Sharpen Your Financial Skills

Posted on 11/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events Join AARP at a workshop designed to showcase what savvy people are doing today to ensure the financial outcomes they want for tomorrow.  Whether you are still working – or getting ready to collect Social Security – AARP will introduce you to the tools to help you calculator what you have and what you’ll need.  This free workshop will also help you find real advice about saving more money and cutting down on unnecessary expenses.  Prepare today to experience the …

Member Discounts for Wildcats Games

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

Events AARP members can get discounted tickets to two University of New Hampshire hockey games this fall and will have an opportunity to mix and mingle with other Wildcats fans before the games.  The discount applies to games against the Michigan State Spartans at the Whittemore Center in Durham on Nov. 8 and the University of Maine Black Bears—the Wildcats’ archrival—at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester on Dec. 12. The $14 tickets include a reception with snacks, refreshments and cash …

Get Tech-Savvy at Free Workshop

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

Events 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 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 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 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 …