48 Memory Care Facilities near Denver, CO
There are 48 Memory Care Facilities in the Denver area, with 21 in Denver and 27 nearby.
The average cost of memory care in Denver is $5,232 per month. This is higher than the national median of $4,900. Cheaper nearby regions include Lakewood with an average starting cost of $5,083.
To help you with your search, browse the 35 reviews below for memory care facilities in Denver. On average, consumers rate memory care in Denver 4.6 out of 5 stars. Better rated regions include Wheat Ridge with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars.
Caring.com has helped thousands of families find high-quality senior care. To speak with one of our Family Advisors about memory care options and costs in Denver, call (855) 863-8283.
Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Denver, CO
What to Consider About Memory Care in Denver
The projected number Colorado state residents to have Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 is 110,000, and Denver has an array of facilities to cater to seniors in need of memory care. There are 58 facilities in the area including 18 within city limits, and they are regulated by the Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In Denver, as in the rest of the Centennial State, the agencies licensed to have memory care units are assisted living residences (ALRs), nursing homes, government-sponsored alternative care facilities (ACFs) and veterans' community living centers.
- The air quality in the Denver-Aurora metropolitan area ranks one of the worst in terms of ozone days and 24-hour and annual particle pollution as rated by the American Lung Association. Seniors with respiratory health issues and their families should take this into serious consideration.
- In addition to Denver’s overall cost of living being 12 percent higher than the national average mainly due to expensive housing, the state of Colorado levies partial taxation on social security income, retirement account withdrawals and pensions. However, these are compensated by the tax exemption on groceries and medicines, benefiting seniors and their families.
- Violent and property crimes in Denver occur at higher rates as compared to the rest of Colorado state and U.S. national averages. When choosing memory care facilities in the area, security systems are of great importance for seniors and their loved ones.
- Denver is home to world-class medical facilities including those specializing in brain health and dementia care such as UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital Neurosciences Center, Denver Neurological Clinic and the Geriatric Care Clinic and Neurology Division of Denver Health Medical Center in the event of medical emergencies or illness.
Paying for Memory Care in Denver
Average Monthly Costs
Cities in Colorado
Memory Care costs in Denver start around $4,987 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,048 per month.
It’s important to note that memory care rates in Denver 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 Denver
Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Colorado page.
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 Denver
Denver and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care 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 Denver, please visit our Memory Care in Colorado page.
Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Denver
Denver-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Colorado are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Colorado page for more information about these laws.
Other Options in Denver, CO
Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Denver
Review of Harvard Square Retirement and Senior Living
My mother will be moving in at Harvard Square Retirement & Senior Living, and it looks wonderful. It doesn't look like a jail, and they don't treat it like a jail. The Harvard Square has lemona... Read more
Review of Sunrise at Cherry Creek
My aunt is a resident in memory care. The facility is clean and the staff is absolutely wonderful. I have spent a lot of time there due to our family situation and continue to be impressed with t... Read more
Review of Rosemark at Mayfair
I toured Rosemark at Mayfair. They're larger. It's a newer, cleaner, and better facility. It has more to offer. It was clean and pretty big. They have crafts, they do movies, they have workouts, an... Read more