Let us personally help make the physical & emotional task of finding the most appropriate housing option easier for you.

Serving the Greater Albuquerque Area Since 2010!


Assisted Living Evaluation and Checklist Tool

Here is a checklist of things to consider while touring facilities. Stellar Senior Housing Experts Founder Corey Nelson and our staff use this tool when they take clients on tours of assisted living facilities:

Assisted Living Checklist Assisted Living Checklist (79 KB)

Therapeutic Fibs & Creative Communication Techniques

Here’s a great article from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides some perspective on communicating effectively with people with dementia:

Therapeutic Fibs & Creative Communication Techniques Therapeutic Fibs & Creative Communication Techniques (70 KB)

Local Senior Services:

A guide to senior activities and volunteer opportunities

Albuquerque – Department of Senior Affairs: http://www.cabq.gov/seniors

Centennial Care

Centennial Care is the new name of the New Mexico Medicaid program. Centennial Care began on January 1, 2014 with services provided by four managed care organizations (MCOs). These services include physical health, behavioral health, long-term care and community benefits.

Centennial Care: www.centennialcare.net

National Council on Aging’s Free BenefitsCheckUp

BenefitsCheckUp is a free service for adults over 55 who need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other basic needs. There are more than 2,000 benefit programs available to seniors.

BenefitsCheckUp: http://www.benefitscheckup.org/

InnovAge – www.myinnovage.org

InnovAge is a nonprofit offering a broad range of services for aging adults and other disabled individuals in need of care and support to remain independent in their homes and communities. InnovAge offers in-home care services, healthcare and day programs, care management, memory loss programs and affordable senior housing.

InnovAge: http://www.myinnovage.org

Alzheimer’s Association


US Department of Veterans Affairs

VA Aid and Attendance Information: http://www.va.gov
Phone – 1.800.827.1000

Financial Assistance for Prescriptions

The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.

Partnership for Prescription Assistance: https://www.pparx.org/

First Choice Community Healthcare

A service that helps patients get help paying for their health care.
-Assist with Medicaid applications
-Help patients find insurance in the Marketplace
-Enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
-Provide a discount for services based on family size and income

First Choice Community Healthcare – http://www.fcch.com

Contact Us

Please provide us with your contact information so we may help you.

Corey Nelson
Phone: 505-369-8291 Email: corey@stellarseniorhousingexperts.com

Wesley Morrow
Phone: 505-504-0708 Email: wesley@stellarseniorhousingexperts.com

Marla Ivey
Phone: 505-504-8884 Email: marla@stellarseniorhousingexperts.com

Mailing Address: 4600 A Montgomery Blvd NE, Suite A200, Albuquerque NM 87109

Stellar Senior Housing Experts proudly supports and donates to the Alzheimer's Association

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Our Employees

Corey Nelson, Owner/Founder

With years spent working in the healthcare industry and a Certificate in Gerontology, I feel I understand the needs and desires of seniors. I embrace the experience of giving back to those who have given so much of themselves to make us who we are today. Read an article in the New Mexico Business Weekly.

Wesley Morrow
Transition Care Specialist

I have over 5 years of experience in the healthcare field working with older adults as a director and physical therapy assistant in a skilled nursing facility. I'm excited about building relationships with seniors and their families, while helping our geriatric population increase the quality of their lives.

Marla Ivey
Marketing & Community Outreach

I have over 10 years of experience with seniors in skilled nursing and long term care. I value the relationships I have built and continue to build throughout our community. I strive to provide excellent customer service to our seniors while helping them transition into community living with the best quality of life.

Ray Nelson
Business Operations Manager

I have over 20 years of experience as an engineer and program manager. Having retired from the US Air Force in August 2014, I joined the Stellar team where I'm responsible for all day-to-day business operations, including contracting, financial management, and office infrastructure.

Isaac Nelson
Head Cookie Baker

I'm currently a student at Sandia Prep where my favorite subjects are math, French and physical education. My hobbies include skiing and playing baseball, and I'm an active Boy Scout with Troop 285. At Stellar, I'm responsible for making delicious homemade cookies...a special treat for our Stellar friends!



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