MorningStar of Albuquerque

8051 Palomas Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM, 87109

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Monthly rates start at
$5,240 per month*
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Care Types

  • Assisted Living

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MorningStar of Albuquerque

8051 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

*Prices are monthly rental estimates. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with a Senior Living Advisor to learn more.

MorningStar of Albuquerque

8051 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109

Looking for reliable and diverse senior living options?

Welcome to MorningStar of Albuquerque, a long-term care community offering assisted living and specialized memory care in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Residents get access to a wide variety of services and amenities during their stay, including: 

  • Housekeeping services 
  • Life enrichment activities
  • Scheduled transportation services
  • Common areas and social spaces
  • On-site fitness center
  • Cable TV access
  • Pet services (for an additional fee)
  • Utilities
  • Fax services
  • Happy Hour weekly
  • Movie screenings
  • Three chef-prepared meals served daily

Dining plays a core part of daily life for residents at MorningStar of Albuquerque, making it possible for residents to meet their nutritional needs without lifting a finger. 

Dedicated kitchen staff prepare meals from scratch for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with snacks available throughout the day. If residents have allergies or require prescriptions diets, MorningStar of Albuquerque is happy to make adjustments as necessary. 

At MorningStar of Albuquerque, residents get access to scheduled transportation services with their monthly fee. By providing transportation, the community takes the stress out of seeing doctors and getting around the area when it’s time to see doctors or go shopping.

Frequently voted as one of the best places to live in the United States, Albuquerque is a sprawling city with a friendly home-town atmosphere. Residents enjoy easy access to city amenities and historic points of interest, creating endless opportunities for fun and entertainment nearby.

Popular places to visit around Albuquerque include: 

To foster active living on-campus, MorningStar of Albuquerque offers engaging life enrichment programming daily. Knowledgeable coordinators schedule events and activities with residents in mind, creating ongoing opportunities for fun and engagement close to home. 

In the past, popular events at MorningStar of Albuquerque have included:

  • Current events conversation
  • Worship services
  • Outings to nearby points of interest
  • Movie screenings
  • Club meetings
  • Parties for holidays and birthdays
  • Lifelong learning opportunities

MorningStar at Albuquerque offers various apartment homes for families to consider when they begin their journey into retirement living. Each unit is designed for easy navigation and modern living, offering ample space for residents to thrive without feeling overwhelmed. 

Floor plans include: 

  • Studio units
  • One-bedroom, one-bathroom units
  • Two-bedroom, one-bathroom units

Units are fitted with premium amenities to give residents peace of mind about their security day and night, including: 

  • Basic cable access
  • Fully-equipped, accessible bathrooms
  • Emergency call systems
  • Weekly housekeeping
  • Private heating and air conditioning control 

At MorningStar of Albuquerque, residents enjoy state-of-the-art retirement living for an affordable monthly fee. The community offers comprehensive programs designed with residents in mind, encouraging each individual to live each day to the fullest.

According to online reviews, families say they recommend MorningStar of Albuquerque because: 

  • The community’s dedicated kitchen staff are committed to serving meals residents love, with many dinner attendees saying they loved the restaurant’s hot, fresh selections
  • The life enrichment programming opportunities are genuinely fun for many residents, creating daily opportunities for neighbors to meet their peers
  • The outdoor spaces offering stunning views of the surrounding area, with various sitting spaces residents love
  • The transportation services make getting around Albuquerque easier than ever, taking the stress out of seeing doctors

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Where is MorningStar of Albuquerque located?

MorningStar of Albuquerque is located at: 

8051 Palomas Ave NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Q: What care services and amenities does MorningStar of Albuquerque provide?

MorningStar of Albuquerque offers a wide variety of premium care services and convenient amenities to help residents live each day to the fullest, including:

  • Outpatient therapy
  • 24-hour staff availability
  • Ambulation assistance
  • Respite care 
  • Assistance with activities of daily living
  • Salon services
  • Medication management and administration
  • Continence care
  • “It’s Never 2 Late” engagement technology
  • Scheduled transportation available
  • On-site beautician services
  • Full-time licensed nurse on-staff
  • Daily dining options
  • Life enrichment rooms and programming

To learn more about the service and amenities residents enjoy while they call MorningStar of Albuquerque home, please use the link above to make an inquiry.

