Denver Independent Living

There are 17 Independent Living Facilities in Denver, CO and 16 Independent Living Facilities nearby. The average cost of Independent Living in Denver, CO is $2,129 per month.

Average Cost: $2,129

Nearby Independent Living Facilities

  • The Courtyard at Lakewood

    The Courtyard at Lakewood

    Lakewood, CO 80214 4.9 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Located in a peaceful suburb of Denver, The Courtyard at Lakewood offers every convenience of big-city life, as well as providing a relaxing residential retirement experience.

  • 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.

  • Lakewood Estates

    Lakewood Estates

    Lakewood, CO 80226 6.4 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Enjoy active and fun-filled senior living at the friendly Lakewood Estates retirement community in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

  • The Meridian - Arvada

    The Meridian - Arvada

    Arvada, CO 80004 7.0 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    The Meridian - Arvada is an apartment-style independent living community set in a beautiful location 30 minutes northwest of downtown Denver, Colorado

  • Meridian Englewood

    Meridian Englewood

    Englewood, CO 80113 7.0 mi Continuing Care, Independent Living, Memory Care, Nursing Homes, Retirement Communities
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    Meridian Englewood offers elegant retirement living with breathtaking views of both the surrounding mountain ranges and the city of Denver.

  • Meridian Westland

    Meridian Westland

    Lakewood, CO 80215 7.0 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Beautiful grounds combined with top-notch services make Meridian Westland the perfect setting for excellent retirement living in Lakewood, Colorado.

  • Meridian Lakewood

    Meridian Lakewood

    Lakewood, CO 80232 7.3 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Meridian Lakewood offers high-quality independent living with supportive services at the base of the Rocky Mountains close to Denver.

  • Arvada Estates

    Arvada Estates

    Arvada, CO 80004 8.1 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Nestled in the charming town of Arvada, residents of Arvada Estates love the tasteful coziness of our facilities while enjoying all the conveniences of the nearby town.

  • 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.

  • Highland Trail

    Highland Trail

    Broomfield, CO 80023 13.5 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Situated on beautiful grounds in a charming suburb of Broomfield, Highland trail is just minutes from shopping, healthcare, golfing, dining and wonderful local entertainment.

  • 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.

  • Meridian Boulder

    Meridian Boulder

    Boulder, CO 80305 21.0 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Residents of Meridian Boulder enjoy breath-taking landscaping and mountain views in a community where seniors are enabled to fully enjoy their retirement years.

  • Villas at the Atrium

    Villas at the Atrium

    Boulder, CO 80301 23.9 mi Independent Living
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    Villas at the Atrium is ideal for an active lifestyle enjoying all the excitement, cultural activity, stunning scenery and outdoor recreation that the town of Boulder offers.

  • 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.

  • Longmont Regent

    Longmont Regent

    Longmont, CO 80501 31.2 mi Independent Living, Retirement Communities
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    Located on beautifully landscaped grounds, Longmont Regent provides area seniors with the perfect option for engaging and fun-filled independent living.

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Information About Independent Living in Denver

Information About Independent Living in Denver

Denver Independent LivingDenver, Colorado, is the largest city in the state and also its capital. One thing that attracts seniors to the Mile-High City who are seeking Denver independent living is low costs. Rents are less than half what they are in New York City and food prices are lower, too. The population density over the total metropolitan area, including the airport, is around 3,700 per square mile, on a par with San Diego, California. Nestled in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains, Denver enjoys a semi-arid, continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures reach 90 Fahrenheit while winter temperature lows reach 0 Fahrenheit.

Denver Attractions

Denver has more than 200 parks and 29 recreation centers providing its residents with relaxation and recreation. The largest of these parks is Genesee Park covering 2,413 acres and rising to 8,284 feet above sea level. Acquired in 1912, it is also the city’s oldest park. The first buffalo and elk herds were re-established here in 1914, providing Denver independent living for endangered cattle, as well as the city’s senior citizens. Denver’s recreation centers offer arts and culture as well as sporting activities. Adaptive recreation is offered for citizens with disabilities. The NFL football team, the Denver Broncos, attract crowds of 70,000. They have appeared in six Super Bowls, of which they have won two. Other local professional sports teams include the Colorado Rockies (Major League baseball), Colorado Avalanche (NHL hockey), the Denver Nuggets (NBA basketball), Colorado Rapids (soccer) and Furniture Row racing (NASACAR).

Denver Independent Living

Denver Senior Activities

There is an abundance of local resource aimed at the senior community. The Aurora Center for Active Adults is aimed specifically at those age 50 and over and offers dances, seminars, classes, sports leagues, tax assistance, visiting nurse clinic and more. The nearby City of Lakewood Older Adults Program and Services include the opportunity to learn and play bridge, line dancing, skiing, hiking and snowshoeing. Numerous branches of the YMCA give older adults engaged in Denver independent living a chance to remain active and grow in body, mind and spirit. Programs include fitness classes, potluck dinners, group trips and other social activities.

Denver Medical Facilities

Affiliated with the University of Colorado, Denver, Denver Health Medical Center is one of three primary teaching hospitals in the area. Formerly known as Denver General Hospital and located near Cherry Creek, its trauma center was rated by the American College of Surgeons as the best trauma center in the country. The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the nation’s newest health sciences city. Here, patient care is integrated with research and education. The Spirit of Women is an elite hospital network with a mission to encourage Denver independent living through inspiring and motivating members to make positive health changes. The SOW hospital in Denver is the Swedish Medical Center. Specialties of particular interest to seniors include heart care, neurology, bone and joint care and stroke care.

Denver Transportation

With more than one thousand buses, operated and managed by the Regional Transportation District (RTD), seniors who reside in Denver independent living communities can be assured of easily traveling throughout the city. More than 10,000 bus stops in eight counties in the Denver and Boulder metropolitan areas, as well as the surrounding areas mean that more than 38 municipal jurisdictions are served.

Summing Up

Denver independent living has a lot to offer the over 50 who wants to enjoy an active retirement. If the beautiful scenery and attractive cost of living weren’t enough, the attractions, wide-ranging senior activities, world class medical services and excellent transportation facilities make the area an outstanding choice.

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Denver, CO Independent Living Costs

Denver, CO Independent Living Costs

The median cost of Independent Living in Denver is $2,129 per month. Independent Living costs range from $1,695 to $3,090 depending on location and other factors.

Cost of Independent Living Facilities near Denver, CO

City Minimum Maximum Median
Denver, CO$1,695$3,090$2,129
Colorado Springs, CO$1,476$2,995$2,204
Lakewood, CO$2,095$3,295$2,478
Arvada, CO$1,795$2,101$1,948
Boulder, CO$2,395$3,500$2,858
Loveland, CO$1,695$2,900$2,298
Broomfield, CO$2,495$2,599$2,547
Source: - 2012