— 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 South Dakota for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us! To register, click the links below or call 1-844-227-9304.

— AARP is proud to work with the Washington Pavilion to help connect our members with entertaining and educational offerings all throughout the year! This Spring, AARP in Sioux Falls is sponsoring a production of the Tony Award-winning musical Les Miserables on Thursday, June 13. Directly following it’s acclaimed Broadway return, Les Miserables will come to Sioux Falls to entertain audiences with seven shows over the five day run.  With many beloved songs and an beautifully artistic set, this show is sure to …

— Attend AARP’s free, two-part webinar to find out how. Tips for Working Caregivers from Working Caregivers Part 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Are you trying to balance caring for an aging or disabled loved one while working full or part time? Get the tips, ideas and support you need at AARP’s free, two-part webinar. Register today to get answers from AARP experts, a working family caregiver like you …

— As tax season wraps up, AARP South Dakota will host a series of free events across the state aimed at preventing identity theft. The AARP Fraud Watch Network sessions will teach residents ways they can protect themselves from the latest scams. The events are free and open to the public. Space is limited, so registration is required. The first session will be in Rapid City, on Tuesday, April 23, from noon to 1 p.m., at the Holiday Inn-Rushmore Plaza. Other …

— Find out what you can already be doing to prepare at our free, two-part webinar. Retirement Planning: Top Tips to Get or Stay on Track Part 1: Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Part 2: Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6 p.m. CT Are you making the right decisions today for a better retirement down the road? You can and AARP is here to help you get on track with your retirement plans. Simply register now for our free, two-part …

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— Every 2 seconds, someone’s identity is stolen. Helping South Dakotans fight back against fraud is a priority for AARP South Dakota and that’s why this month we are hosting the third annual Operation: Stop Scams Tour. As tax season comes to a close, join AARP volunteers at free fraud seminars and shredding events in communities across South Dakota. FREE DRIVE THRU SHREDDING SERVICES These events are free and open to the public. Registration and/or AARP membership is not required to attend. Please …

— Sioux Falls is the newest member of the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities – the first South Dakota community to earn the honor. As a member, Sioux Falls gains access to global resources and information on age-friendly best practices, models of assessment and implementation, and the experiences of towns and cities around the world. The Age-Friendly Network was launched in 2012 and operates under the auspices of the World Health Organization’s Age-Friendly Cities and Communities Program. Its purpose is to help …

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— With week nine in the books, we have officially completed the last full week of South Dakota’s 2019 legislative session.  We spent this week wrapping up our work in the Capitol and looking ahead to the priorities that have been laid out for 2019. This week, we testified in support of three bills which we have been following throughout the legislative session: On Monday, AARP South Dakota testified in favor of House Bill (HB) 1099.  HB 1099 is a caregiver …

— AARP in Sioux Falls is excited to be partnering again with Active Generations and Frontier Bank to present the 9th Annual Money Matter for All Ages Seminar on Thursday, April 4. The event will feature various free 45-minute seminars, running throughout the day (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.), on topics that are relevant to every stage of life!  Some of the featured content will include: Retirement Planning Identity Theft Social Security Overview Reasonable Home Adaptations Long Term Care Insurance Downsizing …

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— The month of March is officially upon us and AARP South Dakota’s work for you continues in Pierre. We have only one full week of the 2019 SD Legislative Session remaining so we spent much of this week following up on ongoing legislation. On Thursday, AARP South Dakota testified, again, in favor of House Bill (HB) 1050 this time before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As you’ll recall, House Bill 1050 revises certain provisions regarding the use and possession of credit card scanning …

— AARP South Dakota is keeping its members informed about where and how to have a good time. By connecting online, residents can find entertaining events in their area. Members can follow AARP South Dakota at aarp.org/sd or opt in to local emails by submitting their address at aarp.org/yes2emailSD. Users will receive timely messages about free local events, such as movie screenings in Sioux Falls and Rapid City. For those active on social media, AARP South Dakota is also sharing information …