“I really appreciate everything you’re doing and am so happy I had the luck to find this organization.”

Calliope S.

“It is awesome and inspiring to watch the Coalition grow and flourish!”

Janelle F.

“I am impressed that good caregiving is as much an art as science and that these skills can be learned.”

Michael S.

“I’ve made every mistake there is to make with my elderly parents. So I’m here to learn what it is I can do better.”

Sandra DP

I enjoy being with all of you. I am so blessed to be invited to be a part of what you are working to accomplish. Thank you both so much for allowing me the opportunity to be a part!

Dawn E.

“Thank you for the excellent training that was provided. I felt the weekend was invaluable. I look forward to any other training in the future that would benefit my caregiving.”

Glenna T.

“Awesome website and happy that you are providing training.”

Ray G.
Sandoval County
Senior Program

“It makes me happy when my work helps a good cause and I think New Mexico Caregivers Coalition is one of the best.”

Melissa M.

“Excellent article from Stephen Campbell. Great to know there are people that care to help us, the direct care workers. Thank you for sharing.”

Chinda L.

“Thank you for listening to my story and needs. This information is just what the doctor ordered for me. Have a great day and pass it on.”

Louis K.

“Thank you. Because of your organization, I have been able to use the services that New Mexico Caregivers Coalition provides to support family caregivers, their benefits and their employment opportunities.”

Antoinette S.

“I feel very fortunate that I attended this event and really want to thank you for encouraging me to learn more about better ways to provide care that reduce stress for both my mother and for our family of caregivers.”

Elizabeth R.

“We don’t get paid by my agency when to travel from one client to the next. That’s not fair and I want to change that.”

J. Martinez

“What’s important is quality care. It is what I wanted with my mother, and less would never be good enough.”

Sharon B.

“It was a very helpful workshop and I enjoyed networking opportunities offered. My mom felt comfortable and glad to be there too. It was a great opportunity for her and me both!”

R. Reynolds

“I really loved the turnout in Santa Fe and the depth of discussion there. But I was really moved by what I heard from caregivers as workers in Las Vegas.”

Interfaith Worker Justice –
New Mexico

“I appreciated that there were more caregivers-like me-at the session in Las Vegas who were so concerned about direct care wages and benefits.”

A. Brandt

“What’s important is quality care. It is what I wanted with my mother, and less would never be good enough.”

Sharon B.

“The communication skills segment and dealing with difficult clients was especially helpful to me.”

Patricia G.

“We need to keep people who need care out of nursing homes and cared for in their own communities.”


“The most important issue at the listening session that I attend was the issue over wages.”

Ray B.

“I’ve learned through this training I must FIRST take good care of myself!”

Veronica B.

“I was impressed with the level of caring and involvement the caregivers have for their clients. I was also surprised at how poorly caregivers are compensated and how badly [some] who work for agencies are manipulated by employers.”

Janice G.

“The knowledge of the presenters was really top-notch. These are people I would likely just pass on the street and may hardly notice. Their experience was extensive; they conveyed their experience and new information exceptionally well.”

Michael S.

“New Mexico Caregivers Coalition’s role in bringing awareness to and recognizing the benefits of supporting caregivers in training and certification will provide better opportunities for this growing field. New Mexico and the Coalition can be a model in the country for this growing occupation.”

Meriam J.

“We need to protect our loved ones from abuse by caregivers, too. Sometimes caregivers don’t have the right training but sometimes they aren’t the right kind of person who ought to be caregivers.”


Muchos, muchos gracias for the terrific professional seminar you presented on Wednesday. It was such serendipity I chanced on the event & I sincerely thank you for the opportunity, resource info & the real live networking of fellow attendees!

The entire seminar program …venue/hospitality/educational content & outreach was just outstanding…It’s wonderful to discover powerful connection support to help expand NM Caregiving!

Sharon C.

I want to thank you for connecting me to the NM Caregiver Coalition training on communicating with patients with Alzheimer’s. Almost immediately, I had the opportunity to use what I learned from the two amazing trainers with my 97-year old mother who has been experiencing some delusions. Instead of arguing with her about “reality,” I was able to go along “where she was” and was able to comfort her while also feeling more supportive and competent in my role as caregiver.  In addition, I was able to share what I learned and role model it for my sisters who are also caregivers. 

Elizabeth R.

“One of the reasons I joined the board was to help create an association that works for everyone, not only the paid care giver but the volunteer care giver, the person receiving care and the family members. No one should feel alone. Everyone should be able to live the fullest life possible.”

Ray B.

I wanted to thank you for the opportunity first off … The help is greatly appreciated and more than you know. This organization has done so much for me. Not only has my pay gone up because of the certificates [from trainings I completed here], but I have learned so much. Thank you so much again and I look forward to this new year and working with your organization.

Micaela Z

“Kudos to you. This [2023 “Listening to Caregivers”] report is thorough, clear, and comprehensive. It’s an outstanding look at the current state of caregiving in our state. NMCC’s ongoing work to approach it from so many angles is incredibly important. You are moving us all forward. Thank you.”

Erin T.
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