AARP New Mexico

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JUL 15, 2020
New State Director Has Strong Ties to State

Prior to joining AARP, Sanchez led government and public relations for the University of New Mexico College of Nursing. He has spent his career as an advocate for K-12 education as well as nursing.

“We are excited to have Joseph join AARP New Mexico,” said Kim Adler, AARP Regional Vice President for the West Region. “His varied background will help lead the state office in new directions while building on our existing relationships and continuing the good work the New Mexico team is currently doing on behalf of the state’s 50 plus population.”
JUN 30, 2020
Officials Realize More Needs to Be Done to Protect State's Most Vulnerable People

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, the virus seemed to sweep through nursing homes and long-term care (LTC) facilities leaving, as of June 24, more than 50,000 residents and staff across the country dead from COVID-19.
JUN 30, 2020
AARP is appalled at how the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged nursing homes and long-term care facilities, accounting for almost 40 percent of deaths attributed to the virus, and is demanding Congress take action to better protect residents and staff.
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!
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AARP Hawai`i is holding a free webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. aimed at protecting kupuna from financial fraud and exploitation. Local and national experts on elder crimes will give tips and answer questions on how to protect yourself and loved ones from scams against older Americans.
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The governor is allowing counties to expand early voting and mail-in ballot options for voters
This week, AARP Maine announced our commitment to #ProtectVoters50Plus this election season with a video from our Volunteer State President Pat Pinto, as well as a feature here on our website. Leading up to November, Mainers and all Americans 50+ deserve to vote safely, and candidates need to address the issues that matter to us: Protecting Social Security and Medicare, and lowering prescription drug prices. Learn more at
Campaign to Focus on Protecting 50-plus Voters and Making Their Voices Heard
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New rules will allow voters to safely cast absentee ballots from home during the coronavirus pandemic
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