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Our Community

Brookdale Juan Tabo Place is a senior living community that offers Alzheimer’s and dementia Care for seniors.

Our community is dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From our building design to our carefully selected staff and specialized programming and management, we focus on the individual needs of each resident and family we serve.

Our community is conveniently located in the far North East Heights area of Albuquerque. Nestled at the base of the Sandia Mountains, we are convenient to a variety of shopping, banks and restaurants.

We are a quick 20-minute drive into downtown and to Albuquerque’s Historic Old Town with its wonderful shops, restaurants, museums and hotels lining the plaza. And, Santa Fe is just about an hour from our community. Should residents’ health needs require more intensive care, there is a skilled nursing home just down the street from our community.

A Wonderful Selection

We understand that every senior has a unique journey. We work to get to know every resident in both our assisted living and memory care communities to ensure they have the care they need to live a healthy, happy life.

Our campus provides memory care for those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, our memory care community provides specialized care from a staff that is continuously trained in handling the unique needs of seniors with memory-related issues.

Residents with Alzheimer’s or related memory challenges reside in a supportive environment with familiar surroundings. By helping seniors achieve daily moments of achievement, residents find new meaning and purpose in their daily lives.

With a total of 31 private and shared studios, featuring beds, chest of drawers and a night stand. In addition, there’s either a private bath or one bath shared between two rooms. All of our studios offer views of the courtyard or mountains.  Our memory care community is divided into two cottages, with each offering spacious living and dining areas.

Our floor plans allows for residents to move freely. The interior hallways are in a circular fashion, allowing residents to easily make their way around. Our secured courtyard is beautifully landscaped with pathways, flower beds, gazebos and benches. Everything is done for a reason but most especially to give residents a sense of freedom and independence, all within a safe environment over which our staff keeps careful watch.

Our memory care community is truly a home and we are one big happy family. So whether you want to relax in your private apartment or socialize in one of our many common areas, we have a space to fill your needs.

We are dedicated to serving the special care needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. From our building design to our carefully selected staff and specialized programming and management, we focus on the individual needs of each resident and family we serve.

Optimum Life

Brookdale’s unique Optimum Life approach to resident activities balances six key dimensions of wellness – purposeful, emotional, physical, social, spiritual and intellectual. Intended as a journey of self-examination and discovery, it includes services, features and benefits that allow each resident to reach these goals, regardless of real or perceived limitations.

Strong, Caring Professional Relationships

We nurture strong relationships with area hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, and rehabilitation centers. Through the communications and relationships that we share with key staff within these affiliations, we provide a seamless continuum of care for our residents.

We offer outside physical and occupational therapists as necessary to provide services in either the resident’s room or in one of our common areas. We also can provide hospice services as necessary with an option of three hospice agencies to choose from. Counselors also can be provided along with the services of a chaplain, should our family members need that type of support.

Our Staff

Our staff at Brookdale Juan Tabo Place is chosen for their caregiving skills and their caring attitudes. They are carefully selected and trained to manage the challenges associated with dementia, which can sometimes be difficult. The Clare Bridge Daily Path provides a gentle structure to each day that targets specific needs of those with Alzheimer’s and various types and levels of dementia. It features:

  • Morning Mental Workout — Daily late morning mental exercises including discussions, brain stimulating games, and reminiscing.
  • Daily Physical Activity — A variety of exercise opportunities including group exercises, walking programs and dancing.
  • Daily Life Skills — Individual or group activities that provide a sense of purpose, meaning, and belonging.
  • Person Centered Life Enrichment Programming — Activities are designed using the resident’s own social history information as a foundation.

Our staff is trained to understand and manage unpredictable behaviors and the need for an individualized approach for every resident, depending on the progression of the disease. We understand that creative problem solving is needed when providing dignity and quality of life to individuals with memory loss. For this we have dedicated dementia care specialists on staff to support our staff, residents and families.

Partnering with the Local Neighborhood Community

Our staff, residents and family members are active in the community. This includes participation in the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise money for Alzheimer’s research.


  • Pet Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security System
  • Concierge Service
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Courtyard and Garden
  • Gardening/Greenhouse
  • Walking Paths
  • Game Room
  • Special Dietary Menus
  • Piano
  • Postal Services
  • Wi Fi Access Throughout
  • Porch
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Keypad Entry
  • Landscaped Grounds

Levels of Care

Brookdale Juan Tabo Place provides a full continuum of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care services for seniors. We truly value you as an individual and our associates are dedicated to providing tailored Levels of Care to meet all of your or your loved ones needs.

Compassionate Approach to Memory Care

We understand your concerns for your loved one’s safety and well-being, and we understand the weight of the responsibility of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia. Let us help you and your loved one with our compassionate, specialized care.

Our community offers programs and safe environments for those with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. We believe no matter where an individual is on life’s journey, each has the right to live in a dignified manner and to enjoy meaningful experiences every day.

Deeply rooted in a person-centered approach, our Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care program, also called the Clare Bridge program, focuses on sustaining feelings of belonging, purpose and safety while seeking to preserve a sense of self. The Clare Bridge concept has evolved over the last 25 years through research and innovations in quality dementia care.  Our experienced teams have cared for thousands of individuals with dementia and their families.

Clare Bridge Dining Program

Designed by a team of culinary associates, experts in Dementia Care and registered dieticians, our unique dining program promotes a positive and successful dining experience with the following features:

  • Dementia-friendly menus with selections that are easy to manage and familiar with dishes that promote balanced nutrition and well-being.
  • Individualized dining assistance includes evaluating residents to determine the level of assistance needed to preserve their use of utensils as long as possible.
  • The supportive dining environment encourages familiarity and socialization and offers personalized assistance during meals.

Brookdale is the nation’s largest provider of Alzheimer’s and Dementia care. Through our unique memory care programs, we offer comfort from the struggles of dementia for you and your loved one with customized care to meet your loved one’s specific needs. Our skilled associates provide compassionate and attentive dementia care, and enable residents to experience daily moments of success.

Health and Wellness

Brookdale promotes the health and wellness of our residents by bringing together systems to assess, plan, deliver and follow-up on their needs. By individually customizing care offerings we help ease residents through life transitions. Plus, Brookdale’s more than 30 years of experience allows us to develop unique clinical capabilities in each element of our continuum of care that identify and respond to resident needs.

Experience Brookdale Juan Tabo Place 

Not all Alzheimer’s, dementia and memory care services are the same. If you have a loved one in need of exceptional Alzheimer’s or dementia care we invite you to call us today or submit the online form for more information.