Legend of Colorado Springs

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

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2368 Research Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
Call (800) 385-2527
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Questions about Legend of Colorado Springs

What ongoing training does the staff receive in dementia care?

Associates receive training through a thorough onboarding program and ongoing, annual training as required by the state regulations. Department heads are required to participate in bi-annual training in their designated field of expertise.

What programs or activities does Legend of Colorado Springs offer to enrich residents' well-being?

Some of the life enrichment opportunities include: trips to the theater and art venues, outings to shopping and attractions, community and cultural events, informative lectures and educational speakers, volunteer opportunities, fitness classes, walking groups, social and themed parties, book clubs, family events and much more.

What transportation services does Legend of Colorado Springs offer to assisted living residents?

This community offers scheduled transportation via shuttle buses for our assisted living resident’s convenience. Community is equipped with a porte-cochere for the convenience and safety of all residents.

What makes the chef or dining program at Legend of Colorado Springs exceptional? What kind of menu can assisted living residents expect?

This community offers a Gold Leaf Dining experience for all residents which entail fresh prepared meals in our own kitchen by our staff of professional Gold Leaf Chefs. Breakfast consists of a wide array of traditional breakfast items, including eggs cooked to order. For lunch and dinner, you may choose a freshly prepared selection from the Gold Leaf Choice menu or the Café Select menu, and your choice will be brought to your table by one of our friendly wait staff. The Gold Leaf Choice menu is created by the chef and changes daily.

What safety features or security measures does Legend of Colorado Springs offer to assisted living residents?

Trained associates are on the premises 24-hours a day, electromagnetic locking doors, specialty carpets near doors with alarms, etc.

How does Legend of Colorado Springs keep residents' families informed about their loved ones?

This community publishes a monthly newsletter which often contains a calendar of planned events, a schedule of daily activities is posted at the community. Families will receive a phone call if there is any change in the health of the resident.

If Legend of Colorado Springs accepts dogs or cats, what indoor/outdoor areas can they enjoy?

Residents are allowed to have well-behaved pets and there is ample space outdoors for residents to enjoy with their pets.

What ongoing senior care training does the staff receive?

Associates receive training through a thorough onboarding program and ongoing, annual training as required by the state regulations. Department heads are required to participate in bi-annual training in their designated field of expertise.

What safety features or security measures does Legend of Colorado Springs provide to protect residents who wander?

When residents appear to be moving towards an exit, associates are trained to re-direct them back to their activities or apartments. Special carpet designed to deter residents are placed around fire exits and the doors in each community are installed with electro-magnetic locking systems.

What programs or activities does Legend of Colorado Springs offer to keep residents engaged? How does the staff engage residents' long-term memories?

Programs and activities for Memory Care Residents are customized based on personal interest, cognitive and physical abilities using the resident’s life story.

Who assesses residents' health and cognitive functioning? How often is that assessment repeated?

Each resident’s health and cognitive functioning are assessed by the health care coordinator when they move into the community. Each resident is assessed again 30 days after move-in and every 120 days after that by the Healthcare Coordinator.

What techniques does Legend of Colorado Springs use to support memory care residents during mealtimes?

A half hour before mealtimes, aroma therapy is used to stimulate synapses in the brain to recognize that it is time to eat, residents are escorted to the dining room and accompanied at the table by an associate who demonstrates mirroring techniques to enhance memories of proper eating techniques.

How does Legend of Colorado Springs keep residents' families informed about their loved ones' health?

Anytime there is a change in the health or behavior of a resident, the family is notified with a phone call.

Describe the neighborhood around Legend of Colorado Springs. Is it located in a residential neighborhood, a business district, a rural setting, or other type of locale?

This community is located in close proximity to residential neighborhoods with easy access to various hospitals and clinics for the convenience of the residents.

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About Legend of Colorado Springs

At Legend of Colorado Springs, an assisted senior living and memory care community, residents enjoy endless blue skies, beautiful, natural scenery of Pikes Peak from a sprawling second-floor balcony, along with the perfect blend of amenities and services that make residents feel right at home. It’s more than a place to live, it’s a place to thrive, where every day is an opportunity to live your best life.

In fact, Legend of Colorado Springs provides the perfect setting to experience the world anew. Our team of trained and trusted senior living experts provide the highest standards of personalized care along with superb hospitality, all the while respecting residents’ privacy, independence, dignity, and quality of life. The Legend Experience Designed to enrich the mind, spirit, and body, and enhance the overall health and well-being of each resident.

Legend of Colorado Springs ensures your comfort, and enjoyment in our care by providing:

  • Personalized Service and Individualized Care
  • Expertly Planned Meals That Nourish Both the Body and Mind
  • First-Class Amenities
  • Organized Leisure Activities
  • Companionship and Personal Assistance
  • Purposefully Designed Environments
  • Pet-Friendly Residences
  • Memory Care Based on The Latest Medical Research and Practice
  • Award-Winning Innovative Therapies
  • Legend of Colorado Springs offers a carefree lifestyle that allows residents to be as active as they want to be, together with spaces for socializing and quiet contemplation. Here, you can focus on your passions, discover new interests, and bond with new friends. You’ll find this and more at Legend of Colorado Springs, an assisted senior living and memory care community.


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