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— New Hampshire is one of the oldest states in the country and there’s a lot of work to do to serve AARP members, their families, and the general public.  That’s why AARP New Hampshire is recruiting volunteer activists from across the state to work on a variety of legislative issues – throughout 2019 and beyond – and become a member of our Capital City Task Force. The Capital City Task Force is comprised of a group of dedicated volunteers interested …

—   So many events, so little time…but you’ll want to make time for all the wonderful events happening at the NH Audubon McLane Center this fall! Here’s the line-up of what’s happening and RSVP information: Enchanted Forest October 19 & 20, 2018. 5:00 to 9:00 pm New Hampshire Audubon, 84 Silk Farm Rd., Concord Cost for AARP member and one guest:  $7 per person Pre-registration is required. Register online at: www.nhaudubon.org or call (603) 224-9909 Back by popular demand: the Annual Enchanted Forest with new skits, more …

— Well, it’s time to put summer behind us and shift gears to fall and winter activities!  AARP is offering several learning opportunities in collaboration with the Center for Health Promotion this October and November. So, whether you’re looking to shake up your meal planning routine, practice mindfulness, spice things up a bit, or learning about the benefits of journaling, you won’t want to miss the fun! The line-up of events and RSVP information follows: A Taste of Mindfulness Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the fall dates for 2018’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! The fall series will run through Monday, November 12, 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 each month, handing out …

— Back by popular demand: the Annual Enchanted Forest with new skits, more indoor activities, extra pumpkins, and as always – enchanting fun!  Again this year, the fun is coming to Concord and doubling up with a second festival day! And AARP members and their guests receive special member prices of $7! Here are the details: Friday, October 19, 2018 AND Saturday, October 20, 2018 5:00 PM – 8:45 PM McLane Audubon Center 84 Silk Farm Road Concord, NH Follow the enchanted trail …

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— As data breach incidents proliferate, a new AARP survey finds that an alarming number of people have failed to take the basic precautions against identity fraud. In response, the AARP Fraud Watch Network has launched a campaign to raise awareness of identity theft risks and educate consumers on how to enhance the safety of their personal information. Reports of data breaches have become commonplace — from Equifax one year ago, to Target, to Uber, to Home Depot. According to the …

— AARP is pleased to welcome Londonderry as the latest member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities.  As the newest community to sign on to the network, Londonderry’s civic leaders will have access to global resources and information on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world. The network helps participating communities become great places for people of all ages by adopting features such as safe, walkable streets; better housing …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the fall dates for 2018’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! The fall series will run from Wednesday, September 5 through Monday, November 12, 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 …

— Oh, what a resource we have in Concord:  31 trails covering 81 miles.  And at recent Intro to Concord Trails presentations, we found out you’re hungry for more.  So that’s what you’re going to get! On October 6 at 10:00 am, City of Concord Trails Committee volunteers are going to lead two hikes – one beginner hike and one moderate hike.  There is a limit of 20 participants per hike, so be sure to register early as reservations will be …

— Attend Our Free Webinar to Get All the Answers Social Security, Your Questions Answered PART 1: Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 7 p.m. ET PART 2: Thursday, September 27, 2018 7 p.m. ET You’ve worked your whole life and now you can start thinking about your retirement options. But when should you claim your Social Security retirement benefits to get the biggest check? And how do you get the money coming in the first place? It can be a confusing process. …