— 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!

— AARP New Hampshire, in collaboration with New Hampshire Department of Employment Security, is hosting another Experienced Worker Job Fair! Workers 50+ bring a high-level of engagement, stability, productivity and experience to the workplace.  What’s more, they’re a critical component of a multi-generational workforce.  And businesses continue to need qualified workers to stay competitive. So, we are bringing together employers and seasoned employees at an upcoming job fair: Experienced Worker Job Fair Thursday, May 9, 2019 10:00 am to 2:00 pm …

— 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!  This spring series will run 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 …

— Take a historical walking tour and learn why Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast! Portsmouth’s downtown is filled with hidden treasures.  The knowledgeable walking tour guides will introduce you to the city’s rich past and lively present – a unique mix of architecture, specialty shops, and bustling streets nestled in a village-like setting. Here are the details: Historical Walking Tour Wednesday, May 15, 2019 or Saturday, June 1, 2019 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Discover Portsmouth Center; …

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— AARP offers these views in increasing funding to help family caregivers in New Hampshire. AARP wants better support for family caregivers who bear the brunt of caregiving in New Hampshire.  Although Medicaid is a major funder of long-term care in New Hampshire, there are 173,000 family caregivers providing care that is valued at over $2 billion a year. This care is irreplaceable and we must do more to support these caregivers by providing respite and other supports so they can …

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— AARP offers these views on HB1, in today’s public budget hearing. AARP New Hampshire supports the HB1 proposal to increase spending for home- and community-based services.  This is a good first step in rebalancing the long-term care system in New Hampshire, which is currently heavily dependent on nursing home care. According to the AARP Public Policy Institute report Across the States, New Hampshire ranks #50 in the amount of Medicaid spending for older people and adults with physical disabilities.  In …

— It’s time to shift gears and start planning some spring activities! Well, we’ve done the planning for you ….. and here’s what’s on the calendar for April 27 and May 2 at the New Hampshire Audubon McLane Center – 84 Silk Farm Road – in Concord. Pollinators in New Hampshire Saturday, April 27, 2019 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Cost for AARP member and their guest:  $15 per person Register online or by calling 603 224 9909 How versed are …

— 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 Suppers workshop today and learn to cook an entire meal on a single baking sheet.  It’s a great alternative to classic one-pot …

— Need a little more simplicity in the kitchen?  Discover Parchment Paper Cooking. Explore this faster, better, smarter cooking technique.  With no pots and pans and little mess.  So, it’s easy on the prep time and quick on the clean-up.  Did we mention full of flavor? There’s even special $5 workshop price for AARP members.  And AARP members can bring one guest for an additional $5.  Spend an hour with us and learn how parchment paper can be your new secret …

— AARP is offering fun activities in collaboration with the Massabesic Audubon Center from April through June.  Whether you are celebrating Earth Day, listening to songbirds, enjoying the full moon, or relaxing to music, you won’t want to miss the fun! Here’s the line-up of events.  AARP members and their guests must pre-register by visiting the online events calendar at nhaudubon.org or by calling 603 668 2045.  Payment is required at the time of registration.  (If registering online, select the “member” …

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— Catch a buzz and get the buzz at an upcoming Coffee & Conversation.    What’s it all about?  Attend an upcoming Coffee & Conversation and get the latest buzz on AARP activities and events in Greater Concord, Greater Manchester, and the Seacoast. And catch a buzz with a free cup of java or tea for you and your guests.  It’s all free and no preregistration is required.  Just show us your AARP membership card. But there’s more …..  Share your …