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Mature Life
Investing for Retirement?
Here are links to some useful planning tools.
Resources
Here are some resources available to New Mexico's elder residents. Telephone numbers given are in Albuquerque unless otherwise noted.
How to volunteer
To register as a volunteer with the city of Albuquerque's Department of Senior Affairs, call (505) 764-1612. While on duty, volunteers may receive such benefits as travel and/or meal reimbursement, accident and liability coverage and a stipend.
Albuquerque Senior Centers
  • Barelas Senior Center, 714 Seventh St. SW, 764-6436
  • Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt NE, 291-6211
  • East Gateway Senior Center, 170 Juan Tabo NE, 275-8731
  • Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe NE, 256-2000
  • Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes NW, 836-8745
  • North Valley Senior Center, 3825 Fourth NW, 761-4025
  • Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro Ave. NE, 888-8102
  • "Staying Healthy at 50-Plus," an AARP handbook, offers strategies for putting health prevention into practice. Free copies of the publication (No. D17081) may be obtained by writing to AARP Fulfillment, 601 E St. NW, Washington, DC 20049.
    Medicare's Nursing Home Comparison
  • www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/home.asp
  • National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform
  • www.nursinghomeaction.com/
  • Click here for the most recent issue of Mature Life.