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Cherry Creek Retirement Village

14555 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

4.3
(38 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

"Committed to helping you live a vibrant, carefree lifestyle." At Cherry Creek, we are dedicated to providing our residents with five-star service, elegant amenities and the freedom to maintain an active lifestyle. Our caring professional staff is here to lavish you with attention while...

Cadence Aurora

1860 South Potomac, Aurora, CO 80012

3.9
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

This Is The Good LifeWe 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,...

Garden Plaza of Aurora

14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

3.9
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care

6021 S. Liverpool Street, Centennial, CO 80016

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Centennial, Colorado, Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care offers premium apartment homes and services in Assisted Living and Dementia/Memory Care. The brand new community has month-to-month rental pricing instead of expensive buy-in fees. Peakview opened in September of 2015 and...

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Pinewood Lodge

200 South Ironton St, Aurora, CO 80012

4.3
(11 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Pinewood Lodge offers the ambiance and comfort of a luxury mountain resort style community with convenience of an urban lifestyle – and all for people 62 years of age or older (income limits apply). The development features generously sized one and two bedroom apartments filled with amenities and...

St. Andrew's Village

13801 E Yale Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

4.5
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Bella Vita

1470 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80012

4.8
(5 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Luxurious apartment living for those 55 and better. Whether you're still in the workforce or you've retired, enjoy a home without headaches. Let us introduce you to a new level of luxury senior living at Bella Vita. Convenience is Included at Bella Vita Simple is beautiful. Every day living is...

Parkside Village Retirement Resort

14501 E Crestline Dr, Aurora, CO 80015

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Engage, Enjoy and Live!Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life.Parkside Village Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community in Aurora,CO ea. Parkside Village offers an...

V-Esprit

5240 South Shalom Park Circle, Aurora, CO 80015

5.0
(4 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Discover maintenance free living at V-Esprit active adult community. Located in the Centennial, Parker and South East Aurora area (close to Cherry Creek State Park), V-Esprit offers apartments and patio homes for lease on a beautiful 14-acre campus with walking paths with amazing mountain...

Affinity at Copperleaf (Now Open)

22000 E Quincy Ave, Aurora, CO 80015

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

we’ve created a new kind of 62+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom.Rent includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub, community garden, dog park, workout facilities,...

The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

3.7
(127 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Courtyard at Lakewood provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently situated in a quiet suburb of Denver, you'll enjoy the benefits of living near a big city with all the peace and quiet of a secluded home tucked away in the hills. We're close to...

Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living

10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231

4.1
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Lowry

150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230

4.1
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor a Rich and Full LifeIf 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...

Highland Trail

5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023

4.1
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Highland Trail provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a charming suburb of Broomfield, we're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, golfing, dining and wonderful local entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent...

Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.2
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

A community in the mountainside city of Lakewood, Colorado, in Jefferson County.

Greeley Place

1051 6th Street, Greeley, CO 80631

4.7
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greeley Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a garden oasis in the heart of historic Greeley, you'll be delighted by our beautifully landscaped grounds and elegant facilities. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being near shopping,...

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.0
(65 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lincoln Meadows is the premier Senior Living community, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Parker, Colorado. This elegant southeast Denver residential community puts a new level of affordable luxury within your reach. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors. Together...

Brookdale Tamarac Square

8030 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO 80231

4.6
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Retirement of Your DreamsTucked in a neighborhood just minutes from bustling downtown Denver, Colorado, the beautiful grounds of our independent living community invite residents to exchange the burdens of home maintenance for the care-free lifestyle of a dream retirement. If you’re itching...

