(ärvăd`ə), city (1990 pop. 89,235), Jefferson and Adams counties, N central Colo., a suburb of Denver; inc. 1904. Primarily residential, Arvada has some light manufacturing. The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities is there.
After serving three years at King of Glory Lutheran Church in Arvada, Colorado, she moved to South Carolina in June of 2005, after marrying John Largen, Pastor to the Seminary Community at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia.
Susan Black, administrator of Exempla Colorado Lutheran Home--a CCRC with 31 assisted living and 64 independent living apartments and a 120-bed nursing home, located in Arvada, Colorado--decided to experience resident life firsthand to find out.
Ken Smith, chief of planning and development of the Baptist Home Association of the Rocky Mountains in Arvada, Colorado, said that even though his facility has been on PPS since September, he still "mining for nuggets looking at people with innovative ways of addressing it.