Get Tech-Savvy at Free Workshop

Posted on 11/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Home & Family | New Hampshire Wish you knew more about the functions and shortcuts on your smartphone or tablet, and how to tailor it to your needs? A workshop Nov. 18 will help members manage their iPads and iPhones, and the benefits likely will go beyond learning new skills. Research suggests that learning something challenging—from knitting to using a tablet—helps with memory function and information processing. Staying sharp mentally is a top priority for members, according to AARP surveys. Workshop presenter Stacy Dris­coll, founder of …

Rich Crocker Named AARP Volunteer of the Year

Posted on 10/29/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire | Press | Volunteering Born in neighboring Massachusetts, this year’s 2014 Andrus Award winner spent part of his youth “horsing” around……..Which, in translation, means paid work at the Bay State Racetrack in his home town of Foxboro, current home of the New England Patriots! After graduating from University of Massachusetts in Amherst – with a BA in Political Science – Rich Crocker and his wife headed to University of Florida for a PhD program.  After one year, the open road called and they joined …

Create a Masterpiece at a Paint and Sip Session in Manchester

Posted on 10/28/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Uncork your inner artist at a Paint and Sip session! November is National Caregivers Month  and AARP New Hampshire is celebrating all the Granite Staters who help their older family, friends and neighbors live independently at home.  So, we’ve organized a Paint and Sip event in Manchester and invite you to unleash your creative talents! Trained artists will guide you, brushstroke by brushstroke, from blank canvas to masterpiece.  Relax!  You don’t need an ounce of artistic skills.  Art materials and …

AARP Hosts Public Events in the North Country

Posted on 10/27/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Money & Work | New Hampshire AARP New Hampshire returns to the North Country and invites residents to three separate sessions on November 10, 11 and 12 in Shelburne and Gorham.  The educational sessions are free but RSVPs are required.   Event descriptions and details follow: Monday, November 10, 2014 6:00 to 7:30 pm (light appetizers will be served) 10 Steps to Retirement Town & Country Inn; 20 US Route 2; Shelburne, NH RSVP for this free workshop by calling 1 877 926 8300 Certified Financial Planner Steve …

AARP Members Receive Discounts to Michael Feinstein

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire It’s an evening with Michael Feinstein at the Capitol Center for the Arts and AARP members and their guests receive a $5 discount on tickets. The performance starts at 7:30 pm on Friday, November 21 at 44 South Main Street in Concord.  Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer – dubbed The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook – is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards.  A true musical treasure, this singer/pianist captures …

Get Tech Savvy at this AARP Workshop!

Posted on 10/16/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Wish you knew more about the functions and great apps on your iPhone* and/or iPad*?  Wish no more! Attend AARP New Hampshire’s free workshop and learn new and spectacular ways to use your iPad or iPhone.  Find out new ways to keep in touch with loved ones …… how to access free and paid reading materials ….. and review an assortment of apps to make your life easier, such as news, health and games for maintain mental acuity. Research shows …