Caring to Remember: A Screening and Discussion

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

Local Resources 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 …

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

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

Local Resources 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 …

Watch Out For These Holiday Scams!

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

Local Resources 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,” …

Managing Your Utility Bills

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources The following is reprinted with permission of the Office of Consumer Advocate in their newsletter dated October 13, 2014. You may have heard that the price of electricity for this upcoming winter season has increased due to market prices.  Therefore, utilities that buy energy supply in the market have experienced price spikes.  To help manage the increases the Office of Consumer Advocate encourages you to take steps to reduce your electricity usage. Many people have already implemented energy conservation measures, …

It’s Medicare Open Enrollment Time!

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

Local Resources It’s Medicare Open Enrollment, that one time every year where you can make changes to your Medicare plan. From October 15 to December 7, you can review your health and prescription drug plans for 2015.  “Don’t miss this seven-week window to make changes to your insurance coverage,” said AARP New Hampshire State President Dick Chevrefils. “If your health and prescription drug needs have changed, or your current plan has made changes, now is the time to make adjustments.”  During Medicare …

AARP New Hampshire Releases Nonpartisan Voters’ Guides

Posted on 10/8/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources AARP New Hampshire has released voters’ guides featuring positions from US Senate, Congress and Governor – in their own words – on critical issues facing our country and state. The nonpartisan Voters’ Guides highlight views of Shaheen, Brown, Shea-Porter, Guinta, Kuster and Garcia on Medicare, Social Security and saving for the future. Hassan and Havenstein share their views on saving for the future, family caregiving, home- and community-based services, and transportation. Voters of all ages may view the voters’ guides …