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23 Independent Living Communities in the Boulder Area

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Holiday Longmont Regent

Thriving senior living community, 2 miles from vibrant downtown’s Creative District attractions in Longmont, CO

  •  2210 Main Street, Longmont, CO 80501 $
  • Three Homestyle Meals Prepared Daily
  • Full Calendar of Enriching Activities
  • Light Linen Service and Weekly Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Most Utilities Included

Brookdale North Boulder

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  3350 30th Street, Boulder, CO 80301 $$
  • Spacious studio, one- and two-bedroom style plans to suit every taste
  • Wall-to-wall carpeting
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Walk-in shower or tub/shower combination
  • Balcony for private outdoor living space

The Pearl at Boulder Creek

Love The Way You Live

  •  2525 Taft Drive, Boulder, CO 80302 $$$
  • Full-size kitchens
  • Café bistro, pub and wireless internet lounge
  • Chef-prepared dining, serving 3 meals daily
  • Engaging activities, entertainment and outings
  • Fitness area with onsite trainers

Brookdale Meridian Boulder

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  801 Gillaspie Dr., Boulder, CO 80305 $$
  • Spacious One & Two Bedroom Apartments
  • Private Balconies & Patios
  • Kitchen with Full-Sized Appliances
  • Restaurant-Style Dining with Sunday Brunch
  • Beautifully Landscaped Grounds

Sunrise at Flatirons

The Life You Want. The Care You Need. The Joy of Every Day.

  •  400 Summit Boulevard, Broomfield, CO 80021 $$$
  • Gracious accommodations with a variety of floor plans
  • Up to three delicious, well-balanced meals served daily featuring a variety of menu choices with snacks available throughout the day
  • Trained staff available 24 hours a day
  • Monthly wellness visits by a licensed on-staff nurse
  • Weekly housekeeping and daily trash removal

Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

Find Out Why Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge Senior Living Community Offers So Much More For Your Money

  •  11180 Irving Drive, Westminster, CO 80031 $$$
  • Elegant, separate dining rooms for independent and assisted living residents
  • Comfortable, spacious living rooms
  • Theater in both independent and assisted living
  • Fitness center, Putting Green, Pub and Billiards Room
  • Heated (90 degrees) indoor swimming pool

Kipling Meadows

Arvada Colorado Independent Senior living

  •  7175 Kipling Street, Arvada, CO 80004 $$
  • Chef-prepared dining experiences
  • Transportation to medical appointments, shopping and outings
  • Planned activities, events and entertainment
  • Bi-weekly housekeeping services
  • Utilities included in monthly rent

Brookdale Meridian Arvada

Senior Independent Living - Arvada, Colorado

  •  9555 W. 59th Ave, Arvada, CO 80004 $$
  • Spacious One & Two Bedroom Apartments
  • Kitchen with Full-Sized Appliances
  • Golf Putting Green
  • Restaurant Style Dining with Sunday Brunch
  • Adjacent to Ralston Park & Creek

Golden Pond Retirement Community

Beautiful Retirement Home Living

  •  1270 N. Ford Street, Golden, CO 80403 $$$
  • Community life at Golden Pond places a high priority on encouraging social interaction by offering festive holiday parties, religious services, cultural excursions, educational, entertainment and exercise programs that meet your lifestyle interests. Or you may choose the quiet solitude of a good book in your private apartment; the choice is always yours.
  • Dining at Golden Pond is an experience unto itself, with table service, choice of entrees, and even special accommodation for those with unique dietary restrictions. Our chef prepared menus include fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and local favorites.
  • Our scheduled transportation service to medical appointments, local festivities, and churches will keep you well connected with the local community.
  • Other convenient services include housekeeping, laundry services, a 24-hour emergency calls system, and ample off street parking.
  • Whether you seek the quiet life or a socially active and stimulating environment, you have come to the right place.

Brookdale Meridian Westland

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  10695 W. 17th Ave., Lakewood, CO 80215 $$
  • Spacious One- & Two-Bedroom Apartments
  • Kitchen with Full-Sized Appliances
  • Restaurant-Style Dining
  • Putting Green
  • Theater/Game Room/Billiards Room/Craft Room

Inglenook at Brighton

Surpisingly Liberating!

  •  2195 E Egbert St, Brighton, CO 80601 $$$
  • Lovely courtyards throughout the 5-acre property
  • Quiet rooms located throughout the community
  • Exciting activities calendar with both on & off campus events
  • Full-time nurse, care staff 24/7
  • Warm, delicious meals for breakfast, lunch & dinner, with snacks provided throughout the day

The Hillcrest of Loveland

The Hillcrest of Loveland, a new way of senior living, an easier way of life...Enjoy!

