Take control of your financial future!

Posted on 09/10/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Money & Work | New Hampshire Would you like to learn smart money habits?  You’re not alone!  Over 20 million people 50+ are overwhelmed by mounting debt, poor credit, and/or lack of savings.  Take the first step and learn to better manage your money with AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops  — October 14, 21 and 28 – at Hooksett  Library. “AARP Foundation and Charles Schwab Foundation have developed this three-part program to help everyone with smart money habits,” said AARP New Hampshire Associate State Director for Outreach Sarah …

Want to start or grow a small business?

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | New Hampshire Is starting a small business right for you?  Do you have an idea to start your own small business?  Need basic information on what to do next, understand how much it will cost, and find out where to go for assistance? Then you may want to attend the Encore Entrepreneur Forum sponsored by AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, and Center for Women’s Business Advancement.  Participate in this free 90-minute forum and learn about the first steps in starting or …

Alzheimer’s Cafes Offered at a Variety of Sites

Posted on 09/5/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | New Hampshire The following information is being reprinted — with permission — from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (August 11, 2014).  Special cafes for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, along with their families, are offered at a variety of sites. The cafes vary but each offers families a blend of social time and support in safe and relaxed environments.  Atkinson: Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, hosts an Alzheimer’s Café from 10 to noon the …

Show to Focus on Fighting Fraud

Posted on 09/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | New Hampshire AARP is collaborating with New Hampshire Public Television to broadcast a prime-time show on fighting fraud on Monday, Sept. 15, at 7:30 p.m. As part of the “Changing Aging in the Granite State” series, the program will cover credit and debit card fraud, identity theft, emotional investing, impostor scams, and how to recognize and outsmart scam artists. “Every day, Granite Staters lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams,” said Todd Fahey, AARP state director. “Learning …

Decide. Create. Share.℠ Event for New Hampshire Women

Posted on 08/26/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Money & Work | New Hampshire If you’re like most women, you’re a master planner.  You plan your career, your wedding, your children’s education and social activities, your family vacations and holidays.  Orchestrating so many life events for others can leave you with little time for yourself.  However, planning for your own tomorrow is vitally important.  If you don’t plan for yourself, someone else will plan for you.  AARP’s  Decide.Create.Share.℠ free event is a fun, interactive program designed to help women in their 40s, 50s and …

AARP Members Receive Discounts to America’s Test Kitchen Live!

Posted on 08/26/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | New Hampshire Attention foodies!  America’s Test Kitchen Live with Christopher Kimball is coming to 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 Thursday, October 16 at 44 South Main Street in Concord, with a pre-show reception for AARP members beginning at 6:00.  Join Christopher Kimball in a lively evening exploring PBS Television’s America’s Test Kitchen. The audience will get a behind-the-scenes private tour of the …