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10 Best Assisted Living in Littleton, Colorado

Littleton, Colorado, is the county seat of Arapahoe County and home to over 8,300 seniors aged 65 and above. Natural beauty is never far away in the city and can be enjoyed in the area's diverse parks, such as KetringGeneva and Sterne Parks. The air quality here is on par with the national average and the water quality, at 86, is among the best in the nation. All these factors combine to make Littleton a great place to retire.

The cost of living in Littleton is 46% higher than the national average and more than 14% higher than the state average, due to higher home prices and transportation costs. Seniors in Littleton who need assistance with daily tasks can find it at one of the areas assisted living facilities. This type of care costs an average of $4,500 per month in Littleton, compared with the national average of $4,051. In general, the cost of all types of senior care is more expensive in Littleton than in the state as a whole. The exception is adult daycare, which at $1,625 per month, costs the same in the city and state, according to the Genworth Cost of Care Survey 2019.

Check out our guide to the 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Littleton to find one that meets your expectations.

Sunrise at Orchard

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5975 South Holly Street

Littleton, CO 80121

(720) 262-9945

Sunrise at Orchard offers seniors a comprehensive care package that includes full housekeeping services, warm, attentive staff and numerous opportunities for social gatherings. Living arrangements include companion suites, as well as one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartments. Residents engage in the Sunrise community by sponsoring clubs, and there are also numerous physical and social activities to choose from. In addition to coloring classes, chair yoga and live music, enjoy regularly scheduled group trips and outings.

  • Restaurant-style dining and meals made with fresh, local ingredients
  • Beauty salon and barbershop

Brookdale Littleton

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2871 South Continental Divide Road

Littleton, CO 80127

(844) 988-6159

At Brookdale Littleton, you can enjoy your independence while receiving personalized, quality care. The studios or one-bedroom apartments all come equipped with full closets, wall-to-wall carpeting and either a kitchenette or kitchen. You can choose from a variety of excursions and activities, including outings to local parks and museums. Entertainment and social activity are equally plentiful on-site. Weekly movies, games and happy hour are some of the regular activities offered. On-site physical or occupational therapies and 24-hour medical care are also available.

  • Specialized dietary menus
  • Beauty salon and barbershop

Morning Star Assisted Living and Memory Care

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5344 S Kipling Parkway

Littleton, CO 80127

(720) 669-6874

The caring, patient-centered environment of Morning Star Assisted Living and Memory Care provides an ideal place to enjoy your golden years. Residents enjoy linen and laundry services, housekeeping and access to 24-hour nursing care. Enjoy salon services at the on-site beauty salon and barbershop and participate in daily activities such as games and singalongs. Morning Star hosts special holiday events and provides outings for scenic drives and visits to the local Bear Creek Regional Park.

  • One-bedroom and studio apartment
  • Garden and patio with grill for gatherings

The Manor on Marston Lake

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4800 Old S. Wadsworth Blvd.

Littleton, CO 80123

(303) 932-9808

The Manor on Marston Lake provides the family-like experience with compassionate care. Residents can expect the privacy of individual rooms with en-suite baths, balcony views and internet, plus phone and cable TV. There are numerous social activities such as group meals, weekly games and planned social outings. Residents also receive assistance with scheduling and traveling to doctor appointments as well as help with ADLs and medication management.

  • Rent includes all utilities
  • Activities include music, games and massage

Libby Bortz Assisted Living

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5844 South Curtice Street

Littleton, CO 80120

(303) 347-9755

The amenities for seniors living at Libby Bortz Assisted Living include individual studio apartments, three meals per day and ongoing activities and amenities. Residents can enjoy social interaction or make time for themselves by taking part in weekly gatherings, watching movies in the on-site movie room or spending some time in the library. For those needing additional assistance, support is available for completing activities of daily living, including grooming, bathing and medication management.

  • Weekly laundry, linen and housekeeping service
  • Multilevel care for advanced stages of aging

The Gardens at Columbine

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5130 West Ken Caryl Avenue

Littleton, CO 80128

(303) 973-5115

The Gardens at Columbine offers residents a vigorous, active community complete with multiple living options and full-scale amenities and services. Take in the beauty of nature, including gorgeous mountain views, while relaxing in the beautiful 3-acre garden. An on-site chapel holds weekly religious services, and there is a library available for reading and quiet time. Residents can maintain physical health by using the fitness center or participating in the daily exercise class options. Also included are laundry services, 24-hour access to a licensed nurse and three hot meals per day.

  • One-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio apartments available
  • All apartments equipped with heating, air conditioning and a 24-hour emergency call system

Brookdale University Park

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2020 South Monroe Street

Denver, CO 80210

(844) 473-0997

Located less than six miles from downtown Denver is the assisted living community of Brookdale University Park. Its proximity to area restaurants, shopping and the Denver Zoo make social outings or family visits easy and convenient. Specialized studios, including an arts and crafts studio and woodworking shop, are available to help residents stay active doing what they love. Also available on-site are a library, beauty salon and barbershop, state-of-the-art fitness center and theater.

  • Pet-friendly
  • Menu that caters to special dietary needs

Brookdale Denver

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2600 South Roslyn Street

Denver, CO 80231

(844) 594-7299

At Brookdale Denver, residents are offered a range of amenities and services in a home-like setting. One-bedroom and studio apartments are available with a variety of floor plan options to suit various needs. All are filled with natural light and come equipped with a private, en-suite bathroom, emergency response call system as well as Internet and phone. Paint at the arts and crafts studio, enjoy a drink at the sports bar or watch a weekly movie at the theater.

  • Amenities include exercise, music, games and movies
  • Overnight guests allowed

Sunrise at Cherry Creek

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251 South Colorado Blvd.

Denver, CO 80246

(303) 800-3398

Conveniently located close to downtown Denver, Sunrise at Cherry Creek offers both assisted living and memory care. Its proximity to the Denver Zoo and popular shopping destinations make for a fun outing when family visits. Transportation to other off-site activities and appointments is possible through scheduled transportation. There are also many on-site entertainment options, such as a T.V. room for weekly movies, party space for birthdays and a library for reading. Residents can enjoy the outdoor landscaped gardens and covered patios, as well the many indoor communal gathering areas.

  • Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments, including companion suites, are available
  • Meals catered to specific dietary needs

Brookdale Parkplace

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111 Emerson Street

Denver, CO 80218

844) 431-9875

Brookdale Parkplace prides itself on providing a hotel-like setting and state-of-the-art amenities. Airy, light-filled studios and one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments are available with carpet or hardwood flooring. All residences come with Internet, emergency response system and either kitchenettes or full kitchens. Residents may choose to exercise in the modern fitness center, take a swim in the pool or relax on one of the gardens or patios. We included Brookdale Parkplace on our list because it is a member of Optimum Life and Celebrations, a wellness-focused lifestyle program, providing many services, including lectures and discussion groups, book clubs, gardening and yoga.

  • Housekeeping and weekly laundry included
  • On-site beauty salon and barbershop, computer room, spa, library and gym