Albuquerque, NM, is a city with a rich cultural heritage and many popular attractions for seniors, including the historic Old Town and Sandia Peak. With its picturesque views, New Mexican cuisine and temperate climate, it’s no wonder that 14.6% of the city’s 560,513 residents are aged 65 and older. Known also for its array of museums, casinos and award-winning golf courses, Albuquerque is not only one of the most affordable places in the U.S. to live; it is also one of the healthiest.

According to Genworth Financial’s 2019 Cost of Care Survey, the average monthly cost for both in-home care and home health care in Albuquerque is $4,376. These costs are on par with the national averages of $4,290 for homemaker services and $4,385 for home health care.

At Caring.com, we’ve compiled a comprehensive directory of every home care provider in the Albuquerque area – complete with types of care provided, services offered and reviews from families who’ve actually used the service. In addition to our in-depth provider listings, we’ve compiled a list of resources to help seniors and their families access all the tools they need to age in place safely and gracefully.

Directory of Home Care Services in Albuquerque, NM

2019, 2020, 2021

Right at Home Albuquerque

3520 Pan American Fwy NE, Ste A2, Albuquerque, NM, 87107

My caregiver was kind and courteous. Right at Home was very responsive.
My caregiver was kind and courteous. Right at Home was very responsive.

Home Instead – Albuquerque, NM

585 Osuna Rd NE, Suite F, Albuquerque, NM, 87113

If it wasn’t for Evette coming twice a week to stay with my father I wouldn’t get the time needed for me. She is wonderful with him.
If it wasn’t for Evette coming twice a week to stay with my father I wouldn’t get the time needed for me. She is wonderful with him.

Always Best Care of Albuquerque & Rio Rancho

6300 Riverside Plaza Ln NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87120


2021

Visiting Angels

3411 Candelaria Blvd NE #A, , Albuquerque, NM, 87107

I couldn’t have hoped for anyone better. I would always want Paolo if I ever need help again. She deserves the highest rating possible!!!
I couldn’t have hoped for anyone better. I would always want Paolo if I ever need help again. She deserves the highest rating possible!!!

Home Care Assistance of Albuquerque

11000 Spain Rd. NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87110

She does everything I have needed her to do without me having to ask. They found the perfect caregiver for me. She is the most compatible person I could have imagined.
She does everything I have needed her to do without me having to ask. They found the perfect caregiver for me. She is the most compatible person I could have imagined.

Interim HealthCare of Albuquerque, NM

8809 Washington St NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87113

We’ve been using Interim for a month and a half for my father. They come in four hours a day, and they do meal preparations, light housekeeping, and run errands. He’s been very happy with them; he has … (read more)
We’ve been using Interim for a month and a half for my father. They come in four hours a day, and they do meal preparations, light housekeeping, and run errands. He’s been very happy with them; he has … (read more)

1st Premier Home Care – Albuquerque

4411 McLeod Rd NE, Suite G, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

During my time with this company, I had to do more work trying to get them to show up and stick to a schedule than I even got help for. They were supposed to come 14 hours a week and on the time clock … (read more)
During my time with this company, I had to do more work trying to get them to show up and stick to a schedule than I even got help for. They were supposed to come 14 hours a week and on the time clock … (read more)

TakeCare

12231 Academy Road NE #301-231 , Albuquerque, NM, 87111

Thanks for your caring with our mother in-law in a very comfortable, personalble way. She is very happy to have her weekly visit, looks forward to the companionship and enjoys the affection.
Thanks for your caring with our mother in-law in a very comfortable, personalble way. She is very happy to have her weekly visit, looks forward to the companionship and enjoys the affection.

Addus HomeCare

4004 Carlisle NE #G, Albuquerque, NM, 87107

This is the most unorganized, unprofessional group of people I have had the displeasure to work with. They pass the buck on billing issues, their employees spend their time texting and not caring for … (read more)
This is the most unorganized, unprofessional group of people I have had the displeasure to work with. They pass the buck on billing issues, their employees spend their time texting and not caring for … (read more)

Inteli-Care LLC

2116 Vista Oeste NW #102 , Albuquerque, NM, 87120

The people in the Inteli-Care office are really good and understanding, and they work with me well. The caregiver I hired was a personal friend, but they weren’t that good as a worker, in my opinion, … (read more)
The people in the Inteli-Care office are really good and understanding, and they work with me well. The caregiver I hired was a personal friend, but they weren’t that good as a worker, in my opinion, … (read more)

ILive Home Care Services

8491 Hospital Drive #135, Douglasville, GA, 30134

My mother is a current client of Mrs. Jackson. I was terrified of the fact that someone unfamiliar would be taking care of my mother but I am a working mom so I needed the help. Mrs.Jackson and Debra … (read more)
My mother is a current client of Mrs. Jackson. I was terrified of the fact that someone unfamiliar would be taking care of my mother but I am a working mom so I needed the help. Mrs.Jackson and Debra … (read more)

FootPrints Home Care

5941-A Jefferson Street NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

We hired FootPrints Home Care. Our experience was excellent with the young lady they sent out. She was busy all the time, volunteering to do whatever it was I needed her to do. She was willing and abl … (read more)
We hired FootPrints Home Care. Our experience was excellent with the young lady they sent out. She was busy all the time, volunteering to do whatever it was I needed her to do. She was willing and abl … (read more)

