NM Health and Community Resources

NM Health and Community Resources

NM Aging and Disability Resource Center

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.

Affordable Health Insurance

Affordable Health Insurance

Affordable Health Insurance helps you clearly understand your options and choose health coverage that supports both your health and financial needs.

Presbyterian Community Health - Paths to Health

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 – 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).

Seniorcare.com

Seniorcare.com

New Mexico senior guide offers healthcare comparisons, senior care options and other vital statistics for seniors in New Mexico.

New Mouth - DENTAL CARE BASICS FOR SENIORS (65+)

New Mouth – DENTAL CARE BASICS FOR SENIORS (65+)

After the age of 65, new oral challenges are introduced as the body continues to age. Common conditions that affect seniors include dry mouth, oral cancer, root decay, and gum diseases. When a senior loses all or some of their natural teeth from tooth decay, gum disease, or an injury, dentures are placed to restore some chewing function and aesthetics.

Caring.com - Assisted Living in New Mexico

Caring.com – Assisted Living in New Mexico

New Mexico is home to a rapidly growing number of senior citizens, with adults over 65 making up an estimated 17 percent of the population. Families looking for assisted living in New Mexico (NM) have a wide array of communities to choose from. Assisted living communities in New Mexico were formally referred to as adult residential care facilities by the state. As of 2018, the correct technical term for these communities within the state was assisted living facilities (ALFs).

nmautismsociety.org

nmautismsociety.org

Katie Stone, Executive Director at the New Mexico Autism Society, worked on creating “Autism ID” with the NM Center for Development and Disability. You can download the form and create an “ID” for yourself or someone in your family who has autism. This could be useful for air travel security, for interactions with police, security, emergency or health professionals.

nmchwa.com

nmchwa.com

The New Mexico Community Health Workers Association endeavors to nurture the community health worker model to collectively improve access and quality of health care for New Mexicans by advocating for and empowering its members.

nmmost.org

nmmost.org

New Mexico Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment

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