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  • Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View

    Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View

    601 Horizon Place, Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (20)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Built within a beautifully landscaped rural setting, you'll enjoy our secluded feel with the convenience of the town just blocks away. Residents love the beautiful views of the Grand Mesa...

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  • The Fountains

    3203 North 15th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (10)
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    The Fountains of Hilltop is a graceful assisted and independent living community where seniors discover the beauty of a world filled with possibilities. Here you will find gracious living and personalized care - Where neighbors become friends and everyone knows your name. Our dedicated staff ensure...

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  • The Commons

    625 27 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (14)
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    The Commons of Hilltop is a vibrant assisted and independent living community where seniors embrace life to the fullest. Here you will find gracious living and personalized care - Where neighbors become friends and everyone knows your name. Our dedicated staff ensure each resident receives the...

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  • Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley

    Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley

    3260 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506
    (24)
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    Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in the heart of Grand Junction, you'll love coming home to the quiet elegance of Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley. Residents enjoy the convenience of being right down the...

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  • Montage Creek

    Montage Creek

    968 Sunrise Drive, Montrose, CO 81401
    (13)
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    Savor the Golden Years If you want to live somewhere that provides you with all the comforts of home and the perks and conveniences of a destination resort, look no further. Because we provide independent and assisted living as well as memory care, we’re known as a continuing care retirement...

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  • The Abbington Senior Community

    The Abbington Senior Community

    551 East 1200 South, Heber City, UT 84032
    (7)
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    A HOME WITH ALL THE AMENITIES Not only will you feel at ease surrounded by your own belongings, you'll be able to enjoy such luxuries as a cozy library, full-service hair salon, ice cream parlor, activity rooms, an exercise room, 24 hour call system and much more.

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  • Sunrise at Spanish Terrace

    Sunrise at Spanish Terrace

    215 E 100 N, Spanish Fork, UT 84660
    (7)
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    Located in Spanish Fork, Utah, Sunrise at Spanish Terrace allows you to enjoy the best years of your life without the typical stressors of maintaining a home and yard, cooking meals, and transportation. Come enjoy your golden years with us! Sunrise at Spanish Terrace not only provides socialization,...

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  • Epoque Golden (Now Open)

    Epoque Golden (Now Open)

    1175 Newstar Way, Golden, CO 80403
    (2)
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    Epoque Golden Apartments in Golden Colorado, is where the perfect location meets a one-of-a-kind 55+ luxury community. Find yourself submerged in the most beautiful mountain views, surrounded by hundreds of acres of local parks. Enjoy luxury senior living in Golden, as you explore top attractions...

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  • Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living

    Courtyard at Jamestown Assisted Living

    3352 N. 100 East, Provo, UT 84604
    (18)
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    We are Utah's premier senior living community, offering Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care. For more than a decade we have maintained a reputation that is centered on quality care and services. During this time we have received multiple Best of State and Best of Utah Valley awards....

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  • Clear Creek Commons - 55 or Better

    Clear Creek Commons - 55 or Better

    1027 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401
    (3)
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    Your options for eats and treats are endless. Walk out our doors and be welcomed by many of Golden's fantastic eateries. Coffee, fine dining, ice cream and pizza, are just the beginning! The Golden farmer's market offers fresh produce as you take a bike ride or take a hike upward the Clear Creek....

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  • Sky Pointe Retirement Resort (Now Open)

    Sky Pointe Retirement Resort (Now Open)

    5842 S Taft St, Littleton, CO 80127
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    Engage, Enjoy and Live! Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life. Sky Pointe Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community coming to Littleton, CO late 2018. Sky Pointe offers...

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  • The Seville

    The Seville

    325 West Center Street, Orem, UT 84057
    (20)
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    The Seville provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on beautifully landscaped grounds in a quiet corner of Orem, you'll love the quiet serenity of The Seville while enjoying the convenience of the nearby community. We're just minutes from shopping,...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Boulder

    Brookdale Meridian Boulder

    801 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder, CO 80305
    (7)
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    Cultivate Your Best Years Step through our front doors and discover an independent living community unlike any other. Our worry-free seniors enjoy all the luxuries of a resort combined with the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is available to tend to everything from cooking and...

