New senior living community opens in the Roaring Fork Valley
CARBONDALE, Colo. — July 15, 2022 – Sopris Lodge at Carbondale, the newest retirement community in the Roaring Fork Valley for seniors aged 55-plus, has officially opened at 295 Rio Grande Ave. in Carbondale. The intimate new campus offers independent living, assisted living and memory care residences, and is situated just blocks from downtown.
Sopris Lodge offers 74 apartments, consisting of 27 independent living residences, 23 assisted living residences, and 24 memory care studios in a separate, secure neighborhood setting.
Sopris Lodge’s independent living residences feature a choice of studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments – complete with high-end finishes, walk-out balconies/patios, washers and dryers and modern technologies. The assisted living residences feature studio apartments with kitchenettes and walk-in or wheel-in showers. Sopris Lodge’s memory care neighborhood provides a comfortable, safe and secure environment in a home-like setting that offers person-centered care 24/7.
Residents of the upscale retirement community have access to a full array of exceptional amenities and services, including a salon; concierge, housekeeping and laundry services; life enrichment activities; care programs led by an experienced Wellness Director; chauffeured transportation to appointments; covered parking; storage lockers; spacious common areas; a library; fitness center; a therapeutic outdoor hot tub, putting green and more. Sopris Lodge’s campus is pet-friendly and equipped with advanced technology for residents’ security, safety and entertainment.
Residents will enjoy an authentic restaurant-style dining experience that offers healthy, gourmet cuisine prepared by a professional chef. Served in a variety of on-site dining venues, including an all-day bistro, menus incorporate seasonal ingredients, fresh herbs, and homegrown vegetables sourced from the community’s on-site greenhouse.
Conveniently located on the western edge of Carbondale, Sopris Lodge’s senior living campus is within walking distance of downtown’s retail shops, restaurants, parks and art venues. It is also adjacent to the Rio Grande Recreational Trail and True Nature Healing Arts Center.
Architecture for the Sopris Lodge campus was handled by Aspen-based Z-Group Architects, development and construction managed by Glenwood Springs-based Rocky Mountain Senior Housing, and interior design was handled by Storm Designs out of Snowmass.
Sopris Lodge is managed by WellAge Senior Living. For more information, visit www.soprislodge.com.