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10 Best Independent Living Communities in Erie, CO

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Photo of Balfour Louisville Campus
77 Photos available
99 Floor plans available
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I am currently a resident at Balfour Louisville Campus. I would say that the staff is caring and they are available for all of my needs. Maintenance has also been so helpful with getting all of my needs met....
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Often there are no clear lines separately independent living, assisted living, memory care or even skilled nursing, a cornerstone of The Balfour Way is offering a continuum of care. This allows our residents to age in place and maintain relationships with friends and staff through different...
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The staff members and residents are very friendly. The Bonaventure of Thornton property and individual apartment is modern, clean; and the amenities are very nice. Overall, the property fees safe and secure
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Photo of The Gallery at Broomfield
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This fabulous place The Gallery of Broomfield! This place is over a 10 star it’s the best decision we have ever made. We moved in 90 days ago, and if I had to do all over, I would do the very, very same...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Photo of Northglenn Heights
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The value was by far the best of all the places I checked. They have activities daily and they already feel like family. The food is much better than I expected of a facility like this. Thank you so much...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Set amidst Colorado's majestic mountains and ten miles north of Denver, Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle that meets your unique needs. With proximity to an extensive Greenway trails and parks system, Webster Lake and the acclaimed Butterfly Pavilion,...
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My grandma lives at Sunrise at Flatirons and loves it. The staff is friendly and experienced and creates a great culture for the residents. There are lots of activities, great food, and the communal spaces...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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,...
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Photo of The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living
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The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living has very friendly and attentive staff. My mother's room is spacious and pleasant, with a large window. Friendly residents at all levels of function. Lots of fun,...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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Photo of Bethesda Gardens Thornton
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When my loved one was ill, the staff were very responsive to our phone calls and also offered supportive and medical care to them. The staff are very friendly and caring.
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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Photo of Balfour Retirement Community
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Caring staff, excellent activities. Beautiful facility. The room sizes in memory care are quite large, very nice. I cannot say enough good things about the facility and staff. We are very pleased and would...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
The Balfour Way – Our ApproachAt Balfour, life is all about having extraordinary choices.Our communities are well-regarded for their comfortable elegance and for the individualized quality of life. But it’s our dedication to service, innovation, and respect that truly define The Balfour Way.At...
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Photo of Legend at Broomfield
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Everyone was so welcoming at Legend and [name removed] went above and beyond to help with any questions my dad and my family had. We are all looking forward to my dad being a a safer environment and feel so...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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...
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The best part of Highland Trail is the staff!! They should be commended for their patience and friendly service every day! They are always willing to provide a helping hand or an ear to listen. They are...
Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Highland Trail provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautiful grounds in a charming suburb of Broomfield, we're just minutes from shopping, healthcare, golfing, dining and wonderful local entertainment. Our all-inclusive month-to-month rent...
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Photo of Balfour at Lavender Farms
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[name removed] is always very pleasant and professional. She always has a smile on her face. The activities are well laid out and lots of fun. I even enjoy participating myself! I feel that [name removed]...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Balfour Way – Our ApproachAt Balfour, life is all about having extraordinary choices.Our communities are well-regarded for their comfortable elegance and for the individualized quality of life. But it’s our dedication to service, innovation, and respect that truly define The Balfour Way.At...
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Photo of Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge
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The staff is very helpful and friendly. The food is amazing and they have lots of activities going on and more coming soon. The community is neat and clean and I would recommend this community to others...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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...
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Thank you to the crossroads team. You made my parents lives so meaningful! All the new friends they have made are amazing. Food is wonderful and we can’t say enough about the excellent staff. Thanks for all...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
If you are looking for a unique blend of housing, personal care with independence, and dignity, Crossroads Assisted Living may be the answer.At Crossroads, we take the worry out of senior living. Crossroads communities serve the needs of many seniors by providing an environment that is safe,...
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We picked this community for my loved one, because of the value for cost, nice apartments, and location. They have very friendly residents and management. It's close to main retail stores and the supermarket
Provides: Independent Living, Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
At Affinity at Lafayette we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom.Rents start at $1517, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...
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It's been a good experience for my parents. It's a hard time of life, but the staff have been extremely consciousness. One complaint would be that they do not have enough staff, which is something I...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Waneka Park Assisted living Community is located in a quiet neighborhood, just steps away from Old Town Lafayette. We are also close to hospitals, medical practices, shopping centers and the RTD Bus Station. Waneka Park offers personal care plans specific to each individual's needs. We have 24...
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Photo of The Residences at Balfour
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Provides: Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Photo of The Avenues Crofton Park
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Provides: Senior Apartments
Care types provided by this community
Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Imagine a community that actually helps seniors rejuvenate their minds, bodies, and lives. Could you see yourself living there? Are you ready to start another wonderful chapter of your life? Come to the Avenues Crofton Park and see what the best version of your story looks like. You have the...
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
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Alta Vita is the BEST assisted living I have known. [Name removed] has been one amazing employee over the months she has been working for this company, always has a big smile & is such hard worker girl. I...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
AltaVita Senior Residences offers state of the art Memory Care and Assisted Living. AltaVita is a locally-owned and family-oriented community in Longmont, Colorado, north of the Boulder-Denver area. We provide high quality apartment suites in a warm environment while offering services and...
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For me this has been a wonderful fit in many ways. The property management team, Sara Hull and her husband, have been outstanding! This is a great first step into senior living and I could not be happier.
Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Crab Apple CourtCrab Apple Court in a 55 and over community located in Longmont, in Boulder and Weld counties, CO. Longmont, which is situated just northeast of Boulder, is known for its beautiful scenery and multicultural heritage. The city’s diversity is celebrated through its museums,...
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Provides: Senior Apartments
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Senior Apartments: Senior apartments offer accessible, no-frills living for seniors who are generally active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Provides: Independent Living
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Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.

What families are saying about independent living in Erie

Recent reviews for independent living in Erie

Westhaven Apartment Homes in Lakewood, CO

4.0
I have moved in to Westhaven Apartment Homes, and I really like it so far. I like that I can still maintain an independent lifestyle here, but that it is also a very active and social retirement facility. The staff is great, and they have a lot of activities like Bingo, movies, crafts, story ...
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Golden Orchard III in Wheat Ridge, CO

5.0
We love the staff and living situation for my 2 elderly parents at Golden Orchard, Finding this lovely group home was a Blessing for us. My Dad and Mom are well taken care of in every way. Such a huge difference in how well my parents are doing in this very caring group home environment!. Food ...
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Village at Belmar in Lakewood, CO

5.0
My mother was previously a resident at Village at Belmar and everything was great for her at this facility. The cleanliness and friendliness were great. The staff, care service and value for cost were also great. They did a wonderful job caring for my mother. I would recommend Village at Belmar ...
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Cost of independent living in Erie, CO

The average cost of senior living in Erie is 4089.61 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Lafayette, CO with an average of 4040.73 per month.

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Erie, CO vs. nearby cities

Erie, CO

$4,090/mo

Lafayette, CO

$4,041/mo

Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

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
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