AARP South Dakota

News and events for the 50+ and their families in the Rushmore State
JUN 14, 2022
Elite women's soccer has arrived in South Dakota. Help us celebrate the inaugural season!
MAY 31, 2022
There's still time to get out and move
JUN 1, 2022
Summertime is here, and so is the annual Levitt at the Falls concert series at Falls Park West.  
JUN 9, 2022
All registered voters can request no-excuse absentee ballots and vote from home in November's general election.
MAY 13, 2022
Mary Michaels joined the AARP South Dakota team on May 2, 2022.
MAY 1, 2022
AARP and South Dakota’s Helpline Center are testing a service that allows family caregivers to sign up for phone or text support from trained staff. Now in its second year, the pilot program will continue to accept new participants in May. 
APR 20, 2022
South Dakota’s June 7 primary election will decide which candidates appear on November’s general election ballot and whether a critical ballot initiative, Constitutional Amendment C, will pass.
MAY 13, 2022
No matter where you are in the caregiver journey, these local agencies and organizations can help make the process easier
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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!
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A guide to where, when and how to get a COVID-19 vaccine or booster.
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South Dakota’s June 7 primary election could decide which candidates appear on November’s general election ballot and whether a critical ballot initiative, Constitutional Amendment C, will pass. 
South Dakota Governor converses with AARP staff and volunteers.
Veto Day marks the end of South Dakota’s 2022 legislative session. Funding for high-speed internet expansion, improvements to power of attorney laws, and other bills championed by AARP South Dakota passed in 2022.
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South Dakota State Capitol in Winter
AARP South Dakota continues to urge our elected officials to enact policies and prioritize funding for programs that support South Dakotans aged 50 and older. The Governor has until March 28 to sign or veto legislation.
Group of eight people walking across the street at a pedestrian-friendly crosswalk.
America Walks and AARP South Dakota invite advocates for walkable, more livable communities in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa & Nebraska to apply for a six-month Fellowship with the Central Region Walking College by April 15.
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There are only 2 weeks left in the legislative session—Help us urge lawmakers in Pierre to pass bill that would let voters update information, like their address or party affiliation, easily and securely on the Secretary of State’s website.
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The South Dakota Senate voted down a bill to broaden Medicaid eligibility earlier this year. Medicaid Expansion will be on your General Election ballot as Constitutional Amendment D.
Tell Lawmakers: VOTE YES to expand Medicaid eligibility from AARP South Dakota.
Make your voice heard before they vote. We made it easy to send South Dakota Senators a strong message of support for SB 186 in just a few clicks:
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