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  • Balfour at Riverfront Park

    Balfour at Riverfront Park

    1500 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202
    (6)
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    The park on one side, the city on the other. You at the center of it all, living life to the fullest. Balfour at Riverfront Park is one of our Denver retirement communities, and fronts the 17-acre downtown Commons and Confluence Parks, with the Platte River and Cherry Creek nearby. And just steps...

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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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  • Sunrise at Cherry Creek

    Sunrise at Cherry Creek

    251 South Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO 80246
    (41)
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    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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  • Brookdale Lowry

    Brookdale Lowry

    150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO 80230
    (69)
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    Savor a Rich and Full Life If 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 great...

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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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  • Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Stapleton

    Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Stapleton

    2979 Uinta Street, Denver, CO 80238
    (1)
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    The Balfour at Stapleton community incorporates all we have learned from our nearly 20 years of developing and operating senior housing in Colorado. Offering assisted living and memory care accommodations, found in all Balfour’s retirement communities in Denver, CO, paired with our signature...

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  • Serenity House VII

    Serenity House VII

    2337 So. Forest Drive, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House III

    Serenity House III

    2480 S. Holly Street, Denver, CO 80222
    (7)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House V

    Serenity House V

    3068 South Kearney Street, Denver, CO 80222
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House I

    Serenity House I

    3075 Carter Circle, Denver, CO 80222
    (8)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Brookdale Denver

    Brookdale Denver

    2500 South Roslyn Street, Denver, CO 80231
    (42)
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    The Life You’ve Always Wanted What 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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  • HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    6383 E. Girard Place, Denver, CO 80222
    (44)
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    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...

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  • Brookdale Pinehurst Park

    Brookdale Pinehurst Park

    3790 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80236
    (21)
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    A Life Well Lived Regardless of where your family member is on life’s journey, they deserve to enjoy the same wonderful quality of life as everyone else. At our memory care community in Denver, Colorado, each senior experiences the love and kindness of a care team member who gently guides them...

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  • Sunrise at Pinehurst

    Sunrise at Pinehurst

    5195 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO 80236
    (18)
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    Located just minutes from a lovely country club and golf course, Sunrise at Pinehurst is five minutes from a shopping center in a nice, residential setting.  We pride ourselves in our excellent ability to care for a wide array of care needs in an environment that is warm and homey. Step into a...

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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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  • Belleview Suites at DTC

    Belleview Suites at DTC

    4901 S Monaco St, Denver, CO 80237
    (38)
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    Belleview Suites at DTC offers assisted living and Alzheimer's and Dementia Care options in Denver, Colorado. We are nearby many shops, restaurants, parks and the Cherry Creek Reservoir. Our beautiful community offers five different floor plans for residents to choose from, ranging from a private...

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  • Spring Ridge Park Assisted Living

    Spring Ridge Park Assisted Living

    5361 W 26th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80214
    (9)
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    Spring Ridge Park is licensed assisted living campus exclusively for adults experiencing irreversible memory loss due to Alzheimer's Disease or another type of organically caused dementia. We believe our residents sense of personal identity and self-respect in paramount to their happiness. Their...

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  • Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    Lakewood Reserve, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    555 South Pierce Street, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (55)
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    A community in the mountainside city of Lakewood, Colorado, in Jefferson County.

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  • Serenity House VI

    Serenity House VI

    3235 South High Street, Englewood, CO 80113
    (7)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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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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  • Lakewood Memory Care

    Lakewood Memory Care

    8201 W Jewell Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80232
    (7)
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    Thank you for your interest in our community. We understand that there are many factors and emotions to consider when choosing a respite or memory care community. With our myriad of available options, our team is here to help you through the decision process. Lakewood Memory Care is structured so...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Hoyt Street

    Serenity House Assisted Living Hoyt Street

    155 South Hoyt Street, Lakewood, CO 80226
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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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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  • Brookdale Lakewood

    Brookdale Lakewood

    3151 South Wadsworth Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80227
    (48)
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    Fewer Worries, More Joy Discover a new independence at our beautiful assisted living and memory care community in Lakewood, Colorado. Here you can trade in the monotonous chores of cooking, cleaning and maintaining a house for a lifestyle that allows you to pursue the retirement of your dreams.  You...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Applewood

    Serenity House Assisted Living Applewood

    11975 W 22nd Place, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (16)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Mountain Vista Retirement Community

    Mountain Vista Retirement Community

    4800 Tabor St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    (8)
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    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 to...

