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Senior housing types near Wheat Ridge, CO

  • Avenida Lakewood

    Avenida Lakewood

    11001 W 15th Place, Lakewood, CO 80215
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    Nestled between Downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains, Avenida Lakewood offers a new kind of senior apartment living. Located in Lakewood, Colorado, their community is tailor-made for active adults age 55 and better seeking a maintenance-free, service-enriched lifestyle. Their one and two bedroom...

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  • The Courtyard At Lakewood

    The Courtyard At Lakewood

    7100 West 13th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214
    (54)
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    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 several...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Westland

    Brookdale Meridian Westland

    10695 West 17th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (23)
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    The Luxury of Independence Nestled within the charming city of Lakewood, Colorado, you’ll discover an independent living community that feels more like a resort. Brimming with luxury services and amenities like an on-campus bistro, putting green, billiards room, and more, you can soak up the best...

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  • Westhaven Apartment Homes

    Westhaven Apartment Homes

    1430 Nelson Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (10)
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    Something special has arrived... Lakewood's best kept secret for ages 55 and better! Nestled in the heart of Lakewood... Located in a quiet friendly residential neighborhood with a wealth of amenities, The Westhaven Apartment Homes place you within minutes of everything the Greater Metro area has...

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  • The Gardens at St. Elizabeth

    2835 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
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    The Gardens at St. Elizabeth Senior Living Community is located in historic northwest Denver, convenient to many of Denver's cultural attractions. The Gardens' on-site Christ the King Chapel was built in 1897, and offers daily Mass and Rosary plus a weekly non-denominational service. Many of the...

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  • Lakewood Estates

    Lakewood Estates

    8585 West Dakota Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (48)
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    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,...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Arvada

    Brookdale Meridian Arvada

    9555 West 59th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80004
    (22)
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    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 has...

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  • Kipling Meadows

    Kipling Meadows

    7175 Kipling Street, Arvada, CO 80004
    (41)
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    Arvada Estates is situated in a quiet tree-lined neighborhood of historic Arvada Colorado, a suburb of Denver, the Mile High City. Arvada, the site of the first documented discovery of gold in the Rocky Mountain region and established in 1870, is nestled in the western foothills of the majestic...

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  • Springwood Retirement

    6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004
    (45)
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    At Springwood Retirement Community, you will feel welcome and comfortable as soon as you enter our 15 acre Campus. With mature and lush landscaping surrounding our main three-story building, you'll enjoy the park like setting, complete with an outside patio overlooking a pond and a large atrium...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

    Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

    1805 South Balsam Street, Lakewood, CO 80232
    (27)
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    How does a retirement with fewer chores and more adventures sound? We’ll take care of the chores while you focus on what you want to do.  Here at our continuing care retirement community (CCRC) with both independent living and skilled nursing, if you or your spouse need more care later, you’ll have...

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  • The Grove at Stapleton

    The Grove at Stapleton

    2980 N Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80238
    (1)
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    Limited availability on luxury active living senior homes. Experience a nationally recognized lifestyle offering, the SUN Program, with refreshing and unique amenity spaces. Steps away from Stapleton's Founder's Green, top eateries, and local parks, the Grove at Stapleton is premier living in a...

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  • Overture Stapleton  55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture Stapleton 55+ Apartment Homes

    8133 E 29th Pl, Denver, CO 80238
    (2)
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    With so much going on in the heart of Stapleton, you’re smart enough to know where to look first. To seek out a worry-free apartment that serves as a starting point for your life, rather than filling your days with the tasks of ownership and maintenance. To focus on everything that matters most, now...

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  • Brookdale Parkplace

    Brookdale Parkplace

    111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218
    (38)
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    Excellent Quality of Life With 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...

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  • Lakeview Senior Living

    Lakeview Senior Living

    7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227
    (48)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Welcome to Lakeview Senior Living...

