The health care bill and its effect on Granite Staters

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Eveleen from Goffstown talks about the American Health Care Act and its negative impact on older Granite Staters.  Here’s what she has to say: I can’t turn on the television or radio – or open a newspaper – that doesn’t have some type of story regarding the ‘repeal of Obamacare’ and its replacement with the American Health Care Act.   This is very alarming to hundreds of thousands of Americans – who may lose the healthcare benefits they currently have, or …

Fight Fraud – Shred Instead

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Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft.  One way to do this is to dispose of your personal information securely.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and Bank of New Hampshire have teamed up to offer six shred-a-thons at these …

Open House and Fraud Prevention Demonstration in Keene

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You’re invited to an open house and fraud prevention demonstration in Keene!  It’s all on Friday, March 17 at the People’s United Bank, 122 West Street, between the hours of 11:00 and 1:00. AARP Fraud Watch Network  and People’s United Bank  have teamed up and will unveil a unique, interactive kiosk designed to educate people on staying safe from frauds and scams.  The kiosk features a tablet preloaded with a specially developed app that allows users to quickly and easily …

Job Search in the Digital Age Workshops in Manchester

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In the Digital Age, success can hinge on the movement of a mouse and the click of a button! Join AARP for a free interactive workshop, Job Search in the Digital Age.  Learn about the newest and best websites and apps for the job search so you can search like a digital champ! Enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages while you learn important tips about how to network online and get noticed by hiring managers. Date: Tuesday, March 21 Session …

Free Family Caregiving Event in Manchester

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It’s a CAREversation:  a free family caregiving event! Join AARP in Greater Manchester and connect with other family caregivers around your table in an engaging, interactive conversation about family caregiving. A group facilitator will help guide your conversation around such topics as how to build a support network, offer tips on caring for yourself, and share information on finding local resources.  Plus, you’ll enjoy complimentary food and drinks. Seats are limited for this free event, so reserve your spot today!  …

Get the Most Out of Your iPad

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Looks what’s coming to Manchester on March 15:  FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their iPads.  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 different workshops, all offered on March 15.  Registration is required.  You can register online  or by calling 1 866 591 8105. Featured iPad workshops include: Intro to iPad:  Beginner Workshop …

Survey Identifies Common Traits in Victims of Investment Fraud

With Americans losing tens of billions of dollars annually to investment fraud schemes, what mindsets and behaviors are common among those who fall victim? A new survey by the AARP Fraud Watch Network  finds that the most susceptible typically exhibit an unusually high degree of confidence in unregulated investments and tend to trade more actively than the general investor population.  More of the investment scam victims also reported that they value wealth accumulation as a significant measure of success in …

Medicare Vouchers: A Bad Idea for Granite Staters

AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey highlights why Medicare vouchers are not the right fix.  Here’s why: Proposals to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take health care in precisely the wrong direction – pushing up costs for current and future retirees — and eroding protections that Americans have earned through many years of hard work and taxes.  Yet, in a short-sighted attempt to save money, vouchers are being promoted on Capitol Hill as an answer to rising …

Medicare is a Promise We Need to Keep

At AARP, we believe Medicare is a deal with the American people that must not be broken. Thankfully, President Trump repeatedly said during his historic campaign that he would not allow changes to this popular program.  “I am going to protect and save your Social Security and your Medicare,” he told voters. “You made a deal a long time ago. “ Older voters were instrumental in electing President Trump and the Republican Congress. Now those voters are counting on Congress …

A Christmas Carol Returns to The Palace

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You’ll be saying “Humbug” too if you miss Scrooge and Tiny Tim in this holiday classic. The Palace Theatre  tradition continues with Charles Dickens’ classic story of Scrooge and Tiny Tim.  And AARP members and their guests receive a $10 per Adult ticket discount.  The discounted performances of A Christmas Carol will be held December 2 through December 23 at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street, in downtown Manchester.  Performances will be held at both 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Known …