Register for AARP SD Lobby Day 2015

Posted on 01/9/2015 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Events Happy New Year from AARP South Dakota!  It’s time to register for Lobby Day 2015.    We want you to join us at the state Capitol in Pierre for lunch and conversation with your representatives.  This is an opportunity for you to get to know your elected officials, and discuss issues that matter to South Dakotans 50+ and their families.   AARP South Dakota remains committed to ensuring South Dakotans of every generation have access to affordable, quality health care, and consumer …

Tour the Capitol, Speak with Legislators, Make a Difference

Posted on 01/1/2015 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events AARP South Dakota is hosting its annual Lobby Day Jan. 27 at the Capitol in Pierre. Participants will learn about proposed bills that could affect AARP South Dakota members and their families in the 2015 legislative session. Key issues include tax relief for people who are 65-plus or have disabilities, expanding Medicaid to cover uninsured low-wage workers and their families, and making it easier for long-term care facilities to get loans for building improvements. Participants also will tour the Capitol …

Dine & Discuss Next Legislative Session

Posted on 12/1/2014 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Events Budget issues tend to dominate the South Dakota legislature, and the 2015 session is likely to follow that pattern. Members of AARP South Dakota in the Sioux Falls area have an opportunity to learn about issues the organization will be following during the upcoming session. A free Dine & Discuss luncheon will be held Dec. 12, from noon to 1 p.m., at the AARP South Dakota office at 5101 S. Nevada Ave., Suite 150. AARP members and their families are …

Work your mind. Warm your heart.

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

Events 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 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 …

Learn About Long-term Care Options

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

Events 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 …