Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Independent Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1 Independent Living communities in Montrose and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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For many seniors, the financial burden of home ownership might be a deterrent to living an independent life. Independent Living Communities provide a solid remedy. Frequent needs such as housekeeping and meal planning are accounted for, allowing seniors more free time to live active lives as they 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. Within the individual units, residents have access to their own private living space and a full kitchen, and can even live with a companion if they prefer. While policies differ between communities, numerous residences allow pets as well. Nursing and health care services may always be arranged for with private care providers if desired. There are an assortment of advantages and expenditures to balance while selecting an independent living community. It is important to learn if these amenities are included in your service plan: wellness program, Waiting list deposit, cable TV, utilities, move-in fee, laundry, meals, and parking. The benefits associated with independent living include concierge services, security guards, private rental hall, fitness center & swimming pool, golf course, healthcare center, game/TV room, and laundry service.
In Montrose, 10.6% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces. Out of the total city population, 51.2% are female and 48.8% are male. The median age of Montrose is 42 years old. In terms of education, 26.0% have a college degree, 8.6% have a graduate degree, and 27.2% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Montrose is 0.8% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 23.6% Hispanic, 3.1% other or not specified, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% black, 1.3% Native American, 92.3% white, and 1.6% mixed race. Out of the total population of Montrose, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 17.1% have some form of disability, 21.8% live in poverty, and 57.9% participate in the labor force. Montrose has a population density of 405 people per square mile.
Cost of living is a major influence when deciding which destination is best for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Montrose is about 19.4% of the average monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Montrose is around $906 and the median value for a house for Montrose costs around $189,645.
Overall, Colorado ranks 10th in quality of life and 12th in healthcare compared to other US states. Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. The state of Colorado has 92 hospitals and 162 health centers, providing care to a population of 5,776,356. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be 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.
In Colorado, 27% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 37. In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. 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. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
The average humidity across the state is 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. 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. On average, Colorado has an air quality index rating of around 44.4 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.9 AQI. 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. 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8F in the month of January. 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).
The state of Colorado has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of aspen, conifers thrive, berry shrubs, and lichens. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bullhead deers, the mountain lion, the antelope, or the kokanee. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.