AARP North Dakota

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SEP 10, 2019
Volunteers, and those aspiring to be volunteers, are invited to join AARP North Dakota at one of two Volunteer Recognition Luncheons being held in Bismarck on Wednesday, October 9; and in Fargo on Thursday, October 10. The luncheon events will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in each location.
SEP 13, 2019
Jamestown, Forman & New Salem
SEP 10, 2019
Register for our next telephone town hall for family caregivers
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Welcome to the Passport to Healthy Living program. Join AARP at one or more of these free events in the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo area that focus on health and wellness. You’ll have a chance to meet new people, have some fun, enjoy new experiences, and live a more healthy life.
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The North Dakota Legislative Assembly only meets every other year. However, during the “interim,” legislative committees will study a wide array of important issues. AARP will be closely watching issues important to North Dakotans 50 and older.
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North Dakota has become the latest state to add safeguards to its long-term care resident rights law to address privacy, consent and electronic monitoring in long-term care facilities. These rights extend to residents of nursing homes, basic care and assisted living facilities and swing-bed facilities.
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Emergency respite funding for eligible North Dakota caregivers is now available through the Lifespan Respite Care Grant.
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AARP North Dakota is seeking nominations for its Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors North Dakotans 50 and older who share their experience, talent, and skills to enrich the lives of others.
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2019 Legislature Wraps Up and Older North Dakotans Win Big
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If you’re not currently a caregiver, you likely will be one in the future or need the help of a caregiver yourself at some point in your life. This year AARP North Dakota is hosting a series of caregiving telephone town halls to help support North Dakota family caregivers.
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Today, AARP announced the launch of ‘ Stop Rx Greed,’ a nationwide campaign aimed at lowering prescription drug prices. The goal of AARP’s sustained campaign is to help drive down drug prices for all Americans by advocating for a variety of legislative, executive, and regulatory actions at both the federal and state level.
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AARP is accepting applications for the 2019 Community Challenge grant program to fund “quick-action” projects that spark change in local communities. The grant program is part of AARP’s nationwide Livable Communities initiative, which aims to make communities great places to live for everyone.
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Ellen Schafer of Bismarck has been appointed to the AARP North Dakota Executive Council, and Dr. Michael Worner of Fargo has been reappointed to the Executive Council for a second two-year term.
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