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The state agency on aging [aging and long-term services department] shall establish and maintain a comprehensive statewide program designed to meet the social service needs of the state's aged population, including but not limited to the following:
A. strengthen and coordinate services of state and local public bodies for the benefit of the aged;
B. promote the utilization of older persons in all phases of employment;
C. disseminate information to the aged relative to federal, state and local services for the aged;
D. encourage training programs, retraining programs and opportunities for older workers;
E. develop new methods of job placement for older workers;
F. promote public recognition of the advantages of hiring and retaining older workers; and
G. promote and develop programs of community resources and facilities designed to meet the social needs of older persons.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - New Mexico Statutes Chapter 28. Human Rights § 28-4-5. Agency duties - last updated May 06, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nm/chapter-28-human-rights/nm-st-sect-28-4-5/
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