities offer oversight, care, and social events to individuals around 65 years of age or older. Services offered often include aid with ADLs. Residents may be kept under observation and assessment. In certain situations, communities may offer hospice, dementia care, or respite. In Colorado, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $49,140 . Colorado has specific rules related to this type of community. The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences supervises this community type. There must be one toilet for every 1 residents and one bath or shower for every 1 residents. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with medication administration. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include meals and snacks of nourishing quality must be provided, communities must provide three nutritionally balanced meals, using a variety of foods from the basic food groups, Therapeutic diets may be provided if prescribed by a physician, and communities must reasonably respond to residents’ suggestions regarding meals. Staff are required to obtain education in a variety of areas. These include: Administrators must complete a 30-hour training program approved by the Department, medication management, assessment skills, and activity or care planning. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include assistance with activities of daily living, personal services, transportation, and physically safe and sanitary environment. Before a resident is accepted, they must go through a service plan screening to guarantee their needs are going to be met. This screening includes a number of areas of interest such as residents preferences, whether medication is self-administered or administered by staff;, capacity for self-care, and initial comprehensive mental and physical assessment . Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program.
Of the population of Carbondale 15.6% have a graduate degree, 42.0% have a college degree, and 19.1% have a high-school diploma. Based on gender, 50.9% are male and 49.1% are female. The median age of Carbondale is 33 years old. In Carbondale, 4.1% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Carbondale has a population density of 1,270 people per square mile. Demographically, Carbondale is 47.5% Hispanic, 0.5% black, 75.6% white, 0.3% mixed race, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 21.6% other or not specified. Out of the total population of Carbondale, 31.7% do not have health insurance, 6.5% have some form of disability, 74.2% participate in the labor force, and 4.2% consider themselves widows.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor in deciding which destination works best. The rent burden for Carbondale is about 25.4% of the average person’s monthly income. The median home value in Carbondale is about $472,020 and the median cost for rent is about $1,645 per month a month.
The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by standards of healthcare. In total, Colorado has 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 citizens. 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.
The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In Colorado, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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. The median age in the state is 37, and 27% of the population is over the age of 55.
On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. 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. On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.9 AQI. 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, Conifers Thrive, Aspen, and Shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Kokanee, the The Lark Bunting, the Salmon, or the Antelope. The state animal of Colorado is the The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep .
Casey's Pond Senior Living, Jackson Creek Senior Living and Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park are the top rated assisted living facilities near Carbondale, Colorado. See full list of communities.