54 Assisted Living Facilities near Longmont, CO
There are 54 Assisted Living Facilities in the Longmont area, with 11 in Longmont and 43 nearby.
The average cost of assisted living in Longmont is $3,840 per month. This is higher than the national median of $3,480. Cheaper nearby regions include Loveland with an average starting cost of $3,347.
To help you with your search, browse the 374 reviews below for assisted living facilities in Longmont. On average, consumers rate assisted living in Longmont 4.3 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Lafayette with an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped 7 families in Longmont find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about assisted living options and costs in Longmont, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Assisted Living Facilities in Longmont, CO
What to Consider About Assisted Living in Longmont
Longmont, Colorado, which is located in Boulder County, has a population of 92,088 — 17.4 percent of the population consists of residents over the age of 60. The area is home to 63 assisted living facilities, with 10 located within the city limits and 53 nestled in nearby communities. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment regulates the level of care provided by assisted living facilities to ensure seniors have a healthy, safe place to call home.
Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Longmont
- Longmont seniors can take advantage of reduced fares when using the city's local bus service and the express buses that run to Denver and Boulder. The Denver Regional Transportation District operates a wide-area bus service and a commuter rail that also have discounted rates for seniors.
The climate in Longmont provides an average of 247 sunny days per year, making it easy for seniors to walk, golf and explore the outdoors regularly. The area has an average of 14 inches of rain per year compared to a national average of 38, and an above-average 41 inches of snow provides winter recreation.
- The cost of living in the Longmont area is close to Denver’s and well below Boulder’s. This is mostly due to the cost of housing with other expenses near the national average.
- Property and violent crime scores in Longmont are 35.5 and 20.9 out of 100. The national average values are 38.1 and 31.1, respectively, so seniors should be able to navigate the area safely.
- The City of Longmont offers activities for seniors including classes, regional trips, special events and outdoor activities. RTD SeniorRide provides seniors with transportation to major classical concerts and pop performances in Denver and Boulder.
- According to the American Lung Association, the Denver and Boulder area have low-quality air. Combined with the effect of the area’s high altitude, some seniors with respiratory problems may need special care.
Paying for Assisted Living in Longmont
Average Monthly Costs
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Assisted Living costs in Longmont start around $3,915 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 Longmont 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 Longmont
In addition to Medicaid, the Colorado OAP (old age pension) system helps seniors with financial and health care needs. Colorado also supplements SSI payments, making assisted living more affordable.
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 Longmont
Longmont 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 Longmont, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.
Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Longmont
Longmont-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.
Other Options in Longmont, CO
Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Longmont
Review of Atria Longmont
My in-laws are at Atria Longmont. They ended up staying there and just move into assisted living in that facility. They're comfortable there. They know the people, and they have a nice two-bedroom ... Read more
Review of The Peaks Care Center
I can't say enough about the Peaks Care Center and how they've taken care of my mother. She initially entered The Peaks on an emergency basis (in November of 2017) when her CNA caregiver passed awa... Read more
Review of Brookdale Longmont
Brookdale fit our needs very well. We really liked the small community feel because it's not a big impersonal institution. The entire staff knows each resident by first name, and treats us like fam... Read more