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Senior housing types near Thornton, CO

  • Park Regency Thornton

    Park Regency Thornton

    12610 Hudson St., Thornton, CO 80241
    (19)
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    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...

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  • Northglenn Heights

    Northglenn Heights

    11475 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO 80233
    (59)
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    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,...

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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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  • 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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  • Legend at Broomfield

    Legend at Broomfield

    12600 Lowell Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020
    (3)
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    Legend of Broomfield Visit our Welcome Center Welcome To Legend Assisted Living & Memory Care of Broomfield! – Opening 2018 Legend is an assisted living and memory care residence dedicated to providing quality services in a warm, comfortable environment. We offer professional, personalized services...

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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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  • 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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  • Villagio of Broomfield

    Villagio of Broomfield

    11952 Gray St, Broomfield, CO 80020
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    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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Springwood Retirement

    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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  • 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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  • Juniper Village at Louisville

    Juniper Village at Louisville

    1078 South 88th Street, Louisville, CO 80027
    (19)
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    Juniper Village at Louisville is a wonderful caring community designed specifically for elders with Alzheimer's or other types of dementia. We are a secure, memory care building that provides a safe environment for wandering at will. The residence includes four separate houses that open onto a town...

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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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  • The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living

    The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living

    660 Old Laramie Trail, Lafayette, CO 80026
    (17)
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    At The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail Senior Living, we offer a variety of community features. Residents can enjoy regular off-site adventures and excursions. Cats and dogs are allowed in private quarters. Our property is conveniently located near accessible public transportation. We offer free wi-fi...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Balfour Cherrywood Village

    Balfour Cherrywood Village

    282 McCaslin Boulevard, Louisville, CO 80027
    (7)
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    Balfour Cherrywood Village, located in Louisville, Colorado, is a senior living community. We pride ourselves in providing unique care for our residents, whether they require independent, assisted or living care living situations. We provide respite and day care, establishing a structure environment...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Montage Ridge

    Montage Ridge

    12791 West Alameda Pkwy, Lakewood, CO 80228
    (31)
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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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  • Five Star Residences of Dayton Place

    Five Star Residences of Dayton Place

    2000 S Dayton Street, Denver, CO 80247
    (13)
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    Whether you're looking for independent or assisted living, DAYTON PLACE is one of Denver's finest retirement communities. We offer a gracious lifestyle, with a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health, comfort, and security of our residents. Since 1987, DAYTON PLACE has...

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  • Montage Hills

    Montage Hills

    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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  • Golden Lodge Assisted Living

    Golden Lodge Assisted Living

    1111 Newstar Way, Golden, CO 80403
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    Locally owned and operated Retirement Community, offering both Assisted Living, Memory Care and Respite Services. Golden Lodge is the newest senior living community located at the foot of the Rocky Mountains. Our goal is to enhance the lives of people age 55-plus with an exceptional lifestyle,...

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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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  • 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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  • Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    Brookdale Meridian Englewood

    3455 South Corona Street, 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

    HighPointe Assisted Living and Memory Care

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

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  • Cadence Aurora

    Cadence 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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  • Cadence Lakewood

    Cadence Lakewood

    3151 S Wadsworth Blvd, 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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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Boulder

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Boulder

    575 Tantra Dr, Boulder, CO 80305
    (5)
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    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...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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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.