AARP North Dakota

Lyle Halvorson

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Lyle Halvorson is the communications director for AARP North Dakota.

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Join the Team at AARP’s Legislative Halftime Report

Posted on 01/20/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

You’re invited to AARP’s Legislative Halftime Report, providing you with an up-to-the-minute recap of the first half of play in the North Dakota Legislature. You’ll have the home court advantage at our programs in Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot and Bismarck. Hear more about AARP’s work on the CARE (Caregiver Record, Advise and Enable) Act, and the STaRT (Save Toward a Retirement Today) Act. AARP has put on a full-court press advancing these issues, plus ensuring current retirement programs are preserved, …

Bill Provides Critical Support to State’s Family Caregivers

Posted on 01/16/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

A bill introduced this week in the North Dakota Legislature would better support thousands of family caregivers in the state. The Caregiver, Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act (House Bill 1279), introduced by Rep. Alan J. Fehr (R-Dickinson), would help unpaid family caregivers navigate the health care system on behalf of their loved ones. “On any given day, 75,000 North Dakotans perform a great labor of love by caring for aging parents, spouses, or other family members and friends. They help …

Become Part of Our Education and Outreach Team

Posted on 01/14/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP North Dakota is forming an Education and Outreach Team that will strengthen our connections in communities across the state. Team members from eight regions around North Dakota will provide input and share recommendations for educational programming and outreach activities, helping us better meet the needs and wants of the 50-plus, including our members. Here is the proposed purpose statement of the team: The Education and Outreach Team will provide vision and foster AARP education and outreach efforts in communities …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

Posted on 12/30/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Cars have changed. So have traffic rules, driving conditions, and the roads you travel every day. Some drivers age 50+ have never looked back since they got their first driver’s license, but even the most experienced drivers can benefit from brushing up on their driving skills. By taking a driver safety course you’ll learn the current rules of the road, defensive driving techniques, and how to operate your vehicle more safely in today’s increasingly challenging driving environment. You’ll learn how …

N.D. Legislature Convenes January 6; Read about AARP Priority Issues and Learn How to Get Involved

Posted on 11/25/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP North Dakota has six priorities going into the 2015 session of the North Dakota Legislature beginning in January. The priorities focus on support for family caregivers, helping people of all ages save for a financially secure retirement, ensuring current retirement programs are preserved, property tax relief, support for more options allowing people to live safely in their own homes as they age, and protections for vulnerable adults. Family Caregivers It’s a fact: the vast majority of older North Dakotans …

Protect Yourself from ID Theft, Fraud and Scams by Joining AARP’s Fraud Watch Network

Posted on 11/25/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Even during the holiday season, fraudsters don’t give up trying to scam you out of your money. In fact, because this is a season of giving for many, you could find yourself donating to fake charities. The AARP Fraud Watch Network is designed to give you access to information to help protect you and your family from identity theft, fraud and scams. It’s free and open to everyone – members, non-members and people of all ages – and it allows …