— Musical theater fans take note: Manchester Choral Society has a treat for you as they perform a full orchestra concert version of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide.  AARP members and their guests receive a $7 off discount with two performances to choose from! Throughout the 1950s, composer Leonard Bernstein worked to adapt Voltaire’s 1759 novel Candide into a musical.  The novel is a satirical story in which the characters, regardless of social or financial status, suffer unimaginable hardship.  Through comedy and Bernstein’s music, its message is that one …

— Do you have ideas on how to make Southern New Hampshire communities more age friendly for all members?  AARP is collaborating with The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) to work on just that, as part of a “Becoming Age-Friendly” program. The concept of an age-friendly community is in part about adopting such features as: ·         Safe, walk-able streets ·         More housing and transportation options ·         Access to key services ·         Opportunities for residents to participate in community activities So …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2017’s “Walk for your Health Program.”  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series will run from Monday, April 17 – Friday, June 23, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first …

— Eveleen from Goffstown talks about the American Health Care Act and its negative impact on older Granite Staters.  Here’s what she has to say: I can’t turn on the television or radio – or open a newspaper – that doesn’t have some type of story regarding the ‘repeal of Obamacare’ and its replacement with the American Health Care Act.   This is very alarming to hundreds of thousands of Americans – who may lose the healthcare benefits they currently have, or …

— It’s almost time to put winter behind us and shift gears to spring, and – dare we say it – summer activities!  AARP is offering four activities in collaboration with the Massabesic Audubon Center from April through June.  Whether you are exploring the importance of honeybees, relaxing to folk music, or walking through Battery Point Peninsula, you won’t want to miss the fun! All events take place at the Massabesic Audubon Center, located at 26 Audubon Way in Auburn, NH.  Find …

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— Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft.  One way to do this is to dispose of your personal information securely.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and Bank of New Hampshire have teamed up to offer six shred-a-thons at these …

— Do you have ideas on how to make Southern New Hampshire communities more age friendly for all members?  AARP is collaborating with The Southern New Hampshire Planning Commission (SNHPC) to work on just that, as part of a “Becoming Age-Friendly” program. The concept of an age-friendly community is in part about adopting such features as: ·         Safe, walk-able streets ·         More housing and transportation options ·         Access to key services ·         Opportunities for residents to participate in community activities So …

— Enjoy the classic Saturday Night Fever based on the film made famous by John Travolta’s moves and The Bee Gees’ tunes when it comes to the Palace Theatre, located at 80 Hanover Street in Manchester, from April 14 – May 6!  AARP members, their families and guests receive a $10 discount on Adult tickets. Tony Manero is a Brooklyn teenager coping with the harsh realities of becoming an adult.  His one escape is on the dance floor of a local disco club.  …

— In the Digital Age, success can hinge on the movement of a mouse and the click of a button! Join AARP for a free interactive workshop, Job Search in the Digital Age.  Learn about the newest and best websites and apps for the job search so you can search like a digital champ! Enjoy complimentary light snacks and beverages while you learn important tips about how to network online and get noticed by hiring managers. Date: Tuesday, March 21 Session …

— It’s a CAREversation:  a free family caregiving event! Join AARP in Greater Manchester and connect with other family caregivers around your table in an engaging, interactive conversation about family caregiving. A group facilitator will help guide your conversation around such topics as how to build a support network, offer tips on caring for yourself, and share information on finding local resources.  Plus, you’ll enjoy complimentary food and drinks. Seats are limited for this free event, so reserve your spot today!  …