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Balfour at Riverfront Park

1500 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202

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Balfour Interiors teamed with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP (RAMSA) to bring Balfour at Riverfront Park to life. For personal pampering, there’s a heated saltwater pool, steam room, and a full-service salon and spa with fully appointed lounges for men and women.Balfour at Riverfront Park...

Overture Central Park

8133 E 29th Pl, Denver, CO 80203

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With so much going on in the heart of Stapleton, you’re smart enough to know where to look first. To seek out a worry-free apartment that serves as a starting point for your life, rather than filling your days with the tasks of ownership and maintenance. To focus on everything that matters most,...

Everleigh at Central Park 55+ Active Adult Apartments

2980 N Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80203

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Come home to your best life. Everleigh Central Park is a 55+ Active Adult apartment home community located in East Denver. Enjoy all the pleasures of resort-style living, while exploring all of the activities, cultural events, parks and gardens around Denver. We're conveniently located close to a...

16 Penn Residences

1615 N Pennsylvania St., Denver, CO 80203

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Brookdale Greeley

1999 West 38th Avenue, Denver, CO 80211

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Ready For An Active Retirement?If you’re on the search for an active and vibrant assisted living community in Greeley, Colorado, you’ve found it. We offer all the comforts and amenities of home without the burdens of chores and maintenance, freeing you up to live a rich and full retirement. Now...

The Gardens at St. Elizabeth

2835 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211

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The Gardens at St. Elizabeth Senior Living Community is located in historic northwest Denver, convenient to many of Denver's cultural attractions. The Gardens' on-site Christ the King Chapel was built in 1897, and offers daily Mass and Rosary plus a weekly non-denominational service. Many of...

Heather Grove

3289 Grove St, Denver, CO 80211

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Heather Grove is an assisted living community located in the northwest section of downtown Denver, CO. Denver is known as the 'mile high' city as it is literally one mile above sea level. It is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and the High Plains. Denver is a bustling city with plenty...

Brookdale Parkplace

111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218

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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...

Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

4205 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO 80206

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NOW OPEN! MOVE IN TODAY! Your life is on track. Now’s the time to experience a carefree lifestyle that lets you do what you really want, when you want. That’s the true spirit of independence at Overture. Here, you can focus on your passions, discover new interests, bond with new friends and so...

Retreat at Highlands

3315 Sheridan Blvd, Wheat Ridge, CO 80212

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Sunrise at Cherry Creek

251 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80246

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Sunrise at Cherry Creek sits in the heart of the Cherry Creek neighborhood.  We pride ourselves in our Reminiscence neighborhood for the memory impaired and our assisted living programs. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to...

The Summit

323 S Eaton St, Lakewood, CO 80226

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The Summit offers beautiful, newly renovated apartments for people ages 62 and older. The studio and one-bedroom apartments offer floor-to-ceiling windows with various comfortable lay-outs. Centrally located in the Denver-Metro area, our community is situated one-mile from the heart of Lakewood’s...

The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

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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...

Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

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

Just For Seniors Living Center II

1180 Brentwood St, Denver, CO 80214

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Just for Seniors Living Center II is a beautiful assisted living community located in Lakewood, Colorado. The community houses hundreds of seniors who have found home in this gorgeous setting. The assisted living community is located in the heart of town right off Kipling Street and West Colfax...

Brookdale Lowry

150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230

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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...

Village at Belmar

7825 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park

2979 Uinta Street, Denver, CO 80238

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The Balfour at Stapleton community incorporates all we have learned from our nearly 20 years of developing and operating senior housing in Colorado. Offering assisted living and memory care accommodations, found in all Balfour’s retirement communities in Denver, CO, paired with our signature...

Brookdale University Park

2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80222

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Tucked between Englewood and Glendale on Denver’s southern edge, the independent and assisted living seniors at our community have decided to trade in the responsibilities of home maintenance for the retirement of their dreams. If you’re ready to give up your chores and let someone else take care...

Springbrooke Senior Living

6800 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO 80224

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Springbrooke Retirement and Assisted Living has a bold, updated look without sacrificing old fashioned values. LOCAL OWNERSHIP allows us to deliver first-class services and amenities at an affordable monthly fee! Offering 90 Independent Living, 37 Assisted Living and 15 secure Memory Care...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Denver, CO

Independent living communities – also known simply as retirement communities – in Denver, Colorado are geared towards seniors who are able to 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 Denver retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Denver, CO

The median monthly cost of independent living in Denver is about $2,387 in the city proper, and $2,911 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Colorado is around $2,500.

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


Learn More About Denver, CO

Cost of Living

As one of the premier vacation and retirement destinations in the Rockies, Denver has an overall cost of living that is 30 points above the national average of 100. The ever-present scenic views mean that the average property value in the Mile High City is one of the highest in the county.

