AARP New Hampshire Releases Nonpartisan Voters’ Guides

Posted on 09/25/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press 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 …

New Hampshire Receives Low Scores on Long-Term Care System

Posted on 06/19/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press New Hampshire ranks #46 when it comes to offering services that help keep people in their homes and communities as they age. AARP warns more must be done to change our long-term care system in order to give people the care they want and need, in the setting of their choice, at a lesser price. Nearly all – 94% — of New Hampshire residents say they want to age at home, and not a nursing home.  Raising Expectations 2014: A …

Todd Fahey Appointed State Director

Posted on 04/18/2014 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press AARP New Hampshire, with its 228,000 members, announces the appointment of Todd Fahey to the position of State Director.  Fahey , a New Hampshire native, will provide strategic guidance to staff and volunteers, give leadership to advocacy teams, and establish and maintain networks with the business community, nonprofit sector as well as state and local government officials throughout New Hampshire.  Nearly one in six Granite Staters are AARP members.  “After practicing law for many years, I look forward to the …

Expanding Medicaid: A Prescription for Better Health for Midlife Adults

Posted on 12/31/2013 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press Dick Chevrefils, volunteer State President of AARP New Hampshire, offers these thoughts on why expanding Medicaid is good for New Hampshire and midlife adults. We finished a special session of the New Hampshire legislature in November where we came close to reaching an agreement on expanding Medicaid.  While AARP applauds the efforts made to reach an agreement and the recognition that we need to do something, it is not enough to merely say something needs to be done. For every …

AARP New Hampshire is Searching for a New Leader

Posted on 12/19/2013 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press AARP is now accepting applications for New Hampshire State Director.  The current State Director, Kelly Clark, has been promoted to the position of Northeast Regional Vice President for AARP which created this vacancy.   As the leader of the AARP New Hampshire team, the State Director manages a successful strategic business unit, AARP programs and services, and a cadre of engaged volunteers that enable AARP to achieve its objectives on behalf of those 50+ and their families.    The State Director: Provides …

AARP’s Barry Rand Speaks out on Nelson Mandela

Posted on 12/6/2013 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Press AARP’s CEO Barry Rand speaks out on the death of Nelson Mandela: The world lost one of its most courageous and righteous leaders yesterday with the passing of Nelson Mandela.  Mandela, who was imprisoned for fighting against Apartheid in South Africa only to later become that country’s first elected president once Apartheid ended, dedicated his life to fighting for social justice and economic equality. My wife and I had the opportunity to meet Mandela on a trip to South Africa …