FEB 23, 2021
With the 2021 New Mexico Legislative Session just past the halfway point, a number of AARP New Mexico’s priority bills still have a way to go in order to end up on the Governor’ s Desk. This Session seems to be moving slower than year’s past with only three of the 904 bills introduced making it through both houses, as of Tuesday, Feb. 23. Still it is not unusual for things to start moving quickly in the second half of the Session.
FEB 26, 2021
AARP New Mexico is taking some of today’s trending technology, and getting people’s most burning questions answered through a six-part series that begins Wed., March 3, at 1 p.m.
JAN 25, 2021
The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will be operating this year at various sites throughout New Mexico but service will be limited and the process will look a little different this year. “We know how many people rely on Tax-Aide to get their taxes done so we want to be able to offer this vital service in some capacity even if we can’t get to everyone this year,” said Gene Varela, the New Mexico State Coordinator for the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program.
DEC 21, 2020
AARP New Mexico supports the creation of the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to oversee and monitor prescription drug costs in the state and will work during the 2021 New Mexico Legislative Session to get a bill passed establishing the board.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger New Mexico. We hope you’ll join us!
When documents, records and old keepsakes start to pile up, it can be tough to know when it’s time to toss. Join us and Matt Paxton from A&E’s Hoarders for a free webinar all about decluttering.
When someone demands payment via gift card, that’s when you know you’ve caught a scammer. Join AARP for a free webinar to learn about common scams where gift cards are the currency.
When lawmakers return to Santa Fe this month, they will likely consider budget cuts because of the COVID-19 crisis and the economic downturn.
AARP New Mexico is joining with the Parkinson’s Foundation for a special virtual presentation, Thursday, Dec. 10, on recognizing the early signs of Parkinson’s disease. The free event is from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. MT. “We felt it was important to bring some light to this disease because its progression can develop overtime and the symptoms can vary --- meaning they may be the result of Parkinson’s disease or possibly caused by other issues, so it is important to gather more information,” said Joseph P. Sanchez, AARP New Mexico State Director.
AARP New Mexico is hosting a virtual teletown hall Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., connecting veterans across the state with resources.
AARP New Mexico is encouraging members and others to stay connected and have fun by participating in virtual activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To help people receive all the information they need to vote safely, the AARP Las Cruces Chapter is having a virtual talk with Doña Ana County Clerk Amanda López Askin and will be taking your questions.
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