Mark Your Calendar! North Dakota AARP Volunteer Conference October 21-22 in Bismarck

Posted on 07/14/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | North Dakota | Volunteering Whether you’re a seasoned AARP volunteer or someone who aspires to being an AARP volunteer, make plans to attend the 2014 AARP State Volunteer Conference at the Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Kicking off with lunch on Tuesday, Oct. 21, this conference will provide education, networking and motivational programs for AARP volunteers from across the state. The conference will include national AARP presenters plus an array of sessions to appeal to the interests of all attendees. The prestigious Andrus Award recognition …

’10 Steps to Retirement’ Online Presentation

Posted on 07/8/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Money & Work | North Dakota In April and May, AARP North Dakota conducted a series of workshops called “10 Steps to Retirement” outlining AARP’s recommended steps to help you prepare for the retirement you want. Workshop participants gave the presentation high marks and we received a number of inquiries asking if and when we would repeat the workshop. Here it is! This narrated 17-minute online presentation allows you to watch and listen on your own time and ensure you get the information you desire. The …

Do You Have the Proper ID to Vote in North Dakota? Are You Sure?

Posted on 04/29/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Events | Local Resources | North Dakota | Press Because of voter identification law changes passed by the 2013 North Dakota Legislature, state residents should ensure they have one of the five valid forms of identification that will be allowed at the polls. The five valid forms of identification are: North Dakota driver’s license North Dakota non-driver’s ID Tribal issued ID Student ID voting certificate Long-term care ID certificate   In all cases, state law requires the ID to include the voter’s name, residential address (not a PO Box), …

Uninsured, Low-income North Dakotans Can Sign Up for Expanded Medicaid Coverage

Posted on 04/4/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Health & Wellbeing | North Dakota Today in North Dakota, there are options for everyone to obtain health insurance coverage regardless of their income. No one plans to get sick or hurt, but most people need to get treated for an illness or injury at some point, and health insurance coverage helps protect you from the high cost of health care. An estimated 32,000 uninsured North Dakotans could have health coverage as early as January if they sign up for Medicaid this month. Under an expansion …

Needed: Your Experience

Posted on 04/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

North Dakota | Volunteering Many of you have had rewarding careers in which you’ve gained excellent experience – experience that can be valuable to others. If you are still working full-time or part-time, the skills you have can also be of value outside of your workplace. We invite you to bring those talents and your knowledge to our organization and become an active AARP volunteer. Together, we can make a difference! AARP is a diverse community of members with a collective strength to drive …

Become an AARP North Dakota Legislative Volunteer

Posted on 03/31/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | North Dakota | Volunteering Volunteers are a critical resource for AARP and the work we do to make a positive impact on the lives of others, including here in North Dakota. The AARP North Dakota office is looking for Legislative Volunteers – people interested in issues important to our members and their families. Even though the legislature is not in session until 2015, our work continues. Legislative interim committees are meeting to study important issues to be considered during the next session of the …