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Area Agency on Aging (national base)                (202) 296-8130
Alzheimers Association                                         (800) 272-3900
American Cancer Society                                     (800) 227-2345

Alliance for Retired Americans - is a strong, new voice for retired workers and their families. The Alliance is not a senior citizen’s social club and it is not an organization formed to sell you things.
It is a way for retired union members and others to make their voices heard.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) - the nation's leading organization for people age 50 and older, offering information and education, advocacy and other community services through a national network of local chapters.

Better Business Bureau (BBB) - find the nearest branch, research a company or charity, file a complaint about a business or new car, read consumer protection tips and more.

Boomer’s Roadmap to Aging in Place 

Centers For Disease Control (DCD) - offers national information on infectious diseases, updates on the flu vaccine shortage and other disease related information.

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) - comprehensive information, brochures and forms covering driver's licenses and ID cards, vehicle titles and registration, laws and regulations, the state Motor Vehicle Codes, practice exams and many other DMV services.

Guide to Medicare and Medicaid for Seniors 

Health Advocate - Health Advocate, Inc. is an advocacy and assistance service company founded to specifically address many of the problems Americans routinely confront when accessing healthcare services and health insurance coverage. Our expertise and relationships in the healthcare industry combined with our in-depth knowledge of health and related insurance policies and procedures, give us the know-how to act on our clients' behalf.

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) - HUD has created a special page with information of special interest to seniors, from federal housing programs to reverse mortgages, fraud prevention and much more.

Legal Planning for Alzheimer's and Dementia

National Council for Aging Care's guide on Elder Abuse
Every month, one in 10 older adults worldwide experience some form of abuse. But with only 1 in 24 cases of elder abuse reported, the true figures are likely to be much greater. And with an increasing aging population in the United States and beyond, so will be the problem. By 2050, the global population of people aged 60 and older is predicted will more than double, from 900 million in 2015 to about 2 billion.

National Senior Citizens Law Center - The National Senior Citizens Law Center advocates nationwide to promote the independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals, as well as persons with disabilities, with particular emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities.

No Easy Task - a notebook collection of links for women, men, children and seniors, to assist you in locating, health insurance, doctors, medicare, support message boards & more . . .   A built site. - offers the largest selection of senior housing contacts on the web.

Social Security Administration (SSA) - offering complete information on retirement, disability and Medicare benefits, on-line forms, research tools and more.

The Young - The purpose of this web site is not to editorialize, but to find out what we still have in common, and what our common needs are now.

Veterans Benefits for Seniors 



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Although their total numbers in New Mexico were never large, blacks arrived with Spanish explorers and settlers and played active roles in the history of the territory and state.

In No BS, Ivory A. Toldson uses data analysis, anecdotes, and powerful commentary to dispel common myths and challenge conventional beliefs about educating Black children.

Writing from the perspective of a friend, Frederick Joseph offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs—creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.

Do Black Lives Matter to God? takes us on a historical journey through the Bible to illuminate how God sees black people and people of color. This book challenges all educators who have disparaged and ignored the exceptionalism and existence of blacks in the Bible as a way to justify their oppressive beliefs.

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An epic biography of Malcolm X finally emerges, drawing on hundreds of hours of the author’s interviews, rewriting much of the known narrative.

Nance examines why Putin and his underlings aimed to sabotage the election and how the hacking accomplished a crucial first step for destabilizing the West. 

Sociologist and political commentator Dyson delivers a piercing and wide-ranging analysis of American race relations.

Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African-American Experience 

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Superbly told, with the poet's gift for language and observation,Angelou's autobiography of her childhood in Arkansas.

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