About AARP

AARP New Mexico is working right here in our state to help individuals reach their full potential no matter their age. For some people, reaching age 50 isn’t about slowing down. It’s about “Real Possibilities” and shaping their future into their best life ever.
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About 6 in 10 New Mexico residents who work in the private sector do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their employer.
Tomas
HB139 Formally Includes Caregivers in Process When Loved One is Hospitalized
Rep. Armstrong Speaks to AARP
When Betty’s husband suffered from complications during surgery, caring for him also became much more complicated. 
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To recognize their work to support family caregivers in New Mexico, AARP named New Mexico State Sen. Michael Padilla and State Rep. Tomas Salazar as 2014 “Capitol Caregivers”,a bipartisan group of 46 state legislators and three governors from 19 states. These elected officials have advanced policies to help family caregivers who are making it possible for older New Mexicans to live independently at home—where they want to be. 
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Dorothy “Dottie” Hu of Corrales is a force to be reckoned with. She doesn’t just give of her time to others, she ensures that children are taken care of in the most desperate of times and encourages others who might be feeling forgotten or left out, to accompany her on her journey. 
Tax-aide
AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in its 45thyear, is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention those 60 and older.  You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this free service.  
Mary Beavis -- NM Andrus
Mary Beavis, of Albuquerque, has been named AARP New Mexico’s 2013 Andrus Award winner. The award is named for AARP’s founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus and is given to a volunteer who most exemplifies her example and motto of  “to serve, not to be served.”
John Lederer
From time to time, AARP New Mexico seeks to honor individuals who have had a significant impact on making New Mexicans’ lives better by naming them to the Hall of Fame.
Russ and Orbit
Did you miss AARP New Mexico Day at the Isotopes Ballpark Sunday? Well AARP members can still enjoy a little baseball, Wednesday, Aug. 14th. AARP Members can  receive a buy one, get one free ticket to the Isotopes game against the Salt Lake Bees. Members simply show their AARP membership card at the box office to get the discounted tickets. Also members are invited to a meet and greet with Orbit, the Isotopes mascot, at 5:30 p.m.  
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