11 Memory Care Facilities near Thornton, CO

1 Memory Care Facility in Thornton, CO

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Park Regency Assisted Living and Memo...

Provides: Memory Care
12610 Hudson St., Thornton, CO 80241
"Park Regency Thornton Assisted Living and Memory Care is an inviting, active community in the north Denver suburbs. As a faith-based community, service is our top priority. We understand a new..." More

10 Memory Care Facilities near Thornton, CO

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Caring Star 2018

Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge

Provides: Memory Care
11180 Irving Drive, Westminster, CO 80031
"Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge is a retirement community located in Westminster, Colo., just north of the Mile High City. The community's focus is on helping seniors at all stages of their lives..." More

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Caring Star 2015

Sunrise of Westminster

Provides: Memory Care
10280 North Sheridan Boulevard, Westminster, CO...
"The care our mother received over the past two and half years was above and beyond our greatest expectations. The staff is knowledgeable and kind, compassionate and caring and truly feels like..." More

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Brookdale Arvada

Provides: Memory Care
7720 Allison Street, Arvada, CO 80005
"Brookdale Arvada provides assisted living residents with lifestyles, housing, and services in comfortable surroundings combined with exceptional amenities, programs, and care. Through Brookdale's..." More

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Villagio of Broomfield

Provides: Memory Care
11952 Gray St, Broomfield, CO 80020
"My Mom has been a resident at Villagio for 2 years now & we have been very happy with all aspects of her care. The staff is super friendly, caring & helpful; going out of their way to meet..." More

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Greenridge Place Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
7700 W 101st Avenue, Westminster, CO 80021
"We moved my mother to Greenridge Place two months ago, and we couldn't be more pleased! The staff is great and is taking wonderful care of mom. The meals are fantastic. Mom has shown amazing..." More

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Applewood Our House - Arvada

Provides: Memory Care
6435 Garrison Street, Arvada, CO 80004
"Our mission is to Change Peoples Lives, we feel very strongly give our residents New Memories with caring relationships with our caregiving staff. We work hard to build strong partnerships with our..." More

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Jaxpointe Assisted Living at Saulsbur...

Provides: Memory Care
6445 Saulsbury Court, Arvada, CO 80003
"If your loved one has had memory issues such as Alzheimer's or dementia, our beautiful home environment will provide less confusion, appropriate stimulation, great activities, outings, fun and much..." More

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Legend of Broomfield

Provides: Memory Care
12600 Lowell Blvd , Broomfield, CO 80634
"At Legend of Broomfield, you’ll find a vibrant atmosphere that values both community and individuality. Gathering areas are purposefully designed to make life more engaging, convenient and social,..." More

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Almost Like Home

Provides: Memory Care
6741 W 65th Avenue, Arvada, CO 80003
"Sadly my Mom passed away on October 3, 2017 after living at Almost Like Home for 5 1/2 years. I have been greatly comforted by the fact I always knew she was well taken care of but now realize how..." More

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Nurturing Care Home Arvada

Provides: Memory Care
5375 Otis Street, Arvada, CO 80003
"Nurturing Care Home offers a nice courtyard for the residents to exercise and enjoy a little fresh air during the day. Each room has a 1/4 bath and a large spacious living area with bright sunny..." More

Memory Care near Thornton, CO

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What to Consider About Memory Care in Thornton

Thornton is a suburb of Denver, Colorado, and is home to more than 118,000 residents. Nearly 10 percent of Thornton's population is aged 65 years or older, many of whom have been diagnosed with dementia, which affects an estimated 71,000 seniors in Colorado

Those who require residential care for Alzheimer's disease or other dementia disorders can receive such care in the city's single memory care facility, which is regulated by the Minnesota Department of Public Health and Environment. Officially, facilities that provide memory care in Colorado are known as assisted living residences and are subject to the same regulations as those that provide basic assisted living services to seniors.

  • The air quality in Thornton and throughout Adams County is fairly good, according to the American Lung Association. That means that the air poses little threat to seniors and those with respiratory illnesses. 
  • Thornton's winters are cold and snowy. The city gets 45 inches of snow each year, nearly 20 inches more than the national average, and experiences average temperatures in January as low as 18 degrees. When touring memory care facilities, it's a good idea to discuss how the facility prevents seniors with dementia from wandering outdoors, particularly in frigid temperatures. 
  • While the cost of living in Thornton is 35 percent higher than the average U.S. city, the cost of healthcare is slightly lower than the national average. This may be a consideration for families who have a strict memory care budget. 
  • The Thornton area is home to world-class medical facilities, including those that specialize in brain health and dementia care such as North Suburban Medical Center, in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 


Paying for Memory Care in Thornton

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Colorado

$6,300.00 Louisville
$5,673.00 Wheat Ridge
$5,650.00 Thornton
$5,530.00 Westminster
$5,037.00 Denver
$5,025.00 Broomfield
$4,798.00 US
$4,681.00 Arvada

Memory Care costs in Thornton start around $5,650 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $4,798 per month.

It’s important to note that memory care rates in Thornton 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 Thornton

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 Thornton

Thornton 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 Thornton, please visit our Assisted Living in Colorado page.

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Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Thornton

Thornton-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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