— Get Helpful Guidance at Our Online Q&A Webinar Prepare to Care: Paying for Your Loved One’s Care Part 1: Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT Part 2: Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 6 – 6:30 p.m. CT It can happen suddenly. One day, a loved one might be relatively healthy. The next, they could be facing a serious — and costly — health challenge. Don’t wait for a crisis to occur before talking to your loved one about …

— AARP South Dakota is encouraging members who care about health care, financial security, caregiving and other hot-button issues to become e-activists. AARP South Dakota sends emails to e-activists when legislation on key issues is winding its way through Pierre or Washington. The emails explain how to get in touch with lawmakers and suggest a meaningful response. The state’s next legislative session begins Jan. 9. To get involved, call 866-542-8172 toll-free or send an email to sdaarp@aarp.org.

— The holidays are a busy time, not just for consumers, but for con artists as well. To keep your wallet safe, tune in to a tele-town hall, which airs live on Thursday, Dec. 15, on South Dakota Public Broadcasting stations. The “South Dakota Focus” program begins at 8 p.m. CT/7 p.m. MT. State Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) and AARP Fraud Watch Network experts will discuss the latest scams, and viewers can call in to ask questions. In 2015, the …