  •  535 North Douglas Ave, Loveland, CO 80537 $$$
  • Basic Utilities (water, sewer, electricity, heating, cooling, refuse collection)
  • Breakfast Monday-Sunday - Noon meals Monday-Sunday
  • Scheduled bi-weekly housekeeping (up to two hours per month)
  • Scheduled local transportation
  • Planned exercise and wellness programs

Brookdale Parkplace

Colorado Senior Living at its Finest

  •  111 Emerson Street, Denver, CO 80218 $$$
  • Individually controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Step-in showers
  • Real wood trim, including wood windows and a wood encased glass balcony access door in your apartment
  • Plush wall-to-wall carpeting in your apartment
  • Sheer draperies

Brookdale Meridian Lakewood

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  1805 S. Balsam St., Lakewood, CO 80232 $$
  • Spacious One & Two Bedroom Apartments
  • Kitchen with Full-Sized Appliances
  • Restaurant-Style Dining
  • Putting Green
  • Theater/Game Room/Billiards Room/Craft Room

Brookdale Lowry

Senior Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care - Denver, Colorado

  •  150 Quebec St., Denver, CO 80230 $$
  • Fully-Equipped Kitchens
  • Individually Controlled Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Patios/balconies
  • Restaurant-Style Menu Selections/Three Nutritious meals per day
  • Scheduled entertainment

Lakeview Senior Living

This Feels Like Home.

  •  7390 W. Eastman Pl, Lakewood, CO 80227 $
  • Lakeview offers independent retirement living services in Lakewood, just 15 minutes from Denver, Colorado with easy access to mountain communities
  • Casual, yet elegant dining with restaurant-style menu choices
  • State-of-the-art fitness and physical therapy center
  • Theater with surround sound for ongoing resident entertainment
  • Full service beauty salon and day spa

Brookdale University Park - CO

Senior Living in Denver

  •  2020 South Monroe Street, Denver, CO 80210 $$$
  • Several floor plans, including apartments with private balconies and full kitchens
  • Concierge service
  • Staff is available 24/7 to be alerted to an emergency
  • Therapy room
  • Putting green/Outdoor sports activities

The Courtyards at Mountain View

55-plus Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in Denver, CO

  •  8101 East Mississippi Ave., Denver, CO 80247 $$$
  • The Courtyards at Mountain View offers Independent Living, Personalized Assisted Living and Memory Care services for seniors
  • 100% non-smoking community
  • 24-hour team/emergency response system
  • Exercise and fitness programs
  • Daily cultural, social and/or educational programs, outings or events

Brookdale Meridian Englewood

Exceptional Senior Living

  •  3455 S. Corona St., Englewood, CO 80113 $$
  • Spacious One & Two Bedroom Apartments
  • Kitchen with Full-Sized Appliances
  • Restaurant-Style Dining
  • Putting Green
  • Woodworking Shop & Craft Room

What are Retirement Communities?
Retirement communities are often also called independent living communities, because they are designed for seniors who are able to live independently, with no need for daily personal or medical care. They are generally mid-to large-sized campus-style communities that offer a wide variety of activities and conveniences for residents.

If this sounds similar to an active adult or 55+ community, that is because retirement and active adult communities share some core commonalities. These often include providing exterior home and lawn maintenance, planned social activities, communal spaces and outdoor amenities such as tennis courts, golf courses or swimming pools. The benefits of living in a retirement community are generally the same as living in other types of senior housing: more opportunities for social engagement, more free time to spend pursuing hobbies and low-maintenance living. Retirement communities take low-maintenance living to an even higher level than active adult communities, because the following are often included, with other services available a la carte:

• Meals – 3x/day, served in a dining room
• Linen and laundry service
• Housekeeping
• Interior home maintenance
• Scheduled transportation to shopping, medical appointments and other errands
• 24-hr staff and onsite-healthcare in case of emergency

As in most types of senior housing, the size and style of home varies from community to community, from studio apartments to large villas, often with many styles available within the same campus. While the homes may differ in size, most will have features that are designed with seniors in mind, such as:

• One-level living
• Wide doorways
• Walk-in showers
• Low thresholds
• Emergency call systems

And while every community is unique, many will offer the same types of amenities and benefits to residents, all aimed at allowing them to live easier, more engaged and fulfilling lives. Most retirement communities provide an even broader range of amenities than those found in active adult communities, including:

• Daily scheduled activities, fitness classes or crafts
• On-site salons, libraries and chapels
• Game rooms
• Theaters
• Community meeting spaces such as club houses and bistros
• Private dining rooms for special family meals
• Community excursions

Some independent living communities are located within larger campuses that also offer assisted living, skilled nursing and memory care services; these campuses are called Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). They offer a full range of senior care to residents as they age and their health needs change. CCRCs allow residents to age in place, and stay within the same overall community, as they move from one level of care to the next. A CCRC is especially helpful if one spouse has different care needs than the other. Even if one spouse is in a higher-level care facility, couples are still close enough to see each other every day and are able to enjoy the same amenities and activities.

Use our US map above to begin your search for the best retirement communities for you or your loved one.