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10 Best Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho, NM

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Nursing homes facilities near Rio Rancho, NM

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Photo of Fairwinds - Rio Rancho
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9.7
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93 reviews
9.7
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93 reviews
5 star
73%
4 star
22%
3 star
2%
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1%
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Of all the facilities that I previewed online (I wasn't able to make in-person visits), I was most impressed with the friendliness of the people that I talked to. Others tried to "sell" me, while Fairwinds...
Provides: Assisted Living, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Fairwinds - Rio Rancho offers luxurious apartment homes in a fun and active retirement community. We are proud to be managed by Leisure Care who leads the industry in the development and management of elegant retirement communities that are all about Five-Star Fun. At Fairwinds - Rio...
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Photo of Neighborhood in Rio Rancho Community
1111 Photos available
9.5
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16 reviews
9.5
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16 reviews
5 star
69%
4 star
19%
3 star
6%
2 star
0%
1 star
6%
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The meals at the Neighborhood are tasty and varied. Between the dining room and the Bistro, there is always something which is appealing. I would like to give a shout out to the wait staff. They are...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Supportive Care at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho is a Premier Full Service Health Care Community where extra support is available at one location. There is no entry fee or long term contract to move directly into Supportive Care at The Neighborhood in Rio Ranchoand features both private studio...
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Photo of Avamere at Rio Rancho
77 Photos available
8.2
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74 reviews
8.2
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74 reviews
5 star
35%
4 star
38%
3 star
15%
2 star
9%
1 star
3%
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From the moment of first contact, [name removed] was absolutely amazing in sending me everything that I needed. Following up most appropriately. And providing other suggested resources to help. She...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Avamere at Rio Rancho offers residents the full spectrum of senior living options including independent, assisted living and a secure memory care community. Located on Albuquerque's west side, close to both Cottonwood mall and scenic Corrales, we are conveniently located near Presbyterian Rust,...
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33 Floor plans available
9.2
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152 reviews
9.2
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152 reviews
5 star
64%
4 star
22%
3 star
5%
2 star
3%
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The staff is very caring & supportive, especially in times of death of spouse. My husband passed in February. The people that live here are friendly and supportive also I would recommend Palmilla Senior...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care, Independent Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Independent Living: Independent living facilities offer convenient, hassle-free living in a social environment for seniors who are active, healthy, and able to live on their own.
Palmilla Senior Living puts premium independent senior living within your reach. We offer Independent Living, Assisted Living and Alzheimer's and Memory Care in Albuquerque, New Mexico. All of our living options stress independence and autonomy, providing the assistance you need to live...
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22 Photos available
9.2
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33 reviews
9.2
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33 reviews
5 star
58%
4 star
30%
3 star
12%
2 star
0%
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The Village at Alameda is a very nice place. Mom and Dad really like it. The food is good. The staff is great. The place is clean. They keep the apartments clean. If extra cleaning is needed, it is taken...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
The Village at Alameda is and assisted living community located in Albuquerque, NM. Absolutely breathtaking to behold, this assisted living community has a look to it that draws the eye, and it commands attention. This community offers access to area attractions and to the natural beauty that...
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1212 Photos available
55 Floor plans available
7.9
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15 reviews
7.9
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15 reviews
5 star
39%
4 star
20%
3 star
27%
2 star
7%
1 star
7%
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They just increased monthly 10k a month for memory care. They do have church and communion. They sit and watch TV in the main room most of the time. Have difficulty getting her compression socks. Employee...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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5 star
43%
4 star
29%
3 star
0%
2 star
14%
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We brought my Mom here in May of 2018. The arrangements had to be rather spur of the moment due to hospital discharge schedule. Life Spire was very accommodating when it came to moving my Mom in. The...
Provides: Assisted Living, Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
Life Spire has been in business for over 6 years. We provide a warm and homelike atmosphere within a secured setting. We started our line of work by assisting adults and children with disabilities to live at home and be active in the community. Our strong commitment to our mission lead the phone...
Photo of Casa de Rosa Assisted Living
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For my parents, they have a little apartment outside the main property, so the staff has been very accommodating to them for that and I would rate the cleanliness of that higher than the building of the main...
Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
Casa de Rosa Assisted Living is a gorgeous assisted living community situated in the picturesque Albuquerque, New Mexico. Nestled in expansive grounds complete with local plant life and wildlife, Casa de Rosa offers all the best that the New Mexico landscape has to offer. The dry climate leaves...
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.
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Provides: Memory Care
Care types provided by this community
Memory Care: Memory care facilities provide housing, care, and therapies for seniors who have Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia in an environment designed to reduce confusion and prevent wandering.
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Provides: Assisted Living
Care types provided by this community
Assisted Living: Assisted living facilities offer housing and care for active seniors who may need support with activities of daily living, like bathing, dressing, and medication management.
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Provides: Nursing Homes
Care types provided by this community
Nursing Homes: Nursing homes provide short-and long-term care for seniors who have physical or mental health conditions that require 24-hour nursing and personal care.

Cost of nursing homes in Rio Rancho, NM

The average cost of senior living in Rio Rancho is $4,719 per month. Cheaper nearby regions include Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM with an average of $4,708 per month.

