State Legislators Seek Dialogue with Family and Professional Caregivers

State Legislators Seek Dialogue with Family and Professional Caregivers in Los Lunas (10/12/13) and Albuquerque (10/19/13)

Senator Michael Padilla (D, Albuquerque) and Representative Kelly Fajardo (R, Belen) seek to hear from family and professional caregivers on challenges and solutions in caring for clients and family members. We request your participation in a two-hour conversation at one or both of these sessions:

October 12, 2013
10:00 am - noon
Center for Ageless Living
3216 Highway 47 South
(just north of Cerro Loop)
Los Lunas, NM 87031

October 19, 2013
10:00 am - noon
New Mexico Workforce Connection
501 Mountain Rd., NE
(corner of Mountain and Edith)
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Register Here

State legislators want to hear from caregivers about issues in the workplace, resources and solutions needed, like:

  • Education, training and credentialing
  • JOBS for caregivers
  • Respect and recognition in the workplace
  • Wages and benefits
  • Resources for caregivers about the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange, including Federal subsidies for health insurance

All are welcome! Target audience includes family/unpaid caregivers and professional/wage-earning caregivers serving persons who are elderly and/or those with disabilities; caregiver advocates; agency staff. Care recipients are especially urged to attend as are family members of caregivers.

Register Here

Travel vouchers available to registrants who need one.
NMDCC is coming to your neighborhood! We'll be in Clovis, Silver City, Española and Carlsbad to talk about the Health Insurance Exchange and Federal subsidies available to caregivers and care recipients who qualify!
Let us know HERE if you'd like to host an event in yourtown or at your agency! 

Community Hosts and Partners

  • Center for Ageless Living
  • New Mexico Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
  • New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange
  • New Mexico Workforce Connection

 

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