— 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!

— Are you ready to retire?  What is your vision for retirement?  Explore your readiness – physically, emotionally and mentally – at this four-week Retirement: The Next Chapter program, held October 2, October 16, October 30 and November 13. All sessions are held at Center for Health Promotions, 43 South Main Street in Concord.  Price for AARP members is $75 for the series.  Register by calling 603 230 7300. This is not only for those contemplating retirement.  It is also for …

— How to strengthen and preserve Social Security for future generations is one of the most important decisions facing federal policymakers. This campaign season, questions about Social Security’s fate belong on the forefront. Born in the depths of the Great Depression, Social Security is showing signs of financial distress. Sooner or later, our national leaders will need to step in to secure its long-term future. And whether you’re a potential beneficiary of Social Security or simply among those paying into the …

— Attend AARP New Hampshire’s Live! Online Career Expo Learn skills. Meet employers. Reach your goals. Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1-4 p.m. ET Want to get ahead or get hired? If you live in New Hampshire you can’t afford to miss our Live! Online Career Expo. Employers and career professionals from your area will be online to help you learn about the skills they value. This three-hour online event was created to help you reach your career goals—and allow you to …

— According to a new AARP survey of experienced workers, nearly 9 in 10 work for financial reasons, but approximately 8 in 10 either enjoy or feel useful doing their work. And among those who plan to retire, over 1 in 4 plans to start a business or earn money in some independent way, such as a gig economy job. Given employers’ need for talent, it makes great business sense to hire experienced workers, as demonstrated by additional AARP research. “With …

— Get Information on the Skills to Get Your Next Job Attend AARP’s live online workshop Tuesday, August 28, 2018, 7-8 p.m. ET When it comes to finding a new job, everyone could improve their networking and interview skills—especially in today’s ultra-competitive market. The good news is, there are some tips and ideas that can help you stand out from the crowd and secure the position you want. Sharpening Your Networking and Interview Skills is a live online workshop based on …

— Today’s workplace is more diverse – including employee ages – than ever. By 2022, workers age 50-plus will comprise 35 percent of the labor market. Given employers’ need for talent, it makes great business sense to hire experienced workers, as demonstrated by additional AARP research. With more than 4.7 million AARP members in New England and New York, AARP is committed to engaging employers in the region about the benefits of hiring 50-plus workers and challenging the stereotypes that often …

— 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 September 20 in Manchester.  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 Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:00 to 1:30 pm …

— Are you ready to retire? It’s not solely about your financial planning, it’s also about your readiness:  physically, emotionally and mentally.  What is your vision for retirement? Join AARP New Hampshire and Center for Health Promotion at this September 18 retirement readiness workshop.  Learn about how the evolution of retirement impacts your life, including some interesting baby boomer statistics. Here’s what’s planned: Intro to Retirement:  Are You Ready for the Next Chapter? Tuesday, September 18, 2018 6:00 to 7:30 pm …

— Our Two-Part Online Q&A Session Can Help You Stay Up-to-Date Staying Connected, Competitive and Current in Your Career Part 1: Wednesday, June 20, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET From job search to daily job requirements, technology now plays a role in virtually every career. Have your skills kept pace? Maybe you’re looking to change careers or advance in your current job. Or perhaps you haven’t had a job …

— Ever dream of turning your hobby into a profitable business? You’re not alone. “As boomers live longer, many are seeking ways to earn extra money by turning favorite pastimes into second careers,” said Jamie Bulen, AARP state communications director. For the fourth year, AARP New Hampshire, the Small Business Administration and SCORE are cosponsoring Make Your Hobby a Business workshops. Experts will explain how to tell if your product or service is marketable—and how to build a business and promote …