About Us

Securing a senior living community that feels like a home away from home is pivotal.

Our seasoned and highly trained team is devoted to providing personalized assistance for each resident, enabling them to lead their most gratifying lives at all stages of their senior care journey.

Golden Pond Retirement Community is a locally and independently owned senior living establishment in Golden, Colorado featuring Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care offerings.

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Our Loved Ones have been at GP for over two years, and we cannot say enough about the loving care they have received. The staff is professional, polite, caring, and efficient.

Mary Tedford

Our Pledge to You

At Golden Pond, our promise is to provide a vibrant home where care meets compassion, and individual journeys are honored.We are a welcoming community, thoughtfully designed to help residents thrive with exceptional care, engaging activities, and delectable restaurant-style dining options.

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Customized Care

Your needs may shift with time, but rest assured, you can keep the same beloved address.

At Golden Pond, we're committed to making your transition here the last move, offering you and your loved ones the appropriate care as your physical or cognitive needs progress.

Our all-encompassing support services provide community-wide access to concierge physicians, rehabilitation facilities, and more for your convenience and peace of mind.

Partake in Engaging Activities

Witness the joy of our residents, the relief of their families, and the vibrant enthusiasm within our community.

From Happy Hour Fridays and Family Brunches to Holiday Celebrations and Spa Days, we ensure there's something exciting and engaging for everyone.

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Each event we curate at Golden Pond is an opportunity to spark joy, foster connections, and create memorable moments that resonate long after the day is done

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Life Enrichment Director

Meet Our Directors

Our committed leadership team and staff strive to ensure that our residents inhabit a cozy and appealing environment they're proud to call home.

Leigh Boney
Executive Director
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Mariah Ruell
Assistant Executive Director
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Marci Gerke
Director Of Memory Care Services
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Maria Torres
Director of Activities
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Rick Wathen
Director of Health & Wellness, LPN
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Shellie Yushka
Director of Facilities
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Peter Song
Marketing Director
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Holly Jo Eames
Staff Care Manager
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The Community

Our facility is a unique blend of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care, with each having its own unique care and access to our courtyards, gardens, and dining facilities. This design encourages neighbor interactions while creating numerous communal areas for socializing.

Independent Living

Offers a harmonious blend of comfort, autonomy, and community, underpinned by our commitment to care and exceptional amenities.
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Assisted Living

Experience a lifestyle unburdened by worries, receiving tailored care and support precisely when you need it.
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Memory Care

Our care philosophy emphasizes the unique abilities of each resident, rather than focusing on dementia, promoting personalized care of the highest quality.
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A Remarkable Setting

Discover our welcoming patios and walking paths where you can stay active and engage with our ponds and mountain views.

Nourish Your Wellness and Entertainment Needs

Enjoy access to our on-site fitness and rehab center, library, and a variety of other amenities designed for your health and entertainment needs.

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Relish in Delightful Culinary Moments

Moving in is a breeze with our daily meal service. Savor a range of restaurant-style meals in our dining room or dine-in comfort with meals delivered straight to your door.

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Where is Golden Pond located?
(Map Link) Our 130-unit apartment community (39 Independent Living Apartments, 76 Assisted Living and 15 Memory Care) are nestled just North of Downtown Golden and at the base of North Table Mountain.

Our location is convenient to shopping, medical services, churches, and just a few miles from Downtown Golden and 15 miles from Downtown Denver.

Close proximity to Highway 93 to Boulder and I70 to the mountains means you can quickly access our facility from almost anywhere along the Denver Metro and mountain communities.

Our community features beautiful landscaping with well-manicured gardens, courtyards, ponds and walking trails.
Where is Golden, Colorado located?
Golden, Colorado, is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in the north-central part of the state. It's approximately 15 miles west of Denver, the state's capital. Golden is known for its picturesque scenery, outdoor recreational activities, and as the home of the Colorado School of Mines and the Coors Brewery. It's conveniently situated near major highways (93 and not far from i70 and access to the mountains), making it easily accessible from various parts of Colorado.
How long has Golden Pond been open?
Golden Pond Retirement Community has been an active member of the Golden community since 2004. We maintain strong connections to the community and foster relationships between our residents and the local schools, churches, and organizations.

We provide our residents with a high-quality, active lifestyle based on the different care levels our community offers. We also offer and facilitate an easy transition to higher levels of care if needed.
What sort of apartments and amenities are available at Golden Pond?
At Golden Pond, residents can expect to find a variety of apartment styles suited to their preferences and needs. We have studios (with 3 layouts) as well as one and two bedroom options.
Unfortunately we do not offer this at this time.
Are there any volunteer opportunities to spend time with the residents?
Yes! Please visit our Volunteering page for more details.
Do you accept donations?
We do accepts some types of donations. Please visit this page for more information.
What if my health changes and I need personal assistance?
Golden Pond is dedicated to serving residents who require assistance with personal care. This may include support with medication management, assistance with grooming and bathing, routine well-being checks, and personalized laundry services.

We also provide support for daily activities, with a focus on comfort and safety, backed by 24-hour staffing and an emergency response system. Our assisted living services include three meals a day, weekly housekeeping and linen services, a host of planned activities, and scheduled transportation. For residents facing memory impairments, we have a specialized unit, ensuring each resident receives the compassionate and customized care they deserve.
What are Golden Pond's lease terms and financial arrangements?

All apartments are rented under a month-to-month rental agreement, but you have the right to cancel at any time with a 30-day notice.
How do I become a Golden Pond resident?
We would like to invite you to tour our community and enjoy a complimentary lunch in the dining room. Simply call 303-271-0430 or send an email to info@goldenpond.com to schedule a time that works best for you.

You are always welcome to stop by our office at 1270 N Ford Street Golden, CO 80403 for a tour of the community, to inquire about availability, or to select your apartment style.

With glowing reviews and 20 years of experience, Golden Pond is the perfect place for your loved one to call home. Take the first step – contact us today!

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