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76 Residential Care Homes near Rio Rancho, NM

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Residential care homes in Rio Rancho may appeal to seniors who value smaller, more close-knit communities and many opportunities for socialization. Rio Rancho 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 Rio Rancho, 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.

You may also consider nearby communities such as Albuquerque.

Residential Care Home Facilities near Rio Rancho, NM

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I had a very positive experience with Ravenna Assisted Living!

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I thought Willowwood was a great facility. It looked very clean and very modern. It seemed like it would be a really good place.

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This community was really pretty it was just too expensive for what we were looking for for my loved one.

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Review ofRavenna Assisted Living
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I had a very positive experience with Ravenna Assisted Living!

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5.0

I thought Willowwood was a great facility. It looked very clean and very modern. It seemed like it would be a really good place.

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This community was really pretty it was just too expensive for what we were looking for for my loved one.

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Haven Care Dogwood

4014 St. Andrews Dr. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Haven Care - Dogwood is located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Our specialized care agency offers Alzheimer's and Dementia services for elderly senior citizens. We offer assisted living to help people who have mentally incapacitating diseases stay safe and secure. Our programs allow us to customize...

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Willowwood Assisted Living

1008 Chiricahua Ct SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Willow Wood Assisted Living Facility is located in Willow Wood Heights subdivision in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is a state licensed residential care community specializing in the care of individuals who can no longer live on their own but do not need the rigors of nursing home care. Willow Wood...

4.4(7 reviews)

I thought Willowwood was a great facility. It looked very clean and very modern. It seemed like it would be a really g...

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Silver Wings Assisted Living LLC

6223 Corte Alzira NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Care Homes

Silver Wings Assisted Living LLC is located in Albuquerque, NM in Bernalillo County. This residential care home offers the support that you want in an area that is beautiful and filled with great attractions. Those who choose to spend time in Albuquerque enjoy checking out San Felipe de Neri...

4.8(6 reviews)
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Vista Sandia Assisted Living

8604 Camino Osito NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Vista Sandia Assisted Living Facility is located in Albuquerque’s North East Heights. It is a state licensed residential care community specializing in the care of individuals who can no longer live on their own but do not need the rigors of nursing home care. Vista Sandia is unique in that it...

4.0(3 reviews)
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Hilldale Residential Care Home

14528 Hilldale Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87123

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4.5(2 reviews)

They provide a high degree of individualized care. The staff is professional and always courteous. And we have no qual...

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Haven Care - Cottonwood House

5305 Queens Court NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Situated in an excellent location in northeast Albuquerque, New Mexico, just off US 25 near the US 40 interchange, Haven Care ~ Cottonwood is a beautiful five bed residential care home. Personal care and special attention is our goal to make your loved ones feel at home. Haven Care is locally...

5.0(2 reviews)
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Buena Vista Senior Care

8505 Rancho Santa Fe Pl NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113

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$X,XXX+ monthly
9

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

* Providing high quality, loving care in a home-like environment for over 15 years.* 8 Private rooms with 3 shared bathrooms.* 2-person transfer capability daily, 7am to 7pm.* Visiting doctors and nurses.* Twice Daily Socialization/Activities Schedule.* Exceptionally high caregiver-to-resident...

5.0(1 review)
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Casa Palo Duro

7808 Palo Duro Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

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$X,XXX+ monthly
8

Provides: Care Homes

Casa Palo Duro has been in business for several years. We are licensed for 9 residents and offer private and semi private rooms. We have 24 hour 7 days a week awake staff trained to adequately care for the residents in the Facility. Our home is located in a beautiful quite residential ...

5.0(1 review)
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Haven Care - Aspen House

9701 Camino del Sol NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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$X,XXX+ monthly
8

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Haven Care - Aspen is a high quality assisted living home that is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This is a wonderful location with very beautiful scenery that your loved one will enjoy. At Haven Care - Aspen, we take pride in offering top quality specialized care for senior's with memory...

4.0(1 review)
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Haven Care - Birch House (Temporarily Closed for Renovations)

5320 Van Christopher NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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$X,XXX+ monthly
6

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Haven Care operates five assisted living residences in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico area. Birch house is a lovely brick home in an upper middle class neighborhood and is less than 3 miles from Lovelace Women's Hospital, which was rated at 87% on its latest medicare review. Three other...

5.0(1 review)
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Casa De Shalom

604 Gral Trevino Drive Southeast, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Care Homes

Casa De Shalom is located in Rio Rancho, NM, a city in Sandoval and Bernalillo Counties. This residential care home provides help that is right for your needs in an area that is peaceful and a great place to call home. Those who spend time in Rio Rancho enjoy checking out the Rio Rancho Country...

5.0(2 reviews)
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Haven Care - Fir House

10405 Los Suenos Cr. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Having a loved one who needs long term assistance can be heartbreaking and very stressful. Haven Care is here to make sure your loved ones live their lives to the fullest and make you and your family stress free. Our small community is located in Albuquerque, NM. All of our residents live in...

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Haven Care- Evergreen

10400 Calle Contendo NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

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$X,XXX+ monthly
6

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Haven Care Home Evergreen is an assisted living micro community located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There is a hospital that is less than 1 mile from the facility. This is perfect for the residents that need immediate care that is beyond the staff's control. Our staff is available to our...

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Wilson Family Care

12308 Princess Jeanne NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Wilson Family care is a professional, experienced family care center for you and your family health care needs. Offering health care from birth to older years, we specialize in all fields in both men and women. Located in Florida, Wilson family care is filled with doctors and employees who truly...

