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COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Centennial

For assisted living communities, COVID-19 rules and regulations are typically set at the state level. You can view specific rules on our guide to assisted living in CO. These rules change often, and many communities have policies in place that go above and beyond what’s required by the state, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more.

How to Pay for Assisted Living in Centennial

Older adults pay an average of $5,550 a month for assisted living in Centennial, making it more expensive than the Colorado average.

Assisted Living in Centennial vs. Nearby Cities

Nationally, the average monthly price for assisted living is $4,500; statewide, it’s $4,750. The most expensive monthly cost for assisted living in Colorado is in Boulder, where seniors pay an average of $6,275. Prices are significantly lower in the city of Colorado Springs, where assisted living care runs approximately $4,663 per month, and Greeley, where it comes in at $4,400. Colorado’s lowest reported prices for assisted living care are in Pueblo, where seniors pay roughly $3,800 a month.

  • Centennial: $5,550
  • Colorado: $4,750
  • National: $4,500
  • Boulder: $6,275
  • Colorado Springs: $4,663
  • Greeley: $4,400
  • Pueblo: $3,800

Assisted Living vs. Other Types of Care in Centennial, CO

The most expensive kind of long-term care in Centennial is nursing home care, which costs an average of $8,669 per month. Seniors who prefer to age in their own homes can do so with the support of homemaker services, which cost an average of $6,769 per month, and home health aide services, which run approximately $6,864 per month. There’s a significant price drop for adult day care, which costs a comparatively low $2,275 per month.

  • Homemaker: $6,769
  • Home Health Aide: $6,864
  • Adult Day Care: $2,275
  • Assisted Living: $5,500
  • Nursing Home (semiprivate room): $8,669

Note: Data for Centennial was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Denver, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Centennial

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Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Centennial

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

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

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in Centennial.

Free and Low-Cost Assisted Living Resources for Seniors in Centennial

This list of affordable or no-cost supportive resources can help Centennial’s seniors find community activities, ongoing education classes, pro bono assistance with some legal matters and more. Resources are available from both government sources and private nonprofits.

Resource Contact Service
Colorado Legal Services 303-837-1313 Attorneys from this organization can help low-income Coloradans with some civil legal issues, including family law concerns such as guardianship, debt problems such as impending repossession and tax disputes. Some of CLS’ pro bono services are automatically made available for clients 60 or over, while others carry more specific income eligibility restrictions.
Smoky Hill Library 303-542-7279 Services offered through this library include technology seminars that can help seniors establish better internet security habits and storytelling series that allow older adults to share their unique backgrounds and connect socially with peers in the community.
Centennial Active Seniors 303-325-8000 This city-run initiative provides informational seminars, discussion groups and meditation sessions for Centennial’s older adults. It also runs a weekly Game Day event where adults 50 and over can get together for socializing over card games and table games.
Denver Regional Council of Governments 303-455-1000 This organization is the federally mandated Area Agency on Aging for Denver and its surrounding counties. Aimed at supporting the needs of seniors 60 and up, it oversees an array of programs that include Medicaid counseling, legal advocacy and assistance in researching long-term care options.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Centennial

Assisted Living Communities in Centennial are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined by the state. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.

Laws and regulations for assisted living in Colorado

The Top Assisted Living Communities in the Centennial Area

In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Centennial area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 160 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 13 hours researching assisted living communities in Centennial
  • Read more than 1,280 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 9 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Centennial is $5,500, which is higher than the state average of $4,750 and considerably higher than the national average of $4,500.

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Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Centennial, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 160 communities in the Centennial area.

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

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Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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