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When to Move from Assisted Living to Memory Care

Memory challenges can pose significant complications for a senior’s life—whether they live at home or in an assisted living community. While these communities offer a high quality of care to support each and every resident, seniors with memory issues or cognitive challenges may need extra support. Memory care can be a beneficial choice for some…

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What Challenges Do Older Adults Face When Moving?

Whether it’s due to health concerns, financial reasons, or simply wanting to move to a senior living community, moving poses a set of unique challenges for older adults that can vary based on their health and personal needs.  Seniors may face significant physical, emotional, and mental health challenges when moving—especially when leaving a home they’ve…

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Activities That Can Help Seniors with Dementia

Finding activities that can keep your loved one with dementia engaged and entertained can feel difficult at times. However, keeping your loved one active and involved in activities they enjoy can help delay cognitive decline, improve their mood, and enhance their overall quality of life. The memory care program at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho…

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What Is the Difference Between Independent & Assisted Living?

As you head into your golden years, it is normal to find that your lifestyle needs and preferences change. A senior living community can be a convenient option for seniors who require more support or are simply looking to leave behind the stress of managing a household.  Most senior living facilities offer a number of…

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Who Qualifies for Assisted Living?

As we age, certain daily activities can become more of a challenge, and additional support may be needed. Assisted living can be an excellent option for seniors who could benefit from additional assistance while still maintaining an independent lifestyle.  If you are already considering the transition into an assisted living community, either for yourself or…

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Elevating the Retirement Dining Experience in New Mexico

At our Neighborhood in Rio Rancho, we are proud to have Charlie Dowler as our dedicated Head Chef, who recently celebrated his 5th anniversary on Memorial Day. Charlie's passion and commitment to culinary excellence have transformed the dining experience for our senior community. With years of experience as a Sous Chef and now as the...

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Gardens at The Neighborhood

Spring is the time of year to get out in the sunshine and enjoy the outdoors. Gardening can be both relaxing and rewarding. At Rio Rancho’s only Life Plan community, residents of Neighborhood in Rio Rancho can enjoy 6 garden beds to inspire those seniors who love to garden. These days, you’ll find bright and...

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The Library at Neighborhood in Rio Rancho

When The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho first opened in April 2016, the community library was also born. An administrator helped get it started, and four residents in the retirement community volunteered to take care of the day-to-day. Once it was up and running, the administrator took more of a backseat, and when she retired, the...

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