Cooling Assistance Available to Low-Income Seniors and Individuals with Medical Needs

Posted on <time class="entry-date published" datetime="2018-07-03T07:27:00+00:00">July 3, 2018</time><time class="updated" datetime="2018-07-03T10:14:44+00:00">July 3, 2018</time> by AARP North Dakota

As summer temperatures rise, staying cool can become a necessity for seniors and people with certain medical conditions. Cooling assistance is available for qualifying households through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “Extreme heat and humidity can create health and safety issues for older adults and other individuals with certain medical conditions,” said Michele Gee, director of the Department of Human Services’ Economic Assistance Division. “This program provides extra help to vulnerable individuals who need to stay safe …

Kraft Joins AARP North Dakota as Summer Communication Intern

Posted on <time class="entry-date published updated" datetime="2017-06-13T11:50:18+00:00">June 13, 2017</time> by AARP North Dakota

Although she walked in the University of Mary graduation ceremony April 29, Bismarck resident Cassidy Kraft has one more task to complete before earning her degree in mass communication, with a minor in marketing. Kraft began a 13-week internship June 5 at AARP North Dakota. She will focus on communication projects including; social media, volunteer recruitment, campaign planning and implementation, and event planning. During her experience at the University of Mary, Kraft was an editor for the school newspaper, completed …