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Senior housing types near Albuquerque, NM

  • Atria Vista Del Rio

    Atria Vista Del Rio

    1620 Indian School Road Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87102
    (77)
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    At Atria Vista del Rio, you'll find a tightly knit community with the support you need to lead an independent life. Enjoy a family-style environment that fosters physical activity and social engagements, including yoga, bridge, educational seminars and a resident-led arts and crafts group. Atria...

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  • Touched by A White Dove Assisted Living

    Touched by A White Dove Assisted Living

    1605 Cardenas Drive Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (12)
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    Touched By A White Dove Assisted Living is located in Albuquerque New Mexico. Our facility is located near the University Of New Mexico Hospital , offering a significant level of convenience to our residents. Our staff are extensively experienced assisting senior citizens and intentionally uphold a...

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  • Tender Heart Assisted Living

    Tender Heart Assisted Living

    4308 Tulane Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107
    (4)
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    We have four communities in Albuquerque that are owned and operated locally by three individuals with combined Assisted Living Experience of over 30 years. We are involved daily in the communities and are available to our family members and staff 24 hours a day! If there's a concern or an issue, we...

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  • The Woodmark at Uptown

    The Woodmark at Uptown

    7201 Prospect Place Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87110
    (80)
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    The Woodmark at Uptown: The Woodmark at Uptown is a senior living community in Albuquerque, New Mexico offering assisted living and memory care services for senior citizens. The Woodmark at Uptown is ideally located in Albuquerque's Uptown neighborhood, with fantastic sunsets and awesome views of...

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  • Haven Care- Evergreen

    Haven Care- Evergreen

    10400 Calle Contendo NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    Haven Care Home Evergreen is an assisted living micro community located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There is a hospital that is less than 1 mile from the facility. This is perfect for the residents that need immediate care that is beyond the staff's control. Our staff is available to our residents...

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  • Haven Care - Cottonwood House

    Haven Care - Cottonwood House

    5305 Queens Court NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (2)
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    Situated in an excellent location in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico, just off US 25 near the US 40 interchange, Haven Care ~ Cottonwood is a beautiful five bed residential care home. Personal care and special attention is our goal to make your loved ones feel at home. Haven Care is locally owned...

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  • Vista Sandia Assisted Living

    Vista Sandia Assisted Living

    8604 Camino Osito NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
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    Vista Sandia Assisted Living Facility is located in Albuquerque’s North East Heights. It is a state licensed residential care community specializing in the care of individuals who can no longer live on their own but do not need the rigors of nursing home care. Vista Sandia is unique in that it...

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  • Willow Wood Assisted Living

    Willow Wood Assisted Living

    1008 Chiricahua Ct SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123
    (3)
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    Willow Wood Assisted Living Facility is located in Willow Wood Heights subdivision in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a state licensed residential care community specializing in the care of individuals who can no longer live on their own but do not need the rigors of nursing home care. Willow Wood is...

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  • Haven Care - Aspen House

    Haven Care - Aspen House

    9701 Camino del Sol NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (1)
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    Haven Care - Aspen is a high quality assisted living home that is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This is a wonderful location with very beautiful scenery that your loved one will enjoy. At Haven Care - Aspen, we take pride in offering top quality specialized care for senior's with memory loss...

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  • Haven Care - Birch House

    Haven Care - Birch House

    5320 Van Christopher NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (1)
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    Haven Care operates five assisted living residences in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Birch house is a lovely brick home in an upper middle class neighborhood and is less than 3 miles from Lovelace Women's Hospital, which was rated at 87% on its latest medicare review. Three other highly...

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  • Buena Vista Senior Care

    Buena Vista Senior Care

    8505 Rancho Santa Fe Pl NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
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    * Providing high quality, loving care in a home-like environment for over 15 years. * 8 Private rooms with 3 shared bathrooms. * 2-person transfer capability daily, 7am to 7pm. * Visiting doctors and nurses. * Twice Daily Socialization/Activities Schedule. * Exceptionally high caregiver-to-resident...

