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    Location:
    One Civic Plaza,10th floor 
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
     
    Phone: 
    (505) 468-7000
     
    Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8 - 5 p.m.
     
     
     
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    Bernalillo County Senior and Social Services provides health and quality of life initiatives for Bernalillo County residents to improve economic well-being, education, health, and family & community development.

    • Bernalillo County’s Health Promotion team implements research-led policies and programs designed to reduce obesity and smoking, as well as maintaining anti-bullying and anti-teen suicide programs in Bernalillo County.
    • Senior Meals are provided to seniors aged 60 and older. Additional activities are offered and limited transportation for neighborhood residents is available to some sites.
    • Senior Affairs Advisory Council
    • The Quality of Life Community Fund - Senior Services supports senior services to address food insecurity/nutrition, transportation and health promotion for seniors.

    National Senior Citizens Day

    On Aug. 19, 1988, President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5847 creating National Senior Citizens Day to held annually on August 21. This day is observed to recognize and honor the achievements of older people in our nation and to raise awareness of social, health and economic issues which affect seniors. Bernalillo County and its Office of Senior and Social Services is committed to our senior community and encourages participation in the programs and services offered at its Senior and Community Centers. We honor and appreciate our seniors and the value they bring to our county.


    National Senior Citizens Day 2018

    Staff Directory

    Senior and Social Services
    2400 Broadway SE, Bldg. N
    Albuquerque, NM 87102
    osss@bernco.gov | (505) 314-0425 | Fax: (505) 462-9759
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BernCoOSSS

    George Schroeder, MPH
    Senior and Social Services Manager
    (505) 314-0326

    Paul Salcido
    Community Services Administrator
    (505) 468-7650

    Veronica Cordova
    Community Program Specialist
    (505) 314-0432

    Brenda Cisneros-Fernandez
    Public Health Specialist
    (505) 314-0324

    Vicente A. Ramirez
    Public Health Specialist
    (505) 468-7402

    Lorri Romero
    Accountant
    (505) 314-0406

    Laura Sanchez-Abeyta
    Community Program Enhancement Specialist
    (505) 288-0801

    Staci Miceli​​​​​​​
    Community Program Enhancement Specialist
    (505) 288-2507

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    • Location:
      Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 NM-333 Tijeras
      Time:
      8/24/2019 10:30 AM - 8/24/2019 1:30 PM

    • Plant Walk (9-11 a.m.) Take an easy stroll around the gardens and grounds of Bachechi Open Space and learn about native medicinal plants of our area that are most useful for our health and well-being. Discussion topics will include harvesting, herbal actions, preparations, cultivation, and plant ecology. The walk will be approximately 1.5 hours, and, if you would like, please bring note-taking materials. Grape Harvest (11 a.m. - 1 p.m.) Join us to celebrate the grape harvest. Help pick grapes fresh from the vines at Bachechi to make and then sample homemade grape juice.
      Location:
      Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
      Time:
      8/25/2019 9:00 AM - 8/25/2019 1:00 PM

    • Play, learn and explore with the entire family at Summer Family Fun Days at Bachechi Open Space! Each Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. come out for weekly crafts, outdoor activities and experiments that will deepen your discovery of the world. Each week will have a unique craft that you can take home, and the theme changes every month! Best of all, it's FREE! Call (505) 314-0420 for more information.
      Location:
      Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
      Time:
      8/25/2019 12:00 PM - 8/25/2019 5:00 PM

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