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  • Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

    Overture 9th + Co 55+ Apartment Homes

    4205 E. 10th Avenue, Denver, CO 80220
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    NOW OPEN! MOVE IN TODAY! Your life is on track. Now’s the time to experience a carefree lifestyle that lets you do what you really want, when you want. That’s the true spirit of independence at Overture. Here, you can focus on your passions, discover new interests, bond with new friends and so much...

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  • MorningStar Senior Living of Arvada

    MorningStar Senior Living of Arvada

    17351 W 64th Ave, Arvada, CO 80007
    (1)
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    Independent and Assisted Living at its Best! MorningStar of Arvada is an independent and assisted living community ideally situated on 1.5 acres, encircled by historic Golden with nearby Arvada Reservoir. MorningStar of Arvada is dedicated to creating a true home, where your retirement years can be...

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  • Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

    Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

    9560 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031
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    Located just minutes from Westminster Center Park with convenient access to the Denver-Boulder Turnpike, Atria Westminster is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of...

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  • Clear Creek Commons - 55 or Better

    Clear Creek Commons - 55 or Better

    1027 Washington Ave, Golden, CO 80401
    (3)
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    Your options for eats and treats are endless. Walk out our doors and be welcomed by many of Golden's fantastic eateries. Coffee, fine dining, ice cream and pizza, are just the beginning! The Golden farmer's market offers fresh produce as you take a bike ride or take a hike upward the Clear Creek....

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  • Brookdale University Park

    Brookdale University Park

    2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80210
    (24)
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    Tucked between Englewood and Glendale on Denver’s southern edge, the independent and assisted living seniors at our community have decided to trade in the responsibilities of home maintenance for the retirement of their dreams. If you’re ready to give up your chores and let someone else take care of...

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  • Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    3455 S Corona St, Englewood, CO 80113
    (26)
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    Our team stands out by having a continued personal and emotional investment in our community, residents and staff.' Offering breathtaking mountain vistas and panoramic views of the city of Denver, The Meridian is conveniently located adjacent to Swedish Medical Center, off Hamden Avenue and...

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  • Springbrooke Senior Living

    Springbrooke Senior Living

    6800 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO 80224
    (41)
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    Springbrooke Retirement and Assisted Living has a bold, updated look without sacrificing old fashioned values. LOCAL OWNERSHIP allows us to deliver first-class services and amenities at an affordable monthly fee! Offering 90 Independent Living, 37 Assisted Living and 15 secure Memory Care...

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  • Epoque Golden (Now Open)

    Epoque Golden (Now Open)

    1175 Newstar Way, Golden, CO 80403
    (2)
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    Epoque Golden Apartments in Golden Colorado, is where the perfect location meets a one-of-a-kind 55+ luxury community. Find yourself submerged in the most beautiful mountain views, surrounded by hundreds of acres of local parks. Enjoy luxury senior living in Golden, as you explore top attractions...

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  • Residences at University Hills, Senior Residences for those 62+

    Residences at University Hills, Senior Residences for those 62+

    2775 South Brook Drive, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Greetings! Thank you so much for your interest in our community! One person in the household has to be 62 years of age and some of our apartments are income restricted. Our property is brand new and just opened April 2, 2014, we are an Independent community with 101 new and modern apartments. Our...

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  • Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

    Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

    11180 Irving Dr, Westminster, CO 80031
    (16)
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    Keystone Place offers Independent living, Assisted living and Memory Care apartments. Our community is located on eight acres at the southwest corner of West 112th and Federal Boulevard in a highly desirable neighborhood in Westminster, Colorado. Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge offers 160 apartments...

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  • Atria Englewood NOW OPEN

    Atria Englewood NOW OPEN

    3555 S Clarkson St, Englewood, CO 80113
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    Conveniently located downtown near the Museum of Outdoor Arts and adjacent to the Swedish Medical Center, Atria Englewood is a vibrant community designed to help older people enjoy the benefits of an active lifestyle – and experience greater well-being. This inviting residence offers a selection of...

