— New Hampshire is one of the oldest states in the country and there’s a lot of work to do to serve AARP members, their families, and the general public.  That’s why AARP New Hampshire is recruiting volunteer activists from across the state to work on a variety of legislative issues – throughout 2018 and beyond – and become a member of our Capital City Task Force. The Capital City Task Force is comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers interested …

—   Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit bureaus, recently announced that a data breach likely compromised the information of approximately 143 million Americans.  The media swirl that ensured has left many people confused and alarmed. What You Should Know As a credit-reporting agency, Equifax collects information about consumers and how we handle our financial obligations. Equifax and other credit bureaus sell this information to lenders and credit-scoring companies to determine our eligibility for loans and lines of credit, …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling a lot of kinds of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. What You Need to Know About Medicare and Social Security When Caring for a Loved One Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, 7:00-7:30 pm ET Learn Medicare basics such as eligibility, enrollment and what’s …

— Back by popular demand: the Annual Enchanted Fall Festival with new skits, more indoor activities, extra pumpkins, and as always – enchanting fun!  But this year, the fun is coming to Concord and doubling up with a second festival day! And AARP members and their guests receive special member prices of $6.50!   Here are the details:   Friday, October 20, 2017 AND Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:00 PM – 8:45 PM McLane Audubon Center 84 Silk Farm Road Concord, NH Directions …

— AARP New Hampshire announces its winner for the first-ever AARP Community Challenge, aiming to create change and improve quality of life at the community level.  The winner in New Hampshire is the Mount Washington Valley Housing Coalition in Conway.  Each project was partially or fully funded through the AARP Community Challenge grant and is set to be completed by November 1, 2017. “Great communities require careful planning and time, but quick action projects such as the one in Conway can …

— Join Marco as he talks about his mother and caregiving in the Latino community Join television personality, public speaker, and activist Marco Antonio Regil for a special Caregiving Q&A on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 8:00 pm ET, as he shares his experience and answers questions about caring for a loved one. When Marco was just 18, his mother suffered injuries in a car accident that left her bedridden for a year. As he took care of her, she became …

— It’s ALL ABOARD! for this saucy and splendid production – Anything Goes – and winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and Choreography. Anything Goes comes to town October 20 to November 11 and AARP members and their guests receive a $10 per Adult ticket discount.  The discounted performances will be held at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street in downtown Manchester.  Performances will be held at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm. The S.S. American is sailing between …

— It’s better late than never to prepare for retirement. Whether you’re still working, retired, or preparing for that encore career, AARP’s Take Charge of Your Financial Future Series will offer you real advice on when to claim Social Security, how to protect and grow your investments, and how to stay safe from frauds and scams. Bring a spouse, partner, or friend and join us for three different interactive 90-minute programs.  Register for one, two or all three!  (You do not …

— The median age of New Hampshire residents is the second highest in the country, after Maine. Most Granite Staters want to keep working after they reach traditional retirement age, and many may have to. In a 2015 AARP survey of residents age 50-plus, only 10 percent planned to retire and never return to work, and 87 percent were concerned about having enough money to live comfortably in retirement. Is work about to become the new retirement? AARP New Hampshire is …

— The Manchester Parks and Recreation’s “Walk for your Health” program is returning for its fall session, and AARP has all the details!  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the crisp air, exercise and meet new friends!  The series will run from Wednesday, September 6 – Monday, November 13, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 AM and beginning from a variety of locations. Participants are welcome to walk …