Santa Fe Healthcare Network

Santa Fe Healthcare Network


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Reminder to join our virtual conference:
Suggestion for your caregiver clients. This book is full of ideas for creative and interesting things to do:

Root 66 Cafe, 1704 Lena St., 505-780-8249, Curbside pick-up 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Local organic produce. Eco-friendly packaging and utensils. Shaded outdoor seating. 5% of gross sales goes to non-profit Animal Protection Voters.
Root 66 Cafe, 1704 Lena St., 505-780-8249, Curbside pick-up 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Local organic produce. Eco-friendly packaging and utensils. Shaded outdoor seating. 5% of gross sales goes to non-profit Animal Protection Voters.
Free Continuing Medical Education Credits

The Santa Fe Healthcare Network is an association of professionals dedicated to the physical, financial, and emotional well-being of our community.

The Santa Fe Healthcare Network (SFHN) is an association of professionals dedicated to the physical, financial, and emotional well-being of our Santa Fe community. We bring professionals together to exchange ideas and trends. We strive to meet the educational needs of members, encourage professional growth, and enhance networking within the healthcare community.

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#StayHomeInstead​​ Chats Episode 41: Supporting One Another in Trying Times - Santa Fe Healthcare Network

SFHN President David Davis sat down with Ken Hendricks of Home Instead to discuss the network's perseverance through the pandemic year and what the future holds for the Santa Fe Healthcare Network 😊

[11/03/20]   Good election day morning (or "the end of mind-numbing political ads"-day)

Hi everyone, I’m going LIVE on this page at noon today, chatting about dementia and the well-being of caregivers. Join me here:
If you miss it live, you can watch the replay on the same link!

See you at noon!😄 Jytte


CHRISTUS St. Vincent Regional Medical Center

Don't miss our free online community lecture Thursday at 11:00 a.m. on


Our friends and SFHN member organization Corazon Concierge are now providing Mobile Phlebotomy Services.

It's really amazing to see the accommodating and innovative nature of our member organizations shine during these challenging times. ❤️

Please reach out to them if you or a loved one might benefit from Phlebotomy services performed within the comfort of your own home.


Judie Jones and Legacy Santa Fe hosted the Santa Fe Healthcare Network June Social. Thank you so much for the goody bags and especially the yummy "Cowpattys". Thank you Ken for making everyone crave french fries!


Please support our friends at the Alzheimer's Association: New Mexico Chapter and the lovely residents and staff at The Legacy at Santa Fe by participating in this upcoming safe and fun event for the whole family! ❤️ ❤️ ❤️


May 2020 B.Y.O.L. Luncheon with Mayor Alan Webber and Reverend Hollis Walker

Here's a YouTube link for those who missed our May Lunch & Learn with Reverend Hollis Walker and Mayor Alan Webber. Great information

Reverend Hollis Walker gives a talk on "Using Ritual for Personal Healing" (1:26) Mayor Alan Webber addresses the SFHN group on COVID-19 and the Santa Fe Pro...


Hello friends! Please join Jytte & Ken this afternoon for a special Alzheimer's Café event "Music & Memories". ❤️


Home Instead Senior Care

Our own Dr. Jytte Lokvig and Ken Hendricks had an informative conversation about issues facing those caring for loved ones with Dementia during the COVID-19 era.

Home Instead Senior Care is hosting these weekly conversations called #StayHomeInstead Chats as a means to keep conversation, information and inspiration flowing during this time of Social Distancing. ❤️

In this episode we chat with Dr. Jytte Lokvig about the effects of COVID-19 and Social Distancing on caregivers caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s and other types of Dementia.

Jytte is an Alzheimer's and Dementia Specialist and founder of the Alzheimer's Cafe in Santa Fe,NM. The project in Santa Fe was the first of it's kind in the United States and now Alzheimer's Cafe's exist all over the country. Jytte offers her assistance with getting new hosts up and running with Cafe’s in their neck of the woods. She also offers private consulting services for families living with the often complicated realities associated with dementia. 04/21/2020

Salad Dressing

Another wonderful post from our friend and member Hollis Walker. In this post Hollis highlights ways we can accentuate the small silver linings some are finding during social distancing. One of the effects of sheltering in place, as most of us must do these days, is that our day-to-day routines—which we barely even notice mo...


Caregivers of Alzheimers and Other Dementia Wellness Retreat

Our friend Melissa Smith-Wilkinson with the Caregivers of Alzheimers and Other Dementia Wellness Retreat has such a beautiful heart when it comes to providing much needed support to family caregivers. She's been there and she knows the struggles.

In addition to their free caregiver retreats, the page for the group regularly shares wonderful content to inspire and keep us moving forward.

Annual Caregivers of Alzheimer's Retreat in Houston, Calgary and Santa Fe. Free Day retreat for Caregivers of Alzheimer's to learn self-care tools: meditation, yoga, mindfulness, receive spa treatments, etc. register for free. Now 5013c certified.


Doing what we can to keep a positive mindset during times like these is so crucial. Home Instead Senior Care will host a live webinar tomorrow afternoon (1:00PM MT) on Managing our Mindset During Challenging Times. ❤️

Join Home Instead Senior Care gerontologist and caregiver advocate Lakelyn Hogan, along with Dr. Cynthia Green, a clinical psychologist, tomorrow, 4/16 at 2:00 pm CDT for tips on how to positively manage your mindset during challenging times and why this is crucial to your mental and physical health. Watch live with this link ➡️ 04/14/2020

Make health decisions before a crisis

Our friend and SFHN member Barak Wolff wrote an article that was featured in the The Santa Fe New Mexican on Saturday.

