Spotted a Scam? Tell Us About It!

Spotted a Scam? Tell Us About It!

Posted on 03/4/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources Every 3 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen. That’s why AARP launched the Fraud Watch Network to fight fraud and ID theft and give you access to information to protect yourself and your family.  Help safeguard your community from fraudsters.  Visit the Fraud Watch Network Map to see what’s been reported in your area. Then click the big red button on the right to share scams you’ve spotted with others.  If you haven’t already, sign up for Fraud Watch Network Alerts …

Protect Yourself From Frauds and Scams

Protect Yourself From Frauds and Scams

Posted on 02/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources The con gathers an arsenal of information by being personable and friendly… the logic goes out the window, the emotion kicks in, now I’ve endeared you to me, now I’m no longer the predator on the phone, I’m Jim from New York.” – Jimmy Edwards, The Con Artist’s Playbook  The scam is sometimes deceptively simple, as easy as stealing a credit card offer from your trash. Other times it can be far more complex, like the infamous con preying on …

Simple Exercises to Improve Driver Wellness

Simple Exercises to Improve Driver Wellness

Posted on 02/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources Most people wouldn’t associate driving with exercise. While staying fit is essential to a healthy lifestyle, it is critical to driving safely. This is especially true as we age.  Whether it’s squatting to get into your vehicle, turning your head to check blind spots, or flexing your foot to reach the brake pedal, driving is a full-body activity. According to recent research by The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and MIT AgeLab, four areas of exercise can enhance flexibility …

Stay Ahead of a Changing Driving Landscape

Stay Ahead of a Changing Driving Landscape

Posted on 02/11/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources AARP Driver Safety just got smarter. The AARP initiative that has helped older drivers stay safe, educated and confident behind the wheel since 1979 recently debuted its new AARP Smart Driver™ Course.  Now available throughout New Hampshire, the course is offered in both a classroom setting – led by certified volunteer instructors – and online.   Why should Granite State drivers be interested in refreshing their skills? The driving landscape has changed dramatically in the past 30, 40, 50 and even …

ACA Educational Sessions in a Community Near You

ACA Educational Sessions in a Community Near You

Posted on 12/2/2013 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources There’s a lot to learn about the new Health Insurance Marketplace.  And it can be difficult to figure out what it means for you and your family.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and its corps of volunteer educators are leading free educational sessions across the Granite State. The one-hour sessions – Find Your Way Around the Health Insurance Marketplace – provide an overview of the marketplace, who is eligible, how to enroll, tax credits, and options for those with …

ACA Educational Sessions in a Community Near You

ACA Educational Sessions in a Community Near You

Posted on 11/26/2013 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Local Resources The one-hour sessions – Find Your Way Around the Health Insurance Marketplace – provide an overview of the marketplace, who is eligible, how to enroll, tax credits, and options for those with limited incomes. Check out the list of community events, find a session near you, and come learn about coverage that’s available from the new Health Insurance Marketplace.  These events are free and open to the public.  For additional information on the Affordable Care Act, visit www.HealthLawAnswers.org.  December 2 …