158 Assisted Living Facilities near Centennial, CO
With an average cost of $3,434 in Centennial, it’s often difficult to find assisted living communities that provide high-quality care at an affordable price. At Caring.com, our mission is to make this process as smooth and painless as possible, and we’ve helped many families along the way.
This guide provides everything you need to quickly compare communities and narrow your search, including 26 unique reviews from residents and our comprehensive database that gives pricing, amenity information, photos and more on the 29 facilities in Centennial.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Centennial, CO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Centennial
As part of the south metro Denver area, Centennial boasts many attractive qualities that landed it on USA Today and Money Magazine's list of "Best Places to Live" in America. Seniors in Centennial make up over 14 percent of the population. Within the city of Centennial and the surrounding area, a total of 58 assisted living facilities for seniors. There are 30 in Centennial, while Denver and its suburbs house 28 additional assisted living communities. The licensing of assisted living facilities in the Centennial area and in Colorado, on the whole, is handled by the Department of Public Health and Environment.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Centennial
- The Centennial area is home to world-class medical facilities, including AFC Urgent Care and the Centennial Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Transportation in Centennial is very well-managed, with light rail service delivering passengers to stops in the Centennial area and into the neighboring city of Denver and its surrounding suburbs. Bus service can also take seniors to locations throughout the Centennial area and the surrounding communities. Access-A-Ride provides curb-to-curb service for seniors who have more difficulty getting around.
- The cost of living in the city is 35 percent higher than the national average. The good news is that groceries, health care, and transportation all are within a few percentage points of the U.S. average. Housing is the main expense in the area.
- The weather in Centennial has pleasant seasons and some extremes. The average high in July is around 87 degrees Fahrenheit, while the average low in January is 18 degrees Fahrenheit, and that comes with an average of 65 inches of snow per year. But, there are 245 sunny days per year in the city, offering a bright spot during the summer, spring and fall.
- In Centennial, residents don't have to worry too much about crime. Violent crime scores an 11.2, which is 19.9 points below the U.S. average. Property crime clocks in at 22.1, a score 16 points below the U.S. average.
Air quality is poor in the greater Denver area, including in the city of Centennial, with a D grade and an average of 7 orange days per year. This indicates air quality that is unhealthy for sensitive groups, including some seniors.
Paying for Assisted Living in Centennial
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Centennial start around $3,434 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.
It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Centennial and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.
Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Centennial
With two waiver programs for residents of assisted living facilities in Colorado, residents of Centennial have funding help. The waivers are the Supported Living Services Waiver and the Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver.
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Colorado page.
More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living
While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:
- Veterans Benefits
- Life Insurance Policy
- Long-Term Care Insurance
- Reverse Mortgage
For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.
Free Assisted Living Resources in Centennial
Centennial and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.
To see a list of free assisted living resources in Centennial, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Centennial
Centennial-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Colorado are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page for more information about these laws.
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Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Centennial
Review of Serenity House, E. Hunters Hill Drive
Our visit to Serenity House went well. We met Mike at the door, and we took a tour of the place. It seemed very homey. It had a nice feel when we walked in, it seems like a place where my mom wants... Read more
Review of Peakview Assisted Living & Memory Care
This is the end of my 2nd week here at Peakview Assisted Living. I've been in isolation for these two weeks and that's very difficult to handle. I can't see anybody, I can't go outside the door, an... Read more
Review of Holly Creek
We found Holly Creek for my mother. It's great. The staff is excellent, and they have full facilities there. They have a walking area. Read more