Quincy Place

7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237

4.1
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Quincy Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque grounds in a quiet corner of Denver, you'll love our elegant facilities, friendly staff and convenient location. We're close to shopping, healthcare, dining and all the amenities of the...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.1
(63 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Lakewood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on gorgeous, landscaped grounds in the thriving town of Lakewood, you'll love our tastefully elegant facilities and all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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Cost of independent living in Aurora, CO

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,393
    State
  • $3,635
    Aurora, CO
  • $4,233
    Castle Pines, CO
  • $2,924
    Aurora, CO
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Aurora, CO

Independent living communities, also known simply as retirement communities in Aurora, CO, are geared toward seniors who can live on their own without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Aurora retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) apartment complexes which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Aurora, CO

The median monthly cost of independent living in Aurora is about $3,800 in the city proper and $2,910 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for independent living in the state of Colorado is around $2,286.

For this type of senior living, Aurora, CO offers many great options, and A Place for Mom can help you find the right one.

Learn More About Aurora, CO

Cost of Living

The cost of living in Aurora is considered to me more expensive than the typical city in Colorado. The cost of living index is rated 30 points higher than the national average. However, the grocery index is four points lower than the national average. All index scores are based on a sliding scale with the national average set at 100. In Aurora, senior living costs can be affected by the overall cost of living for each individual neighborhood.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
130 96 $1,285 20.4% spend over 30% of their income on rent $230,861 $58,343 None

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals in Aurora include:

  • Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center – This tertiary care hospital provides medical services to veterans and their families. They offer emergency care and geriatric care among other services.
  • UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital – This 662-bed short term acute care community is one of the the top teaching hospitals in the state. They have a comprehensive cardiac center and offer a wide range of transplant services.
  • The Medical Center of Aurora – This 329-bed community has a comprehensive stroke center, a chest pain center, and a level II trauma center.

Weather and Climate

Aurora has a cold-semi arid type of climate. This means that the summers tend to be hot and dry. The winters are cold and cloudy with a high volume of annual snowfall due to the elevation. On average, the humidity level for Aurora is roughly 36%. The average humidity levels are highest during the month of December at roughly 52%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
72°F 89°F (July) 54°F (July) 33°F 46°F (February) 19°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
69 (Moderate) 105 in December (Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups)

During peak season the average air quality conditions are rated unhealthy for sensitive groups. This means that persons with respiratory diseases such as asthma should avoid outdoor exposure and everyone should limit their exertion while outside.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
4” 6” (July) 62”

Demographics and Values

The city of Aurora and the surrounding Adams County tend to lean liberal. There are a lot of young families and young professionals living in the city that bring the median age down to 34.

2016 Presidential Election

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
49.86% 41.35% 8.80%

Population Statistics

Total Population Population density Population trend
366,623 921 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.87%

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
34 21% 9% 4% 2%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
26% 29% 9%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
6.3% 16% 28.4% 0.9% 0.3% 45% 5.4%

Crime

Total crimes Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
13,295 30 6

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
6% 71% 10% 14% 4% 9%

Aurora is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community can participate in public life without fear of bigotry or discrimination.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

With the Rocky Mountains towering over the horizon Aurora is Aurora is a picturesque city located just outside of Denver. The third largest city in the state, Aurora has lots of opportunities for arts, culture, and entertainment. Within the city there are 27 historic buildings and landmarks. These include the Gully Homestead built in 1870, the Victorian-style Centennial House built in 1890, and the American War Mothers National Memorial Home. There is also the historic 245-seat Aurora Fox Theater located in the Aurora Cultural Arts District. For those who want to learn more about local history, the Aurora history museum, offers a permanent exhibition on local history and two rotating exhibits. For fans of the performing arts, the Aurora Symphony Orchestra offers annual full orchestra concerts and a number of smaller chamber performances.

For those interested in outdoor recreation the city of Aurora manages over 100 parks that cover more than 6,000 acres of public land. There are also six award-winning public golf courses located within the city including Aurora Hills, Meadow Hills, and Saddle Rock. The city also has a number of private golf courses such as Heather Ridge Country Club, Heritage Eagle Bend Golf Club, and Valley Country Club.

Transportation

Public transportation is provided by the Regional Transportation District of Denver which connects Aurora to the Denver metropolitan area.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

Affinity at Copperleaf (Now Open), Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park and V-Esprit are the top rated independent living facilities near Aurora, Colorado. See full list of communities.

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