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.