In order to find the top assisted living communities in the Las Cruces area, our team of researchers:

  • Sorted through 44 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 10 hours researching assisted living communities in Las Cruces
  • Read more than 50 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 6 assisted living communities that earned our seal of approval. Through this process we discovered that the average cost of assisted living in the city of Las Cruces is $4,550, which is higher than the state average of $4,100 and the national average of $4,051.

Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner
Jonathan Frank
Licensed Social Worker and Certified Dementia Practitioner

Jonathan Frank is a Licensed Social Worker with over 10 years experience working with the geriatric population in a variety of different settings. He received his Masters degree from Rutgers University with a certificate in Aging and Gerontological Services. Additionally, he is a Certified Dementia Practitioner accredited by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners. Jonathan also has Bachelors degree in psychology and worked as an Emergency Medical Technician for 14 years. His passion lies with the elderly and ensuring they age with dignity.

Read on for in-depth information about the top assisted living facilities in Las Cruces, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 44 communities in the Las Cruces area.

Assisted Living Research Institute Trusted Communities

The Assisted Living Research Institute spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Las Cruces area to allow seniors and their families to find the community that’s right for them. Click through the facilities listed below to read in-depth reviews, what residents are saying, and details such as base pricing, room types, and more.

Aristocrat Assisted Living
Not Listed
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Memory Care, Respite
Aristocrat Assisted Living is located in Las Cruces, a city surrounded by several mountains with a large shopping, dining and cultural center as well as numerous attractions and nature preserves. The community’s buildings provide ease of access to all residents, with the assisted living section having been completely renovated and including private bathrooms and kitchenettes in all its spacious apartments. Caregivers get to know residents and their families in order to understand their individual needs and medical conditions and provide a homelike setting. Reminders for appointments, meals and grooming are provided, with three nightly bed checks available on request and assistance with hygiene and ambulation. The community has individual and group activities, including religious services and group games to encourage socialization among residents. Transportation to and from hospitals and medical facilities is also provided by the community.
What Residents are Saying:
A family member is appreciative of the team members and accommodation available at the community saying, ‘’My relative is staying at The Aristocrat. They have a very wonderful and professional staff. The apartments are very spacious and very clean. They've just been renovated and painted, and it is very nice.’’
3.45 out of 5
(13) Reviews
2969 Claude Dove Dr.,
Las Cruces, NM 88011
Desert Peaks Assisted Living and Memory Care
Good Samaritan Society
Heritage Assisted Living
La Posada Assisted Living
The Adobe

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes stand out. We start by identifying problems and challenges in the senior care industry by gaining insight from conversations with industry professionals, older adults, and those that care for them. Next, our research team led by industry experts apply our data-driven research techniques to understand the magnitude of the challenge and how to overcome it. Finally, we present our findings in easy-to-understand guides and studies and share our actionable results with influencers and caregivers, as well as the general public.

Facility Features (40%)

Facility Health Services Graded on health services provided
on the facility including, but not
limited to, on-site nursing,
pharmacy, skilled nursing,
medicine administration, etc

Facility Amenities Graded on the available

Affordability Financial assistance acceptance
and overall costs and value.

Residential Quality (40%)

Resident Satisfaction Polling & survey of overall facility satisfaction.

Facility Complaint and Violations Number of complaints and violations the facility had. Taking into account improvement over time.

Online Reviews Aggregated verified online reviews.

Location (20%)

Location-Based Benefits Including, but not limited to, proximity to
hospitals, ambulance response times, senior
resources available, and state and city
financial assistance.

Location Quality Local crime rates, incidents against older
adults, air quality, climate.

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