August 2015 AARP North Dakota Newsletter – Your Latest News

Posted on 07/28/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

About AARP | Advocacy | Community | Events | Health & Wellbeing | Local Resources | Money & Work | Volunteering Check out the August AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: A new report on North Dakota’s 62,100 family caregivers. Your chance to be heard on MDU’s proposed natural gas rate increase. Information on September’s volunteer conference. The state president’s observations after taking the AARP Safe Driver course. Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. A story from the only North Dakotan invited to attend July’s White House Conference on Aging. Several new volunteer opportunities. Upcoming events around the state. And …

Find Real Possibilities at the State Volunteer Conference Sept. 23-24 in Fargo

Posted on 07/20/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Volunteering Find your real possibilities at the AARP North Dakota 2015 State Volunteer Conference, set for Sept. 23-24, at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. The conference provides an opportunity for AARP volunteers from across the state to connect, engage and be empowered to act on issues affecting them, their families and communities. Whether you’re a current AARP volunteer or you aspire to become one, this conference is designed especially for you. Get a Washington insider’s view of the political environment from …

North Dakota Family Caregivers Provide $860 Million in Unpaid Care According to AARP Study

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Home & Family | Press Family caregivers in North Dakota provided 58 million hours of care – worth an estimated $860 million – to their parents, spouses, partners, and other adult loved ones in 2013, according to AARP Public Policy Institute’s new report, Valuing the Invaluable: 2015 Update. Nationwide, the total estimated economic value of uncompensated care provided by family caregivers surpassed total Medicaid spending ($449 billion). The estimated economic value of their unpaid contributions was approximately $470 billion in 2013. Family caregiving for relatives …

Will You Help? Bismarck-Mandan Volunteers Needed

Posted on 07/16/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Community | Events | Volunteering AARP North Dakota will be working with two Bismarck-Mandan projects and if you live in the area, we invite you to join us! United Way Day of Caring – Wednesday, August 12 On Wednesday, August 12, the United Way Day of Caring will complete approximately 50 projects throughout the community. AARP North Dakota is forming a staff/volunteer team to work on “city beautification,” and we hope you will consider joining us! We ask that volunteers bring their own gloves, hats …

Become an AARP North Dakota Legislative Volunteer

Posted on 07/15/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | 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 2017, our work continues. Legislative interim committees are meeting to study important issues to be considered during the next session of the …

’10 Steps to Retirement’ Online Presentation

Posted on 07/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Uncategorized 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 “10 Steps to Retirement” …