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

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Home & Family 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 …

September AARP North Dakota Newsletter

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Community | Contact Us | Driver Safety | Events | Press | Volunteering Check out the September AARP North Dakota News. Stories include: October listening lunches for family caregivers. New information on September’s volunteer conference. Upcoming events around the state. Several new volunteer opportunities. Upcoming driver safety classes around the state. The state president’s observations about volunteerism. If you’d like to receive the newsletter by mail every month, email your USPS address to lhalvorson@aarp.org. September 2015 AARP North Dakota News

October Listening Lunches for Family Caregivers Planned in Fargo, Grand Forks, Minot, Bismarck

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Caregiving | Events | Home & Family | Press As a family caregiver, could you use a helping hand? 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 AARP and other family caregivers to discuss the challenges you face, and learn about the resources available to you. AARP North Dakota is hosting a series of lunchtime listening sessions in October to encourage family caregivers to share their struggles, needs and …

Shred Personal Documents for Free Saturday, Oct. 17, in Bismarck and Fargo

Posted on 09/1/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Community | Events | Local Resources | Money & Work | Press AARP North Dakota and Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Minnesota and North Dakota invite Fargo-Moorhead and Bismarck-Mandan area residents to shred unneeded documents for free on “Secure Your ID Day,” Saturday, Oct. 17. The Fargo event will be held at the Wells Fargo branch at 2501 13th Ave. S. The Bismarck event will be held at the Wells Fargo Gateway Mall location at 1050 E. Interstate Ave. The times for each of the events are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

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

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

Community | Events | Press | Volunteering 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 …

Save Money! Take the AARP Safe Driving Class

Posted on 08/23/2015 by | AARP North Dakota | Comments

Events | Home & Family 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 …