Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center at Florence

IMPORTANT COVID-19 NOTICE: Our Colorado Veterans Community Living Centers are following Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment guidelines for visitation. All visitation requires scheduling ahead of time by calling the facility. 

The Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center at Florence is a proud member of the registry of the Eden Alternative, a nonprofit organization promoting quality of life in long-term care environments. Our "Eden" mission is to honor and respect those living and working in our home through companionship, empowerment and individualized care while providing a comfortable and safe place to live.

The Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center at Florence offers the following services:

  • Long-term care: We provide long-term medical and non-medical care, including skilled nursing services, physical, occupational and speech therapy, social activities, and assistance with bathing, dressing and other activities of daily living.
  • Short-term rehabilitation: Physical, occupational and speech therapies are available for individuals seeking to return home following a qualifying hospital stay. Therapy specialists work with each individual to regain skills and improve physical strength, endurance and aerobic capacity.
  • Special programs: We have specially developed programs for memory care, end-of-life/hospice and short-term "respite" care. We are also proud of our resident-selected programs offering intergenerational activities, pet welfare, spa bathing and more.
  • Amenities: Recently renovated semi-private rooms feature new flooring, large energy-efficient windows, temperature controls in each room and cable television. Mountain views and well-manicured courtyards make our outdoor living spaces marvelous.
     
More information

For information about eligibility, admission, rates and payment, please visit the main Veterans Community Living Centers page.

Contact Us

Bruce McCandless Veterans Community Living Center at Florence
903 Moore Dr.
Florence, CO 81226

Phone:800.283.2668 or 719.784.6331
Fax: 719.784.5335
E-mail: CDHS_veteranshome_fitzsimons@state.co.us

Marketing Coordinator
Andrea Salazar
Phone: 719.784.5316 |1.800.283.2668
E-mail: andreaj.salazar@state.co.us

Admissions Coordinator
Kelly Black
Phone: 719.784.5358|1.800.283.2668
E-mail: kelly.black@state.co.us

Nursing Home Administrator
Barbara Moore
Phone: 719.784.5313 |1.800.283.2668
E-mail: barbara.moore@state.co.us

We are located in beautiful Florence, Colorado. Stop in for a visit and tour any time!

From Denver or Colorado Springs: Go south on Interstate 25, take Exit 140B (Nevada Avenue), which becomes Colorado Hwy 115. At Florence, turn left on Hwy 67, go one-half mile and turn right onto Moore Drive.

From Pueblo: Go west on Hwy 50, and take Hwy 115 into Florence. Turn left on Hwy 67, go one-half mile and turn right onto Moore Drive.