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Alta Mira Specialized Family Services supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community to reach their full potential. Alta Mira provides supports to individuals throughout the lifespan starting with Early Intervention services for toddlers age zero-three. We respect the family as the expert while empowering, validating and encouraging family members to be confident advocates. To learn more about our services please visit
NM Aging and Disability Resource Center
Connecting people with resources to maximize personal choice and independence. Helping people understand their options, guiding them in the right direction, advocating on their behalf, and improving their quality of life in some way are basic concepts of the New Mexico ADRC.
Peopleworks’ mission is “To provide mental wellness services to NM persons in need regardless of economic status.” PW accomplishes this through insurance billable sessions and sometimes free sessions with a Master’s level intern. Peopleworks also offers online groups and classes, including a Family Caregiver Support Group. Our therapists and staff understand the immense tasks of caregiving and are here to meet emotional and practical needs.
Meaning & Hope Institute
The Meaning & Hope Institute is dedicated to helping dementia family caregivers find meaning in their caregiving work, and hope for a better and brighter personal future. Free online Support Groups, Facilitated Discussions, Events, Symposiums and Webinars are all available at https://meaningandhope.org.”
Affordable Health Insurance
Affordable Health Insurance helps you clearly understand your options and choose health coverage that supports both your health and financial needs.
Retire Guide – Medicare for Expats
If you are living abroad or planning to, is always good to consider your Medicare coverage. Since Medicare is limited outside of the United States, this guide and moving checklist will help you plan what is best for you.
Presbyterian Community Health – Paths to Health
Free Chronic Disease Self-Management workshops offered by Presbyterian and our other partners throughout the state. These are FREE, 6- week workshops offered in English & Spanish virtually via Zoom and some over the phone. In-person classes will also be resuming soon! The classes are each about 2 ½ hours and are open to caregivers and those they are caring for. They are a wonderful activity for caregivers and care recipients to attend together. Workshops topics include: general chronic disease, chronic pain, diabetes, cancer and positive self-management for HIV.
Presbyterian Community Health – Health and Wellness Classes
Presbyterian Community Health offers lots of other fun, beneficial classes that would be great for caregivers and/or for caregivers and care recipients to take together (such as interactive cooking classes).
Cerebral Palsy Guidance
Cerebral Palsy Guidance is a comprehensive online resource for parents of children with cerebral palsy. Visit the website to learn more about care, treatment information and more.
How Nurses Impact Quality of Care
Nurses are critical to patient health, patient satisfaction, and the overall quality of care that individuals receive. Companionship, compassion, and other skills outside of the technical realm can all improve a patient’s quality of life. These elements combine to create effective care and better health outcomes.