Firewise & Firescape

National Firewise Protection Agency

Jemez Mountains Firewise Association

Additional Firescape Info

Introduction to concepts like defensible space:

Native plants for Firewise landscaping in New Mexico:
(See “Firewise plant materials” and “NM fire resistant plants”)

Senior Services

Assisted Living info & listings

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.

Senior Citizens Law Office
Free legal advice and representation where needed.

State Bar of New Mexico – LREP Program
Legal resources for the elderly provides free help-line for New Mexico residents 55 and older.

End of Life Options New Mexico
Accurate information and support for all End-Of-Life options, including Medical Aid In Dying (MAID).

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

Veteran Services

Assisted Living for Veterans

Careers & Degrees for Military Veterans

Scholarships & Financial Aid for Veterans

Misadventures In Money Management (Learning Game)