PICTURE YOUR RETIREMENT IN RIO RANCHO, New Mexico

Fairwinds – Rio Rancho is a premier senior living community in Rio Rancho, New Mexico.

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Apartments starting as low as $1,999 per month

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New Mexico Independent Living

Pet friendly independent livingFairwinds – Rio Rancho has a long-standing tradition of offering high-quality independent living services in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. We offer a range of senior care services including assisted living so that residents can stay in our community even if needs should change over time. Our high-end services in the high desert elevate the senior living experience.

We are celebrating our 20th anniversary and are proud to be among the first independent living communities in our area. When you move into Fairwinds – Rio Rancho, you are moving into a community with a strong sense of belonging and joining a caring family that honors the past, present, and future of each resident. Rio Rancho is one of the fastest-growing cities in the state offering residents the perfect combination of small-town charm and big-city amenities with a prime location outside of Albuquerque and just a few minutes from Santa Fe.

Independent Living Rio Rancho. Senior Living by Design.

Independent living art classOur residents have every opportunity to design their own senior living experience and spend their days however they wish. Take a day trip to Santa Fe, catch the annual hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque, take a class at the University of New Mexico West, take your grandchildren to A Park Above or ask new friends to join you for a wine tasting at nearby Acequia Vineyards & Winery. No matter if you take advantage of local shopping and dining, join family and friends for high tea in our custom English-style tea room, learn a new language with our Rosetta Stone classes or grab a session with your personal trainer you will come home to a clean apartment and a home-cooked meal.

Allow us to make your retirement easy as we handle all the hassles of daily life. Come home to Fairwinds – Rio Rancho where you will make lasting friendships and develop the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of.

Luxury Senior Housing and Amenities

Independent Living Seniors GatheringAt Fairwinds – Rio Rancho, life is all about choice. It starts with senior housing and choosing an apartment home that best suits your lifestyle. Choose from spacious studio to one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartment homes, all with generous kitchens, individually controlled heating and air conditioning units, and built-in emergency communication systems. Select apartments feature stunning views of the Sandia Mountains or our well-manicured courtyard.

As nice as the apartments are, we find that most residents enjoy being out and about, taking advantage of our community’s extensive services. Our restaurant-style dining room serves three chef-prepared meals daily and has a private dining room so residents can gather with family and friends to celebrate special milestones. For those in-between snack needs, we have a bistro and a pub for residents to gather. At Fairwinds – Rio Rancho, eating well is a way of life.

Living better than ever in Rio Rancho, NMIndependent Living Dining

Today’s independent living communities are nothing like the communities of the past. Gone are facilities and institutions. Here, life feels more like a resort-style vacation than retirement. Other amenities include a full-service salon, a movie theater with theater-style dining, a bocce ball court, and a full and vibrant activities calendar. We even have our own onsite travel agency dedicated to organizing and executing flawless senior travel.

It’s time to live better than ever. It’s time to move to Fairwinds – Rio Rancho.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is independent living in Rio Rancho?

Independent living, also known as a retirement home, is a community for seniors who want to live with others in the same life stage but do not need care services. Seniors in independent living are largely independent and do not need 24-hour monitoring or care. Contact Fairwinds – Rio Rancho to get pricing info and more details about our senior housing options.

What does an independent living facility provide in NM?

An independent living facility typically provides an apartment-style home, meals, an activities calendar, and ample opportunities for social engagement. Independent living does not provide assistance with activities of daily living.

What is the difference between Senior living and independent living?

Independent living is a type of senior living, along with assisted living and memory care. In assisted living, residents receive assistance with activities of daily living, or ADLs. ADLs typically include dressing, grooming, incontinence care, and medication management. In memory care, residents receive services for Alzheimer’s disease and related forms of dementia.

Why should I retire in Rio Rancho, NM?

There are several benefits of retiring in New Mexico. New Mexico has a low cost of living, a rich history and culture, plenty of opportunities for outdoor adventure, and a year-round temperate climate with four seasons. Additionally, the state boasts art museums and delicious southwestern cuisine.

Is independent living covered by Medicare?

Independent living offers no care services and is not covered by Medicare. Medicare may cover some forms of long-term care or assisted living.

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  • I love working at Fairwinds – Rio Rancho because I love building relationships with wonderful residents and seeing them happy through our efforts.

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    Jaquelin V.
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  • I’ve been at Fairwinds – Rio Rancho for 20+ years and I’ve loved every minute of it. I’ve been here this long because our residents and employees are like family to me.

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    Sonny C.
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Fairwinds - Rio Rancho
920 Riverview Drive Southeast Rio Rancho NM 87124
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