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  • Brookdale North Boulder

    Brookdale North Boulder

    3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
    (45)
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    Pursue Your Best Years When 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...

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  • Springwood Retirement

    Springwood Retirement

    6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004
    (45)
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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...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Westland

    Brookdale Meridian Westland

    10695 West 17th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (23)
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    The Luxury of Independence Nestled 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...

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  • Westhaven Apartment Homes

    Westhaven Apartment Homes

    1430 Nelson Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (10)
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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 has...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

    Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

    1805 South Balsam Street, Lakewood, CO 80232
    (27)
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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 have...

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  • Lakewood Estates

    Lakewood Estates

    8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (48)
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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,...

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  • Lakeview Senior Living

    Lakeview Senior Living

    7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227
    (48)
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    Welcome to Lakeview Senior Living, a new concept in senior living by Spectrum Retirement Communities, LLC. Our Community is conveniently located in Lakewood, Colorado, just north of Hampden Avenue (Hwy 285) and east of Wadsworth. Lakeview Senior Living offers convenient access to nearby shopping,...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Arvada

    Brookdale Meridian Arvada

    9555 West 59th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80004
    (22)
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    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 has...

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  • Kipling Meadows

    7175 Kipling Street, Arvada, CO 80004
    (41)
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    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...

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  • The Courtyard At Lakewood

    The Courtyard At Lakewood

    7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214
    (54)
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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 several...

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  • Sunrise at FlatIrons

    400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021
    (43)
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    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, an...

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  • Vita Littleton

    Vita Littleton

    2100 West Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80120
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    Vita Littleton features one and two bedroom apartment homes with luxury amenities for adults 55+. Our brand new gorgeous apartments in Littleton feature designer finishes, quartz countertops, high-end kitchens with gas ranges, energy efficient stainless steel appliances and private balconies or...

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  • Balfour Retirement Community

    Balfour Retirement Community

    1855 Plaza Dr, Louisville, CO 80027
    (15)
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    The Balfour Way – Our Approach At 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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  • The Gardens at St. Elizabeth

    2835 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
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    The Gardens at St. Elizabeth Senior Living Community is located in historic northwest Denver, convenient to many of Denver's cultural attractions. The Gardens' on-site Christ the King Chapel was built in 1897, and offers daily Mass and Rosary plus a weekly non-denominational service. Many of the...

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  • Affinity at Lafayette

    Affinity at Lafayette

    860 West Baseline Rd, Lafayette, CO 80026
    (1)
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    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 $1,342, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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  • Atria Westminster (Opening Early 2020)

    Atria Westminster (Opening Early 2020)

    9560 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031
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    Located just minutes from Westminster Center Park with convenient access to the Denver-Boulder Turnpike, Atria Westminster is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of...

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  • Vi at Highlands Ranch

    Vi at Highlands Ranch

    2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
    (3)
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    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 sprawling...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    3455 S Corona St, Englewood, CO 80113
    (26)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale Parkplace

    Brookdale Parkplace

    111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218
    (38)
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    Excellent Quality of Life With all the perks and conveniences of a resort, the seniors who call our community home enjoy a vast array of services while savoring the peace of mind that comes from knowing we provide a continuum of care. Whether you’re looking for an independent or assisted living...

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  • Overture Stapleton  55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Stapleton 55+ Apartment Homes

    8133 E 29th Pl, Denver, CO 80238
    (2)
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    With so much going on in the heart of Stapleton, you’re smart enough to know where to look first. To seek out a worry-free apartment that serves as a starting point for your life, rather than filling your days with the tasks of ownership and maintenance. To focus on everything that matters most, now...

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  • The Grove at Stapleton

    The Grove at Stapleton

    2980 N Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80238
    (1)
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    Limited availability on luxury active living senior homes. Experience a nationally recognized lifestyle offering, the SUN Program, with refreshing and unique amenity spaces. Steps away from Stapleton's Founder's Green, top eateries, and local parks, the Grove at Stapleton is premier living in a...

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  • Highland Trail

    Highland Trail

    5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023
    (60)
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    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 covers: ...

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  • Atria Englewood (Opening Late January 2020)

    Atria Englewood (Opening Late January 2020)

    3555 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113
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    Conveniently located downtown near the Museum of Outdoor Arts and adjacent to the Swedish Medical Center, Atria Englewood is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of...

