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The Courtyards at Mountain View

8101 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80247

3.6
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Welcome to The Courtyards at Mountain View.55-plus Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in Denver, COIf you think senior living at The Courtyards is like a nursing home … think again! With independent living, assisted living, and memory care options, our team provides unbeatable...

Montage Heights

1640 South Quebec Way, Denver, CO 80231

4.2
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Enjoy Every Minute of RetirementWe don’t like to brag, but we do think our assisted living community is one of the best in Colorado. But it isn’t just because we have a great location in downtown Denver or a beautiful building with spacious and elegantly-decorated common rooms. The men and women...

The Ridge Pinehurst

7205 W Quincy Ave, Lakewood, CO 80235

4.7
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Westhaven Apartment Homes

1430 Nelson Street, Lakewood, CO 80215

4.1
(11 reviews)

1 Bed

Something special has arrived... Lakewood's best kept secret for ages 55 and better! Nestled in the heart of Lakewood... Located in a quiet friendly residential neighborhood with a wealth of amenities, The Westhaven Apartment Homes place you within minutes of everything the Greater Metro area...

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Balfour at Riverfront Park

1500 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202

3.4
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

The Carillon at Belleview Station

4855 S Niagara St, Denver, CO 80237

3.4
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Carillon at Belleview Station has everything you would expect from a senior care community and more. Yes, we have assisted living, but it's a bit more personalized and flexible. And yes, we have memory care, but it's a bit more comprehensive and thoughtful. But to really see who we are, it's...

Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park

2979 Uinta Street, Denver, CO 80238

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Overture Central Park

8133 E 29th Pl, Denver, CO 80238

5.0
(3 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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 80238

4.8
(2 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

4205 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO 80220

4.5
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Avenida Lakewood

11001 W 15th Place, Lakewood, CO 80215

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled between Downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains, Avenida Lakewood offers a new kind of senior apartment living. Located in Lakewood, Colorado, their community is tailor-made for active adults age 55 and better seeking a maintenance-free, service-enriched lifestyle.Their one and two...

Residences at University Hills, Senior Residences for those 62+

2775 South Brook Drive, Denver, CO 80222

3.2
(3 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Greetings! Thank you so much for your interest in our community! One person in the household has to be 62 years of age and some of our apartments are income restricted. Our property is brand new and just opened April 2, 2014, we are an Independent community with 101 new and modern apartments....

Montage Ridge

12791 West Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80228

1.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Holistic LivingLiving a holistic live encompasses more than your physical well-being. Whether you are part of our assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Lakewood, Colorado, you will enjoy programs and activities designed to cultivate wellness in your body,...

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...

Modena Cherry Creek

2440 S Wabash St, Denver, CO 80231

3.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

16 Penn Residences

1615 N Pennsylvania St., Denver, CO 80203

4.3
(17 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

Kings Point Apartments

3500 S Lowell Blvd # 320, Denver, CO 80236

3.5
(2 reviews)

1 Bed

Kings Point Apartments is a senior housing building in the beautiful and refreshing city of Denver, Colorado. Kings Point Apartments if the perfect choice if you are looking for a safe and comfortable place to call home. Denver is truly a city for everyone. Surrounded by glorious views of the...

Just For Seniors Living Center II

1180 Brentwood St, Lakewood, CO 80214

3.0
(2 reviews)

Studio

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...

Heather Grove

3289 Grove St, Denver, CO 80211

(0 review)

Studio

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...

The Summit

323 S Eaton St, Lakewood, CO 80226

(0 review)

1 Bed

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...

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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

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 index Grocery index Health care Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax Sales tax
130 102 92.5 $1,372 19.4% $322,837 $60,098 None 8.31%

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 temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
73.5°F 92°F (July) 55°F (June) 34°F 49°F (January) 19°F (December)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
18 (Good) 48 (Good)

Precipitation

Average yearly rainfall Average yearly snowfall
16.7” 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 Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
73.7% 18.9% 7.4%

Population Statistics

Population city metro Population city proper Population density Population trend
2,787,266 704,621 1,774 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 1.5%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
18% 47% 18%

Age

Median 0-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+
37 17.7% 21% 22.5% 19.5% 14.2% 5.1%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more Other or Not Specified
3.6% 9.5% 30.5% 1% 0.1% 76.9% 3.4% 5.5%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
37.3 7.4

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
5% 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

Overture Central Park, Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park and Golden Orchard I are the top rated independent living facilities near Denver, Colorado. See full list of communities.

There are 133 independent living facilities near Denver, Colorado. See the full list.

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