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Santa Fe Assisted Living Facilities

There are 11 Assisted Living Facilities Facilities in Santa Fe, NM.

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Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Fe, NM



11 Assisted Living facilities are located in the city of Santa Fe, New Mexico or nearby and can accommodate the needs of your Loved One. In Santa Fe, depending on its residents’ care needs, these Senior Living facilities provide daily nutritional meals, bathing, grooming, dressing, medication management and more.

Also, these 11 facilities in Santa Fe can provide Seniors with family dining rooms, activity rooms, wellness programs, beauty salons, furnished rooms, outings, religious activities and more.


When Do Seniors in Santa Fe Need Assistance?

Seniors in Santa Fe will typically need this type of long term care when it is unsafe to live by themselves at home or they need assistance with their ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Residents in these types of Santa Fe senior living facilities in can either be independent, need assisted living, and can be diagnosed with Dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease.


Types of Facilities in Santa Fe

The size of an Assisted Living facility in Santa Fe can vary from a small, residential board and care home to a large “resort-style” community.


A. Small Care Home Facilities in Santa Fe

Description and Size

Board and Care Homes located in Santa Fe are regular residential homes in the neighborhood that have been converted to care for 6 to 10 senior residents. These care homes are licensed by New Mexico’s State Licensing Division and permitted by the City of Santa Fe.

Types of Residents

Residents in these Santa Fe care homes prefer a “home-like” intimate setting that they are used to at home. While there are many small residential care homes that provide activities, pet and music therapy, fitness programs and more, these residents prefer to be with a smaller group of seniors.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

With the smaller facility size and lower number of residents, the Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in a Santa Fe Board and Care is 1 Caregiver for every 2 to 3 residents.


B. Large Communities in Santa Fe

Description and Size

Large Assisted Living Communities in Santa Fe will look like a large resort or hotel with 50 to 200 residents. These care facilities will usually be located in commercial areas and are also regulated by New Mexico’s State Licensing Department. These large senior living facilities can also have a secure Memory Wing that can keep residents suffering from Alzheimer’s safe from wandering.

Some nationally recognized  Communities that may be in Santa Fe or nearby are familiar names like Sunrise Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Atria Senior Living, Belmont Village, Senior Lifestyle, Holiday Retirement, and Five Star Senior Living to name a few.

Types of Residents

Seniors living in Large Communities in Santa Fe will typically prefer these type of Assisted Living Facilities due to the daily schedule of activities, higher levels of socialization with other residents, chef prepared meals, music and pet therapy, music and art classes, fitness classes and regular outings.

Caregiver to Resident Ratio

Due to the large size of the facility and higher number of residents, the typical Caregiver-to-Resident Ratio in Santa Fe can range from 1 Caregiver for every 6 to 12 Residents in Assisted Living Facilities.


Assisted Living Costs in Santa Fe

The average cost of Assisted Living in Santa Fe is $ per month (source: Genworth Financial). Whether your loved one prefers a small residential care home or a large community in Santa Fe, the lowest cost care and rent starts at is $ and can go as high as $ depending on the level of care needs. To find out what factors play a part of the monthly cost, Click Here.


Paying for Assisted Living Care in Santa Fe

Paying for Assisted Living in Santa Fe can be done through a variety of ways. Most residents and families in Santa Fe pay for care out of pocket or also called “Private Pay.” Other methods of paying for this type of Senior Living in Santa Fe is through Long Term Care Insurance, Veteran’s Aid and family members. Unfortunately, Medicare or Medicaid does not cover the costs of care and rent in Santa Fe. For more details and options on how you can pay for care, Click Here.


New Mexico Licensing for Assisted Living Facilities in Santa Fe

The 11 Facilities in Santa Fe are licensed, inspected and regulated by New Mexico’s Department of Health, Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau. Their responsibilities are to have the administrators currently licensed, inspect the senior housing facility before it opens, ensure the facility is operating up to standards and the residents are receiving good care.


We encourage you to browse through our Facility Listings in Santa Fe to help you narrow down your options and save time. For more free information regarding Senior Living options and pricing in Santa Fe, please contact 877.523.6523 and an Expert Care Advisor will be more than happy to help you.


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