5 Memory Care Facilities near Boulder, CO

2 Memory Care Facilities in Boulder, CO

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Sunrise of Boulder

Provides: Memory Care
3955 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80301
"My father moved into the memory care of Sunrise of Boulder. I think everything is fine, and so far I'm happy and satisfied with the care that he's getting there. I think the physical appearance of..." More

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Memory Care
575 Tantra Dr., Boulder, CO 80305

3 Memory Care Facilities near Boulder, CO


Sunrise at FlatIrons

Provides: Memory Care
400 Summit Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80021
"Introducing Sunrise at FlatIrons, a distinctive community that may redefine your idea of senior living. We offer a lifestyle free from the worries of home maintenance, an impressive collection of..." More


Juniper Village at Louisville

Provides: Memory Care
1078 S. 88th Street, Louisville, CO 80027
"My mother has been very well cared for by the wonderful staff at Juniper Village. She is far happier than we ever thought she would be in a memory care facility." More


Balfour Cherrywood Village

Provides: Memory Care
282 Mccaslin Blvd, Louisville, CO 80027
"I've done assessments for clients (I'm a social worker) and have been on professional tours here. It's a memory care assisted living community about 10 minutes from Boulder. I like the staff here...." More

Memory Care near Boulder, CO

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Boulder

Over 10 percent of Boulder's 107,000 residents are aged over 65. Residents with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can find assistance in one of the city's two memory care facilities. Another four can be found in the nearby communities of Louisville, Broomfield and Longmont.

It's estimated that 71,000 Colorado residents have Alzheimer's disease and the  the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment licenses and monitors assisted living residences, including those in Boulder, for people with dementia. These facilities must provide specialized training to staff and provide secure buildings and outside areas for residents.

  • Ozone pollution in Boulder County, including Boulder city, is high, with the city receiving a failing grade for this category in the State of the Air Report 2018. Particle pollution is lower and the city received passing grades in these categories. Families of seniors with respiratory conditions may need to investigate how this will affect their health.
  • Boulder has cold winters and warm summers. The average high temperature in July is 88 degrees, and the January low averages just 18. The city gets 245 days of sunshine each year, giving seniors plenty of opportunity to relax outdoors. However, there's around 95 inches of snow each year, almost 70 inches more than the national average, which can keep people inside over winter.
  • All sources of retirement income are taxable in Colorado; however, the state has deductions available for seniors which may reduce tax bills. In addition, groceries and medicine are sales tax exempt allowing families to budget more memory care for their loved ones.
  • The Boulder area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as Boulder Community Health, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

Paying for Memory Care in Boulder

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Colorado

$6,422.00 Longmont
$6,300.00 Louisville
$5,530.00 Westminster
$5,025.00 Broomfield
$4,799.00 US
$4,681.00 Arvada
$4,600.00 Golden
$4,096.00 Boulder

Memory Care costs in Boulder start around $4,096 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,799 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Boulder 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 Memory Care in Boulder

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Colorado page. Financial Assistance in Colorado Financial Assistance in Colorado

More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.

Free Memory Care Resources in Boulder

Boulder 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 memory care resources in Boulder, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Boulder

Boulder-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 Memory Care in Colorado page for more information about these laws.

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