— Starting next April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will begin issuing Medicare cards that do not display Social Security numbers. New beneficiaries will get the modernized cards first, and then new cards will be issued to existing beneficiaries. This change presents an opening to scammers. If you get a call claiming to be from Medicare asking you to confirm your Social Security number for the new card, this is a scam! It is also a scam if you …

— Exploring the possibility of turning your hobby into a business? Join AARP New Hampshire, Small Business Administration, SCORE  and Center for Women’s Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University  and find out how! Industry leaders will walk you through the steps to think about if you’re interested in making your hobby a business, including: Is your product or service marketable? How do you move beyond a fun pastime to a serious endeavor? What are the critical steps in building your …

— 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.  Put your best foot forward …

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— This spring, AARP New Hampshire is offering our popular Life Reimagined Check-Ups in several Granite State locations:  Portsmouth, Manchester, Keene, Dover, and Concord. Whether you are looking to change careers or design your dream vacation, Life Reimagined can help you begin the process of making it happen! “Whether you want to start a new career, build a new business, or live your dream life, Life Reimagined Check-Ups can provide real help to pursue your possibilities and connect with a community …

— 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 …

— Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd …… It’s AARP Day at the Fisher Cats on Tuesday, June 20 when the New Hampshire Fisher Cats take on the Harrisburg Senators, the Double-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.  Games are held at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium at One Line Drive in downtown Manchester. A special ticket price of $28 for AARP members and their guests includes a New Hampshire Fisher Cats game ticket …

— Looks what’s coming to Nashua on May 13:  FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their iPads. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four different workshops, all offered on May 13.  Registration is required.  You can register online or by calling 1 866 591 8105. Featured iPad workshops include: Intro to iPad:  Beginner Workshop …

— Looks what’s coming to Concord on May 10:  FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their iPads. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four different workshops, all offered on May 10.  Registration is required.  You can register online or by calling 1 866 591 8105. Featured iPad workshops include: Intro to iPad:  Beginner Workshop …

— Caring for a friend, family member or loved one?  You’re not alone. There are more than 42 million family caregivers in the United States and more than 173,000 in New Hampshire, providing care for aging parents, spouses, friends or other loves ones, enabling them to live independently in their own homes. Join us for a CAREversation, a free family caregiving event in Concord (May 11), Nashua (May 16) or Manchester (May 20).  The facilitator-led roundtable discussion will help you: Discover …

— Winters in New Hampshire can be long and when the weather breaks, it’s nice to be able to get outside and enjoy the outdoors.  And some exercise! That is why AARP New Hampshire is hosting free miniature golf on Friday, May 19, from noon to 3:00 pm.  All the activities take place at Chuckster’s Family Fun Park on Route 4 in Chichester. Rain or shine, AARP members (and one guest per member) can join the miniature golfing fun for one …