AARP Tax-Aide Sites Open in 11 Locations

Posted on 01/26/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press AARP Foundation Tax-Aide sites across North Dakota are open and ready to help people prepare their 2014 tax returns. This service is available to middle- and low-income taxpayers of all ages with special attention to those 60 and older. You do not have to be an AARP member to take advantage of this free service, says Muriel Peterson of Bismarck, volunteer state coordinator of Tax-Aide in North Dakota. IRS-certified volunteers are trained to assist in filing accurate returns and help …

February 2015 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 01/25/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Check out the January-February 2015 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: Times and places for Tax-Aide sites across the state. An invitation to our legislative “halftime reports” in early March in Grand Forks, Fargo, Minot and Bismarck. Hope to participate in our Friday legislative update calls. An update on health insurance enrollment, which ends Feb. 15. 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 …

Join the Team at AARP’s Legislative Halftime Report

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

Advocacy | Events | North Dakota | Press 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

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | North Dakota | Press 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 …

Participate in This Week’s Legislative Update

Posted on 01/15/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | North Dakota | Volunteering 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. – See more at: http://states.aarp.org/n-d-legislature-convenes-january-6-read-about-aarp-priority-issues-and-learn-how-to-get-involved/#sthash.n66i63FU.dpuf AARP North Dakota has six priorities going …

Become Part of Our Education and Outreach Team

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

North Dakota | Volunteering 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 …