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Free Legal Services for Qualifying Seniors in Foreclosure

Free Legal Services for Qualifying Seniors in Foreclosure Qualifying Service Factors: 1. You must be 60 years of age or older. 2. You must be residing in the home that is in foreclosure. 3. You must have been served with foreclosure papers. 4. Your household income must be no more than 200% of the federal […]

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Pre-applications being accepted on-line only by Albuquerque Housing Authority for disability accessible public housing

Albuquerque Housing Authority is accepting pre-applications on line only at www.abqha.org for disability accessible public housing apartments. Pre-applications must be submitted by November 30, 2017. (This is not a wait list for  Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers). Walk-ins will not be accepted. More information at abqha.org    

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Current Medicare Developments Updated 10/23/17

MORE CURRENT MEDICARE DEVELOPMENTS 10/23/17: (1) Medicare’s Annual “Open Enrollment” Period is Underway, and Help With Choices Is Available; (2) Equitable Relief extended for Beneficiaries Who Had Medicare and Marketplace Coverage. October 15 marked the beginning of Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period — the time when all beneficiaries can choose to join, switch, or drop […]

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Real ID & Obtaining a NM Driver’s License: Common Issues and Power Point Presentation

REAL ID and Name Change – revised Power Point Presentation 9-19-17 Obtaining a NM Driver’s License: Common Issues Due to changes in federal law regarding state-issued IDs, many New Mexicans are finding it more difficult to obtain a driver’s license or identification card. This handout discusses some common questions New Mexico seniors may have about […]

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NEWS: NEW MEDICARE DEVELOPMENTS OF NOTE—The MOON Notice, Part B Equitable Relief, and Powered Wheelchair Claims changes.

Three changes of note in Medicare rules have recently been adopted – two of which are already in effect – which will affect many New Mexico Medicare beneficiaries. The “MOON” Notice:  Starting March 8, hospitals are required to give Medicare patients a written notice when they are in a hospital but not yet officially “admitted.”  […]

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NATIONAL HEALTH CARE DECISIONS DAY (April 16, 2017) – your decision matters

Join Americans across the country in making future healthcare decisions known to family, friends and healthcare providers.  Share your wishes and complete your advance directive, because…..YOUR DECISIONS MATTER. Learn more about National Healthcare Decisions Day and get free information at www.nationalhealthcaredecisionsday.org

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ALERT: ABQ Health Partners to adopt a new name – DaVita Medical Group

ALERT:  ABQ Health Partners to adopt a new name – DaVita Medical Group ABQ Health partners, a multi-specialty health care organization, didn’t even exist a decade ago.  But it has developed into a prominent fixture in the Albuquerque-area medical community, with 15 clinic locations and five urgent care centers (in cooperation with NextCare).  The organization, […]

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Alert: Medicare’s Annual, three month, “General Enrollment Period” and Conditional Applications

ALERT: Medicare’s annual, three month, “General Enrollment Period” began on January 1, for individuals who did not sign up for Medicare when first eligible; it’s also an opportunity for “Conditional Applications” by some.   Most seniors enroll (i.e., sign up) for Medicare around the time they reach age 65.  You have a seven-month period in […]

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Our Commitment to You

Watch Albuquerque’s inaugural poet laureate, Hakim Bellamy, share the poem he wrote about SCLO’s commitment to the people we serve.

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Protecting Yourself From ID Theft

Please go to: Protect yourself from ID theft presentation – revised 7.14.16 for a slide presentation on Identity Theft

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