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Our healthcare professionals, caregivers and people with Parkinson’s can talk with you or just listen. They can connect you to local and national resources.

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Parkinson's Resources

MOVEMENT DISORDER SPECIALISTS AND GENERAL NEUROLOGISTS TO TREAT PARKINSON'S

  • Central New Mexico 

  • Neighboring States   Due to the shortage of Movement Disorders Specialists in New Mexico, receiving care from specialists in nearby states can be an option.

A Guide to Local and National Parkinson's Organizations Serving Central New Mexico

Note: When new to Parkinson’s, be wary of opinions found in online chat rooms and other questionable sources. Instead, use reliable sources of information such as those we've. In time you’ll know your facts and recognize when statements are incorrect or express opinions.

HOW TO CUT THE COST OF YOUR PARKINSON'S MEDICATIONS

from Davis Phinney Foundation

General Resources

Practical Local Resources From driver safety to wheelchairs, these resources have been used by the local PD community. (This list is not an endorsement and you should screen these service providers.)

Help us grow this list with services you have used.

TECH-ENHANCED LIFE offers independent, objective product evaluations of products and explores ways to make the challenges of growing older less challenging. It covers fall alert devices, medication management tools, apps for seniors and more. Put technology to work for you.

STATEWIDE RESOURCES

NM Aging and Disability Resource Center or 1-800-432-2080

Information about statewide programs, services and benefits to assist individuals with aging and/or disability issues.  Wide range of topics (medical, social, housing, legal, etc.). Talk to trained Information & Assistance Coordinators or search the site for information.  A service of New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services.

ALBUQUERQUE AND BERNALILLO COUNTY RESOURCES

Senior Information and Assistance Line or 505-764-6400

Senior Information Representatives assist you in navigating the community services available.

2020 Quick Guide to Senior Services

40+ page guide to private and government services.

Family Caregiver Resource Guide

A yellow page directory for caregivers and others looking for local providers and community programs. Also available in the lobby of local Smith’s grocery stores.

 

SANDOVAL COUNTY

Guide to Senior Services in Sandoval County or website

LOCAL GROUPS

Stress-Busting Program for Family Caregivers is meeting on Zoom. This series of nine free classes provides education and support, teaches stress management techniques and helps develop coping skills. Class times and dates are based on caregiver availability. Click here for more details or contact Sharon Lewis at 830-377-1484.

 

 

​Solid Ground Fall Prevention and Training is a technique to minimze injuries when you fall. It's not limited to persons with PD but anyone who feels less agile, more prone to stumbles and missteps, are fearful of falling or has fallen. The program teaches you how to prevent falls and to fall in a manner that may lessen your injury. It's available at Presbyterian Healthplex. Click here for a powerpoint presentation that includes contact information at the end.

 

National Resources

HEALTHCARE

Medicare Quality Improvement Organization

KEPRO  Medicare Quality Improvement Organization offers information and assistance to patients and families regarding Medicare beneficiary complaints, appeals when discharges from hospitals and skilled nursing facilities are considered too soon, and denials of coverage from a medicare advantage plan.