Assisted Living

Live safe, secure and active.

Located in Durango, Colorado, Sunshine Gardens West is ideal for seniors seeking the comfort and privacy of their own residence with the convenience of access to amenities and services including meals, housekeeping, recreation and social activities. With a superb location in town, Sunshine Gardens West is near Main Avenue shopping and the Durango-La Plata Senior Center where many residents enjoy activities and friendships.

With a 70-resident capacity, Sunshine Gardens West offers assisted living accommodations with a variety of floor plan options. Courtyards and patios provide beautiful outdoor views and fresh mountain air retreats. The Durango setting is lovely and opens to the surrounding scenery unique to this region of Colorado. Our community is also made complete with a chapel that is ideal for prayer, worship, and mediation.

We invite you to phone or email via the contact form below, so we may show you all that we have to offer including our focus on personal and specialized resident care.


24 hour care staff service

Three Resident Council approved meals daily

Housekeeping including daily trash removal, vacuuming, dusting, bed making and bathroom cleaning as required

Laundry service provided weekly for personal clothing and linens

In-town transportation by appointment Monday through Saturday

Social and events calendar planned and implemented by our Activities Director

All utilities included (except phone and internet)

Community Amenities

The Rose Room offers bright restaurant style dining

The Sunshine Room is a social hub for greeting guests, reading newspapers, enjoying a warm or cold beverage, visiting with friends, or watching birds in an impressive aviary

The Beauty Salon is the ultimate onsite convenience for men and women's beauty needs

The Therapy Gym provides exercise equipment for resident use with therapists available

The Day Room is set for smaller groups and meetings

Personal Care Assistance

Personal hygiene



Medication management

Contact Us Today for More Information or to Schedule a Tour

We take great pride in our resident-centered communities and invite you to visit with us. Call or email, and our staff will arrange a time most convenient for you.