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

Posted on 10/23/2014 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 …

November 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Check out the November 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming “Caring for Family Caregivers” lunch and learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo and Grand Forks. the North Dakota recipient of AARP’s highest volunteer honor. heating assistance program for low-income. a volunteer opportunity that will warm your heart while helping others in your community. 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 …

Minot’s Sharon Ervin Johnson Receives Prestigious Volunteer Community Service Award

Posted on 10/15/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Dr. Sharon Ervin Johnson of Minot will be presented with the 2014 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service Oct. 21 in Bismarck. AARP North Dakota selected Dr. Johnson for her significant volunteer service and for the impact she has on the lives of others and on the two communities where she has lived the past 20 years – Bismarck and Minot. “Dr. Johnson has enhanced the lives of hundreds of individuals from all walks of life,” read the nomination submitted …

AARP North Dakota Statement on Measure 1/State President Resignation

Posted on 10/13/2014 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. As a nonpartisan organization, AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. However, we do work to educate members on where candidates stand on issues important to our members. AARP does take positions on public policy issues and supports specific …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

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

Events | Home & Family | North Dakota 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 …

Get Help with Medicare Open Enrollment

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

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | North Dakota The North Dakota Insurance Department is conducting free Medicare Part D enrollment events in seven North Dakota cities between Oct. 15 and Oct. 30. You should compare your prescription drug plan during this time. If you are not able to attend an enrollment event, you can call 2-1-1 from anywhere in North Dakota no later than Nov. 21. After providing your medication information and answering some questions, information on your top two or three plan choices will be mailed to …