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The 10 Best Assisted Living Facilities in Pueblo West, CO for 2024

Our comprehensive listings and authentic reviews in Pueblo West, CO below include 28 Assisted Living facilities with 78 reviews. On average in Pueblo West, residents and their loved ones rate Assisted Living options 4.2 out of 5 stars.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Pueblo West

The Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment licenses assisted living facilities in Pueblo West and elsewhere throughout Colorado. The department is also responsible for surveying facilities for Medicare and Medicaid certification and ensuring communities adhere to relevant regulations.     

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Pueblo West

 

  • The overall cost of living in Pueblo West is almost 10% lower than the U.S. average and over 30% lower than the state average. Transport and grocery costs are typically lower than state and national norms, while health care costs are slightly higher than the Colorado average but lower than the U.S. median price. Assisted living offers fixed monthly fees, and seniors may qualify for financial aid through Health First Colorado’s Medicaid waiver programs, such as the Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver.

 

 

 

 

  • Colorado joined the AARP Age-Friendly Network in 2018, demonstrating its commitment to becoming more livable and comfortable for its senior population. The state’s action plan sets out several goals, including improved access to person-centered care, financial security for older adults and senior empowerment.

Paying for Assisted Living in Pueblo West

 

Assisted living communities in Pueblo West charge an average monthly fee of $3,800.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Nearby Cities

Pueblo West ranks as one of Colorado's most affordable locations for assisted living. Its median monthly rate is $950 less than the state average and $700 below the national average. Prices start at $3,800 in Pueblo West, but escalate to $6,275 in Boulder, marking a 65.1% increase. In Denver, seniors pay approximately $1,700 more per month than in Pueblo West, while Colorado Springs' rates are $863 higher. The cost differential narrows in Grand Junction, where assisted living fees are about $450 more than in Pueblo West.

Pueblo West

$3,800

Colorado

$4,750

United States

$4,500

Colorado Springs

$4,663

Boulder

$6,275

Grand Junction

$4,250

The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care

Seniors in Pueblo West can choose from various care settings. The most expensive is nursing home care, offering 24/7 monitoring and skilled nursing in a clinical setting. A semi-private room in a nursing home averages $8,000 monthly, which is $4,200 higher than the cost of assisted living. In-home care, costing $1,468 more than assisted living each month, provides personal care and assistance with daily activities in the senior's own residence. Additionally, home health care, which includes intermittent skilled nursing and therapeutic support, is approximately $1,443 more expensive per month than assisted living.

In-Home Care

$5,268

Home Health Care

$5,243

Assisted Living Facility

$3,800

Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room)

$8,000

Note: Data for Pueblo West was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Pueblo, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Pueblo West

Financial assistance is available for eligible seniors in Pueblo West through the Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for persons who are Elderly, Blind, or Disabled (EBD), which helps fund residents in alternative care facilities.

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 Pueblo West

Pueblo West 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 Pueblo West, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Pueblo West

 

Pueblo West Assisted Living Communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all Assisted Living Facilities 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

Assisted Living

Becki

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

Review of Cappella of Pueblo West

Once you need “assistance” you’re asked to leave the facility because they can’t provide actual assistance. You have to be able to stand on your own so once you become dependent on a wheelchair for...

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Assisted Living

Yvonne

I visited this facility

Review of Cappella of Pueblo West

Everybody at Cappella of Pueblo West seemed to be friendly. They had a nice outdoor area, and the apartments looked nice. It was quiet the day we were there. There were just a couple of people that...

Provider response

Hi Yvonne, thank you so much for your positive comments about Cappella Pueblo West! If you have any further questions, please give us a call. We're always happy to help!

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Lisa

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

Review of Cappella of Pueblo West

Cappella of Pueblo West is where my mom is, and it's very lovely (from the administration to housekeeping). It is an assisted living facility and they have wonderful food for the residents. They...

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