Denver Assisted Living

There are 36 Assisted Living Facilities in Denver, CO and 18 Assisted Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Assisted Living in Denver, CO is $3,450 per month.

Average Cost: $3,450

Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

  • Atria Inn at Lakewood

    Atria Inn at Lakewood

    Lakewood, CO 80226 5.6 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    Located in a quiet residential neighborhood, Atria Inn at Lakewood offers a warm and caring environment for seniors needing extra levels of care during their retirement.

  • Brookdale Arvada

    Brookdale Arvada

    Arvada, CO 80005 7.7 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care
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    A warm and intimate homelike environment, Brookdale Arvada prides itself on offering personalized attention and care for seniors seeking an assisted living community.

  • Atria Applewood

    Atria Applewood

    Lakewood, CO 80215 8.2 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Retirement Communities
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    Atria Applewood is located in a residential neighborhood just 10 minutes from downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountain foothills.

  • Brookdale Lakewood

    Brookdale Lakewood

    Lakewood, CO 80227 8.3 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care
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    At Brookdale Lakewood, assisted living and memory care residents enjoy beautifully appointed living spaces, delicious meals, engaging activities and personalized assistance.

  • Brookdale Green Mountain

    Brookdale Green Mountain

    Lakewood, CO 80228 8.9 mi Assisted Living, Continuing Care, Memory Care, Nursing Homes
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    Not far from shopping, golf courses, and parks, Brookdale Green Mountain is a friendly senior community that provides both assisted living and specialized Alzheimer’s care.

  • Sunrise of Westminster

    Sunrise of Westminster

    Westminster, CO 80020 9.5 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care
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    Sunrise of Westminster, minutes from Boulder and Denver, is an inviting senior community providing exceptional assisted living, memory care and hospice care.

  • Brookdale Aurora

    Brookdale Aurora

    Aurora, CO 80012 9.7 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care
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    Brookdale Aurora is a family-centered senior community dedicated to providing personalized assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care in a caring environment.

  • Sunrise at Orchard

    Sunrise at Orchard

    Littleton, CO 80121 10.7 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite Care
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    Sunrise at Orchard offers a cozy, homelike environment and a wide range of accommodations and services for assisted living, Alzheimer's and hospice care.

  • The Inn at Greenwood Village

    The Inn at Greenwood Village

    Greenwood Village, CO 80111 11.0 mi Assisted Living, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    The Inn at Greenwood Village provides exemplary care and services for seniors seeking independent and assisted living in an intimate, comfortable setting.

  • Brookdale Greenwood Village

    Brookdale Greenwood Village

    Greenwood Village, CO 80111 12.2 mi Assisted Living, Hospice Care, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Respite Care
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    Brookdale Greenwood Village is a full-service senior living community offering exceptional services for exceptional seniors in the Denver Metropolitan area.

  • Vi at Highlands Ranch

    Vi at Highlands Ranch

    Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 14.1 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
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    Located on 25 acres of sprawling hillside, Vi at Highlands Ranch offers spectacular mountain views with access to an array of cultural and recreational attractions in nearby Denver.

  • Sunrise at FlatIrons

    Sunrise at FlatIrons

    Broomfield, CO 80021 14.3 mi Assisted Living, Hospice Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    Located between Denver and Boulder, Sunrise at Flatirons offers a worry-free lifestyle, an impressive collection of services and amenities, and a solid plan for the future.

  • Brookdale Littleton

    Brookdale Littleton

    Littleton, CO 80127 14.6 mi Assisted Living, Respite Care
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    Residents of Brookdale Littleton enjoy a wonderful assisted living lifestyle among the manicured grounds and comfortably elegant community environment.

  • Brookdale Brighton

    Brookdale Brighton

    Brighton, CO 80601 18.9 mi Assisted Living, Respite Care
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    At Brookdale Brighton, we learn our residents’ life stories so that we can help them achieve the greatest possible independence while at our assisted living community.

  • Wynwood at Ridge Point

    Wynwood at Ridge Point

    Boulder, CO 80301 23.8 mi Assisted Living, Respite Care
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    Residents of Wynwood at Ridge Point enjoy the beautiful and intimate surroundings of a cheerful community, nestled in Boulder, offering Personalized Assisted Living care.

  • Sunrise of Boulder

    Sunrise of Boulder

    Boulder, CO 80301 24.7 mi Assisted Living, Memory Care
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    Sunrise of Boulder offers something for everyone in our serene, resort-like assisted living community, providing exceptional care for hospice and memory care residents.

  • Atria Longmont

    Atria Longmont

    Longmont, CO 80503 29.9 mi Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Respite Care, Retirement Communities
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    Nestled beneath the majestic Rocky Mountains and Longs Peak, Atria Longmont offers a luxurious, fulfilling lifestyle for discerning older adults.

