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)
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.
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:
Therapeutic Fibs & Creative Communication Techniques (70 KB)
Local Senior Services:
A guide to senior activities and volunteer opportunities
Albuquerque – Department of Senior Affairs: http://www.cabq.gov/seniors
US Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Aid and Attendance Information: http://www.va.gov
Phone – 1.800.827.1000
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: https://www.hsd.state.nm.us
Mayberry Senior Services
Mayberry’s Day Program provides high quality services which are cost effective and a great alternative to nursing home and assisted living care.
American Patriot – VA Aid & Attendance
The Veterans Aid and Attendance Pension (also known as the Veterans Improved Pension) is a federal program which can offer a monthly benefit payment from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
American Patriot: https://apscnp.org/aid-attendance/
NM Aging & Long-Term Services
We’re here to assist elders, persons with disabilities, and caregivers to find services and resources to help them live well and independently.
Aging & Long-Term Services: http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us