— 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!

— Don’t miss this beloved Victorian classic! The Secret Garden comes to town Friday, January 11 through Sunday, February 3 and AARP members and their guests receive a $10 per adult ticket discount.  The discounted performances will be held at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street in downtown Manchester.    Performances will be held at both 2:00 and 7:30 pm. Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden blossoms anew in this enchanting musical by Pulitzer Prize-winners Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon.  When …

— Add a little post-holiday family fun to the calendar! Come to the Massabesic Audubon on January 21 and howl at the moon – the first full moon of the New Year – commonly called the Full Wolf Moon.  After an invigorating walk through the fields and forest towards Battery Point, enjoy the campfire and some hot cocoa with marshmallows. If there’s enough snow, bring your snow shoes or cross-country skis.  A limited number of snow shoes will be available for …

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— Behind closed doors, the drug companies are lobbying members of Congress to help boost their profits and stick seniors with higher drug costs.  Dick Chevrefils, AARP’s Regional Volunteer Director for the East Region, thinks Congress needs to keep fighting for lower drug prices.  Here’s what Chevrefils has to say: Anyone who wants to be the next president needs to protect seniors, not drug company profits.  Congress did a good thing earlier this year when it passed a law to help …

— Sign Up for Our Free Webinar on Avoiding Seasonal Fraud Seasons Cheatings: Protecting Yourself from Holiday Frauds & Scams Part 1: Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 7 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7 p.m. ET The holidays are coming—and so are the holiday scammers. Keep your money out of their hands by attending AARP’s free, two-part online question and answer event. You’ll learn how these criminals work, so you can protect you and yours from the sneakiest frauds …

— Coffee & Conversation is a community engagement program aimed at providing a space for open dialogue on topics that unite us. The first cup is free for members and their guests; just show your AARP membership card. Get the latest buzz about AARP happenings in the Seacoast, provide your input on a variety of topics, or simply stop by and chat with friends and neighbors. The next Coffee & Conversation event will take place on Friday, December 7, 2018 from …

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— Statement from Todd Fahey, AARP NH State Director on use of AARP’s name in political campaign ads: “AARP is non-partisan. We do not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns, candidates, or PACs. Our power rests in the fact that our 38 million members VOTE. We were not aware of, nor does AARP have any involvement with, any political campaign ads including the NH Congressional District 1 ad from the House Majority PAC that mentions AARP. We have a …

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— Almost 85 percent of the state’s Medicaid dollars for long-term care go to nursing homes, but 95 percent of New Hampshire residents say they want to age at home, according to AARP studies. AARP New Hampshire is recruiting volunteers for its Capital City Task Force to work to change that funding imbalance and instead direct more money toward helping residents stay in their homes for as long as possible. During the legislative session, task force members meet monthly and also …

— Voting in the mid-term elections is easy for some people – just a quick walk around the corner or a short drive to the polling station. But for others, it may seem impossible. Taking time off from work or overcoming physical disabilities can prevent many people from exercising their right to vote. And living in remote or rural communities can make getting to the polls particularly difficult. But with a little advance planning, you can make sure your vote is …

— Candlelight Stroll, an annual holiday tradition at Strawbery Banke since 1979; showcases 350 years of seasonal and holiday traditions against the backdrop of the Museum’s furnished historic houses. On these weekend evenings, the Museum grounds glow with hundreds of lighted candle lanterns, the houses are adorned with thousands of handmade decorations crafted from live greens and dried flowers and herbs collected from the Museum gardens, and the air is filled with the sound of holiday music and scent of woodsmoke …

— AARP’s FREE Online Q&A Has Answers 2019 Health Insurance Marketplace: Your Questions Answered PART 1: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 7 p.m. ET If you need health coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace during the 2019 enrollment period, you need to register for AARP’s online Q&A. Attending this free, two-part event will help clear up questions you might have about the government-run website that provides insurance options for those who don’t get …