AARP New Mexico

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SEP 2, 2021
This September, AARP New Mexico welcomes the fall edition of “New Mexico’s Hidden Treasures: A Look at New Mexico Arts and Culture. The virtual series, offered on AARP New Mexico’s Facebook page, takes a look at art and other cultural aspects of what makes New Mexico so unique and interesting.
JUL 29, 2021
By this time next year, New Mexico workers will have paid time off regardless of their circumstance. Part-time, full-time and temporary workers will all begin to accumulate paid time off thanks to a piece of legislation passed this year and signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham.
AUG 5, 2021
AARP New Mexico recently announced that five New Mexico organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide.
JUL 30, 2021
AARP New Mexico encourages residents who are struggling to afford high-speed internet to look into the recently launched Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program. The EBB is a $3.2 billion Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help Americans access the affordable, high-speed internet they need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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!
Standing out in today’s job market can be tough. Learn how to stay competitive and put your best foot forward with tips from our Online Career Expo.
Members Of The Navajo Nation Get COVID-19 Vaccinations
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
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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Soon, New Mexican workers will no longer have to go to work when they are sick, thanks to a new law.
Talking and working on the computer
Long before the pandemic hit, New Mexico leaders were aware the State’s high-speed internet, or broadband system, needed work. Some areas still have no internet access at all while others have it but it is either slow or unreliable. However, as the state went into lockdown last March and people began working from home; using more telemedicine; home schooling and trying to stay connected to loved ones; those issues were exacerbated and underscored. The need to fix them became more urgent.
AARP New Mexico seeks applications for a new State President, a volunteer position that helps guide the work that AARP does in the state.
Staying mentally active and engaged in their senior years
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. 
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.
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
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