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The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

3.7
(128 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living

10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231

4.1
(90 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Live at Harvard Square Retirement Community in Southeast Denver, and you will experience service beyond the expected. Way beyond in fact. Our friendly, experienced staff really goes the extra mile (or two, or twenty) whenever needed. You'll find examples of this in every area. So not only do we...

Brookdale Lowry

150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230

4.1
(87 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Savor a Rich and Full LifeIf you’re looking for an assisted living and memory care community in Denver, Colorado, look no further. Nestled in the Lowry Air Force Base area, our community is convenient to the grocery stores, banks, the public library and VA hospital. But even though we’re in a...

Highland Trail

5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023

4.1
(75 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

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Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.2
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.1
(69 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Lincoln Meadows is the premier Senior Living community, Assisted Living and Memory Care community in Parker, Colorado. This elegant southeast Denver residential community puts a new level of affordable luxury within your reach. We know how difficult change can be, especially for seniors. Together...

Brookdale Tamarac Square

8030 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO 80231

4.6
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Retirement of Your DreamsTucked in a neighborhood just minutes from bustling downtown Denver, Colorado, the beautiful grounds of our independent living community invite residents to exchange the burdens of home maintenance for the care-free lifestyle of a dream retirement. If you’re itching...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.1
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Quincy Place

7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237

4.1
(62 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Parkplace

111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218

4.3
(58 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Excellent Quality of LifeWith 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...

Brookdale Arvada

7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005

4.2
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

The Care You DeserveTucked within the beautiful town of Arvada, Colorado, our assisted living and memory care community offers you the opportunity to embrace the lifestyle you’ve always wanted. Whether that means giving you the tools you need to get your health back on track, offering a slew of...

Northglenn Heights

11475 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233

3.9
(64 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Set amidst Colorado's majestic mountains and ten miles north of Denver, Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Community offers a lifestyle that meets your unique needs. With proximity to an extensive Greenway trails and parks system, Webster Lake and the acclaimed Butterfly Pavilion,...

Lakeview Senior Living

7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227

4.5
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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,...

Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

2800 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215

4.3
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Longmont Regent

2210 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501

4.3
(52 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Longmont Regent provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Our facility occupies a beautifully landscaped block within the charming community of Longmont. You'll be treated to beautiful views of Long's Peak at almost every vista and love the quiet of our community...

Brookdale North Boulder

3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.8
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Pursue Your Best YearsWhen 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...

Cadence Lakewood

3151 S Wadsworth Blvd, Lakewood, CO 80227

4.0
(53 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to Cadence LakewoodDiscover a new independence at our beautiful assisted living and memory care community in Lakewood, Colorado. Here you will experience the tranquility of a boutique-style campus with smaller buildings for a cozy home like setting. Enjoy time in your spacious studio or...

Brookdale Meridian Arvada

9555 West 59th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80004

4.6
(47 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

6383 E. Girard Place, Denver, CO 80222

4.0
(51 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Welcome to HighPointe Assisted Living & Memory Care, a warm, welcoming retirement community with 97 senior apartments located in southeast Denver, CO. Here you or your loved one will receive help with daily living and any needed support for dementia—along with chef-prepared meals, concierge...

Sunrise at Cherry Creek

251 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80246

4.3
(44 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise at Cherry Creek sits in the heart of the Cherry Creek neighborhood.  We pride ourselves in our Reminiscence neighborhood for the memory impaired and our assisted living programs. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to...

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Cost of independent living in Lakewood, CO

Independent Living costs differ by location and facility, as many communities offer different levels of care, amenities, and activities. Prices also vary based on how much — or how little — assistance a senior needs.

Monthly average independent living cost comparisons
  • $3,250
    National
  • $3,393
    State
  • $3,673
    Lakewood, CO
  • $3,925
    Englewood, CO
  • $3,517
    Arvada, CO
Your actual costs may be higher or lower than the average.
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What is independent living?

Independent living offers a stress-free lifestyle for older adults. Independent living communities don’t provide personal care or supervision, but do offer generally healthy adults opportunities for socialization and hassle-free living. Independent living services often include:

  • Nutritious meals and snacks
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home maintenance and repairs
  • Social activities and outings
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Learn More About Independent Living in Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, west of Denver, offers residents all the resources and attractions of a modern, metropolitan city while being surrounded by a picturesque natural setting. Residents of Lakewood have easy access to shopping centers, healthcare facilities, and dining options to meet their daily needs, and can live an active lifestyle or celebrate an appreciation for nature in numerous nearby parks, like William Frederick Hayden Park or North Table Mountain Park.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Lakewood are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Lakewood retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.

Cost of Independent Living in Lakewood, CO

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,900 in Lakewood and within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 in the state of Colorado was around $2,500.

Learn More About Lakewood, CO

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Lakewood are rated 12 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
88 99 84 81 90 83

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$67,889 per year $48,402 per year $60,521 per year $33,809 per year $46,480 per year $2,514 per year $1,031 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Lakewood include:

OrthoColorado Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: Joint replacement, spine surgery, inpatient surgery

Saint Anthony Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 230+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Lutheran Medical Center

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 280+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Lakewood’s climate is classified as semi-arid continental, consisting of four distinct seasons, with most precipitation falling between April and August. The area is also subject to rapid changes in weather due to its inland location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The average humidity level is 51%, and humidity levels are often highest during February at about 55%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
28°F 44°F 13°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
70°F 86°F 55°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 114

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 17″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
40 16.3% 152,484 3,566 per square mile 2.3

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.8% 3.6% 1.4% 23.0% <0.1% 3.4% 69.0%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Lakewood: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 58/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Jefferson County

Democratic Republican Other
49.1% 42.1% 8.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Lakewood include:

  • Colorado Railroad Museum
  • Molly Brown House Museum
  • The Stone House

Outdoor attractions in Lakewood:

  • Sister City Park, Belmar Park
  • Addenbrooke Park
  • William Frederick Hayden Park
  • Red Rocks Park
  • North Table Mountain Park

Lakewood’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Lakewood Cultural Center
  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • The Artists Choice
  • Holiday Arts and Pottery Sale
  • Belmar
  • Colorado Mills

Transportation

Lakewood Rides offers door-to-door transportation for residents at and over the age of 60 for grocery shopping, dining needs, medical appointments, and other personal errands. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Lakewood.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

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