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.
JUN 13, 2022
AARP New Mexico officials recently met with representatives from the offices of Senators Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Lujan to highlight the urgent need for Congress to address the high cost of prescription drugs. Both Senators reaffirmed their commitment to working toward lowering drug costs, indicting it is a high priority for them. AARP New Mexico also virtually delivered a petition to the Senators signed by 31,499 New Mexicans calling for Congress to act now and stop unfair drug prices.
JUN 15, 2022
AARP New Mexico seeks nominations for its 2022 state 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 highlight and honor individuals who are using what they have learned in life to make a difference in their communities,” said Joseph P. Sanchez, AARP New Mexico State Director.
SEP 21, 2022
All registered New Mexico voters can request a no-excuse absentee ballot.
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!
How can you build skills that could help you stay competitive in your current job or find a new job?
Join us for this free come-and go-event to explore skill-building resources, connect with peers, and hear tips from employment experts and thought leaders.
How can you who learn who qualifies for Social Security benefits in your family? What will you learn at our webinar?
Join AARP for Part II of our FREE webinar series on Social Security benefits to find out who qualifies in your family and how to make the most of your benefit options.
The New Mexico Aging and Long-Term Services Department is conducting a virtual summer series on Medicare, with the first presentation taking place Wednesday, June 22. The Department’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) will offer New Mexico residents free, expert, unbiased information and assistance with to help with their Medicare decisions by sharing information through these “Medicare 101” workshops.
The annual Silver City Blues Festival is back and in person and AARP New Mexico will once again be a proud sponsor of the event. After two years of a virtual festival during the pandemic, the flagship event in Silver City will be held over Memorial Weekend with in-park festivities, Saturday, May 28, and additional music at the TOAD, which partnered with the city this year.
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