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 …

Way to Well Heath Tour is Coming to New Hampshire

Posted on 08/21/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | New Hampshire The Way to Well Health Tour  – which travels the country delivering free health tests, education and consultations to adults 18 and over – is coming to Manchester and Nashua! The preventive and early detection health services offered through the tour provide a baseline status of visitors’ overall health. During tour stops, a certified wellness staff administers free health tests and risk assessment that will provide participants with personal health information that may indicate symptoms and potential risks for cancer, heart …

New Report on Family Caregivers

Posted on 08/20/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Health & Wellbeing | New Hampshire The United Hospital Fund and AARP Public Policy Institute issued a report with compelling new evidence that family caregivers who provide complex chronic care to people who also have cognitive and behavioral health conditions face particularly demanding challenges, including high levels of self-reported depression. As a result, a majority of them (61 percent) reported feeling stress “sometimes to always,” between their caregiving responsibilities and trying to meet other work or family obligations.  Adding to the challenge, people with cognitive and …

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

Posted on 08/14/2014 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 …

AARP Celebrates Social Security’s 79th Anniversary

Posted on 08/14/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Advocacy | Money & Work | New Hampshire In celebration of the 79th anniversary of the creation of Social Security, AARP Executive Vice President Nancy LeaMond issued the following statement:  “AARP salutes Social Security, whose growing importance to millions of American families of all political stripes deserves to be celebrated.  Social Security provides earned benefits to approximately 58 million people: 41 million retired workers and their dependents, 6 million survivors of deceased workers (including children), and 11 million workers with disabilities and their dependents.                          “In addition to AARP’s …