Aurora Assisted Living

Average Cost: $4,500

Aurora Assisted Living Facility Costs

The median cost of Assisted Living in Aurora for a single-occupancy apartment is $3,450/month (Genworth - 2013). This monthly cost typically includes rent, utilities, dining, housekeeping and transportation.

Cost of Aurora Assisted Living Facilities

Community Starting Price
Canterbury Gardens $1,395/month
Rose of Sharon Weaver $3,000/month

Cost of Nearby Assisted Living Facilities

Community City Starting Price
Sunnyslope Estate Senior Living Northglenn $2,600/month
Inglenook at Brighton Brighton $1,995/month
The Verandas at Wheat Ridge Wheat Ridge $3,090/month
Sunrise at Cherry Creek Denver $4,570/month
Sunrise of Pinehurst Denver $5,380/month
Sunrise at Orchard Littleton $5,440/month
Lincoln Meadows Senior Living Parker $2,605/month
Vi at Highlands Ranch Highlands Ranch $3,240/month
Springbrooke Retirement & Assisted Living Denver $2,425/month
Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge Westminster $3,700/month
The Inn at Greenwood Village Greenwood Village $3,850/month
HighPointe Senior Living Denver $3,875/month
Peakview Assisted Living & Memory Care Centennial $4,020/month
Cost data provided by senior living communities and compiled by SeniorHomes.com is subject to change without notice. This data is for informational purposes only and may contain inaccuracies. Your actual senior living costs may vary depending on your personal situation.
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Reviews of Aurora Assisted Living Facilities

Shalom Cares

Review by caring granddaughter

Consumer

My grandmother was in the care of Shalom in her last days. Prior to being there she was still coherent and even able to still walk. She had no major health issues that would deem her to a specified timeline remaining to live. Though her Parkinson's, arthritis and perhaps another was her only illnesses...

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Brookdale Aurora

Review by Local Professional

Expert

The management of this facility lacks professionalism and the Memory Care Director is rarely in her office and socializing with residents like she should. Unfortunately, she spends much of her time in the main building, thus care staff tend to slack and activities for residents suffer greatly...

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Canterbury Gardens

Review by careing friend

Consumer

Activities-most residents walk around board all day every day...

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Canterbury Gardens

Review by Grateful Friend

Consumer

I went with a friend to see if this would be a good place for her, and we both were impressed with the friendly nature of all the employees, from the desk to the admissions personnel. We liked the size of the apartment and LOVED the outdoor pond with the soothing sound of water from the fountain...

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Canterbury Gardens

Review by Visitor

Consumer

Everything at Canterbury Gardens was fine. Even the senior clinic at the University Hospital says that was a good place to put her. We were satisfied with that place but were totally taken aback when they said they wouldn't take her because she was incontinent...

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Canterbury Gardens

Review by Ruth

Consumer

Two of the features that were very appealing about Canterbury Gardens were that it was leased on a monthly basis, so we did not have to sign a yearlong contract, and also that two meals were being provided. The food is sort of basic...

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Map of Aurora Assisted Living Facilities

Information About Assisted Living Facility in Aurora

What do actor Tim Allen and United States Presidential candidate John Kerry have in common? They both hail from Aurora, the third largest city in Colorado. While conveniently located in close proximity to Denver International Airport, Aurora, the home of Buckley Air Force Base, has its own rich history in the field of aviation. Spanning three counties, this metropolitan area of Denver enjoys all the beauty and amenities of the state’s capital with only half the population. Aurora’s climate is warm year round, making senior living cozy and comfortable. As retirees in Colorado’s “Gateway to the Rockies,” residents of assisted living in Aurora will experience a life surrounded by natural beauty.

Aurora Attractions

Colorado’s mountain spirit comes to life with free outdoor spaces such as the Morrison Nature Center at Star K Ranch and Plains Conservation Center. Residents of assisted living in Aurora can stroll the boardwalks spanning Jewell Wetland and butterfly garden, or take a side-trip to visit the natural wonders of nearby Colorado Springs. The historic Aurora Fox Theatre and Aurora History Museum preserve the city’s colorful past. Southlands and Town Center at Aurora shopping centers both offer movie theaters and a wide array of specialty shops.

Aurora Senior Activities

The newly renovated Aurora Center for Active Adults is the best place for socially-inclined seniors to get together for dancing, sports leagues and Bingo. Classes, day trips and fitness programs are also scheduled here to entertain residents of assisted living. The Aurora Center also sponsors the annual Veteran’s Salute held at the Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum.

Aurora Medical Facilities

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) operates from the expansive Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. In addition to their high scores in cancer, diabetes and heart care, UCH offers its patients valuable online wellness tools such as Health Lifelines and a free My HealthConnection membership. Residents ofassisted living in Aurora need not be sick to schedule a trip to UCH. Healthy visitors are invited to tour the suite where President Eisenhower recovered from a heart attack. The Medical Center of Aurora is another excellent local healthcare option.

Aurora Transportation

Regional Transportation District (RTD) operates buses and light rail trains throughout the Denver metropolitan area. Disabled residents of assisted living in Aurora may use the services of access-a-Ride and access-a-Cab, while call-n-Ride is available to seniors who do not meet ADA requirements.

Cost of Assisted Living in Aurora

Assisted living in Aurora is surprisingly affordable. Monthly costs range from $2,100 to $4,900, with a median rate of $3,600.* The median annual rate of $43,200 is slightly over the average for both the state of Colorado and the United States as a whole. Assisted living rates typically cover room, board and care in a private, one-bedroom assisted living apartment.

Find Assisted Living in Aurora

Your senior loved one will thrive in Aurora’s semi-arid climate, while enjoying the many amenities that the city has to offer. To learn more about senior living opportunities in this area, visit our Aurora Assisted Living page.
*Genworth Financial 2011 Cost of Care Survey.
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