Playing at the Palace: Discount Tickets

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

Events | New Hampshire When AARP New Hampshire asked recently which ticket discounts would be popular in the Manchester area, the Palace Theatre topped the list for people 50 and older. Now, AARP members can get $10 off per ticket for themselves and guests for five Thursday-night shows between January and June. They include Broadway classics— West Side Story on March 5, Godspell on April 9 and Les Misérables on May 14—and fresh takes such as The All New Piano Men June 18. That …

Aging Population Source of Economic Growth, Not a Drain

Posted on 12/30/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Money & Work | New Hampshire | Press AARP and Oxford Economics recently released a report on New Hampshire’s “Longevity Economy”  that shows households headed by people 50 and older generate half of the state’s gross domestic product, and over half of jobs and state taxes.  Though only four in 10 of New Hampshire’s population is 50+, they generated $25 billion in consumer spending. “We often hear the aging population is a burden on national and state economies,” said AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey.  “This report …

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

Posted on 12/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | 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 6 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 make it happen,” said Sarah Kelsea, AARP New …

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from ID Theft

Posted on 12/15/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Home & Family | Money & Work | New Hampshire New research shows 10 common mistakes Americans regularly make that increase the likelihood of becoming victims of fraud and ID Theft.  AARP fraud expert Doug Shadel recently interviewed a convicted ID thief who ran up thousands of dollars in fraudulent charges on one woman’s accounts. In chilling detail, “Alice” told him how easy it was to pull off. Here are some ways we leave our sensitive financial and personal data open to the “Alices” of the world.  Using non-locking mailboxes. …

Watch Out For These Holiday Scams!

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

Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work 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,” …

Know Safety, No Accidents: Tips for Driving in Bad Weather

Posted on 12/10/2014 by | AARP National | Comments

New Hampshire By: Julie E. Lee No matter how many years of driving experience you may have, adverse weather never fails to present a wide variety of driving challenges. Snow, ice, fog and early nightfall are just a few of the dangerous conditions you could encounter during the winter months Knowing how to drive safely in harsh weather conditions can protect you, your passengers and your vehicle. Follow these 5 tips for driving in winter weather to help you stay safe on …