Liberty Heights is among the best Colorado memory care facilities. It provides a safe and welcoming community with an array of rich experiences for seniors. The secure Colorado Springs memory care community is surrounded by the second largest city in Colorado, with the Rocky Mountains and high desert land nearby.
Colorado Springs also sits on the doorstep of the United States Air Force Academy. The academy is known for the stunning spires of the Cadet Chapel, and there are plenty of other sights to see.
Liberty Heights also has a full calendar of programming for seniors right outside their doors at the residence, with a variety of classes and social gatherings developed for a wide range of interests.
If you’re interested in memory care facilities in Colorado for your loved one, here’s what a typical day at Liberty Heights has to offer. We also provide short-term care options, whether you want to try our community out for your beloved senior, or you have short-term care needs for a senior with memory loss.
Fun Things for Seniors to Do in Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Springs is 70 miles south of Denver, with close to a half million people living there. Colorado Springs is near the base of Pikes Peak, which rises more than 14,000 feet above sea level on the eastern edge of the Southern Rocky Mountains.
For families who live in or come to visit Colorado Springs, here are some of the top attractions and venues to check out nearby.
- Colorado Springs Labor Day Lift Off – Held on Labor Day weekend since 1977, the Labor Day Lift Off is called the longest continuously running hot air balloon festival in the Rockies and Colorado. Centered around the awe-inspiring mass ascents of balloons every morning and balloon glows in the evening, the event also features vendors, live entertainment and other events all weekend.
- Flying W Ranch – This western throwback offers an Old West chuckwagon dinner followed by a stage show from the Flying W Wranglers band. The Flying W Ranch also has fun before the dinner, with animals, cattle roping, a train ride and other activities. Historical Old West demonstrations include Navajo rug weaving, silversmithing and horse shoeing.
- Garden of the Gods – Called the Gateway to the Rockies, the Garden of the Gods is a 400-acre National Natural Landmark with sandstone rock formations against the backdrop of beautiful blue skies and the snow-capped Pikes Peak. Jeep tours, nature walks, rock climbing, trolley tours, walking tours and more opportunities are offered to visitors.
- Old North End – This neighborhood played a prominent role in the 150 years of history in Colorado Springs. The Old North End is filled with beautiful homes and structures to view. Beautiful bay windows, circular wooden cupolas, complex wooden decorative work, cut glass and beveled glass windows, elaborate wooden verandas and more mark the homes and buildings in this historic neighborhood, a National Register Historic District.
- ProRodeo Hall of Fame – View rodeo’s historical beginning and learn more about some of the sport’s legends. The ProRodeo Hall of Fame features more than 300 inductees and several other exhibits to explain the importance of rodeo, its history and its impact on Western American culture.
- The Broadmoor Manitou & Pikes Peak Cog Railway – Near Near Denver and Colorado Springs, this Cog Railway, the world’s highest, takes visitors to the summit of Pikes Peak. This 3.5 hour round trip offers a beautiful, breathtaking view of the Rockies and a touch of history.
- Western Museum of Mining & Industry – More than 4,000 artifacts and machines bring Colorado’s mining history to life. The Western Museum of Mining & Industry underlines the importance of the Pikes Peak or Bust Gold Rush that created Colorado Springs. The museum features working machinery, a model mining drift and gold panning stations.
Colorado Springs, CO, is also home to dozens of restaurants, art galleries and shops. Besides the annual hot air balloon festival, annual events include a comic book and science fiction convention called GalaxyFest, a Greek Festival, Steers & Beers Whiskey and Beer Festival and the winter Festival of Lights Parade.
There’s plenty to do, for whatever interest someone has.
A Look at Memory Care Programming Offered at Liberty Heights
At Liberty Heights, there’s also a full calendar of activities for seniors to explore on-site. Each day, there’s programming designed to help residents connect, contribute, move and reflect in their own unique ways.
Some of our sample activities include:
- Stretching, chair yoga and exercise classes
- Music singalongs
- Dice and card games
- Puzzles and word searches
- Happy hour
- Movie screenings with popcorn
- Gardening club
- Art time
- Board games
- Painting classes
- Trivia competitions
- Craft club
- Hand massages and manicures
Our renovated community offers residents the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains while offering opportunities for fulfilling days with activities, friendship and relaxation. The beautiful community offers 26 acres of gorgeous mountain views from every living space.
At Liberty Heights our goal is to always make residents feel comfortable and right at home. Whatever your loved one’s interests are, we’re here to help and accommodate.
Learn About Life at Liberty Heights in Colorado
Liberty Heights is designed to keep your loved one safe and help them live a fulfilled life. Our caring team provides residents with the health and therapy services they need, while offering activities that provide social time and maximize enjoyment in the community.