— Looks what’s coming to Manchester on May 12:  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 May 12 at Radisson Hotel in downtown Manchester.   Registration is required.  For any of the sessions, you can register by calling 1 866 591 8105 or …

— 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 May 10 in Portsmouth.  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, May 10, 2018 2:00 pm to 3:30 …

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— The following is a reprint of a March 27, 2018 consumer alert from New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald: Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald has issued a consumer alert based on reports that scam artists are attempting to contact New Hampshire citizens seeking personal banking information. Recent news of a New Hampshire winner of a significant lottery prize has given rise to increasing attempts by scam artists to trick unsuspecting residents into providing sensitive personal information.  The Attorney General’s Office …

— 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 City Planner Sam Durfee 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!) Sam will take you on a virtual tour of three of the trails and advise you on what to bring …

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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 …

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— The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is experiencing a big uptick in complaints that scammers pretending to be the FTC are calling, emailing, texting and faxing. The scammers are claiming that either the targets have won a big prize or that they are in trouble and have to pay delinquent accounts. In fact, the Department of Justice recently announced that two scammers impersonating the FTC were found guilty of bilking victims out of more than $10 million. Know that the FTC …

— Our online Q&A sessions can help you keep your loved one secure. Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe at Home Part 1: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Part 2: Thursday, April 12, 2018, 7 – 7:30 p.m. ET Nearly half of family caregivers are caring for a loved one who still lives in his or her home. Another 35 percent share a home with the loved one in their care. You want a safe and secure home …

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— As the price of prescription drugs continues to rise, you might find yourself searching online for more affordable medications. Beware of bogus companies that take your money and never send you the product.  Or worse, they send you a product that could cause you harm. Also, be sure to read the fine print on prescription drug coupons you find online. You might discover your purchase won’t count toward your deductible, or that the coupon expires after a certain number of …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring 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! This spring series will run from Monday, April 16 through Friday, June 22, 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 …

— Manchester’s Parks and Recreation Department has released the spring 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! This spring series will run from Monday, April 17 through Friday, June 22, 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 …