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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80210
    (24)
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    Tucked between Englewood and Glendale on Denver’s southern edge, the independent and assisted living seniors at our community have decided to trade in the responsibilities of home maintenance for the retirement of their dreams. If you’re ready to give up your chores and let someone else take care of...

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  • Atria Longmont

    Atria Longmont

    2310 9th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80503
    (30)
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    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 and...

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  • Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

    4205 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO 80206
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    Your life is on track. Now’s the time to experience a carefree lifestyle that lets you do what you really want, when you want. That’s the true spirit of independence at Overture. Here, you can focus on your passions, discover new interests, bond with new friends and so much more. Denver provides the...

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  • Legacy Village of Castle Pines

    Legacy Village of Castle Pines

    535 W Castle Pines Parkway, Castle Pines, CO 80108
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    Premier Senior Living in Castle Pines, Colorado Welcome to Legacy Village of Castle Pines. Conveniently located just 20 miles south of Denver, in one of Colorado's most upscale neighborhoods, Legacy Village is a premier provider of senior living services in Douglas County. Legacy Village of Castle...

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  • Residences at University Hills, Senior Residences for those 62+

    Residences at University Hills, Senior Residences for those 62+

    2775 South Brook Drive, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Greetings! Thank you so much for your interest in our community! One person in the household has to be 62 years of age and some of our apartments are income restricted. Our property is brand new and just opened April 2, 2014, we are an Independent community with 101 new and modern apartments. Our...

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  • Bonaventure of Castle Rock

    Bonaventure of Castle Rock

    1855 Low Meadow Boulevard, Castle Rock, CO 80109
    (9)
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    Bonaventure of Castle Rock is a retirement, assisted living and memory care community offering seniors the lifestyle and care they deserve. Bonaventure of Castle Rock is conveniently located in the upscale Meadows neighborhood, nestled near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and just a short drive...

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  • Brookdale Skyline

    Brookdale Skyline

    2365 Patriot Heights, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
    (53)
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    With fewer chores, you can have more adventures. So what are you waiting for? Set against the dramatic backdrop of Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs, our continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, has four levels of care on one campus, including independent living, assisted...

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  • Quincy Place

    Quincy Place

    7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237
    (46)
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    Quincy Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Situated on picturesque grounds in a quiet corner of Denver, you'll love our elegant facilities, friendly staff and convenient location. We're close to shopping, healthcare, dining and all the amenities of the...

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  • Mount Massive Manor Apartments

    131 West 12th, Leadville, CO 80461
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    Mount Massive Manor is a smaller 24 unit assisted living senior residence situated in historic Leadville Colorado. With fantastic views of the Colorado Mountains, and steps from the Mineral Belt trail, we are a perfect place to put your feet up or to get out for some fresh mountain air. We are a...

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  • Casey's Pond Senior Living

    2855 Owl Hoot Trail, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
    (2)
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    Casey's Pond Senior Living is a boutique assisted living community nestled in beautiful Yampa Valley, Steamboat Springs, Routt County, Colorado. A picturesque community featuring rolling hills, scenic vistas, and stunning mountain views. Residents and their families can relax and feel at home here....

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  • Kings Point Apartments

    3500 S Lowell Blvd # 320, Denver, CO 80236
    (2)
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    Kings Point Apartments is a senior housing building in the beautiful and refreshing city of Denver, Colorado. Kings Point Apartments if the perfect choice if you are looking for a safe and comfortable place to call home. Denver is truly a city for everyone. Surrounded by glorious views of the Rocky...

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  • Drehmoor Apartments

    215 E 19th Ave # 111, Denver, CO 80203
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    Drehmoor Apartments is a Section 8 senior housing community for seniors aged 55+ that is located in the city of Denver, CO. The neighborhood of the apartment community is mainly made up of low income people. Denver is the largest city in the state and you will find many amenities if you are able to...