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  • North Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    North Ridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center

    8101 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
    (9)
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    Northridge Alzheimer's Special Care Center is a family owned stand alone memory care specializing in caring for and honoring those with Dementia. Our exclusive Meaningful Moments program is specifically designed to help meet the needs of your loved one with memory loss. By adding details and...

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  • Brookdale Juan Tabo Place

    Brookdale Juan Tabo Place

    3920 Juan Tabo Place Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (28)
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    Specialized Care From the Industry Leader Selecting the right memory care option can often be challenging. It’s hard to know the right choice. But memory care doesn’t have to mean giving up on a great life. In fact, in the right environment, with the right specialty care, seniors living with...

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  • Palmilla Senior Living

    Palmilla Senior Living

    10301 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
    (107)
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    In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within our communities, we are not accepting visitors at this time. However, we’d still love to talk with you! Reach out to schedule a virtual tour or e-meeting with a sales representative to learn more about our community. Palmilla Senior Living puts...

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  • Haven Care - Fir House

    Haven Care - Fir House

    10405 Los Suenos Cr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114
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    Having a loved one who needs long term assistance can be heartbreaking and very stressful. Haven Care is here to make sure your loved ones live their lives to the fullest and make you and your family stress free. Our small community is located in Albuquerque, NM. All of our residents live in a...

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  • Brookdale Tramway Ridge

    Brookdale Tramway Ridge

    4910 Tramway Ridge Drive Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (54)
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    Exceptional Senior Living New Mexico families looking for a more personalized senior living experience can find it here, at our luxurious senior living community that offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s and dementia care in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Known for its vibrant arts and culture scene,...

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  • Wilson Family Care

    12308 Princess Jeanne NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
    (1)
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    Wilson Family care is a professional, experienced family care center for you and your family health care needs. Offering health care from birth to older years, we specialize in all fields in both men and women. Located in Florida, Wilson family care is filled with doctors and employees who truly do...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Albuquerque

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Albuquerque

    8051 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109
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  • Avamere at Rio Rancho

    1000 Riverview Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    (62)
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    Avamere at Rio Rancho offers personalized retirement living options to seniors in the greater Sandoval County, New Mexico area. Rio Rancho is known for its annual Balloon Fiesta as well as other festivals and celebrations, all of which are favorite activities for our residents. Our community is...

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  • Haven Care Dogwood

    Haven Care Dogwood

    4014 St. Andrews Dr. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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    Haven Care - Dogwood is located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Our specialized care agency offers Alzheimer's and Dementia services for elderly senior citizens. We offer assisted living to help people who have mentally incapacitating diseases stay safe and secure. Our programs allow us to customize our...

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  • Supportive Care at the Neighborhood in Rio Rancho: Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Supportive Care at the Neighborhood in Rio Rancho: Assisted Living & Memory Care

    900 Loma Colorado Blvd NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
    (3)
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    Supportive Care at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho is a Premier Full Service Health Care Community where extra support is available at one location. There is no entry fee or long term contract to move directly into Supportive Care at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho and features both private studio...

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  • GoodLife Senior Living Los Lunas

    GoodLife Senior Living Los Lunas

    1650 North Los Lentes Road, Los Lunas, NM 87031
    (1)
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    Good Life Senior Living is the finest assisted living home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. Due to heavy demand, we recently completed construction on a specialized Alzheimer wing 2 months ago. This recent home is one of the most beautiful in New Mexico. It is equipped with an exclusive built in living...

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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe

    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe

    2041 S Pacheco St, Santa Fe, NM 87505
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    MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Santa Fe proudly brings to area the finest assisted living Santa Fe NM offers. Our new community is located near the intersection of St. Francis and St. Michael on the city’s west side and is ideally situated for mountain views. Dedicated to creating a...

