Brenda Mares Estate Intermediary

Phone: (505) 795-5650
1225 S. St. Francis,

Suite D
Santa Fe, NM 87505


Brenda Mares Estate Intermediary specializes in clearing estates and readying properties for sale. We work to ensure the careful disposition of estate contents and personal property in a caring and timely manner.

We move in when you move out and make all arrangements for cleaning, consigning, selling, and moving personal items depending on the needs of the estate.

Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Santa Fe is located in Santa Fe, New Mexico and offers exceptional Independent Living, Personalized Assisted Living and Supportive Services for seniors.

downsizing made simple interior design
Phone: (575) 779-6826
408 Liebert Street, Taos, NM 87571

Karen Lievense, owner of downsizing made simple interior design, loves supporting Clients who embrace living with elegant simplicity by moving into one of Santa Fe’s many stellar assisted or independent living communities.

Services include pre-move editing of possessions, new apartment furniture placement, art and lighting plans, pre-move preparation and organization, new apartment interior design, and installation of furnishings and art….within 48 hours of the moving van leaving, the Client feels truly at home.

We also collaborate with Lawrence Herman, of Accessible Housing Solutions, to provide aging-in-place systems that are both beautiful and functional

Fortina Solutions for Senior Living

Since 1993, Allyson Nathan, Owner + Principal of Fortina Solutions, has been helping people plan for short and long-term care needs. She provides personal assistance and support to individuals and family members navigating the often-overwhelming path to senior living. Fortina Solutions’ services include:

·       Finding the right assisted living or memory care options based on an individual’s (or a family member’s) unique personal care, social, lifestyle, location, and budget needs

·       As an intermediary, manages all contact with communities on client's behalf including confirmation of availability, current rate information, tour and assessment scheduling, follow-up calls, and more

·       Available for immediate needs or future planning

·       Access to extensive network of senior services providers

·       Primarily serving Santa Fe, Los Alamos, Taos and Albuquerque, Fortina Solutions also assists with out-of-state moves and helps long-distance caregivers find senior living options for family members where they live

Mi Casa Bonita
Phone: 505-438-9255
Fax: 505-438-8395
10 Camino de Vaca, Santa Fe NM 87507


At Mi Casa Bonita, it is our mission to provide professional and compassionate care to our residents. For over 25 years, we have been promoting the highest quality of life possible, in a warm home-like setting. We are locally owned and operated and our full range of services are all-inclusive. At Mi Casa Bonita, you are not just a number - you become family. Call today for availability and a tour!

The Montecito Santa Fe

The Montecito Santa Fe
Phone: (505)-428-7777
500 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87501

The Montecito is an unparalleled luxurious active adult community where senior living is celebrated in ultimate resort style.

Our residents will find a caring, compassionate and devoted staff to accommodate virtually every request.  We pride ourselves on providing stellar service and invite you to let us exceed your expectations.  Resort-style elegance at The Montecito boasts unparalleled lifestyle and wellness opportunities.  Our state-of-the-art campus offers luxurious Independent and Assisted Living that promotes life, health, luxury and peace of mind.

From the innovation of personally tailored care to the welcoming support of an engaging and stimulating community - Life begins here.


Sierra Vista Retirement Community

Carol Valdez, BSW, CALA,
Executive Director
Sierra Vista Retirement Community
Phone: 505-986-9696
Fax: 505-982-5872

An innovative “house” recognized by; NPR, NBC’s Today Show, the first and only Eden Alternative. Registered home in New Mexico. We are rich in culture and traditional in values. We provide person centered care with a loving, holistic, nontraditional approach devoted solely to this special population. Our home is situated on a rustic campus, just minutes from the historic Santa Fe, Plaza. Our home has been designed to meet the needs of Elders facing the struggles of Dementia and or Alzheimer’s giving them a sense of freedom, with the comfort of home and is filled with art, life and love! We laugh! We cook! We dance!

Senior Housing

Independent Living (Indep.) Also known as retirement communities, retirement homes or senior housing. - Limited income resident have access to HUD housing on a sliding scale. Private pay: $3500/mo and up.

Assisted Living (ALFs) provides 24-hour supervision, assistance, meals, and healthcare services in a home-like setting. Services include help with personal care, housekeeping, medical and meal services. Social and recreational activities also are provided. - Private pay, $3000 - $5000/mo.

Continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) provide a full range of services and care based on what each resident needs over time. Care usually is provided in one of three main stages: independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing. -Private pay, $3000 - $10,000/mo.

Alzheimer’s or memory care - (Alz.) Specialize in caring for people who need a secure environment and dementia care, In addition to offering skilled nursing - $5000/mo and up.

Nursing homes (NHs) offer care to people who cannot be cared for at home or in the community. They provide skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, meals, activities, help with daily living, and supervision. - Medicare, short-term, Medicaid long-term - Private pay: $5000/mo and up.

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