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AARP ND Volunteer Mike Tomasko Part of Volunteer Leadership Institute Inaugural Class

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Mike Tomasko is a retired health care executive, president of his homeowners’ association, and an AARP volunteer. When he was invited to become a volunteer leader, he felt an obligation to do so. “I could be happy not doing much of anything, no doubt about it,” Tomasko said.  “But when important issues come up and you may be able to make a difference, if you have the health and ability, you should try, because others have volunteered before you.” Tomasko, …

Are You a Caregiver? AARP Live to Feature Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Have you helped care for a loved one or do you know someone who is a family caregiver? According to the Pew Research Center, 39 percent of adults in the United States care for someone with significant health issues. Millions of Americans are helping take care of aging parents, a spouse or a family member. Don’t miss the chance to join a special conversation about caregiving on the next edition of AARP Live, Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 p.m. CT. …