Homewatch CareGivers Serving Albuquerque

11005 Spain Rd NE, Suite 7, Albuquerque, NM, 87111

I used Homewatch CareGivers last year. One of their workers came on Saturday morning. She got the grocery list from me. She did the grocery shopping, came back, washed and prepped all the vegetables, … (read more)
I used Homewatch CareGivers last year. One of their workers came on Saturday morning. She got the grocery list from me. She did the grocery shopping, came back, washed and prepped all the vegetables, … (read more)

Apex Home Health Services

100 Sun Avenue NE, Suite 650 , Albuquerque, NM, 87109

Caregivers from Apex have gone above and beyond their duties. They cook, clean, dust, move furniture and were charming company throughout. I speak highly of Apex Home Health to my friends. Good words … (read more)
Caregivers from Apex have gone above and beyond their duties. They cook, clean, dust, move furniture and were charming company throughout. I speak highly of Apex Home Health to my friends. Good words … (read more)

El Paraiso Home Care services

5600 Macleod NE, #G , Albuquerque, NM, 87109

This company has a lot of clients that have dementia and Alzheimers. They help in assisted living on different levels. I have had the same worker for over one and a half years. At the other companies … (read more)
This company has a lot of clients that have dementia and Alzheimers. They help in assisted living on different levels. I have had the same worker for over one and a half years. At the other companies … (read more)

Honor – In Home Senior Care Albuquerque

6300 Riverside Plaza Lane NW, Suite 125, Albuquerque, NM, 87120

I chose Honor – In Home Senior Care, and so far I like it. I’s been good. The agency is professional and prompt to my needs, the caregivers are pleasant and professional, they present themselves well, … (read more)
I chose Honor – In Home Senior Care, and so far I like it. I’s been good. The agency is professional and prompt to my needs, the caregivers are pleasant and professional, they present themselves well, … (read more)

Angels Above Home Care

2006 Southern Blvd SE Suite 107, Rio Rancho, NM, 87124

All of my brothers needs are being met and much kindness has been shown. Keeping in contact with family who live in another state and haven’t been able to travel to be there with him, trips to the … (read more)
All of my brothers needs are being met and much kindness has been shown. Keeping in contact with family who live in another state and haven’t been able to travel to be there with him, trips to the … (read more)

Comfort Keepers

8204-B Louisiana N.E., Albuquerque, NM, 87113

Very little communication. They would wait to get a replacement at the last minute and then no one showed up I was with them for several years and until the last year,we had constant turner over.W … (read more)
Very little communication. They would wait to get a replacement at the last minute and then no one showed up I was with them for several years and until the last year,we had constant turner over.W … (read more)

Advantage Home Care

4600B Montgomery Blvd, Albuquerque, NM, 87109


Companion Care

1120 Pennsylvania St NE, , Albuquerque, NM, 87110


Albuquerque Home Care Resources 

Home care services are only one of the pieces needed for seniors to gracefully age in place. There are many services and programs that are low-cost or free, that enable seniors to enjoy an independent lifestyle in the comfort of their own home, such as help with home modifications, meal delivery services, and more. Below, we’ve compiled a few of the most helpful resources in Albuquerque:

Department of Senior Affairs

Address: 714 7th St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone Number: (505) 764-6400

The Department of Senior Affairs is a government-run initiative that provides free home support services to seniors aged 60 and older, including home repairs, yard cleaning, safety equipment installation and ramp design. Homebound seniors can receive nutritious home-delivered meals, and curb-to-curb van transportation to medical appointments, grocery shopping and local senior centers is also available. 

Weatherization Assistance Program

Address: K St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87116
Phone Number: (505) 845-4256

Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (D.O.E.), the Weatherization Assistance Program provides grants for improving home energy efficiency to disabled and low-income seniors. Grant eligibility depends on household size and income levels, and priority may be given to seniors over the age of 60. Those who currently receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are automatically entitled to assistance.

Silver Horizons

Address: 3540 Pan American Fwy. N.E. Suite B, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone Number: (505) 884-3881

Silver Horizons is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income seniors aged 50 and older meet their most basic needs, access nutrition and maintain a good standard of living. Available services include assistance with essential household expenses, such as rent, utilities and veterinary bills; minor home repairs and free groceries.

Oasis

Address: 3301 Menaul Blvd NE, Suite 18, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Phone Number: (505) 884-4529

Oasis is a nonprofit educational organization committed to supporting lifelong learning, healthy living and social engagement. It offers courses on various subjects, including falls prevention, balance and tai chi. Costs are covered by course fees and donations from individuals and local businesses. An intergenerational tutoring program that partners senior volunteers with children is also offered.

Meals on Wheels

Address: 5901 Harper Dr. NE ABQ, NM 87109
Phone Number: (505) 823-8060

Meals on Wheels Albuquerque is a nonprofit organization that provides nutritious meals to housebound seniors. Through various grants, donations and the support of the community and volunteers, they are also able to offer the Low Income Food & Enrichment Program (L.I.F.E.) to seniors who require a special diet due to health issues.

Determining Your Loved One’s Need for In-Home Care

Aging can be a difficult process, and loved ones may not always ask for help – often times it’s up to their family to evaluate their need for help around the house. While no two situations are exactly alike, this checklist can help you and your loved ones determine when it’s time to start the search for a home care provider.


Guidelines for Talking About In-Home Care

If you’ve determined that your loved one needs the assistance of a care provider in their home, it may be time for a difficult conversation. Handled correctly, however, this process can bring a family together and ensure that everyone’s concerns are addressed. Use this PDF as a starting point to help the conversation stay as positive and productive as possible.