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- - J Jml~llta JlRlm 8 HIDALGO COUNTY HERALD FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010 Dealin with depression in senior citizens By STEVE MAYIBAMHS' Cam- She went on to say medical ing, the report stated. ! munity Networker and mental health professionals Ms. Madrid encouraged (Editor's note: The following ar- need to realize the urgency in older adults who are feeling de- ticle recently appeared in the detecting and treating depression pressed or anxious about their Recovery & Resiliency Springin older adults. The NMHI study lives to contact BAMHS or any newsletter published by Border ~n]SoOlgO;edt~t: l~;jOrmdt~reeSc~On_ other mental health counseling i Area Mental Health Services.) " P P " " g " - center and make arrangements for i Growing old gracefully, in munity range from less than l a consultation with'an agency ] the eyes of many senior citizens, percent to about 3 percent, but thera,,ist "I also ho,,~ f-mil,, is almost an insurmountable chal- rises to 13.5 percent in those who v - v-~ -- : members whose older loved ones LEGAL NOTICE HELPWANTED YARD SALE: Saturday, April 1 O, 8:00 SUNSHINE HAVEN at a.m. at 320 W. 6th Street. New items LORDSBURG including fabric and sewing supplies At Sunshine Haven, you'll not only will be broughtout, make a living, you'll make a differ- 1 tcence. ............................................ We believe that our parents have YARD SALE: Saturday, April 10, 2010, earned their position in life.They have 8AMto Noon.210W.4=Street.Fddge cared for us for a lifetime. Now we & Electric Stove, $150 each or both have the opportunity to retum the love for $250. Chest of Drawers $20. and attention each has unselfishly Other misc. items, lamps, electric given. Sunshine Haven is dedicated heaters, etc. to enhancing the quality of life of each ltp our residents by treating him or her as a member of our family. PRAYER We have opportunities at Sunshine Trust in the Lord Haven for individuals interested in John: 17-19 working in Long-Term Care.We are And for their sakes I sanctity myself searching for: that they also might be sanctified Full-Time and/or Part-Time RNs through the truth. & Full-Time and/or Part-Time READYOUR BIBLE CNAs A9/my7p Apply in person or email Qwhitaker @ FOR SALE FOR TRADE/SALE: 1969 Plymouth Fury, ready for restoration, $300/ Trade. 26,000 Ib white diff. two spd. off Dump Truck, Buddy, Air Brakes, Good Condition $1,000/Trade. Call 1- 575-542-9511. I need 7k tandem-axle trailer in good condition. Trade up/ down. A9/16p REAL ESTATE FOR RENT FOR RENT: 3 BR, 2 Bath very clean Mobile Home, large fenced yard, separate game room, front and back covered porches. $600/month, $300 deposit. Call 575-313-7018. tfnc REAL ESTATE FOR SALE FOR SALE: 12x64 Mobile Home, ex- cellent condition. $5,000. 520-429- 0913. HELP WANTED: Delivery Driver-- hard work, good pay. Need CDL Li- cense. Call 520-408-2969. A9/16pcc 575,542,8880 603 Hadeco Drive Lordsburg, NM 88045 575-542-3539 tfnc ............................................ Custodial/Janitorial Positions Openings Aseo, Inc. has some opening for cus- todians/janitors with at least two (2) years experience in the commercial field. We are also looking for some custodians/janitors with at least one (1) year experience with floor equip- ment for stripping/waxing and carpet cleaning. All employees will be placed on a 60 day probation period. Working hours are 5 hours a day at 4-5 days per week; wages plus benefits are $12.01 per hour with two (2) weeks paid va- cations per year and paid holidays, This is on a government contract, Our management offers 25+ years experience in the custodial/janitorial field and is looking for responsible, trust worthy and detail-oriented indi- viduals that can work independent y and as part of a team. A Dre-securitv clearance and contact telephone number are a must for this position. No exceptions. Call for an appointment if interested. Please complete and answer all ques- tions in our application, an incomplete application will not be considered. Please faX your application to our of- rice. (a copy of two (2) of your identi- fication cards; Social Security card, U.S. Passport or New Mexico ID will be required if employment is offered). Any questions or concerns, please call the office be?Neen 10:30 a.m.-- 3:00 p.m. and please indicate your interest for a position in Lordsburg, NM. Aseo, Inc. is an Eel ual Opportunity Employer. Aseo, Inc. 7227 Dale Road El Paso, TX 79915 (915) 772-6776 www.aseo81 .cam ltpcc CottO C t%r 11 5 acres of water rights in the Animas Basin 140+ acres w/water rights, wells and buildings. NEW LISTING! * 206 W. 3rd Street. 2 BR, 1 Bath. REDUCED PRICE! * 509 W. 5th Street. 3BR, 2 Bath, 1400+sq ft * 2.7 Acres of C0mmecrcial property on East Motel Drive near Pilot. Great Location. * Corner of Pyramid & 2nd St., 2368 sq. ft. C0mmerciai/Residential. Great Location. Kelly Paterson Jody Hatch, Broker 575-640-7150 Associate Brokers: Richard Chaires 575-640-6998 575-574-0283 George Jackson 575-538-1144 lenge. PUBLIC NOTICE OF A HEARING Silvia Madrid. a ~naster's- Public Notice is hereby given that the level therapist who is clinical di- Zening Commission and the City rector for Border Area Mental Council of the City of Lordsburg wil Health Services (BAMHS), says hold a public hearing on Thursday, many seniors, ages 60 and over. Apdl 8, 2010 at 5:30 p.m. intheCoun- tend to suffer bouts of depression cil Chambers at 409 W. Wabash and anxiety as they experience Street for consideration of approving their first real sense of mortality. a zone variance for the waiver of the "As people reach that point in life where they lose their spouse or a year of a mobilehome from Haman child, retire, or begin experienc- Mata. ing serious physical ailments. /s/Frank Rodriguez, Mayor some of them start to doubt their A2/ge self worth," Ms. Madrid ex- ............................................ plained. " NOTICE OF BID This sense of despair and Public notice is hereby given that the depression can be overcome, Ms. City of Lordsburg will receive sealed Madrid said, with proper coun- bids for: seling and. if needed, the use of 36 -- 3 cubic yard steel refuse anti-depressant medications. containers with plastic lids "Older citizens should also con- FOB-Lordsburg sider socializing with other se- Complete specifications may be ob- niors, possibly at senior centers. tained from: John hill, maintenance or get involved in organized card Supervisor, at 575-542-9301 or. 575- games or book clubs," she said. 313-3905. "The more you are not alone, the Bids will be received until April 28, better." 2010 at 4:00 p.m. at the Lordsburg In 2008. BAMHS provided City Hall,.409 West Wabash Street, mental health services to about Lordsburg, New Mexico 88045. Bids 3,000 unduplicated clients will be opened on April 29tn, 2010. throughout southwest New Mexico. Some 300 of those cli- /s/Frank M. Rodriquez, Mayor ents were aged 55 or older. "In A9/16c almost every case, older clients ............................................ were experiencing depression and PUBLIC NOTICE anxiety," Ms. Madrid said. The City of Lordsburg is in the pro- Although percentages were cess of developing its budget for fis- much less in southwestern New cal year 2010-2011, Budget work sessions are scheduled for the week Mexico, information supplied by of April 5-9, April 12-16, April 19-23 the National Institute of Mental and April 26-30, 2010 from 9:00 a.m. Health (NTMH) shows that l 6 per- tol0:00a.m, each day in the Councit cent of suicide deaths in the Chambers at 409 W. Wabash Street. United States in 2004 were cam- The final budget hearing will be on mitted by persons aged 65 and May 20, 2010. older. Most seniors who commit /s/Frank Rodriguez Mayor suicide are non-Hispanic white A2/9c men, aged 85 and older. "More often than not, de- ............................................ PUBLIC NOTICE pression is most Commonly asso- ciated with suicide in older Regular Meeting adults," she explained. Several Public notice is hereby given that the studies found depression in older regular meeting of the City Council adults is under -recognized and and the Housing Commission of the undertreated. Even more disturb- City of Lordsburg, New Mexico will ing, she added, is that many se- beheldonThursday, April 8, 2010 at nior citizens who die by suicide 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at - up to 75 percent - had. visited a 409 W. Wabash Street. Acomplete physician within a month before agenda will be available 24 hours pnor death." to the meeting. Citing research by noted psy- If you need an accommodation of a chologist/researcher Erik disability to enable you to fully partici- Erikson. Ms. Madrid suggested pate, please contact City Hall 48 hours the most important event at this before the meeting at 575-542-3421. stage in a person's life is coming /s/Frank M. Rodriguez, Mayorto accept one's whole life and re- A2/9c fleeting on it in a positive man- ner. "Erickson believes that older ............................................ NOTIFICATION OF ELECTION adults need to find a sense of ful- CANCELLATION fillment about their lives and ac- Hidalgo Soil and WaterConservation cept death as an unavoidable re- ality. He calls this the 'final life District crisis' where older people begin The canvassing beard for the Hidalgo to reflect on 1/heir life's achieve- Soil and Water Conservation District, ments, whether it is done in a posi- certify that since no more than one tive or negative manner." candidate has filed a declaration of Erickson, she said, describes candidacy for district supervisorpo- a.negative outcome occurring sition #1, #2 and position #5, and there when older individuals are unable being no other questions on the bal- to obtain a feeling of fulfillment lot, the election has been cancelled in and completeness and fall into a accordance with Title 21, Chapter 9, state of depression, despair or Part 2, Section 9, Paragraph E, of the anxiety. '"[tlese seniors are appre- SWCC superwsor election rules, hensive because, in all honesty, Those individuals that have applied they fear death," Ms. Madrid con- for, or received absentee ballots for tinued. "What we do as therapists this election will be contacted by the is help them see the other side of election superintendent, the coin, and emphasize the posi- Date of this certification: Apdl l , 2010 tive accomplishments in their Signed: Sylvia Dominguez lives. We want them to see their whole of life with satisfaction and Signed: Kanzas Massey contentment." She said Erickson Signed:UoydPaynecalls this outcome a "positive A9c resolution" resulting in wisdom. Paying $100lSet "El Paso" plastic gas pump salt & pepper shaker sets in excellent condition. They were given out by the Williams Oil Co in Lordsburg about 1960 Contact J0yce Paul 128 Oakridge Drive ForeSt City, Iowa 50436 Call Collect 641-585-4623 REAL WEST CINEMA Fri Sat & Sun Matinee I:00 Daily 6:45 Fri & Sat Laie 9:15 Frit, Sat & Sun Matinee 1:30 Coming Soon: The Bounty Hunter require home healthcare, and up to l 1.5 percent in elderly hospi- are showing signs of unhappiness tal patients, and despair will encourage them Many health professionals, to talk to their ~hysicians about according to the NMH1 study, seeking mental health care if may mistakenly think that persls- these troubling characteristics tent depression is an acceptable continue for a prolonged period response to other serious illnesses of time." and the social and financial hard- For more information about ships that often accompany ag- BAMHS' rtlental health services. ing. The study noted this miscon- people can contact the agency's caption often contributes to low Silver City outpatient clinic at rates of diagnosis and treatment (575) 388-4412: in Deming, call in older adults. "Untreated de- (575) 546-2174: in Lordsburg, presslon can delay recovery or worsen the outcome" of other ill- (575) 542-9477: and in Reserve. nesses senior citizens are-suffer- (575~ 533-6649. Ruiz, Romero marry March 29 Elias Jr and Sandra Ruiz and Rick and Eloisa Romero are proud to announce the wedding of their children. E.J. and Andrea Ruiz.The couple exchanged vows March 29t" in Las Cruces.The couple plan to make their home in Bamberg Germany where EJ will be sta- tioned with the U.S. Army. Accompanying the bride and groom were Eddie Mercies, Desiree Romero and little miss Devanee Ruiz daughter of EJ and Andrea. STOP LEG CRAMPS BEFORE THEY STOP YOU. Calcet~: is designed to help stop low calcium leg cramps. 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