Brookdale Valencia

300 Valencia Drive Southeast, Albuquerque, NM 87108

About the community Brookdale Valencia

Fall in love with the quiet and peaceful setting of Brookdale Valencia. With exceptional assisted living services, independent living amenities, and unmatched support, you’ll find nearly everything you need on-site. Families and residents can also rest easier knowing staff is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to be alerted to any emergencies. Our skilled team works with residents to create customizable care plans that match their needs, expectations, and budgets. Here, you’ll never pay for a service you don’t use. Whether you’re seeking assistance with dressing, bathing, medication management, or any other daily activities, each service is tailored to you.

If you’re interested in living life on your terms and embracing your independence, our community amenities make it easy to live fully and vibrantly. We encourage you to make full use of the indoor pool, fitness center, concierge, and salon services whenever you desire. We also provide assistance with transportation, cooking, and housekeeping, and can deliver personal item requests directly to your door at no additional cost.

Each day is yours to make the most of here. Grab a delicious iced coffee from the convenient community coffee shop and check out a book from the library. Your friends are...

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Senior Living Options Offered

Assisted living
Independent living

Pricing for Brookdale Valencia

Total monthly costs depend on room type, select services, and the level of care needed.

Base fees by room type

Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Semi-Private
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$XXXX
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*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

Amenities at Brookdale Valencia

Community Details at Brookdale Valencia

Activities Offsite

Activities Onsite

Beautician Onsite

Devotional Services Offsite

Devotional Services Onsite

Indoor Common Areas

Kosher

Meals Provided

Outdoor Common Areas

Swimming Pool / Hot Tub


Reviews for Brookdale Valencia

3.9

(80 reviews)

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Cleanliness

4.0

Care services

3.8

Staff

4.7

Meals & dining

4.0

Activities

3.9

Value for cost

3.9

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5.0
June 22, 2021
anonymous - Resident/client
I am in the right place

I have only been here for three months and so far I love where I am. I am in the right place, in the right apartment on the right floor. I love how big my apartment is and I have made a lot of friends. I has been a great experience, everything here is so nice, and the staff members are very kind and just nice to us. Brookdale Valencia is the perfect fit for me, I can relax, I'm laughing more, and its just a huge relief.


3.0
June 18, 2021
km - Child of resident/client

The communication among the staff is poor. The right-hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing. The community is clean and the staff is very friendly. The activities were lacking and they really need to have more for the residence to do.


5.0
February 2, 2021
anonymous - Child of resident/client
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Commendations to all the staff members and their services

The staff at the community was very attentive and wonderful. Their meals and dining service was excellent. The nursing staff would be a five out of five especially the manager and her right hand person. They really worked well with us and went above and beyond. The manager was also very friendly towards us.


5.0
August 20, 2020
Claudia Babb - Resident/client
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Review of Brookdale Valencia

Everyone on staff is very attentive, the caregivers make you feel like they have the time to sit and listen to you even when you know they are busy.


5.0
August 20, 2020
Karen Lujan - Resident/client
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Review of Brookdale Valencia

Everybody has been treating me really well. Now that I have been here I am learning the routine. Very good staff I enjoy every one.


4.0
August 20, 2020
Joann Marksbury - Resident/client
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Review of Brookdale Valencia

I love it here it is beyond my expectations when I decided to come. I adore the people here everyone is very sweet to me. I think that meals are well done. Housekeeping does a decent job. I have no criticism.


5.0
August 20, 2020
Min McKenna - Resident/client
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Review of Brookdale Valencia

On behalf of [name removed], I have been here 4 years, during this trip I have experienced a lot of time in the front office. My feeling of the current director is unquestionable. She performs her duties without question. The best she can do. She has precautioned us from suffering this virus and we all grateful for that!


5.0
August 20, 2020
Rose Shaw - Resident/client
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Review of Brookdale Valencia

I have lived at Brookdale's Independent unit for six years, since 2014. I find it secure and comfortable with a beautiful apartment. The food is tasty and healthful. Before the pandemic, we had been visiting entertainers, including a classical pianist. The people are friendly and help each other. No one has caught the virus here - good administration.


