AARP North Dakota Statement on Measure 1

Posted on 09/30/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | North Dakota | Press AARP has not taken a position on any of the eight ballot measures. We developed a brief summary of each of the ballot measures as part of our member voter education efforts. On Measure 1, the voter guide reflects the same concern we expressed in written testimony provided to the legislature during the 2013 legislative session. The concern we expressed to legislators during the session focused on the impact the resolution could have on end-of-life care. Regardless, the legislature passed …

North Dakota Candidate Debates Broadcast in October

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Events | North Dakota | Press AARP North Dakota is co-sponsoring candidate debates beginning Oct. 10 on Prairie Public. The debates feature candidates for two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and four North Dakota statewide offices: Secretary of State, Agriculture Commissioner, and two seats on the Public Service Commission. Here is the schedule for when the debates will first broadcast on Prairie Public. All times are Central. Oct. 8—Secretary of State, Prairie Public radio network, 6:30 p.m. (April Fairfield, Al Jaeger, Roland Riemers) Oct. …

‘Caring for Family Caregivers’ Focus of November Lunch and Learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo, Grand Forks

Posted on 09/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | North Dakota | Press It may start with driving your dad to get groceries or taking your mom to the doctor. Later, you may find yourself taking more time off work, or even leaving the workforce to help care for your family member. No matter where you are in the continuum of caregiving, having a good framework in which to consider your loved one’s needs will make the process easier. AARP North Dakota is pleased to offer “Caring for Family Caregivers,” a lunch and …

Connect AARP to Your Community – Be Part of Our Education and Outreach Committee

Posted on 09/16/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

North Dakota | Volunteering AARP North Dakota is forming an Education and Outreach Committee that will strengthen our connections in communities across the state. Committee 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 our members. Here is the proposed purpose statement of the committee: The Education and Outreach Committee will provide vision and foster AARP education and outreach efforts in communities across the state, …

AARP ND Legislative Volunteers Resource Center

Posted on 09/9/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | North Dakota AARP ND Legislative Volunteers can use these resources to help them be successful advocates for 50+ North Dakotans.  These documents will be updated as needed and new materials added as needed. Please direct any questions to Associate State Director for Advocacy Josh Askvig jaskvig@aarp.org or 701-989-0129. Legislative Volunteers Brochure- a brochure outlining the AARP ND Legislative Volunteer Program and the registration form to sign up. Sign up online to be an AARP ND Legislative Volunteer 2014 Election “Your Guide to November Ballot Measures“ Legislative …

Beulah, Grand Forks, Reynolds Students Win ‘Why I Love My Grandparents’ Essay Contest

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Home & Family | North Dakota | Press Grandparents’ Day this Sunday, Sept. 7, will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Emily Severinson of Reynolds submitted the top entry in the 15-18 age group. She is the daughter of Gordon and Elizabeth Severinson and a sophomore at Central Valley High School. Victoria Hafner of Beulah submitted the winning entry in the 11-14 age group. …