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  • Sunrise Manor

    Sunrise Manor

    301 Alsina St, Buena Vista, CO 81211
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  • Renew Roaring Fork

    2800 Midland Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
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Grand Junction, Colorado

Independent Living

If you want the convenience of having housekeeping and chores managed while living at your own pace, you might want to consider independent living. Food preparation, recreational activities and housekeepingare taken care of for you while you are unrestricted to use your time as you desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy the opportunity to be among peers, surrounded by others of similar age groups and interests. Typically comprised of a private living space and a full kitchen, these communities offer residences with many of the amenities of apartment life but with none of the hassle. Guests can be invited over and entertained, and there will be more time to spend with them with the basic maintenance of daily chores out of the way. While policies vary between locations, a number of residences allow cats and dogs as well. If medical or nursing support is desired, residents may always utilize the services of private care providers. There are an assortment of advantages and expenses to balance when deciding on an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are included in your care plan: wellness program, cable TV, private phone, meals, initial assessment fee, Waiting list deposit, move-in fee, and internet access. The benefits associated with independent living include fitness center & swimming pool, concierge services, game/TV room, beauty salon & barber shop, healthcare center, private rental hall, community activities, and restaurant-style dining hall.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of living can be a major influence in deciding what destination works best. The sales tax in Grand Junction is 2.90%. The rent burden for Grand Junction is about 18.3% of the average person's monthly income. Per month, the median rent in Grand Junction is $1,024 and the median value of a home in Grand Junction is about $210,369.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Grand Junction has 45.6 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.8 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Grand Junction has a population density of 612 people per square mile. The current population of Grand Junction is growing at a rate of 0.019%. In Grand Junction, 9.3% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Grand Junction is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. Based on gender, 48.6% are male and 51.4% are female. The median age of Grand Junction is 36 years old. In Grand Junction, 27.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.1% are over the age of 60, 7.0% are over the age of 70, and 5.4% are over the age of 80. Of the population of Grand Junction 25.2% have a high-school diploma, 10.8% have a graduate degree, and 32.9% have a college degree. Racially, the population of Grand Junction is 1.1% Asian, 2.4% mixed race, 1.1% black, 92.6% white, 17.0% Hispanic, 0.7% Native American, 1.9% other or not specified, and 0.3% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. During the last presidential election, 28.0% voted Democrat, 7.9% voted for a third party candidate, and 64.1% voted Republican in Mesa county. Out of the total population of Grand Junction, 15.4% have some form of disability, 10.2% do not have health insurance, 6.3% are widows, and 18.3% live in poverty. In Grand Junction, 64.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Grand Junction 9.6% practice another Chrisitan faith, 7.2% worship the Church of Jesus Christ, and 6.0% practice Pentecostalism. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Grand Junction, out of the total population 0.1% practice Judaism, 0.0% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.0% practice Islam.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to hospitals is an important factor when determining the best retirement home. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Grand Junction which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals that service Grand Junction include St Marys Medical Center, Community Hospital, and West Springs Hospital.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

For many seniors, climate and weather are often a key influence in choosing a facility. On average, Grand Junction has a humidity level of around 46%. Humidity levels reach their peak during the month of January at around 70%. Grand Junction has a cold semi-arid type of climate. During the summertime, Grand Junction is about 76°F. The low summer temperature is approximately 56°F in June. The summer high is at around 96°F in July. In the winter months, the average air temperature falls to roughly 30°F. The winter high gets to roughly 48°F during the month of February. The low winter temperature will rise to approximately 15 °F in the month of January. Monthly, Grand Junction receives approximately 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in September with an average of 1 inches in a month. In terms of snow fall Grand Junction receives on average 15.80 inches of snow per year. On average, the air quality index rating in Grand Junction is approximately 45.8. The average air quality conditions are rated as good. This means that there is no health advisory associated with the air quality for this destination. The air quality index rating is at its peak during the month of December at about 64.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-penrose St. Francis Health Services are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. In terms of resources, Colorado has a cost of living index of 105.5, a grocery index rating of 102.5, and a housing index rating of 119.0. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than said average. Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. Thirty percent of Colorado residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state's 4,188 different congregations. 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 of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican.

State-wide weather information

The average humidity across the state is 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. During the winter, the average temperature in Colorado drops to around 26°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8°F during the month of January. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 66°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96°F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 31°F in the month of June. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. 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 lilies, shrubs, berry shrubs, and berry shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the the lark bunting, the kokanee, the mule deers, or the salmon. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.