Life Reimagined Check-Ups Across the Granite State

Posted on 08/3/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Local Resources This summer, AARP New Hampshire is offering our popular Life Reimagined Check-Ups in several Granite State locations: East Kingston, Nashua, Keene, Bedford, Gorham, Manchester and Concord. “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 to make it happen,” said Sarah Kelsea of AARP New Hampshire. At these free Life Reimagined Check-Ups, you start where you are in …

Take Control of Your Financial Future

Posted on 07/27/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Finances 50+ | Money & Work Would you like to learn smart money habits? You’re not alone! Over 20 million people 50-plus are overwhelmed by mounting debt, poor credit, and/or lack of savings. Take the first step and learn to better manage your money with AARP Foundation Finances 50+℠ workshops – August 12, 19 and 26 – at AARP New Hampshire in Concord.  Developed with Charles Schwab Foundation, the three-part workshop helps people assess their finances, set goals and become smarter money managers. There’s a mix …

Alzheimer’s Cafes Offered at a Variety of Sites

Posted on 07/27/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Caregiving | Community | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources The following information is being reprinted — with permission — from New Hampshire Union Leader’s Senior News column (July 27, 2015).  Special cafes for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, along with their families, are offered at a variety of sites in New Hampshire. The cafes vary but each offers families a blend of social time and support in safe and relaxed environments.  Bedford: Memory Lane Café at Bedford Hills Center, 30 Colby Court, is offered the …

Outdoor Movies in the Park

Posted on 07/23/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community | Events | Home & Family Lights, Camera, Action! Come on down and enjoy an outdoor screening of your favorite family movie this August. Summer in Manchester would not be the same without the TD Bank Movies in the Park, produced by Intown Manchester, a non-profit organization working in cooperation with the City of Manchester to increase downtown’s competitiveness. So, join the fun in Veteran’s Park, August 20 and 27, from 7:00 to 9:30 pm, in downtown Manchester The movies are free and centered on family-friendly entertainment and …

Men Behind Memory Loss: A Video Story

Posted on 07/22/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Caregiving | Community | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family “All of the sudden you’re thrust into the role. You never expected that, you never thought about it, you didn’t know anything about it – but, there you are.” Woody Sponaugle of Rye — an alum of AARP’s New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program — speaks out about his struggles as a male caregiver and the support he receives from other men in the support group he founded. Congratulations to Woody for his work helping those who care for loved ones with …