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Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 111 Independent Living communities in Denver and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.

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Brookdale Meridian Arvada

9555 West 59th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80004

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We have an amazing team of Directors on our staff, starting with our Executive Director Ericka Uribes who has been our leader for 10 years. Chris Blake is our Associate Executive Director and Business Office Manager and has been a part of our team for 22 years. Our amazing Chef, Michael Atkins...

Kings Point Apartments

3500 S Lowell Blvd # 320, Denver, CO 80236

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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...

Arbor View Senior Living

8001 W 71st Ave, Arvada, CO 80004

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Arbor View Senior Living provides our residents with the freedom to enjoy their day, their way. We offer many amenities, much laughter and fun in a welcoming and peaceful community. Our community is designed to deliver programs and activities that engage the social, emotional, intellectual,...

Pinewood Lodge

200 South Ironton St, Aurora, CO 80012

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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...

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Atria Englewood NOW OPEN

3555 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113

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Conveniently located downtown near the Museum of Outdoor Arts and adjacent to the Swedish Medical Center, Atria Englewood is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting residence offers a selection...

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2440 S Wabash St, Denver, CO 80231

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Lakeview Senior Living

7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227

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In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Lakeview Senior...

Bella Vita

1470 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80012

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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...

Kipling Meadows

7175 Kipling Street, Arvada, CO 80004

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Arvada Estates is situated in a quiet tree-lined neighborhood of historic Arvada Colorado, a suburb of Denver, the Mile High City. Arvada, the site of the first documented discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountain region and established in 1870, is nestled in the western foothills of the majestic...

Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

9560 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031

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Located just minutes from Westminster Center Park with convenient access to the Denver-Boulder Turnpike, Atria Westminster is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being.This inviting residence offers a selection...

Brookdale Tamarac Square

8030 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO 80231

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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...

The Ridge Pinehurst

7205 W Quincy Ave, Denver, CO 80235

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Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living

10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231

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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...

The Carillon at Belleview Station

4855 S Niagara St, Denver, CO 80237

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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...

Quincy Place

7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237

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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...

Springwood Retirement

6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004

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At Springwood Retirement Community, you will feel welcome and comfortable as soon as you enter our 15 acre Campus. With mature and lush landscaping surrounding our main three-story building, you'll enjoy the park like setting, complete with an outside patio overlooking a pond and a large atrium...

Vita Littleton

2100 West Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80120

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Vita Littleton features one and two bedroom apartment homes with luxury amenities for adults 55+. Our brand gorgeous apartments in Littleton feature designer finishes, quartz countertops, high-end kitchens with gas ranges, energy efficient stainless steel appliances and private balconies or...

Garden Plaza of Aurora

14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

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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...

Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

11180 Irving Dr, Westminster, CO 80031

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In Assisted Living, you can choose from Studio, a 1 bedroom or a 2 bedroom. Our 1 and 2 bedroom apartments feature a kitchenette (with a refrigerator, freezer, microwave, sink and cabinets), private bathroom (2 bathrooms in 2 bedroom), living room, tiled sunroom, deck/balcony, individual...

St. Andrew's Village

13801 E Yale Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

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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...

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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 20 independent living facilities near Denver, Colorado. See the full list.

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