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Page Reviewed / Updated – October 6, 2022

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The overall cost of living in Arvada, CO, is higher than the national average as well as the Colorado average, but retirees can still find financial benefits to living in the area. Health care costs in Arvada are 8% less than the national average and several points less than the state average. Utility costs are lower than the nationwide and state averages. Colorado’s Old Age Pension Health and Medicare Program is available for qualifying retirees who meet low-income guidelines. Although Colorado enacts a 4.55% state income tax on Social Security benefits, up to $24,000 of that income is deductible for those over 65. The average cost of assisted living in Arvada is $5,500 per month. 

In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Arvada, CO, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Arvada, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.

The Cost of Assisted Living Care in Arvada, CO

According to data from the 2021 Genworth Cost of Care Survey, residents of assisted living facilities in Arvada and other Denver suburbs pay an average of $5,500 per month. This is $750 higher than the median cost of care in Colorado of $4,750 and $1,000 higher than the national average of $4,500. Boulder residents pay more for assisted living at $6,275, while Pueblo residents have among the lowest costs at $3,800. Those near the western border in Grand Junction pay an average of $4,250.

  • Arvada: $5,500
  • Colorado: $4,750
  • United States: $4,500
  • Boulder: $6,275
  • Pueblo: $3,800
  • Grand Junction: $4,250

The Cost of Other Types of Care in Arvada, CO

Next to adult day health care, which averages $2,275, per month, assisted living is the most affordable senior care option in Arvada. In-home care averages $6,769, while costs for home health care, which provides clinical services in the home, average $6,864. Arvada residents pay the most for nursing home care, where prices average $8,669 for a semi-private room and $10,053 for a private room. 

  • Assisted Living Facility: $5,500
  • In-Home Care: $6,769
  • Home Health Care: $6,864
  • Adult Day Health Care: $2,275
  • Nursing Home Facility (semi-private room): $8,669
  • Nursing Home Facility (private room): $10,053

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

Gardens on Quail

At Gardens on Quail, an on-site physician manages a team of licensed clinicians who work seven days a week assisting residents with their personal hygiene and helping them keep track of their medications. Seniors have a variety of activities to keep them busy, such as practicing their stroke on the putting green, checking their seedlings in the raised gardens and relaxing with neighbors on the comfortable patio seating while they admire the community's landscaped grounds. 

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Located 16 miles away from Denver, Springwood is a senior living community offering independent living, assisted living and memory care. Each day's schedule is filled with mental and physical wellness activities, as well as outings, movies and social events. We featured Springwood on our top 10 list due to its numerous on-site health care services, which make it easy for seniors to receive health exams and screenings, such as blood pressure checks and diet evaluations. Residents have a choice between studio and one-bedroom apartments, and all of the accommodations are equipped with kitchenettes and private bathrooms. 

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  • Continuum of care allows aging in place
  • Fitness programs designed to improve circulation and flexibility

Sunrise of Westminster

Situated in Westminster, minutes away from medical facilities, Sunrise of Westminster helps seniors thrive by providing 24-hour care, a robust activities calendar and nutritious, chef-prepared meals three times a day. The community's dining services coordinator has more than two decades of experience. Seniors can spend their afternoons practicing their poker face around the card tables, improving their balance in an exercise class and relaxing with their neighbors while they enjoy a classic film. 

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Brookdale Arvada

Seniors looking to maintain an active and maintenance-free lifestyle will find that Brookdale Arvada's services and amenities make it an ideal place to spend their golden years. Outdoor walking paths, a garden and a courtyard encourage seniors to socialize and participate in outdoor activities while staff members take care of their laundry and housekeeping. Healthy, freshly-prepared meals are served throughout the day in the community dining room, and the culinary team can adjust their savory entrees to fit a variety of dietary needs. 

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Arbor View Senior Living

With Bible studies, fitness classes and entertainment outings, Arbor View Senior Living's event calendar presents a variety of activities to help residents stay engaged with the community and mentally enriched. Security-monitored entryways prevent unauthorized visitors, and the community's 24-hour care team ensures residents receive prompt assistance with their medications and daily living tasks.  

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Northglenn Heights Assisted Living

Northglenn Heights Assisted Living is located in Northglenn, minutes away from parks, churches and restaurants. The community offers a variety of spacious studio and one-bedroom apartments, which come equipped with kitchenettes and bathrooms secured with safety features. With activities designed to enhance social, intellectual and physical wellness, the event calendar aims to improve residents' overall sense of well-being. Every day, the dining team provides residents with three nutritious meals from a diverse menu featuring dishes, such as herb-crusted chicken and roasted parmesan brussels sprouts. Before moving in full-time, seniors can experience the community's services and amenities during a trial stay in respite care. 

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MorningStar Senior Living of Arvada

Offering independent living, assisted living and memory care, MorningStar  Senior Living of Arvada provides older adults with around-the-clock care and a host of amenities to facilitate a worry-free lifestyle. Trained chefs design the community's seasonal dining menus, which often incorporate fresh ingredients grown by residents. In addition to the community's planned range of social and physical activities, resident-led activities enable seniors to share their knowledge to connect with and enrich the lives of their neighbors. Between painting, cultural outings, jewelry making and scenic rides, the event calendar appeals to a variety of preferences. 

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  • BrainWise dining program incorporates foods proven to support brain health
  • Hospice care available

Ralston Creek Neighborhood

At Ralston Creek Neighborhood, seniors receive weekly housekeeping and laundry services and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily living, enabling residents to spend more time participating in each day's social and recreational activities. Residents can choose from a variety of apartment homes, and all units include utilities and maintenance. With scheduled transportation, seniors at Ralston Creek Neighborhood always have a guaranteed ride to their medical appointments. 

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  • Spacious living area with plush seating and large screen TV
  • Emergency call system

Applewood Our House - Arvada

As a memory care and assisted living community, Applewood Our House - Arvada provides seniors with 24-hour assistance with daily living tasks, along with access to the community's gracious amenities and engaging event calendar. The community is surrounded by a landscaped yard where residents can socialize, join group activities and admire the scenic mountain views. Hallways monitored by video surveillance and entrances secured with access control systems are some of the added steps Applewood Our House has taken to ensure resident safety.   

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Brookdale University Park

Located steps away from public transportation and Prairie Park, Brookdale University Park is an independent living and assisted living community. Striving to empower seniors to maintain their independence, caregivers personalize care services to meet residents' preferences and needs. We included Brookdale University Park on our top 10 list because of its extensive amenities. Between its library, fitness center, theatre and woodworking shop, the community makes it easy for seniors to explore new hobbies with plentiful opportunities for socialization. 

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