— 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 …

— The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2016 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 25. Members of the 2016 class should represent diverse backgrounds, ages and geographic regions of the state.  Participants will …

— AARP Remarks at Caregiving Bill Signings: SB187 and SB209 Given by Doug McNutt, Associate State Director for Advocacy August 19, 2015 Thank you, Senator Stiles. These two bills that are being signed today – SB 187 the CARE Act and SB 209 the Uniform Adult Guardianship Protective Proceedings and Jurisdiction Act – are both designed to help family caregivers taking care of loved ones. Caregiving is a major focus for AARP both in New Hampshire and on a national level. …

— The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2014 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 24.  Members of the 2014 class should represent diverse backgrounds, ages and geographic regions of the state.  Twenty participants …

— The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2014 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 24. Members of the 2014 class should represent diverse backgrounds, ages and geographic regions of the state.  Twenty participants …

— Concerns about the reliability of government funding with regard to the Medicaid expansion have been raised. Some express we can’t rely on the federal government’s commitment to fund the Medicaid expansion even though the funding is in the law and requires Congressional and Presidential approval to be changed. Others note the federal government’s action to reduce funding for special education and elderly housing. What are we to make of this? The examples cited, special education and elderly housing, have one …

— On April 10, Governor Maggie Hassan issued an Executive Order, creating a Commission to review and advise her on the implementation of the Medicaid Managed Care program.  AARP’s Douglas McNutt is one of the experts who will serve on this newly-formed Commission.  The press release with details follows.  Governor Hassan Issues Executive Order Creating Commission on Medicaid Care Management Panel to Review and Advise Governor on the Implementation of Medicaid Managed Care Program CONCORD – In order to ensure providers …

— Today, the House Public Works Committee is hearing testimony on HB617, a bill to increase fees to pay for transportation infrastructure.  AARP is there and offers the following: This testimony is on behalf of AARP New Hampshire regarding HB617, an act increasing the rate of the road toll, increasing the vehicle registration fee, and establishing the New Hampshire state and municipal road and bridge account.   The significant shortfall in funding to repair and preserve New Hampshire’s roads and bridges is …

— The New Hampshire Senior Leadership Program is now taking applications for the 2013 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 25.  Members of the 2013 class should represent diverse backgrounds, ages and geographic regions of the state.  Twenty participants …