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Join Us for These Upcoming Programs and Events

Happy new year!

    WELLNESS, WORK & CREATIVITY

    Stretch and Strength Yoga Series | September 2022 - February 2023 (Online)
    Enhance your mobility and strength our Strength and Stretch Yoga series. Our classes make yoga accessible by including modifying instructions for all ability levels. Learn more and register here for one or all of our classes. Consult your doctor before starting a new exercise regimen.

    LGBT+ LIFE EVENTS

    Celebrate Thanksmas | Thursday, Dec. 1 from 5:30-7 p.m. (in- person)
    AARP North Dakota,107 West Main Ave., Suite 125
    Join AARP ND and the newly formed Missouri River Rainbow Seniors for an evening of holiday fun! We’ll eat, drink, be merry and discuss plans for socializing and learning in 2023. No charge to attend, and all are welcome. A light meal and refreshments will be provided.

    Click here to register or call 877-926-8300.

    ADVOCACY

    AARP on Tap (in person)
    Join local legislators in Minot, Bismarck, Grand Forks and Fargo to share your priorities and learn their thoughts on the upcoming ND Legislative session.

    • Minot: Souris River Brewing, Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 5:30-7 p.m.
    • Bismarck: Laughing Sun Brewing, Wednesday, Nov. 30 from 5:30-7 p.m.
    • Grand Forks: Half Brothers Brewing, Tuesday, Dec. 13 from 5:30-7 p.m. Register here.
    • Fargo: Fargo Brewing Company, Wed., Dec. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. Register here.

    AARP’s Advocacy Day at the Capitol | Tuesday, Jan. 24 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
    Volunteers and staff will give briefings on issues and bills impacting older North Dakotans and your families. Topics include prescription drugs, home and community-based services, caregiving, fraud and consumer protections, pensions and more. You’ll attend committee hearings, visit with your legislators and have a chance to join them during the floor session.

    Bus transportation available from Grand Forks, Fargo, Jamestown. Lunch on Tuesday will be provided for all attendees. There is no cost to attend but registration is required.

    RETIREMENT READINESS

    Learn more about Social Security and/or Medicare in the format that works best for you! Learn more here.

    On demand events:
    Register to receive a link to videos and information about Medicare and Social Security to review at a time convenient to you. Links available through December 31, 2022.

    PASSPORT TO HEALTHY LIVING EVENTS

    Watch for our 2023 Passport events coming soon!

    AARP SMARTDRIVER COURSES

    Find online and in-person driver safety courses designed for North Dakota drivers age 50 and older. 

    AARP SPONSORED EVENTS

    2022 EVENT RECORDINGS

    Clean Cooking with Sue Balcom from Nov. 16
    Learn about clean cooking and local ingredients with local cook and farmer Sue Balcom.

    Menopause: What you Actually Need to Know from Oct. 19
    Dr. Jean Marie McGowan throws open the curtain to menopause. Understand the changes and discover how you can live your best life during this time. Watch the recording here.

    Get to Know Yoga from Sept. 21
    Learn about yoga basics and get comfortable with giving this incredibly beneficial activity a try. This session will prepare you for our yoga series offered through February 2023!  Watch the recording here.

    Get Your Yard Ready for Fall from August 17
    Don Kinzler, horticulturist with NDSU Extension for Cass County provides tips on how best to prepare our lawns and yard for fall and winter. Watch the recording here.

    FitLot & Outdoor Fitness from July 20
    Discover the fitness activities you can do in a FitLot or with other outdoor accessories available anywhere. Watch the recording here.

    Hiking Around North Dakota from June 15
    Avid hiker and author Susan Wefald talks about hiking around North Dakota plus insights from ND Parks and Rec on trails across the state. Watch the recording here. And see photos from our Summer 2022 hikes at Ft. Ransom, Cross Ranch and Turtle River State Parks here.

    Your Voice Your Vote Series | May 3, 10 and 17
    We offered three sessions to help you get ready to cast your ballot on June 14.

    LGBT Connect & Learn: Tips from Behind the Pharmacy Counter from May 12
    Two pharmacists shared their insights and the typical questions they receive. Watch the recording here.

    Homefit: Your Home for Life from March 24
    Learn how to stay in the home you love by turning where you live into a lifelong home. Watch the recording here and download the AARP Homefit Guide here.

    Brain Healthy Cooking from March 16
    Nicolle Aukland shared brain healthy food insights and more. Watch the recording here and download this brain health tip sheet here.

    Bismarck Briefing from March 10
    An overview of a conversation between City employees and residents regarding the future of Bismarck. Watch the recording here.

    Living Longer, Living Smarter: Health from Feb. 24
    Living Longer, Living Smarter is about preparing for the future. Watch the recording here.

    Faces of Fraud with Merne Manor from Feb. 23
    To help protect others from online scams, Merne Manor shared her story about an online purchase that went sour. Download our handout here.

    Smartphone Photo Editing from Jan. 19
    Learn about smartphone camera features and tips for capturing memorable photos. Watch the recording here.

    AARP/MDU Winter Heating Series
    Watch these four short clips and discover ways to manage your winter heating costs.

    About AARP North Dakota
    Contact information and more from your state office. Learn what we are doing to champion social change and help you live your best life.