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 3 Assisted Living facilities in Eagle 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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195 Freestone Rd, Eagle, CO 81631
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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...
1250 Village Road, Carbondale, CO 81623
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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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Assisted living communities offer healthcare, oversight, and social opportunities to individuals around 65 years of age or older. Assisted living communities commonly provide outings for social activity, help with appointments and transportation, and care supervision. In certain situations, communities may offer respite, Alzheimer’s care, or hospice. In Colorado, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $49,140 . Colorado maintains specific statutes associated with this kind of community. The Department of Public Health and Environment licenses assisted living residences supervises this community type. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include social and recreational services, personal services, physically safe and sanitary environment, and protective oversight. 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 dietary restrictions, reassessments must be completed within 10 days of a significant change, initial comprehensive mental and physical assessment , and whether medication is self-administered or administered by staff;. Staff are required to obtain education in a number of subjects. These areas include identifying and addressing difficult situations and behaviors, assessment skills, legal and ethical issues, and activity or care planning. 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, communities must reasonably respond to residents’ suggestions regarding meals, and Therapeutic diets may be provided if prescribed by a physician. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include assistance with medication administration. There must be one bath or shower for every 1 residents and one toilet for every 1 residents. This type of community is required to have a staff member on duty 24 hours a day. The minimum number of residents for this community type is 3. Public assistance is available through Medicaid 1915(c) waiver program.
In Eagle, 4.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Racially, the population of Eagle is 95.5% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.0% black, 0.0% Asian, 4.4% other or not specified, 15.4% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, and 0.1% mixed race. Eagle has a population density of 470 people per square mile. The current population of Eagle consists of 6,408 people and in total the Eagle metro area has a population of 6,867. In Eagle, 80.4% participate in the labor force, 5.3% live in poverty, 16.2% do not have health insurance, and 4.4% are widowed. Out of the total city population, 51.1% are male and 48.9% are female. The median age of Eagle is 36 years old. Of the population of Eagle 7.7% have a graduate degree, 15.2% have a high-school diploma, and 45.4% have a college degree.
The community in which a senior care community is based can have a significant impact on the cost of care. The total cost of living is a motivating factor in deciding which care choice works for you or your loved one. Eagle has a median home value of $466,938 and the median cost of rent is about $1,962 per month per month. The rent burden for Eagle is about 18.5% of the average monthly income.
Overall, Colorado ranks 10th out of all states in quality of life and 12th in healthcare. The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation. In total, Colorado has 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 citizens. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119.
In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the most recent presidential election, 43% of Colorado residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 30% of Colorado residents attend religious services among the 4,188 different congregations that are available in the state. 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 average humidity across the state is 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. 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. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31F during the month of June. 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 Lilies, Shrubs, Berry Shrubs, and Aspen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the The Lark Bunting, the Antelope, the Kokanee, or the Bullhead Deers. The state animal of Colorado is the The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep .