AARP New Mexico to Provide Free Document Shredding in Las Cruces, Santa Fe

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-05-19T21:22:20-04:00">May 19, 2019</time> by AARP New Mexico

 AARP New Mexico in June will once again offer free document shredding in two New Mexico communities as part of its annual Shredfest. The first event will be held June 1 in Las Cruces while the second event will take place June 8th in Santa Fe. “We are really excited to bring this event back for both our members and the general public,” said Gary Williams, AARP New Mexico Associate State Director for Community Outreach.  “We know that shredding your …

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Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-03-12T11:30:00-04:00">March 12, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-03-12T13:34:59-04:00">March 12, 2019</time> by AARP New Mexico

AARP New Mexico is working right here in our state to help individuals reach their full potential no matter their age. For some people, reaching age 50 isn’t about slowing down. It’s about “Real Possibilities” and shaping their future into their best life ever. AARP’s presence in New Mexico is just about that. We work in local communities to make sure senior services are adequately funded. Our staff and volunteers watch utility companies to ensure that any requests for an …

AARP New Mexico’s Indian Market Booth to Feature Visit from Actor Wes Studi, Artwork by Cliff Fragua

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-08-17T14:59:24-04:00">August 17, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

For the third year in a row AARP New Mexico will have a presence at the Santa Fe Indian Market, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 18th and 19th, with some fun and unique events planned at its booth, located near the event bandstand. “AARP has had such an enjoyable time visiting with both the artists and Indian Market’s visitors, that there was no question we’d come back for another year,” said Gene Varela, AARP New Mexico State Director. “Of course we …

UnitedHealthcare Hosts Hay Más Adelante Events Celebrating Health and Wellness

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-08-08T13:55:51-04:00">August 8, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

The Events Will Focus on the Basics of Medicare  Albuquerque – UnitedHealthcare will host Hay Más Adelante, a free health and wellness educational event, in Albuquerque, Saturday, Aug. 11th, to help seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries learn more about Medicare and their health care coverage options. It will be held at the The Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Rd NW, Albuquerque, NM, 87104, with one event starting at 10:30 a.m. and the second at 2:30 p.m. The event — hosted  by …

South Valley MainStreet Earns AARP Community Challenge Grant

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-23T15:37:44-04:00">July 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-23T15:59:03-04:00">July 23, 2018</time> by

Project Among 129 Grantees Across the County AARP announced Wednesday the awardees for its 2018 AARP Community Challenge grant program, which includes a recipient right here in New Mexico – Albuquerque’s South Valley MainStreet. The South Valley Mainstreet focuses on creating community based economic development and revitalization while preserving the South Valley and its traditions. “We are honored, grateful, and excited that AARP is investing in the South Valley community, its people, traditions, culture and history, all with the goal …

Think Biking Might Be the Activity for You? AARPNM Class Helps You Get Started

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-17T16:01:22-04:00">July 17, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-23T13:13:35-04:00">July 23, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

With New Mexico’s sunny skies and wide open spaces, many people think that cycling would be a great outdoor activity but wonder how to get started, what kind of bike to get and how to stay safe. AARP New Mexico Volunteer Joe Abbatacola, an avid bike rider, has created a special free class to address those very questions. Your Road to Health and Wealth … by Bicycle will be offered July  28th in Santa Fe and Aug. 8th in Albuquerque. …

New Mexico Senior Olympic Events Free for Spectators

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-11T17:16:00-04:00">July 11, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-11T17:16:33-04:00">July 11, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

The 40th Annual New Mexico Senior Olympics will be July 18 to the 22 at 18 different locations around Albuquerque. If you’re a sports fan this might be the perfect event for you as the Olympics include a variety of different sports and are absolutely free for spectators. The 2018 Games have a record number of registered athletes: 2052 in-state athletes and 137 out-of-state athletes. More than 500 people have signed up as volunteers to make sure the Summer Games …

AARP New Mexico Seeks Nominees for 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-06-12T12:54:18-04:00">June 12, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/new-mexico/">New Mexico</a></span></div></section> </div>

Award Recognizes Those Who Make a Powerful Difference in their Community  AARP New Mexico is now accepting nominations for its 2018 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors 50-plus New Mexicans who are sharing their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. “AARP New Mexico is excited to shine a light on individuals who are using their talents and experience to make a difference in their communities,” said Gene Varela, AARP New Mexico State Director. …

Conference on Aging Seeks Nominations for Community Service Awards

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-11T12:49:47-04:00">May 11, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-11T12:51:14-04:00">May 11, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

The New Mexico Conference on Aging seeks nominations for its Aging and Community Service Awards to be given out during the 40th Annual Conference on Aging, scheduled August 21 and 22, at the Isleta Hotel and Casino. The deadline for all nominations is June 1, 2018. The awards recognize individuals, organizations and businesses that have made significant contributions to benefit our state, local communities, and older New Mexicans.     Categories and Criteria: Rose Wood Outstanding Older Adult Award Nominees: …

Public Comment Sought on Proposed Forms, rule Changes for Guardians, Conservators

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-05-08T16:09:37-04:00">May 8, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-05-09T12:30:18-04:00">May 9, 2018</time> by AARP New Mexico

The New Mexico Supreme Court is accepting comment on proposed new forms and a rule to assist courts in overseeing guardians and conservators appointed for people who are incapacitated. Several of the proposed forms, if adopted by the Court, will require additional information in reports that conservators and guardians must submit to district courts about a protected person’s finances as well as the individual’s physical and mental health. Other forms are for new bonding requirements imposed on conservators under recent amendments to the Uniform …