Assisted Living in Broomfield, Colorado
Broomfield is a small Colorado city situated just slightly over 13 miles from Boulder and 18 miles from the Denver metro area. Residents of Broomfield enjoy an abundance of natural beauty, a strong sense of civic pride, state-of-the-art urban amenities and a wide range of recreational and cultural opportunities. Broomfield’s strong support of the arts at the municipal level ensures plenty of opportunities for residents to enjoy a variety of creative activities.
Senior citizens aged 65 and over make up approximately 13.3% of Broomfield’s total population of slightly over 70,000 people. Broomfield residents pay an average of $5,100 per month in assisted living costs, although prices of individual facilities may vary depending on factors such as the quality, type, and the number of amenities and services they offer as well as their location within the community.
Note: Data for Broomfield was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Boulder, was used instead.
Paying for Assisted Living in Broomfield, Colorado
The Cost of Assisted Living in Broomfield
At a monthly average of $5,100 per month, assisted living costs in Broomfield are substantially higher than the national average of $4,300 as well as the Colorado average of $4,575. Prices are lower in the surrounding states of Utah ($3,400), Arizona ($3,900), New Mexico ($4,050), Wyoming ($4,175) and Nebraska ($4,188) but rise to $5,090 to the east in Kansas.
The lowest assisted living costs in Colorado are found in Greeley ($3,515), Pueblo ($3,900) and Grand Junction ($3,995). Those in Colorado Springs pay the most at $5,340, while their counterparts in the Denver metro area pay a midrange average of $4,850.
Broomfield Assisted Living Financial Assistance
Those aged 65 and over who qualify for Medicare may be able to receive financial assistance for some of the services associated with assisted living through Health First Colorado. Eligible services include basic activities of everyday life such as getting dressed, bathing, grooming, shopping and errands. Low-income residents of Boulder County who are 60 and over may also be eligible for the Old Age Pension program.
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Broomfield Assisted Living Resources
|Senior Resources of Broomfield ||(303) 464-5526||Senior Resources of Bloomfield is a municipal agency that promotes a good quality of life for older adults through advocacy, awareness campaigns and community-based programs and services. Services include a loan closet that provides lightweight wheelchairs, shower chairs, walkers and other transport devices; a door-to-door transportation service for those 60 and over or who have a qualifying disability; and a program that provides funding for certain medical and dental costs that aren’t covered by health insurance, including Medicare. |
|Boulder County Area Agency on Aging||(303) 441-1617||Boulder County Area Agency on Aging provides senior citizens, their caregivers and their families with information about applicable local, state and federal resources. The agency also offers direct services such as health and wellness screenings, Medicare and Medicaid counseling and slip-and-fall workshops. It also administers and oversees the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program, which provides advocacy and investigative services for those in long-term care facilities, including assisted living communities. |
|Lakeshore Cafe||(303) 464.5527||As part of the Senior Nutrition Program, Lakeshore Cafe offers congregate lunches Monday through Friday. Although everyone is welcome, those 60 and over get a reduced price. Meals are prepared fresh each day, and reservations are required to ensure minimal food waste. |
|American Legion Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Post ||(303) 466-1278||Former members of the U.S. armed forces and their families are welcome to join the American Legion. Members have access to skilled volunteer assistance when identifying and applying for all service-based state and federal entitlement programs. The American Legion also offers opportunities for members to socialize with other former military personnel and their families through special events and community-based volunteerism. Those experiencing financial emergencies may qualify for assistance through this organization. |
|Boulder County Old Age Pension ||Boulder County residents aged 60 and over with little or no income may be able to receive a monthly payment from the Boulder County Old Age Pension program. Amounts may be reduced depending on other income sources, such as Social Security or Veterans’ Assistance. |
Broomfield Assisted Living Laws and Regulations
Assisted living and other long-term care facilities in Colorado are monitored and licensed by the Department of Public Health & Environment to ensure compliance with all relevant rules and regulations concerning medication, staffing and living conditions in these facilities.
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