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Colorado Springs Assisted Living

There are 60 Assisted Living Facilities in Colorado Springs, CO.

Assisted Living Facilities in Colorado Springs, CO

 

Overview

60 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Colorado Springs, Colorado or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Colorado Springs, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 60 facilities in Colorado Springs can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.

 

When Do Seniors in Colorado Springs Need Assistance?

Seniors in Colorado Springs will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Colorado senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

Types of Facilities in Colorado Springs

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Colorado Springs can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.

 

A. Small Care Home Facilities

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Colorado Springs are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by Colorado’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Colorado Springs.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Colorado Springs care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Colorado Springs Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.

 

B. Large Communities

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Colorado Springs will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by Colorado’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Colorado Springs or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in a Colorado Springs these Communities will typically prefer a large community due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Colorado Springs can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents.

 

Costs in Colorado Springs

The average cost of Assisted Living in Colorado Springs is $ 3520 per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ 1900 and can go as high as $ 6293 depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.

 

Paying for Care in Colorado Springs

Paying for Assisted Living in Colorado Springs can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Colorado Springs. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.

 

Colorado Licensing

The 60  Facilities in Colorado Springs are licensed, inspected and regulated by Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment, Health Facilities and Emergency Medical Services Division. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.

 

We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Colorado Springs to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Colorado Springs, please contact 877.523.6523 and a Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.

 

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