AARP North Dakota

Lyle Halvorson


Lyle Halvorson is the communications director for AARP North Dakota.

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Mark Your Calendar! North Dakota AARP Volunteer Conference October 21-22 in Bismarck

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Whether you’re a seasoned AARP volunteer or someone who aspires to being an AARP volunteer, make plans to attend the 2014 AARP State Volunteer Conference at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Kicking off with lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 21, this conference will provide education, networking and motivational programs for AARP volunteers from across the state. The conference will include national AARP presenters plus an array of sessions to appeal to the interests of all attendees. The prestigious Andrus Award recognition …

July 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 06/25/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Check out the July 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming investment fraud lunch and learns in six North Dakota cities. AARP North Dakota’s “Night at the Museum.” two short-term volunteer opportunities in Minot and Fargo. the Grandparent Essay contest. recent visits with North Dakota’s Congressional delegation. an opportunity to provide your input on AARP public policies. and the latest schedule of driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, …

Cooling Assistance is Available to Low-Income Individuals with Medical Needs

Posted on 06/10/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

With temperatures on the rise, the N.D. Department of Human Services and the N.D. Department of Commerce’s Division of Community Service remind North Dakotans that emergency cooling assistance is available for individuals with certain medical conditions who qualify for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “Summertime brings hot temperatures and high humidity and these conditions can create a life threatening situation for some people with certain medical conditions,” said Carol Cartledge, Economic Assistance Policy Division director. “North Dakota’s …

You’re Invited: ‘AARP Night at the Museum’

Posted on 05/12/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Experience North Dakota’s newly expanded state museum with other AARP members, their families and friends. Join us from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, July 31, at the North Dakota Heritage Center and get a sneak peak ahead of the official opening. You’ll be able to view exhibits and collections in this new environment – a world-class facility with spectacular design features. AARP North Dakota has reserved the facility especially for members, their families and friends for a “Night at the Museum” filled …

‘Outsmarting Investment Fraud’ Lunch and Learns in August & September

Posted on 05/11/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Do you know the warning signs of investment fraud?  Have transactions occurred in your investment account that you did not authorize?  Did you know that Ponzi schemes continue to be one of the top frauds perpetrated against North Dakota residents? Join AARP and the N.D. Securities Department and learn how to protect yourself from investment fraud. Speakers from the N.D. Securities Department will discuss who is most likely to be a target of investment fraud, how to identify red flags, …

Do You Have the Proper ID to Vote in North Dakota? Are You Sure?

Posted on 04/29/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Because of voter identification law changes passed by the 2013 North Dakota Legislature, state residents should ensure they have one of the five valid forms of identification that will be allowed at the polls. The five valid forms of identification are: North Dakota driver’s license North Dakota non-driver’s ID Tribal issued ID Student ID voting certificate Long-term care ID certificate   In all cases, state law requires the ID to include the voter’s name, residential address (not a PO Box), …