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Grand Villa

2680 N. 15th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506

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In the spirit of love, Bethesda Senior Living Communities provides an environment where vintage lives blossom. We strive to cultivate a vibrant, active and healthy community. Grand Villa is a faith-based nonprofit organization. Across all our communities, faith is a cornerstone of how we operate,...

Residence at Grand Mesa

565 28 1/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81501

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From the very first day of our grand opening in June 2001 we have been dedicated to a 'Philosophy of Caring.' We strive to provide a nurturing environment which encourages the continued independence of our residents while providing a full range of supportive services. A wide array of activities...

Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley

3260 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81506

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Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley is surrounded by views of the Colorado National Monument and the Grand Mesa. This senior living community in Grand Junction is in the heart of beautiful Western Colorado and near the breathtaking Grand Mesa National Forest. Our close-knit community is...

Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View

601 Horizon Place, Grand Junction, CO 81506

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Discover high desert vistas and a tranquil, rural setting at Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View, a Grand Junction senior living community. Our community is nestled in Colorado’s well-known wine country, where our residents enjoy easy access to adventure, entertainment and the beautiful outdoors....

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Cappella of Grand Junction

628 26 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506

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Mesa Vista Assisted Living

72 E Sipprelle Dr, Parachute, CO 81635

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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 housekeeping are 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 Christian 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 Mary’s 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 community. 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 76F. The low summer temperature is approximately 56F in June. The summer high is at around 96F in July. In the winter months, the average air temperature falls to roughly 30F. The winter high gets to roughly 48F 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 26F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. 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 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.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

There are 6 independent living facilities near Grand Junction, Colorado. See the full list.

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