4.0(1 review)
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Sandia View West LLC

912 Loma Pinon Loop NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Care Homes

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Sandia View Bosque LLC

4631 Mi Cordelia NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

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Provides: Care Homes

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The Retreat at Oxbow North

5224 Old Adobe trail NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Care Homes

Located near the banks of the Rio Grande, The Retreat At Oxbow North, LLC is focused on maximizing the daily quality of life for our residents. Making the most of every minute comes easier with a smaller home. Tailoring our care towards you family member's individual needs, rather than a one size...

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Sandia View Spain LLC

12501 Royal Point Court NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111

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$X,XXX+ monthly

Provides: Care Homes

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Touched by A White Dove Assisted Living

1605 Cardenas Drive Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87110

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$X,XXX+ monthly
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Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

Touched By A White Dove Assisted Living is located in Albuquerque New Mexico. Our facility is located near the University Of New Mexico Hospital , offering a significant level of convenience to our residents. Our staff are extensively experienced assisting senior citizens and intentionally uphold...

4.1(14 reviews)
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Tender Heart Assisted Living

4308 Tulane Drive NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107

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$X,XXX+ monthly
8

Provides: Memory Care, Care Homes

We have four communities in Albuquerque that are owned and operated locally by three individuals with 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 there's a concern or an issue,...

4.9(4 reviews)
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Cost of care homes in Rio Rancho, NM

The average cost of senior living in Rio Rancho is $3,462 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Albuquerque, NM with an average of $4,390 per month.

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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 Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Care Homes

Residential care homes offer seniors with a close feeling of community without the commotion of larger nursing homes. This type of facility is like a single-family home. Services offered might include regular dining options, washing clothes , and transportation. The state of New Mexico maintains 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 governs this facility type.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Access to medical facilities is a major factor when choosing the right community. The top hospitals that service Rio Rancho include Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Santa Fe Phs Indian Hospital, and Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Rio Rancho which offer emergency services and other healthcare.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living is a major influence in determining which community works for you or your loved one’s needs. In Rio Rancho, the cost-of-living index is around 121.4 based on the national average of 100, where any amount over 100 is considered costlier than the national average. Rio Rancho has a grocery-price index of around 96.2. Per month, the median rent in Rio Rancho is around $1,165 and the median price of a home in Rio Rancho is around $179,001. The rent burden for Rio Rancho is about 20.1% of the average monthly income.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

According to many seniors, climate and weather are often the most significant factors in determining a home that’s right for your loved one. On average, Rio Rancho has a humidity rating of 37%. The average humidity levels are highest in the month of August at around 45%. Rio Rancho has an oceanic/ warm-summer humid continental type of climate. On average, the air quality index rating in Rio Rancho is around 46.5. The average AQI conditions are rated as good. The air quality index rating is at its max score during the month of December at approximately 64.4. 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, Rio Rancho receives around 1 inches of precipitation. The most rain usually happens in July with an average of 2 inches in a month. For snowfall, Rio Rancho gets an average of 26.20 inches of snow. In the summer months, Rio Rancho is about 72F. The low summer temperature drops to around 53F during June. The summer high temperature is at approximately 90F in the month of June. In the winter months, the average air temperature dips to about 34F. The high winter temperature gets to about 52F during the month of February. The lowest winter temperature gets to roughly 20 F during the month of January.

Demographics and Values

Rio Rancho has a population density of 358 people per square mile. Currently, the population of Rio Rancho consists of 96,159 people. The current population of Rio Rancho is growing at a rate of 0.004%. Out of the total city population, 51.3% are female and 48.7% are male. In Rio Rancho, 33.9% of the population are over the age of 55, 10.8% are over the age of 60, 5.8% are over the age of 70, and 3.1% are over the age of 80. The median age of Rio Rancho is 38 years old. Out of the total population of Rio Rancho, 5.2% are widows, 7.4% do not have health insurance, 63.2% participate in the labor force, and 13.2% have some form of disability. In terms of crime, Rio Rancho has 37.9 property crimes per 1000 residents and 3.5 violent crimes per 1000 residents. In Rio Rancho, 12.6% of the people are veterans of the United States armed forces. Rio Rancho is considered friendly to members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Rio Rancho, 38.3% are nonbelievers. In terms of Christian denominations, out of the total population of Rio Rancho 49.3% practice Catholicism, 2.8% practice another Christian faith, and 1.6% are Baptists. In terms of non-Christian denominations in Rio Rancho, out of the total population 0.8% practice Judaism, 0.8% practice an Eastern religion, and 0.3% practice Islam. In terms of education, 24.5% have a high-school diploma, 30.2% have a college degree, and 11.9% have a graduate degree. During the previous presidential election, 71.1% voted Democrat, 8.8% voted for a third party candidate, and 20.1% voted Republican in Sandoval county. Racially, the population of Rio Rancho is 40.7% Hispanic, 2.7% black, 5.2% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 1.6% Asian, 8.2% other or not specified, 2.2% Native American, and 79.9% white.

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. The natural beauty of New Mexico is ranked 23rd in the nation. Out of a national average of 100, New Mexico has a cost of living index rating of 93, a grocery index rating of 93, and a housing index rating of 101. 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.

Social demographics of the state

The state of New Mexico ranks 6th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly. 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. During the latest presidential election, 40% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. 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. During the summer, the average temperature in New Mexico is around 71F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 98F during the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 36F in the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls 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. The average monthly precipitation for the state of New Mexico is around 1.22 inches. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.98 inches. 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, aspen trees, sagebrush, and krummholz. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the black bears, the coyotes, the wild turkeys, or the porcupines. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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Harmony House, Casa De Shalom and Silver Wings Assisted Living At Academy, LLC are the top rated care homes near Rio Rancho, New Mexico. See full list of communities.

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