Springwood Retirement

6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004

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About the community

“My Father lived at Springwood for 8 years and had nothing but the best experience. Great and caring staff and administration. The food and dining staff were excellent as well. He enjoyed his time at the Community.” - Resident Family Member

Springwood Retirement is located in Arvada, Colorado. Settled on 15 acres of lush, landscaped gardens, our facility has maintained an award-winning home for independent living, assisted living, and memory care needs for over 30 years. We are privately and locally owned, meaning we’ve taken personal consideration into the conditions we believe are standard for exceptional senior care. We’ve also built our community with the local city in mind, considering our location to all Arvada has to offer to those in their golden years.

Our Community

Springwood Retirement is a great place to retire in Arvada. With an endless amount of attractions and businesses, residents and their visiting guests will find an abundance of memories to make around town. From historic automobiles at Cussler Museum, to lovely views at Majestic View Park and Nature Center, and delicious dining at New Image, there is never a shortage of activities to enjoy in our quaint town.

On-campus at Springwood, we offer essential services and amenities...

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Senior Housing Types

Assisted living
Memory care
Independent living

Pricing at Springwood Retirement

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

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2 Bedrooms
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*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.


Health Care Services

Memory care
Ambulatory care
Diabetic care
Incontinence care
Medication management

Staffing & ancillary services

Hospice available on-site
Speech therapist
Occupational therapist
Physical therapist
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Meals & Dining

Low / no sodium

Room Amenities

Wheelchair accessible showers
Bath tubs
Respite or short term stays offered
Wi-fi/high-speed internet
Full kitchen

Community Amenities

On-site dining options

Café or bistro
Private dining room

Transportation & parking

Property convenient to public transit
Transportation at cost
Complimentary transportation
Resident parking available


Dogs allowed
Cats allowed

Common areas

Outdoor common areas
Indoor common areas
Main street shops
Indoor atrium

Recreational areas

Swimming pool
Arts and crafts center
Billiards lounge
Fitness center



Memory care services

Secured community
Designed specifically to accommodate memory loss
Memory care only community
Enclosed courtyard

Primary language spoken by staff



Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities offsite
Protestant services
Catholic services



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September 19, 2015
AnonMGRD - Loved one of resident/client
Denver Springwood Retirement Facility not for us

The five star ratings must be a result of them hiring a company to clean up online reviews. We had a family member there briefly; and moved out within two months. Nobody gets to pick where they sit for meals....the staff puts people together. Grandparent was only allowed in during meals...no open kitchen. Food is bland at best.. no variety whatsoever. We went in to check out the Corner "store" and food was expired and only changed when they decided to go to the grocery store..once every few months For the money we paid, and older condition, there are much newer options available now. This is just our family's opinion, maybe others don't mind the strict environment. The facility is older, outdated. - The rooms are average in size and not recently renovated. - The campus can be hard to navigate; it's hard for visitors to figure out where to go. - Food is average. - The residents who don't go to activities tend to isolate in their rooms

Response from Springwood Retirement

September 22, 2015

Dear AnonMGRD: This is really surprising to read that you had such a disappointing experience here. I find it hard to believe since what you mentioned about dining, food, corner store and updated apartments is all false. I will address each of your concerns: 1. No one scrubs our reviews, they are all organic and genuine. 2. We have been steadily remodeling apartments as they come open, but future residents have the option of keeping the existing kitchen and bath style to save $200 a month on their rent. Perhaps your grandparent elected this option? 3. The entire common area of the building was remodeled 6 or so years ago. 4. July 6th, 2015 we converted to an open dining format which is restaurant style with the dining room open from 10:30-6 M-F and 11:30-4 on Sat and Sun. The menu has many options for entrees, soups, salads and sandwiches. This will seem much less restrictive than the old format which your grandparent likely experienced. If someone is more introverted, or has been living alone for a long time, it may take an invitation to sit with others or an arranged seating before they feel comfortable eating with others. But certainly the residents choose where they sit. There is no assigned seating in our dining rooms. 5. Marcos shops every week to replenish the Corner Store with fresh snacks and drinks. 6. This is a 15 acre campus. Just like any large campus (school, retirement community,shopping mall...) it takes some time to figure out where things are but once you do, it is simple. We provide a map for those who request one, but most folks do not have a problem after the first visit. 7. The building you refer to, Springwood Independent Living Apartments, is just that...Independent Living. We provide many opportunities to socialize and participate in activities, but if a resident chooses to stay in his or her apartment then that is their choice. We don't force anyone to participate. In Assisted Living, the staff will be more proactive about inviting folks to participate in activities since they may forget or not be able to read the schedule due to low vision. Hence the "Assisted" in the name. But in Independent Living people are expected to be self directed and able to make their own decisions about what they wish to do or not. I invite you to visit again, dine with us and let us address your concerns. I hate to think you left with a bad taste in your mouth. You may call us at [removed].

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April 17, 2020
Betty Tewell - Resident/client
Don't even think about moving here!

Moved here in March of 2013. My building is the Fountains, the independent living building on this campus. Other residents are amazingly compatible and friendly. There has been a rather constant turnover in managers most of them were average, no more. Less than a year ago we were gifted with the most amazing, empathetic, hard-working, creative woman you could imagine. Every resident in this building has been impressed and even more so with the corona virus upending our lives. To protect us, an aging and vulnerable group, this manager has gone above and way beyond. We gave been cared for in every way ---however today we find that this person, our wonderful caregiver, has been fired and we are left feeling that one more factor in our lives has changed and unnecessarily. What executive director in her right mind would take an action like this at a time like this? I question her stability and would like the owners of Springwood to begin a serious investigation.

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November 24, 2014
Ralph Scholling - Loved one of resident/client
Met our expectations

The staff is very helpful and the surroundings make mom and I very comfortable.

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