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If you’re considering moving your loved one into a Lakewood 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 Lakewood, 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 Lakewood or another care type is right for you. Browse 107 senior living options near you to see the variety available, or contact us to learn more about elderly homes in Lakewood.

Nursing Homes near Lakewood, Colorado

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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.

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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...

Lincoln Meadows Senior Living

10001 South Oswego Street, Parker, CO 80134

4.0
(65 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...

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...

Sunrise At Orchard

5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO 80121

3.7
(46 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Springwood Retirement

6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO 80004

3.7
(48 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Springbrooke Senior Living

6800 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO 80224

4.0
(45 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Atria Longmont

2310 9th Avenue, Longmont, CO 80503

4.3
(41 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Nestled beneath the majestic Rocky Mountains and Longs Peak, Atria Longmont offers a luxurious, fulfilling lifestyle for discerning older adults. We are located near Golden Ponds Park, with easy access to the area's finest hospitals, entertainment and shopping. We also offer more than 200 social...

Brookdale University Park

2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80210

4.4
(40 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

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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
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Learn More About Nursing Homes in Lakewood, CO

Lakewood, west of Denver, offers residents all the resources and attractions of a modern, metropolitan city while being surrounded by a picturesque natural setting. Residents of Lakewood have easy access to shopping centers, healthcare facilities, and dining options to meet their daily needs, and can live an active lifestyle or celebrate an appreciation for nature in numerous nearby parks, like William Frederick Hayden Park or North Table Mountain Park.

Nursing homes — also called convalescent homes or skilled nursing facilities — in Lakewood are intended for seniors who require 24-hour monitoring and medical assistance. These communities are designed to promote independence among seniors who require constant nursing care to perform activities of daily living (ADLs), but do not require hospital-level care.

Cost of Nursing Homes in Lakewood, CO

The median monthly cost of a private nursing home room in 2020 was about $10,100 in the Lakewood area and $9,700 in the state of Colorado, according to Genworth.

Learn More About Lakewood, CO

Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Lakewood are rated 12 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are also rated below average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household Expenses Health Care Insurance Entertainment Grocery Clothing
88 99 84 81 90 83

Income and Housing

Median income age 45-64 Median income age 65+ Median household income Average individual income Median employee salary Average property tax One-bedroom apartment gross rent estimate
$67,889 per year $48,402 per year $60,521 per year $33,809 per year $46,480 per year $2,514 per year $1,031 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Lakewood include:

OrthoColorado Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 40+
  • Specialties: Joint replacement, spine surgery, inpatient surgery

Saint Anthony Hospital

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 230+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, physical therapy

Lutheran Medical Center

  • Facility type: Nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 280+
  • Specialties: Emergency department, ICU, joint replacement

Weather and Climate

Lakewood’s climate is classified as semi-arid continental, consisting of four distinct seasons, with most precipitation falling between April and August. The area is also subject to rapid changes in weather due to its inland location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. The average humidity level is 51%, and humidity levels are often highest during February at about 55%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January Average January Maximum January Minimum
28°F 44°F 13°F

July Average July Maximum July Minimum
70°F 86°F 55°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 114

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average Annual Precipitation: 17″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median age Percent of population over 65 Population Population Density Average Household Size
40 16.3% 152,484 3,566 per square mile 2.3

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan Native Asian Black Hispanic or Latino Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Two or More Races White (not Hispanic or Latino)
0.8% 3.6% 1.4% 23.0% <0.1% 3.4% 69.0%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the 2020 Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Lakewood: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 58/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Jefferson County

Democratic Republican Other
49.1% 42.1% 8.6%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Some of the most popular museums and historic sites in Lakewood include:

  • Colorado Railroad Museum
  • Molly Brown House Museum
  • The Stone House

Outdoor attractions in Lakewood:

  • Sister City Park, Belmar Park
  • Addenbrooke Park
  • William Frederick Hayden Park
  • Red Rocks Park
  • North Table Mountain Park

Lakewood’s top entertainment destinations and shopping districts are:

  • Lakewood Cultural Center
  • Red Rocks Amphitheatre
  • The Artists Choice
  • Holiday Arts and Pottery Sale
  • Belmar
  • Colorado Mills

Transportation

Lakewood Rides offers door-to-door transportation for residents at and over the age of 60 for grocery shopping, dining needs, medical appointments, and other personal errands. Taxis and rideshare services, like Uber and Lyft, are also available in Lakewood.

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.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Colorado

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