  • Sterling House of Longmont

    Sterling House of Longmont

    Longmont, CO 80501 31.3 mi Assisted Living, Hospice Care, Respite Care
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    Sterling House of Longmont, located in the town twice named “Best Places to Live,” is a cozy, comfortable senior community offering Personalized Assisted Living care and services.

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Information About Assisted Living in Denver

Information About Assisted Living in Denver

Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Denver is the capital and most populous city of Colorado with more than 500,000 residents. Nicknamed the “Mile-High City,” Denver sits exactly one mile above sea level and is a scenic city with a surprisingly mild climate averaging 300 days of sunshine each year, more than Miami and San Diego.

The city’s popularity with retirees continues to grow along with the number of options for assisted living in Denver.

Denver Attractions

Assisted living in Denver may not provide for active participation in strenuous sports, but many residents are still fans. Denver is one of only a few cities in the country with four major professional sports teams: the Denver Broncos, the Colorado Rockies, the Colorado Avalanche and the Denver Nuggets.

For culture lovers, Denver is home to many nationally recognized museums including the Denver Art Museum and The Denver Center for the Performing Arts, which is the nation’s largest performing arts center after New York City’s Lincoln Center. Mining has played an important part in Denver’s past, and specimens, including an aquamarine valued at over a million dollars, are on display at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.

Denver Senior Activities

Denver has over 200 parks and 29 recreation centers that offer activity programs for adults 50 years and older. Programs range from arts and crafts, needlework, games, educational series, dances, theme meals, monthly outings and less strenuous physical activities such as chair aerobics, swimnastics for seniors and yoga in chairs or wheelchairs.

The city’s past as a major railroad hub is still alive in contemporary Denver. Model railroad clubs meet in the basement of the historic Union Station, where private bus companies link Amtrak with Rocky Mountain destinations, providing lovely sightseeing for residents of assisted living in Denver who would like to view the area’s scenic beauty in comfort.

Denver Medical Facilities

As a large metropolitan city, Denver has top-notch emergency care and specialized services available to residents of assisted living. Denver Health Medical Center, established in 1860, has one of only four Level I trauma centers in Colorado.

St. Anthony’s Central Hospital has specialized “Senior Health Centers” that provide coordinated care for health issues, general and complex, by geriatric-trained primary care physicians, including a nationally recognized Memory Disorder Evaluation Program.

Denver Transportation

The Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) operates over 1000 buses serving over 10,000 bus stops, which are soon to be connected to Denver’s five light rail lines. Discounted rates are available to seniors 65 and older, as well as individuals with disabilities.

Residents of assisted living in Denver are eligible for special transportation programs such as seniorRide, which transports seniors to various special events in the city. seniorShopper provides transportation from senior communities to shopping centers for seniors who have trouble riding regular fixed-route buses.

Cost of Assisted Living in Denver

The median monthly cost for a one-bedroom, single-occupancy apartment in Denver is $3,600 a month.* However, it is possible to find communities charging as little as $2,100 a month, whilst some of the higher-end homes may cost as much as $4,900 per month. Seniors who choose assisted living in Denver should plan on spending at least $43,000 per year.

Find Assisted Living in Denver

Denver is a visionary city that provides for its elderly community, making sure that the less active can still enjoy all the city has to offer. View a list of senior living communities in the area by visiting our Denver Assisted Living page.

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*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.

Written by senior housing writing staff.

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Denver, CO Assisted Living Costs

Denver, CO Assisted Living Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Denver is $3,450 per month. Assisted Living costs range from $2,038 to $6,293 depending on location and other factors.

Cost of Assisted Living Facilities near Denver, CO

City Minimum Maximum Median
Denver, CO$2,038$6,293$3,450
Colorado Springs, CO$2,500$5,750$4,538
Aurora, CO$2,038$6,293$3,450
Fort Collins, CO$2,000$6,000$4,345
Pueblo, CO$2,130$4,270$2,895
Boulder, CO$2,100$5,750$3,720
Greeley, CO$2,500$5,750$3,450
Loveland, CO$2,000$6,000$4,345
Cheyenne, WY$3,250$4,402$3,450
Broomfield, CO$2,038$6,293$3,450
Source: Genworth - 2013

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Cost of Assisted Living in Colorado

The cost of assisted living in Colorado may fluctuate depending on whether or not the facility is licensed as an assisted living residence or an alternative care facility. Stays at assisted living residences are paid for privately by the resident or a family member.

However, an alternative care facility will accept a Medicaid home and community-based services waiver to help pay for care. In order to qualify for this option, adults must meet the program’s medical and financial criteria. The resident’s income must be less than $1,986 per month with countable resources equaling no more than $2,000 for a single person or $3,000 for a couple. Finally, applicants must be in need of and willing to receive services and assistance from assisted living facilities in Colorado.