New Mexico is a land of enchantment. And if you’ve spent any amount of time here, you probably already know this. From its rich cultural history and opportunities for unforgettable adventures, retiring in New Mexico is unlike anywhere else. That’s especially true as a member of Upside. We’re different from typical senior living apartments in New Mexico because we are anything – and everything – but typical. Upside is designed for active adults like you who are ready to trade household maintenance for endless possibilities in great cities like Santa Fe and Albuquerque. As a member of Upside, you’ll pick your new home from a large selection of bespoke apartments in Sante Fe and Albuquerque. We have options in all shapes and sizes, so it’s easy to find a new home in a building and city you love. You’ll also be paired with your own Upside Manager, who can help connect you with the state’s numerous attractions, resources, and opportunities to take life by the horns.
Having recently adopted a new law exempting social security from taxation up to $100,000 for individuals or $150,000 for couples, makes New Mexico a moderately tax-friendly state for retirees. New Mexico also has a lower cost of living compared to other states, which can be a major advantage if you’re on a fixed income. The state has relatively low property taxes, and the cost of housing, food, and other necessities is generally lower than the national average. It all adds up to more bang for your buck when you retire in New Mexico with Upside.
Located in the southwestern United States, New Mexico is known for its diverse landscape, rich cultural history, and mild climate. It offers a number of benefits for people who are considering senior living apartments in New Mexico, but aren’t at all ready for traditional senior living. Here are some of our top reasons for considering 55+ communities in New Mexico.
First let’s talk about the weather. In New Mexico, it’s mild as can be. Residents love the sunny, dry climate and low-key winters because it offers an escape from cold, rainy, or snowy weather in other states across the country. Thanks to the friendly climate, outdoor recreation in New Mexico is spectacular – from its national parks and forests to more outdoor recreational areas than you could reasonably visit in any given season. Speaking of seasons, you’ll find something exciting to enjoy no matter what time of year it is – from skiing in the snowy times and camping in the warmer months.
Santa Fe is the capital city of New Mexico and it lives up to its title. From its rich cultural history, active art scene, and breathtaking natural beauty, retiring in New Mexico with Upside is hard to beat. Art galleries, museums, and historic landmarks? Check! Parks, trails, and the picturesque Sangre de Cristo Mountains? Double check!
Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico and is known for its diverse culture, vibrant art scene, and strong economy. Home to the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History and many other museums, galleries, and cultural attractions, Albuquerque can be a great place to retire for people looking for a lower cost of living, without sacrificing quality of life. Albuquerque is located in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, which offer a number of outdoor recreational opportunities. Not to mention the Paseo del Bosque Trail, with more than 16 miles of hiking, biking, and birdwatching to enjoy.
With Upside+ Powered by TheKey, seniors live in their own apartment in a luxury building, not a sterile facility. But they still have access to support and living assistance from certified on-site care professionals. It’s the perfect solution for seniors who want care and community without the stigma or cost of senior living facilities—and with much more flexibility.
If you’re ready for a new beginning – and ready to say goodbye to expensive home repairs and time-consuming household maintenance – joining Upside could be the right move for you. With Upside, there are no hidden fees to surprise you down the road, and no rigid daily schedules to tie you down. Learn more about our senior living apartments in New Mexico and find out what sets them apart from traditional 55+ communities in Santa Fe or Albuquerque.