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The Watermark At Cherry Hills

6901 San Vicente Ave. Ne, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Assisted Living Memory Care Respite Care
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(800) 780-8101

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(505) 445-9200

Estimated Pricing

Estimated $3,410
One Bedroom
Estimated $4,296
Two Bedroom
Estimated $5,283

Price Comparison

  • Average City Price: $3,278
  • Average State Price: $3,214
  • Average National Price: $3,754

  • The Watermark At Cherry Hills Description

    The Watermark at Cherry Hills, located in the beautiful Northeast Heights of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a retirement community offering Assisted Living, Memory Care and Short-Term Stays on an intimate senior campus. Our residents enjoy a resort-style, amazing lifestyle near shopping, dining, major hospitals, recreational activities and historical attractions.
    Within an urban retreat atmosphere, discover extraordinary cuisine, fun events, interesting classes and customized care. Choose from cozy studio suites and spacious one- or two-bedroom apartments, wonderfully appointed with a modern kitchenette.

    The Watermark at Cherry Hills empowers residents to live the life they want — filled with opportunities for inspired living. Centered on individual choice, the community’s concierge-founded, hospitality-based services and amenities set this community apart from other choices in the area.

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    Care Types at Community

    This community offers the following types of care

    Assisted Living

    Assisted living offers a supportive community environment with personalized care and assistance for seniors who value their independence but need help with daily activities.

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    Memory Care

    Memory care offers specialized support for seniors with Alzheimer's and dementia, focusing on safety, personalized care, and enhancing life quality.

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    Community Reviews

    The Watermark At Cherry Hills
    Based on My Caring Plan's proprietary scoring, including 47 reviews across the web


  • Ranking in City: 9 out of 74 communities in Albuquerque
  • Ranking in State: 20 out of 190 communities in NM
  • Food and Dining A

    Activities A

    Facility and Grounds A

    Care A

    Staff A

    Review Summary

    The following is an AI generated summary of the reviews of the community from across the web.

    The reviews for senior living facilities, particularly Watermark and Elan, present a mixed picture of experiences. Many reviewers praise the staff's professionalism, kindness, and dedication to residents' care. Specific staff members are frequently mentioned for going above and beyond in their roles, contributing to a positive environment for residents. The facilities are described as inviting, clean, and well-maintained, with some likening Elan to a resort. The transition to assisted living is noted as easier due to the supportive staff and the engaging activities available.

    However, some reviews highlight significant concerns, including issues with medication management, hygiene practices, and a lack of fulfillment of promised services at Watermark. One particularly distressing account details a family's experience with poor communication regarding a resident's health condition, leading to a rushed and difficult end-of-life decision. Complaints about food quality and operational amenities like clothes dryers were also mentioned, alongside a perceived lack of empathy from some staff members.

    Despite these criticisms, many families express gratitude for the care their loved ones receive, emphasizing the staff's role in creating a home-like atmosphere and ensuring residents' safety, especially during challenging times like the COVID-19 pandemic. The importance of staff in facilitating a smooth transition to assisted living and their ongoing support for both residents and their families is a recurring theme in positive reviews.

    In summary, while there are areas for improvement, particularly at Watermark, the overall sentiment towards these facilities is positive, with many reviewers recommending them based on their loved ones' experiences. The dedication of certain staff members and the quality of care provided are frequently cited reasons for satisfaction.


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    Liaison with personal physician

    On-site Memory Care and Short-Term Stays

    24-hour staffing with specially trained memory care experts

    Certification through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP)

    On-site physician and wellness services

    Preventive health screenings


    Housekeeping, laundry and linen cleaning services

    Complete apartment maintenance services

    Concierge services

    Transportation services

    Catering and room service

    Move-in coordination service


    Dynamic calendar of programs, classes and Extraordinary Outings

    Watermark University classes

    Structured and spontaneous activities

    Extraordinary Outings

    Cultural programs


    Community Amenities

    Housekeeping, linen and laundry services

    Maintenance services for residence and built-in appliances

    Salon and barber services

    Salon and spa

    Media Room

    Three Dining Venues

    Room Amenities

    Bright, cheerful apartments with modern kitchenette

    Choice of spacious studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom residences

