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Mountain Vista Retirement Community

11800 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

4.0
(13 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

As Wheat Ridge, Colorado's longest-established senior living community, Mountain Vista offers a full CCRC providing all ranges of senior residency including independent living, assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehabilitation all conveniently located on the same campus. Renovations...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Wheat Ridge

10100 W. 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

3.5
(10 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Golden Orchard III

3510 Holland Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

4.1
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Golden Orchard III located at 3510 Holland Street, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033 aims to offer the best in care for those who are in search of quality assisted living. Finding an assisted living facility to fit your needs can be extremely difficult at times and many people find themselves committing to...

Verandas at Wheat Ridge

9495 W 49th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

3.3
(5 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

About Us The Verandas offers 'board and care' or 'family style' assisted living. Unlike 'apartment style' assisted living, board and care can offer round the clock personal care. Folks who stay at The Verandas are typically able to make their own transfers, assist in their own dressing, enjoy...

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The Courtyard At Lakewood

7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

3.7
(127 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...

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.

Greeley Place

1051 6th Street, Greeley, CO 80631

4.7
(61 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greeley Place provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment. Nestled in a garden oasis in the heart of historic Greeley, you'll be delighted by our beautifully landscaped grounds and elegant facilities. Residents also appreciate the convenience of being near shopping,...

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...

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.0
(63 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...

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...

Lakewood Estates

8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226

4.1
(63 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,...

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...

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Cost of independent living in Wheat Ridge, 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
  • $3,626
    Wheat Ridge, CO
  • $4,233
    Castle Pines, CO
  • $3,338
    Broomfield, CO
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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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Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Independent Living

Many seniors may be physically and mentally capable of living without assistance, but the financial burden of home ownership and the upkeep of daily tasks and chores might be a deterrent to an independent lifestyle. Independent Living Communities offer a good solution to this situation. Daily needs such as meal planning and the scheduling of social activities are accounted for, which provides occupants more free time to live life as they desire. Along with their daily needs being met, residents can enjoy an opportunity to live among peers, in a community with others of similar ages and interests. Residents’ quarters consist of private living spaces, each with their own kitchen. The independence of apartment life is still enjoyed, offering opportunities to socialize with guests and visitors in a private and personal setting. While policies differ between communities, a number of residences allow pets as well. If residents decide they would like to utilize the services of private medical providers, they may always do so. There are a variety of expenses and advantages to balance while choosing an independent living community. It is important to figure out if these amenities are covered in your service plan: housekeeping, transportation, move-in fee, wellness program, initial assessment fee, internet access, Waiting list deposit, and parking. The benefits and amenities associated with independent living include concierge services, private rental hall, community activities, healthcare center, transportation, game/TV room, security guards, and fitness center & swimming pool.

Demographics and Values

Currently, the population of Wheat Ridge consists of 31,294 people. Wheat Ridge has a population density of 1,293 people per square mile. In terms of education, 25.2% have a high-school diploma, 12.9% have a graduate degree, and 34.8% have a college degree. In Wheat Ridge, 9.2% do not have health insurance, 14.7% have some form of disability, 66.0% participate in the labor force, and 11.4% live in poverty. Racially, the population of Wheat Ridge is 2.9% other or not specified, 0.8% black, 4.6% mixed race, 89.0% white, 1.0% Native American, 1.7% Asian, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 20.9% Hispanic. Out of the total city population, 52.5% are female and 47.5% are male. The median age of Wheat Ridge is 42 years old. In Wheat Ridge, 9.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States armed forces.

Cost of Living

Senior living community price is influenced by the destination where it is located. Monthly, the median cost of rent in Wheat Ridge is around $1,149 per month and the median value of a house in Wheat Ridge is $306,843. The rent burden for Wheat Ridge is about 18.7% of the average person’s monthly income.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

Overall, Colorado ranks 10th out of all states in quality of life and 12th in healthcare. In total, Colorado has 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are Poudre Valley Hospital, Mercy Regional Medical Center, and Centura Health-Penrose St. Francis Health Services. Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 31st in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, Colorado has a cost of living index rating of 106, a grocery index rating of 103, and a housing index rating of 119.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 43% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. The median age in the state is 37, and 27% of the population is 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. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of April at around 4.53 inches. 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. The average high winter temperature is around 53F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of December at around 79%. 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 berry shrubs, lichens, conifers thrive, and aspen. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the the lark bunting, the salmon, or the bullhead deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Colorado

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