AARP New Mexico

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JUL 15, 2020
New State Director Has Strong Ties to State

Prior to joining AARP, Sanchez led government and public relations for the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. He has spent his career as an advocate for K-12 education as well as nursing.

“We are excited to have Joseph join AARP New Mexico,” said Kim Adler, AARP Regional Vice President for the West Region. “His varied background will help lead the state office in new directions while building on our existing relationships and continuing the good work the New Mexico team is currently doing on behalf of the state’s 50 plus population.”
JUN 30, 2020
Officials Realize More Needs to Be Done to Protect State's Most Vulnerable People

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, the virus seemed to sweep through nursing homes and long-term care (LTC) facilities leaving, as of June 24, more than 50,000 residents and staff across the country dead from COVID-19.
JUN 30, 2020
AARP is appalled at how the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged nursing homes and long-term care facilities, accounting for almost 40 percent of deaths attributed to the virus, and is demanding Congress take action to better protect residents and staff.
Residents could pay less for prescription drugs, thanks to two new laws.
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Two photographers realize they are victims of an impostor scam targeting industry professionals
This live Q&A event will address how to navigate unemployment, furloughs and manage your career during this uncertain economic time. Get expert advice that can help you understand your benefits, rights and what to expect as physical distancing measures are relaxed and people return to work.
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Joe Scarnici recounts how he was targeted and lost thousands
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Jack sends $19,000 to an attorney thinking he's getting his granddaughter out of jail
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A stolen purse case leads to a nationwide financial fraud crime ring
The decisions you make now could affect what doctors you see, how much you might spend on your health in the future and more. Whether you’re 65 or will be soon, there’s no better time to start exploring your Medicare options.
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An essential worker shares the story of her encounter with fraudsters at a pop-up testing location
1 p.m. ET — Veterans and 7 p.m. ET — Stay at Home with Experts Ty Pennington, Carla Hall & Matt Paxton
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Crooks pretended to be government officials, left threatening voicemails in this elaborate con
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