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho, NM vs. nearby cities

Rio Rancho, NM
$4,777/mo
$4,719/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho, NM vs. the state and national average

Rio Rancho, NM
$4,777/mo
U.S. national average
$4,779/mo

Average monthly cost of Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho vs. other types of senior living

$4,865/mo
Nursing Homes
$4,777/mo

Median monthly costs of Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho, NM by room type

Semi-Private
$4,104/mo
Studio
$4,434/mo
1 Bedroom
$4,839/mo
2 Bedroom
$5,358/mo
Detached Cottage/Bungalow
$3,940/mo

Average cost of Nursing Homes in Rio Rancho over time

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What families are saying about nursing homes in Rio Rancho

Recent reviews for nursing homes in Rio Rancho

Manzano Del Sol Good Samaritan in Albuquerque, NM

5.0
This is a wonderful place! My mother is getting therapy after a fall and they’re very good, compassionate people. They are honest and kind and it’s just wonderful! It’s like being in heaven. After terrible experiences at other communities, this gives me some hope for the senior care industry.

Fairwinds - Rio Rancho

4.9
The staff was very welcoming. Any questions I had were answered promptly. The residents are friendly and inclusive. There are activities to satisfy the interests of almost anyone. There are two socials a week that are well attended. This is one of the cleanest independent living facilities I ...
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Westwind House Assisted Living in Albuquerque, NM

4.5
My mom is eating the meal. It is not like home cooking but I think it is good. The staff are good people who help out very well. I am pleased that she is getting taken care of.The staff assist with her ADL and there has been no problems. A Place For Mom helped us find this community. They are ...
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Rio Rancho nursing homes services and amenities

These charts highlight some of the many care, dining, and entertainment offerings available in Rio Rancho nursing homes communities. They don’t represent all possible services and amenities available at assisted living communities in Rio Rancho, but support comparisons against nationwide offerings. Our Senior Living Advisors can help you find communities that fit your preferences.

Availability of select care services in Rio Rancho nursing homes

Nursing homes communities offer a variety of care services and visiting health care providers to meet seniors’ health needs. The chart below shows the percentage of nursing homes partners in Rio Rancho that offer these care services compared to the percentage of partners that offer them nationally.
Rio Rancho, NMNational
Full medication management
Full medication management
58.3%
2.4%
Doctor on call
Doctor on call
33.3%
9.5%
24-Hour awake staff
24-Hour awake staff
83.3%
26%
Diabetic care
Diabetic care
83.3%
26.6%
*Visiting health care professionals
*Visiting health care professionals
58.3%
9.8%
Home care agency on-site
Home care agency on-site
25%
0.8%
Non-ambulatory care
Non-ambulatory care
83.3%
22.8%
Respite or short term stays
Respite or short term stays
33.3%
7%
Hospice available on-site
Hospice available on-site
41.7%
17.3%
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*Including nurse, dentist, OT, PT, speech or podiatrist

Availability of select dementia care services in Rio Rancho nursing homes

Our community partners provide many services to keep residents with dementia or other memory concerns safe and engaged. Below, take a look at what percentage of Rio Rancho Nursing Homes partners offer the selected dementia care services compared to the percentage of partners nationally.
Rio Rancho, NMNational
Dementia behaviors care
Dementia behaviors care
50%
3.8%
Specialized memory care training for staff
Specialized memory care training for staff
33.3%
0.2%
Secured community and/or wander guard
Secured community and/or wander guard
41.7%
5.4%
Memory care only community
Memory care only community
8.3%
1.2%
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Availability of select dietary accommodations in Rio Rancho nursing homes

Nursing homes communities help seniors maintain a balanced diet by accommodating their health needs, allergies, and other restrictions. Below you’ll find the percentage of Rio Rancho partners making specific dietary accommodations for seniors compared to the percentage of assisted living partners making those accommodations nationally.
Rio Rancho, NMNational
Nutritionist / dietician
Nutritionist / dietician
25%
0.5%
Low / no sodium
Low / no sodium
50%
1.4%
No sugar
No sugar
41.7%
1.4%
Vegetarian
Vegetarian
41.7%
3.5%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select dining options in Rio Rancho nursing homes

Our nursing homes communities know that seniors want top-quality meals and options for how they dine. The chart below indicates the percentage of Rio Rancho communities that offer dining options to their discerning residents compared to our partners nationally.
Rio Rancho, NMNational
Professional chef
Professional chef
33.3%
0.2%
Restaurant style dining
Restaurant style dining
50%
0.4%
Room service
Room service
50%
0.4%
Anytime dining
Anytime dining
25%
0.7%
0.0%20.0%40.0%60.0%80.0%100%

Availability of select programs and activities in Rio Rancho nursing homes

Senior living communities offer a variety of programming to keep seniors socially, mentally, and physically vibrant. The chart below shows what percentage of partnered nursing homes communities in Rio Rancho offer the selected activities, amenities, and programs compared to the percentage of partners nationwide.
Rio Rancho, NMNational
Activity director
Activity director
50%
0.4%
Pet-focused programs
Pet-focused programs
16.7%
0.2%
Community service programs
Community service programs
16.7%
0.3%
Devotional activities on-site
Devotional activities on-site
58.3%
6.3%
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
Parties / BBQs / happy hour
58.3%
0.4%
Outings / off-site activities
Outings / off-site activities
58.3%
6.5%
Piano or organ
Piano or organ
58.3%
0.4%
Arts and crafts center
Arts and crafts center
58.3%
0.2%
Educational speakers / life long learning
Educational speakers / life long learning
41.7%
0.3%
Clubs / games / karaoke
Clubs / games / karaoke
50%
0.4%
Live performances
Live performances
50%
0.4%
Dances
Dances
25%
0.2%
Fitness center
Fitness center
41.7%
0.3%
Fitness classes
Fitness classes
50%
0.4%
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Frequently Asked Questions

Fairwinds - Rio Rancho, Morada Quintessence and Albuquerque Grand Senior Living are the top-rated nursing homes facilities near Rio Rancho, New Mexico. See full list of communities.

There are 12 nursing homes facilities near Rio Rancho, New Mexico. See the full list.

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