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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,...

Park Regency Thornton

12610 Hudson St., Thornton, CO 80241

3.8
(27 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Start a Vibrant Retirement: Assisted Living and Memory Care at Park Regency Thornton If you're looking for a tranquil but active assisted living or memory care community in the north Denver area, look no further. At Park Regency Thornton, a Bethesda Senior Living Community, experience inspired...

Bonaventure of Thornton

12281 Washington Center Pkwy, Thornton, CO 80241

(0 review)

1 Bed, 2 Bed, Studio

Atria Westminster NOW OPEN

9560 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO 80031

4.8
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

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Sunrise of Westminster

10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO 80020

4.3
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Legend at Broomfield

12600 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020

4.0
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Legend is an assisted living and memory care residence dedicated to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services designed to enhance the quality of life for those we serve. We remain dedicated to those who entrust their housing and...

San Marino Retirement Community

5000 W 75th Ave, Westminster, CO 80030

4.8
(4 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Balfour Assisted Living & Memory Care Central Park

2979 Uinta Street, Denver, CO 80238

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

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...

Brookdale Greeley

1999 West 38th Avenue, Greeley, CO 80634

3.7
(11 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ready For An Active Retirement?If you’re on the search for an active and vibrant assisted living community in Greeley, Colorado, you’ve found it. We offer all the comforts and amenities of home without the burdens of chores and maintenance, freeing you up to live a rich and full retirement. Now...

The Retreat at Church Ranch

10190 Wadsworth Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021

4.0
(2 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Greenridge Place

7700 W 101st Avenue, Westminster, CO 80021

4.4
(31 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Arvada

7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005

4.2
(60 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...

Balfour at Riverfront Park

1500 Little Raven St, Denver, CO 80202

3.4
(9 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Balfour Interiors teamed with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP (RAMSA) to bring Balfour at Riverfront Park to life. For personal pampering, there’s a heated saltwater pool, steam room, and a full-service salon and spa with fully appointed lounges for men and women.Balfour at Riverfront Park...

Heather Grove

3289 Grove St, Denver, CO 80211

(0 review)

Studio

Heather Grove is an assisted living community located in the northwest section of downtown Denver, CO. Denver is known as the 'mile high' city as it is literally one mile above sea level. It is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains and the High Plains. Denver is a bustling city with plenty...

Arbor View Senior Living

8001 W 71st Ave, Arvada, CO 80004

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Arbor View Senior Living provides our residents with the freedom to enjoy their day, their way. We offer many amenities, much laughter and fun in a welcoming and peaceful community. Our community is designed to deliver programs and activities that engage the social, emotional, intellectual,...

Villagio of Broomfield

11952 Gray St, Broomfield, CO 80020

4.2
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Villagio of Broomfield offers a spacious, homelike feel with an abundance of natural light, designed to keep residents involved and active. Featuring a cutting edge 51-unit “Memory Care Continuum” that utilizes the latest in resident care philosophies and environmental design, our Broomfield...

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...

Spring Ridge Park Assisted Living

5361 W 26th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80214

4.3
(9 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Inglenook At Brighton

2195 East Egbert Street, Brighton, CO 80601

3.7
(33 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Brighton

2215 East Egbert Street, Brighton, CO 80601

4.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Experience Genuine CommunityTucked in the delightful city of Brighton, Colorado, the seniors who call this assisted living community home are a close-knit bunch. Whether you find them sharing secrets around the dinner table or strapping on their shoes to go out on the town, you’ll quickly...

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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

Thornton, Colorado

Nursing Homes

A nursing home community offers room and board to at least two individuals who have no family relation to the administrator. A nursing home community provides its residents with 24-hour care administered by registered nurses. These caregivers provide personal care, maintenance and other health related services for people who are unable to care for themselves because of their aging.

This type of community is a helpful and comfy care choice for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will allow access to persons 55 and greater seldom heard of in senior care regarding care types. There are some services that may come at a cost to residents which can include personal clothing, a private room, unless medically needed, and personal comfort items. Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), dietary services, and medically-related social services to residents. A significant portion of nursing home residents are persons who experience difficulty with hearing and seeing, have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as getting dressed, or have a physical or mental disability. The most common mental disease effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capabilities, and their sense of familiarity with their surroundings, and memory recall. As a resident of a nursing home, you can expect the right to have protections against involuntary transfer or discharge, be free from discrimination, get information on services and fees, and have your representative notified about your care.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a major factor in determining which care choice is best for your loved one’s needs. The rent burden for Thornton is around 20.2% of the average person’s monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Thornton is $1,454 per month and the median home value in Thornton costs around $261,074.

Demographics and Values

In Thornton, 3.6% consider themselves widows, 11.8% do not have health insurance, 8.5% live in poverty, and 9.9% have some form of disability. In Thornton, 7.4% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Racially, the population of Thornton is 3.1% other or not specified, 33.4% Hispanic, 0.9% Native American, 1.8% black, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.4% mixed race, 5.0% Asian, and 85.7% white. Thornton has a population density of 1,497 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Thornton consists of 136,978 people. Based on gender, 49.6% are female and 50.4% are male. The median age of Thornton is 34 years old. Of the population of Thornton 7.9% have a graduate degree, 27.3% have a high-school diploma, and 27.4% have a college degree.

State Information

An overview of Colorado

Based on natural beauty, Colorado ranks 31st in the nation. The state of Colorado has a cost of living index of 105.5 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything above 100 is considered more expensive than the average. The state has a grocery index rating of 102.5 and a housing index rating of 119.0. There are 92 general hospitals and 162 health centers that provide care for 5,776,356 Colorado residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Colorado are 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 standards of healthcare.

Social demographics of the state

The state of Colorado ranks 18th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of Colorado residents voted Democrat and 43% voted Republican. The state has a median age of 37 and 27% of its population being over the age of 55. In Colorado, 30% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 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.

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. During the summer, the average temperature in Colorado is around 66F. The average high summer temperature is around 96F in 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. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 53F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around -8F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 1.32 inches of precipitation a month. The most precipitation occurs in April with an average of 4.53 inches of precipitation a month. Colorado experiences an average humidity rating of about 54%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 79% in the month of December. 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, shrubs, and lilies. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the kokanee, the the lark bunting, the mule deers, or the antelope. The state animal of Colorado is the the rocky mountain bighorn sheep.

Frequently asked questions about Nursing Homes in Colorado

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