OCT 20, 2022
AARP New Mexico is excited to welcome Albuquerque-area caregivers for a night out in celebration of National Family Caregivers Month. “Care to Laugh: A Night of Comedy and Respite Featuring Jesus Trejo,” will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. Learn more.
NOV 11, 2022
Absentee ballots are available to all New Mexico residents who request them, and early voting also will be available.
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.
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!
AARP New Jersey Gathers State Leaders and Policy Experts to Discuss a Better Nursing Home Model for New Jersey
AARP New Jersey, national policy experts, state decision makers, advocates and industry representatives gathered today to discuss small house nursing homes as a new model for transforming New Jersey’s long-term care facilities.
AARP Austin in partnership Safe Streets Austin has helped create public spaces designed for residents of all ages, abilities and needs. The "Healthy Streets" initiative, allowed for the closing of a 10-mile stretch of Austin's roads to vehicles so that it would be open to walkers and cyclists. This temporary pandemic closure has now become permanent. AARP continues to fight for a healthier Austin.
Media Advisory: The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) is collaborating with AARP Kentucky, the University of Louisville, and faith communities in Louisville’s 40203 Zip Code to build a community engagement approach addressing longstanding disparities in serious illness. C-TAC is a nonprofit recognized as the voice of the patient and family impacted by serious illness.
Tom Oliver of Bellingham is literally saving lives in his community. Oliver serves as the lead “Project Lifesaver” volunteer for Dementia Support Northwest. Project Lifesaver provides ankle tracking devices for those with dementia, enabling them to be quickly found if they wander away from home by search and rescue teams.The program works with the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Department to bring peace of mind to family caregivers of dementia patients.
Connecticut voters approved a constitutional amendment allowing lawmakers to introduce early voting, and recent laws make it easier to vote absentee.
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