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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.
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The New Mexico Supreme Court is accepting comment on proposed new forms and a rule to assist courts in overseeing guardians and conservators appointed for people who are incapacitated.
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Treasurer Eichenberg, Legislators Salazar, Tallman, Padilla Make List of “Super Savers”
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Due to the threat of a major winter storm hitting New Mexico overnight, AARP New Mexico is postponing its Operation Stop Scams event, offering free document shredding, scheduled to be held at the Santa Fe Place Mall, in Santa Fe, on Saturday, April 29 th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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AARP New Mexico will focus on two main priority bills for the 2017 New Mexico Legislative Session – the first focusing on paid leave for family caregivers and the second will study retirement savings options.
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The AARP New Mexico team will be in the Farmington area, Aug 1 to Aug. 4, joining in the baseball fever that comes along with the AABC Connie Mack World Series, which has called that city home for 50 years.
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While the 2016 State Legislative Session was somewhat anticlimactic -- largely due to revenue projections falling far short of expectations -- several bills supported by AARP New Mexico still managed to make it to Governor Susana Martinez’s desk.
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State Legislators in Santa Fe are facing some difficult financial decisions as budget projections of $232 million in new money have dwindled to $30 million. As the debate gets ready to enter the Senate, AARP New Mexico is watching budget negotiations to ensure that senior services and programs are maintained.
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If you are a family caregiver in New Mexico there is a new law that can help you be included in your loved one’s care when that person is admitted into the hospital. It’s called the New Mexico Lay Caregiver Aftercare Training Act, also known as the CARE Act.
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Medicare and Medicaid will celebrate their 50 th Anniversary Thursday, July 30 th, and the New Mexico Health Care for All Coalition, along with AARP New Mexico and other community partners, is inviting everyone to a special celebration. This free event will take place July 30 th at the Explora Museum, 1701 Mountain Road NW, in Albuquerque, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participants can also visit the museum prior to the event.
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