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Find resources that will help you keep connected even from home.

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Like us on or subscribe to our YouTube channel to find even more virtual programming--from BINGO to fitness activities to dancing lessons. 

Work for Yourself at 50+

Interested in starting your own business? The AARP Foundation holds regular "Work for Yourself@50+" webinars and workshops, and has a variety of resources to help you get started. Visit to find upcoming workshops and to learn more. 

Digital Literacy

Learn to use a computer or improve your skills for free through a partnership between Senior Affairs and Adelante DiverseIT. 

Click here to view Adelante DiverseIT's instructional videos to learn about Setting Up Your Computer, Avoiding Email and Text Scams, and more.

One-On-One Tech Training

Teeniors® are tech-savvy teens and young adults who help seniors learn technology through one-on-one, personalized coaching. Now in collaboration with the City of Albuquerque, they are offering tutoring via phone and video calls to help you with your electronic devices at no cost! Whether you have questions about your cell phone or computers, or want to learn how to text, video call, share pictures, download Netflix, order groceries online, navigate the internet, or anything else--you can contact Teeniors directly to set up your free session: [email protected] or 505-600-1297. Learn more:

Zoom Help

For information on how to use Zoom, download this PDF document. In addition, you can find useful tips on Zoom's website.

Blood Pressure Resources

The YMCA's Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Program helps participants reduce blood pressure and develop healthier eating habits, and the registration fee is waived for February. Download the flyer here. The YMCA is also holding a Heart Healthy Nutrition Series through May 2021, featuring one-hour virtual seminars. Download the flyer with registration information here.

To learn more about how to reduce blood pressure and maintain a healthy heart, click on the titles below to view information provided by the American Heart Association:

8 steps to Prevent Heart Disease 
Blood Pressure Measurement Instructions / Instrucciones para medir la presión arterial
Ways to Reduce Blood Pressure / Cómo bajar la presión arterial
What is High Blood Pressure? / ¿Qué es la presión arterial alta?

Falls Prevention Fridays 

The pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. The Department of Senior Affairs and New Mexico Adult Falls Prevention Coalition are committed to empowering all older adults to reduce their risk of falls. Below are links to a series of free virtual events that were held in September so you can learn how you can reduce your chances of a fall and improve your balance.

“Prevent the Shuffle, Improve your Balance.”
Learn about risk factors for losing your balance, why some people develop a shuffling walk as they get older, and what you can do to feel steadier on your feet.
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“Taking Care of Your Feet to Prevent Falls.”
You will learn and practice how to check your feet for problems. Also, we will review how to select shoes that help you stay steady.
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Download a flyer with foot and ankle exercises
Download a flyer with intrinsic foot exercises
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“Keep Moving, Stay Independent.”
Learn about evidence based programs that help you build strength and balance.
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“Home Safety with HEART from before a fall to after.”
Home safety is critical for HEART which is a division of Albuquerque Fire Rescue offering home modification, fall prevention/recovery classes and minimal case management to help Albuquerque residents thrive. HEART will discuss the roles of the individual to help prevent a fall, but when a fall does happen what to have available when 911 is called and the steps that are recommended after.
View a recording of this presentation here

City of Albuquerque Virtual Activities

Even if you’re still choosing to avoid busy places, you can stay connected to art and education through online resources. The ABQ BioPark is brings the Aquarium, Zoo, Tingley Beach and Botanic Garden right to your living room by sharing videos and photos of what's going on at their facilities each day on their Facebook page: In addition, the Albuquerque Museum provides podcasts, virtual tours, downloadable coloring pages, and more at The Albuquerque Sunport has an impressive art collection, which you can view online at

 Covia Resources

Keep learning, engaging and chatting with others through Covia’s online and telephone-based programs.

  • Well Connected is a community made up of participants, staff, facilitators, presenters, and other volunteers who care about each other and who value being connected. All groups are accessible by phone from wherever you are at no cost to you.
  • Well Connected Español es una comunidad compuesta de participantes, empleados, facilitadores, presentadores, y otros voluntarios que se preocupan por los demás y que valoran estar conectados. Todos los grupos son accesibles por teléfono o computadora desde cualquier lugar sin costo alguno.

Lower Body Workout Video

Balance Video


Stretching Video

Zumba Video


Warm Up Video

Upper Body Workout Video