Pueblo has a population of over 111,800, 17.5% of which are aged 65 and older. The area has a semi-arid, steppe climate, offering four distinct seasons throughout the year. Residents can expect snowy winters, rainy springs and warm summers. According to the U.S. News and World and Report, Parkview Medical Center is regionally ranked number seven in Southeastern Colorado. The medical center is high performing in seven conditions and procedures, including cardiology and endocrinology.
The city has an average monthly cost of $8,425 for a semiprivate room in a nursing home, $669 higher than the national average of $7,756 per month, according to the Genworth 2020 Cost of Care Survey. Seniors who don’t require the 24-hour supervision and security of a nursing home may find that assisted living facilities better fit their needs. For those who wish to remain at home, home health care allows seniors to remain at home while receiving daily visits from qualified caregivers.
This guide further discusses and compares the cost of senior care in Pueblo and nearby cities and offers a few resources for seniors and their caregivers in the final section.