2.0
June 19, 2020
Anonymous - Resident/client
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Nice place to live

I have a lovely apartment that I can do anything i want with and I have a balcony. During the pandemic, the food is delivered three times a day to my apartment and I think that it's spectacular. I order from a menu. The services are all good including housekeeping and maintenance. The maintenance staff come whatever I call.


3.0
June 11, 2020
Anonymous - Loved one of resident/client
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Needs better staffing

They are unorganized there and the food menu isn't that great, The activities are not geared to the residents and don't offered often enough. The activities should be more interactive. The caregivers are okay, I had an experience with them not giving my mother her medications. It you live on the independent side, you really need to be completely independent. I am paying extra for an outside agency to come in and take care of my mother. I believe if they had the right people in place, it would be a great community.


3.0
September 20, 2019
Anonymous - Toured community

The staff is very friendly. The meals are good. The rooms in the apartments are large and they contain full kitchens, however, the property and apartments are very outdated and the location is not in an area where I would like to live.


1.0
May 18, 2019
Angela Bunts - Loved one of resident/client
House of horrors

[Name removed] the director of the facility forced herself into an apartment of an independent living resident. The volunteer asked her to leave and [name removed] refused then proceeded to scream insults at the volunteer spitting at her while doing so. The volunteer had to leave feeling threatened for her safety. I would not put a dog in this facility with management that behaves so unprofessionally. [Name removed] is all about the money. Resident care is low on her list.


1.0
March 4, 2019
Anonymous - Toured community

Dark, depressing building. Old, ugly furniture. Unattractive neighborhood. Higher rates for fewer services.


2.0
November 10, 2018
Anonymous - Toured community

Very rough surrounding area. The high crime rate


3.0
July 14, 2018
Anonymous - Toured community

Not too impressed with the staff.


5.0
January 12, 2018
Anonymous - Toured community
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Nice and helpful

While looking at other locations for my love one I thought that this place is really nice and their staff team is really helpful. I was very happy with my first initial visit to tour around their facility. When it comes down to it, the only reason why we went with another property was because the location was more convenient. However, I know that they are capable of caring for their residents. I would still recommend them to families in that area.


4.0
December 18, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community
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Very Nice, But Too Big

We toured at Brookdale, and really liked the community. It was actually cheaper in price than some of the other places we saw, but it's also a very large community. We knew that my loved one wouldn't be comfortable in such a large place.


3.5
December 11, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community
Verified Review
Really Nice

I visited this Brookdale while I was looking for a new place for my loved one. I felt that this community was really nice, and I liked the memory care unit. However, I worried that the Brookdale Valencia might be too large to be comfortable for my loved one, so we looked elsewhere,


3.0
November 13, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community
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Big rooms but nonoperational kitchen equipment

I toured here when trying to find a place for my friend. It’s a big facility, you can kind of get lost in the shuffle of it all. There are about 180 rooms. The room I saw was bigger than at a lot of other places I had seen but had a nonoperational 2 burner stove. It just didn’t hit me as a place that my friend would be happy at. The facility was kept pretty clean from what I could see. I don’t really know how many people they have on staff but if you have 180 rooms, I get the feeling they’d be spread thin. I was able to talk to someone on the staff, whose name I can’t remember, but she was very pleasant. I was able to see what activities they provided as well and it seemed like there were a few good choices. I wound up finding somewhere else that my friend liked more, but this would’ve been my second choice. It was just a little bit too far.


2.0
November 8, 2017
Anonymous - Toured community
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I don't recommend it here

This place was very sad and very dirty. I toured here to see if it would be a good fit for my dad and I went because my dad had actually had a friend that was there. When you first enter the building, you walk into this great big room that’s dark and dingy and outdated and no one was there up front to talk to. There were stains on the carpet and I was taken to this office area where there was paper everywhere and overflowing bookcases. I feel like it’s important that when you first walk in, the receptionist area should be clean and bright because first impressions are everything. The commons area just had a bunch of residents sitting there, the courtyard was very rocky and had a lot of weeds, and the dining area just made me feel like I wanted to scrub it. The guy that gave me the tour was very nice but I would not recommend sending anyone over there.


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Brookdale Valencia has received an average review rating of 3.9 based on 80 reviews. See all reviews.


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