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Find 7 Residential Care Home Facilities near Las Cruces, NM

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Residential care homes in Las Cruces may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Las Cruces care homes typically take in fewer residents, meaning older adults know each resident in the home and develop strong friendships.

Older-adult care homes vary more than other options for senior living in Las Cruces, so families can choose from a wide range of prices, amenities, and services. A Place for Mom will work with you to understand the cost of care homes. From there, we’ll help you find the right fit, whether you’re staying on a budget or searching for luxury retirement communities.

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Evershine Care Assisted Living

1213 Juniper Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001

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Private, Semi-Private

COVID-19 Free FacilityDr. Ivan, President and CEO of Evershine Care, LLC understands the concerns in our community at this time and is committed to keeping our residents, your loved ones, safe. We want to assure you that our community has been diligent in keeping residents and staff safe...

Casa Bella Assisted Living

2919 Spitz Street, Las Cruces, NM 88005

4.3
(6 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Private, Semi-Private

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...

The Heritage II

846 Lettuce Ln, Las Cruces, NM 88001

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Serenity House Assisted Living, Inc.

4200 SKYLINE AVE, El Paso, TX 79904

3.0
(1 review)

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El Parque Assisted Living Facility

6601 El Parque Drive, El Paso, TX 79912

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Private, Semi-Private

Oasis Foster Home

6313 West Wind Drive, El Paso, TX 79912

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Loving Care Foster Home

2029 Gus Moran St, El Paso, TX 79936

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Cost of care homes in Las Cruces, NM

The average cost of senior living in Las Cruces is $3,825 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Las Cruces, NM with an average of $3,825 per month.

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Discover the many ways to pay for senior living

Planning ahead can better position you to make good choices for your loved one’s care in the future. But if your aging family member needs care now, there are ways to finance the cost of long-term care through a combination of approaches.

What are care homes?

Residential care homes are houses in residential neighborhoods that are equipped, adapted, and staffed to care for a small number of residents, usually between two and 10. Like assisted living communities, staff at care homes typically help residents with activities of daily living, including bathing, dressing, and medication management. Although residential care homes vary significantly depending on the community, services usually include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Medication management
  • Mobility assistance
  • Nutritious meals
  • Social activities and outings
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
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Learn more about other types of senior living in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Las Cruces, New Mexico

Care Homes

Residential care homes offer seniors with an intimate sense of community without the agitation of a larger nursing home. This type of facility is akin to a single-family home. Services provided can include three meals a day, washing clothes , and transit. The state of New Mexico has a number of stipulations related to this kind of facility. The New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, and Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau supervises this type of facility.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities is a major consideration when selecting the best senior community. The top hospitals that service Las Cruces include Memorial Medical Center, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, and Bhc Mesilla Valley Hospital. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Las Cruces which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be a major influence in selecting which care option works best. Las Cruces has a median home value of about $147,373 and the median cost of rent is $821 per month per month. The rent burden for Las Cruces is around 16.2% of the average person’s monthly income. The sales tax in Las Cruces is 5.13%.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

Climate and weather is a major factor in deciding which location is right for your loved one. Las Cruces has a cold desert type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Las Cruces is about 63.3. The average air quality conditions are rated as moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. The air quality index score reaches its highest in the month of December at approximately 90.8. During this time, the average air quality conditions are rated moderate. This means that those who are unusually sensitive should consider limiting the amount of time spent on outdoor exertion. Monthly, Las Cruces measures around 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically happens in July with an average of 2 inches during the month. Las Cruces experiences an average of 2.20 inches of snow per year. In the summertime, Las Cruces is approximately 81F. The low summer temperature is approximately 66F in June. The summer high temperature peaks at roughly 97F in June. In the winter months, the average temp falls to approximately 46F. The peak winter temperature will rise to approximately 65F in the month of February. The lowest winter temperature is approximately 31 F during the month of January. The average humidity rating for Las Cruces is approximately 29%. Humidity ratings are highest during the month of August at about 35%.

Demographics and Values

The current population of Las Cruces is growing at a rate of 0.009%. Las Cruces has a population density of 510 people per square mile. In the previous presidential election, 35.9% voted Republican, 10.4% voted for a third party candidate, and 53.7% voted Democrat in the county. Of the population of Las Cruces 33.0% have a college degree, 13.3% have a graduate degree, and 20.4% have a high-school diploma. In Las Cruces, 5.4% are widowed, 24.4% live in poverty, 13.6% have some form of disability, and 10.4% do not have health insurance. In terms of crime, Las Cruces has 36.8 property crimes per 1000 residents and 5.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents. Based on gender, 51.0% are female and 49.0% are male. The median age of Las Cruces is 33 years old. In Las Cruces, 25.1% of the population are over the age of 55, 9.8% are over the age of 60, 6.1% are over the age of 70, and 4.1% are over the age of 80. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Las Cruces, out of the total population 0.3% practice Judaism, 0.2% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In Las Cruces, 49.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Las Cruces 33.0% practice Catholicism, 5.4% are Baptists, and 2.8% practice Pentecostalism. Racially, the population of Las Cruces is 58.6% Hispanic, 2.9% mixed race, 87.1% white, 4.2% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.5% Native American, 1.7% Asian, and 2.6% black. In Las Cruces, 10.5% of the citizens are veterans. Las Cruces is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community.

State Information

An overview of New Mexico

Overall, New Mexico ranks 46th in quality of life and 34th in healthcare compared to other US states. In total, New Mexico has 47 general hospitals and 137 health centers that provide care for 2,097,463 citizens. The three highest ranked hospitals in New Mexico are Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital. 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. Based on natural beauty, New Mexico ranks 23rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

In the most recent presidential election, 40% of New Mexico residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. Thirty-six percent of New Mexico residents regularly attend a religious service from one of the state’s 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. The state has a median age of 38 and 31% of its population being over the age of 55.

State-wide weather information

The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 5.98 inches of precipitation a month. On average, the state receives 1.22 inches of precipitation a month. The average humidity across the state is 46%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 56% in the month of August. 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. The average temperature in the summer rises to 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. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 2F in the month of January. 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 aspen trees, blue grama, shadescale, and yucca. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the porcupines, the wild turkeys, the kangaroo rats, or the pronghorn antelope. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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