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 4 Independent Living communities in Glenwood Springs 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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2800 Midland Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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1250 Village Road, Carbondale, CO 81623
The Heritage Park Assisted Living ccommunity is located on a campus that also includes Heritage Park Care Center, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. If needed, assisted living residents can use these services, ensuring a smooth transition of care. Heritage Park Assisted Living offers a...
195 Freestone Rd, Eagle, CO 81631
Carefree living at Castle Peak means you no longer have the worries of home ownership. All housekeeping, personal laundry and flat linens, maintenance, repairs, snow removal and lawn care are done for you. Property taxes and all utilities are paid except phone and cable TV. Castle Peak will also...
An Independent Living Community permits residents the choice to continue to live an active life while guaranteeing their fundamental needs have been met. Basic needs such as meal planning and housekeeping are handled by staff and a calendar of recreational and social activities is maintained, allowing residents an opportunity to use their time as they see fit, free from daily responsibilities. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar age groups and backgrounds. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a partner if they choose. While policies differ between locations, a number of residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services can always be arranged for with private care providers as desired. There are an assortment of expenditures and advantages to consider when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these services are included in your service plan: transportation, laundry, internet access, parking, field trips, cable TV, housekeeping, and meals. The luxuries that pertain to independent living include healthcare center, private rental hall, fitness center & swimming pool, laundry service, game/TV room, community activities, beauty salon & barber shop, and transportation.
Cost of living can be a big influence in determining which destination is the best fit for your loved one. Monthly, the median rent in Glenwood Springs is around $1,553 and the median home value for Glenwood Springs is around $354,466. The rent burden for Glenwood Springs is about 22.4% of the average person’s monthly income.
In Glenwood Springs, 7.4% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Out of the total city population, 49.1% are male and 50.9% are female. The median age of Glenwood Springs is 38 years old. In Glenwood Springs, 11.7% live in poverty, 75.1% participate in the labor force, 21.6% do not have health insurance, and 6.2% are widowed. In terms of education, 37.4% have a college degree, 22.0% have a high-school diploma, and 12.6% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Glenwood Springs is 28.1% Hispanic, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% Asian, 0.1% Native American, 0.2% black, 2.7% mixed race, 87.7% white, and 7.9% other or not specified. Glenwood Springs has a population density of 659 people per square mile.
There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119. The natural beauty of Colorado is ranked 31st in the nation.
In terms of religious values, 30% of Colorado’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 4,188 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the most recent presidential election, 43% of Colorado residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat.
On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.9 AQI. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8F in the month of January. While residents of Colorado mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Colorado can include earthquakes (moderate).
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of lilies, berry shrubs, berry shrubs, and aspen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bullhead deers, the salmon, the mountain lion, or the mule deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.