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  • Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    Applewood Place, A Juniper Senior Living Community

    2800 Youngfield Street, Lakewood, CO 80215
    (50)
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    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...

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  • Juniper Village at Aurora

    Juniper Village at Aurora

    11901 East Mississippi Avenue, Aurora, CO 80012
    (28)
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    Our community is purposefully built for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related Dementias. Our Wellspring Memory Care program offers a life-affirming, theraputic environment where we emphasize strengths and support wellness. Home to approximately 52 individuals. Each house opens on to the...

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  • Dorothy's Soft Touch

    Dorothy's Soft Touch

    1139 Tucson Street, Aurora, CO 80011
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    DOROTHY'S SOFT TOUCH 'WHERE ANGELS WATCH OVER YOUR LOVED ONES' Dorothy's Soft Touch Assisted Living home is licensed by the Colorado State Health Department. This loving ranch style home is located in a quiet residential community in Aurora, Colorado. This home features a spacious living room, a...

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  • Brookdale Green Mountain

    Brookdale Green Mountain

    12791 West Alameda Parkway, Lakewood, CO 80228
    (30)
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    Holistic Living Living a holistic live encompasses more than your physical well-being. Whether you are part of our assisted living, memory care or skilled nursing and rehabilitation community in Lakewood, Colorado, you will enjoy programs and activities designed to cultivate wellness in your body,...

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  • Brookdale Arvada

    Brookdale Arvada

    7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005
    (44)
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    The Care You Deserve Tucked 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...

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  • Brookdale Aurora

    Brookdale Aurora

    1860 South Potomac, Aurora, CO 80012
    (40)
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    This Is The Good Life We may be an assisted living and memory care community in Aurora, Colorado. But we’re also a family. When you gather around the fireplace with your new friends to exchange stories, share a meal in the dining room, and participate in community events and activities together,...

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  • Springwood Retirement

    Springwood Retirement

    6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004
    (44)
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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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  • New Dawn Memory Care of Aurora

    New Dawn Memory Care of Aurora

    2000 S Blackhawk St, Aurora, CO 80014
    (18)
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    What makes New Dawn different: • Nurse on site 24 hours a day • Diabetic Management • Hospice • Special Diets of all kinds with dietician consult • Medical Director and Rounding Physicians • 1:4 Staffing Ratio which is the best in the industry • ...

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  • Sunrise At Orchard

    Sunrise At Orchard

    5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO 80121
    (39)
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    Sunrise at Orchard has beautiful gardens and walking paths. Step into a Sunrise Assisted Living community and you can't help but feel at home. We stop at nothing to make your experience warm and inviting, from our homelike exterior architecture, to our comfortable community areas and choice of...

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  • Highline Place

    Highline Place

    6767 S Broadway, Littleton, CO 80122
    (32)
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    Highline Place is an assisted living community located in Littleton, Colorado, in Arapahoe County. A friendly environment where you will always feel safe and respected, Highline Place is a wonderful choice for your new home. Littleton has something for everybody, and is a peaceful and charming city...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Kit Carson

    Serenity House Assisted Living Kit Carson

    6770 S Kit Carson East, Centennial, CO 80122
    (8)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Sunrise of Westminster

    Sunrise of Westminster

    10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80031
    (27)
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    Just east of Highway 36 and minutes from Boulder to the north and Metro Denver to the south, Sunrise of Westminster overlooks the majestic Rocky Mountains to the west, affording spectacular views of the sunset. Our one-story cottage-style community enables all our residents, especially those using...

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  • Willowbrook Place

    Willowbrook Place

    5275 S. Kipling Parkway, Littleton, CO 80127
    (29)
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    As part of Anthem Memory Care, we are exclusively devoted to the needs of those with any sort of dementia, including Alzheimer's. This is all we do 24/7. Our attributes include: Variety of comfortable community areas, including a choice of elegant community dining rooms, media, television and...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton

    5344 South Kipling Parkway, Littleton, CO 80127
    (7)
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    MorningStar of Littleton Called to Serve MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Littleton in Littleton, Colorado, celebrates and elevates life for those who taught the rest of us how to live: our seniors, men and women through whom America was preserved and strengthened. MorningStar of...

