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7 Best Independent Living Communities in Howard, CO

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If you’re looking for independent living in the Howard area, our local senior living advisors can help you each step of the way. From affordable independent living for seniors to luxury options, we’ll work with you to understand the cost of independent living in Howard. From there, we’ll show you the best independent living communities for your lifestyle, interests, and budget.

Discover unique independent living amenities, social activities, dining, and more independent living benefits. With 7 independent living facilities in Howard, A Place for Mom makes it easier to find your new, maintenance-free home.

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Last Updated: 7/12/24
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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.
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.
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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.
We are at full occupancy currently, NO in person tour available. However, we are taking waiting list, and unit videos and pictures are available upon request. Create a Healthier you at Havilahome!If you enjoy an Active Lifestyle in nature and the mountains, come and live at Havilahome. We are a...
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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.
Photo of Royal Gorge Manor Apartments
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.
Photo of Friendship House at The Home
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.
Friendship House at The HomeThe Friendship House at the Home is an assisted living community located in picturesque Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado, which is considered the "Gate to the Authentic West." The community has a rich heritage and intriguing geologic history. The residents are ones...
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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.
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Cost of independent living in Howard, CO

The average cost of senior living in Howard is $1,397 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Buena Vista, CO with an average of $916 per month.

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

Howard, CO
$1,397/mo
$1,397/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Howard, CO vs. the state and national average

Howard, CO
$1,397/mo
U.S. national average
$3,995/mo

Average monthly cost of Independent Living in Howard vs. other types of senior living

$1,729/mo
Independent Living
$1,397/mo

Median monthly costs of Independent Living in Howard, CO by room type

Studio
$765/mo
1 Bedroom
$1,093/mo
2 Bedroom
$1,395/mo

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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.

Howard independent living services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Howard independent living communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Howard, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select dietary accommodations in Howard independent living

Independent living communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Howard partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Howard, CONational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
14.3%
19.6%
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Availability of select programs and activities in Howard independent living

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered independent living communities in Howard offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Howard, CONational
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
14.3%
48.1%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
14.3%
53%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Columbine Manor, Garden Park Villa and Havilahome are the top-rated independent living facilities near Howard, Colorado. See full list of communities.

There are 7 independent living facilities near Howard, Colorado. See the full list.

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