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

Posted on 07/31/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press 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, …

August 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 07/30/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Check out the August 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming investment fraud lunch and learns in six North Dakota cities. opportunities to become involved as a legislative volunteer. Oct. 21-22 volunteer conference. August 26-27 retired teacher convention in Grand Forks. and the latest schedule of driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. August 2014 AARP North Dakota News

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

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

Events | North Dakota | Volunteering 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 …

’10 Steps to Retirement’ Online Presentation

Posted on 07/8/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Money & Work | North Dakota In April and May, AARP North Dakota conducted a series of workshops called “10 Steps to Retirement” outlining AARP’s recommended steps to help you prepare for the retirement you want. Workshop participants gave the presentation high marks and we received a number of inquiries asking if and when we would repeat the workshop. Here it is! This narrated 17-minute online presentation allows you to watch and listen on your own time and ensure you get the information you desire. The …

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

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

Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | North Dakota 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 …

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

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

Advocacy | Events | Local Resources | North Dakota | Press 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), …