Save on Admission to NH Craftsmen’s Fair

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-05-20T11:59:20-04:00">May 20, 2019</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>

It wouldn’t be summer in New Hampshire without the 86th Annual League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair  — August 3 through 11, 2019 – at Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.   It is the oldest craft fair in the country and the largest arts event in the state.  And AARP members receive a $12 ticket – at the gate or online — with their membership card.  To receive the discount when ordering online, use the code SAVE2019 Don’t miss this fun, festival-like …

Scam Alerts for May

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-05-17T13:31:55-04:00">May 17, 2019</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>

New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly.  Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money.  Last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion dollars to fraud and scams.  In fact, every two seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity. What tricks do con artists use to steal your money?  How can you outsmart scammers before they strike?  Beat the con artists at their game.  Check out this month’s scam alerts and don’t get taken …

AARP Foundation Offers Property Tax Relief Program at 15 New Hampshire Locations

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-15T13:45:32-04:00">May 15, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-15T13:51:55-04:00">May 15, 2019</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>

During May and June, 15 AARP Foundation Tax-Aide site locations in New Hampshire will be engaging a network of volunteers who will help eligible Granite Staters navigate the process of applying for Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief.  Those whose incomes qualify – regardless of age – may be eligible for tax relief. “In New Hampshire, homeowners may apply for the Low and Moderate Income Homeowners Property Tax Relief program if their annual household income is $20,000 or …

Tour, Treats and Testimony in Concord

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-14T11:00:00-04:00">May 14, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-14T15:15:45-04:00">May 14, 2019</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>

The home of state government is a sacred place.  In New Hampshire, we have the largest state legislative body in the country.  (424 members!)  So, we’re big but what really goes on and how does the legislative process work? Here’s an opportunity for AARP members to get the scoop about the history of our own State House.  Why is it that we often don’t take advantage of historical sites in our own backyard? Join AARP New Hampshire for a guided …

Walk for your Health in June

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-08T12:22:00-04:00">May 8, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-01-25T12:34:04-04:00">January 25, 2019</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring dates for 2019’s “Walk for your Health” program.  This walking group is open to people of all ages who want to get out in the fresh air, exercise and meet new friends!  The spring series runs from Monday, April 15 – Friday, June 21, with walks taking place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9:00 am at a variety of locations. AARP will be present at the first walk of each …

AARP Volunteer Advocate Testifies on Wednesday’s Senate Finance Committee Hearing in Manchester

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-08T12:13:00-04:00">May 8, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-06T12:15:18-04:00">May 6, 2019</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>

AARP New Hampshire volunteer advocate Guy Chapdelaine offered this testimony at the Senate Finance Committee hearing on May 8 in Manchester. In 2018 in New Hampshire, there was a $20 million gap in home- and community-based services approved for older and disabled adults versus services provided.  As a result, people are not receiving the assistance they need to remain in their homes and live healthy lives.  This leads to the delivery of services in more expensive settings and greater burdens …

AARP Supports Increases in the Choices for Independence Program

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2019-05-07T10:56:06-04:00">May 7, 2019</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>

Doug McNutt, Associate State Director for Advocacy for AARP New Hampshire, offered this testimony at today’s Senate Finance Committee hearing. I am here today to support increases in the Choices for Independence or CFI program and also SB308 which supports the broad range of Medicaid providers.  We are specifically asking for general funds to be added to the CFI program so that these increases do not impose a burden on counties.  The needs has been evidenced by the Department of …

AARP Volunteer Advocates Testify at Tuesday’s Senate Finance Committee Hearing on the Budget

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-07T08:32:00-04:00">May 7, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-05-06T09:32:58-04:00">May 6, 2019</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>

AARP New Hampshire volunteer advocates Karen Ulmer Dorsch and Mary Roberge offered this testimony at Tuesday’s Senate Finance Committee Hearing in Concord. AARP New Hampshire supports increasing spending for home- and community-based services in the Choices for Independence program.  This is a good first step to providing adequate funding to the long-term care system in New Hampshire, which continues to suffer from perennially inadequate funding even though such funding Honors the placement preference of Granite Staters and Is more cost-effective …

AARP Day at the Fisher Cats

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-01T15:38:00-04:00">May 1, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-02-01T15:41:37-04:00">February 1, 2019</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd …… It’s AARP Day at the Fisher Cats on Tuesday, June 18 when the New Hampshire Fisher Cats take on the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.  The game is held at the Northeast Delta Dental Stadium at One Line Drive in downtown Manchester A special ticket price of $28 each for AARP members and their guests includes a New Hampshire Fisher Cats game ticket and all-you-can-eat buffet.  And the …

Ice Cream Nights on the Seacoast

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2019-05-01T15:08:00-04:00">May 1, 2019</time><time class="updated" datetime="2019-04-04T09:21:40-04:00">April 4, 2019</time> by AARP New Hampshire

Who doesn’t like ice cream?  Especially when it’s free! That’s what’s happening at AARP New Hampshire’s upcoming Ice Cream Nights, when AARP members and one guest can enjoy a free small ice cream, on us. You’ll find us at local ice cream shops in the Seacoast in June, July, and August.  (No early birds, please.) New this year:  Save time and skip the line by preregistering! Here’s what’s on the books: Thursday, June 20, 2019 2:00 to 4:00 pm The …