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COVID-19 Rules for Assisted Living in Littleton

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 Littleton

Littleton’s monthly average cost for assisted living is $5,550, notably above the national average of $4,500 and the Colorado average of $4,750.

Assisted Living in Littleton vs. Nearby Cities

The top of the Colorado price range is represented by Boulder, where seniors spend an average of $6,275 a month on assisted living. Lower prices are found in Fort Collins, at $4,000 per month, and Greeley, at $4,440 a month. According to Genworth’s reporting, Pueblo has the state’s lowest average costs for assisted living at $3,800.

  • Littleton: $5,550
  • Colorado: $4,750
  • National: $4,500
  • Boulder: $6,275
  • Pueblo: $3,800
  • Greeley: $4,400
  • Fort Collins: $4,000

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

Seniors who only need supervision during normal working hours can save some money by making use of adult day care, which costs a comparatively low $2,275 per month. All other long-term care options in the area are more expensive than assisted living. A semiprivate room in a nursing home comes with a price tag of $8,669 per month. Slightly cheaper is in-home care; homemaker services are available for $6,769 per month and home health aide services, which are more robust, are available for $6,864 a 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 Littleton was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Denver, was used instead.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Littleton

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Other Ways to Pay for Assisted Living in Littleton

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 Littleton.

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

Littleton’s seniors have access to an array of government and nonprofit resources aimed at improving their day-to-day lives. Such resources include limited legal representation from area attorneys, community events intended to boost social connection and protective oversight of shared living facilities.

Resource Contact Service
Denver Regional Council of Governments 303-455-1000 The DRCOG serves as the Area Agency on Aging for the greater Denver area, which includes Littleton’s Arapahoe County. This agency works to provide adults over 60 with health and nutrition support; as such, its offerings include congregate meal programs at local senior centers, case management services and connection to low-cost transportation.
Seniors Resource Center 303-238-8151 This Denver-based private nonprofit organization serves seniors in the area with educational seminars on aging, modern technology, tax preparation, improving quality of life via financial choices and more. It can also help seniors connect socially through on-site card games and fitness classes.
Aging Well Resource Center 303-795-3961 This arm of the DRCOG is conveniently accessible through Littleton’s Bemis Library. Its staff members can provide half-hour consultations to help walk-ins better understand their options concerning aging-related topics such as veterans’ benefits, medical options and caregiver selection and support.
Way to Go 303-458-7665 This transportation program is a ride-matching service focused on connecting commuters with carpooling groups; participating vehicles range from four-seat cars to 15-passenger vans. Denver-area seniors with limited physical mobility may find Way to Go’s curb-to-curb service more suited to their needs than public transportation. Most of its services are completely free through federal funding, though some carry a small fee.

Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Littleton

Assisted Living Communities in Littleton 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 Littleton Area

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

  • Sorted through 100 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 15 hours researching assisted living communities in Littleton
  • Read more than 800 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 Littleton 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 Littleton, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 100 communities in the Littleton 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%)

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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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