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  • Vita Littleton

    Vita Littleton

    2100 West Littleton Blvd, Littleton, CO 80120
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    Vita Littleton features one and two bedroom apartment homes with luxury amenities for adults 55+. Our brand gorgeous apartments in Littleton feature designer finishes, quartz countertops, high-end kitchens with gas ranges, energy efficient stainless steel appliances and private balconies or patios...

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  • The Courtyards at Mountain View

    The Courtyards at Mountain View

    8101 E Mississippi Ave, Denver, CO 80247
    (21)
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    Washer/Dryer in each Independent Living apartment All Day Dining community Bakes From Scratch community An upscale Flagship community for senior living Intellectual programming in addition to Arts & Crafts 2 gorgeous flower courtyards with multi-tiered fountain Outdoor dining area On site Barber &...

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  • Sky Pointe Retirement Resort (Now Open)

    Sky Pointe Retirement Resort (Now Open)

    5842 S Taft St, Littleton, CO 80127
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    Engage, Enjoy and Live! Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life. Sky Pointe Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community coming to Littleton, CO late 2018. Sky Pointe offers...

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  • Pinewood Lodge

    Pinewood Lodge

    200 South Ironton St, Aurora, CO 80012
    (7)
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    Pinewood Lodge offers the ambiance and comfort of a luxury mountain resort style community with convenience of an urban lifestyle – and all for people 62 years of age or older (income limits apply). The development features generously sized one and two bedroom apartments filled with amenities and...

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  • Sunrise at FlatIrons

    400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021
    (43)
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    Sunrise at FlatIrons is a resort-style Sunrise Senior Living community located at 400 Summit Blvd in Broomfield, Colorado. Situated between the upscale Flatirons Crossing Mall and the Omni Interlocken Golf Course, Sunrise at FlatIrons offers a lifestyle free from the worries of home maintenance, an...

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  • Brookdale Tamarac Square

    Brookdale Tamarac Square

    8030 East Girard Avenue, Denver, CO 80231
    (25)
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    The Retirement of Your Dreams Tucked 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 to...

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  • The Carillon at Belleview Station

    The Carillon at Belleview Station

    4855 S Niagara St, Denver, CO 80237
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    The Carillon at Belleview Station has everything you would expect from a senior care community and more. Yes, we have assisted living, but it's a bit more personalized and flexible. And yes, we have memory care, but it's a bit more comprehensive and thoughtful. But to really see who we are, it's...

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  • Quincy Place

    Quincy Place

    7200 East Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80237
    (46)
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    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...

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  • Bella Vita

    Bella Vita

    1470 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80012
    (4)
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    Luxurious apartment living for those 55 and better. Whether you're still in the workforce or you've retired, enjoy a home without headaches. Let us introduce you to a new level of luxury senior living at Bella Vita. Convenience is Included at Bella Vita Simple is beautiful. Every day living is...

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  • Harvard Square

    Harvard Square

    10200 E Harvard Ave, Denver, CO 80231
    (78)
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    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...

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  • Highland Trail

    Highland Trail

    5085 West 136th Avenue, Broomfield, CO 80023
    (60)
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    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 covers: ...

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  • St. Andrew's Village

    St. Andrew's Village

    13801 E Yale Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
    (6)
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    St. Andrew’s Village is a pet-friendly independent living and assisted living community for seniors age 62 and over in the Denver metropolitan area. We offer private one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom apartments along with the security of knowing that our staff is available 24 hours a day....

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  • Garden Plaza of Aurora

    Garden Plaza of Aurora

    14221 E Evans Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
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    We offer a resort style worry free lifestyle. Complete with all day dining, events, concerts, educational programs, 24 hour staff and security, transportation, weekly housekeeping, basic cable, wifi, and phone service with free long distance. Our apartments range from studios up to two bedrooms,...

