Making Your Hobby a Business Workshops

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Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE and Center for Women’s Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a series endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your …

Free Screening of Hands of Stone on August 22

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AARP invites you and a guest to a free screening of Hands of Stone, starring Edgar Ramirez and Robert DeNiro.  The movie starts at 7:00 pm on Monday, August 22, at the Cinemagic & IMAX in Hooksett.  Tickets are limited so reserve your seats today! Hands of Stone follows the life of Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez), the Panamanian fighter who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16-year-old and retired in 2002 at the age of 50.  In June …

AARP Gives “Champion of the 50+” Award to Senator Ayotte

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Today, AARP announced US Senator Kelly Ayotte as a recipient of the 2016 “Champion of the 50+” legislative leadership award for her significant achievements during the 114th Congress that benefit the lives of the 50+ and their families. Senator Ayotte received her award for improving the lives of family caregivers by founding the bipartisan, bicameral Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Congressional Caucus and supporting legislation to help family caregivers. “The work Senator Ayotte has done to improve the lives of Granite …

AARP Launches Finance & Retirement Digital Magazine

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Take control of your finances with AARP The Magazine’s Special Edition Finance & Retirement Issue!  The NEW digital magazine offers reliable instructions on making financial decisions related to retirement and provides an enhanced experience via interactive content and features. “AARP is offering its members a valuable resource filled with the best advice from industry experts to help them make educated financial decisions as they plan for retirement,” said Jean Chatzky, AARP’s Financial Ambassador. “I’m thrilled to offer my tips and guidance throughout this digital magazine in my continued work with AARP to provide the …

Inaction could cost future retirees 25% of their of Social Security check

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New analysis conducted by AARP shows that 784,000 Granite State workers who are paying into Social Security today stand to lose 25 percent of their benefits if the President and Congress don’t act. While the revenue shortfall faced by the Social Security system that could result in cuts is not imminent, the Social Security Trustees reported in June that across-the-board cuts of nearly 25 percent would take effect in 2034 if no action is taken. “Doing nothing is not an …

Family Conversations with Older Drivers

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Join us on Thursday, September 15 for We Need to Talk, a program developed to offer tips, guidance, and resources to family members who are planning sensitive conversations with their loved ones regarding safe driving. We Need to Talk is based on information created jointly by The Hartford (Insurance Group) and MITAgeLab. The main topics of the program include: Driving and the emotions with limiting or giving up driving; Learning how to observe and document safe driving skills; Developing and discussing alternatives to …

Survey Says Unwary Consumers at Risk on Public Wi-Fi Networks

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A new survey from AARP says busy consumers relying on the convenience of public wireless networks to keep up-to-date on email, social networks, shopping and even their finances often put their sensitive personal information at risk. The AARP Fraud Watch Network today launches a “Watch Your Wi-Fi”  campaign to educate Americans about Wi-Fi hazards and how they can protect themselves.  As part of the campaign, AARP has also begun encouraging businesses that maintain free wireless networks for their customers to …

AARP members receive $7 tickets to Craftsmen’s Fair

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It wouldn’t be summer in New Hampshire without the 83rd Annual Craftsmen’s Fair – August 6 through 14, 2016 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.  AARP members receive a $7 ticket – at the gate or online – with their membership card.  To receive the discount when ordering online, use the code FAIR2. Don’t miss this fun, festival-like atmosphere with shopping, entertainment and interactive activities for all ages.  Shop for one-of-a-kind crafts from 350 craftspeople, get inspired and explore …

Get the Most Out of Your Smartphone Workshops

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Look what’s coming to Concord and Manchester:  FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their smartphones.  It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four workshops offered on three dates – August 10, 17 and 22 – at a variety of times.  Registration is required.  Register online or by calling 1 866 591 8105. Featured workshops …

Free Family Caregiving Events in Concord

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It’s a CAREversation:  a free family caregiving event! Join AARP in Concord for an engaging, interactive conversation about family caregiving.  Connect with other family caregivers around your table as you enjoy complimentary food and drinks. Register today for one of four events on August 9 and August 20 at the Grappone Conference Center.  Learn how to build a caregiver support network, tips to care for youself, and where to find local resources. Events are free but space is limited to …