Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Memory Care communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 1 Memory Care facilities in Ruidoso and the surrounding area, so there are many options to choose from. A Place for Mom is the largest senior living referral service in North America, and we can help you make a good choice at no cost to you.
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Memory care communities function in compliance with a dementia specific living curriculum. This style of care provides expert support in a community specifically designed with numerous safety features. Typically, residents in memory care require support with bathing, dressing, and personal care . Dementia living homes possess alarm systems to prevent wandering which is a typical symptom of Alzheimer’s. Residents reside in single rooms or semi-private 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 has specific rules associated with this type of community. The New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, and Health community Licensing and Certification Bureau governs this type of community.
The community in which a care community is based could have a big impact on the cost of care. Cost of living is a major factor in determining which community is best for your family. The rent burden for Ruidoso is around 20.5% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly cost for rent in Ruidoso is about $725 and the median price for a home for Ruidoso is approximately $166,028.
Out of the total city population, 50.4% are female and 49.6% are male. The median age of Ruidoso is 52 years old. Demographically, Ruidoso is 2.5% other or not specified, 4.0% mixed race, 90.0% white, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 24.6% Hispanic, 1.3% Asian, 2.1% Native American, and 0.1% black. In terms of education, 30.9% have a high-school diploma, 30.2% have a college degree, and 9.7% have a graduate degree. Ruidoso has a population density of 186 people per square mile. In Ruidoso, 15.0% live in poverty, 12.8% do not have health insurance, 49.7% participate in the labor force, and 9.8% are widows. In Ruidoso, 16.5% of the population are veterans of the United States military.
There are 47 hospitals and 137 health centers that service a population of 2,097,463. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Mexico are Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital. New Mexico is ranked 46th in quality of life and 34th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, New Mexico ranks 23rd in the nation. The state of New Mexico has a cost of living index of 92.8 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 92.8 and a housing index rating of 100.9.
In terms of diversity, New Mexico ranks 6th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In New Mexico, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In New Mexico, 36% of the population attend some form of religious service and there are 2,447 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-23%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-1%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In New Mexico there are 57 masonic lodges. In the last presidential election 48% of New Mexico residents voted Democrat and 40% voted Republican.
The average air quality index rating in New Mexico is 45.5 AQI. The average air quality index rating peaks in the month of July with a rating of around 61.7 AQI. 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. During the winter, the average temperature in New Mexico drops to around 36F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 65F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. On average, the state receives 1.22 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.98 inches. On average, the humidity rating for New Mexico is around 46%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of August at around 56%. 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.
The state of New Mexico has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of spruce-fir, pinon-juniper, sagebrush, and yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bobcats, the cougars, the wild turkeys, or the western diamondbacks. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.