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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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  • 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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  • The Gardens at St. Elizabeth

    2835 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
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    The Gardens at St. Elizabeth Senior Living Community is located in historic northwest Denver, convenient to many of Denver's cultural attractions. The Gardens' on-site Christ the King Chapel was built in 1897, and offers daily Mass and Rosary plus a weekly non-denominational service. Many of the...

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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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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80210
    (24)
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    Tucked between Englewood and Glendale on Denver’s southern edge, the independent and assisted living seniors at our community have decided to trade in the responsibilities of home maintenance for the retirement of their dreams. If you’re ready to give up your chores and let someone else take care of...

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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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  • 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 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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  • Abby's Assisted Living

    Abby's Assisted Living

    2607 South Eudora Place, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Abby's consists of two full-service assisted living homes in Southeast Metro Denver. Both are beautiful ranch style homes set in lovely residential neighborhoods. We have a total of 14 beds. Private and shared bedrooms are available. At Abby's, we meet your individual needs with dignity. How do we...

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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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  • The Courtyards at Mountain View

    The Courtyards at Mountain View

    8101 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80247
    (21)
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    IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY... Imagine a lifestyle with all the support and stability that you could need! Welcome to The Courtyards at Mountain View. 55-plus Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in Denver, CO If you think senior living at The Courtyards is like a nursing home … think...

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  • Montage Heights

    Montage Heights

    1640 South Quebec Way, Denver, CO 80231
    (22)
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    Enjoy Every Minute of Retirement We don’t like to brag, but we do think our assisted living community is one of the best in Colorado. But it isn’t just because we have a great location in downtown Denver or a beautiful building with spacious and elegantly-decorated common rooms. The men and women...

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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 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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  • 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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  • HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    6383 E. Girard Place, Denver, CO 80222
    (44)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to HighPointe Assisted...

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  • Five Star Residences of Dayton Place

    Five Star Residences of Dayton Place

    2000 S Dayton Street, Denver, CO 80247
    (13)
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    Whether you're looking for independent or assisted living, DAYTON PLACE is one of Denver's finest retirement communities. We offer a gracious lifestyle, with a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health, comfort, and security of our residents. Since 1987, DAYTON PLACE has...

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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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  • 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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  • The Carillon at Belleview Station

    The Carillon at Belleview Station

    4855 S Niagara St, Denver, CO 80237
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    The Carillon at Belleview Station has everything you would expect from a senior care community and more. Yes, we have assisted living, but it's a bit more personalized and flexible. And yes, we have memory care, but it's a bit more comprehensive and thoughtful. But to really see who we are, it's...

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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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  • Heather Grove

    3289 Grove St, Denver, CO 80211
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    Heather Grove is an assisted living community located in the northwest section of downtown Denver, CO. Denver is known as the 'mile high' city as it is literally one mile above sea level. It is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and the High Plains. Denver is a bustling city with plenty to...

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  • Just For Seniors Living Center I

    1395 Vrain St, Denver, CO 80204
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    Just for Seniors Living Center I is a residential care home located in the County of Denver, Colorado. Our grounds are specially built to ensure the maximum comfort-ability and relaxation that the senior need. We are a group home that is conveniently near a hospital, in a beautiful and serene...

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  • Assisted Living of Denver

    3545 Leyden Street, Denver, CO 80207
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    Assisted Living of Denver is a spacious and elegant senior care home in Denver, CO., an area known for it's vibrant metropolis nestled into towering mountain peaks. Our staff share a common value: to recognize residents as valued individuals and to help them lead purposeful lives. That is, we...

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  • Modena Cherry Creek (Opening Fall 2020)

    Modena Cherry Creek (Opening Fall 2020)

    2440 S Wabash St, Denver, CO 80231
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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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  • 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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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Hoyt Street

    Serenity House Assisted Living Hoyt Street

    155 South Hoyt Street, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (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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  • 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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  • Peak Gardens Lakewood

    Peak Gardens Lakewood

    2948 Routt Circle, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (1)
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    My name is Tim Millar. My wife Dawn and I have been Physical Therapists for a combined 40 years, mainly working with seniors. We have always had a desire to own an assisted living facility which caters to a few people, where our passion for seniors is obvious, and the environment feels like an...

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  • Cadence Lakewood

    Cadence Lakewood

    3151 S Wadsworth Blvd, 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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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Applewood

    Serenity House Assisted Living Applewood

    11975 W 22nd Place, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (16)
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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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  • Mountain Vista Retirement Community

    Mountain Vista Retirement Community

    4800 Tabor St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (8)
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    As Wheat Ridge, Colorado's longest-established senior living community, Mountain Vista offers a full CCRC providing all ranges of senior residency including independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehabilitation all conveniently located on the same campus. Renovations to...

