AARP Testifies on the New Hampshire Granite Advantage program

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-21T09:28:55+00:00">February 21, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

AARP New Hampshire’s Advocacy Director delivered this testimony yesterday on SB 313, which creates the New Hampshire Granite Advantage program. Members of the Senate Finance and Health and Human Service Committees: AARP has approximately 230,000 members age 50-plus statewide. AARP supports SB 313 which creates the New Hampshire Granite Advantage program which will provide needed medical care to those who cannot afford medical insurance. This includes those who need support to deal with the opioid and heroin crisis New Hampshire …

It’s Mamma Mia! at the Palace

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-15T13:20:21+00:00">February 15, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

A mother.  A daughter.  Three possible dads.  And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The Palace Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a $10 Adult ticket discount to the smash-hit musical, Mamma Mia!  The discounted performances will be held April 6 through April 29 at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street, in downtown Manchester.     There are both 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm performances. Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love …

Job Search Workshops Come to Manchester

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-15T09:51:40+00:00">February 15, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

The digital age isn’t just changing how you work – it’s changing how you find work!  Get ready for what’s next. Join AARP’s free, interactive job search and networking workshops  on March 20.  Learn how to master the online job search, learn techniques to effectively network, and ace the interview to get the job you want. Here’s an overview of workshops and what’s covered:  Job Search in the Digital Age Tuesday, March 20, 2018 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Discover …

CAREversation in Manchester in March

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-14T16:21:58+00:00">February 14, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

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 March 22.  The lightly-facilitated conversation about family caregiving will help you: Discover five key steps to aid you in …

AARP Technology Workshops in Manchester in March

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-02-14T14:45:58+00:00">February 14, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Looks what’s coming to Manchester on March 15:   FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their Android smartphones. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four workshops offered on March 15 at The Falls Event Center in Manchester.   Registration is required.  For any of the sessions, you can register by calling 1 866 591 8105 …

Free Shred-a-Thons in 5 Communities

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-02-14T14:32:00+00:00">February 14, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-26T14:32:42+00:00">January 26, 2018</time> by <div class="region-dropdown aarpe-accordion"> <header><span>4 States</span></header> <section><div class="region-list"><span class="region"><a href="https://states.aarp.org/region/new-hampshire/">New Hampshire</a></span></div></section> </div>

Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft.  One way to do this is to dispose of your personal information securely.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and Bank of New Hampshire  have teamed up to offer five shred-a-thons at these …

Intro to Concord Trails

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-02-10T14:26:00+00:00">February 10, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-02-01T09:54:05+00:00">February 1, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Did you realize that the City of Concord has a trail system of 31 trails covering 81 miles?  Want to find out more about this fabulous resource? Join AARP New Hampshire and Assistant City Planner Beth Fenstermacher for an educational session on how to navigate the off-road trails and how to read the trails and maps (so you don’t get lost!) Beth will take you on a virtual tour of three of the trails and advise you on what to …

Sheet Pan Suppers

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2018-01-31T13:26:16+00:00">January 31, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

It’s time to lay it all out in the pan! A simple sheet pan makes for an easy foundation for many healthy meals that you can pop into your oven.  Not only does a sheet pan supper allow the individual flavors of your ingredients to shine, it also guarantees the easiest clean-up ever. Register for the Sheet Pan Supper workshop today and have Michelle Smith – Nutrition Consultant and Wellness Educator at Center for Health Promotion – show you how …

Mason Jar Meals in Minutes!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-31T12:22:28+00:00">January 31, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-01-31T14:03:20+00:00">January 31, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Discover the revival of mason jars! These hip jars are back and can save you time, money and calories.  Register for an upcoming Mason Jar in Minutes workshop and have Michelle Smith – Nutrition Consultant and Wellness Educator at Center for Health Promotion – teach you how to plan, prep and preserve your meals or snacks. There’s a special $5 workshop price for AARP members.  And AARP members can bring one guest for an additional $5.  Choose which session best …

It’s a Todd Talk on Livable Communities!

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-01-23T12:07:22+00:00">January 23, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-02-14T11:32:57+00:00">February 14, 2018</time> by AARP New Hampshire

A “Livable Community” is good for people and business!  No matter what our age, we all want many of the same things, and what appeals to younger people is the same as what appeals to older folks. “Communities are most livable and age friendly when people thoughtfully and intentionally design, organize and operate their communities to make them great places for all ages,” said AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey.  “Livable communities help residents thrive, and when residents thrive, …