— 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!

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— The following is a statement from AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey on New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu’s proposed budget released yesterday. “AARP New Hampshire is pleased to see that the Governor’s proposed budget appears to provide a significant increase in home- and community-based services for seniors and adults with physical disabilities.  AARP has been fighting for many years in offering more services that help keep people in their homes and communities as they age. “New Hampshire’s long-term care …

— Learn How to Leverage Your Skills and Experience at AARP’s Free, Two-Part Webinar Age-Proof Your Career: A Two-Part Interactive Webinar Part 1: Tuesday, March 5, 2019, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7 p.m. ET As an experienced worker, you have years of expertise and advanced skills to offer. Whether you’re looking for a new job, working to advance in your company or thinking about a career change, you want to increase your competitiveness with confidence. Sign …

— AARP is thrilled to feature Guy Chapdelaine in this edition of the Volunteer Spotlight. Early in his career as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Guy served as the Director of Audits for the Office of the Legislative Budget Assistant with the State of New Hampshire. Guy’s background as a CPA also had him working as a partner with an international accounting firm at one point in his career. In addition to being a CPA, he also has an MBA from …

— We get it.  Discussing fraud prevention can lack excitement. But what if we threw in a little excitement:  Free drink, yummy appetizers, and cool prizes?  How about a trivia game to test your knowledge of identity theft, cyber safety, investment fraud and more? That’s exactly what you’ll find at Fraud on Tap, a brand new program designed to marry fraud trivia with happy hour!  Bring your friends and family and join other AARP members at Fraud on Tap, March 23 …

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— It’s baseball season in the Granite State and New Hampshire Fisher Cats are offering AARP members a special ticket offer at select games. Once a month – in April, May, June, July and August – AARP members can purchase a game ticket for only $11.25.  And there’s more to the deal!  The $11.25 per person ticket price includes a meal voucher which includes a hot dog, 12-ounce beverage and bag of chips. So, take yourself to the ballpark on these …

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— New Hampshire ranks #50 when it comes to offering services that help keep people in their homes and communities as they age.  AARP warns that more must be done – at an accelerated pace – to meet changing demographic demands. New Hampshire’s long-term care system needs serious overhaul in order to give people the care they want, in the setting of their choice, at a lesser price.  Nearly all – 95% of New Hampshire residents 50 and older – say …

— The AARP Smart Driver Course is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. This course will help reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation, getting into an accident, or becoming injured. Anyone can benefit from a refresher course that helps them stay current with driving laws and new technology! The classroom course is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. You may be eligible to receive an insurance discount upon completing the …

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— AARP New Hampshire, after completing an e-mail survey of our activists, will be involved in the following pieces of legislation this year.  Top issues?  Prescription drugs, elder exploitation, long-term care system rebalancing, help for caregivers such as paid leave and flexibility, and support for grandparents. Here is what we will be following this session: Budget We need to increase rates for home- and community-based services (HCBS) and rebalance the long-term care system so a greater percentage is spent on HCBS …

— Lots of people meet friends and potential love interests online through dating sites, social media, or mobile apps.  It can be a great way to meet people, but recognize that not everyone is who they say they are online. Beware of the Romance Scam! It’s a red flag if the person: Wants to leave the dating site immediately and use personal email or instant messaging to communicate Professes love too quickly Claims to be from the US but is traveling …

— During the estate planning process, many choose to execute a durable power of attorney, which is useful in many situations, such as when you are traveling and need someone to assist with your financial affairs, if you become ill or if you are incapacitated and your loved one needs legal guidance regarding your care. With a valid power of attorney in place, there’s no need to go to the court for guardianship.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and several …