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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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Upcoming Groups Starting June! – Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers

Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers 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 …

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Our Story – Part 1

New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition by Adrienne R. Smith, President and CEO March 2018 The New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition (NMDCC) is a home-grown organization working to enhance and promote family and professional caregivers, supporting their development and advancing direct care issues so they may better serve those who are elderly and those with disabilities. …

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New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition Joins the #GivingTuesdayNM Movement!

New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. On November 28, supporters can make an online donation to New Mexico Direct Caregivers Coalition and encourage their social media networks to give. #GivingTuesday …

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Low Job Satisfaction in Caregiving: Implications and Recommendations

Low Job Satisfaction in Caregiving: Implications and Recommendations By Brittany Karnezis Direct care is the fastest-growing profession in the state of New Mexico. Because of the significant growth in the aging population in the recent past, it’s also the second fastest-growing in the nation, with nearly 2,000,000 direct care workers expected by 2022. Despite the …

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Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers

Stress-Busting Program (SBP) for Family Caregivers 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 …

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