Senior Services

Jemez Aging in Place
PO Box 20
Jemez Springs, NM 87025

Meals served or delivered for Seniors (under COVID restrictions).
Drive-up hot lunches, 11:30 am -12:30 pm, Monday through Friday, or delivered to home-bound.

Cañon Community/Senior Center
Call Stephanie Witt, Director, 575-834-7630
Or go to 8154 Highway 4, Cañon, NM 87024
Transportation to emergency medical appointments (and possibly to pharmacy, if emergency)

Sandoval County Frail & Elder Services
Call Ray Gonzales, Program Manager, 505-404-5816,
Help with In-Home Care or Hospice services and assessment of needs and referrals to services.

Estate Planning
Search the Jemez Springs Public Library catalog for “estate planning” for books and forms.
Recommended advanced directives book: “The 5 Wishes”

Assisted Living info & listings

Assisted living for Veterans

New Mexico Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC)

New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department
Medicaid counseling & waivers, Medicare open enrollment & advice, reporting adult abuse or neglect.

Home and Community Based Waiver
Available through Medicaid. ADRC does assessment: need help with transferring, walking, bathing, dressing, toileting, and feeding (need 3 of these to qualify). Medicaid doesn’t pay for cleaning, cooking, shopping, transportation to appointments.

Care Transitions Program
Transferring from care facilities back home. Provide input, help to get resources they need and get Institutional Care waiver.

Long-Term Care Ombudsmen
Assigned to every facility to work with residents when problems come up.