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  • Cherry Creek Retirement Village

    Cherry Creek Retirement Village

    14555 E Hampden Ave, Aurora, CO 80014
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    "Committed to helping you live a vibrant, carefree lifestyle." At Cherry Creek, we are dedicated to providing our residents with five-star service, elegant amenities and the freedom to maintain an active lifestyle. Our caring professional staff is here to lavish you with attention while respecting...

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  • Vi at Highlands Ranch

    Vi at Highlands Ranch

    2850 Classic Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
    (3)
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    Welcome to Vi at Highlands Ranch, the only Type A retirement community in Colorado. Our Life Plan Community, also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), provides residents with assisted and independent living as well as a continuum of care on-site. Located on 25 acres of sprawling...

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  • Balfour Retirement Community

    Balfour Retirement Community

    1855 Plaza Dr, Louisville, CO 80027
    (15)
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    The Balfour Way – Our Approach At Balfour, life is all about having extraordinary choices. Our communities are well-regarded for their comfortable elegance and for the individualized quality of life. But it’s our dedication to service, innovation, and respect that truly define The Balfour Way. At...

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  • Affinity at Lafayette

    Affinity at Lafayette

    860 West Baseline Rd, Lafayette, CO 80026
    (1)
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    At Affinity at Lafayette we’ve created a new kind of 55+ lifestyle community for people who are ambitious about the years ahead and aren’t willing to compromise their freedom. Rents start at $1,342, which includes everything: utilities, WiFi, expanded television services, swimming pool, hot tub,...

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  • V-Esprit

    V-Esprit

    5240 South Shalom Park Circle, Aurora, CO 80015
    (2)
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    Discover maintenance free living at V-Esprit active adult community . Located in the Centennial, Parker and South East Aurora area (close to Cherry Creek State Park), V-Esprit offers apartments and patio homes for lease on a beautiful 14-acre campus with walking paths with amazing mountain views....

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  • Brookdale Meridian Boulder

    Brookdale Meridian Boulder

    801 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder, CO 80305
    (7)
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    Cultivate Your Best Years Step through our front doors and discover an independent living community unlike any other. Our worry-free seniors enjoy all the luxuries of a resort combined with the peace of mind that comes from knowing our staff is available to tend to everything from cooking and...

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  • Parkside Village Retirement Resort

    Parkside Village Retirement Resort

    14501 E Crestline Dr, Aurora, CO 80015
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    Engage, Enjoy and Live! Affordable, lavish & amenity filled independent living made simple. Let us take care of your needs, so you can enjoy the important things in life. Parkside Village Retirement Resort is a beautiful new Resort Lifestyle Community in Aurora,CO ea. Parkside Village offers an...

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  • Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

    Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

    10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134
    (50)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Lincoln Meadows is the premier...

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  • The Carillon at Boulder Creek

    The Carillon at Boulder Creek

    2525 Taft Drive, Boulder, CO 80302
    (6)
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    Live. It is all up to you. With a full slate of fun activities, health and wellness and travel programs, dining options, and the proximity of downtown Boulder, the University and lively Pearl Street, there are choices galore at The Carillon at Boulder Creek. Fill your days with the richness of...

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  • Brookdale North Boulder

    Brookdale North Boulder

    3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
    (45)
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    Pursue Your Best Years When 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...

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  • Inglenook At Brighton

    Inglenook At Brighton

    2195 East Egbert Street, Brighton, CO 80601
    (28)
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    Welcome to Inglenook at Brighton! One of the most important influences on your overall health and happiness is your living environment. Inglenook at Brighton is a retirement community where you can enjoy an independent, yet secure lifestyle, pursuing new interests and expanding your circle of...

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  • Legacy Village of Castle Pines

    Legacy Village of Castle Pines

    535 W Castle Pines Parkway, Castle Pines, CO 80108
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    Premier Senior Living in Castle Pines, Colorado Welcome to Legacy Village of Castle Pines. Conveniently located just 20 miles south of Denver, in one of Colorado's most upscale neighborhoods, Legacy Village is a premier provider of senior living services in Douglas County. Legacy Village of Castle...

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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.