AARP Foundation Tax Aide To Provide Free Assistance Beginning in Feb. 2014

Posted on 01/17/2014 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45thyear, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.   “Tax Aide provides a valuable service to people who might have trouble filing a basic return …

AARP NM Members Can Meet the Isotopes’ Orbit

Posted on 08/12/2013 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources Did you miss AARP New Mexico Day at the Isotopes Ballpark Sunday? Well AARP members can still enjoy a little baseball, Wednesday, Aug. 14th. AARP Members can  receive a buy one, get one free ticket to the Isotopes game against the Salt Lake Bees. Members simply show their AARP membership card at the box office to get the discounted tickets. Also members are invited to a meet and greet with Orbit, the Isotopes mascot, at 5:30 p.m.       Photo Caption: …

Learn More About the AARP Information Center at Special Open House

Learn More About the AARP Information Center at Special Open House

Posted on 07/26/2013 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources Many people don’t realize that AARP has a local presence here in New Mexico through the State Office in Santa Fe and the AARP Information Center in Albuquerque. Learn more about what the Information Center has to offer during an open house, Tuesday, July 30th,  1930 Juan Tabo NE Suite J, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. “The Information Center is another way we can put valuable resources in the hands of our members and the public in general,” said Bert Benedick, the …

Lend Your Voice to Strengthening Social Security, Medicare at Local Town Halls

Lend Your Voice to Strengthening Social Security, Medicare at Local Town Halls

Posted on 05/14/2013 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources AARP New Mexico will continue its efforts to make your voice heard in the discussions surrounding the future of Medicare and Social Security through a series of Town Hall meetings being conducted around the state throughout the summer and continuing this fall. “Politicians in Washington continue to look at cutting benefits for Social Security and Medicare as a means to reducing the deficit,” said Gene Varela, AARP New Mexico State Director. “AARP believes that the people who have paid into …

SBA, SCORE and AARP Team Up to Train 50 Plus Business Entrepreneurs

SBA, SCORE and AARP Team Up to Train 50 Plus Business Entrepreneurs

Posted on 04/9/2013 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources AARP New Mexico is teaming up with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and SCORE Albuquerque. The SBA and SCORE will host an “encore entrepreneur” event in Albuquerque, April 17th, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the SBA office, 500 Gold Ave. SW, Suite 11301. Participants must register at http://albuquerque.score.org/localworkshops or by calling 505-248-8232.  The event will feature representatives from the Albuquerque SCORE and AARP chapters as well as SBA personnel to explain to potential business owners the counseling …

Volunteers Sought to Help Individuals Manage Monthly Bills

Volunteers Sought to Help Individuals Manage Monthly Bills

Posted on 04/9/2013 by | AARP New Mexico | Comments

Local Resources Did you know that there are low-income older adults and people with disabilities right in your own community who need your help to remain independent? If you could volunteer a few hours of your time each month, you could enable them to remain independent and in their own homes. For over 30 years, AARP Foundation, AARP’s affiliated charity, has worked with local agencies to provide AARP Foundation’s Money Management Program in communities nationwide. This essential service uses trained volunteers to …