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The Bridge at Farmington

1091 W Murray Drive, Farmington, NM 87401

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Studio, 1 Bed

The Bridge at Farmington, New Mexico, gives residents the freedom to experience continued independence and an active lifestyle in a beautiful assisted living community.Friendly associates work to ensure each resident’s quality of life by offering a wide variety of services and amenities focused...

Madison House-Assisted Living

120 S Madison St, Cortez, CO 81321

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Studio, 1 Bed

Sunshine Gardens West

25 Sunshine Ct, Durango, CO 81301

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Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

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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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Aztec, New Mexico

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two persons who have no personal ties to the administrator. A nursing home facility provides its inhabitants with 24-hour care by on-site nurses. These caregivers offer healthcare services for seniors who are unable to adequately care for their own needs due to mental or physical conditions.

This type of facility is a convenient and comfortable care alternative for individuals 65 years or older, however nursing homes will usually allow individuals 55 and older rarely heard of in senior care regarding other care types.The most frequent mental disease experienced by residents of nursing homes is dementia, which can hinder their decision making capabilities, and familiarity with their surroundings, and memory recall. Many occupants of nursing homes are persons with behavioral issues. These can consist of verbal outbursts, a tendency to wander, or resisting care. Nursing homes are required to provide nursing and related services, medically-related social services, room and bed maintenance services, and specialized rehabilitative services (treatment for mental illness or intellectual disability) to residents. A significant amount of residents tend to be bachelors or widows with smaller social support groups, and almost half of nursing home residents are older than 85 years old. Examples of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes might include adult day services , adult day health care (which offers nursing and therapy) , injections, and friendly visitor programs.

Cost of Living

The total cost of living can be the major factor in determining which care choice meets the needs of you or your loved one. The rent burden for Aztec is about 12.8% of the average person’s monthly income. The median monthly price for rent in Aztec is around $667 and the median value for a house for Aztec is around $155,725.

Demographics and Values

In terms of education, 7.4% have a graduate degree, 36.0% have a high-school diploma, and 14.1% have a college degree. In Aztec, 11.0% of the population are veterans of the United States military. Based on gender, 47.2% are male and 52.8% are female. The median age of Aztec is 33 years old. Racially, the population of Aztec is 4.0% mixed race, 0.2% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 78.9% white, 0.4% black, 8.2% other or not specified, 23.8% Hispanic, 0.1% Asian, and 8.2% Native American. Out of the total population of Aztec, 8.3% are widowed, 64.0% participate in the labor force, 15.7% have some form of disability, and 11.1% do not have health insurance. Aztec has a population density of 201 people per square mile.

State Information

An overview of New Mexico

The natural beauty of New Mexico is ranked 23rd in the nation. 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. There are 47 general hospitals and 137 health centers that provide care for 2,097,463 New Mexico residents. Christus St Vincent Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Medical Center, and Presbyterian Espanola Hospital are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. 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.

Social demographics of the state

During the latest presidential election, 40% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, New Mexico ranks 6th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In New Mexico, 31% of the population is over the age of 55. The median age in the state is 38. 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.

State-wide weather information

On average, the state receives 1.22 inches of precipitation a month. The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of July at around 5.98 inches. 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. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 2F during the month of January. 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. 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 humidity across the state is 46%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 56% in the month of August. 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 yucca, krummholz, piãon-juniper, and spruce-fir. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the kangaroo rats, the elk, the bobcats, or the pronghorn antelope. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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