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Department of Senior Affairs

Contains general information about the Department of Senior Affairs

All senior, multigenerational and 50+ Fitness Center buildings are closed. Breakfast will temporarily not be served, however, to-go lunches are still available for pick up at five locations M-F. 

Please note that masks are required for meal pick up. If you don't have a mask, call 505-764-6400.

For information about how to receive services for seniors in Bernalillo County, call 505-764-6400.

Important Notices

  • Stay connected and active at home with resources available on, on our YouTube channel or on our website here. If you’d like to receive Senior Affairs news monthly via email, click here to subscribe. You can download a schedule of our next live events herePlease note that Friendship Coffee at Bear Canyon Senior Center on Tuesday Nov. 24, will be canceled. 

  • The 2021 A Senior I Know Essay contest is taking place now. Students in grades 1-5 can participate by writing about a senior in their life and submitting through their school by the Feb. 3 deadline. Learn more here. You can also download the essay submission form

  • Senior Affairs is now accepting online donations! Your donation could help provide recreation opportunities, meals, home services, transportation, care coordination, information and more to seniors throughout Bernalillo County. Donate here. You can also participate in our annual Senior Holiday Donation Drive. Download this flyer to learn more.

  • For information on New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services, click here.

Nutrition Information

2020 Activities Catalog

The cover of the 2019 July to December Department of Senior Affairs Activities Catalog.

2020 Sports & Fitness Catalog

The cover of the 50 Plus Sports Fitness Catalog Dec. 2018-Dec. 2019

2019-2020 Quick Guide to Senior Services

Cover of the Senior Quick Guide for 2019-2020

The Department of Senior Affairs provides activities and opportunities to promote active and healthy aging. We also offer a continuum of care designed to meet individual needs throughout the aging spectrum. We are honored to be of service to the residents in our community.