— The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2018 class.  A collaboration among AARP New Hampshire, Center on Aging and Community Living at UNH , and Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging, the program is designed for older adults, caregivers, family members and friends who want to advocate for older adults in New Hampshire.  Application deadline is February 23. Members of the 2018 class should represent diverse backgrounds, ages and geographic regions of the state.  Participants …

— A mother.  A daughter.  Three possible dads.  And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! The Palace Theatre is offering AARP members and their guests a $10 Adult ticket discount to the smash-hit musical, Mamma Mia!  The discounted performances will be held April 6 through April 29 at The Palace Theatre, 80 Hanover Street, in downtown Manchester.     There are both 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm performances. Over 54 million people all around the world have fallen in love …

— The digital age isn’t just changing how you work – it’s changing how you find work!  Get ready for what’s next. Join AARP’s free, interactive job search and networking workshops  on March 20.  Learn how to master the online job search, learn techniques to effectively network, and ace the interview to get the job you want. Here’s an overview of workshops and what’s covered:  Job Search in the Digital Age Tuesday, March 20, 2018 11:00 am to 12:30 pm Discover …

— Caring for a friend, family member or loved one?  You’re not alone. There are more than 42 million family caregivers in the US and more than 173,000 in New Hampshire, providing care for aging parents, spouses, friends or other loved ones, enabling them to live independently in their own homes. Join us for a free, family caregiving event in Manchester on March 22.  The lightly-facilitated conversation about family caregiving will help you: Discover five key steps to aid you in …

— Looks what’s coming to Manchester on March 15:   FREE hands-on workshops for those who want to get the most out of their Android smartphones. It’s all part of the AARP TEK program (Technology, Education, Knowledge) with friendly TEK guides available to answer your questions and provide one-on-one help. Choose from four workshops offered on March 15 at The Falls Event Center in Manchester.   Registration is required.  For any of the sessions, you can register by calling 1 866 591 8105 …

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— Every day, millions of Americans lose their hard-earned money to identity theft and other types of scams.  Last year alone, 13.1 million Americans were victims of identity theft.  That’s one person victimized every two seconds! Protecting your personal information can help reduce your risk of identity theft.  One way to do this is to dispose of your personal information securely.  That is why AARP New Hampshire and Bank of New Hampshire  have teamed up to offer five shred-a-thons at these …

— 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? Join AARP New Hampshire and Assistant City Planner Beth Fenstermacher for an educational session on how to navigate the off-road trails and how to read the trails and maps (so you don’t get lost!) Beth will take you on a virtual tour of three of the trails and advise you on what to …

— Join our online Q&A sessions for tools for keeping your 2018 healthy resolutions all year What are your healthy goals for 2018? Do you want to eat healthier? Do you want a new fitness plan? Do you want to focus on better sleep? No matter what your healthy goals are—or whether you’ve even set them yet—you can learn about how to get on track and stay on track. Join our live, two-part Q&A sessions: Staying Healthy in 2018: How to …

— 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 Supper workshop today and have Michelle Smith – Nutrition Consultant and Wellness Educator at Center for Health Promotion – show you how …

— Discover the revival of mason jars! These hip jars are back and can save you time, money and calories.  Register for an upcoming Mason Jar in Minutes workshop and have Michelle Smith – Nutrition Consultant and Wellness Educator at Center for Health Promotion – teach you how to plan, prep and preserve your meals or snacks. There’s a special $5 workshop price for AARP members.  And AARP members can bring one guest for an additional $5.  Choose which session best …

— A “Livable Community” is good for people and business!  No matter what our age, we all want many of the same things, and what appeals to younger people is the same as what appeals to older folks. “Communities are most livable and age friendly when people thoughtfully and intentionally design, organize and operate their communities to make them great places for all ages,” said AARP New Hampshire State Director Todd Fahey.  “Livable communities help residents thrive, and when residents thrive, …