5 Key Tips to Rev Up Your Upcoming Road Trip

Posted on 06/29/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Home & Family There’s something about the road trip that really speaks to many Americans. It gives them the freedom to travel the country’s highways and back roads to explore new places and familiar destinations. It allows them to taste local food and experience local culture—on their own timeline. And it’s a cost-conscious way to have a truly memorable vacation.   It’s only natural, then, that many people think road trips are the best way to travel. A brand-new survey from AARP Travel, a …

AARP on US Supreme Court Ruling in King v Burwell

Posted on 06/25/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing The following is a statement by AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins on today’s ruling by the US Supreme Court:  “AARP applauds the US Supreme Court’s King v Burwell decision today that allows individuals who purchased health insurance through the federal exchange to continue receiving subsidies to help pay premiums. The Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) goals of improving affordability and removing barriers to access for health insurance have been critical in reducing the number of uninsured Americans. Importantly, for older Americans, …

AARP members save on admission to Craftsmen’s Fair

Posted on 06/19/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events It wouldn’t be summer in New Hampshire without the 82nd Annual Craftsmen’s Fair – August 1 through 9 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.  AARP members receive a $7 admission at the gate when they show their membership card.  Don’t miss this fun, festival-like atmosphere with shopping, entertainment and interactive activities for all ages. Shop for one-of-a-kind crafts from 350 craftspeople, get inspired and explore how design and passion inspire our lives.  The Annual Craftsmen’s Fair is a great learning …

Nashua Student Earns First Place in Essay Contest

Posted on 06/11/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Voters During the 2014-15 school year, AARP New Hampshire and New Hampshire Institute of Politics and Political Library sponsored a 100th Anniversary Essay Contest for public and private high school students enrolled in civics, government or politics courses.  Students were asked to submit an essay about New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary and the important civic role New Hampshire citizens play in nominating our president.  Mary Zhu, a 10th grader studying AP American Government & Politics at Nashua High School South, wrote …

Take Charge of your Retirement

Posted on 06/9/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Money & Work Join AARP New Hampshire on June 23 to learn about crucial approaches to spending, saving, investing, and increasing your income given the systems and safety nets now in place. Build the wealth and financial stability you’ve been dreaming of. You’ll hear from industry thought leaders like our keynote speaker, Jean Chatzky — a financial journalist, author, motivational speaker, and financial editor for NBC’s Today show. Explore individual retirement financing from a historical perspective, learn how prior generations planned for retirement and …

New Study Identifies Challenges for Family Caregivers

Posted on 06/5/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Caregiving The profile of the family caregiver in America is changing as the population ages, according to a new research study from the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. While the “typical” family caregiver is a 49-year-old woman who takes care of a relative, caregivers on the whole are becoming as diverse as the American population. Caregiving in the U.S. 2015 provides surprising insight into today’s family caregivers. The typical higher-hour caregiver (who provides unpaid care for at least 21 hours a …