VILLAGE AT BELMAR
Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care in Lakewood
If you are interested in learning more about the Village at Belmar, or other senior communities and facilities in Lakewood, call senior advisor Marnie Biln, (303) 222-5281, to schedule a free consultation. Marnie helps seniors and their families find the best community or facility, based on their needs, and preferences and there’s never a charge for her senior placement services.
The Village at Belmar, in Lakewood, is situated on a nine-acre campus in the heart of the Belmar Shopping District. Just about everything you could need is within a mile of this senior living community, not to mention all of the amenities that are on the grounds.
There’s a ¼ mile walking path, outdoor bocce courts, BBQ areas, an outdoor fireplace, an exercise room, a movie theater, a hair salon, and even outdoor dining. Activities at the Village at Belmar include happy hours, fitness classes, weekly trips to the grocery store and library, Bingo, Bridge club, live music and three or four outings per week.
The latest technology that’s available at the Village at Belmar includes virtual reality headsets, interactive video learning systems, and Bluetooth headphones that amplify sounds. In assisted living and memory care, innovations have been incorporated into the building, such as “Quiet Care Monitoring,” which helps facilitate more personalized care.
Built in 2017, the Village at Belmar community includes 156 units (60 in independent living, 72 in assisted living, and 24 in memory care). In independent living, there are two-bedroom flats, with full gourmet kitchens and private garages and decks. In Assisted Living and Memory Care, there are studios, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom options, all of which have kitchenettes.
Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy are available on-site, and there’s also nursing coverage available 16 hours per day.
Pets are allowed (cats and dogs) in independent living and in assisted living.
Locally owned and operated, the Village at Belmar was awarded the 2019 “Best of the Best” by Colorado Community Media, in the categories of: independent living, assisted living, and in memory care.
Please make note: The Village at Belmar doesn’t accept Medicaid.
Name Of Facility or Community: Village at Belmar
Type Of Facility: Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care
Phone: (303) 351-5455
Location: Lakewood, in the Belmar Shopping District
Address: 7825 West Alameda Avenue, Lakewood, Colorado, 80226
Nearby Major Cross-Streets: Alameda Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard
Cost: Independent Living at the Village at Belmar costs $4,500-$5,200 per month; Assisted Living at the Village at Belmar costs $4,800-$7,200 per month, plus fees for a la carte services; Memory Care at the Village at Belmar costs $7,200-$8,300 per month, all inclusive.
Types of Units: In Independent Living, there are 2-bedroom/2bath flats, ranging from 1,220-1,567 square feet, all of which have full gourmet kitchens and private garages and decks. In Assisted Living and Memory Care there are studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom suites, all of which have kitchenettes.
Size Of Facility: In Independent Living at the Village at Belmar, there are 60 flats. In Assisted Living, there are 72 apartments. In Memory Care there are 24 suites. The Village at Belmar has a total of 156 units.
Ratio Of Staff To Residents: In Assisted Living, the ratio is 1 staff member to 8-10 residents, depending on the current residents’ needs. In Memory Care, the ratio is 1 staff member to 6-8 residents.
Meals and Dining Options: Independent Living at the Village at Belmar includes 13 meals per month. In Assisted Living and Memory Care, there are three hot meals per day, prepared in-house and ordered from a menu. There are also snacks.
Amenities: At the Village at Belmar, there’s a movie theater, a multi-purpose activities room with a kitchen, a ¼ mile walking path, a bocce ball court, an exercise room, an outdoor fireplace, BBQ areas, and outdoor dining.
Regularly Scheduled Activities: The Village at Belmar’s activities include fitness classes, happy hours, a gardening club, outings three or four times per week, weekly trips to the grocery store and library, painting classes, Bridge club, Bingo, live music, and inter-generational activities. Bluetooth headphones amplify sounds and allow residents who are hard of hearing to actively participate in the activities.
Individual Transportation: Individual transportation can be scheduled for medical appointments within a 10-mile radius from the Village at Belmar.
Group Transportation: There’s group transportation available for shopping, outings, and scenic drives.
On-Site Services: There’s a hair salon at the Village at Belmar, as well as on-site physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and skilled nursing services. There’s a choice of physician groups who visit residents in their flats or suites. A mobile dentist and a podiatrist also come in on a regular basis.
Pet Policies: Yes, cats and dogs are allowed in Independent Living and Assisted Living at the Village at Belmar.
Smoking: No, the Village at Belmar is a non-smoking community.
Religious Affiliation/Options: There are no religious affiliations. Every Sunday, residents are provided transportation to various churches.
Emergency Call System: In Assisted Living, there is a daily check in system in place. In Assisted Living and Memory Care, emergency call system neck pendants (with GPS locators) are available for residents.
Assistance With Medications: Yes, assistance with medications is available in Assisted Living, for an additional monthly fee. Assistance with medications is included in the monthly fee in Memory Care.
Memory Care: Yes, there’s a separate, secured Memory Care unit at the Village at Belmar.
Incontinence Care: Yes, incontinence care and catheter care are provided in Assisted Living, for an additional fee of $420 per month. Incontinence care is included in the monthly fee in Memory Care.
Wound Care: Residents must bring in their own home health agency to handle wound care.
Diabetic Care: Yes, residents can receive diabetes management from registered nurses.
Therapy Services: Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy are all available on-site.
Skilled Nursing Services: No, skilled nursing services aren’t provided. There is nursing coverage 16 hours per day.
Hospice and Palliative Care: Yes, hospice care and palliative care can be brought in.
Secured Environment: Yes, the environment in Memory Care at the Village at Belmar is secured.
Year Built/Opened: The Village at Belmar opened in 2017.
Lease Terms: In Independent Living at the Village at Belmar, a 1-year lease is required, with 60-days notice to terminate the lease. In Assisted Living and Memory Care, the lease terms are month-to-month. The community or the resident can terminate the lease at any point, with 30 days notice.
Age Restrictions: At the Village at Belmar, residents must be over the age of 55.
Accepts Medicaid: No, the Village at Belmar doesn’t accept Medicaid.