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Listening to Caregivers in Carlsbad

Listening to Family and Professional Caregivers in Carlsbad, Loving, Artesia, and Hobbs The New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition wants to hear from family and professional caregivers at: Senior Circle (a resource of Carlsbad Medical Center) 2423 Bonita St. Carlsbad, NM 88220 Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:00 – 4:00 pm Our statewide coalition wants to hear …

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Caregiver Time-Out – Holiday Season Boot Camp

A Resource Event for New Mexico Caregivers The New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition, with AARP-New Mexico, is hosting a Caregiver Boot Camp as a way to say thank you to caregivers and present an oppounity to de-stress duing the holidays. The Caregiver Boot Camp is Thursday, December 12 from 9:30-11:00 am at Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown …

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Saturday, November 16 Listening to Caregivers Session

The New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition wants to hear from family and professional caregivers on: Saturday, November 16, 2013 10:00am-noon Las Placitas Presbyterian Church 7 Paseo de San Antonio Placitas, NM  87043 Our statewide coalition wants to hear from caregivers about issues in the workplace, resources you need and solutions you may have like: Education, …

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Listening to Family and Professional Caregivers in Placitas

Listening to Family and Professional Caregivers from Placitas, Bernalillo, Rio Rancho, Corrales, Jemez, Cochiti, Santo Domingo The New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition wants to hear from family and professional caregivers at: Las Placitas Presbyterian Church 7 Paseo de San Antonio Placitas, NM 87043 Saturday, November 16, 2013, 10:00 am – noon Our statewide coalition wants to …

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Most Uninsured in NM Qualify for Subsidies

Nearly two thirds of New Mexicans who don’t have health insurance will be eligible for Medicaid or premium subsidies through the Affordable Care Act. According to a study Tuesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Nearly two thirds of New Mexicans who don’t have health insurance will be eligible for Medicaid or premium subsidies through …

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State-Run Health Insurance Exchanges Show Early Success

While the federal government has grabbed headlines for slow enrollment in its health insurance exchanges, many state-based marketplaces have quietly amassed thousands of completed applications for coverage. Smaller state-based exchanges in particular have shown early success, with Kentucky reporting 7,000 completed applications after two days, Hawaii posting totals of 1,200 in its first day and …

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State Legislators Seek Dialogue with Family and Professional Caregivers

State Legislators Seek Dialogue with Family and Professional Caregivers in Los Lunas (10/12/13) and Albuquerque (10/19/13) Senator Michael Padilla (D, Albuquerque) and Representative Kelly Fajardo (R, Belen) seek to hear from family and professional caregivers on challenges and solutions in caring for clients and family members. We request your participation in a two-hour conversation at …

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Direct Caregivers Earn a Victory After Nearly 40 Years!

Dear Members and Friends, It’s a great day. After nearly 40 years of exclusion, direct caregivers are finally guaranteed basic labor protections under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) yesterday formally extended FLSA protections–including a guarantee of at least minimum wage and overtime pay–to direct caregivers nationwide, a …

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NMDCC Instrumental in Minimum Wage & Overtime Protection to Caregivers

Obama administration seeking to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to cover home health care workers WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is seeking to extend minimum wage and overtime protections to cover home health care workers, a move that would boost living standards for nearly 2 million domestic employees but could mean higher costs for …

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Workplace Training For Caregivers – Sept. 2013

[one_fourth]When: Friday, September 13, 2013 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Saturday, September 14, 2013 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday, September 15, 2013 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Where: Carrington College 1001 Menaul Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87107 Join us in this and other dialogues of the New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition: info@nmdirectcaresupport.org Very Special …

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