Caring to Remember: A Screening and Discussion

Posted on 01/23/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | New Hampshire | Press We often joke about memory loss but what happens when it becomes more than a senior moment?  What is the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia – on the person, the caregiver, society, and the economy?  And what can we do about it? Join AARP New Hampshire and New Hampshire Public Television for a Caring to Remember Community Conversation:  Wednesday, February 25  6:30 to 8:00 pm  Red River Theatres  11 South Main Street, Concord There will be a 30-minute …

Making a Plan for Your Retirement

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

New Hampshire By Jean C. Setzfand Do you know what your retirement will look like? This might sound like an odd question, but stay with it for a minute. When you’re planning a vacation, I’ll bet you can visualize the whole thing – what city or perhaps beach you’ll be visiting, the weather, the events you’re hoping to fit in. Being able to see your goal makes it easier to put money aside to achieve it. The same holds true for retirement. …

Top Vehicle Technologies for Safer Driving

Posted on 01/12/2015 by | AARP National | Comments

Home & Family By Julie E. Lee When shopping for a new vehicle, there’s a lot more to consider than four-wheel drive and heated seats. With the variety of new tech offerings available in today’s vehicles, now is a good time to reference a recent study conducted by AARP Driver Safety’s partners at MIT Age Lab and The Hartford. The study determined the most helpful vehicle technologies for drivers 50 and older, and how well these technologies meet the unique needs, concerns and …

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

Posted on 01/6/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Money & Work | 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 27 at 6:00 pm — at the Red River Theatres 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 …

Have Your Mid-Life Crisis on January 29 at The Palace Theatre!

Posted on 01/5/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Local Resources | New Hampshire The Palace Theatre – in celebration of its 100th anniversary – is offering AARP members and their guests a $10 discount to Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical.  The discounted performance will be held at Thursday, January 29, 7:30 pm at The Palace Theatre, 72 Hanover Street, in downtown Manchester.   This wacky and fun musical will provide refreshing comic relief to your dread of the infamous “mid-life crisis.” Finding humor in the situations and conditions faced in MID-LIFE, the cast will have you …

Older Buyers Drive State’s Economy

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | New Hampshire Exploding the myth that an aging population is a burden on the economy, a new report shows that Granite Staters age 50-plus make up 39 percent of the state’s population but account for 50 percent of its economic output. Prepared by Oxford Economics for AARP, the Longevity Economy report highlights economic activity supported by consumer spending in households headed by someone 50-plus. In New Hampshire, people 50 and older account for 54 percent of jobs and 57 percent of consumer …