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— AARP SD sat down with this year’s candidates for South Dakota Governor to ask about the issues most important to our members and communities including transportation, telehealth, and community services. Watch how they responded below, so you can cast an educated vote this November. Question 1: Protecting the Elderly A recent nationwide study estimated financial loss by victims of elder financial abuse to be at least $2.9 billion. How will you support strengthening laws to protect seniors from abuse and financial …

— 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.

— For the last 4 years, the Hegg Brothers Holiday Jam in Sioux Falls has been one of AARP SD’s most popular events – bringing in more than 500 members and guests for an evening of jazz-infused holiday classics.  This year, AARP SD is excited to be expanding our partnership with the popular jazz combo to include concerts in five communities all across South Dakota! Join us, the Hegg Brothers and their talented friends, for an evening of holiday fun in …

— AARP South Dakota is hosting shredding events across the state this month as part of Operation Stop Scams, a series of AARP events nationwide. The goal is to help residents safely dispose of outdated documents that may contain personal information. South Dakotans filed nearly 3,300 complaints of fraud and identity theft with the Federal Trade Commission in 2016 and across the nation, someone’s identity is stolen every two seconds.  Despite how common this crime has become, it’s one of the …

— Hundreds of AARP members and guests in the Sioux Falls area are already looking forward to this year’s Holiday Jam with the Hegg Brothers on Dec. 17. The concert will feature the popular band, led by brothers Jeremy and Jon Hegg, known for its lush and rhythmic horn-band sound. Expect seasonal classics and some contemporary arrangements. A dessert reception for AARP members and guests will be held before the performance. “It has really become one of our premier events of …

— AARP South Dakota will sponsor candidate debates and bipartisan issue forums in October to help voters make informed decisions at the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 8. South Dakota Public Broadcasting will air the debates and forums as part of “South Dakota Focus,” a public affairs and news program that runs Thursdays at 8 p.m. Central/7 p.m. Mountain time. Viewers who have questions for the candidates can call in to the show at 800-456-0766. In addition to the presidential election and …