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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Delta

Delta gets its name from its location on the Delta where Uncompaghre River meets the Gunnison. Confluence Park sits at this spot and seniors who enjoy the outdoors may enjoy walking along its trails or fishing on the lake.

People aged 65 and over make up around 22 percent of Delta's 8,800 residents. There are 2 assisted living facilities in the city offering accommodation to the senior population and they are administered by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Facilities that receive Medicaid reimbursements are called alternative care facilities.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Delta

  • The Delta area is home to world-class medical facilities, including Delta County Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
  • All Points Transit offers a Dial-A-Ride service to residents of Delta. This is a door-to-door service and Medicaid pays for approved trips. All Points Transit also coordinate trips from Delta to Grand Junction once or twice a month.
  • All retirement income is subject to state income tax in Colorado, including Social Security, pensions and retirement funds. A large deduction is available for people aged 55 and over and this increases when they turn 65, so seniors in Delta can keep their tax bills low.
  • Delta has an overall crime rate of 46 crimes per 1,000 residents, which is higher than 93 percent of other U.S. cities. Although the violent crime rate is lower than the Colorado average, property crime occurs at a rate of 44.88 crimes per 1,000 residents, compared to the state average of 27.02. Seniors may wish to ask facilities they tour about safety measures so they can be confident their belongings are secure.
  • Delta has warm summers and an average high in July of 91 degrees. Winters can be cold, with January lows of 15 degrees. The city also sees around 61 inches of snow each year, 35 inches more than the national average, which may keep seniors inside more than they'd like during the winter months.
  • The overall cost of living in Delta is 95 on the Sperling index, five points lower than the national average. Seniors can save money on many everyday expenses including healthcare and transportation, however food is expensive in the city, with grocery costs ranked nine points higher than the U.S. average.

Paying for Assisted Living in Delta

Assisted Living costs in Delta start around $0 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 Delta 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.

Cities in Colorado

Glenwood Springs

$5,800

Carbondale

$5,478

Montrose

$4,268

US

$4,000

Grand Junction

$3,974

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Delta

Delta seniors in alternative care facilities may be able to access assisted living through the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for persons who are Elderly, Blind, or Disabled (EBD).

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Colorado page.

Financial Assistance in Colorado

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 Delta

Delta 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 Delta, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Delta

Delta-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.

Laws and Regulations in Colorado

Reviews of Communities Nearby

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Pam

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Review of Crossroads at Delta

We chose Crossroads at Delta ALF for my father because it was available right away. There are very few people in there, but they have a lot of helpers. It's a new place that fits the needs of my...

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Harold C

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Review of Crossroads at Delta

Crossroads is a very nice, extremely well-kept facility with good personnel. The food service is very good, and the recreation service is good. It has been a good experience, so far. They have a...

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Assisted Living

Chalmers

I visited this facility

Review of Crossroads at Delta

I visited Crossroads Assisted Living and it's a very fine place, I like it. I also like the staff. The facility is really nice. I don’t have any negative just to comment on Crossroads. I met the...

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