Q: What levels of care does MorningStar of Albuquerque provide?

MorningStar of Albuquerque is an assisted living and memory care community. 

During their stay, residents get access to a wide variety of personal care services, companionship services, and general resources to encourage their health and wellbeing. However, MorningStar of Albuquerque is not licensed to provide medical care. 

If a resident needs skilled nursing care, they may arrange it with a third-party care provider. To learn more, please use the link above to make an inquiry about the types of services MorningStar is (or is not) licensed to provide. 

Q: How much does MorningStar of Albuquerque cost?

Monthly rates at MorningStar of Albuquerque vary among residents, reflecting each individual’s needs and preferences. For example, many services are available with each resident’s monthly fee while others (like pet care) cost additional. 

To get a personalized quote for MorningStar of Albuquerque based on their most recent estimates, please use the link above to make an inquiry.

Q: Is MorningStar of Albuquerque pet-friendly?

MorningStar of Albuquerque welcomes pets on campus. To ensure each cat or dog complies with the pet policy, all incoming animal companions are evaluated for appropriateness individually. 

To learn more about the rules and regulations for pets at MorningStar, or to learn about their pet care options, please use the link above to make an inquiry.

Q: Do the residents seem active and engaged at MorningStar of Albuquerque?

At MorningStar of Albuquerque, life enrichment programming is a core part of the community’s commitment to exceptional retirement living. 

By providing an active and engaging social calendar, MorningStar encourages residents to make friends and pursue their hobbies right from home. To learn more about the upcoming events at .

There are 5 hospitals within 25 miles of MorningStar of Albuquerque. The two closest hospitals are Lovelace Women’S Hospital which is 3.5 miles away and Unm Hospital which is 6.8 miles away.

Some of the key amenities available at MorningStar of Albuquerque are:

  • Outdoor Areas
  • Pool
  • Social Outings
  • Clubs & Communities

Services and Amenities

Activities & Fitness

  • All-Day Dining
  • Library & Computer Lounge
  • Activity Center
  • Happy Hour
  • Live Musical Performances
  • Birthday Parties

Dining & Nutrition

  • Meals Provided


  • Respite or Short Term Stays Offered


  • Diabetic care
  • Memory care
  • Incontinence care
  • Ambulatory care
  • Medication management
  • Doctor

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Nicole Kenslow March 2024

They’ve been amazing with my mother! And open to working with me, hospice, and home health on her care to do what’s best for her. I know staff by name, and they know me and my mom. I’m so grateful for MorningStar. I don’t know what we would do without them! I can’t recommend them enough.

Veronica Dimas January 2024

The day my mother was released from the hospital I called MS I asked for my mother, Susan she stated that one of my mom''s sons was right there and if I wanted to talk to him but the way she said things was obvious that she knew him personally. Later on that night and for the next several nights Sus...

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Veronica Dimas December 2023

As soon as I found out that my mom was released from the hospital I called this facility and Susan happened to answer. When I asked for my mother she stated that one of my mom''s sons was right there and if I wanted to talk to him but the way she said things was obvious that she knew him personally....

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Anonymous August 2023

What we like the most about the MorningStar Assisted Living community is the cleanliness of the community as well as the friendliness of the staff. Based on the experience we have had so far, we would maybe recommend them to other families. My wife and daughter at different times found their mother...

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Anonymous June 2023

Leadership seems to genuinely care. Facility is pleasant. Some areas still seem to be catching up from pandemic staffing issues but are on the right trajectory.

Anonymous June 2023

We are blessed to be able to afford MorningStar at Albuquerque...we are happy that [name removed] is safe and cared for there. The staff are wonderful...and they do not have a lot of turnover...they always notify us when [name removed] needs things and are gentle and caring even when they don't kn...

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MorningStar of Albuquerque

8051 Palomas Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM, 87109


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