Expert Senior Living Advisors from A Place for Mom can help direct you to Assisted Living communities. Together, we will find the perfect fit for your loved one, and we will provide direction and support as needed. We partner with 3 Assisted Living facilities in Lovington 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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1706 N 2nd Street, Lovington, NM 88260
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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...
1920 W College Lane, Hobbs, NM 88242
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Good Life Senior Living is the finest assisted living home in Carlsbad New Mexico. The construction and design of our Carlsbad location, as well as our (8) additional homes, are uniquely designed for maximum safety of our residents.We provide the best care in everything from chronic illness or...
200 S Linam St, Hobbs, NM 88240
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Our mission is simple: creating environments where moments of joy, independence, and wellness are the focus each and every day. We believe in an Eden Alternative model, where elders are learning, growing, and contributing to the environment of the community. Located in the nostalgic downtown...
An assisted living community is a residential living community which administers support, assistance, and care to healthy seniors who do not require skilled nursing services. Services offered often include assistance with ADLs. Residents may be kept under supervision and evaluation. In some instances, communities may provide hospice, respite, or “aging in place”. In New Mexico, the annual median cost for an assisted living community is around $38,100 . The state of New Mexico has a number of stipulations associated with this type of community. New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, Health community Licensing and Certification Bureau governs this community type. Staff must receive training in a number of areas. These include: resident’s rights, fire safety, methods for providing quality care, and first-aid. This community has a number of provisions concerning food and diet which include staff must receive training in safe food handling, provide evening snacks, provide therapeutic diets according the professionall orders, and provide three nutritionally balanced meals. This community type has a number of provisions pertaining to medication assistance. These provisions include a pharmacist must consult with the community quarterly, residents may self administer medication, and staff may assist in administering medication. Public assistance is available through 1115 Centennial Care waiver managed care demonstration program. This type of community is required to offer a number of services. These include transportation services, ADLs support, recreational/social activities, and housekeeping. There must be one bath or shower for every 8 residents and one toilet for every 8 residents. The maximum occupancy is 2 residents per room.
Lovington has a population density of 378 people per square mile. Out of the total city population, 50.2% are female and 49.8% are male. The median age of Lovington is 30 years old. In Lovington, 3.9% of the citizens are veterans. Out of the total population of Lovington, 15.3% live in poverty, 13.7% have some form of disability, 14.0% do not have health insurance, and 58.8% participate in the labor force. In terms of education, 8.2% have a college degree, 2.4% have a graduate degree, and 32.2% have a high-school diploma. Demographically, Lovington is 9.4% other or not specified, 86.7% white, 1.6% black, 71.2% Hispanic, 0.3% Native American, 2.0% mixed race, 0.0% Asian, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian.
Cost of living can be a motivating factor when selecting which care choice meets the needs of your family. The rent burden for Lovington is around 9.3% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Lovington is around $441 and the median home value for Lovington is $104,237.
Residents of New Mexico enjoy its natural beauty which ranks 23rd in the United States. The quality of life enjoyed by the average New Mexico citizen is ranked 46th nation-wide. Additionally, New Mexico is ranked 34th by healthcare standards. 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 general hospitals and 137 health centers that provide care for 2,097,463 New Mexico residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Mexico are Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital.
The median age in the state is 38, and 31% of the population is over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 40% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 36% of New Mexico’s population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 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. In terms of diversity, New Mexico ranks 6th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.
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 monthly precipitation for the state of New Mexico is around 1.22 inches. The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 5.98 inches of precipitation a month. New Mexico experiences an average humidity rating of about 46%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 56% in the month of August. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 36F in the month of June. 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 Aspen Trees, Evergreen Conifers, pinon-juniper, and Arizona Cypress . While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the Kangaroo Rats, the Elk, the Porcupines, or the Wild Turkeys . The state animal of New Mexico is the Roadrunner .