‘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

Press 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 …

November 2014 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 10/17/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Press Check out the November 2014 AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: upcoming “Caring for Family Caregivers” lunch and learns in Minot, Bismarck, West Fargo and Grand Forks. the North Dakota recipient of AARP’s highest volunteer honor. heating assistance program for low-income. a volunteer opportunity that will warm your heart while helping others in your community. 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 …

Minot’s Sharon Ervin Johnson Receives Prestigious Volunteer Community Service Award

Posted on 10/15/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Press 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 …

AARP North Dakota Statement on Measure 1/State President Resignation

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

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 …

Beulah, Grand Forks, Reynolds Students Win ‘Why I Love My Grandparents’ Essay Contest

Posted on 09/3/2014 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Press Grandparents’ Day this Sunday, Sept. 7, will be even more special for many grandmothers and grandfathers. They were the subjects of essays written by their grandchildren for AARP North Dakota’s “Why I Love My Grandparents” essay contest. Emily Severinson of Reynolds submitted the top entry in the 15-18 age group. She is the daughter of Gordon and Elizabeth Severinson and a sophomore at Central Valley High School. Victoria Hafner of Beulah submitted the winning entry in the 11-14 age group. …

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

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

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), …