— 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 90-minute 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 …

— Getting calls from debt collectors? They might be fake if the person is trying to collect on a loan you don’t recognize, asks you for sensitive information, or uses threats to try to scare you into paying. Tell the caller you won’t discuss the debt unless they provide a written notice that includes the debt amount, the name of the creditor, and your rights under the federal Fair Debt Collections Practices Act. Never give out or confirm personal financial or …

— Caring for a friend, family member or loved one?  You’re not alone. There are more than 42 million family caregivers in the US and more than 173,000 in New Hampshire, providing care for aging parents, spouses, friends or other loved ones, enabling them to live independently in their own homes. Join us for a free, family caregiving event in Manchester on July 13 and Nashua on July 23.  The facilitator-led roundtable discussion will help you: Discover five key steps to …

— It wouldn’t be summer in New Hampshire without the 84th Annual League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair  — August 5 through 13, 2017 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.   It’s one of the Top 100 events in North America.  And AARP members receive a $9 ticket, at the gate or online, with their membership card.  To receive the discount when ordering online, use the code save2017. Don’t miss this fun, festival-like atmosphere with shopping, entertainment and interactive activities for all …

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—   AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program is looking for a volunteer to fill the role of Communications Coordinator!  Read the position description below and apply on the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide website:     COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATOR POSITION DESCRIPTION Program: AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides free personal income tax assistance and tax preparation to low and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those aged 50 and older.   Purpose of Position: The Communications Coordinator works with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Partnership & Communication …

— Don’t let scammers ruin your summer vacation. One way thieves prey on travelers is through front-desk fraud. Hotel guests receive a call in the middle of the night, supposedly from the front desk. There’s a problem with your payment, the caller says, asking you to confirm your credit card number. Only it’s not hotel staff calling (they’d wait until morning); it’s a scammer using a lobby phone. Never give your account numbers in unsolicited calls; contact the front desk yourself. …

— New Hampshire ranks #47 when it comes to offering services that help keep people in their homes and communities as they age.  AARP warns more must be done – at an accelerated pace – to meet changing demographic demands.  New Hampshire’s long-term care system needs serious overhaul in order to give people the care they want, in the setting of their choices, at a lesser price.  Nearly all – 95% — of New Hampshire residents say they want to age …

— Welcome to 30 Days and 30 Ways!  Throughout the month of June, we’re surprising you with at least one way each day to connect with us, either in the community or from the comfort of your own home! Here’s Week 3 of the festivities!  Check out our blog at the start of each week to learn more!   June 18 – Good happens right here with AARP’s Create the Good.  Whether you have five minutes or five hours, find good that fits you and …

— Buying a gift card for a graduate in your life? Choose wisely. In the store, thieves can remove gift cards from racks, copy the codes, and then dial the number on the back of the card to learn when they were activated and their value for online spending or to clone cards for in-store use. Purchase gift cards directly from a store cashier, customer service counter or the company’s website. The cashier should scan and activate the card in your …

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— Welcome to 30 Days and 30 Ways!  Throughout the month of June, we’re surprising you with at least one way each day to connect with us, either in the community or from the comfort of your own home! Here’s Week 2 of the festivities!  Check out our blog at the start of each week to learn more! June 11 – Want to find out the breadth of our events, activities, advocacy and more!  Check out our AARP New Hampshire blog, bookmark …