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Meeting to Improve Care of Individuals with Dementia Announced August 28, 2014 - Public Relations - Information

The New Mexico Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, housed in the Aging and Long-Term Services Department, has initiated a half day meeting on August 29th for people involved in long-term care—from those providing the care, to those who regulate it. The discussion will focus on how New Mexico’s lon... « read more »



Infant Death Rate Decreased in 2013 August 26, 2014 - Harm Reduction - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health reported today infant mortality in New Mexico decreased in 2013 to 5.4 infant deaths per 1,000 births. This represents a 22% decline in the infant mortality rate in New Mexico in reference to the rate of 6.9 in 2012. « read more »



Breaking Down Barriers to Breastfeeding August 6, 2014 - Women, Infants and Children - Information

For every mother I’ve ever talked to over the years, one of the important things I’ve learned is every journey to motherhood is different. It’s never, ever as simple as “Woman meets man and they have a child”. But one of the first things any new mom decides is simple, but oh so important... « read more »