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Brookdale North Boulder

3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.8
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pursue Your Best YearsWhen you decide to call our independent living community in Boulder, Colorado home, you’ll experience a retirement fit for kings and queens. Prepare to enjoy resort-style living, scenic views of the lush Colorado landscape, and the fine company of men and women who will...

Brookdale Boulder Creek

3375 34th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Living Life To The FullestTucked in the charming and scenic town of Boulder, Colorado, you’ll find a wonderful assisted living community full of men and women who inspire you to wake up each morning and live life to the fullest. Free from the burdens of home maintenance and chores, you can fill...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Boulder

575 Tantra Dr, Boulder, CO 80305

2.8
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of Boulder represents the finest assisted living Boulder or Longmont CO has to offer. Having opened our doors and hearts in September 2015, we are dedicated to giving our residents a carefree lifestyle of comfort, wellness and community. Beautifully...

Brookdale Meridian Boulder

801 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder, CO 80305

4.4
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Cultivate Your Best YearsStep through our front doors and discover an independent living community unlike any other. Our worry-free seniors enjoy all the luxuries of a resort combined with the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is available to tend to everything from cooking and...

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The Carillon at Boulder Creek

2525 Taft Drive, Boulder, CO 80302

4.4
(7 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Live. It is all up to you. With a full slate of fun activities, health and wellness and travel programs, dining options, and the proximity of downtown Boulder, the University and lively Pearl Street, there are choices galore at The Carillon at Boulder Creek. Fill your days with the richness of...

Flatirons Terrace

930 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303

4.5
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Flatirons Terrace is an independent living community in an exceptional location – the heart of Boulder. With carefully planned and spacious rental residences, life here is suited to your needs and tastes. Flatirons Terrace offers contemporary and comfortable architecture and interior design, with...

The Mary Sandoe House

1244 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder, CO 80305

0.8
(2 reviews)

1 Bed

The Mary Sandoe House is the first Assisted Living in Boulder and Mary Sandoe had a desire to help others in the community in 1979. We are a small and cozy 24 residence in beautiful South Boulder with a great view of the Flat Irons that is central to shopping centers, library and bus. Residents...

Sunrise of Boulder

3955 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Boulder is nestled in a quiet neighborhood with gorgeous mountain views next to a city park and bike path. All our rooms are conveniently located on the first floor, and our decor is arts-and-crafts with a ski lodge/cottage appeal.Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...

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...

Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living

10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231

4.1
(89 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...

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,...

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...

Brookdale Parkplace

111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218

4.3
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Excellent Quality of LifeWith 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...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.1
(62 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,...

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.0
(61 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 Arvada

7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005

4.2
(60 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Care You DeserveTucked 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...

Northglenn Heights

11475 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233

3.9
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set amidst Colorado's majestic mountains and ten miles north of Denver, Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle that meets your unique needs. With proximity to an extensive Greenway trails and parks system, Webster Lake and the acclaimed Butterfly Pavilion,...

Lakeview Senior Living

7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227

4.5
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to Lakeview Senior Living, a new concept in senior living by Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. Our Community is conveniently located in Lakewood, Colorado, just north of Hampden Avenue (Hwy 285) and east of Wadsworth. Lakeview Senior Living offers convenient access to nearby shopping,...

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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
Complete guide to independent living

Boulder, Colorado

Independent Living

Independent Living Communities provide seniors with a handy balance between an independent lifestyle and not having to concern themselves with the basic tasks of housekeeping and responsibilities. Food preparation, leisure activities and housekeeping are taken care of while you are unencumbered to use your time as you choose. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they prefer. While policies differ between locations, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with independent care providers as desired. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to keep in mind when choosing an independent living community. It is important to determine if these amenities are included in your care plan: transportation, laundry, utilities, move-in fee, field trips, initial assessment fee, meals, and internet access. The benefits that pertain to independent living include security guards, transportation, laundry service, concierge services, game/TV room, private rental hall, restaurant-style dining hall, and community activities.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate, particularly air quality and moisture, is a significant factor in selecting which city is the right fit for your family. Boulder has a cold semi-arid type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Boulder is approximately 54.1. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index rating is at its max rating in December at approximately 89.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. In the summer, the air temperature in Boulder is about 73F. The summer high temperature rises to around 92F in July. The summer low drops to approximately 54F during June. During winter, the average air temperature dips to about 33F. The winter high gets to about 50F in the month of February. The low winter temperature gets to approximately 17 F during the month of December. On average, Boulder has a humidity level of around 36%. Humidity ratings peak during the month of December at about 52%. Monthly, Boulder receives around 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in November with an average of 3 inches in a month. Boulder gets an average of 71.10 inches of snow per year.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals is an important factor in selecting the most suitable choice for you or your loved one. The top hospitals in Boulder include Foothills Hospital. In total, there is one hospital located in Boulder which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

Cost of living is a motivating factor when deciding what location fits best. The cost-of-living index for Boulder is around 186.9 where a score of 100 is the average score, and anything over 100 is considered costlier than the average. Boulder has a grocery index of around 95.5. Monthly, the median rent in Boulder is $1,560 per month and the median price of a house in Boulder is $600,120. The rent burden for Boulder is around 18.2% of the average person’s monthly income.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Boulder is shrinking at a rate of -0.005%. Boulder has a population density of 1,573 people per square mile. Racially, the population of Boulder is 1.7% other or not specified, 1.1% black, 3.5% mixed race, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 87.9% white, 5.3% Asian, 0.3% Native American, and 9.3% Hispanic. Of the population of Boulder 73.8% have a college degree, 7.1% have a high-school diploma, and 39.0% have a graduate degree. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boulder, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 0.7% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boulder 20.7% practice Catholicism, 7.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Lutherans. In Boulder, 57.9% are nonbelievers. In terms of crime, Boulder has 28.3 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Boulder, 3.7% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Boulder is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Out of the total population of Boulder, 2.7% are widows, 66.6% participate in the labor force, 21.6% live in poverty, and 6.8% have some form of disability. Out of the total city population, 47.9% are female and 52.1% are male. The median age of Boulder is 29 years old. In Boulder, 19.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.5% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. During the last presidential election, 70.3% voted Democrat, 7.7% voted for a third party candidate, and 22.0% voted Republican in Boulder county.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are 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. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state 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.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. 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).

Wildlife to be found in Colorado

The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of berry shrubs, aspen, conifers thrive, and lilies. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the mule deers, the antelope, or the salmon. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

Affinity at Lafayette, Golden Pond Retirement Community and Overture Central Park are the top rated independent living facilities near Boulder, Colorado. See full list of communities.

There are 137 independent living facilities near Boulder, Colorado. See the full list.

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