AARP Tax-Aide Sites Open in 11 Locations

AARP Tax-Aide Sites Open in 11 Locations

Posted on 03/20/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press AARP Tax-Aide sites across North Dakota are open and ready to help people prepare their 2013 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 taxpayers …

AARP ND Volunteer Mike Tomasko Part of Volunteer Leadership Institute Inaugural Class

AARP ND Volunteer Mike Tomasko Part of Volunteer Leadership Institute Inaugural Class

Posted on 03/7/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

North Dakota | Volunteering Mike Tomasko is a retired health care executive, president of his homeowners’ association, and an AARP volunteer. When he was invited to become a volunteer leader, he felt an obligation to do so. “I could be happy not doing much of anything, no doubt about it,” Tomasko said.  “But when important issues come up and you may be able to make a difference, if you have the health and ability, you should try, because others have volunteered before you.” Tomasko, …

Join Us in March for Community Conversations in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot

Join Us in March for Community Conversations in Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks, and Minot

Posted on 02/21/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | North Dakota | Volunteering   AARP North Dakota is launching a series of community conversations across the state. We especially want to learn more from you about needs in your community and explore how AARP can work with you and others in your neighborhood and community to address those issues. These informal conversations will be a starting point, fostering collaboration and bringing together people who want to help make an impact locally. For example, the issues could focus on transportation, hunger, isolation, housing, caregiving, …

'Get Smart on Scams' at Lunch and Learns in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks

‘Get Smart on Scams’ at Lunch and Learns in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo, Grand Forks

Posted on 02/21/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press AARP North Dakota is hosting a “Get Smart on Scams” Lunch and Learn to help you learn how to protect yourself and your family from identity theft and fraud. The 90-minute program is being offered in Minot, Bismarck, Fargo and Grand Forks. Millions of Americans, including many North Dakotans, fall victim to fraudulent schemes every year, resulting in billions of dollars landing in the pockets of con artists. Whether it’s over the phone, through the mail, online or at your …

Are You a Caregiver? AARP Live to Feature Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer

Are You a Caregiver? AARP Live to Feature Caregiving Expert Amy Goyer

Posted on 02/19/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Home & Family | North Dakota Have you helped care for a loved one or do you know someone who is a family caregiver? According to the Pew Research Center, 39 percent of adults in the United States care for someone with significant health issues. Millions of Americans are helping take care of aging parents, a spouse or a family member. Don’t miss the chance to join a special conversation about caregiving on the next edition of AARP Live, Thursday, Feb. 20, at 9 p.m. CT. …

Living at Home (HCBS) Resources Page

Posted on 01/1/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | North Dakota Here we will post links and helpful items related to data and best practices that allow individuals to safely remain in their homes. www.longtermscorecard.org www.aarp.org/caregiving CMS Final Rule on HCBS Settings Interim ND Human Services Study of HCBS