Balfour at Riverfront Park
1500 Little Raven St Denver CO 80202
Description of Balfour at Riverfront Park in Denver, ColoradoAt Balfour at Riverfront Park, we provide a range of community amenities. Residents can enjoy regularly scheduled off-site experiences and excursions. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in private rooms. Our campus is conveniently located near reachable public transportation. Free wi-fi and high speed internet is offered to all our residents. Our location conveniently offers resident parking. Our purpose-built community has the aid of individualized care; every aspect of the community is designed to cater to the particular needs of its residents.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. We love to accommodate visiting company, meals included. Dining includes restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as vegetarian food and adjustments for gluten-free needs and preferences.
On-Site ActivitiesWe have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact, stretching classes, low-impact fitness activities such as water aerobics, and chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties, BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties and resident karaoke nights. Our entertainment center includes Wii Sports(add TM) Bowling for bowling enthusiasts. Our inter-generational programs offer many benefits for both children and seniors, emphasizing the joys of human connectivity and propagating longer and happier lives for our residents.Our community offers a healthy living program encompassing cognitive, dietary, and physical health to ensure residents live their best and healthiest lives. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Residents may participate in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes trivia nights, regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, and dances and "Senior Proms". Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement for resident mobility. Our community grounds is comprised of an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, an outside patio garden accessible to all residents, and indoor and outdoor walking paths for the pleasure and convenience of our residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or to just relax. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. Our community is secured to ensure our residents are protected. Residents have access to our communal spaces including our community library, complete with a diverse selection of titles, a bistro, a TV lounge, perfect for catching the latest episode of your favorite show or enjoying sports programming with other residents, a computer room, and a hot tub / swimming pool.
Community Characteristics at Balfour at Riverfront Park
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents seeking a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, studio units, and handicapped units designed for easy accessibility and for use by wheelchair users. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor rooms are available. Free wi-fi is available to all of our residents. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes so that residents can make their own food. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in and wheelchair accessible showers are available. Units containing full bathtubs are an option. Our residents also enjoy free access to cable satellite TV.
Available Amenities at Balfour at Riverfront Park
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. We offer grocery shopping services to eliminate the need for trips to the store.Our on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments, and our on-site barbershop can take care of all your grooming needs. We offer laundry and dry cleaning services as well. We offer devotional services on-site, so residents can practice or worship in the privacy of our community. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Pet Care OptionsPet care is available for our residents' beloved pets.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is at hand to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners present on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Our community staff includes registered nurses. We have a registered dietician / nutritionist on site. In addition to other transfer services, our community provides 1-person assisted transfers. This facility is not licensed by the state to offer medication dispensing services, however, residents are supported in their self-medication efforts as much as possible. Caregivers at our facility receive specialized, relevant training in a variety of areas. In our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. Regular visits from specialized occupational therapists are available to residents to aid development, recovery, improvements, and maintenance of skills needed for daily living. Speech therapy services are provided by trained and certified speech-pathologists. A visiting nurse is available to all residents. A dentist pays regular visits to our facility. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. At our community we offer adjunct therapies, such as reminiscence therapy, which stimulates sight, sound, smell, and touch faculties to encourage memory recall and the enjoyment of sensory experiences. Additionally, we offer sensory-based programming (like Snoezelen therapy) that creates relaxing and stimulating spaces for residents coping with anxiety or agitation. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. On-site hospice care is provided. Our community offers respite care - a short-term stay at a senior living community - perfect for those recovering from a hospital visit, the interim during which a caregiver takes an extended vacation, or simply to experience a senior living trial period. This community provides ADL assistance, medication administration, and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed. We can administer a sliding scale program to monitor insulin levels via glucose tests, and adjust medications based on the results. Services include incontinence care for bladder-related and bowel-related symptoms. Services for residents with Disorientation/Lack of Awareness issues ensure residents are well-directed (using queuing, for instance) and supported in a healthy lifestyle - nobody falls between the cracks. Alzheimer's and dementia may encourage wandering as a means of coping with anxiety. Our facility utilizes a locked and secured perimeter to ensure the safety of our residents.Our facilities are secure and the staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors. We accept residents with behavioral issues - our staff is specially trained in de-escalating behavioral episodes and our facilities are fully equipped to handle any related occurrences that may arise. Our staff is specially trained in de-escalating exit-seeking behaviors.
Community highlights at Balfour at Riverfront Park
Community CertificationsOur community is licensed for 93 residents. The building was constructed in 2014. We accept residents from the age of 62 and above.
Local Emergency AssistanceLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood. Hotels are conveniently located near the facility for residents' guests and visitors. Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Balfour at Riverfront Park
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
Reviews of Balfour at Riverfront Park
- Five Star Decor with Three Star Service
Balfour Independent Living at Riverfront Park in Denver is a mixed bag. When you walk into Balfour, your breath is taken away by the exquisitely designed common areas. The five star decor is beautiful and...
- Look deeper if you need more than independent living
First impressions can be deceiving. We had done the tours, due diligence and planned to bring our mom here. But it appears there is a lot of dissatisfaction within the staff and a management group that is constantly...
- The Tour I Had
I would have went with this community if I was able to wait one week. They would have worked very comfortably for me. It is a good community with good people.
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Community Details at Balfour at Riverfront Park
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