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Helpful Contact Information for our Partners and Statewide Resources

Doña Ana County Resources List 2018
Updated February 22nd, 2018. 
 
NM Aging & Long Term Services Department. The mission of the ATLSD is to promote the independence and dignity of adults and persons living with disabilities and their families by offering services that support autonomy, health, safety, economic well-being, cultural diversity, community involvement and personal responsibility, thereby enabling them to live on their own terms in their own communities.  The NM A & LTSD website contains information and links to a variety of programs offered for residents of New Mexico.

UNM Memory & Aging Center

The University of New Mexico’s Memory & Aging Center is dedicated to understanding, diagnosing and treating memory loss and dementia through research, education and clinical care.  If you or your loved ones are among the 43,000 New Mexicans who have trouble thinking, learning and remembering, get compassionate care at the UNM Memory and Aging Center. You gain access to New Mexico’s top experts in dementia, who provide comprehensive services that can enhance your quality of life.  To request an appointment: (505) 272-3160.  For inquiries about research studies: (505) 272-3735.  Email: UNM-MAC@unm.edu

 

National Institute on Aging - Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center 

Or to view the NIA site in Spanish: The Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral Center website will help you find current, comprehensive Alzheimer's disease information and resources from the National Institute on Aging, a part of the National Institutes of Health.  In addition to a variety of publications, the NIA - ADEAR website provides links to clinical trials looking for participants.

Legal Resources for the Elderly Program

LREP is a free legal helpline for people living in New Mexico age 55+, their families and their caregivers.  Through the legal helpline, assistance with legal information, legal advice and brief services can be offered.  If the problem cannot be resolved through the legal helpline, referrals to the proper state agency or a private attorneys can be provided.
The LREP Helpline can be contacted at 1.800.876.6657 Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm.  In Albuquerque call 797.6005.
 

AARP

Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, non-partisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of life.  The mission of AARP is to enhance the quality of life for all as we age, leading positive social change, and delivering value to members through information, advocacy and service.
The AARP website contains information on a variety of topics from legal and financial issues to caregiving, and health topics to Medicare.  One does not need to be a member of AARP to access much of the information on the website.