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Santa Fe SBP Group Starting March 2020

Do you provide care for a loved one with a chronic illness or disorder? You are not alone. Being a family caregiver is stressful and can lead to total exhaustion and burnout. If caregivers do not take care of themselves, their own health is put in danger. The Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers provides education …

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2020 LEGISLATION

As our readers know, many New Mexico caregivers and direct support staff work 2-3 jobs just to make ends meet. But, did you know that wages for Home Health Aides and Personal Care Assistants actually declined in real terms between 2008 and 2018?   New Mexico Caregivers Coalition is strongly urging our state leaders that …

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ABQ/Rio Rancho SBP Groups Starting March 2020

Do you provide care for a loved one with a chronic illness or disorder? You are not alone. Being a family caregiver is stressful and can lead to total exhaustion and burnout. If caregivers do not take care of themselves, their own health is put in danger. The Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers provides education …

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HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHETHER A HOME CARE COOPERATIVE COULD SUCCEED IN NEW MEXICO?

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition is incubating the first home care cooperative in the Rocky Mountain region. 2019 is the first year of operations and the future looks promising. Caregiver hourly pay rates are higher than the statewide average. Client pay rates are the same or a little lower than the statewide average. And, best of …

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You can support NMCC through AmazonSmile!

AmazonSmile is an easy to way to support New Mexico Caregivers Coalition (NMCC) through your regular Amazon purchases. Just start your Amazon shopping at smile.amazon.com and select “New Mexico Caregivers Coalition” as the organization you choose to support. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of every eligible AmazonSmile purchase to NMCC.

JOIN US ON DECEMBER 3 FOR #GIVINGTUESDAYNM

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition (NMCC) is participating in #GivingTuesdayNM, on December 3, 2019! #GivingTuesdayNM is part of the global day of giving known as #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday harnesses the power of social media and the generosity of people around the world to bring about real change in their communities. There are approximately 39.8 million caregivers in …

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NMCC listed in PHI National article as NM Workgroup

State Workgroups Confront the Direct Care Workforce Crisis BY ALLISON COOK | OCTOBER 29, 2019 Nationwide, there will be nearly 7.8 million direct care worker job openings between 2016 and 2026. Unfortunately, the long-term care system will struggle to fill these jobs, a challenge created by major factors such as demographic changes (that are increasing …

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