    Resident emergency response system

    All utilities except cable TV, internet and local phone service


    Three delicious and healthy meals prepared daily

    Restaurant-style dining room

    Snacks and light meals

    Casual bistro and coffee bar

    Private dining room

    Gourmet Bites Cuisine


    Scheduled local transportation services


    Pet friendly

    What is in the Neighborhood

    General Area Overview
    • The closest city is North Valley which is 3.1 miles away and has a population of 11,333 (small town).
    • The average income is $63,229, which is average compared to other zip codes.
    • Weather
      • High Temperature: 81
      • Low Temperature: 36
      • Average Temperature: 59.7
      • Day Breakdown: The area gets 61 days of rain, 15 days of snow and 288 days of sun
      • Precipitation: 0.5 inches a year

    Demographic Overview
    • The median age is 36.0 years old, average compared to other cities.
    • 6.7% of the population are Veterans which is a high percentage of Veterans compared to other cities.
    • 10.41% of the population are Foreign-born which is a low percentage of Foreign-born compared to other cities.
    • The population is 4% American Indian and Alaska Native, 3% Asian, 3% Black or African-American, 35% Hispanic or Latino, and 53% White.

    Health and Safety Overview
    • The crime rate is 11.03 per 100 people which is very high compared to other cities.
      • Violent Crime: 2.54 incidents per 100 people
      • Property Crime: 6.78 incidents per 100 people
      • Drug-Related Crime: 0.35 incidents per 100 people

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    0.5 miles away
    1.1 miles away
    Sprouts Farmers Market
    1.3 miles away
    Whole Foods Market
    1.4 miles away
    Walmart Supercenter
    1.6 miles away


    Los Ranchos/Journal Center
    2.9 miles away

    Bus Stations

    San Mateo @Montgomery
    2.4 miles away
    San Mateo @ Montgomery
    2.4 miles away
    San Mateo @ Homestead
    2.5 miles away
    San Mateo @ Goodrich
    2.7 miles away
    San Mateo @ Comanche
    2.9 miles away


    Bank of the West
    0.8 miles away
    Sandia Area Credit Union
    0.8 miles away
    Wells Fargo
    1.0 miles away
    Bank of Albuquerque
    1.1 miles away
    New Mexico Educators Credit Union
    1.2 miles away


    Lovelace Women's Hopsital
    2.5 miles away
    Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital
    4.8 miles away
    University of New Mexico Hospital
    5.7 miles away
    UNM Carrie Tingley Hospital
    5.8 miles away
    Bill & Barbara Richardson Healthcare Pavillion
    5.9 miles away


    0.7 miles away
    Modern Alchemist Compounding Pharmacy
    0.7 miles away
    Smiths Pharmacy
    1.1 miles away
    CVS Pharmacy
    2.6 miles away
    Benzer Pharmacy
    4.7 miles away


    Sandia Pediatric Dentistry
    0.6 miles away
    Robert C. Kerschen, DMD
    0.9 miles away
    Heflin Family Dentistry
    1.2 miles away
    Twohig Dentistry
    1.6 miles away
    Albuquerque Periodontics & Implantology
    2.1 miles away


    Jade Park
    0.3 miles away
    Loma Del Norte Park
    0.3 miles away
    Rancho De Palomas Park
    0.6 miles away
    Journal Center
    0.7 miles away
    Sister Cities Park
    0.9 miles away

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    Holly Plaza
    0.8 miles away
    Paseo Village
    0.9 miles away
    La Cueva Town Center
    1.0 miles away
    Cottonwood Mall
    5.5 miles away
    Nob Hill Body and Soul Center
    6.0 miles away


    Sandia Casino Amphitheater
    2.9 miles away
    Adobe Theater
    3.4 miles away
    The Vortex Theatre
    3.8 miles away
    Studio J
    4.0 miles away
    Keshet Center for the Arts
    4.3 miles away


    Squeezed! Juice Bar
    0.7 miles away
    China Luck
    0.8 miles away
    Thai Spice
    0.9 miles away
    Mario's Pizzeria & Ristorante
    0.9 miles away
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    This community is licensed by the state of NM. It is a small-sized community with 10 total beds.


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