Stephanie Witt, Director
8154 Highway 4
Cañon, NM 87024
Mile Marker 8-9
Resources for financial assistance for hearing aids:
- New Mexico resource: https://www.cdhh.nm.gov/
- General resources: https://www.hearingloss.org/hearing-help/financial-assistance/
Help with choosing a plan and signing up for Medicare:
Ray Gonzales, Program Manager
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).
Search the Jemez Springs Public Library catalog for “estate planning” for books and forms.
Recommended advanced directives book: “The 5 Wishes”