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Best of El Paso Senior Living

Everyone wants to have the best especially when it comes to caring. is a great resource to help you discover senior care facilities throughout the US. You can also read reviews on their site and request pricing. Each year they select the Best of Senior Living Award winners, which you can learn more about the criteria to win the award here. Let’s take a look at the 2017 Best of Senior Living Award winners in and around El Paso.

Assisted Living Winners

Assisted living communities help residents with personal care, transportation, cooking, and housekeeping. Residents can live a maintenance-free lifestyle and concentrate on activities, wellness programs, and other leisure events.

Haciendas at Grace Village in nearby Las Cruces offers support for daily living through personalized services, skilled care along with several engaging activities. Each home encourages community activity and participation. All residents have a private bedroom and bathroom. The facility offers a home-style kitchen, large dining room, and an activity/living room for all residents.

Each resident has a plan customized to his or her specific needs and interest. Other amenities include weekly housekeeping & linen services, medication assistance, freshly prepared meals and snacks, religious services, laundry services, and more.

Reviewers mentioned how pleased they are with the staff and care. “We cannot say enough good things about the Haciendas Assisted Living Facility. When [our] dad was there, every person, including nurses, aides, and administrators, was kind, helpful, encouraging, and caring. The cooks prepare nutritious meals and accommodate any dietary needs and preferences,” said one review.

Another review said the staff was great at communicating with the family.

Alzheimer’s Care Winners

Patients with Alzheimer’s or another memory-related condition need specialized care. Memory care facility staff are trained in how to deal with these conditions, and these facilities also have extra security measures to keep residents safe and prevent wandering outside.

Desert Peaks Assisted Living & Memory Care in Las Cruces offers different types of care on one campus. Residents have various options to enjoy life. The memory care community provides an inviting, safe, comfortable environment. Memory care gives residents interaction and engagement with scheduled outings. Amenities include complimentary transportation, on and off-site activities, and community rooms. Desert Peaks is also pet-friendly. There are several activities for residents to stay active and engaged.

Desert Peaks assists residents with medication, dressing, eating, and bathing. There is an emergency call system in each apartment. Each resident receives personalized care based on his or her physical, emotional, social, and religious needs.

One reviewer wrote, “My brother is taken care of with extreme care at this community. The staff is wonderful and attends to all his needs.”

Independent Living Winners

Independent living offers residents an active lifestyle while maintaining independence. Residents don’t require as much care but can live with peers and engage in all amenities and activities while living maintenance-free.

Rio Norte, part of Holiday Retirement, is located on the east side of El Paso. Residents are close to health care, culture, entertainment, and restaurants. There are amenities to help you enjoy daily living with three nutritious chef-prepared meals a day, transportation, enriching daily activities, beauty services, and free transportation.

Holiday Retirement gives residents the option to stay up to seven nights at more than 300 independent living communities across the US and Canada, giving residents a way to travel. There is no additional expense for this travel program, and residents can participate in all programs, activities, meals, and shuttle service.

Weekly housekeeping services help residents keep their living space clean. Help is available 24/7 with live-in managers. Residents are also allowed to have pets.

One reviewer noted the friendliness with this review, “When you first walk into Rio Norte, it is so friendly and welcoming! The facility is very clean, and we visit my mother very often. She is opening up and joining more activities and really enjoying herself.”

Golden Mesa in Las Cruces is another Holiday Retirement property offering engaging offering a lifestyle filled with independence, fun activities, and exciting experiences. The warm, comfortable setting provides three nutritious meals, engaging activities, transportation, weekly housekeeping, linen service, and most utilities.

Golden Mesa is located near shopping, restaurants, cafes, and exceptional medical care. Residents can also participate in the Holiday Retirement travel program outlined above.

Each floor plan is suited for seniors and has an emergency communication system. The manager lives in the facility for an additional level of contact. Residents are welcome to use outside health care options. Pets are allowed at this facility.

One reviewer wrote about the great care for his or her mom, “We are happy with the care that we are receiving here for my mom. This community is very clean and maintained. The staff is very caring and helpful.”

In-Home Care Winners

In-home care provides needed care for seniors including medical care and assistance with dressing, meals, bathing, and other hygiene routines. All these services can be done at the individual’s home to make it comparable to other assisted living care.

Companion Care also offers quality in-home elderly care and assisted living services to help individuals lead independent lives. Each individual will receive services based on his or her needs. Services offered include personal care, transportation, companion support, prescription reminders, light housekeeping, meal preparation, and respite care.

Companion Care can also provide assistance with exercise, physical therapy, live-in services, holistic care, and end-of-life care.

One reviewer mentioned, “It was easy to set up service with Companion Care. The administration staff explained everything and listened to what we needed in a companion.”

You can review the entire list of the 2017 Best of Senior Living Award winners here. If you are considering other options, has listings in the El Paso area along with reviews and pricing.

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