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Clear Creek Commons - 55 or Better

1027 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401

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Best Senior 55 or Better Property, located in the heart of downtown Golden, Colorado. Where the team goes above and beyond to make your home the best. The team has over 30 years combined in senior care. Clear Creek Commons was nominated for best Senior Property in 2019 Nationally. We deliver...

Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

2800 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215

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Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community, provides assisted living and award winning Wellspring Memory Care. Located in a charming neighborhood just south of Golden and ten minutes from downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain foothills, Applewood Place is a community where older adults...

Montage Ridge

12791 West Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80228

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Holistic LivingLiving a holistic live encompasses more than your physical well-being. Whether you are part of our assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Lakewood, Colorado, you will enjoy programs and activities designed to cultivate wellness in your body,...

Avenida Lakewood

11001 W 15th Place, Lakewood, CO 80215

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Nestled between Downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains, Avenida Lakewood offers a new kind of senior apartment living. Located in Lakewood, Colorado, their community is tailor-made for active adults age 55 and better seeking a maintenance-free, service-enriched lifestyle.Their one and two...

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Golden Lodge Assisted Living

1111 Newstar Way, Golden, CO 80403

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Locally owned and operated Retirement Community, offering both Assisted Living, Memory Care and Respite Services. Golden Lodge is the newest senior living community located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Our goal is to enhance the lives of people age 55-plus with an exceptional lifestyle,...

Golden Pond Retirement Community

1270 N Ford St, Golden, CO 80403

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Brookdale Meridian Westland

10695 West 17th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215

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The Luxury of IndependenceNestled within the charming city of Lakewood, Colorado, you’ll discover an independent living community that feels more like a resort. Brimming with luxury services and amenities like an on-campus bistro, putting green, billiards room, and more, you can soak up the best...

Westhaven Apartment Homes

1430 Nelson Street, Lakewood, CO 80215

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Something special has arrived... Lakewood's best kept secret for ages 55 and better! Nestled in the heart of Lakewood... Located in a quiet friendly residential neighborhood with a wealth of amenities, The Westhaven Apartment Homes place you within minutes of everything the Greater Metro area...

Mountain Vista Retirement Community

11800 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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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...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Wheat Ridge

10100 W. 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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Golden Orchard III

3510 Holland Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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Golden Orchard III located at 3510 Holland Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 aims to offer the best in care for those who are in search of quality assisted living. Finding an assisted living facility to fit your needs can be extremely difficult at times and many people find themselves committing to...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Lakewood Estates provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on gorgeous, landscaped grounds in the thriving town of Lakewood, you'll love our tastefully elegant facilities and all the conveniences of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

Just For Seniors Living Center II

1180 Brentwood St, Denver, CO 80214

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Just for Seniors Living Center II is a beautiful assisted living community located in Lakewood, Colorado. The community houses hundreds of seniors who have found home in this gorgeous setting. The assisted living community is located in the heart of town right off Kipling Street and West Colfax...

MorningStar Senior Living of Arvada

17351 W 64th Ave, Arvada, CO 80007

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Independent and Assisted Living at its Best!MorningStar of Arvada is an independent and assisted living community ideally situated on 1.5 acres, encircled by historic Golden with nearby Arvada Reservoir.MorningStar of Arvada is dedicated to creating a true home, where your retirement years can be...

Village at Belmar

7825 W Alameda Ave, Lakewood, CO 80226

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Verandas at Wheat Ridge

9495 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

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About Us The Verandas offers 'board and care' or 'family style' assisted living. Unlike 'apartment style' assisted living, board and care can offer round the clock personal care. Folks who stay at The Verandas are typically able to make their own transfers, assist in their own dressing, enjoy...

The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

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The Courtyard at Lakewood provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Conveniently situated in a quiet suburb of Denver, you'll enjoy the benefits of living near a big city with all the peace and quiet of a secluded home tucked away in the hills. We're close to...

Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

1805 South Balsam Street, Lakewood, CO 80232

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How does a retirement with fewer chores and more adventures sound? We’ll take care of the chores while you focus on what you want to do.  Here at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with both independent living and skilled nursing, if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll...

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...

Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

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A community in the mountainside city of Lakewood, Colorado, in Jefferson County.

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Golden, Colorado


Independent Living

If you want the peace of mind of having your housekeeping managed while living your life at your own pace, consider an Independent Living Community. Frequent needs such as the scheduling of social activities and meal planning are taken care of, which provides residents more free time to live their lives as they wish. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar ages and backgrounds. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering an opportunity to entertain guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between locations, many residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of independent caregivers. There are an assortment of advantages and costs to consider when determining an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in the service plan: laundry, internet access, move-in fee, transportation, private phone, housekeeping, field trips, and Waiting list deposit. The conveniences that pertain to independent living include private rental hall, golf course, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, transportation, fitness center & swimming pool, security guards, and game/TV room.


Demographics and Values

Out of the total population of Golden, 3.8% are widowed, 7.2% have some form of disability, 19.7% live in poverty, and 59.9% participate in the labor force. In Golden, 5.9% of the people are veterans. In terms of education, 15.3% have a high-school diploma, 55.8% have a college degree, and 23.4% have a graduate degree. Racially, the population of Golden is 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% black, 0.7% other or not specified, 90.8% white, 3.8% mixed race, 2.8% Asian, 6.1% Hispanic, and 0.4% Native American. Out of the total city population, 42.4% are female and 57.6% are male. The median age of Golden is 32 years old. The total population of Golden consists of 20,571 people. Golden has a population density of 823 people per square mile.


Cost of Living

The neighborhood where a community is located could have a major impact on the cost of care. The overall cost of living is a big influence when determining which care choice meets the needs of your loved one. Golden has a median home value of about $435,847 and the median cost of rent is about $1,370 per month per month. The rent burden for Golden is about 16.4% of the average person’s monthly income.


State Information

An overview of Colorado

The state of Colorado has 92 hospitals and 162 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,776,356. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. The state of Colorado has a cost of living index of 105.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 102.5 and a housing index rating of 119.0. Overall, Colorado ranks 10th out of all states in quality of life and 12th in healthcare. Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States.


Social demographics of the state

The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 30% of Colorado residents attend religious services among the 4,188 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate.


State-wide weather information

The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26F. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is 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. On average, the humidity rating for Colorado is around 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. 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. The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.9 AQI. 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).


Wildlife to be found in Colorado

The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of conifers thrive, lichens, aspen, and berry shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the lark bunting, the antelope, the bullhead deers, or the mule deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

Golden Pond Retirement Community, The Ridge Pinehurst and Overture Central Park are the top rated independent living facilities near Golden, Colorado. See full list of communities.

There are 134 independent living facilities near Golden, Colorado. See the full list.

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