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  • Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    2800 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (50)
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    Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community, provides assisted living and award winning Wellspring Memory Care. Located in a charming neighborhood just south of Golden and ten minutes from downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain foothills, Applewood Place is a community where older adults...

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  • Aspen View Living, LLC

    Aspen View Living, LLC

    11010 E. Colorado Drive, Aurora, CO 80012
    (9)
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    Aspen View Living, LLC is an assisted care center located in Aurora, Colorado in Adams County. We are a residential care center designed to provide comfort and relaxation for our residents. Aspen View Living is located in a quiet, peaceful, well established neighborhood. Our community setting...

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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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  • Montage Ridge

    Montage Ridge

    12791 West Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80228
    (31)
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    Holistic Living Living a holistic live encompasses more than your physical well-being. Whether you are part of our assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Lakewood, Colorado, you will enjoy programs and activities designed to cultivate wellness in your body,...

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  • Brookdale Arvada

    Brookdale Arvada

    7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005
    (44)
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    The Care You Deserve Tucked within the beautiful town of Arvada, Colorado, our assisted living and memory care community offers you the opportunity to embrace the lifestyle you’ve always wanted. Whether that means giving you the tools you need to get your health back on track, offering a slew of...

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  • Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

    Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

    9560 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031
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    Located just minutes from Westminster Center Park with convenient access to the Denver-Boulder Turnpike, Atria Westminster 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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  • Cadence Aurora

    Cadence 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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  • Springwood Retirement

    Springwood Retirement

    6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004
    (45)
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    At Springwood Retirement Community, you will feel welcome and comfortable as soon as you enter our 15 acre Campus. With mature and lush landscaping surrounding our main three-story building, you'll enjoy the park like setting, complete with an outside patio overlooking a pond and a large atrium...

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  • St. Bernadette Assisted Living

    St. Bernadette Assisted Living

    4468 E Lake Circle S, Centennial, CO 80121
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         St. Bernadette Assisted Living is dedicated to providing each resident a top-notch, safe and pleasant home atmosphere that enables them, their families and others to express themselves in a positive manner, which contributes to each of their needs....

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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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  • Garden Plaza of Aurora

    Garden Plaza of Aurora

    14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
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    We offer a resort style worry free lifestyle. Complete with all day dining, events, concerts, educational programs, 24 hour staff and security, transportation, weekly housekeeping, basic cable, wifi, and phone service with free long distance. Our apartments range from studios up to two bedrooms,...

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  • St. Andrew's Village

    St. Andrew's Village

    13801 E Yale Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
    (6)
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    St. Andrew’s Village is a pet-friendly independent living and assisted living community for seniors age 62 and over in the Denver metropolitan area. We offer private one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments along with the security of knowing that our staff is available 24 hours a day....

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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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  • Inn at Greenwood Village

    Inn at Greenwood Village

    5565 S Yosemite St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (23)
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    Located in Greenwood Village, this intimate community features 67 apartment homes available for month to month rental to adults 55 and better. A community fee of $2500 is the only initial investment. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are generously sized ranging from 500 to 1,324 square feet...

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  • Makarios Assisted Living

    Makarios Assisted Living

    11541 W Temple Ave, Littleton, CO 80127
    (1)
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    Makarios Assisted Living is a small assisted community located in West Littleton/Lakewood, Colorado. We provide care for the elderly and we are committed to dedicate our lives to serve them with love, dignity and respect. Our goal is to make 'Life here a blessing'. We want our residents here to feel...

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  • Sunrise of Westminster

    Sunrise of Westminster

    10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80031
    (27)
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    Just east of Highway 36 and minutes from Boulder to the north and Metro Denver to the south, Sunrise of Westminster overlooks the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west, affording spectacular views of the sunset. Our one-story cottage-style community enables all our residents, especially those using...

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Assisted Living Denver, CO

Under the designation of assisted living, Colorado operates its elder care facilities as residential communities, providing supervision and care to self-sufficient seniors who do not require skilled nursing services. Often these facilities are tasked with providing assistance for the activities of daily living, or ADLs. In terms of assisted living, Denver communities tend to offer the following services:

  • Protective oversight
  • Social and recreational services
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • 24-hour daily staff presence
  • Medication administration assistance
If you or your loved one would benefit from the peace of mind afforded by life in a reliable and comfortable environment, then an assisted living community is an ideal choice.

