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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 133 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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Village at Belmar

7825 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226

(0 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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
(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...

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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 Meridian Arvada

9555 West 59th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80004

4.6
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Kipling Meadows

7175 Kipling Street, Arvada, CO 80004

4.2
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Sunrise at FlatIrons

400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021

4.0
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at FlatIrons is a resort-style Sunrise Senior Living community located at 400 Summit Blvd in Broomfield, Colorado. Situated between the upscale Flatirons Crossing Mall and the Omni Interlocken Golf Course, Sunrise at FlatIrons offers a lifestyle free from the worries of home maintenance,...

Sunrise At Orchard

5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO 80121

3.7
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Orchard has beautiful gardens and walking paths. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice...

Sugar Valley Estates

4320 Georgetown Drive, Loveland, CO 80538

4.3
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Sugar Valley Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled against the foothills of the Rockies on lovely grounds in Loveland, 'America's Sweetheart City,' you'll love everything about your friendly, elegant new home. We're just minutes from shopping,...

Springwood Retirement

6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004

3.7
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Longmont

2310 9th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80503

4.3
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled beneath the majestic Rocky Mountains and Longs Peak, Atria Longmont offers a luxurious, fulfilling lifestyle for discerning older adults. We are located near Golden Ponds Park, with easy access to the area's finest hospitals, entertainment and shopping. We also offer more than 200 social...

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...

Longmont Regent

2210 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501

4.2
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Longmont Regent provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our facility occupies a beautifully landscaped block within the charming community of Longmont. You'll be treated to beautiful views of Long's Peak at almost every vista and love the quiet of our community...

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,...

Inn at Greenwood Village

5565 S Yosemite St, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

4.3
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Located in Greenwood Village, this intimate community features 67 apartment homes available for month to month rental to adults 55 and better. A community fee of $2500 is the only initial investment. Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments are generously sized ranging from 500 to 1,324 square...

Brookdale Meridian Englewood

3455 South Corona Street, Englewood, CO 80113

4.3
(36 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Private, Semi-Private, Studio

Our team stands out by having a continued personal and emotional investment in our community, residents and staff.' Offering breathtaking mountain vistas and panoramic views of the city of Denver, The Meridian is conveniently located adjacent to Swedish Medical Center, off Hamden Avenue and...

Hillcrest of Loveland

535 N Douglas Ave, Loveland, CO 80537

4.5
(32 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private, 2 Bed

Hillcrest of Loveland is an assisted living community located in Loveland, Colorado, in Larimer County. A friendly environment where you can make new friends and feel safe and supported, Hillcrest of Loveland is the ideal place for you to make a new home. Loveland is an interesting city with...

Sunrise of Westminster

10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Just east of Highway 36 and minutes from Boulder to the north and Metro Denver to the south, Sunrise of Westminster overlooks the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west, affording spectacular views of the sunset. Our one-story cottage-style community enables all our residents, especially those...

Brookdale Mariana Butte

215 Shupe Circle, Loveland, CO 80537

4.4
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Here you can redefine your independence.If you’re living a mostly independent lifestyle, but you could use an extra hand with some of your day-to-day activities, our community with both assisted living and memory care in Loveland, Colorado, could be right for you. So go ahead and take a yoga...

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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 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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