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

  • Sorted through 38 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 9 hours researching assisted living communities in Thornton
  • Read more than 65 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 Thornton is $4,850, which is higher than the state average of $4,575 and the national average of $4,051.

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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 Thornton, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 38 communities in the Thornton area. Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Thornton 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.

Arbor View Senior Living
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments, Companion Suites
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Skilled Nursing
Assisted Living: $3,812, Independent Living: $1,400
Located less than 30 minutes north of Denver, Arbor View Senior Living is close to many shopping centers in Arvada and down the street from Majestic View Park, with a nature center and tennis courts. Licensed nurses and experienced caregivers provide personal care services to seniors who need help with daily tasks, including medication management and getting dressed. Residents can enjoy the exercise classes in the wellness center and hair cuts at the beauty salon. Group outings are scheduled to local grocery stores and local points of interest. Living accommodations are pet-friendly and select floor plans feature kitchenettes. Besides offering resident-reserved parking, the community also hosts devotional services on-site, including bible study groups.
What Residents are Saying:
Reviewers like the staff's dedication to the residents and the activities available. A relative of a resident wrote, "The Arbor View staff that took care of my dad were very friendly, loving, and caring. Overall, the entire staff were also very kind and thoughtful. ... While he was under their care, the communication was exceptional. … I would definitely recommend this facility."
2.83 out of 5 stars
(15) Reviews
8001 W. 71st Ave., Arvada, CO 80004
Bonaventure of Thornton
Brookdale Arvada
Keystone Place at Legacy Ridge
Northglenn Heights Assisted Living
Park Regency Thornton
Rocky Mountain Assisted Living - Thornton
Sunrise of Westminster
The Gardens at St. Elizabeth
The Villas At Sunny Acres

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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