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.
Medicare Guide - Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living and Nursing Homes?

Medicare Guide – Does Medicare Cover Assisted Living and Nursing Homes?

This article discusses what folks can expect when it comes to assisted living coverage and their Medicare. This guide also highlights custodial care and other alternatives.

Bedrock Recovery Center

Bedrock Recovery Center

Bedrock Recovery Center is a state of the art Drug Rehab & Alcohol Detox facility designed to treat substance use disorder in an inpatient residential treatment setting. Our mission is to provide trauma informed, evidenced based addiction treatment in a culturally humble and gender responsive environment.

Best Mobility Aids

Best Mobility Aids

Learn about the different federal, state, and private disability grants that are available to help those in need carry out improvements and repairs on their homes.

Delphi Behavioral Health Group

Delphi Behavioral Health Group

At Delphi Behavioral Health Group, our facilities are built on achieving results through unique detox, treatment, and residential programs. Through each program, our highly trained professionals will be there to help you through medical and behavioral challenges, giving you the tools to reach lasting recovery. This unique focus on excellence in service defines what we call the Delphi Difference.

Mesothelioma.com

Mesothelioma.com

Mesothelioma.com offers resources and support to patients of mesothelioma cancer and their families.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Nursing Home Abuse Center was founded to expose the widespread abuse and neglect that occurs in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Our mission is to educate seniors and their loved ones of these horrors so that we can work together to stop the cycle of abuse harming our seniors.

Vision Center - Cheap Eye Exams and Glasses

Vision Center – Cheap Eye Exams and Glasses

Many places offer low-cost and free eye exams. It’s a good idea to evaluate your options and determine which is right for you based on your vision health concerns more than simply finding the cheapest eye exam. Here is how!

MedicarePlans.com

MedicarePlans.com

MedicarePlans.com provides easy-to-understand healthcare information through educational programs, interactive resources, and functional tools. It is their goal to guide seniors through all of the available Medicare plan options and provide a list of helpful community organizations.

Asbestos.com - 9 Government Programs and Nonprofits That Can Help with Medical Bills

Asbestos.com – 9 Government Programs and Nonprofits That Can Help with Medical Bills

Navigating medical expenses can be tough and unfortunately many people delay seeking care because of the cost. This guide breaks down government programs and non-profit organizations that can help individuals pay medical bills and other related medical costs

TurboTenant

TurboTenant

Knowing what to look for in a rental unit as a senior can be difficult. This guide goes through what questions to ask, resources that assist with housing costs, and a checklist to help you easily vet potential rental properties.

Lexington Law

Lexington Law

Dealing with medical bills not covered by insurance put seniors at risk for landing in debt. This guide offers strategies and advice for navigating healthcare costs as a senior and handling medical bills and debt that could harm your credit score.

AddictionResource.Net

AddictionResource.Net

Addiction Resource is an informational content guide serving individuals and their families who struggle with substance use disorders, and mental health disorders. Our site works by providing free, up-to-date, accurate, and evidence-based information to help individuals seek recovery.

FindLaw - Nursing Home Abuse Section

FindLaw – Nursing Home Abuse Section

FindLaw’s Nursing Home Abuse section provides information and assistance for people who have suffered harm due to abuse or neglect by nursing home employees or facility owners and operators.

Drug Rehab Services

Drug Rehab Services

Drug Rehab Services operates an online substance abuse resource that has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 15 years. This is done through their regularly updated database of treatments and providing education to addicts and family members. Our goal is to help the individual find what addiction services are going to give the individual the best chance at success

Addiction Center

Addiction Center

Addiction Center is a website dedicated to providing information regarding addiction and substance abuse through a vast range of different medically reviewed articles.

AssistedLiving.org

AssistedLiving.org

AssistedLiving.org gathered data for over 20,000 assisted living communities serving seniors across the U.S., and nearly 100 statewide. Here is a dedicated section that provides extremely well-detailed and thorough information for families and senior citizens in New Mexico

Lung Cancer Center

Lung Cancer Center

Lung Cancer Center is here to provide the information and resources you need to understand the diagnosis. Are you a patient, loved one, caregiver, or even just a student? Learn more about what a lung cancer diagnosis is and the best way to fight it medically and legally.

Neighbor - Ultimate Guide to Home Organization

Neighbor – Ultimate Guide to Home Organization

The decluttering and organizing process can be very stressful for seniors and their caregivers. This ultimate guide to the home organization provides helpful tips and guidance, step by step, to handle this struggle.

Seniorcare.com

Seniorcare.com

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

Addiction Group

Addiction Group

Many adults 65 years of age and older misuse prescription and illicit drugs, but alcohol remains the most widely abused substance among the elderly. Other drugs, such as opioids, prescription medications, and marijuana, are also commonly abused by older adults.

PsychologyDegrees.org

PsychologyDegrees.org

PsychologyDegrees.org provides information on mental health education. It provides analysis of college programs, career profiles, interviews with professionals, and licensing information by state.

