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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Boulder nursing home, our senior living advisors can help. The term “nursing home” is often used interchangeably with assisted living or other senior housing options; but a nursing home is a skilled nursing facility for individuals with serious, debilitating short- or long-term health issues. So even the best nursing homes in Boulder, CO may not be right for seniors who don’t require round-the-clock care.

We can help you determine if a skilled nursing facility in Boulder or another care type is right for you. Browse 115 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Boulder.

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Sunrise of Boulder

3955 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.1
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Sunrise of Boulder is nestled in a quiet neighborhood with gorgeous mountain views next to a city park and bike path. All our rooms are conveniently located on the first floor, and our decor is arts-and-crafts with a ski lodge/cottage appeal.Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you...

Brookdale Boulder Creek

3375 34th Street, Boulder, CO 80301

4.2
(18 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Living Life To The FullestTucked in the charming and scenic town of Boulder, Colorado, you’ll find a wonderful assisted living community full of men and women who inspire you to wake up each morning and live life to the fullest. Free from the burdens of home maintenance and chores, you can fill...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Boulder

575 Tantra Dr, Boulder, CO 80305

2.8
(19 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

MorningStar Assisted Living and Memory Care of Boulder represents the finest assisted living Boulder or Longmont CO has to offer. Having opened our doors and hearts in September 2015, we are dedicated to giving our residents a carefree lifestyle of comfort, wellness and community. Beautifully...

The Carillon at Boulder Creek

2525 Taft Drive, Boulder, CO 80302

4.4
(8 reviews)

1 Bed, 2 Bed

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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The Mary Sandoe House

1244 Gillaspie Drive, Boulder, CO 80305

0.8
(2 reviews)

1 Bed

The Mary Sandoe House is the first Assisted Living in Boulder and Mary Sandoe had a desire to help others in the community in 1979. We are a small and cozy 24 residence in beautiful South Boulder with a great view of the Flat Irons that is central to shopping centers, library and bus. Residents...

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...

Seven Lakes Memory Care

1990 Pikes Peak Dr, Loveland, CO 80538

4.8
(70 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Seven Lakes Memory Care is located in beautiful Loveland, Colorado. We offer full memory care services to our residents experiencing Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss. We provide a comfortable home-like community with four neighborhoods. Each neighborhood has 12 apartments, a large living...

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...

Chelsea Place Memory Care

14055 E Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO 80015

4.8
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Located in Aurora, Colorado, Chelsea Place is an Anthem Memory Care community. Anthem Memory Care is a company committed to addressing the needs of seniors afflicted by Alzheimer's and other dementias through focused and specialized care. Each Anthem Memory Care communities is strategically...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Sunrise at FlatIrons

400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021

4.0
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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,...

Montage Hills

2500 S Roslyn St, Denver, CO 80231

3.9
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

The Life You’ve Always WantedWhat does it mean to pursue a life of purpose and meaning? When you are a resident here at our assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Denver, Colorado, you have ample opportunity to find out. Our seniors enjoy a host of...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
Complete guide to nursing homes

Boulder, Colorado

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community provides lodging to at least two persons who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home community offers its residents 24-hour care by registered nurses. These nurses provide care for people who are unable to adequately take care of themselves.

This type of community is a helpful and easy care option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually take in persons 55 and above (a rarity in the world of senior care).The most common mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can cloud their and familiarity, decision making capabilities, and memory recall. Nursing homes are required to provide emergency dental services, room and bed maintenance services, pharmaceutical services, and routine personal hygiene items to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to participate in activities, make complaints, spend time with visitors, and get proper medical care. Many inhabitants are bachelors or widows who have smaller social support groups, and about half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Many occupants of nursing homes are with , which can encompass verbal antagonism, resisting aid, or experiencing a desire to wander.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic illnesses or those needing treatment, proximity to hospitals might be a key factor in deciding which care home best meets their needs. The top hospitals in Boulder include Foothills Hospital. In total, there is one hospital located in Boulder which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the city in which it is located. Boulder has a median home value of about $600,120 and the median cost of rent is $1,560 per month per month. The rent burden for Boulder is about 18.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Boulder has a cost of living index of 186.9 based on an average of 100, where any score above 100 is costlier than said average. Boulder has a grocery price index of about 95.5.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, climate and weather are the most significant influence in determining a home that’s right for your loved one’s needs. In the summer, the average temperature in Boulder is around 73F. The summer high temperature is at roughly 92F in July. The low summer temperature falls to about 54F in June. In winter, the average temp drops to approximately 33F. The winter high will rise to roughly 50F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is around 17 F during the month of December. Monthly, Boulder receives about 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation normally occurs in November with an average of 3 inches in a month. Boulder receives on average 71.10 inches of snow. The average air quality index rating in Boulder is around 54.1. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score is at its max level in the month of December at around 89.2. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The average humidity level for Boulder is roughly 36%. Humidity levels peak during the month of December at around 52%. Boulder has a cold semi-arid type of climate.

Demographics and Values

In terms of crime, Boulder has 28.3 property crimes per 1000 residents and 2.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Out of the total city population, 52.1% are male and 47.9% are female. The median age of Boulder is 29 years old. In Boulder, 19.4% of the population are over the age of 55, 8.5% are over the age of 60, 3.9% are over the age of 70, and 2.9% are over the age of 80. Racially, the population of Boulder is 9.3% Hispanic, 87.9% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 0.3% Native American, 1.7% other or not specified, 3.5% mixed race, 1.1% black, and 5.3% Asian. In Boulder, 3.7% of the people are veterans of the United States military. Boulder is considered very friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Boulder 20.7% practice Catholicism, 7.1% practice another Christian faith, and 3.1% are Lutherans. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Boulder, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 0.7% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.1% practice Islam. In Boulder, 57.9% are nonbelievers. In Boulder, 5.3% do not have health insurance, 66.6% participate in the labor force, 2.7% consider themselves widows, and 6.8% have some form of disability. During the previous presidential election, 70.3% voted Democrat, 7.7% voted for a third party candidate, and 22.0% voted Republican in Boulder county. Boulder has a population density of 1,573 people per square mile. The current population of Boulder is shrinking at a rate of -0.005%. Of the population of Boulder 39.0% have a graduate degree, 73.8% have a college degree, and 7.1% have a high-school diploma.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. 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. Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. Overall, Colorado ranks 10th out of all states in quality of life and 12th in healthcare. 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

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 non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-26%, Mainline Protestant-15%, and Historically Black Protestant-2%. In Colorado there are 148 masonic lodges. In terms of diversity, Colorado ranks 18th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 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. 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 temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. 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 aspen, berry shrubs, berry shrubs, and conifers thrive. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the salmon, the bullhead deers, the antelope, or the mule deers. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

Disclosure: A Place for Mom refers to "nursing home" here generally as an umbrella term to include assisted living facilities. It is not used to indicate that the facility meets official state requirements for level of care of a skilled nursing facility, as defined in that particular jurisdiction.

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