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Senior Living in
Rio Rancho, New Mexico

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Fairwinds – Rio Rancho offers independent living and assisted living services in Rio Rancho, just northeast of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Here, you can expect high-end amenities, personal concierge services, and a strong sense of community to maximize your independence. Well-being and living well come to life at Fairwinds – Rio Rancho, where connection and community inspire joy and purpose every day.

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Life at Fairwinds - Rio Rancho

Fairwinds – Rio Rancho brings hospitality-based senior living services to the high desert. The rich culture of the southwest meets unparalleled vibrancy, high-quality services, and beyond-the-body wellness that invigorates and inspires residents to embrace joy and purpose in a new age of senior living.

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The Leisure Care Difference

Today's older adults aren't wrapping up their life's journey, they're seeking a new one. And Leisure Care is here to inspire them to embrace joy and purpose in their lives. For nearly 50 years, we've been reimagining and reinventing senior living, making sure older adults have the most fulfilling, rewarding, and productive opportunities possible.

From our hospitality-based care to our signature programming, we take a beyond-the-body approach to well-being that goes beyond the basics because we know you're anything but. We're paying attention, providing new and innovative ways to help seniors rediscover, reinvigorate and occasionally even reinvent themselves.

Learn more about Leisure Care’s approach to senior living
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  • Theater
  • Salon and Barbershop
  • Fitness Center
  • Activity & Games Room
  • Fireplace
  • Library
  • Billiards Room
  • Bocce Ball Court
  • Bistro
  • Gathering Space for Large Groups
  • Private Dining Room
  • Guest Suites
  • Business Center
  • Private Mailboxes
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in Common Areas
  • Chapel
  • Enclosed Courtyard
  • Walking Paths
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Gardens
  • Transportation Services
  • Covered Parking


  • Robust Calendar of Daily Activities
  • PrimeFit Wellness
  • BrainHQ
  • Travel by Leisure Care
  • Volunteer Opportunities


  • General Manager
  • Certified Caregivers
  • PrimeFit Group Fitness Instructor
  • Engaging Programs Staff
  • Culinary Team
  • Health and Wellness Director
  • 24-hour Awake Staff
  • Visiting Physician
  • Visiting Podiatrist
  • Driver
  • Housekeeping
  • Maintenance

Apartment Features

  • Spacious Studio, One-Bedroom, and Two-Bedroom Apartments
  • Patios or Balconies in Select Apartments
  • Spacious Walk-in Closets
  • Bathrooms Designed for Safety and Comfort
  • Individual Climate Controls
  • 24-hour Emergency Monitoring and Response
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Pet-Friendly
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Whether you’re a green chile, red chile, or Christmas fan, our menu has something for you. Our in-house chef serves seasonal menus with fresh ingredients that fuel your adventures. For in-between meals and regular happy hours, our bistro serves cocktails, low-acid trücup coffee, and snacks.

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PrimeFit Wellness

Living well and well-being come to life at Fairwinds – Rio Rancho. Only Leisure Care communities offer PrimeFit Wellness, where wellness takes center stage and infuses every aspect of life in our community. You’ll have everything you need to show up for your life in practical ways, building connections and community daily.

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Floor Plans

We offer spacious studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment homes licensed for assisted living with fully equipped kitchens, walk-in closets, individually controlled heating, and built-in emergency communication systems.

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Visit Us for a Tour

Better with age, exceptional with us!
Come and see how Fairwinds - Rio Rancho Senior Living in Rio Rancho, NM, is helping seniors rediscover (and sometimes reinvent) themselves.

Our residential community is peaceful and serene, located just northeast of the thriving city of Albuquerque. We are conveniently located off of 528, minutes away from both I-40 and I-25, and just 4 miles from the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Park. Our residents and their families enjoy peace of mind, knowing our community is near world-class medical facilities like the New Mexico Sandoval Regional Medical Center, Lovelace Westside Hospital, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

Fairwinds - Rio Rancho Reviews

4.6 (18 Comments) *
4.6 out of 5(18 Comments) *
You will not be making a mistake by moving here
This is a good place to live in if your can no longer be in your own home.
Fairwinds is doing a great job in care of us

* Reviews collected via phone surveys conducted by the National Research Corporation. Contact the community to share your thoughts.

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License #5720
920 Riverview Drive Southeast, Rio Rancho, NM
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