Looking for your “what’s next?” in life?

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Woulda, coulda, shoulda ……. We all think about “what’s next?” but often wonder where to start and how to make it real.  That’s why AARP New Hampshire is offering a Life Reimagined Check-Up – on January 6 in Concord.  “Whether you want to start a new career, build a new business or live your dream, Life Reimagined Check-Ups can provide real help to pursue your possibilities and connect with a community to make it happen,” said Sarah Kelsea, AARP New …

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from ID Theft

Posted on 12/15/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | New Hampshire New research shows 10 common mistakes Americans regularly make that increase the likelihood of becoming victims of fraud and ID Theft.  AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel recently interviewed a convicted ID thief who ran up thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges on one woman’s accounts. In chilling detail, “Alice” told him how easy it was to pull off. Here are some ways we leave our sensitive financial and personal data open to the “Alices” of the world.  Using non-locking mailboxes. …

Holiday Visits Provide Opportunities to Check on the Well-Being of Older Relatives

Posted on 12/12/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

New Hampshire By Nicole Duritz I remember visiting a great aunt over the holidays a few years ago and sitting across the kitchen table from her as she was taking her (many) morning medications. As we’re chatting, I noticed her going for the same prescription bottle that she just took a pill from. I asked, “Didn’t you just take that one?” She looked a little surprised and said, “Oh, well, I guess two can’t hurt.” I gently explained that taking her medications …

Watch Out For These Holiday Scams!

Posted on 12/12/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work With shoppers expected to spend $616.9 billion on holiday gifts, scammers are gearing up to rip off unsuspecting consumers. That’s why AARP Fraud Watch Network developed a free, online resource guide so families can protect themselves and those they love from holiday scams. The guide, found at www.aarp.org/holidayscams, focuses on three of the more common holiday scams: online shopping scams, gift card fraud and fake charities.  “It’s the season of giving, but for con artists, it’s the season of taking,” …

Know Safety, No Accidents: Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

New Hampshire By: Julie E. Lee No matter how many years of driving experience you may have, adverse weather never fails to present a wide variety of driving challenges. Snow, ice, fog and early nightfall are just a few of the dangerous conditions you could encounter during the winter months Knowing how to drive safely in harsh weather conditions can protect you, your passengers and your vehicle. Follow these 5 tips for driving in winter weather to help you stay safe on …

Join us for a FREE SCREENING of Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me

Posted on 12/2/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire It’s a holiday treat: a free screening of Glen Campbell….I’ll Be Me, following the last tour of the country music star. The movie starts at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 10 at the Cinemagic & Imax in Hooksett.  Tickets are limited so reserve your seats today.  In 2011, country music star Glen Campbell set out on an unprecedented tour across America. He thought it would last five weeks. Instead, it went for 151 sold-out shows over a year and a half. …