National Organizations

National Organizations

Alzheimer's Association New Mexico Chapter

Alzheimer’s Association New Mexico Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.

Medicare Guide - What is Medicare? A Guide to Coverage and Costs

Medicare Guide – What is Medicare? A Guide to Coverage and Costs

This guide easily explains the basics of Medicare for new beneficiaries. Medicare won’t take care of all of your health care costs but this article helps decipher options based on your specific lifestyle.

Vision Center

Vision Center

Vision Center provides medically accurate content for all things vision. Learn about eye conditions and vision correction practices.

A website for, about and by Caregivers. is a leading online destination for caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones. They offer thousands of original articles, helpful tools, advice from more than 50 leading experts, a community of caregivers, and a comprehensive directory of caregiving services.

Hospice Caregivers information, referrals and resource materials. A website with insurance options for New Mexicans.

National Alliance for Caregiving is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals is a coalition of organizations and individuals committed to strengthening the quality of human service support by strengthening the direct support workforce. The group has representatives from the fields of mental health, developmental disabilities, child welfare, education, and many others in the human services community.

Putting Your Paycheck to Work The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has educational tools available to help caregivers better understand their paychecks. Putting Your Paycheck to Work includes online resources free for anyone to view or download. Resources include tips for caregiver employees on how to better understand and manage your paycheck, understanding your paystub, establishing direct deposit and accessing work supports such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. Employers of caregivers–especially HR professionals–can use these materials too, helping employees better understand wages, deductions and workplace benefits. So take a look at Putting Your Paycheck to Work, available from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

The Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute works to improve the lives of people who need home or residential care–by improving the lives of the workers who provide that care.

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