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Assisted Living in Aztec, NM

Aztec, New Mexico, is located on the Animas River 180 miles northwest of Albuquerque. This small city has around 6,163 residents, 14.8% of whom are seniors aged 65 and older. With its year-round pleasant climate and low cost of living, Aztec is a great choice for cost-conscious seniors who enjoy being outside. For history-lovers, it offers fascinating museums and ruins. 

Assisted living communities provide support with tasks of daily living, such as bathing, laundry and transportation. Assisted living is well suited to seniors who don’t require the 24/7 medical care that nursing homes provide but could do with some extra assistance. Seniors in Aztec pay an average of $3,999 per month for assisted living, which is around $500 cheaper than the state average. 

This guide provides an introduction to assisted living in Aztec. Keep reading to learn about the monthly cost of care in Aztec and neighboring cities, ways to pay for assisted living and free resources available to seniors and their families.

1 Assisted Living communities in Aztec, NM | 1 nearby communities

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Crane'S Roost Care Home, Aztec, NM

1. Crane’S Roost Care Home

104 S Park Ave, Aztec, NM, 87410

Assisted Living

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1. BeeHive Homes of Farmington

400 N Locke Ave, Farmington, NM, 87401

Assisted Living, Assistive Living, Respite Care-Short Term Stay, Supportive living

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What is Assisted Living?

Hundreds of thousands of American seniors utilize assisted living, a figure that is only growing. For these seniors, assisted living combines residential housing,assistance in daily activities, and some healthcare. These communities also strive to provide an atmosphere that is comfortable and engaging for their residents… Read More >

COVID-19 Rules and Restrictions for Assisted Living in Aztec

COVID-19 restrictions and rules for Assisted Living Facilities are typically set by the state – to see the rules in your state, you can read our guide to Assisted Living in New Mexico. Keep in mind that there may be other policies that communities put in place to protect their residents, so you should contact your local community for more information. Additionally, you can contact your local Area Agency on Aging to learn more – find contact information here.

Paying For Assisted Living in Aztec

Assisted living in Aztec costs an average of $3,999 per month, but this may vary depending on the location, amenities and services offered.

The Cost of Assisted Living in Aztec

The cost of assisted living in Aztec is $3,999, which is $499 cheaper than New Mexico’s average and $501 cheaper than the U.S. average.




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The United States

The price of assisted living varies across New Mexico and neighboring states. In Albuquerque, seniors pay around $4,750 per month, and in the state capital of Santa Fe, seniors pay significantly more at $5,814 per month. In Las Cruces, the cost of care is similar to the national average at $4,495. In Colorado, care prices are similar. The average cost of care is $3,800 in Pueblo and $4,663 in Colorado Springs. In Flagstaff, Arizona, seniors pay $500 more than the national average at $5,000 per month.






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Note: Data for Aztec was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, Farmington, was used instead.

How to Get Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Aztec

Paying for assised living facilities in New Mexico

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

Since not everyone can afford to pay for assisted living out-of-pocket, it’s important to find alternative methods to help make assisted living more affordable. Some of these options include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about your options for making assisted living more affordable, visit our guide to Assisted Living in New Mexico.

Aztec Assisted Living Resources

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program(866) 451-2901New Mexico’s Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program gives seniors living in long-term care facilities an advocate to speak on their behalf. Ombudsmen investigate complaints and concerns that residents have and aim to resolve them in a timely manner. They ensure that the facility and the staff are providing the highest level of care possible and educate both residents and staff on the types of issues that may arise. 
Aztec Senior Center(505) 334-2881The Aztec Senior Center offers older residents a variety of services, including home-delivered meals and a dine-in lunch program. The community has a recreational space where seniors can take part in engaging activities, such as billiards and dancing. It’s open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmington Vet Center(505) 327-9684This VA Vet Center is located nearby in Farmington. It provides veterans and service members with confidential help at no cost. Veterans have access to counseling for PTSD, depression and other mental health issues as well as grief and bereavement counseling and military sexual trauma care. There are also referral services for addiction and suicide.
The Legal Resources for the Elderly Program (800) 876-6657The Legal Resources for the Elderly Program is a joint initiative of the New Mexico State Bar Foundation and the New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department. It’s a free helpline for New Mexico seniors aged 55 and older with no income restrictions. Seniors can use the helpline to ask for legal advice from a highly qualified professional. The staff offers assistance in most areas of civil law, including powers of attorney, Medicare and Medicaid long-term care.
The Division of Aging and Long-Term Care Support (DALTCS)(928) 871-6868The DALTCS offers support for seniors living on the Navajo Nation. Services include nutrition, transportation and financial assistance for hearing aids. Senior centers provide meals and transportation. It also runs an ombudsman program to ensure that seniors living in residential care facilities are safe and happy.
DNA People’s Legal Services(928) 871-4151DNA People’s Legal Services provides free legal guidance and representation for low-income seniors. Attorneys can help seniors access public benefits and secure adequate health care. Its programs help to protect seniors from being the victim of fraud and scams and to escape any abuse.

Aztec Assisted Living Laws and Regulations

Assisted Living Facilities in the Aztec area are required to follow a set of rules and regulations that are determined at the state level. For an overview of those rules and regulations, see the information below. For more specific information, talk with your local community or Area Agency on Aging.