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  • Pacifica Senior Living Santa Fe

    Pacifica Senior Living Santa Fe

    2961 Galisteo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505
    (64)
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    Pacifica Senior Living Santa Fe Pacifica Senior Living Santa Fe is premiere senior living community offering assisted living and memory care. Conveniently located in the oldest capital of the country, Santa Fe, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. It is nestled among the serene foothills of the Sangre Dr...

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  • GoodLife Senior Living Ruidoso

    GoodLife Senior Living Ruidoso

    108 Vision Drive, Ruidoso, NM 88345
    (1)
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    We are a faith based company that pride ourselves on providing compassionate care in every aspect of what we do daily. Our homes are ran intentionally with a lower caregiver to resident ratio because our primary focus is about the people we serve not profit. For many of our residents, our homes will...

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  • Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

    5525 Cotton Bloom Ct., Las Cruces, NM 88007
    (19)
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    Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care is guided by goodness, loyalty, faith, and fun. We're located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico and offer independent living, assisted living and memory care services for seniors. We warmly welcome you to experience the good people who live and work here...

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  • Casa Bella Assisted Living

    Casa Bella Assisted Living

    2919 Spitz Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005
    (5)
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    We have three communities in Las Cruces that are owned and operated by three individuals who are native New Mexicans and have a combined Assisted Living Experience of over 30 years. We are involved daily in the communities and are available to our family members and staff 24 hours a day! If there's...

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  • Haciendas at Grace Village

    Haciendas at Grace Village

    2802 Corte Dios, Las Cruces, NM 88001
    (18)
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    ABOUT US Unique design differences place The Haciendas at Grace Village among the most outstanding Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities in our region. Truly not a 'facility', but instead, a residence, the Haciendas at Grace Village is comprised of residential-style homes that provide assisted...

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  • The Legacy at Santa Fe

    The Legacy at Santa Fe

    3 Avenida Aldea, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    (1)
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  • MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Rio Rancho (NOW OPEN)

    2301 Golf Course Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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Memory Care in Albuquerque, NM

Alzheimer's homes in Albuquerque specialize in providing cognitive care services within a safe and secure environment. These communities are often referred to as memory care and they offer personalized rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with the activities of daily living (ADLs) to seniors who have dementia or Alzheimer’s. The median monthly cost of dementia care facilities in Albuquerque is $5,500 for the city proper and $5,400 for the metropolitan area. In New Mexico, the median monthly cost of memory care services is $4,700.

Cost of Living in Albuquerque, NM

As the state’s largest city, Albuquerque is known for its vibrant artistic and culinary scene. Living in Albuquerque offers metropolitan entertainment and culture at an affordable price. Common expenses like groceries, utilities, and rent all rank below the nation’s average. All index scores are based on a scale with the national average set at 100.

Cost-of-living index Grocery index Median rent Rent burden Median home value Median family income Estate tax
98 88 $1,063 18.7% spend over 30% of their income on rent $188,094 $49,878 None

Local Medical Providers

The Albuquerque region has several highly-rated hospitals, and the following are often ranked among the best in the area:

  • CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center - This leading community recently joined the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and has received a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The hospital focuses on stroke care, cancer care, and memory care, alongside many other services.
  • Lovelace Medical Center - This 263-bed hospital emphasizes high-tech medicine. The Gamma Knife Center allows for effective, lower-risk surgery, including in previously inoperable brain conditions. Becker’s Hospital Review named the community one of the top 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs.
  • Presbyterian Española Hospital - This community, which holds 80 beds, provides services that include sleep care and emergency medicine. The hospital’s pulmonary disease treatment standards have won awards for the past two years.

Climate and Weather

Albuquerque’s climate is considered cold semi-arid, with warm summers, low precipitation, and major temperature swings between daytime and evening weather. On average, the humidity level for Albuquerque is around 41%. This number peaks in December, with about 53% humidity.

