Special Deals at Manchester Community Music School

Posted on 05/26/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community | Local Resources Have you always wanted to learn an instrument? AARP New Hampshire is unveiling a new local offering with the Manchester Community Music School. AARP members and a guest will receive a six-session trial lesson package and three months of an instrument rental for $225.00 (a discount of $52.00).  The Manchester Community Music School is changing lives through the power of learning, sharing and making music. They have earned two major statewide awards for music education excellence: “Champion in Action for …

Take Charge of your Retirement

Posted on 05/19/2015 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 …

Help for Caregivers is a Win-Win

Posted on 05/18/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving Help for caregivers is on its way January 1, 2016!  The CARE Act – Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable – is heading to Governor Hassan’s desk this week for her signature. The lead sponsors were Senators Nancy Stiles (R), Dan Feltes (D), Martha Fuller Clark (D) and Representative Susan Emerson (R). The bill garnered unanimous bipartisan support. This was made possible due to negotiation and cooperation among sponsors, supporters and stakeholders such as the New Hampshire Hospital Association and New Hampshire …

Recognize an Exceptional New Hampshire Volunteer

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Volunteering Know an extraordinary volunteer age 50 or older?  Show your appreciation by nominating him or her for this year’s AARP New Hampshire Andrus Award for Community Service. AARP’s most prestigious New Hampshire volunteer award recognizes individuals who are sharing their experience, talents, and skills in ways that significantly enrich the lives of others.  Nominees for the Andrus Award must meet the following eligibility requirements:   Nominees must be 50 years or older. The accomplishments, achievements, or service on which the nomination …

Grow Local! Give Local! Near You!

Posted on 05/15/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

About AARP | Community | Local Resources A new program offered by AARP will help provide the opportunity for AARP Members (and those who choose to become members) who own small, local businesses to provide discounts and offers to other AARP Members and their families in Manchester, NH while supporting a local non-profit. AARP Member to Member Local Offers will bring together small business owners who are AARP members and customers who are also members.  Participating businesses–which must be brick and mortar stores, no larger than a 10-store …

May 17 is AARP Day at Five Seacoast Wineries

Posted on 05/13/2015 by | AARP New Hampshire | Comments

Community | Events Back by popular demand:  AARP Day at five New Hampshire wineries.  It’s all on Sunday, May 17 and five seacoast-area vineyards will offer free tastings – and other freebies – for AARP members and their guests.  Last year’s festivities were fun and fabulous and you asked for a repeat performance.  You spoke and we listened!    Here’s the line-up of participating wineries and what they offer.  Hours vary slightly so you’ll want to plan accordingly.   (Jewell Towne Vineyards requires reservations.)  Before …