SocialWorkDegrees.org

SocialWorkDegrees.org

SocialWorkDegrees.org is a comprehensive education portal listing detailed information on more than 1200 programs from accredited universities.

MemoryCare.com

MemoryCare.com

As Alzheimer’s disease continues to become a growing concern in New Mexico, more and more people are in need of reliable memory care facilities. This guide will cover the cost of memory care in New Mexico, financial assistance options for paying for memory care, free memory care resources in the state, and a directory of memory care facilities in New Mexico.

Detox Local

Detox Local

At Detox Local we provide a nationwide directory of detox centers for both drugs and alcohol. As per our name, the focus is on detox centers near you. Our comprehensive directory lists detox centers by state, zip code, or through an interactive map. Depending on the specific drug someone was using, they may need a certain type of detox and that is made easy at Detox Local.

Alcohol Rehab Help

Alcohol Rehab Help

If you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol addiction, you can rely on us to guide you to the best rehabilitation and treatment resources.

Sokolove Law

Sokolove Law

If you or someone you love received a mesothelioma diagnosis, you need to know your legal options. For more than 40 years, Sokolove Law has helped people in all 50 states learn their legal rights and take action.

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Alcohol Rehab Guide

Alcohol Rehab Guide is a web guide with a mission to provide valuable information to help people understand the effects of alcoholism and the variety of ways to find help.

Vision Center

Vision Center

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

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.

New Mouth

New Mouth

All content published on NewMouth is created by our team of journalists, researchers, and those experienced in the medical writing industry. All pages and topics on the website are fact-based and sourced from current scientific research, such as scholarly articles, dentistry textbooks, government agencies, and medical journals.

Covonia - Guide on Handling Coughs and Colds in the Elderly

Covonia – Guide on Handling Coughs and Colds in the Elderly

As a member of the elderly community or indeed somebody caring for an elderly person, this guide by Covonia will give you important pieces of information on how to avoid getting sick, and how to care for coughs and colds should they happen.

J. Flowers Health Chronic Pain Guide

J. Flowers Health Chronic Pain Guide

Chronic pain affects about 40 million people in the US. Chronic pain is a type of pain that persists for at least three months. Beyond the debilitating personal effects, chronic pain costs the US over $600 billion every year.

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).

Rehab Spot

Rehab Spot

Senior alcoholism is often overlooked since symptoms are similar to those of dementia or Alzheimer’s. Rehab Spot is a free web guide sharing pages of research about substance use, addiction, and recovery.

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center

For over 20 years we’ve been helping families like yours connect with leading mesothelioma lawyers. There are many law firms that handle mesothelioma and asbestos cases. Choosing the right law firm for your family can be overwhelming. We clear through the confusion and help you connect with only the top lawyers nearest to you.

Mesothelioma Hub

Mesothelioma Hub

Mesothelioma Hub is your ultimate source for the latest information about mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses. Our mission is simple: to connect mesothelioma patients and their families with the educational, medical, and legal resources they need.

Since 2003, our leadership team has strived to provide patients and their families with information and resources to deal with debilitating asbestos-related diseases. We partner with one of the country’s most experienced mesothelioma law firms and have established relationships with some of the nation’s most renowned mesothelioma treatment specialists.

Birth Injury Justice Center

Birth Injury Justice Center

The Birth Injury Justice Center is devoted to empowering and educating families who have a child diagnosed with a birth injury or may be showing signs of a birth injury.

AssistedLivingFacilities.org - Assisted Living Costs

AssistedLivingFacilities.org – Assisted Living Costs

The cost of senior care varies significantly between providers across the nation and even within the same city. Our senior care cost analysis compares the costs of senior care services in the United States.

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Comprehensive information on nursing home abuse and neglect for nursing home residents and their loved ones.

Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers

Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers

We know caregiving can be stressful. This program for family caregivers of a loved one with a chronic illness, will provide education and support, teach stress management techniques and  help caregivers develop coping strategies.

Maryville University Senior Living Management Degree

Maryville University Senior Living Management Degree

Maryville’s online Senior Living Management degree teaches students how to lead and redefine modern long-term care services.

The Mesothelioma Center

The Mesothelioma Center

Caring for someone who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma can be overwhelming. Because of this, we created a guide to help them navigate their new role and provide the best support possible.

Mesothelioma Guide

Mesothelioma Guide

The average latency period that mesothelioma takes to develop is anywhere from 20-40 years. Since this period is so long, mesothelioma usually affects older adults in their 60’s and 70’s. We specialize in connecting patients with doctors and treatment options that are best suited for them. Our information services and resources are 100% free to patients and family members.

Simmons University - "Strategies for Long-Distance Caregivers"

Simmons University – “Strategies for Long-Distance Caregivers”

The resource reviews the challenges of caregiving from long-distance, how to build relationships with providers remotely, advice for taking care of oneself, and provides additional resources for support.

