JUL 17, 2019
Communities across New Hampshire are working each and every day to become more livable for residents of all ages.
JUL 12, 2019
AARP New Hampshire is gearing up to offer more events, activities, and programs in the Seacoast and we need your help! There are a lot of volunteer opportunities to get us where we need to go, and we’ve put together a Snack, Sample and Serve event to give you a “taste” of the various volunteer opportunities with AARP in the Seacoast.
JUL 12, 2019
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?
JUL 10, 2019
As part of a nationwide project, AARP New Hampshire worked with Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department to open a fitness park in Derryfield Park. Over the next several years, AARP plans to sponsor a fitness park in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. FitLot, a national nonprofit, will construct over a dozen parks in 2019, which will include FitLotTM exercise equipment that can be adapted to meet a wide range of ages, fitness levels and abilities.
AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger New Hampshire. We hope you’ll join us!
On June 27, 2019, the Legislature passed HB 696, common-sense legislation to better protect New Hampshire’s older and disabled adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation. The bill, which was the product of bipartisan compromise, will soon be on its way to Governor Sununu’s desk for signature. A diverse group of stakeholders is urging the Governor to sign this important bill into law.
The prices of widely used specialty prescription drugs grew more than three times faster than general inflation in 2017, according to a new AARP Public Policy Institute report. The new report found that the average annual price for a single specialty drug used on a chronic basis is now nearly $79,000, compared to $27,824 in 2006.
AARP New Hampshire has worked with Manchester’s Parks and Recreation department to open the first fitness park in Manchester designed for people of all ages. AARP East Region Vice President Kelly Clark will welcome members of the community to the new park on Tuesday, July 9th at 11AM in Derryfield Park (map).
The New Hampshire Film Festival is gearing up for its 19th annual celebration, October 17-20, in Portsmouth. Film screenings and a host of related events will take place at several locations around Portsmouth, drawing scores of filmmakers, celebrities and movie fans to the Port City.
The New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival – at Loon Mountain in Lincoln – is one of the largest and most diverse Highland Games held in North America and the largest cultural event. And this celebration of Scottish heritage has a new benefit: special $9 ticket prices for AARP members and their guests.
Mindfulness is a quality we all have, easily available to us if we take the time to appreciate it. By practicing mindfulness, you become more aware of where you are and what you’re doing, without becoming overwhelmed by what’s going on around you.
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