Assisted Living in Hobbs

3 Communities

Landmark at Desert Gardens

200 South Linam Street, Hobbs, NM
$$$$
6 reviews
CS: "Landmark at Desert Gardens is a three-story facility with elevators because it used to be an old Holiday Inn. I thought it was really too big, it kind of smelled, and it was outdated. The rooms were fairly large, but they were outdated and the carpets smelled. It was old and dark."
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The Cedars

501 W Alto Dr, Hobbs, NM
$$$$
2 reviews
Shondray: "The assisted living facility is handicap accessible. It is a highrise with an elevator and the floors are different colors so that residents will not get confused if they get off on the wrong floor. There is a commons area for watching tv, as well as a library and exercise equipment. There is a room where the residents play bingo, which is also used for individuals can come in and teach residents how to paint etc. The residents also receive food from the local food bank ... (read more)
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BeeHive Homes

1928 College Lane, Hobbs, NM
$$$$
1 review
CS: "My mother is at BeeHive Homes of Hobbs. The rooms are very spacious. The staff is caring. Their food is very good. It's a smaller place, so they have a little more individual care for them. My experience with them has been good. They play cards, Bingo, and just about any card game that they wanted to play, and they do some exercises. It's very nice."
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At A Glance

There are 3 assisted living communities in the city and surrounding suburbs to choose from. The average cost of assisted living in Hobbs is $2,850 per month, according to the latest estimates from Genworth.

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Hobbs

Set in the southeast corner of New Mexico, Hobbs is just an hour away from the famous Carlsbad Caverns, where seniors can take tours guided by rangers. Seniors make up  9.6 percent of the local population and the area offers three assisted living facilities to serve them. The facilities are regulated and licensed through the New Mexico Department of Health, Division of Health Improvement, Health Facility Licensing and Certification Bureau

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Hobbs

  • Seniors on a budget will appreciate the cost of living in Hobbs, which sits at 16 percent lower than the national average and 11 percent lower than the state of New Mexico.
  • Hobbs has one of the highest crime rates in the country with only 4 percent of United States cities ranking as more dangerous. Based on FBI reported data, a resident's chance of becoming a violent crime victim is one in 164 and the chance of being a victim of property crime is one in 20.
  • Public transportation is provided by Hobbs Express, a shuttle service that offers fixed route and on-demand service. Senior discounts are not offered but U.S. veterans ride free with a Veteran's ID or New Mexico driver's license that displays veteran status.
  • Hobbs offers a milder climate, ranging from an evening low of 27.9 degrees Fahrenheit in January and a daytime high of 93.5 degrees in July. The area receives a Sperling's Comfort Index of 68, reflecting the many days each year the temperature maxes out between 70 and 80 degrees. The desert setting keeps precipitation low, with an average of 15.5 inches of rain and 3.6 inches of snow annually.
  • The state taxes all retirement income but offers tax rebates to seniors over 65 with a modified gross income under $22,000. Seniors with at least $28,000 in out-of-pocket medical expenses for the year qualify for a tax credit and exemption.


Paying for Assisted Living in Hobbs

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in New Mexico

$4,000.00 US
$3,675.00 Midland
$3,333.00 Odessa
$3,295.00 Lubbock
$2,850.00 Hobbs
$920.00 Roswell

Assisted Living costs in Hobbs start around $2,850 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Hobbs and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Hobbs

New Mexico does not offer financial aid for assisted living room and board but there is a program in place to help with long-term care services. Centennial Care, the state's Medicaid program, offers the Community Benefit program to help seniors avoid nursing home care and includes a self-directed option that allows participants to choose their caregivers. Further assistance can be obtained via the Older Americans Act through the Non Metro Area Agency on Aging.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in New Mexico page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in New Mexico page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Hobbs

Hobbs and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Hobbs

Hobbs-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in New Mexico are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in New Mexico page for more information about these laws.