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Élan Santa Monica

Step into the unexpected. Stunning, but casual. Elegant, yet comfortable. More like an urban lodge or boutique hotel than a traditional senior living community. At Élan Santa Monica in Albuquerque, New Mexico, you’ll discover concierge-style services, resort-quality amenities and a competent, compassionate staff that is always on hand to offer assistance with daily living and specialized memory care.

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Élan Santa Monica is partnering with Ageless Grace, a cutting-edge program designed to improve cognitive functionality. Ageless Grace explores the ways in which we age – and addresses the whys of the process.

Prolong Independence with Assisted Living

Life is simply more manageable and enjoyable with a helping hand when you need it.


Discover the Meaning of Memory Care 

Days filled with meaning and purpose…it’s the quality of life you want for your loved one.


Senior Living Resources for Adult Children

When you’re worried about your parents, explore our FAQs and resource partnerships.

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Happy Easter from everyone at Élan Santa Monica!

"My daughter Claudia enjoyed visiting our precious residents and passing out treats." - Jessica King, Wellness Director at Élan Santa Monica

We're so glad to have such young and kind volunteers! #HappyEaster
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Memory Care resident, Patsy, playing for her fellow residents. She mentioned needing her music book but the beautiful music just flowed out of her! #MemoriesMatter #EndAlz ... See MoreSee Less

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Peter teaches a program specifically designed for people over the age of 50 at the University of New Mexico. For the last couple of months, he’s been coming to Elan Santa Monica and doing a music lecture. The residents love it! It’s classical music and he touches on history of each piece, plays it for them and then lets the residents talk about how the music made them feel. It’s fantastic and a favorite activity around here! #ElanSantaMonica #MusicIsTherapy ... See MoreSee Less

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It’s always a good day for Trader Joe’s! #ShoppingTrip ... See MoreSee Less

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One of our Memory Care residents had an early Easter gift waiting for her at happy hour. They are the sweetest trio of girl friends! #FriendsForever ... See MoreSee Less

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