AdventHealth University Online

AdventHealth University Online

Stroke is now the fifth leading cause of death in the United States, so knowing the signs and symptoms is more important than ever. This stroke guide lists out steps to understanding the signs, types, and risk factors of stroke.

caregiver.com

caregiver.com

A website for, about and by Caregivers.

Caring.com

Caring.com

Caring.com 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.net

hospice.net

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

caregiving.org

caregiving.org

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.

nadsp.org

nadsp.org

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.

caregiverslibrary.org

caregiverslibrary.org

National Caregivers Library consists of hundreds of articles, forms, checklists and links to to pic-specific external resources. The library is organized into the eighteen Caregivers Resources categories.

caregiveraction.org

caregiveraction.org

National Family Caregivers Association educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age. NFCA reaches across the boundaries of diagnoses, relationships and life stages to help transform family caregivers’ lives by removing barriers to health and well being.

aarp.org/home-family/caregiving

aarp.org/home-family/caregiving

Navigating the World of Caregiving is an interactive tool developed by AARP for family and professional caregivers.

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.

kansascityfed.org/community/workforce/paycheck.cfm

kansascityfed.org/community/workforce/paycheck.cfm

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.

phinational.org

phinational.org

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.

adultdaycare.org

adultdaycare.org

Search for Adult Day Care by Zip Code and other resources.

AssistedLivingFacilities.org

AssistedLivingFacilities.org

Search New Mexico Assisted Living Communities by Zip and other resources.

homehealthcareagencies.com

homehealthcareagencies.com

Search for Home Care by Zip and other resources.

skillednursingfacilities.org

skillednursingfacilities.org

Search for Skilled Nursing by Zip and other resources

Caregiver SOS: On Air Podcasts

Caregiver SOS: On Air Podcasts

This hour-long weekly radio show airs 6 p.m. Sundays on NewsTalk 930 (AM) KLUP in the Greater San Antonio region. Hosted by nationally recognized gerontologist Carol Zernial and veteran broadcaster Ron Aaron, and featuring author/psychologist Dr. James Huysman PsyD, LCSW, Caregiver SOS On Air explores issues important to you.

mesotheliomagroup.com

mesotheliomagroup.com

Friends and family members with Mesothelioma

nmmost.org

nmmost.org

New Mexico Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment

ltcombudsman.org

ltcombudsman.org

The National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center provides support, technical assistance and training to the 53 State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs and their statewide networks of almost 600 regional (local) programs.

longtermcare.gov

longtermcare.gov

Just beginning to think about long-term care? Start here; it’s more than just insurance. From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Agency.

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition

New Mexico Caregivers Coalition

The New Mexico Caregivers Coalition (NMCC) was created to enhance and promote family and professional direct care workers, supporting their professional development and advancing issues of importance to the field of long-term and direct care. We provide training, career development and advocacy for NM’s family and professional caregivers.

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by this disorder.

Caregiver Teleconnection

Caregiver Teleconnection

The Caregiver Teleconnection program has one-hour conference calls, at no cost. These sessions cover a wide range of interesting topics related to the care you provide to your loved one. You can get expert advice, ask questions and talk to other people who are also providing care.

CNA Interview Guide

CNA Interview Guide

Land a caregiver job with behind-the-scenes tips from industry experts!

CNA Training on myCNAjobs.com

CNA Training on myCNAjobs.com

Search For A Local Training Program.

Operation Family Caregiver

Operation Family Caregiver

Operation Family Caregiver provides free and confidential support to the families of those who have served our nation. We help the families of returning service members and veterans adjust to the “new normal” by coping more effectively with problems they never imagined. Our specially trained coaches help military families learn how to overcome the obstacles they face and to manage any challenges that might come along.

ConsumerAffairs Assisted Living Guide

ConsumerAffairs Assisted Living Guide

The ConsumerAffairs Assisted Living Guide includes expert information and verified consumer reviews on senior living facilities. It also offers advice on what qualities to consider when choosing a senior living facility such as amenities, onsite offerings, and staff qualifications.

Family Caregiver Alliance CareJourney

Family Caregiver Alliance CareJourney

A secure online service for quality information, support, and resources for family caregivers of adults with chronic physical or cognitive conditions such as Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s, and other illnesses.

Caregiving Support Group Resources

Caregiving Support Group Resources

Resources to help you make your support meetings effective and meaningful, including a 12-month curriculum and material you can use.

Dignity Pajamas

Dignity Pajamas

Our mission at Dignity pajamas is to help give comfort to and preserve the dignity of our loved ones in their time of need, so that the little energy they have is not wasted on wrestling with clothing, but enjoyed and cherished.

Reeve Connect

Reeve Connect

This interactive, safe space offers a number of opportunities for individuals, family members and caregivers to ask questions, share their experiences, and connect with those who understand the impact of paralysis. Reeve Connect has five categories that are moderated by fellow community members and experts who are eager to engage and offer support. Reeve Connect Categories: Newly Paralyzed, New Normal, Health & Wellness, Relationships, What Works.

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