‘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 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 …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

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

Events 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 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 …

October 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events Check out the October 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming “Caring for Family Caregivers” lunch and learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo and Grand Forks. AARP-sponsored candidate debates on Prairie Public. Grandparent essay contest winners. 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. October 2014 AARP North Dakota News

North Dakota Candidate Debates Broadcast in October

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

Events AARP North Dakota is co-sponsoring candidate debates beginning Oct. 8 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. …

330 Pounds of Food Donated by Members at ‘AARP Night at the Museum’

Posted on 08/27/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events People who attended AARP Night at the Museum July 31 at the North Dakota Heritage Center collectively donated 330 pounds of food and paper products, which was given to Ministry on the Margins in Bismarck. “Your food drive was such a blessing to us,” said Michael Schneider, who volunteers with the food bank. “In July we served 142 household and distributed nearly 4,000 pounds of food. We could not do this without caring and generous partners like AARP!” AARP members …