Seasonal Temperatures

Average summer temp Typical summer high Typical summer low Average winter temp Typical winter high Typical winter low
78°F 93°F (June) 62°F (June) 40°F 57°F (February) 25°F (January)

Air Quality

Average air quality index rating Average maximum air quality index rating
61 (Moderate) 92 in the month of December (Moderate)

Moderate conditions mean that those who are unusually sensitive to particulates should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion.

Precipitation

Average monthly precipitation Average maximum monthly precipitation Average yearly snowfall
11” 2” (July) 11”

Demographics and Values

Albuquerque leans somewhat liberal, with slightly more than 50 percent of the population voting Democrat in 2016. Leading industries in the area include aerospace technology, oil and gas, and computer chip manufacturing. Kirtland Air Force Base, Intel Corporation, and Sandia National Labs make up the city’s top employers. The city also generates a considerable profit from tourism.

Nearly half of Albuquerque’s population is Hispanic or Latino. Many of the city’s organizations, like the National Hispanic Cultural Center (NHCC) and the Albuquerque Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, showcase this pride and representation. The NHCC regularly hosts exhibitions celebrating Hispanic culture. Each year, the beloved Mariachi Spectacular fills the city with cultural music and other rich programming.

Albuquerque is also home to 23 Native American tribes. Their presence can be seen in much of the city’s unique architecture. Historic Old Town, a communal plaza area within the city, invites visitors to browse Native American jewelry, pottery, and other artisan products. The Maxwell Museum of Anthropology and the Petroglyph National Monument pay homage to Pueblo design and symbolism.

2016 Presidential Election Results for Bernalillo County

Voted Democratic Voted Republican Voted Third Party
52.2% 34.5% 13.3%

Population Statistics

Population metro area Population city proper Population density Population trend
887,077 560,128 1,151 people per square mile Growing at a rate of 0.02% since 2010

Age

Median 55+ 60+ 70+ 80+
36 26% 11% 6% 4%

Highest Level of Education

High-school diploma College degree Graduate degree
23% 34% 15%

Race & Ethnicity

Asian Black Hispanic Native American Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian White Two or more
2.8% 3.2% 49% 4.6% 0.1% 39.4% 4.5%

Crime

Property crimes per 1,000 citizens Violent crimes per 1,000 citizens
76 14

Miscellaneous

Unemployed Participate in the labor force Have some form of disability Live in poverty Widows Veterans
7% 64% 13% 18% 6% 9%

Albuquerque is friendly towards the LGBTQ+ community. As a state, New Mexico legalized same-sex marriage in 2013, more than a year before the rest of the nation. The city hosts an annual Pride Festival and The Way Out West Film Fest, which features movies that center LGBTQ+ characters and experiences.

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

One of Albuquerque’s most well-known attractions is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. Once a year, the sky fills with hundreds of hot air balloons, from the whimsical to the stunning. At night, these aircrafts illuminate and create a glowing spectacle. The city also has a balloon museum, which explores ballooning as an art form, sport, and science.

The museum tour doesn’t stop there. Residents can visit the New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, where permanent exhibits range from dinosaurs to volcanos. Art lovers flock to the University of New Mexico Museum of Art, which houses more than 30,000 works and artifacts, establishing it as the largest collection in the state. The Turquoise Museum, Telephone Pioneer Museum, and the Rattlesnake Museum meet each quirky interest with comprehensive and fascinating information.

Nature seekers in Albuquerque will gravitate toward its sweeping views, peaceful trails, and peaks for sunset gazing. Both strollers and avid hikers can find their footing with a variety of terrains, such as La Luz Trailhead, Sandia Crest, Boca Negra Canyon, and Paseo del Bosque Trail.

Transportation

Albuquerque’s public transportation, managed by ABQ RIDE, encompasses both buses and a metro system. The bus routes extend through much of the city, serving more than 13 million passengers. Seniors and those with disabilities are eligible for discounts.

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