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AARP Hosts Listening Sessions in North Country


AARP New Hampshire returns to the North Country and invites residents to share their ideas and “have a say” about the future of Social Security and Medicare during the organization’s second You’ve Earned a Say tour of the North Country.  Listening sessions will be held in Shelburne, Berlin and Gorham; an information session will be held in Gorham for those interested in volunteering for AARP. 

Throughout 2012, AARP took the debate about the future of Social Security and Medicare out of Washington and into communities across New Hampshire so Granite Staters could have a voice.  But too many in Washington aren’t listening.  They say the answer to the challenges facing Social Security is to make cuts to benefits as part of a deal to reduce the deficit.  They call it the “ chained CPI.”     

AARP believes there’s a better way and is inviting Granite Staters to engage in a discussion on finding responsible, commonsense solutions about the future of Social Security and Medicare, programs that matter to them and their families. 

Here’s where you’ll find AARP during the upcoming You’ve Earned a Say Tour of the North Country: 

Listening Session

Tuesday, May 21 @ 8:00 am

Shelburne Breakfast Club; Shelburne Town Hall; Village Road; Shelburne

$4 donation for breakfast, listening session is free

No RSVP necessary

Listening Session

Tuesday, May 21 @ 11:00 am

Berlin Senior Lunch; 210 Sullivan Street; Berlin

RSVP by calling 603 752 2545

Listening Session

Wednesday, May 22 @ 11:00 am

Gorham Public Library; 35 Railroad Street; Gorham

A light lunch will be served at no cost

RSVP by calling toll-free 1 877 926 8300

AARP New Volunteer Information Session

Find out about volunteering for AARP and making a difference in your community.

Wednesday, May 22 @ 2:30 pm

Gorham Public Library; 35 Railroad Street; Gorham, NH

RSVP by calling toll-free 1 877 926 8300

Please attend if you want a say on the responsible solutions needed to protect and strengthen Social Security and Medicare for current and future retirees and generations to come.  In New Hampshire, these programs are the bedrock of financial security for the 254,752 who rely on Social Security and 221,168 on Medicare.    

Unable to attend?  Visit for up-to-date information on Social Security and Medicare proposals on the table.  Or follow our activities at, or


The Importance of Social Security and Medicare:  Individual State Profiles

How Social Security Fights Poverty

Medicare:  Get the Facts

Social Security:  Get the Facts

What the Heck is Chained CPI?


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