Licensing Requirements – Colorado

Cost of Living in Denver Colorado

As one of the premier vacation and retirement destinations in the Rockies, Denver has an overall cost of living that is 30 points above the national average of 100. The ever-present scenic views mean that the average property value in the Mile High City is one of the highest in the county.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
130 102 92.5 $1,372 19.4% $322,837 $60,098 None 8.31%

Local Hospitals

An important factor in many seniors’ decisions to pick a location to live is the availability of quality medical facilities. Denver is a major metropolitan area, and as such, offers many options for medical care. The following are the highest rated hospitals in the area:

Weather and Climate

Denver has a semi-arid continental type of climate. This means that Denver experiences hot and dry summers with cold winters. Due to its elevation the city receives large amounts of snow each year. On average, the humidity level for Denver is roughly 37%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of February at about 45%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73.5°F 92°F (July) 55°F (June) 34°F 49°F (January) 19°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
18 (Good) 48 (Good)

Precipitation

Average yearly rainfall Average yearly snowfall
16.7” 60.2”

Demographics and Values

Denver has a very diverse population, and as one of the fastest-growing American cities, has all the hallmarks of a modern metropolitan center. Frequently rated as offering a high quality of living, Denver is a place that people from all backgrounds feel comfortable calling home.

Since 1976, Denver has hosted the yearly PrideFest — an LGBTQ+ pride celebration which draws half a million people annually and is the third largest pride event in the country. Political leanings in Denver tend to be left of center, and in major elections the county often votes blue.

The Denver region is the 18th largest metro economy in the country and is home to several major corporations, such as AIMCO, the largest operator of apartment communities in the United States, employing approximately 3,500 people in the city of Denver. The Gates Corporation is also headquartered in the city, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of auto belts and hoses. The second-largest gold producer in North America, The Newmont Mining Company, also calls Denver home.

2016 Presidential Election for Denver County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.7% 18.9% 7.4%

Population Statistics

Population city metro Population city proper Population density Population trend
2,787,266 704,621 1,774 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
18% 47% 18%

Age

Median 0-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+
37 17.7% 21% 22.5% 19.5% 14.2% 5.1%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
3.6% 9.5% 30.5% 1% 0.1% 76.9% 3.4% 5.5%

Religious Denominations

Judaism Islam Eastern religion Nonbelievers, agnostic, or atheist Catholicism Baptist Episcopalian Methodist Presbyterian Lutheran Church of Jesus Christ Other Christian faith
2.5% 0.5% 2.0% 47.3% 28.6% 4.0% 1.1% 2.0% 1.5% 0.8% 1.8% 7.1%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
37.3 7.4

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 71% 10% 15% 4% 6%

Denver is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As a large city, Denver has much to offer in the way of entertainment and recreation. The state of Colorado has a reputation as a paradise to those who love the outdoors, and has plenty of options for nature lovers to take in the scenic beauty of the West in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains.

The Denver Art Museum contains over 68,000 pieces and displays a stunning collection of Native American art, displaying works from many different tribes of the North American regions. The museum also houses classical work from noted European artists, relics from the old West, and contemporary travelling exhibits.

For a stroll through the city replete with shopping and people-watching, visit the 16th Street Mall. A pedestrian mall featuring hundreds of trees, thousands of flowers, and a pathway designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, the 16th Street Mall is a must-visit destination for an afternoon walk or a stop at one of the numerous area cafes. Train and history buffs can make a short trip outside the city to the town of Golden to visit the Colorado Railroad Museum, which features over 100 locomotives and cars, as well as photos and historic artifacts, on display in a setting reminiscent of an 1880s rail depot.

Living in Denver offers plenty of access to the great outdoors. If you’d like to take in some of Colorado’s natural beauty, start with the Denver Botanical Gardens, a 24-acre park conveniently located right in the city. The site includes 50 different gardens, including many filled with plants native to the area, as well as gardens inspired by a variety of international locales with similar climates. The Botanical Gardens also features indoor plant displays which rotate according to season. Of course, no visit to Colorado would be complete without a trip to the famed Rocky Mountain National Park. Just a short drive outside the city, the park is a world-famous destination encompassing 415 square miles of awe-inspiring scenic beauty. The park has hundreds of miles of hiking trails, informational visitor centers, fantastic scenic overlooks, and many options are wheelchair accessible.

Licensure Definitions for Assisted Living in Denver, CO

Assisted Living Residence: Assisted living residences are residential facilities that make available to three or more adults who are unrelated to the owner, either directly or indirectly through an agreement between the provider and the resident, room and board and at least the following services: personal services; protective oversight; social care due to impaired capacity to live independently; and regular supervision that must be available on a 24-hour basis, but not to the extent that regular 24-hour medical nursing care is required.

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