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AARP Plans Public Meeting on Social Security, Medicare Reforms

AARP North Dakota will seek public input on Social Se­curity and Medicare reform proposals being debated in Washington and on the campaign trail at an August 16 meeting in Bismarck.

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What’s in the Health Care Law For You – Today

By Nicole Duritz, Vice President, Health AARP Education & Outreach

Many families across the country already know how the new health care law, the Affordable Care Act, is helping them. They’ve been able to maintain coverage for their college-age children, or buy health insurance after being previously labeled “uninsurable.” Still millions more have discounts on expensive prescription drugs.

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Time to Make Your Voice Heard

A voice has been missing from the political debate over the future of Social Security and Medicare – yours.

For more than a year, the President and Congress have been talking about changes to Medicare and Social Security as part of a budget deal. Absent from these discussions is how any changes would affect you and your family. Starting this week, we’re taking the debate out from behind closed doors in Washington, and launching “You’ve Earned a Say” – a national conversation to ensure you and other North Dakotans have a say in the future of Medicare and Social Security.

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New Health Law Guide provides personalized report

President Barrack Obama supports AARP’s new health initiatives. (Photo courtesy of wsj.com )

Today AARP launched a personalized online tool, the Health L aw Guide, to help people of all ages understand benefits available currently and in the future under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Through a brief se­ries of questions, AARP’s unique web-based tool provides an indi­vidually tailored report outlining coverage details based on an indi­vidual’s existing health care coverage or what other health cov­erage the individual may be eli­gible to get.

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AARP’s tax-aide offices opening

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Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 1, AARP Tax-Aide sites in North Dakota will be open and ready to help this tax season. AARP Tax-Aide is the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax preparation service, where volunteers commit their time and talents to help their neighbors. This service is available to middle- and low-income taxpayers of all ages with special attention to those 60 and older.

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