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), …

Invite Your Grandchildren to Enter ‘Why I Love My Grandparents’ Essay Contest

Posted on 04/21/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Home & Family | North Dakota | Press To celebrate the important role grandparents play in the lives of grandchildren and their families, AARP North Dakota is once again sponsoring a “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Last year more than 500 students entered the free contest open to any North Dakota student age 6-18 in public or private schools, elementary to high school. The top entry in each of three age divisions will receive a $250 prize. Winners will be announced on or near Grandparent’s Day …

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 …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

Posted on 03/26/2014 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 …