The ALTSD works to keep older adults and adults with disabilities in their homes and communities by providing a range of accessible, integrated services that revolve around health, safety, economic well-being and more. It also works to supports caregivers, who play a vital role in keeping aging New Mexicans in the community.
A program of the ALTSD, the ADRC connects elders, persons with disabilities and caregivers with resources that support independent living. It provides information and counseling on long-term care, prescription drugs, benefits, heath care options and more.
The FCA provides assessment, care planning, direct skills training, wellness programs, respite services, legal and financial support, and more to family caregivers of adults with physical and cognitive impairments, such as Parkinson’s, stroke, Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia.
The NMCC supports the development of family and professional caregivers, while advancing issues of importance in long-term and direct care. It advocates for better education and training, wages and benefits and support for caregivers in order to create an effective, and diverse care workforce.
The Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging, sponsored by the North Central New Mexico Economic Development District, works in partnership with service providers to assist seniors in maintaining their independence and dignity. It can assist with congregate and home-delivered meals, transportation, chore assistance, respite care services and more.
The City of Albuquerque/Bernalillo County AAA is the state-sanctioned and federally mandated entity tasked with developing comprehensive needs assessments, planning Older Americans Act programs, and implementing and monitoring services for low-income adults over the age of 60 in Bernalillo County. It offers information and assistance with food, transportation, in-home services, caregiving, legal services, medication management and more.
The IAAA serves New Mexico’s Indian elders age 55 and older. It offers training, information, transportation, volunteering, nutrition, heath care and other sorts of programs to help older tribal New Mexicans and their families get the help and information they need.
The NAAA works to ensures all elders living on the Navajo Nation receive the benefits they are entitled to, and that these services are provided in a manner that preserves their dignity, independence and cultural identity. The agency works under a tristate agreement with Arizona and Utah and is divided into five agencies: Chinle, Fort Defiance, Crownpoint, Shiprock and Tuba City.
A program of the Equality New Mexico Foundation and an affiliate of SAGE USA, SAGE Albuquerque provides programs designed to enhance the lives of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in Albuquerque and the surrounding areas. SAGE educates the general public, service providers and LGBT individuals about the unique challenges older LGBT adults face.
Las Cumbres Community Services sponsors the Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Program, which provides resources and services that support grandparents who are the primary caregivers to their grandchildren in Rio Arriba, Santa Fe and Taos counties. It offers support groups, respite care, social events, counseling and more.
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