Use of AARP Name, Logo in Campaign Ads not Authorized

Posted on 10/31/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Advocacy | Press | South Dakota AARP: Use of Association’s Name, Logo in Campaign Ads Not AuthorizedAssociation does not endorse candidates in any political races Upon learning of its name and logo appearing in campaign ads in the race for United States Senate, AARP is issuing the following statement by Sarah Jennings, State Director for AARP South Dakota.   “AARP does not endorse candidates or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. “While candidate for U.S. Senate, Rick Weiland, was employed by AARP in 2002 and …

Work your mind. Warm your heart.

Posted on 10/21/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Events | Money & Work | South Dakota | Volunteering Want to make a difference in your community? AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is looking to expand in the Watertown South Dakota area to offer free tax assistance and preparation to taxpayers with low to moderate income.  It’s part of the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree to use this service – or to volunteer! Last year, …

Get to know AARP in Rapid City at Free Coffee Fridays!

Posted on 10/13/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Events | South Dakota | Volunteering Feels like fall!  What better way to warm up than with a FREE cup of coffee and some great conversation with friends.  Connect with AARP in Rapid City and get to know us, learn what we’re doing in the community and find out about opportunities to get involved at FREE Coffee Fridays. Every Friday, starting October 17 through November, AARP in Rapid City will host FREE Coffee Fridays at Black Hills Bagels from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Black Hills …

Seeking Tax Prep Volunteers in South Dakota

Posted on 10/1/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources | South Dakota | Volunteering Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”   As 2014 winds down, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is gearing up for the upcoming tax season by recruiting volunteers.    Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a numbers whiz, or even an accountant to be a Tax-aide volunteer – you just need a good heart and willingness to help others! Last year nearly 150 volunteers in South Dakota alone help more than 10,200 taxpayers …

Learn How to Avoid Being Scammed

Posted on 09/26/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Money & Work | South Dakota Older adults are popular targets for scam artists who bilk Americans out of billions of dollars annually. AARP has been holding informational meetings in all of the state’s 66 counties to combat financial fraud. The meetings will culminate with a special session at 6 p.m. Sept. 25 at Callaway’s restaurant, 500 E. 69th St., Sioux Falls. Information about scammers and how people can protect themselves will be presented. Dinner will be provided. The meeting is free and open to the …

Learn About Long-term Care Options

Posted on 09/22/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Events | Health & Wellbeing | Home & Family | Local Resources | South Dakota If you, a family member, friend or co-worker would like to find out more about long-term care, the costs related to it, how to plan for long-term care needs, what Medicare and Medicaid will cover and how the Long-Term Care Partnership Program can help you, now is your chance. Since September 2007, the State of South Dakota has worked to educate and inform citizens through FREE education sessions open to the public. These sessions provide the information you need today …