Supporting NM’s Working Family Caregivers




Full Event

Highlight Clips

State Senator Michael Padilla provides information about the New Mexico Caregiver Leave Act.
Senator Padilla discusses other legislation aimed to assist family caregivers.
Senator Padilla answers a question about how the caregiver tax credit works.


AARP New Mexico held this Access Live event for members in the state to discuss family caregiving. The call featured AARP New Mexico Associate State Director for Advocacy DeAnza Valencia and New Mexico State Senator Michael Padilla who provided information about the recently passed New Mexico Caregiver Leave Act. Specific topics addressed include compensation for spouses, the federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and how to qualify for caregiver assistance.