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    The Bernalillo County Office of Senior and Social Services provides health and quality of life initiatives for Bernalillo County residents to improve economic well-being, education, health, and family and community development.

    Dose of Reality raises awareness of the risks of prescription painkiller abuse among NM teens.

    Education Equals Health goal is to increase basic literacy as education and health are strongly connected.

    Parents Who Host, Lose The Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking is a program that provides parents with accurate information about the health and safety risks associated with underage drinking and the legal consequences of providing alcohol to minors.

    Senior Meals are provided to residents of Bernalillo County who are 60 and older. Five meal sites in Albuquerque which are owned by the County and managed by the City have meal service.

    Health Policy Database

    Helpful Resources including housing information, financial assistance, food programs, senior affairs and more.

    BernCo Seniors Got Talent 2019

    On Sept. 5 the Bernalillo County Office of Senior and Social Services and the City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs hosted a talent show at the South Valley Multipurpose Senior Center. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated!


    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


    Teeniors Tech Camp

    On Aug. 9, 2018, the Office of Senior and Social Services hosted a Tech Camp at the Paradise Hills Senior Center. At this event Teeniors were paired with seniors to help with tech questions. The Teeniors helped seniors navigate their tablets, smart phones, and computers. Some seniors wanted help taking photos and sending them to loved ones, others with email, or just understanding their devices. It was a great event and very well received! Please check out some photos from the event below.

    Teeniors Tech Camp


    Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo Celebration

    Thanks to everyone who came to our Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo community celebration! There was corn hole, horseshoes, a car show, music, food, face painting and more! Check out our slideshow from this wonderful event below!

    Whispering Pines Cinco de Mayo

    Special Honors

    We would like to wish Conway Woods a very Happy 95th Birthday! Conway is a member of the NM Area Agency on Aging Advisory Committee and has long been a strong supporter of Bernalillo County Senior Services. Happy Birthday, Conway!

     

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    • Join us for pickleball Mondays through Saturdays at Los Vecinos Community Center!
      Location:
      Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 1/2 Old Hwy 66, Tijeras
      Time:
      9/18/2019 9:00 AM - 9/18/2019 12:00 PM

    • Please join us for this free event as we combine writing prompts with walks surrounding Bachechi Open Space to strengthen our poetic voices through detailed observation of the natural world. Participants are asked to bring a notebook, pen or pencil, and a favorite nature poem to class. Register at the link below.
      Location:
      Bachechi Open Space, 9521 Rio Grande Blvd. NW
      Time:
      9/18/2019 10:00 AM - 9/18/2019 11:30 AM

    • Join us for pickleball Mondays through Saturdays at Los Vecinos Community Center!
      Location:
      Los Vecinos Community Center, 478 1/2 Old Hwy 66, Tijeras
      Time:
      9/19/2019 9:00 AM - 9/19/2019 12:00 PM

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