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There are 7 retirement communities in Albuquerque, NM and 1 retirement community nearby.
Days with none of life’s responsibilities and filled with fun await seniors who join Palmilla Senior Living, a retirement community that offers independent, assisted living and memory care.
La Vida Llena means "the full life." Four local churches saw a need for a retirement community that could provide an independent, active lifestyle, with customized levels of care to meet residents' needs through life's aging process. Part of the…
We had lunch at Palmilla Senior Living, toured the facility, looked at the apartments, and went over all the policies. It was very nice, very acceptable, and clean. The personnel know what they're doing and the housekeeping staff was very friendly. The apartments were clean and well equipped with a small kitchen. They ...Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
We visited Palmilla Senior Living. The rooms seemed a little bit smaller, but the whole place seemed nicer. The food was good, and the activities were pretty impressive. They have TGIF even though when you're retired there are no Fridays and you don't celebrate the end of the work week. They were going to have a little...Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
Our visit to Palmilla Senior Living was great, and we're continuing to evaluate it. They offer a variety of activities, and they also have some flexibility in their program that allows people to transition to the memory care from the independent and assisted care. They offer three meals a day.Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
We were residents of Palmilla for a month. Our experience was good. Cleanliness was very good, and the rooms were spacious. However, they kept raising their price. The food was fair but not great. As for activities, about all we did was watch television, which wasn't a real activity. Once a month, we would go outside t...Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
Palmilla is a fairly good place, although they have very limited parking. The rooms were about the same size as most of the other senior places I have been. In terms of amenities, they seem to have the same things that others also have. Their location is also a problem to me personally, but they provide transportation ...Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
My visit to Palmilla was very good. It's very clean, very well-run, the restaurant is excellent, and we had a meal there. It's friendly and clean, the staff member was very informative, and knowledgeable about everything. We saw two or three apartments, a movie house, a gym, they will drive you to the swimming pool, th...Read more Palmilla Senior Living reviews
Albuquerque is one of the top 50 most populated cities in the United States, and it is the largest city in New Mexico, with more than 500,000 residents living within its limits. It sidles up to the Rio Grande River in the central part of the state and borders the Sandia Mountains in the east. Albuquerque is the birthplace of Microsoft, and the company was headquartered there from 1975 to 1979.
The city of Albuquerque “grew up” alongside the famous Route 66 highway, which is now Central Avenue in Albuquerque. Historic Route 66 signs still adorn old Route 66, and local businesses wishing to continue the aesthetic traditions often erect newer signs in the famous bright, buzzing neon that became synonymous with the nostalgic highway. The geographic center of New Mexico, Albuquerque is known as “The Land of Enchantment.” With dry and temperate seasons along with ample history and culture, Albuquerque is a pleasant and attractive place to live for all ages, but retirement communities in Albuquerque are becoming increasingly appealing to seniors.
There are several senior centers serving Albuquerque, offering classes, all manner of recreation, vacations, and trips tailored to retirees and their caregivers, along with continuing education opportunities for those interested in lifelong learning. The City of Albuquerque runs a multitude of locations serving residents of Albuquerque retirement communities and other area seniors. Additionally, the city offers an array of senior advocacy organizations – like the New Mexico State Agency on Aging and the Albuquerque Family Advocacy Center – where seniors and their loved ones can find invaluable resources on the legal, physical, and emotional issues surrounding the care and comfort of New Mexico’s aging citizens.
Albuquerque offers many senior-friendly activities. Every spring, the Butterfly Pavilion opens its doors for the annual butterfly exhibit, and later in September, the Fall Fiesta of Flowers invites guests to explore the beauty of autumn foliage and floral growth at ABQ BioPark. Fun and educational opportunities abound at the Botanic Garden, Zoo and Tingley Beach. This, and other outdoor and indoor adventures await eager seniors and their caregivers. The retirement living experience in Albuquerque continuously offers events for all generations. For breathtaking views of Albuquerque’s canyons and beautiful terrains, a trip on the Sandia Peak Tramway is in order. From the observation deck atop the 10,378 foot Sandia Peak, an incredible vantage point awaits you with an 11,000 square foot panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment.
One of the many reasons Albuquerque retirement communities are so appealing to seniors and their caregivers is the number of state-of-the-art medical facilities that offer excellent and award-winning geriatric services to area residents. Albuquerque is considered the medical hub of the state, and it’s no wonder, because its healthcare is some of the best in the West. The city boasts the VA Medical Center, Presbyterian Hospital, Heart Hospital of New Mexico, and Lovelace Women’s Hospital. University of New Mexico Hospital is a level I trauma center, and there are numerous additional specialists who can assist with specific and complex health needs. This is especially true for those requiring gerontology services, as the University of New Mexico Hospital offers a wide array of health classes, medical services, and physicians specializing in the care of the elderly. Additionally, several hospitals in the area offer support groups for both seniors and their caregivers.
Several regional area transit services make it possible for residents of Albuquerque retirement communities and area locals and visitors to get from point A to point B. The Rio Metro offers fully accessible trains and buses that meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including wheelchair lifts and related interior accessibility equipment. The City of Albuquerque Transportation Division also provides 15-passenger vans, wheelchair-accessible vans, and minivans to provide transportation to senior centers and satellite centers, as well as doctor’s offices, pharmacies, and grocery stores.
Retirement communities in Albuquerque are the perfect choice for seniors looking for unbeatable weather, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities, endless activities, and educational experiences. For more information on senior living in Albuquerque, see our options for Albuquerque retirement communities.
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