Elderly

Aging and Long Term Services Department – Aging and Disability Resources Center

The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) offers comprehensive information and assistance:

  • Information and Referral Assistance
  • Benefits Counseling
  • Medicaid home and community based services
  • Caregiving
  • Respite Care (adult day care, in-home care)
  • Attendant and/or Personal Care
  • Homemaker services
  • Home-delivered meals
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Transportation
  • Prescription Drug Assistance
  • Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
  • Transition Care program helps residents transition from long-term care facilities back into a community setting
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Long-Term Options Counseling
  • Legal information and assistance

Aging and Long Term Services Department

Phone: 505-476-4799

Toll-free: 866-451-2901 

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Aging and Disability Resources Center 

Phone: 505-476-4846

Toll-free: 800-432-2080 

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Adult Protective Services Statewide  

Phone: 505-476-4912

Toll-free: 866-654-3219


Non Metro – Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

The Non-Metro Area Agency on Aging provides funding to Senior Programs in every New Mexico County except Bernalillo (which is served by the Albuquerque AAA). Persons 60 years of age or their spouse regardless of age qualify for these services without any income requirement.  The services provided can include meals at senior centers, home delivered meals, transportation and homemaker services.

Phone: 505-395-2668

Phone: 1-866-699-4927

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Albuquerque and Bernalillo County – Area Agency on Aging (AAA)

The Area Agency on Aging is responsible for implementing and providing a comprehensive array of services, all designated to the highest quality of life for our seniors in the least restrictive living environment.

Phone: 505-764-6400

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AARP

This is a nonprofit organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.

Toll-free Nationwide: 1-888-687-2277

Toll-free TTY: 1-877-434-7598

Toll-free Spanish: 1-877-627-3350

New Mexico State Office, AARP: 1-866-389-5636

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Medicare

Medicare Rights Center Consumer Hotline: 800-333-4114

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Social Security Administration (SSA)

The Social Security Administration assigns social security numbers; administers the retirement, survivors, and disability insurance programs known as Social Security; and administers the Supplemental Security Income program for the aged, blind, and disabled.

Toll-free: 1-800-772-1213

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Human Service Department/Income Support Division

Available programs:

  • Medicaid
  • Long Term Services and Supports-Community Benefits
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) formally called Food Stamps

Apply online for benefits here or apply at your local ISD field office. Look online for your local field office here. Or call 1-800-432-2080 to locate your local office.

You can also apply for benefits by mailing your signed application to:

Central ASPEN Scanning Area (CASA)
PO Box 830
Bernalillo, NM 87004