Part of the greater Denver area, Littleton is a historic suburb with a lively downtown core. It has a population of 48,065 people, with slightly more seniors than the national average at 17.2%. Residents can take advantage of easy access to a high number of good-quality health care services at a cost slightly lower than the national average. Littleton is relatively tax-friendly for retirees and has a low rate of violent crime.
Seniors in Littleton can also choose from a wide range of assisted living facilities. Highly trained staff in these facilities are available to assist residents with personal care, housekeeping and meal preparation. In addition, many of these communities offer activities and social events for enrichment. It costs around $4,850 per month for this type of care, although actual prices vary depending on the location and amenities available.
This guide is designed to help seniors decide whether retirement in Littleton is right for them. It discusses the pros, cons and costs of assisted living in the area as well as the resources available to local seniors.