Discover ‘What’s Next’ with Life Reimagined Checkup

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Home & Family | New Hampshire With a new year on the horizon and resolutions in mind, AARP New Hampshire is offering a free Life Reimagined checkup to help members discover their personal “what’s next.” Life Reimagined offers guidance through a series of simple exercises that evaluate a person’s career, health, relationships and life goals. The program offers tools to help individuals plan their next move, and connect with community resources and other people who can help along the way. “The checkup is a great way …

Sharpen Your Financial Skills

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

Events | Money & Work | New Hampshire 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 …

10 Tips for Caregivers During the Holidays

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

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | New Hampshire During the busy holiday season, family caregivers – over 268,000 right here in New Hampshire – already feel overwhelmed with daily responsibilities, leaving them vulnerable when the stress of the holidays arrive.  Turning to unhealthy behaviors – drinking more eggnog, eating more sweets, getting fewer hours of shut-eye, and forgoing exercise – is not the answer.  AARP’s Amy Goyer, a caregiving expert and caregiver herself, offers this list of helpful tips to help family caregivers come through the holiday season …

Member Discounts for Wildcats Games

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

Events | New Hampshire 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 | Home & Family | New Hampshire 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 | New Hampshire | Press | Volunteering 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 …