— Join us on September 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm CT for Part 1 of AARP’s Interactive Social Security Webinar as we explore each of the five most asked about (and often misunderstood) Social Security topics—including applying for benefits, survivor benefits, spousal benefits, the earnings limit, and benefits for married couples. Plus, you can ask specific questions for the experts to answer using our interactive Q&A tool. We’ll also introduce you to AARP’s easy-to-use online tools, including our Benefits Calculator and a …

— Taking care of a loved one isn’t always a walk in the park. Family caregiving means juggling many areas of help—personal, financial, medical, and more. Now you can talk to others dealing with the same issues. AARP’s Caregiving Q&A Webcasts are hosted by Dr. Jean Accius, a nationally recognized expert on aging policy, livable communities and long-term services. Register today to ask questions and learn about the issues important to you. How to Manage the Daily Needs of Your Loved One Tuesday, August …

— Think you could never be scammed? Think again! Every day scammers come up with new ways to get your money. Attend this “Operation: Stop Scams” lunch and learn to hear from local law enforcement about the most prevalent scams locally, what to watch out for, and proactive steps you can take to protect yourself. Lunch will be served and we invite you to bring a nonperishable food item that will be donated to the Great Plains Food Bank. There is …

— A number of events are planned in Bismarck-Mandan as part of a new partnership between AARP North Dakota and the Missouri Valley Family YMCA to promote healthy living and volunteerism in Bismarck-Mandan. The kick-off event for this partnership is the AARP-YMCA Community Picnic and Volunteer Fair, taking place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, at Sleepy Hollow Park. At the picnic you will be able to learn more about this partnership. You’ll also hear about opportunities to join pickleball classes, …

— Hop on a bus at the Bismarck YMCA on Friday, Sept. 8, and join us for a group outing at the United Tribes Powwow. Enjoy the grand entry, the dance contests, and learn more about the cultural and artistic performances at the powwow. The bus will leave at 6:30 p.m. from the YMCA’s northeast parking lot. We’ll have a guide on the bus to describe the event and provide some information enroute. You can choose to return to the YMCA …

— Join us for an evening at Riverwood Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for Putts and Pints. Whether you’re a golf novice, an expert, or someone who is simply curious about this lifetime sport,  the golf pros will focus on putting, with other tips and recommendations for newcomers to the sport. Please wear athletic or golf shoes. All other equipment will be provided, but you can bring your own if you wish. You’ll also learn about volunteer …

— Learn simple steps to increase your online security Are you an easy target for online hackers or scammers? By learning some simple steps to secure your phone, increase your online safety and recognize scams, you reduce your risk of becoming the next victim. That’s why it’s a smart move to attend AARP’s Online Safety Workshop. In this live, one-hour online event, you’ll be guided by your workshop host as you learn the latest in online safety. You’ll also learn about …

— This summer’s heat can create health challenges for seniors and people with certain medical conditions. A cooling assistance program provides financial help to eligible low-income households and our most vulnerable citizens to help prevent heat-related illnesses. The funds from this program help purchase and install a window air conditioning unit, repair an old unit, or purchase oscillating or window fans. The work is completed by a Community Action agency located in the state’s eight largest cities. In order to qualify …

— Learn how to create a family plan and find the support you need You may care for someone full time, 24/7. Or you may help someone with driving or grocery shopping a couple times a week. Either way, you’re a caregiver. And AARP’s caregiving expert, Amy Goyer, is here to guide you on your journey during the Online CAREversations Workshop. It’s a live, interactive event, so it’s the perfect way for busy people like you to access expert advice, interact …

— Join us at the 7th Annual Symphony Rocks at Bluestem Amphitheater in Moorhead on Thursday, August 17. AARP members and their guests will receive discounted general admission tickets for $15. The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra, together with Fargo’s POST-TRAUMATIC FUNK SYNDROME, presents “Let’s Go Crazy: Legends of Rock.” The fundraiser concert will feature music by rock legends Prince, David Bowie, George Michael, Leonard Cohen and more, plus orchestral favorites performed by the symphony. Tickets can be purchased here on the symphony website. …