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Assisted Living in Wheat Ridge, CO

Wheat Ridge, Colorado, is a vibrant suburb of Denver, the state’s largest city and capital. Popular with retirees, approximately 19.1% of Wheat Ridge’s overall population of slightly over 32,000 citizens are aged 65 and over. Known as Carnation City because of the location’s thriving carnation production industry, Wheat Ridge has its roots in both agriculture and the 1859 Gold Rush. The downtown district features Gold Rush architecture with unique shopping, entertainment and dining options along with a thriving farmers market. Residents enjoy a classic, four-season mountain lifestyle with plenty of snow in winter and lots of sun in summer. 

Residents of assisted living facilities in Wheat Ridge average $4,850 in monthly costs, although prices typically vary between facilities depending on location, amenities and services. 

7 Assisted Living communities in Wheat Ridge, CO | 20 nearby communities

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1. The Verandas

9495 West 49th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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Mountain Vista Senior Living (Vista Village), Wheat Ridge, CO

2. Mountain Vista Senior Living (Vista Village)

11800 W 49TH AVE, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Mountain Vista Senior Living Community

4800 Tabor St, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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The Retreat at Highlands, Wheat Ridge, CO

4. The Retreat at Highlands

3315 Sheridan Boulevard, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80212

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Wheatridge Manor Care Center

2920 Fenton Street, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80214

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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Caring Hearts, Wheat Ridge, CO

6. Caring Hearts

7465 W 48th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Ashley Manor Care Center At Parfet

3802 Parfet St, Wheat Ridge, CO, 80033

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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20 matching communities nearby Wheat Ridge

1. Brookdale Lowry

150 Quebec Street, Denver, CO, 80230

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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2. Harvard Square Retirement and Senior Living

10200 East Harvard Avenue, Denver, CO, 80231

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 946-6888

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3. Sunrise of Westminster

10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO, 80020

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 956-0235

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4. Northglenn Heights Assisted Living Community

11475 Pearl Street, Northglenn, CO, 80233

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 975-4278

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5. Brookdale University Park Colorado

2020 South Monroe St., Denver, CO, 80210

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 981-1799

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6. Sunrise at Orchard

5975 South Holly Street, Littleton, CO, 80121

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 983-0331

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7. Sunrise at FlatIrons

400 Summit Blvd, Broomfield, CO, 80021

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 984-3845

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8. Springwood Retirement Campus – Arvada, CO

6550 Yank Way, Arvada, CO, 80004

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 828-9665

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9. Sunrise at Cherry Creek

251 S. Colorado Boulevard, Denver, CO, 80246

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 843-7557

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10. Brookdale Arvada

7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO, 80005

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 853-5446

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11. The Inn at Greenwood Village

5565 South Yosemite Street, Greenwood Village, CO, 80111

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 867-8105

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12. Brookdale Parkplace

111 Emerson St., Denver, CO, 80218

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 874-4734

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13. The Peaks at Old Laramie Trail

660 Old Laramie Trail, Lafayette, CO, 80026

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 876-4096

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14. Ralston Creek Neighborhood

11825 West 64th Avenue, Arvada, CO, 80004

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 881-2933

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15. Springbrooke Retirement & Assisted Living

6800 Leetsdale Drive, Denver, CO, 80224

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 892-7839

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16. Golden Lodge Assisted Living & Memory Care

1111 Newstar Way, Golden, CO, 80403

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 897-5038

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17. Brookdale Littleton

8271 South Continental Divide Road, Littleton, CO, 80127

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 949-3278

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18. The Gardens on Quail Retirement Community

6447 Quail Street, Arvada, CO, 80004

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

Call for Pricing (877) 987-3784

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19. Park Regency Assisted Living and Memory Care, Thornton

12610 Hudson Street, Thornton, CO, 80241

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (877) 996-2447

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20. Sunrise of Pinehurst

5195 West Quincy Avenue, Denver, CO, 80236

Assisted Living

Call for Pricing (866) 882-3746

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

Paying for Assisted Living in Wheat Ridge, CO

The Cost of Assisted Living in Wheat Ridge

The average resident of assisted living facilities in Wheat Ridge pays a monthly cost of $4,850, which is several hundred dollars higher than the national average of $4,300 and slightly higher than the Colorado average of $4,575. Monthly costs are higher next door in Kansas at $5,090 but fall to $4,188 in Nebraska and $4,175 in Wyoming. Prices are lower in neighboring Utah at $3,400 and in Arizona at $3,900.

$4850

Wheat Ridge

$4575

Colorado

$4300

The United States

$5090

Kansas

$4188

Nebraska

$4175

Wyoming

$3400

Utah

$3900

Arizona

Assisted living costs throughout the state of Colorado range from a low of $3,515 in Greeley to a high of $5,340 in Colorado Springs. Those near the Wyoming border in Fort Collins pay a monthly average of $4,118, while those in Boulder average $5,100 per month. Grand Junction residents pay $3,995, while prices average $3,900 across the state in Pueblo. 

$4850

Wheat Ridge

$4575

Colorado

$3515

Greeley

$5340

Colorado Springs

$4118

Fort Collins

$5100

Boulder

$3995

Grand Junction

$3900

Pueblo

Note: Data for Wheat Ridge was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Denver Area, was used instead.

Wheat Ridge Assisted Living Financial Assistance

Those who are 65 and older who qualify for Medicaid in Colorado may be able to get assistance for paying with some of the activities of daily living through Health First Colorado.  Covered services include basic personal care tasks, errands and light housekeeping. Low-income Colorado residents aged 60 and over may be able to qualify for the state’s Old Age Pension program.

Visit our Assisted Living in Colorado guide to learn more about these programs. 

Wheat Ridge Assisted Living Resources

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Active Adult Center(303) 205-7500Wheat Ridge residents aged 50 and over can access recreational, social and educational activities at the Active Adult Center. Administered by What Ridge Parks & Recreation, the center offers a range of social and recreational activities, including fitness classes, line dancing, group hikes, arts and crafts workshops, book clubs, cooking demonstrations, gardening and bridge. The center is open on weekdays and on weekends for special events.  
Jefferson County Free Legal Clinics(720) 772-2501Jefferson County Free Legal Clinics provide Jefferson County seniors with no-cost, one-on-one legal advice from local attorneys. A self-help desk enables seniors to access video links to volunteer lawyers. 
Aging and Disability Resource Center (303) 480-6700Jefferson County residents aged 60 and over can receive direct and indirect services from the Aging and Disability Resource Center. As the Area Agency on Aging for parts of Colorado, including Jefferson County, the center provides referrals to local, state and federal resources, case management, Medicare and Medicaid counseling and elderly refugee assistance.  
Jefferson County Veterans Services (303) 271-4574Jefferson County residents who have served in the U.S. military can access information, services and benefits from the Jefferson County Veterans Services Office. Trained staff provide assistance to former service members, helping them apply for service-based entitlements and access medical care.

Colorado Old Age Pension(303) 271-1388Colorado’s Old Age Pension and Medical Care Program is available to low-income residents aged 60 and over. Eligible recipients may also be able to obtain Medicare Savings Program benefits. 

Wheat Ridge Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Long-term care facilities in Colorado are regulated by Colorado’s Department of Public Health & Environment. All facilities are required to be in compliance with applicable rules and regulations regarding staffing, accommodations and medication. 

Our Assisted Living in Colorado page has more information on these rules and regulations.