— AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger North Dakota for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!

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— Join us for a free screening of “ROCKETMAN” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, at West Acres Cinema in Fargo. “ROCKETMAN” is an epic musical fantasy about the incredible story of Elton John’s breakthrough years. The film follows the fantastical journey of transformation from shy piano prodigy Reginald Dwight into international superstar Elton John, set to the pop icon’s most beloved songs. The movie stars Taron Egerton, Richard Madden, Jamie Bell and Bryce Dallas Howard! Watch the movie trailer here. …

— 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. To keep our members current on these interim studies, AARP North Dakota is hosting a monthly webinar/conference call. During these calls, expect to hear what the interim committees have been discussing, when the next meetings will be, and how you can help ensure …

— Take this simple step to help protect yourself from identity theft by having sensitive personal documents shredded for free on Saturday, June 1, in Minot and Grand Forks. A shredding truck will be at each location between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. The event is open to the public. There is a limit of two boxes. The Minot event will be held in the south parking lot at the Minot Municipal Auditorium, 420 3rd Ave. SW. The Grand Forks event …

— Whether the scam involves phony winnings from a fake sweepstakes or a threat to have you arrested for supposed nonpayment of taxes, information is the key to foiling scam artists. Attend this Fraud Watch lunch and learn to hear about the most prevalent scams locally, what to watch out for, and proactive steps you can take to protect yourself. There is no cost to attend this lunch and learn, but registration is required. Call 1-877-926-8300 or register online below by …

— Welcome to the second season of the Passport to Healthy Living program in Bismarck-Mandan. Join AARP at one or more of these free events in Bismarck-Mandan 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. If you participate in four or more activities and bring your stamped Passport to the December 3 holiday party open house, you’ll receive a special gift. There is …

— 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. If you participate in four or more activities and bring your stamped Passport to the December 4 holiday party open house, you’ll receive a special gift. There is no charge to …

— 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. If you missed our first telephone town hall on March 12, you can watch and listen to it here. We covered three main topic areas: what resources are available to caregivers …

— 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’s advocacy agenda is taking shape as we prepare for the 2019 session of the North Dakota Legislature, which beings on January 3. We’d like to invite you to participate in a conversation about or work with state legislators. At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, we’ll host a statewide telephone town hall for our members. We invite you to participate and ask your questions about the 2019 legislature and our advocacy work during the session. We know we’ll …