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

  • Sorted through 51 communities using our unique methodology
  • Spent over 12 hours researching assisted living communities in Rio Rancho
  • Read more than 140 reviews left by residents and their family members

After filtering out facilities that didn’t meet our high standards, we were left with 9 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 Rio Rancho is $4,050, which is very similar to 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 Rio Rancho, a brief dive into our methodology for determining the best assisted living communities, and a searchable directory of 51 communities in the Rio Rancho area.

AssistedLiving.org Trusted Communities

AssistedLiving.org spent dozens of hours researching the top assisted living communities in the Rio Rancho 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.

Atria Vista del Rio
148
Studios, 1-Bedroom Apartments
Assisted Living, Independent Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing
Assisted Living; $2,620, Independent Living: $2,620, Memory Care: $4,895
Residents at this Atria Senior Living community choose from more than 200 activities each month that offer fun, fitness and personal growth opportunities. Independent and assisted living and memory care residents have three studio and one-bedroom floor plans to choose from. Atria Vista del Rio's signature Engage Life program provides residents with daily outlets for creative expression, physical recreation and socialization through excursions to nearby art galleries, plays and musical events. Classically trained chefs create from-scratch daily menus using fresh seasonal, local ingredients, and residents are pampered with full table service in the elegant dining room.
What Residents are Saying:
Family members appreciate how their loved ones stay active and occupied throughout the day. "My father is in Atria Vista Del Rio. The rooms are very nice. They exercise twice a day every day, have music programs several times a week, brain games every morning, poker most days, movies twice a day and lots of other activities," says one relative.
4.11out of 5 stars
(187) Reviews
1620 Indian School Rd. NE.Albuquerque, NM 87102
Avamere at Rio Rancho
Fairwinds - Rio Rancho
Harmony Residential Care
Life Spire Assisted Living
MorningStar of Rio Rancho
The Montebello on Academy
The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
The Retreat Gardens

Our Methodology

It’s not what we research, but the way we research that makes AssistedLiving.org 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
amenities.

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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