December 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 11/24/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | Money & Work | North Dakota | Press | Volunteering Check out the December 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: A preview of some of the issues we’ll be working on during the 2015 session of the North Dakota Legislature. Our search for a new state volunteer president. Where to get help during the Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period. How to protect yourself from holiday scams. A request for your caregiving story. and the latest schedule of driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

Posted on 11/23/2014 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 …

AARP ND Legislative Volunteers Resource Center

Posted on 11/9/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | North Dakota AARP ND Legislative Volunteers can use these resources to help them be successful advocates for 50+ North Dakotans.  These documents will be updated as needed and new materials added as needed. Please direct any questions to Associate State Director for Advocacy Josh Askvig jaskvig@aarp.org or 701-989-0129. AARP ND Legislative Volunteers Brochure- a brochure outlining the AARP ND Legislative Volunteer Program and the registration form to sign up. Sign up online to be an AARP ND Legislative Volunteer N.D. Legislature Convenes January 6; …

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 …

Get Help with Medicare Open Enrollment

Posted on 10/14/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | North Dakota AARP encourages everyone with Medicare to take advantage of this year’s Medicare Open Enrollment period Oct. 15 through Dec. 7 to review their health and prescription drug plans for 2015. AARP wants people to know the Medicare plan changes that can be made, the four things to consider, and how to make changes. “Whether you have original Medicare or a Medicare Advantage plan, don’t miss this seven-week window to make changes to your insurance coverage,” said Nicole Duritz, AARP Vice …

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 …