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Palmilla Senior Living

10301 Golf Course Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

4.2
(118 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Palmilla Senior Living puts premium independent senior living within your reach. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's and Memory Care in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All of our living options stress independence and autonomy, providing the assistance you need to live...

The Woodmark at Uptown

7201 Prospect Place Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87110

4.3
(85 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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...

Morada Albuquerque

1620 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

4.0
(92 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

At Morada Albuquerque, 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. Morada...

Brookdale Tramway Ridge

4910 Tramway Ridge Drive Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111

3.9
(57 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Exceptional Senior LivingNew 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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Elmcroft of Quintessence

7101 Eubank Blvd, Albuquerque, NM 87122

4.3
(42 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn more about how we’re working hard to return things to normal...

Avista Senior Living Albuquerque

3920 Juan Tabo Place Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87111

3.7
(30 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

Specialized Care From the Industry LeaderSelecting 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...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Albuquerque

8051 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

4.5
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ravenna Assisted Living

3051 Twin Oaks NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

3.3
(22 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Ravenna Assisted Living is a mid-sized, privately owned and operated senior living community in Albuquerque's West Side. In operation since 2014, we continue our passion for providing a safe and caring environment for our residents. We focus on compassion and engaging interactions and activities...

MorningStar at North Ridge

8101 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

4.7
(10 reviews)

Studio, Semi-Private

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...

Brookdale Valencia

300 Valencia Drive Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87108

3.9
(80 reviews)

Studio, 2 Bed, Semi-Private, 1 Bed

Premium Senior Living in AlbuquerqueIt’s time to trade the stress and hassle that often comes from living at home for relaxation and a full social calendar. It’s time to give up the isolation that often comes from living on your own and get in return a life full of interesting things to do and...

The Village At Alameda

8810 Horizon Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113

4.4
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at Alameda is and assisted living community located in Albuquerque, NM. Absolutely breathtaking to behold, this assisted living community has a look to it that draws the eye, and it commands attention. This community offers access to area attractions and to the natural beauty that...

Casa de Rosa Assisted Living

10127 Guadalupe Trail NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

3.4
(7 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

Casa de Rosa Assisted Living is a gorgeous assisted living community situated in the picturesque Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nestled in expansive grounds complete with local plant life and wildlife, Casa de Rosa offers all the best that the New Mexico landscape has to offer. The dry climate leaves...

Bellamah House Ltd. Co

11601 Bellamah Ave Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87112

(0 review)

1 Bed, Semi-Private

Fairwinds - Rio Rancho

920 Riverview Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

4.5
(79 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Fairwinds - Rio Rancho offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are proud to be managed by Leisure Care who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds - Rio...

MorningStar Assisted Living & Memory Care of Rio Rancho

2301 Golf Course Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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What is memory care?

 Memory care supports the unique needs of seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Memory care communities provide enhanced security, dementia therapies, and spaces designed to prevent wandering. Services in memory care facilities often include:

  • Medication management
  • Memory-enhancing activities
  • Help with personal care
  • Mobility assistance
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Learn More About Memory Care in Albuquerque, NM

Memory care communities — sometimes called Alzheimer’s care or dementia care facilities — provide specialized care for seniors who have Alzheimer’s, dementia, or other forms of memory loss. These communities offer personalized cognitive rehabilitation programs alongside assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs). Memory care usually includes 24-hour supervision and unique design elements, like outdoor gardens and color-coded walls, to help ease anxiety, agitation, and other symptoms of dementia.

Cost of Memory Care in Albuquerque, NM

The median monthly cost of memory care in Albuquerque is about $5,528 in the city proper, and $5,423 within the metropolitan area. The median monthly cost for memory care in the state of New Mexico is around $4,700.

A Place for Mom’s local Senior Living Advisors can help find the right memory care community in Albuquerque for you or your loved one.

Learn More About Albuquerque, NM

Cost of Living

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 Hospitals

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.

Weather and Climate

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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