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7 Memory Care Facilities near Aztec, NM

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If your loved one needs memory care in Aztec, A Place for Mom can help. With 7 memory care facilities in Aztec, we’ll work with you to find the right fit for your family member’s budget, interests, and care needs.

Alzheimer’s care in Aztec incorporates memory care activities and therapies to reduce residents’ confusion and agitation. Aztec memory care also provides security features and supervision, along with trained staff. If you’re considering dementia care in Aztec, know it’s a safe setting for your older relative.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Cortez, Durango or Farmington.

Memory Care Facilities near Aztec, NM

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Madison House-Assisted Living

120 S Madison St, Cortez, CO 81321

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The deciding factors for us was the size of the community, and that every single room has open access to outdoors. The staff was very friendly and interactive, and even though the activities are still limited, they are taking the residents out on their bus service around town.

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The Bridge at Farmington

1091 W Murray Drive, Farmington, NM 87401

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The Bridge at Farmington, New Mexico, gives residents the freedom to experience continued independence and an active lifestyle in a beautiful assisted living community.Friendly associates work to ensure each resident’s quality of life by offering a wide variety of services and amenities focused...... Read more

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Sunshine Gardens West

25 Sunshine Ct, Durango, CO 81301

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Beehive Homes Of Farmington

400 N Locke Ave, Farmington, NM 87401

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Life Care Ctr of Farmington

1101 W Murray Dr, Farmington, NM 87401

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Evenings Porch

42811 Highway 160, Bayfield, CO 81122

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1206 N Mildred Rd, Cortez, CO 81321

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Cost of memory care in Aztec, NM

The average cost of senior living in Aztec is $5,585 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Durango, CO with an average of $6,127 per month.

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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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Aztec, New Mexico

Memory Care

Memory care services provide aid to seniors who need specialized memory care. This community type conforms to specific Alzheimer’s-related health and safety guidelines. Structured activities are offered by staff members educated explicitly on caring for seniors with cognitive impairments. Typically, residents in memory care need assistance with grooming, dressing, and eating. Persons may live in single rooms or shared apartments. The monthly median cost for a private room is around $8,060 and the cost for a semi-private room is around $7,330 . New Mexico maintains a number of stipulations related to this kind of community. The New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, and Health community Licensing and Certification Bureau regulates this type of community.

Cost of Living

The price of a care community is affected by the destination in which it is located. The rent burden for Aztec is about 12.8% of the average person’s monthly income. Aztec has a median home value of about $155,725 and the median cost of rent is around $667 per month per month.

Demographics and Values

In Aztec, 11.0% of the citizens are veterans. Based on gender, 52.8% are female and 47.2% are male. The median age of Aztec is 33 years old. Aztec has a population density of 201 people per square mile. In terms of education, 7.4% have a graduate degree, 36.0% have a high-school diploma, and 14.1% have a college degree. In Aztec, 12.5% live in poverty, 15.7% have some form of disability, 64.0% participate in the labor force, and 8.3% are widows. Racially, the population of Aztec is 8.2% Native American, 78.9% white, 0.4% black, 8.2% other or not specified, 23.8% Hispanic, 4.0% mixed race, 0.1% Asian, and 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.

State Information

An overview of New Mexico

In terms of personal well-being, New Mexico ranks 34th in healthcare and 46th in quality of life compared to other states. In terms of resources, New Mexico has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 92.8, and a housing index rating of 100.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. There are 47 hospitals and 137 health centers that service a population of 2,097,463. The top three hospitals in the state are considered to be Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital. Based on natural beauty, New Mexico ranks 23rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In New Mexico, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,447 different congregations. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-23%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. In New Mexico there are 57 masonic lodges. The state of New Mexico ranks 6th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. In the last presidential election 48% of New Mexico residents voted Democrat and 40% voted Republican. The median age in the state is 38, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

On average, the humidity rating for New Mexico is around 46%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 56% in the month of August. On average, New Mexico has an air quality index rating of around 45.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 61.7 AQI. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 36F. The average high winter temperature is around 65F in the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in New Mexico is around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of June. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 36F during the month of June. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.98 inches. On average, the state receives 1.22 inches of precipitation a month. While residents of New Mexico mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it’s important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in New Mexico can include earthquakes (moderate) and floods.

Wildlife to be found in New Mexico

The state of New Mexico has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of evergreen conifers, blue grama, Arizona cypress, and krummholz. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the wild turkeys, the roadrunners, the jackrabbits, or the kangaroo rats. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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