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  • Greenridge Place

    Greenridge Place

    7700 W 101st Avenue, Westminster, CO 80021
    (26)
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    GreenRidge Place is currently under construction with an opening date planned for mid February. The community is dedicated to the needs of families and individuals on a journey through Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. When residents join GreenRidge Place, they don't just have a new place...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Portland Drive

    Serenity House Assisted Living Portland Drive

    5286 W. Portland Drive, Littleton, CO 80128
    (4)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Hinsdale

    Serenity House Assisted Living Hinsdale

    3197 E Hinsdale Ave, Centennial, CO 80122
    (3)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Centennial

    Serenity House Assisted Living Centennial

    2947 East Drycreek Place, Centennial, CO 80122
    (5)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House VIII

    Serenity House VIII

    5750 S Kenton Way, Englewood, CO 80111
    (2)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House II

    Serenity House II

    10760 E. Ida Court, Englewood, CO 80111
    (9)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Chelsea Place Memory Care

    14055 E Quincy Avenue, Aurora, CO 80015
    (56)
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    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 designed...

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  • Serenity House Assisted Living Littleton

    Serenity House Assisted Living Littleton

    5310 W Geddes Ave, Littleton, CO 80128
    (9)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Serenity House IV

    Serenity House IV

    5841 South Kingston Way, Englewood, CO 80111
    (4)
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    Serenity House Assisted Living, winner of the State Health Department 'Best Practice' award is one of the largest residential care home providers in Colorado. With 17 locations in Denver, Englewood, Centennial, Lakewood, and Littleton, Serenity House is able to offer its residents the best of all...

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  • Brookdale Greenwood Village

    Brookdale Greenwood Village

    6450 South Boston Street, Greenwood Village, CO 80111
    (18)
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    Quality Care, No Matter Where Life Leads Nestled within a quiet residential community in Greenwood Village, Colorado, you’ll find a warm and welcoming community of assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing and rehabilitation residents striving to embrace their golden years with everything...

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Denver, Colorado

Nursing Homes

A nursing home facility provides room and board to at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its occupants with 24-hour care by registered nurses. These nurses offer care for those who cannot care for themselves.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfy living option for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly take in persons 55 and greater which is uncommon for other senior care types.Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, medically-related social services, routine personal hygiene items, and nursing and related services to residents. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to make complaints, exercise your rights as a U.S. citizen, be free from abuse and neglect, and form or participate in resident groups. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal comfort items, flowers and plants, and a private room, unless medically needed. Examples of amenities and servicesoffered at nursing homes might include skilled nursing or medical care, help with legal questions, friendly visitor programs, and monitoring serious illness and unstable health status. A significant portion of nursing home inhabitants are persons who require assistance with daily tasks such as walking, experience difficulty with vision and hearing, have incontinence issues, or have mental or physical disabilities.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major factor when choosing which community works best. The rent burden for Denver is about 19.4% of the average person's monthly income. Monthly, the median price for rent in Denver is $1,372 and the median home value for Denver is around $322,837.

Demographics and Values

Racially, the population of Denver is 76.9% white, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.6% Asian, 30.5% Hispanic, 9.5% black, 1.0% Native American, 5.5% other or not specified, and 3.4% mixed race. Based on gender, 50.0% are female and 50.0% are male. The median age of Denver is 34 years old. Of the population of Denver 46.5% have a college degree, 17.6% have a high-school diploma, and 18.1% have a graduate degree. Denver has a population density of 1,774 people per square mile. In Denver, 5.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military. In Denver, 9.6% have some form of disability, 11.5% do not have health insurance, 15.1% live in poverty, and 71.1% participate in the labor force.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

Residents of Colorado enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 31st in the United States. 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. There are 92 hospitals and 162 health centers that service 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 quality of life enjoyed by the average Colorado citizen is ranked 10th nation-wide. Additionally, Colorado is ranked 12th by healthcare standards.

Social demographics of the state

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. In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 37, and 27% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The average air quality index rating in Colorado is 44.4 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.9 AQI. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Colorado is around 1.32 inches. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 26°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53°F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around -8°F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 96°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 31°F during the month of June. 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 lichens, aspen, berry shrubs, and shrubs. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the mountain lion, the kokanee, the bullhead deers, or the antelope. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.