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Assisted Living Evaluation and Checklist Tool
Here is a checklist of things to consider while touring facilities. Stellar Senior Housing Experts Founder Corey Nelson and our staff use this tool when they take clients on tours of assisted living facilities:
Assisted Living Checklist (79 KB)
Therapeutic Fibs & Creative Communication Techniques
Here’s a great article from the Alzheimer’s Association that provides some perspective on communicating effectively with people with dementia:
Local Senior Services:
A guide to senior activities and volunteer opportunities
Albuquerque – Department of Senior Affairs: http://www.cabq.gov/seniors
Centennial Care is the new name of the New Mexico Medicaid program. Centennial Care began on January 1, 2014 with services provided by four managed care organizations (MCOs). These services include physical health, behavioral health, long-term care and community benefits.
Centennial Care: www.centennialcare.net
National Council on Aging’s Free BenefitsCheckUp
BenefitsCheckUp is a free service for adults over 55 who need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other basic needs. There are more than 2,000 benefit programs available to seniors.
InnovAge – www.myinnovage.org
InnovAge is a nonprofit offering a broad range of services for aging adults and other disabled individuals in need of care and support to remain independent in their homes and communities. InnovAge offers in-home care services, healthcare and day programs, care management, memory loss programs and affordable senior housing.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Aid and Attendance Information: http://www.va.gov
Phone – 1.800.827.1000
Financial Assistance for Prescriptions
The Partnership for Prescription Assistance helps qualifying patients without prescription drug coverage get the medicines they need through the program that is right for them. Many will get their medications free or nearly free.
Partnership for Prescription Assistance: https://www.pparx.org/
First Choice Community Healthcare
A service that helps patients get help paying for their health care.
-Assist with Medicaid applications
-Help patients find insurance in the Marketplace
-Enroll patients in special programs when they are eligible
-Provide a discount for services based on family size and income
First Choice Community Healthcare – http://www.fcch.com