Security Tips From a Voice of Experience

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events | Fraud Frank Abagnale, a security consultant to the FBI for more than four decades, will give an engaging talk on identity theft Oct. 8 in Lebanon, N.H. Abagnale’s colorful past as a con artist in the 1960s inspired the 2002 movie Catch Me If You Can. He has written three books on fraud and identity theft, and has helped some of the largest companies in the world beef up their security against cyber attacks. He will explain how easy it is …

Catch me if you can ……

Posted on 08/31/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events | Fraud Catch the world’s leading expert on outsmarting con artists …… in the Upper Valley. Between the ages of 16 and 21, he successfully poised as an airline pilot, an attorney, a doctor and cashed millions of dollars in fraudulent checks.  He got caught and his exploits were depicted in the movie Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DeCaprio. For over 40 years, Frank W. Abagnale has advised the FBI on how to outsmart con artists. He is one of the …

It’s a Weston Observatory Foliage Viewing!

Posted on 08/20/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Events Manchester Historic Association is back with another opportunity to climb to the top of the Weston Observatory!  And on Saturday, October 3, from 10:00 to 4:00, AARP members and a guest receive $5 off the $10 admission fee!  Normally closed to the public, the Weston Observatory will be open during peak foliage season. Picnic tables are available, so bring a lunch and come enjoy the beauty of foliage while experiencing Manchester’s best-kept secrets! (Unfortunately, the Observatory is not accessible for people in …

September 19 is AARP Day at the Millyard Museum

Posted on 08/19/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community | Events The Millyard Museum, is offering a $3 discount on admission for AARP members and a guest and a special lecture and book signing by Aurore Eaton. Admission on September 19 includes access to all the exhibits as well as the author presentation. Museum hours are 10:00 to 4:00 with the short talk and book signing at 2:15.  The Millyard Museum – at 200 Bedford Street in downtown Manchester – is rich in history. The Museum features the permanent exhibit, Woven in Time: 11,000 years at Amoskeag …

AARP Gives Remarks at Caregiving Bill Signings

Posted on 08/19/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving AARP Remarks at Caregiving Bill Signings: SB187 and SB209 Given by Doug McNutt, Associate State Director for Advocacy August 19, 2015 Thank you, Senator Stiles. These two bills that are being signed today – SB 187 the CARE Act and SB 209 the Uniform Adult Guardianship Protective Proceedings and Jurisdiction Act – are both designed to help family caregivers taking care of loved ones. Caregiving is a major focus for AARP both in New Hampshire and on a national level. …

AARP TEK Launches Online Classroom

Posted on 08/19/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Technology AARP announced the launch of its AARP TEK Academy, a free, easy-to-use online classroom designed to help 50-plus Americans get the most out of technology to connect with family and friends, explore employment opportunities, access health information, enjoy entertainment and more. Located at www.aarptek.org, the site can be accessed from a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops or desktops and offers dozens of tutorials on a range of helpful topics, from social media to staying safe online. AARP TEK (which …