Apply for the Governor's Family Caregiver Employer of the Year
Are you an employer who takes care of your employees while they take care of loved ones?
The Governor’s Family Caregiver Employer of the Year Award recognizes New Mexico businesses that are exemplary in their support of employees who are also serving as family caregivers. Tell us what your business has done to help employees caring for mom or dad, a spouse, sibling, other relative or friend.
As an employer, the benefits of being flexible with your workers during their family caregiving can include retention of experienced employees, employee loyalty and moral.
This year’s award winner will be recognized at the Alzheimer’s Association Family Caregiver Conference in Albuquerque on Nov. 5.
Applying is simple. Click here and email us a paragraph summarizing how your business supports its employees who are family caregivers.
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The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) provides accessible, integrated services to older adults, adults with disabilities, and caregivers to assist them in maintaining their independence, dignity, autonomy, health, safety, and economic well-being, thereby empowering them to live on their own terms in their own communities as productively as possible.
Lifelong independence and healthy aging
…Protect the safety and rights of those we serve
…Promote personal choice and self-determination
…Treat all persons with respect, embracing cultural diversity
…Encourage collaborative partnerships
…Provide fiscally responsible services