"In the midst of our current COVID-19 pandemic, these issues of making clear health care decisions have never been more important."

We couldn't agree more. Please read. Thursday is National Healthcare Decisions Day, established to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning — all to encourage patients to express 04/13/2020

A Toilet Paper Confession

Happy Monday everyone! SFHN member and friend Hollis Walker has launched a wonderfully written blog entitled "Life Goes On". It features practical tips and inspirational anecdotes to help us through these challenging times. Beginning with this blog, I am sharing my observations and musings about life as we are now experiencing it. What I know to be true is that...


Alzheimer's Association: New Mexico Chapter

Join us for COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s: What Caregivers Need to Know
A FREE WEBINAR from the Alzheimer’s Association, NM Chapter
Presented by Adrian Rodriguez, MBA, Alzheimer's Association Board Member
Thursday, April 9th, 11am-12pm
Caring for someone living with Alzheimer's is stressful, and the COVID-19 crisis may bring unprecedented challenges. This presentation gives practical tips for providing Alzheimer's and dementia care at home during this time, as well as guidance for caregivers of individuals in assisted living.
Presented as part of the Emergency Preparedness for Caregivers Program.
To register by phone: 505-266-4473 or 1-800-272-3900
Or to register online, visit:

[03/17/20]   The Alzheimer's Cafe is suspended for the time being (only the third time in almost 12 years) - So sorry, but rather safe than sorry.

Also: The "Rethinking Dementia" conference at Southwestern College will be in September rather than June. More on that later.

[03/17/20]   The Santa Fe Healthcare Network maintains a full calendar (on our website: ) - but considering our national emergency situation, many of these events are postponed or canceled. Doublecheck before attending.


Santa Fe Healthcare Network Social at Santa Fe Bar and Grill sponsored by David Rivord, Primetime Publishing Company. The new Santa Fe Family Caregiver Guide looks great! 10/04/2019

Events – Santa Fe Healthcare Network

Check out the calendar on our website.
October is a busy month. Events Search Near... Dates and Category City/Town Within distance units Hide Advanced Search Show Advanced Search Date/Time Event 09 Oct, 2019 1:15 pm - 2:30 pm Los Alamos Support Group Betty Ehart Senior Center, Los Alamos NM 09 Oct, 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Alzheimer's Café Santa Fe Children’s M...


If you have questions, requests, or suggestions, we'd love to hear from you

[08/27/19]   See you on September 9 at Southwestern College for a very special day devoted to living well with dementia. This is for everyone touched by cognitive disabilities, whether you're living with Alzheimer's or one of the many other versions of dementia.
For details:


Alzheimer's Association: New Mexico Chapter

Do you know a Spanish-speaking caregiver who might benefit from knowing about our services? Please forward this ad we produced with our friends at Telemundo in Albuquerque. #ENDALZ


Culture Change Network of Georgia

Watch and learn more about the national leader of the Culture Change Movement. See how Pioneer Network - Changing the Culture of Aging in the 21st Century inspires Culture Change, supports innovation, and provides an opportunity for learning.

[07/07/19]   Have you checked the SFHN Calendar lately?

[06/15/19]   Thank you to MorningStar for hosting our session today.
"Companions on the Journey - A Conversation with Jytte Fogh Lokvig, PhD" - We had an excellent turnout.

[04/09/19]   Join us for the Alzheimer's Cafe tomorrow, Wednesday the 10th, at the Children's Museum, 2 - 4 pm


Eat great food and support a great cause. It’s a double win! #EndAlz 10/29/2018

Dr. Jytte Lokvig On Alzheimers with Co-Hosts Bill Bouvier & Leslie Castaneda The New Aging Gracefully Radio Program


Don’t miss this event friends! Be there and take advantage of these wonderful and informative talks!

Untitled Album 10/11/2018

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[10/11/18]   This month marks the tenth anniversary of our Alzheimer's Café. We were the one and only project in the northern hemisphere until 2011, when AARP noticed us - since then. more than 400 cafés have sprung up around the US - thousands worldwide. 09/06/2018

Filling Santa Fe’s elder care gap Albuquerque-based nonprofit bringing adult day services program to area in October


We had loads of fun at last night’s social event at Home Instead Senior Care! Home Instead announced #Dont4get2Laugh a Comedy Night benefiting theAlzheimer's Association: New Mexico Chapter which will take place August 6th at the Jean Cocteau! Get your tickets now at #EndAlz


Human Rights, Ageing and Dementia: Challenging Current Practice

Kate Swaffer is a very important advocate for people living with dementia. (She has been diagnosed with dementia)

This video, which was produced by ADA Australia and their media team, is very relevant to the Seventy First World Health Assembly I am attending this week, and the National Dementia Conference I at… 03/20/2018

Do antidepressants work?

More people in the United States are on antidepressants, as a percentage of the population, than any other country in the world. Do they really work? Do antidepressants really work, or is research that seems to prove they do biased?


A variety of services for elders and those working with elders


Santa Fe, NM
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Comfort Keepers Santa Fe Comfort Keepers Santa Fe
1301 Luisa St Ste C
Santa Fe, 87505

Professional and Compassionate Home Care, Senior Care, and Elder Care for Seniors and Others.

Home Instead Home Instead
404 Kiva Ct Suite C
Santa Fe, 87505

To you, it's about finding trustworthy care for your aging loved one in Northern New Mexico. To us, it's about providing the highest-quality in-home care services to fit you and your family's needs.