— 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 …

— AARP North Dakota and the Red River Rainbow Seniors are co-sponsoring a series of lounge and learns of particular interest to the LGBT community. All three lounge and learns are from 5:30-7 p.m. and will be held at the Delta by Marriott in Fargo. There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required. A light meal and refreshments will be provided. These sessions are designed especially for the LGBT population and their loved ones. Anyone interested is welcome to …

— While the job of family caregiver is important and rewarding, it also can be overwhelming, stressful and often times can take its toll on the caregiver’s health. Attend this lunch and learn where a panel of local experts will share information on how to balance your work and life and take care of yourself. We’ll also share insights from AARP’s caregiving expert Amy Goyer. At some point in our lives, we will all become caregivers or need the help of …

— Amy Goyer, AARP’s Family and Caregiving expert and author of “Juggling Life, Work, and Caregiving,” will be the featured speaker at AARP North Dakota’s lunch and learns Nov. 14 in Bismarck and Nov. 15 in Fargo. Goyer is a nationally known expert on aging and families, specializing in family caregiving, grandparenting, and multigenerational issues. She has spent more than 30 years advocating for and serving older adults and families. A recognized media authority, she has appeared on Good Morning America, …

— AARP Wisconsin is hosting two free Home Fit workshops in Milwaukee and West Allis this October. The workshops are designed to help you ensure your home is safe and accessible. AARP Home Fit Workshops educate participants about the types of home modifications that can help you age-in-place and go about your daily activities while staying comfortable, independent and injury-free. Join us to learn strategies to make your home more accessible and the suggested products available to make these changes and more! Be …

— AARP Mississippi is proud to present the Scholar Athlete of the Week program this fall. Mississippi is home to outstanding Scholar Athletes who go over and beyond in sports and academics. This fall, we will recognize these high school students weekly beginning in October. The students will receive a certificate and monetary award. AARP Mississippi invites you to nominate a young man or woman for the Scholar Athlete of the Week. Whether it’s your child or grandchild, nominate a high school student …

— ENGLISH Desde la clásica celebración de las Fiestas Patrias, hasta nuestra asociación con el popular equipo de fútbol, LA Galaxy y nuestra participación en la reconocida CicLAvia; AARP en Los Ángeles ha preparado varios eventos para celebrar nuestras contribuciones como Latinos a nuestra sociedad y también para brindarte herramientas que te ayudarán a vivir tu vida mejor. Muchos de nuestros eventos son gratis, pero en algunos de ellos debes inscribirte con anticipación. SEPTIEMBRE:  Boleros de Noche | La Plaza de Cultura …

— Always seeking ways to “Serve Not to be Served,” members of Brian Jacks’ AARP VA Roanoke and Lynchburg leadership teams met at Gross and Sons Apple Orchard in Bedford County to glean fallen apples for those in need.  This was their first time participating in such an endeavor to support AARP VA’s September focus on hunger.  Brian’s family joined us in the effort.  The effort was set up for us by Sarah Ramey and conducted by Bill Leach of The …

— AARP members are invited to join us for coffee and conversation when we are in your neighborhood. The locations we plan to be at before the end of the year are listed below. Check back here for updates on locations in each community. A volunteer leader from AARP North Dakota’s Executive Council will moderate the 60-90 minute conversation. We’ll spend just a few minutes talking about our work to support family caregivers in North Dakota, health care, and some of …

— Lawmakers approved permanent Aging and Disability Resource Centers at locations across the state. These free one-stop sites for information, referral and assistance were first launched as a demonstration project in 2015 to connect older and disabled Nebraskans and family caregivers with the support and services they need. Such information can help people stay in their homes longer and avoid costly care. The new law, which passed in April, means the centers are no longer temporary and instead will serve as …