FREE Tax Prep and Assistance

Posted on 02/3/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources As the saying goes, there are only two guarantees in life, death and taxes.    There’s not much we can do about the former, but as for getting your taxes done,  AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers can help. More than 150 volunteers across the state, at a dozen locations listed below are now providing free tax preparation and assistance for taxpayers with low to moderate income.  In 2012, South Dakota volunteers served more than 9300 people and filed more than 6,000 electronic …

AARP Fights ID Theft and Fraud in South Dakota

AARP Fights ID Theft and Fraud in South Dakota

Posted on 01/6/2014 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources AARP is mounting a local campaign to fight identity theft and fraud through its Fraud Watch Network. Identity theft and other forms of fraud pose a serious threat in South Dakota. Fraud and scams cause billions in loses every year. That is why AARP South Dakota is partnering with Attorney General Marty Jackley to fight back. The AARP Fraud Watch Network is designed to give South Dakotans access to information to help protect them and their families from theft and …

Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month

Posted on 09/3/2013 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources Did you know one in eight South Dakotans is food insecure – meaning they don’t have enough – or nutritious enough food to eat?  In South Dakota,  nearly 20% of the 50+ population lives below the poverty line – earning less than $1600 each month. Many of those individuals, are part of the 9 million people 50 and older in America, who face the risk of hunger. They’re our friends, our neighbors, our family, and they don’t want to be …

Great Place, New Face!

Great Place, New Face!

Posted on 07/15/2013 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources My South Dakota Adventure – by AARP South Dakota Interim State Director Hello, I’m Scott Musser, Associate State Director for Advocacy and Outreach at the Illinois AARP office, but for the month of July – I’m in South Dakota serving as the Interim State Director while Sarah Jennings is on renewal (a special sabbatical AARP offers employees). This is my first time in South Dakota, and I am really enjoying the opportunity to get to know and work with the …

Contact AARP South Dakota

Posted on 05/21/2013 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources AARP South Dakota is in your community and your corner, leading a revolution to help South Dakotans 50+ and their families lead their best lives through advocacy, education and community service. Our state office is located in Sioux Falls, SD and our all volunteer run Information Center is located in Rapid City.   State Office: AARP South Dakota 5101 S. Nevada Ave. Suite 150 Sioux Falls, SD 57108 sdaarp@aarp.org 1-866-542-8172 M-F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Information Center: Rushmore Mall …

Help with storm clean-up available

Help with storm clean-up available

Posted on 04/24/2013 by | AARP South Dakota | Comments

Local Resources If you or an elderly or disabled friend or neighbor could use help cleaning up from recent ice storms, help is on the way! The Helpline Center is seeking homeowners who need assistance.  By simply dialing 211 or calling 605-339-4357, area residents can get assistance cleaning up storm debris. Sioux Falls Area companies and volunteers are lined up and ready to spend May 4th  “branching out” to help seniors and people with disabilities who need storm cleanup assistance. The Sioux Empire …