— 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.

— Lawmakers will consider recommendations from a state task force about how to provide additional support for residents with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. State leaders, including representatives from AARP South Dakota, have been developing proposals for the legislative session that starts Jan. 8. The plan will include ways to improve public awareness, boost access to care, support family caregivers, and bolster training and workforce development. The recommendations will also focus on safety, legal issues and research related to the disease. …

— It’s home improvement season, and to help members age in place, AARP South Dakota is offering information on how to make a home safe and comfortable at any age. Go to aarp.org/homefit to download an AARP HomeFit guide. To request a free packet of materials to be mailed to you or a loved one, email sdaarp@aarp.org or call 866-542-8172 toll-free.

— A new state law allows a court to grant authority over online banking, credit card and social media accounts to a conservator of a vulnerable person or an executor of an estate. Many states are grappling with who owns the online accounts of a recently deceased family member. The South Dakota law, which took effect July 1, allows caregivers to seek court authority to deactivate or boost cybersecurity on a loved one’s accounts. If left inactive, these so-called digital assets …