When choosing a senior living community for yourself or a loved one, we know you have questions. Some of the most commonly asked questions are included here, but if you don’t see an answer to your question, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team is happy to answer any questions so that you can make the best choice regarding this important decision.

As you’ve likely realized, costs can vary dramatically across senior living communities. In Assisted Living, for example, the total cost is based on the type and number of additional services required. 

Our current monthly costs for assisted living residents of The Argyle start at $3,600.

For more more information on financial planning, visit us here.

No, our community is not the same as a skilled nursing home. We have two different types of senior care available, Assisted Living & Independent Living.

The Argyle does not take Medicaid directly, and instead partners with InnovAge. InnovAge provides Medicaid processing and assistance services for prospective and current residents at The Argyle.

If needed, bathing assistance, continence care, medication administration, and other similar services are offered in addition to the monthly base rent. Costs for each type of service varies — to learn more about current pricing, we encourage you to contact us directly.

No, The Move in fee is not refundable after a resident moves in.

Costs to tend to incrementally increase each year due to increased costs nationally and in the Colorado Front Range. Rates adjustments typically happen each fall after The Argyle’s non-profit Board of Directors assess how best to maintain top-quality care and value to all residents.

Our apartments vary in size most are 250 to 350 square feet. Our floor plan for Assisted Living can be viewed here.

For our Highlands Dining Room breakfast is at 7:15AM, lunch at 11:45AM and dinner is at 5:15PM. For our Gardens Dining Room breakfast is at 7:45AM, lunch at 12:15PM and dinner is at 5:45PM.

Yes! We allow college dorm sized refrigerators.

Each month, we create a new menu based on requests and feedback. We also have a light fare menu available at lunch and dinner, so residents can order a soup, salad, burger or similar item if they prefer.

While this is a subjective question, we do get more compliments than complaints! Every meal served is home-cooked using wholesome, nutritious ingredients.

Transportation to and from events is free. Activity fees depend on the event. For example, if we go to a restaurant, each resident must pay for their meal. To make things easier, we ask for one large bill at the end of the meal, and then The Argyle will add the appropriate charges to each resident’s account.

Our community is open, inviting, and social. We never push residents to participate in activities or conversations that they aren’t interested in, but we do encourage socializing when appropriate. For example, we encourage seniors to enjoy meals in the dining room. When you walk through our doors, you’ll also see residents mingling with each other and enjoying conversations.

Absolutely! While residents don’t typically head out to explore on their own, there are a number of shopping and dining options near The Argyle. When friends and family visit, enjoying these nearby amenities is a wonderful way to spend time together. To learn more about our neighborhood and everything it has to offer click here.

Yes, public transportation through RTD is available nearby. RTD also has a program called SeniorRide, plus discounted fares for seniors. We also provide transportation to scheduled events and outings.

Yes, our neighborhood is very safe. The Berkeley/Highlands neighborhood of Denver is a growing, vibrant part of the city. The area is even popular with young families and their children, and you’ll always see people walking around and enjoying the atmosphere here.

Our residents have the freedom to come and go as they please. We simply ask residents to sign in and out of The Argyle.

Upon move-in, our residents are provided with a pendant that grants them instant access to assistance at the push of a button. This pendant not only ensures their safety but also allows us to pinpoint their location within the building whenever they require aid.

Regardless of individual religion, we support residents in their faith-based practices. We have a non-denominational pastor who visits regularly for Bible study, gospel hour, and more. For more information about what is happening and when, view our monthly events calendar.

In regards to turnover, it’s very common to have a core team of staff members. However, turnover within the senior health industry does tend to be high.

The Argyle completes an assessment prior to move-in, with any change of condition, and annually. These comprehensive assessments help our team establish a care plan to meet each resident’s care needs.

In the event of an emergency, residents are usually taken to Lutheran Medical Center. Seniors and their loved ones are welcome to request a different hospital, though please note that the paramedic who responds ultimately decides which facility to use.