Personal Planning

Keeping control over what happens to you means being informed. Medical, legal, and financial matters require information that relates to your specific situation, which is often better dealt with ahead of an actual need or event than as a reaction.

There are many basic tips, tools, forms and other resources available on the internet from local and national organizations. The following list of links may serve as an introduction to various topics to consider in planning your own medical, legal, or financial future.




Alternatives To Guardianship

NMDDPC Office of Guardianship

NM Guardianship Association

Guardian Angels, LLC

National Guardianship Association, Inc.




Medical, Legal, or Financial Future



New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services

Office of New Mexico Attorney General (also includes issues regarding the elderly)

Power Of Attorney