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Nursing Homes near Las Cruces, New Mexico

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Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care

5525 Cotton Bloom Ct., Las Cruces, NM 88007

4.0
(21 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care is guided by goodness, loyalty, faith, and fun. We're located in beautiful Las Cruces, New Mexico and offer independent living, assisted living and memory care services for seniors. We warmly welcome you to experience the good people who live and work...

The Village at Northrise

2880 N Roadrunner Pkwy, Las Cruces, NM 88011

4.1
(5 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Village at Northrise is a Genesis senior community sitting on 16 acres in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The city of Las Cruces is vibrant and growing, offering world class cultural and recreational experiences. With a choice of museums, the Branigan Cultural Center, our downtown Main Street, the...

The Aristocrat

2969 Claude Dove Dr, Las Cruces, NM 88011

5.0
(3 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed

The AristocratThe Aristocrat is a senior living community located in the beautiful town of Las Cruces, New Mexico. Our community is located near the foot hills of the Organ Mountains, so our residents are able to enjoy the beauty of splendor of New Mexico every day. Las Cruces is an active town...

Haciendas at Grace Village

2802 Corte Dios, Las Cruces, NM 88001

4.7
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, Semi-Private

ABOUT US Unique design differences place The Haciendas at Grace Village among the most outstanding Alzheimer's and dementia care facilities in our region. Truly not a 'facility', but instead, a residence, the Haciendas at Grace Village is comprised of residential-style homes that provide...

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Simpatico Cielo Vista

7949 Sunmount Drive, El Paso, TX 79925

4.4
(20 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

Offering Assisted Living and Alzheimer's/Dementia care in a beautiful setting. A circular walking path for residents and a beautiful interior courtyard offers green space for gathering with friends or simply enjoying the greenery and birds that join us daily.Located at 7949 Sunmount Drive in El...

Royal Estates of El Paso

435 S Mesa Hills Dr, El Paso, TX 79912

3.8
(16 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed

Royal Estates of El Paso is located on El Paso's beautiful west side. All apartments have a kitchen area and private baths, as well as emergency pendant systems. Thermostat is controlled individually. Amenities include three restaurant style meals daily,weekly housekeeping, laundry service,...

Vibralife El Paso

3421 Joe Battle Blvd, El Paso, TX 79936

5.0
(1 review)

Studio, Semi-Private

Legacy at Cimarron

6201 Northern Pass Dr, El Paso, TX 79911

5.0
(55 reviews)

Studio, 1 Bed, 2 Bed, Semi-Private

The Legacy at Cimarron, El Paso's newest senior living and memory care community, opened its doors in May 2017. The Legacy offers Concierge Senior Living, which means that each of our residents experiences independence, with as much or as little assistance as they need. Leading the way with...

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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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Las Cruces, New Mexico

Nursing Homes

A nursing home is a building that houses at least two individuals who are not related by blood or by marriage to the administrator. A nursing home facility offers its occupants around-the-clock care administered by registered nurses. These nurses provide health related services for those who cannot adequately care for their needs because of their aging.

This type of facility is a helpful and comfortable living alternative for persons 65 years or older, however nursing homes will commonly allow persons 55 and older (a rarity in theworldof senior care).Nursing homes are required to provide pharmaceutical services, nursing and related services, routine personal hygiene items, and emergency dental services to residents. Often times individuals may select to live in a nursing home over another type of facility due to a mental or physical condition that prevents them from easily accomplishing their standard of living. Types of amenities and servicesprovided at nursing homes can include wound care for pressure sores or a surgical wound, skilled nursing or medical care, rehabilitation needed due to injury, disability, or illness, and social and recreational activities. The most common mental issue effecting nursing home residents is dementia, which can cloud their memory function, and familiarity with their surroundings, and decision making capabilities. Many residents are bachelors or widows who have smaller social support groups, and about 50% of nursing home residents are over the age of 85.

Local Hospitals and Health Care Providers

For many seniors, particularly those with chronic diseases or those requiring long-term care, proximity to hospitals may be a motivating component while choosing which senior care facility is best for them. In total, there are 3 hospitals located in Las Cruces which offer emergency services and other healthcare. The top hospitals in Las Cruces include Memorial Medical Center, Mountain View Regional Medical Center, and Bhc Mesilla Valley Hospital.

Cost of Living

Cost of living can be a major influence when deciding which location works for your loved one. Las Cruces has a sales tax of 5.13%. In Las Cruces, the cost-of-living index is around 91.4 where a rating of 100 is the average score, and any score under 100 is cheaper than the national average. Las Cruces has a grocery-price index of around 96.2.

Regional Climate and Weather Information

The air quality, humidity, and air temperature of a city can have a considerable influence on the well-being of a senior citizen. The average humidity rating for Las Cruces is approximately 29%. Humidity ratings reach their peak in the month of August at about 35%. Monthly, Las Cruces receives approximately 1 inches of precipitation. The most precipitation historically occurs in July with an average of 2 inches in a month. Las Cruces gets an average of 2.20 inches of snow. Las Cruces has a cold desert type of climate. In the summertime, the average temperature in Las Cruces is about 81F. The summer high rises to around 97F in June. The lowest summer temperature is approximately 66F during June. Over the winter, the temperature in Las Cruces sinks to approximately 46F. The highest winter temperature will rise to about 65F during the month of February. The low winter temperature is about 31 F during the month of January. The average air quality index rating in Las Cruces is around 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 during 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.

Demographics and Values

During the last presidential election, 35.9% voted Republican, 53.7% voted Democrat, and 10.4% voted for a third party candidate in the county. Demographically, Las Cruces is 87.1% white, 2.6% black, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 4.2% other or not specified, 2.9% mixed race, 58.6% Hispanic, 1.5% Native American, and 1.7% Asian. In terms of education, 13.3% have a graduate degree, 20.4% have a high-school diploma, and 33.0% have a college degree. In Las Cruces, 10.5% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. Las Cruces is considered neutral to members of the LGBTQ+ community. 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 terms of crime, Las Cruces has 5.7 violent crimes per 1000 residents and 36.8 property crimes per 1000 residents. 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. 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 Las Cruces, 10.4% do not have health insurance, 5.4% consider themselves widows, 60.3% participate in the labor force, and 24.4% live in poverty. 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.

State Information

An overview of New Mexico

In terms of resources, New Mexico has a cost of living index of 92.8, a grocery index rating of 92.8, and a housing index rating of 100.9. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. 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. Overall, New Mexico ranks 46th out of all states in quality of life and 34th in healthcare. Based on natural beauty, New Mexico ranks 23rd in the nation.

Social demographics of the state

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

State-wide weather information

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. The average temperature in the summer rises to around 71F. The average high summer temperature is around 98F in the month of June. The average low summer temperature is around 36F in 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. The average air quality index rating in New Mexico is 45.5 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of July with a rating of 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 shadescale, sagebrush, krummholz, and blue grama. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the bighorn sheep, the kangaroo rats, the pronghorn antelope, or the coyotes. The state animal of New Mexico is the roadrunner.

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The Aristocrat, Legacy at Cimarron and Vibralife El Paso are the top rated nursing homes near Las Cruces, New Mexico. See full list of communities.

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