Cost-of-living indexGrocery indexHealth careMedian rentRent burdenMedian home valueMedian family incomeEstate taxSales tax13010292.5$1,37219.4%$322,837$60,098None8.31%

Local Hospitals

An important factor in many seniors’ decisions to pick a location to live is the availability of quality medical communities. Denver is a major metropolitan area, and as such, offers many options for medical care. The following are the highest rated hospitals in the area:

Weather and Climate

Denver has a semi-arid continental type of climate. This means that Denver experiences hot and dry summers with cold winters. Due to its elevation the city receives large amounts of snow each year. On average, the humidity level for Denver is roughly 37%. The humidity levels are often highest during the month of February at about 45%.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer tempTypical summer highTypical summer lowAverage winter tempTypical winter highTypical winter low73.5°F92°F (July)55°F (June)34°F49°F (January)19°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index ratingAverage maximum air quality index rating18 (Good)48 (Good)

Precipitation

Average yearly rainfallAverage yearly snowfall16.7”60.2”

Demographics and Values

Denver has a very diverse population, and as one of the fastest-growing American cities, has all the hallmarks of a modern metropolitan center. Frequently rated as offering a high quality of living, Denver is a place that people from all backgrounds feel comfortable calling home.

Since 1976, Denver has hosted the yearly PrideFest — an LGBTQ+ pride celebration which draws half a million people annually and is the third largest pride event in the country. Political leanings in Denver tend to be left of center, and in major elections the county often votes blue.

The Denver region is the 18th largest metro economy in the country and is home to several major corporations, such as AIMCO, the largest operator of apartment communities in the United States, employing approximately 3,500 people in the city of Denver. The Gates Corporation is also headquartered in the city, and is the world’s largest manufacturer of auto belts and hoses. The second-largest gold producer in North America, The Newmont Mining Company, also calls Denver home.

2016 Presidential Election for Denver County

Voted DemocraticVoted RepublicanVoted Third Party73.7%18.9%7.4%

Population Statistics

Population city metroPopulation city properPopulation densityPopulation trend2,787,266704,6211,774 people per square mileGrowing at a rate of 1.5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diplomaCollege degreeGraduate degree18%47%18%

Age

Median0-1415-2930-4445-5960-7475+3717.7%21%22.5%19.5%14.2%5.1%

Race & Ethnicity

AsianBlackHispanicNative AmericanPacific Islander or Native HawaiianWhiteTwo or moreOther or Not Specified3.6%9.5%30.5%1%0.1%76.9%3.4%5.5%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizensViolent crimes per 1,000 citizens37.37.4

Miscellaneous

UnemployedParticipate in the labor forceHave some form of disabilityLive in povertyWidowsVeterans5%71%10%15%4%6%

Denver is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. This means that members of the community are accepted by the general public and can actively participate in public life without fear of bigotry.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

As a large city, Denver has much to offer in the way of entertainment and recreation. The state of Colorado has a reputation as a paradise to those who love the outdoors, and has plenty of options for nature lovers to take in the scenic beauty of the West in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains.

The Denver Art Museum contains over 68,000 pieces and displays a stunning collection of Native American art, displaying works from many different tribes of the North American regions. The museum also houses classical work from noted European artists, relics from the old West, and contemporary travelling exhibits.

For a stroll through the city replete with shopping and people-watching, visit the 16th Street Mall. A pedestrian mall featuring hundreds of trees, thousands of flowers, and a pathway designed by renowned architect I.M. Pei, the 16th Street Mall is a must-visit destination for an afternoon walk or a stop at one of the numerous area cafes. Train and history buffs can make a short trip outside the city to the town of Golden to visit the Colorado Railroad Museum, which features over 100 locomotives and cars, as well as photos and historic artifacts, on display in a setting reminiscent of an 1880s rail depot.

Living in Denver offers plenty of access to the great outdoors. If you’d like to take in some of Colorado’s natural beauty, start with the Denver Botanical Gardens, a 24-acre park conveniently located right in the city. The site includes 50 different gardens, including many filled with plants native to the area, as well as gardens inspired by a variety of international locales with similar climates. The Botanical Gardens also features indoor plant displays which rotate according to season. Of course, no visit to Colorado would be complete without a trip to the famed Rocky Mountain National Park. Just a short drive outside the city, the park is a world-famous destination encompassing 415 square miles of awe-inspiring scenic beauty. The park has hundreds of miles of hiking trails, informational visitor centers, fantastic scenic overlooks, and many options are wheelchair accessible.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

There are 140 independent living facilities near Denver, Colorado. See the full list.

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