to lead caregiver system development
College of Nursing will serve as the lead agency in developing
a local caregiver support system.
$67,000 in funding from the City of Albuquerque and the Bernalillo
County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) has been awarded to the college
for a six month period.
past ten years, New Mexico has seen a decrease in birth rates
and increase in life span meaning more families are facing the
challenge of caring for aging loved ones.
of this growing need, Congress passed legislation authorizing
$125 million to establish a New Family Caregiver Support Program
as part of the Older Americans Act.
summer camp open to children
Odyssey Summer Camp at the LodeStar Astronomy Center offers
a $10 discount to UNM employees.
full-day venues are packed with hands-on activities. Two adult
instructors and one aide teach all classes.
or call 841-5970.