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

  • Sorted through 43 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Golden
  • Read more than 340 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 10 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 Golden is $4,850, which is higher than the state average of $4,575 and also higher than the national average of $4,300.

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 Golden, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 43 communities in the Golden area. Trusted Communities’s team of researchers spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Golden area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Applewood Our House Golden
Companion Suites, Private Rooms, Shared Rooms
Assisted Living, Memory Care
Not Listed
Applewood Our House Golden delivers assisted living and memory care services in a homey, friendly environment. Seniors have the choice of living in studio apartments, private rooms or semiprivate rooms and are welcome to bring their pets with them when they come to stay. They also receive support with the activities of daily living and are looked after 24 hours a day by skilled caregivers. The team organizes numerous activities each week to keep residents engaged and entertained, including live music, bowling, fishing trips and gardening. A physician visits weekly to monitor each resident's health. The property has a secure backyard for relaxation and gentle exercise. Home-cooked meals are served daily, based on a nutritious menu with options to suit personal tastes and preferences.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members and residents praise the facility for its cleanliness and welcoming atmosphere, with one explaining, "At each visit the house is spotless, vibrant with activity and music, bright and airy." Another says, "The caregivers have such big hearts and truly love the residents like their own grandmas."
5 out of 5 stars
(19) Reviews
1365 Yank St., Golden, CO 80401
Gardens on Quail
Golden Lodge Assisted Living & Memory Care
Golden Pond Retirement Community
Montage Ridge Senior Living
Mountain Vista Senior Living Community
Ralston Creek Neighborhood
Sevens Residential
The Verandas Assisted Living at Wheat Ridge

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.

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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