AARP New Mexico

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DEC 5, 2022
AARP New Mexico is once again a proud sponsor of the 2022 Alzheimer’s Association New Mexico Chapter Caregiver Conference. This year’s event will feature a special concert by country artist Jay Allen, a previous contestant on NBC’s the voice. Allen's performance is open to conference attendees only but there is still time to register.
OCT 20, 2022
AARP New Mexico is excited to welcome Albuquerque-area caregivers for a night out in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month. “Care to Laugh: A Night of Comedy and Respite Featuring Jesus Trejo,” will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Learn more.
NOV 11, 2022
Absentee ballots are available to all New Mexico residents who request them, and early voting also will be available.
JUL 14, 2022
AARP New Mexico recently announced four organizations throughout the state will receive 2022 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.
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AARP is encouraging New Mexico voters to make their voices heard by casting their ballots in the Tuesday, June 7, primary election.
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AARP New Mexico’s Las Cruces chapter is sharing an overview of outcomes from the 2022 state legislative session and their impact on residents.
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The New Mexico Legislature early Thursday morning, Feb. 17, passed a compromise tax package that included eliminating the tax on Social Security benefits for moderate income retirees. Those earning over $100,000 annually would still be subject to the tax.
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One of AARP’s priority issues for the Session – eliminating the tax on Social Security benefits – has hit several hurdles, despite five different bills being introduced that aim at eliminating the tax in some manner.
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The majority of New Mexico voters, across party lines, support eliminating the state income tax on Social Security benefits, states a new AARP poll of voters age 50 and over. AARP New Mexico is calling on lawmakers to make eliminating the tax a top priority for the New Mexico 2022 Legislative Session.
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AARP volunteers and staff in New Mexico are making their voices heard during the state’s 2022 legislative session, pushing for measures that would improve the lives of older residents. 
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Five New Mexico organizations have received 2021 AARP Community Challenge grants for quick-action projects that improve quality of life for people of all ages.
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Medicare changes every year, which means it can get a little complicated when trying to understand what’s new for you. Join us for a free webinar where we’ll discuss the key takeaways from this year’s Medicare changes and what they may mean for your benefits.
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AARP New Mexico and the city of Las Cruces announced back in June the completion of an AARP Sponsored Outdoor Fitness Park in the city, as a long-term investment in the health of residents. While the park was officially opened for use, because of the COVID-19 pandemic a grand-opening was not done at the time. Now city officials are rectifying that by having on official grand-opening of the park Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 2 p.m. The community is invited to attend and enjoy some fun and light refreshments.  The park is located at 1045 McClure Road.  
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AARP Unveils New Health Benefits Navigator Tool AARP New Mexico will host a special teletown hall focusing on veterans and the issues they and their families face on a daily basis. Special guest, Sonya Smith, secretary for the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services, will join AARP New Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m., to discuss issues the department is working on as well as some of the resources that are available for veterans in New Mexico
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