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MorningStar Senior Living of Parker

18900 Main Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.1
(29 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Parker Senior Living by MorningStar Called to ServeParker Senior Living by MorningStar in Parker, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. Parker Senior Living by offers...

MeadowView of Greeley

5300 29th St, Greeley, CO 80634

4.3
(26 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

We are committed to providing quality services in an inviting and comfortable environment. Our professional and personalized services are designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We are dedicated to those who entrust their housing and service needs to us. At Meadow View of...

Brookdale North Loveland

2895 North Empire, Loveland, CO 80538

4.3
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Retirement You Always WantedLocated in a quiet area near Lake Loveland, you may be surprised to discover this is an assisted living community rather than a resort. Bustling with activity and laughter, our community is home to a wonderful group of men and women who will inspire you to pursue...

Inglenook At Brighton

2195 East Egbert Street, Brighton, CO 80601

3.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Inglenook at Brighton! One of the most important influences on your overall health and happiness is your living environment. Inglenook at Brighton is a retirement community where you can enjoy an independent, yet secure lifestyle, pursuing new interests and expanding your circle of...

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Legend at Broomfield

12600 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020

4.0
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Legend is an assisted living and memory care residence dedicated to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We remain dedicated to those who entrust their housing and...

Park Regency Thornton

12610 Hudson St., Thornton, CO 80241

3.8
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Start a Vibrant Retirement: Assisted Living and Memory Care at Park Regency Thornton If you're looking for a tranquil but active assisted living or memory care community in the north Denver area, look no further. At Park Regency Thornton, a Bethesda Senior Living Community, experience inspired...

Garden Plaza of Aurora

14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

3.9
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Littleton

8271 South Continental Divide Road, Littleton, CO 80127

4.0
(24 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome HomeWith individualized care plans and a kind and compassionate care team available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, it’s no wonder our assisted living residents love it here. They’ve traded in the mundane tasks like cooking, cleaning and maintaining a house for a retirement that lets...

The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living

660 Old Laramie Trail, Lafayette, CO 80026

4.5
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

At The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi...

Brookdale Brighton

2215 East Egbert Street, Brighton, CO 80601

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Experience Genuine CommunityTucked in the delightful city of Brighton, Colorado, the seniors who call this assisted living community home are a close-knit bunch. Whether you find them sharing secrets around the dinner table or strapping on their shoes to go out on the town, you’ll quickly...

Caley Ridge Assisted Living

9350 East Caley Avenue, Englewood, CO 80111

4.1
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Caring for our residents, and helping the whole family...life is good at Caley Ridge! We pride ourselves on providing continual support to the whole family as seniors make the transition to our community. Our friendly and informed staff are here to help you with any questions or concerns you may...

Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care

6021 S. Liverpool Street, Centennial, CO 80016

4.4
(17 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Centennial, Colorado, Peakview Assisted Living and Memory Care offers premium apartment homes and services in Assisted Living and Dementia/Memory Care. The brand new community has month-to-month rental pricing instead of expensive buy-in fees. Peakview opened in September of 2015 and...

Brookdale Greenwood Village

6450 South Boston Street, Greenwood Village, CO 80111

3.5
(23 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Quality Care, No Matter Where Life LeadsNestled within a quiet residential community in Greenwood Village, Colorado, you’ll find a warm and welcoming community of assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation residents striving to embrace their golden years with everything...

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...

Brookdale Longmont

2240 Pratt Street, Longmont, CO 80501

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

More Time for the Things You LoveNestled in a quiet little residential neighborhood, our charming assisted living community is just a few minutes from the beautiful McIntosh Park and a hop, skip and a jump from bustling downtown Boulder. If you’re craving a day out on the town, it won’t take you...

Ralston Creek Neighborhood Assisted Living & Memory Care

11825 W 64th Ave, Arvada, CO 80004

4.1
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton

5344 South Kipling Parkway, Littleton, CO 80127

4.8
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar of LittletonCalled to ServeMorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton in Littleton, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. MorningStar of...

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...

Mountain Vista Retirement Community

11800 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

4.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

As Wheat Ridge, Colorado's longest-established senior living community, Mountain Vista offers a full CCRC providing all ranges of senior residency including independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehabilitation all conveniently located on the same campus. Renovations...

Vi at Highlands Ranch

2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

4.0
(9 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Welcome to Vi at Highlands Ranch, the only Type A retirement community in Colorado. Our Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), provides residents with assisted and independent living as well as a continuum of care on-site. Located on 25 acres of...

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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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