Learn to Outsmart the Scam Artists; Attend One of These Fraud Watch Network Lunch and Learns

Posted on 10/11/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Protect yourself from becoming a victim of scams and fraud by attending an AARP Fraud Watch Lunch and Learn in November. You’ll hear from the North Dakota Attorney General’s Office in a 90-minute program designed to give you the information you need to avoid becoming a victim. The session will cover current scams perpetrated by phone, mail, via the Internet, and in person. Representatives from the North Dakota Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division will lead the session. They’ll discuss the …

Movies for Grownups Comes to Bismarck, Grand Forks in November

Posted on 10/10/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

In connection with AARP’s I HEART CAREGIVERS initiative, you are invited to watch a free screening of THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING in Bismarck or Grand Forks. I HEART CAREGIVERS works to recognize and support the 42 million Americans who perform a great labor of love every day—caring for older parents, spouses and others to help them live independently at home, where they want to be. Starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING is the extraordinary story of …

November AARP North Dakota Newsletter

Posted on 10/9/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Check out the November AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: November fraud and scam lunch and learns. Free movie screenings in Bismarck and Grand Forks New “Fraud Fighters” and Life Reimagined guides. Volunteer opportunities with Tax-Aide. No experience necessary! Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. November 2015 AARP North Dakota News

AARP Fraud Fighters: Available for Fraud and Scam Presentations in Your Community

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

AARP has a group of volunteers from across the state who are trained to be “Fraud Fighters,” and are willing to provide valuable presentations to help protect North Dakotans from fraud and scams. The Fraud Fighters are equipped with resources and up-to-date information to help safeguard against identity theft and other scams. Presentations include information on watchdog alerts, how to spot and avoid scams, and how to protect yourself and your family. If you know of an organization or service …

As A Family Caregiver, Could You Use A Little Help? Take This Survey

Posted on 10/8/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

State lawmakers launched a study this summer to determine what kinds of support family caregivers need. The study could lead to legislation in 2017 to ease the burden on those caring for a loved one at home. If you are caring for an aging parent or loved one, you’re probably feeling the weight of time, money and stress involved in this labor of love. Join other family caregivers by answering a few questions that can help highlight the challenges you …

Grand Forks’ Alice Hoffert to Receive AARP’s Highest Volunteer Award for Community Service

Posted on 08/25/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Alice Hoffert of Grand Forks will be presented with the 2015 AARP Andrus Award for Community Service Sept. 23 in Fargo. AARP North Dakota selected Hoffert for her significant volunteer service and for the impact she has on the lives of others in Grand Forks. Hoffert is an active volunteer in a number of organizations in Grand Forks. She volunteers at the Grand Forks Senior Center and has served on its board of directors for 12 years, including three terms …