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GoodLife Senior Living Artesia

906 Pistachio Trail, Artesia, NM 88210

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Studio, Semi-Private

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...

GoodLife Senior Living Carlsbad

601 West Cherry Lane, Carlsbad, NM 88220

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Studio, Semi-Private

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...

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What are nursing homes?

Nursing homes, also called skilled nursing facilities, provide long-term care for seniors with significant physical or mental health conditions, and short-term care to people recovering from an injury or hospital stay. Nursing homes provide personal assistance and medical care from licensed professionals. Services in skilled nursing facilities often include:

  • Help with personal care
  • Rehabilitation care, including physical and speech therapy
  • Mobility assistance
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Health care services
  • Complimentary transportation
  • 24-hour care and supervision
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Artesia, New Mexico

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is an establishment that houses at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its residents with 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These caregivers provide specialized care for those who cannot take care of their own needs due to the effects of aging.

Nursing homes can be a familiar and comfy care option for persons 65 years and above, however nursing homes will frequently persons 55 and greater which is uncommon for other senior care types.Many residents of nursing homes are persons with behavioral problems. These can consist of resisting assistance, a tendency to wander, or verbal outbursts. Examples of care services and amenitiesprovided at nursing homes might include rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, help with legal questions, room and board, and monitoring of medication. A large number of residents are single women with smaller social support groups, and almost 50% of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Nursing homes are required to provide routine personal hygiene items, specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability), room and bed maintenance services, and pharmaceutical services to residents. A large number of nursing home residents are persons who have incontinence issues, require assistance with daily tasks such as bathing, have mental or physical disabilities, or experience difficulty with hearing and sight.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be the big influence in choosing what facility works best. The rent burden for Artesia is around 12.2% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median rent in Artesia is $646 and the median home value for Artesia is approximately $150,825.

Demographics and Values

Of the population of Artesia 38.6% have a high-school diploma, 5.8% have a graduate degree, and 16.1% have a college degree. Out of the total population of Artesia, 60.8% participate in the labor force, 8.0% do not have health insurance, 6.3% are widows, and 12.0% have some form of disability. Artesia has a population density of 418 people per square mile. Demographically, Artesia is 2.3% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 3.5% other or not specified, 1.6% black, 90.8% white, 0.5% mixed race, 1.3% Asian, and 48.0% Hispanic. In Artesia, 10.4% of the population are veterans of the United States armed forces. Based on gender, 49.0% are female and 51.0% are male. The median age of Artesia is 35 years old.

State Information

An overview of New Mexico

In terms of personal well-being, New Mexico ranks 34th in healthcare and 46th in quality of life compared to other states. 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. There are 47 general hospitals and 137 health centers that provide care for 2,097,463 New Mexico residents. 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

In the last presidential election 48% of New Mexico residents voted Democrat and 40% voted Republican. 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 New Mexico, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. In terms of diversity, New Mexico ranks 6th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly.

State-wide weather information

On average, New Mexico has an air quality index rating of around 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 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. On average, the humidity rating for New Mexico is around 46%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 56% in the month of August. 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. The average high winter temperature is around 65F in 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 piãon-juniper, spruce-fir, evergreen conifers, and shadescale. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the western diamondbacks, the coyotes, the porcupines, or the elk. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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